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Bank of America Merrill Lynch
12 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

SABMiller PLC

(c)

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

Anheuser-Busch InBev SA_NV

(d)

Date dealing undertaken:

09/09/2016

(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:


(Anheuser-Busch InBev SA_NV)

 

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 GB0004835483

Sale

457,723

43.895 GBP

43.75 GBP

Common - ISIN GB0004835483

Purchase

480,149

43.911 GBP

43.745 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 GB0004835483

Swaps

Long

3,306

43.859 GBP

Common - ISIN GB0004835483

Swaps

Long

2,052

43.869 GBP

Common - ISIN GB0004835483

Swaps

Short

112

43.905 GBP

Common - ISIN GB0004835483

Swaps

Long

112

43.825 GBP

Common - ISIN GB0004835483

Swaps

Short

205,896

43.833 GBP

Common - ISIN GB0004835483

Swaps

Long

1,994

43.836 GBP

Common - ISIN GB0004835483

Swaps

Long

203,006

43.836 GBP

Common - ISIN GB0004835483

Swaps

Short

900

43.834 GBP

Common - ISIN GB0004835483

Swaps

Long

900

43.83 GBP

Common - ISIN GB0004835483

Swaps

Short

5,500

43.811 GBP

Common - ISIN GB0004835483

Swaps

Long

4,862

43.828 GBP

Common - ISIN GB0004835483

Swaps

Long

720

43.779 GBP

Common - ISIN GB0004835483

Swaps

Long

935

43.779 GBP

Common - ISIN GB0004835483

Swaps

Long

12,487

43.709 GBP

Common - ISIN GB0004835483

Swaps

Long

6,250

43.779 GBP

Common - ISIN GB0004835483

Swaps

Short

250

43.763 GBP

Common - ISIN GB0004835483

Swaps

Short

44

43.842 GBP

Common - ISIN GB0004835483

Swaps

Short

1,669

43.824 GBP

Common - ISIN GB0004835483

Swaps

Long

1,514

43.779 GBP

Common - ISIN GB0004835483

Swaps

Long

3,913

43.709 GBP

Common - ISIN GB0004835483

Swaps

Long

2,093

43.786 GBP

Common - ISIN GB0004835483

Swaps

Long

6,193

43.709 GBP

Common - ISIN GB0004835483

Swaps

Long

2,881

43.779 GBP

Common - ISIN GB0004835483

Swaps

Long

3,149

43.786 GBP

Common - ISIN GB0004835483

Swaps

Long

8,260

43.81 GBP

Common - ISIN GB0004835483

Swaps

Long

306

43.779 GBP

Common - ISIN GB0004835483

Swaps

Long

2,571

43.81 GBP

Common - ISIN GB0004835483

Swaps

Long

2,647

43.81 GBP

Common - ISIN GB0004835483

Swaps

Long

85

43.786 GBP

Common - ISIN GB0004835483

Swaps

Long

78

43.786 GBP

Common - ISIN GB0004835483

Swaps

Short

9,300

43.854 GBP

Common - ISIN GB0004835483

Swaps

Short

2,796

43.829 GBP

Common - ISIN GB0004835483

Swaps

Long

4,507

43.709 GBP

Common - ISIN GB0004835483

Swaps

Long

22,666

43.81 GBP

Common - ISIN GB0004835483

Swaps

Long

9,089

43.786 GBP

Common - ISIN GB0004835483

Swaps

Short

69,500

43.911 GBP

Common - ISIN GB0004835483

Swaps

Short

8,500

43.911 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:

12/09/2016

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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