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RNS Number : 4118J
Morgan Stanley & Co. Int'l plc
28 June 2017
 

 

 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:

Morgan Stanley & Co. International plc

(b) Name of offeror/offeree in relation to whose relevant securities this form relates:

     Use a separate form for each offeror/offeree

Sky Plc

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

 

Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc

(d) Date dealing undertaken:

27 JUNE 2017

(e) Has the EPT previously disclosed, or is it today  disclosing, under the Code in respect of any other party to this offer?

Yes

 

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

 50p ordinary

 PURCHASES

 1,181,553

 9.7050 GBP

 9.6100 GBP

 50p ordinary

 SALES

 1,215,325

 9.7050 GBP

 9.6150 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

 50p ordinary

 CFD

 LONG

 36,700

 9.6250 GBP

 50p ordinary

 CFD

 LONG

 35,972

 9.6284 GBP

 50p ordinary

 CFD

 LONG

 40,752

 9.6300 GBP

 50p ordinary

 CFD

 LONG

 47,500

 9.6408 GBP

 50p ordinary

 CFD

 LONG

 10,190

 9.6416 GBP

 50p ordinary

 CFD

 LONG

 6,362

 9.6420 GBP

 50p ordinary

 CFD

 LONG

 6,210

 9.6447 GBP

 50p ordinary

 CFD

 LONG

 203

 9.6451 GBP

 50p ordinary

 CFD

 LONG

 1,977

 9.6451 GBP

 50p ordinary

 CFD

 LONG

 251

 9.6451 GBP

 50p ordinary

 CFD

 LONG

 265

 9.6451 GBP

 50p ordinary

 CFD

 LONG

 40

 9.6451 GBP

 50p ordinary

 CFD

 LONG

 50

 9.6451 GBP

 50p ordinary

 CFD

 LONG

 349

 9.6451 GBP

 50p ordinary

 CFD

 LONG

 9,888

 9.6451 GBP

 50p ordinary

 CFD

 LONG

 28,946

 9.6477 GBP

 50p ordinary

 CFD

 LONG

 17,762

 9.6481 GBP

 50p ordinary

 CFD

 LONG

 52,988

 9.6561 GBP

 50p ordinary

 CFD

 LONG

 1,205

 9.6574 GBP

 50p ordinary

 CFD

 LONG

 2,221

 9.6574 GBP

 50p ordinary

 CFD

 LONG

 705

 9.6574 GBP

 50p ordinary

 CFD

 LONG

 373

 9.6574 GBP

 50p ordinary

 CFD

 LONG

 55

 9.6574 GBP

 50p ordinary

 CFD

 LONG

 92

 9.6591 GBP

 50p ordinary

 CFD

 LONG

 980

 9.6750 GBP

 50p ordinary

 CFD

 SHORT

 1,712

 9.6197 GBP

 50p ordinary

 CFD

 SHORT

 299

 9.6197 GBP

 50p ordinary

 CFD

 SHORT

 2,679

 9.6250 GBP

 50p ordinary

 CFD

 SHORT

 2,191

 9.6250 GBP

 50p ordinary

 CFD

 SHORT

 19,829

 9.6254 GBP

 50p ordinary

 CFD

 SHORT

 1,183

 9.6259 GBP

 50p ordinary

 CFD

 SHORT

 9

 9.6300 GBP

 50p ordinary

 CFD

 SHORT

 52,030

 9.6392 GBP

 50p ordinary

 CFD

 SHORT

 1,571

 9.6432 GBP

 50p ordinary

 CFD

 SHORT

 12,338

 9.6432 GBP

 50p ordinary

 CFD

 SHORT

 28,017

 9.6434 GBP

 50p ordinary

 CFD

 SHORT

 12,106

 9.6436 GBP

 50p ordinary

 CFD

 SHORT

 724

 9.6450 GBP

 50p ordinary

 CFD

 SHORT

 8,176

 9.6460 GBP

 50p ordinary

 CFD

 SHORT

 55,420

 9.6471 GBP

 50p ordinary

 CFD

 SHORT

 946

 9.6476 GBP

 50p ordinary

 CFD

 SHORT

 39,081

 9.6506 GBP

 50p ordinary

 CFD

 SHORT

 47,500

 9.6511 GBP

 50p ordinary

 CFD

 SHORT

 2,845

 9.6624 GBP

 50p ordinary

 CFD

 SHORT

 535

 9.6639 GBP

 50p ordinary

 CFD

 SHORT

 2,520

 9.6723 GBP

 50p ordinary

 CFD

 SHORT

 2,520

 9.6748 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

 Number of securities

 Exercise price per unit

 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

 

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

 

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.

 

 

 

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:

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 JUNE 2017

Contact name:

Craig Horsley

Telephone number:

+44(141) 245 7736

 

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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