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Merrill Lynch Intl (DTG) Syndicate
19 September 2016

19 September 2016


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Pre-stabilisation Period Announcement


Merrill Lynch International (contact: Dharit Patel ; telephone: 0044 207 9953966) hereby gives notice, as Stabilisation Coordinator, that the Stabilisation Manager(s) named below may stabilise the offer of the following securities in accordance with Commission Delegated Regulation EU/2016/1052 under the Market Abuse Regulation (EU/596/2014).


The securities:




Guarantor (if any):


Aggregate nominal amount:

GBP 450mm


Perpetual non call Dec-2022 AT1 subordinated bond offering, ISIN: XS1346644799

Offer price:

To be confirmed, with initial price thoughts at 91 cash price area

Other offer terms:




Stabilisation Manager(s):

Merrill Lynch International (Stabilisation Coordinator)


Barclays Bank PLC


Citigroup Global Markets Limited


Morgan Stanley & Co. International plc


Stabilisation period expected to start on:

19 September 2016

Stabilisation period expected to end no later than:

18 October 2016 (30 days after the proposed issue date of the securities)

Existence, maximum size and conditions of use of over-allotment facility:

The Stabilisation Manager(s) may over-allot the securities to the extent permitted in accordance with applicable law.

Stabilisation trading venue:

Over the counter (OTC)


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