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RNS Number : 7126I
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
01 September 2016
 

FORM 8.5 (EPT/RI)

 

PUBLIC DEALING DISCLOSURE BY AN EXEMPT PRINCIPAL TRADER WITH RECOGNISED INTERMEDIARY STATUS DEALING IN A CLIENT-SERVING CAPACITY
Rule 8.5 of the Takeover Code (the "Code")

 

1.

KEY INFORMATION

(a)

Name of exempt principal trader:

Bank of America Merrill Lynch

(b)

Name of offeror/offeree in relation to whose
relevant securities this form relates:
Use a separate form for each offeror/offeree

London Stock Exchange Group PLC

(c)

Name of the party to the offer with which exempt principal trader is connected:

Deutsche Boerse AG

(d)

Date dealing undertaken:

31/08/2016

(e)

In addition to the company in 1(b) above, is the
exempt principal trader making disclosures in
respect of any other party to this offer?
If it is a cash offer or possible cash offer, state "N/A"

YES

If YES, specify which:


(Deutsche Boerse AG)

 

2.

DEALINGS BY THE EXEMPT PRINCIPAL TRADER

 

Where there have been dealings in more than one class of relevant securities of the offeror or offeree named in 1(b), copy table 2(a), (b), (c) or (d) (as appropriate) for each additional class
of relevant security dealt in.

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

 

(a)

Purchases and sales

Class of relevant security

Purchases/
sales

Total number of securities

Highest price
per unit
paid/received

Lowest price
per unit
paid/received

Common - ISIN GB00B0SWJX34

Purchase

113,856

27.83 GBP

27.41 GBP

Common - ISIN GB00B0SWJX34

Sale

156,635

27.83 GBP

27.41 GBP

 

(b)

Cash-settled derivative transactions

Class of
relevant security

Product description
e.g. CFD

Nature of dealing
e.g. opening/closing a
long/short position, increasing/reducing a
long/short position

Number of reference securities

Price per unit

Common - ISIN GB00B0SWJX34

Swaps

Long

35,266

27.61 GBP

Common - ISIN GB00B0SWJX34

Swaps

Short

245

27.612 GBP

Common - ISIN GB00B0SWJX34

Swaps

Short

35,407

27.612 GBP

Common - ISIN GB00B0SWJX34

Swaps

Short

26

27.542 GBP

Common - ISIN GB00B0SWJX34

Swaps

Short

1,287

27.542 GBP

Common - ISIN GB00B0SWJX34

Swaps

Long

408

27.595 GBP

Common - ISIN GB00B0SWJX34

Swaps

Short

596

27.542 GBP

Common - ISIN GB00B0SWJX34

Swaps

Short

659

27.542 GBP

Common - ISIN GB00B0SWJX34

Swaps

Short

375

27.542 GBP

Common - ISIN GB00B0SWJX34

Swaps

Short

76

27.609 GBP

Common - ISIN GB00B0SWJX34

Swaps

Short

234

27.542 GBP

Common - ISIN GB00B0SWJX34

Swaps

Short

4,972

27.542 GBP

Common - ISIN GB00B0SWJX34

Swaps

Long

152

27.528 GBP

Common - ISIN GB00B0SWJX34

Swaps

Long

619

27.602 GBP

Common - ISIN GB00B0SWJX34

Swaps

Short

1,646

27.588 GBP

Common - ISIN GB00B0SWJX34

Swaps

Short

185

27.588 GBP

Common - ISIN GB00B0SWJX34

Swaps

Short

408

27.588 GBP

Common - ISIN GB00B0SWJX34

Swaps

Short

408

27.588 GBP

Common - ISIN GB00B0SWJX34

Swaps

Short

2,097

27.653 GBP

Common - ISIN GB00B0SWJX34

Swaps

Long

9,502

27.512 GBP

Common - ISIN GB00B0SWJX34

Swaps

Long

6,108

27.512 GBP

Common - ISIN GB00B0SWJX34

Swaps

Long

7,466

27.512 GBP

Common - ISIN GB00B0SWJX34

Swaps

Long

5,768

27.512 GBP

Common - ISIN GB00B0SWJX34

Swaps

Long

6,788

27.512 GBP

Common - ISIN GB00B0SWJX34

Swaps

Long

3,394

27.512 GBP

Common - ISIN GB00B0SWJX34

Swaps

Long

25,625

27.512 GBP

Common - ISIN GB00B0SWJX34

Swaps

Long

4,915

27.512 GBP

Common - ISIN GB00B0SWJX34

Swaps

Long

5,769

27.512 GBP

Common - ISIN GB00B0SWJX34

Swaps

Long

6,788

27.512 GBP

Common - ISIN GB00B0SWJX34

Swaps

Long

5,769

27.512 GBP

Common - ISIN GB00B0SWJX34

Swaps

Long

6,108

27.512 GBP

Common - ISIN GB00B0SWJX34

Swaps

Short

5,709

27.552 GBP

Common - ISIN GB00B0SWJX34

Swaps

Short

1,456

27.489 GBP

Common - ISIN GB00B0SWJX34

Swaps

Short

82

27.651 GBP

Common - ISIN GB00B0SWJX34

Swaps

Long

133

27.77 GBP

Common - ISIN GB00B0SWJX34

Swaps

Long

82

27.55 GBP

Common - ISIN GB00B0SWJX34

Swaps

Short

133

27.651 GBP

 

(c)

Stock-settled derivative transactions (including options)

(i)

Writing, selling, purchasing or varying

Class
of
relevant security

Product description e.g. call option

Writing, purchasing, selling, varying etc.

Number
of
securities to which option relates

Exercise
price
per unit

Type
e.g. American, European etc.

Expiry date

Option money paid/ received per unit

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

 

(ii)

Exercise

Class of relevant security

Product description
e.g. call option

Exercising/
exercised
against

Number of
securities

Exercise Price per
unit

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

 

(d)

Other dealings (including subscribing for new securities)

Class of relevant security

Nature of dealing
e.g. subscription, conversion

Details

Price per unit (if applicable)

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

 

3.

OTHER INFORMATION

 

(a)

Indemnity and other dealing arrangements

 

Details of any indemnity or option arrangement, or any agreement or understanding, formal or informal, relating to relevant securities which may be an inducement to deal
or refrain from dealing entered into by the exempt principal trader 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, state "none"

None

 

(b)

Agreements, arrangements or understandings relating to options or derivatives

 

Details of any agreement, arrangement or understanding, formal or informal, between the exempt principal trader making the disclosure and any other person relating to:
(i) the voting rights of any relevant securities under any option; or
(ii) The voting rights or future acquisition or disposal of any relevant securities to which any derivative is referenced:
If there are no such agreements, arrangements or understandings, state "none"

None

 

Date of disclosure:

01/09/2016

Contact name:

Harshini Gopa

Telephone number:

+44207 996 3410

 

Public disclosures under Rule 8 of the Code must be made to a Regulatory Information
Service and must also be emailed to the Takeover Panel at
[email protected].
The Panel's Market Surveillance Unit is available for consultation in relation to the Code's
dealing disclosure requirements on +44 (0)20 7638 0129.

The Code can be viewed on the Panel's website at
www.thetakeoverpanel.org.uk.


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