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Morgan Stanley & Co. Int'l plc
30 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:

29 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

 7,446,950

 9.9800 GBP

 9.5350 GBP

 50p ordinary

 SALES

 5,777,692

 9.9800 GBP

 9.5300 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

 208,753

 9.6317 GBP

 50p ordinary

 CFD

 LONG

 34,867

 9.7553 GBP

 50p ordinary

 CFD

 LONG

 35,133

 9.7553 GBP

 50p ordinary

 CFD

 LONG

 500,000

 9.7703 GBP

 50p ordinary

 CFD

 LONG

 6,894

 9.7775 GBP

 50p ordinary

 CFD

 LONG

 5,724

 9.7778 GBP

 50p ordinary

 CFD

 LONG

 156,899

 9.7778 GBP

 50p ordinary

 CFD

 LONG

 927

 9.7792 GBP

 50p ordinary

 CFD

 LONG

 252

 9.7792 GBP

 50p ordinary

 CFD

 LONG

 6,170

 9.7792 GBP

 50p ordinary

 CFD

 LONG

 1,676

 9.7792 GBP

 50p ordinary

 CFD

 LONG

 313

 9.7792 GBP

 50p ordinary

 CFD

 LONG

 15,000

 9.7800 GBP

 50p ordinary

 CFD

 LONG

 100,000

 9.7802 GBP

 50p ordinary

 CFD

 LONG

 15,626

 9.7889 GBP

 50p ordinary

 CFD

 LONG

 4,500

 9.7946 GBP

 50p ordinary

 CFD

 LONG

 100,000

 9.8194 GBP

 50p ordinary

 CFD

 LONG

 13,959

 9.8337 GBP

 50p ordinary

 CFD

 LONG

 608,556

 9.8354 GBP

 50p ordinary

 CFD

 LONG

 55,214

 9.8377 GBP

 50p ordinary

 CFD

 LONG

 1,430

 9.8401 GBP

 50p ordinary

 CFD

 LONG

 11,622

 9.8401 GBP

 50p ordinary

 CFD

 LONG

 95,529

 9.8409 GBP

 50p ordinary

 CFD

 LONG

 3,766

 9.8418 GBP

 50p ordinary

 CFD

 LONG

 11,769

 9.8418 GBP

 50p ordinary

 CFD

 LONG

 1,988

 9.8418 GBP

 50p ordinary

 CFD

 LONG

 6,423

 9.8418 GBP

 50p ordinary

 CFD

 LONG

 268

 9.8419 GBP

 50p ordinary

 CFD

 LONG

 4,221

 9.8440 GBP

 50p ordinary

 CFD

 LONG

 26,620

 9.8440 GBP

 50p ordinary

 CFD

 LONG

 490,309

 9.8588 GBP

 50p ordinary

 CFD

 LONG

 27,395

 9.8594 GBP

 50p ordinary

 CFD

 LONG

 112,341

 9.8795 GBP

 50p ordinary

 CFD

 LONG

 58

 9.8863 GBP

 50p ordinary

 CFD

 LONG

 1,654

 9.8900 GBP

 50p ordinary

 CFD

 LONG

 200,000

 9.8907 GBP

 50p ordinary

 CFD

 LONG

 20,000

 9.8919 GBP

 50p ordinary

 CFD

 LONG

 20,000

 9.9009 GBP

 50p ordinary

 CFD

 LONG

 10,000

 9.9050 GBP

 50p ordinary

 CFD

 LONG

 2,758

 9.9081 GBP

 50p ordinary

 CFD

 LONG

 1,328

 9.9176 GBP

 50p ordinary

 CFD

 SHORT

 7,500

 9.5550 GBP

 50p ordinary

 CFD

 SHORT

 195,000

 9.5945 GBP

 50p ordinary

 CFD

 SHORT

 273

 9.6000 GBP

 50p ordinary

