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Bank of America Merrill Lynch
28 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

Deutsche Boerse AG

(c)

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

Deutsche Boerse AG

(d)

Date dealing undertaken:

27/09/2016

(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:


(London Stock Exchange Group PLC)

 

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 DE0005810055

Purchase

51,670

72.49 EUR

70.56 EUR

Common - ISIN DE0005810055

Sale

49,491

72.402 EUR

70.77 EUR

Tendered - ISIN DE000A2AA253

Purchase

71,666

73.41 EUR

71.685 EUR

Tendered - ISIN DE000A2AA253

Sale

79,711

73.63 EUR

71.63 EUR

 

(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 DE0005810055

Swaps

Short

154

71.437 EUR

Common - ISIN DE0005810055

Swaps

Short

4,161

71.207 EUR

Common - ISIN DE0005810055

Swaps

Long

16

71.91 EUR

Common - ISIN DE0005810055

Swaps

Short

202

71.21 EUR

Common - ISIN DE0005810055

Swaps

Short

15

71.205 EUR

Common - ISIN DE0005810055

Swaps

Long

3

71.102 EUR

Common - ISIN DE0005810055

Swaps

Long

9

71.031 EUR

Common - ISIN DE0005810055

Swaps

Long

751

70.898 EUR

Common - ISIN DE0005810055

Swaps

Long

2,174

71.097 EUR

Common - ISIN DE0005810055

Swaps

Long

713

71.058 EUR

Tendered - ISIN DE000A2AA253

Swaps

Short

1

72.001 EUR

Tendered - ISIN DE000A2AA253

Swaps

Short

3,423

72.267 EUR

Tendered - ISIN DE000A2AA253

Swaps

Long

3,423

72.048 EUR

Tendered - ISIN DE000A2AA253

Swaps

Short

6,181

72.346 EUR

Tendered - ISIN DE000A2AA253

Swaps

Short

2,057

71.988 EUR

Tendered - ISIN DE000A2AA253

Swaps

Short

1,300

71.963 EUR

Tendered - ISIN DE000A2AA253

Swaps

Long

304

72.374 EUR

Tendered - ISIN DE000A2AA253

Swaps

Long

225

72.643 EUR

Tendered - ISIN DE000A2AA253

Swaps

Long

103

72.374 EUR

Tendered - ISIN DE000A2AA253

Swaps

Short

560

72.067 EUR

 

 

(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:

28/09/2016

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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