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RNS Number : 6866M
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
17 October 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:

14/10/2016

(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

46,606

28.56 GBP

28 GBP

Common - ISIN GB00B0SWJX34

Sale

48,959

28.49 GBP

28 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

Short

20,939

28.289 GBP

Common - ISIN GB00B0SWJX34

Swaps

Short

23

28.289 GBP

Common - ISIN GB00B0SWJX34

Swaps

Long

20,833

28.294 GBP

Common - ISIN GB00B0SWJX34

Swaps

Short

109

28.273 GBP

Common - ISIN GB00B0SWJX34

Swaps

Short

330

28.532 GBP

Common - ISIN GB00B0SWJX34

Swaps

Short

458

28.273 GBP

Common - ISIN GB00B0SWJX34

Swaps

Long

251

28.341 GBP

Common - ISIN GB00B0SWJX34

Swaps

Long

458

28.341 GBP

Common - ISIN GB00B0SWJX34

Swaps

Short

559

28.274 GBP

Common - ISIN GB00B0SWJX34

Swaps

Short

70

28.273 GBP

Common - ISIN GB00B0SWJX34

Swaps

Long

3,411

28.341 GBP

Common - ISIN GB00B0SWJX34

Swaps

Long

140

28.341 GBP

Common - ISIN GB00B0SWJX34

Swaps

Short

20

28.313 GBP

Common - ISIN GB00B0SWJX34

Swaps

Long

5,455

28.341 GBP

Common - ISIN GB00B0SWJX34

Swaps

Short

140

28.274 GBP

Common - ISIN GB00B0SWJX34

Swaps

Short

251

28.295 GBP

Common - ISIN GB00B0SWJX34

Swaps

Short

3,411

28.249 GBP

Common - ISIN GB00B0SWJX34

Swaps

Short

117

28.293 GBP

Common - ISIN GB00B0SWJX34

Swaps

Short

302

28.278 GBP

Common - ISIN GB00B0SWJX34

Swaps

Short

1,443

28.254 GBP

Common - ISIN GB00B0SWJX34

Swaps

Short

525

28.263 GBP

Common - ISIN GB00B0SWJX34

Swaps

Long

247

28.33 GBP

Common - ISIN GB00B0SWJX34

Swaps

Short

989

28.272 GBP

Common - ISIN GB00B0SWJX34

Swaps

Short

1,132

28.321 GBP

Common - ISIN GB00B0SWJX34

Swaps

Short

221

28.321 GBP

Common - ISIN GB00B0SWJX34

Swaps

Short

750

28.321 GBP

Common - ISIN GB00B0SWJX34

Swaps

Long

284

28.212 GBP

Common - ISIN GB00B0SWJX34

Swaps

Short

1,318

28.252 GBP

Common - ISIN GB00B0SWJX34

Swaps

Short

667

28.003 GBP

Common - ISIN GB00B0SWJX34

Swaps

Long

667

28.218 GBP

Common - ISIN GB00B0SWJX34

Swaps

Long

477

28.297 GBP

Common - ISIN GB00B0SWJX34

Swaps

Long

503

28.278 GBP

Common - ISIN GB00B0SWJX34

Swaps

Short

100

28.29 GBP

Common - ISIN GB00B0SWJX34

Swaps

Short

212

28.27 GBP

Common - ISIN GB00B0SWJX34

Swaps

Long

62

28.249 GBP

Common - ISIN GB00B0SWJX34

Swaps

Long

38

28.43 GBP

Common - ISIN GB00B0SWJX34

Swaps

Long

212

28.43 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:

17/10/2016

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.

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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