 CFD

 SHORT

 5,721

 9.6400 GBP

 50p ordinary

 CFD

 SHORT

 14,279

 9.6498 GBP

 50p ordinary

 CFD

 SHORT

 26,489

 9.6554 GBP

 50p ordinary

 CFD

 SHORT

 149,041

 9.7755 GBP

 50p ordinary

 CFD

 SHORT

 14,977

 9.7915 GBP

 50p ordinary

 CFD

 SHORT

 7,833

 9.7938 GBP

 50p ordinary

 CFD

 SHORT

 608,556

 9.8015 GBP

 50p ordinary

 CFD

 SHORT

 20,326

 9.8104 GBP

 50p ordinary

 CFD

 SHORT

 4,500

 9.8144 GBP

 50p ordinary

 CFD

 SHORT

 122,481

 9.8318 GBP

 50p ordinary

 CFD

 SHORT

 19,972

 9.8411 GBP

 50p ordinary

 CFD

 SHORT

 65,191

 9.8529 GBP

 50p ordinary

 CFD

 SHORT

 393,581

 9.8529 GBP

 50p ordinary

 CFD

 SHORT

 41,063

 9.8543 GBP

 50p ordinary

 CFD

 SHORT

 147,867

 9.8543 GBP

 50p ordinary

 CFD

 SHORT

 40,000

 9.8592 GBP

 50p ordinary

 CFD

 SHORT

 876

 9.8626 GBP

 50p ordinary

 CFD

 SHORT

 23,206

 9.8634 GBP

 50p ordinary

 CFD

 SHORT

 161

 9.8650 GBP

 50p ordinary

 CFD

 SHORT

 9,555

 9.8662 GBP

 50p ordinary

 CFD

 SHORT

 100,000

 9.8698 GBP

 50p ordinary

 CFD

 SHORT

 39,000

 9.8747 GBP

 50p ordinary

 CFD

 SHORT

 3,632

 9.8758 GBP

 50p ordinary

 CFD

 SHORT

 1,370

 9.8775 GBP

 50p ordinary

 CFD

 SHORT

 134

 9.8797 GBP

 50p ordinary

 CFD

 SHORT

 19,995

 9.8797 GBP

 50p ordinary

 CFD

 SHORT

 9,351

 9.8800 GBP

 50p ordinary

 CFD

 SHORT

 24,210

 9.8800 GBP

 50p ordinary

 CFD

 SHORT

 11,429

 9.8800 GBP

 50p ordinary

 CFD

 SHORT

 29,590

 9.8800 GBP

 50p ordinary

 CFD

 SHORT

 200,000

 9.8811 GBP

 50p ordinary

 CFD

 SHORT

 1,889

 9.8847 GBP

 50p ordinary

 CFD

 SHORT

 100,000

 9.8850 GBP

 50p ordinary

 CFD

 SHORT

 438

 9.8868 GBP

 50p ordinary

 CFD

 SHORT

 20,000

 9.8874 GBP

 50p ordinary

 CFD

 SHORT

 2,500

 9.8941 GBP

 50p ordinary

 CFD

 SHORT

 13,577

 9.8948 GBP

 50p ordinary

 CFD

 SHORT

 77,300

 9.8986 GBP

 50p ordinary

 CFD

 SHORT

 7,500

 9.9000 GBP

 50p ordinary

 CFD

 SHORT

 1,056

 9.9042 GBP

 50p ordinary

 CFD

 SHORT

 1,676

 9.9042 GBP

 50p ordinary

 CFD

 SHORT

 252

 9.9042 GBP

 50p ordinary

 CFD

 SHORT

 172

 9.9042 GBP

 50p ordinary

 CFD

 SHORT

 25,000

 9.9146 GBP

 50p ordinary

 CFD

 SHORT

 25,000

 9.9146 GBP

 50p ordinary

 CFD

 SHORT

 40,000

 9.9278 GBP

 50p ordinary

 CFD

 SHORT

 27,155

 9.9475 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:

30 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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