Massachusetts Financial Services Company UK Regulatory Announcement: Form 8.3 – SHAFTESBURY PLC

1.

KEY INFORMATION

(a)

Full name of the discloser:

Massachusetts Financial Services Corporation

(b)

Owner or control of disclosed holdings and short positions, if different from 1(a):

The designation of nominees or vehicle companies is insufficient. For a trust, the trustee(s), settlor and beneficiaries must be named.

(vs)

Name of the offeror/recipient in relation to the securities concerned by this form:

Use a separate form for each offeror/participant

SHAFTESBURY PLC

(D)

If an exempt fund manager is related to an offeror/beneficiary, state this and provide the identity of the offeror/beneficiary:

(e)

Date of position occupied/negotiation carried out:

For an open position disclosure, indicate the last practicable date before disclosure

May 13, 2022

(F)

In addition to the company mentioned in 1(c) above, does the discloser make disclosures regarding any other party to the offer?

If it is a cash offer or a possible cash offer, indicate “N/A”

YES

CAPITAL & COUNTIES PROPERTIES PLC

2.

POSITIONS OF THE PERSON MAKING THE DISCLOSURE

If there are positions or subscription rights to be disclosed in more than one class of relevant securities of the offeror or recipient named in 1(c), copy table 2(a) or (b) (depending on the case) for each additional category of relevant securities. Security.

(a)

Interests and short positions in relevant securities of the offeror or recipient to which the disclosure relates following the transaction (if any)

Class of security concerned:

Real Estate Investment Trust (GB0007990962)

Interests

Short positions

Number

%

Number

%

(1)

Securities concerned held and/or controlled:

11,324,602

2.95%

(2)

Derivatives settled in cash:

(3)

Derivatives settled in shares (including options) and purchase/sale contracts:

Total

11,324,602*

2.95%

*Massachusetts Financial Services Company has no discretion regarding voting decisions regarding the 540,683 shares included in the above total.

All interests and short positions must be disclosed.

Details of all open equity-settled derivative positions (including traded options) or agreements to buy or sell the relevant securities must be provided on Supplementary Form 8 (Open Positions).

(b)

Rights to subscribe for new securities (including options for directors and other employees)

Class of securities concerned in relation to which a subscription right exists:

Details, including the nature of the rights affected and the relevant percentages:

3.

TRANSACTIONS (IF ANY) BY THE PERSON MAKING THE DISCLOSURE

Where there have been transactions in more than one class of relevant securities of the originator or recipient named in 1(c), copy table 3(a), (b), (c) or (d) ) (as applicable) for each class of relevant securities traded.

The currency of all prices and other monetary amounts must be stated.

(a)

Purchases and sales

Relevant security class

Buy Sell

Number of titles

Price per unit

Real Estate Investment Trust (GB0007990962)

Sale

9,277

£5.6896

(b)

Cash-settled derivative transactions

Relevance class

Security

Product Description

for example CFDs

Type of transaction for example

open/close a long/short

position, increase/decrease a

long/short position

Number of

reference

securities

Price per unit

(vs)

Equity-settled derivative transactions (including options)

(I)

Write, sell, buy or vary

A kind of

relevant

Security

Product

the description

for example call

option

In writing,

purchase,

sale,

varying etc.

Number of

titles to

which option

to be related to

Exercise

price per unit

Type for example

American,

European

etc

Expiry

Date

Options Money

paid/received

per unit

(ii)

Exercise

Relevant security class

Product

the description
for example call

option

To exercise/

exercised against

Number of

securities

Strike Price Per

unity

(D)

Other transactions (including subscription of new securities)

Relevant security class

Type of transaction for example

subscription, transformation

Details

Unit price (if

in force)

4.

OTHER INFORMATION

(a)

Indemnity and other business arrangements

Details of any indemnity or option agreement, or any agreement or understanding, formal or informal, relating to the relevant securities which may be an inducement to trade or refrain from trading entered into by the person making the disclosure and any party to the offer or any person acting in concert with a party to the offer:

Irrevocable commitments and letters of intent should not be included. If there are no such agreements, arrangements or understandings, indicate “none”

Nothing

(b)

Agreements, Arrangements or Agreements Relating to Options or Derivatives

Details of any agreement, arrangement or understanding, formal or informal, between the person making the disclosure and any other person regarding:

(i) the voting rights of any relevant security under any option; or

(ii) voting rights or the future acquisition or disposal of any relevant security to which any derivative is referenced:

If there are no such agreements, arrangements or understandings, indicate “none”

Nothing

(vs)

Attachments

Is an additional form 8 (open positions) attached?

NOPE

Date of disclosure

May 16, 2022

Name of the contact

Nikki Cagan

Phone number

+442074297243