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RNS Number : 1048K
Societe Generale SA
06 April 2018
 

FORM 8.3

 

PUBLIC OPENING POSITION DISCLOSURE/DEALING DISCLOSURE BY

A PERSON WITH INTERESTS IN RELEVANT SECURITIES REPRESENTING 1% OR MORE

Rule 8.3 of the Takeover Code (the "Code")

 

1.         KEY INFORMATION

 

(a) Full name of discloser:

Société Générale S.A.

(b) Owner or controller of interests and short positions disclosed, if different from 1(a):

     The naming of nominee or vehicle companies is insufficient.  For a trust, the trustee(s), settlor and beneficiaries must be named.


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

     Use a separate form for each offeror/offeree

Sky Plc

(d) If an exempt fund manager connected with an offeror/offeree, state this and specify identity of offeror/offeree:


(e) Date position held/dealing undertaken:

     For an opening position disclosure, state the latest practicable date prior to the disclosure

05/04/2018

(f)  In addition to the company in 1(c) above, is the discloser making disclosures in respect of any other party to the offer?

     If it is a cash offer or possible cash offer, state "N/A"

NO

 

2.         POSITIONS OF THE PERSON MAKING THE DISCLOSURE

 

If there are positions or rights to subscribe to disclose in more than one class of relevant securities of the offeror or offeree named in 1(c), copy table 2(a) or (b) (as appropriate) for each additional class of relevant security.

 

(a)        Interests and short positions in the relevant securities of the offeror or offeree to which the disclosure relates following the dealing (if any)

 

Class of relevant security:

 

Ordinary

 

 

Interests

Short positions


Number

%

Number

%

(1) Relevant securities owned and/or controlled:

44,403,218

2.58

166,958

0.01

(2) Cash-settled derivatives:

 

20,568,509

1.20

43,078,445

2.51

(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options) and agreements to purchase/sell:

0

0.00

0

0.00

 

     TOTAL:

64,971,727

3.78

43,245,403

2.52

 

All interests and all short positions should be disclosed.

 

 

Details of any open stock-settled derivative positions (including traded options), or agreements to purchase or sell relevant securities, should be given on a Supplemental Form 8 (Open Positions).

(b)        Rights to subscribe for new securities (including directors' and other employee options)

 

Class of relevant security in relation to which subscription right exists:


Details, including nature of the rights concerned and relevant percentages:


 

3.         DEALINGS (IF ANY) BY THE PERSON MAKING THE DISCLOSURE

 

Where there have been dealings in more than one class of relevant securities of the offeror or offeree named in 1(c), copy table 3(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

 

Purchase/sale

 

Number of securities

Price per unit

GBP

Ordinary

Purchase

333

13.11

Ordinary

Purchase

482

13.195

Ordinary

Purchase

610

13.095

Ordinary

Purchase

334

13.11

Ordinary

Purchase

334

13.1

Ordinary

Purchase

334

13.095

Ordinary

Purchase

138

13.105

Ordinary

Purchase

334

13.095

Ordinary

Purchase

350

13.195

Ordinary

Purchase

1,101

13.1

Ordinary

Purchase

282

13.1

Ordinary

Purchase

282

13.1

Ordinary

Purchase

77

13.095

Ordinary

Purchase

163

13.095

Ordinary

Purchase

400

13.06

Ordinary

Purchase

172

13.06

Ordinary

Purchase

500

13.06

Ordinary

Purchase

238

13.09

Ordinary

Purchase

400

13.09

Ordinary

Purchase

723

13.14

Ordinary

Purchase

2,531

13.14

Ordinary

Purchase

4,235

13.14

Ordinary

Purchase

1,003

13.14

Ordinary

Purchase

6

13.14

Ordinary

Purchase

1,417

13.14

Ordinary

Purchase

583

13.14

Ordinary

Purchase

186

13.14

Ordinary

Purchase

30

13.14

Ordinary

Purchase

13

13.095

Ordinary

Purchase

1,925

13.165

Ordinary

Purchase

693

13.16

Ordinary

Purchase

401

13.215

Ordinary

Purchase

401

13.215

Ordinary

Purchase

210

13.095

Ordinary

Purchase

71

13.095

Ordinary

Purchase

356

13.195

Ordinary

Purchase

206

13.195

Ordinary

Purchase

750

13.095

Ordinary

Purchase

120

13.06

Ordinary

Purchase

117

13.06

Ordinary

Purchase

117

13.06

Ordinary

Purchase

500

13.06

Ordinary

Purchase

500

13.09

Ordinary

Purchase

106

13.09

Ordinary

Purchase

69

13.095

Ordinary

Purchase

275

13.095

Ordinary

Purchase

270

13.095

Ordinary

Purchase

981

13.095

Ordinary

Purchase

181

13.06

Ordinary

Purchase

566

13.06

Ordinary

Purchase

400

13.06

Ordinary

Purchase

1,215

13.195

Ordinary

Purchase

450

13.195

Ordinary

Purchase

401

13.195

Ordinary

Purchase

765

13.195

Ordinary

Purchase

2,229

13.14

Ordinary

Purchase

1,783

13.14

Ordinary

Purchase

1,646

13.14

Ordinary

Purchase

330

13.14

Ordinary

Purchase

29

13.14

Ordinary

Purchase

14,530

13.14

Ordinary

Purchase

2,006

13.14

Ordinary

Purchase

44

13.14

Ordinary

Purchase

1,416

13.14

Ordinary

Purchase

517

13.14

Ordinary

Purchase

8,754

13.14

Ordinary

Purchase

99,389

13.16089618

Ordinary

Purchase

7,000,000

13.215

Ordinary

Sale

224

13.09

Ordinary

Sale

305

13.09

Ordinary

Sale

168

13.09

Ordinary

Sale

331

13.195

Ordinary

Sale

2,151

13.16

Ordinary

Sale

963

13.16

Ordinary

Sale

478

13.07

Ordinary

Sale

332

13.17

Ordinary

Sale

160

13.065

Ordinary

Sale

348

13.065

Ordinary

Sale

800

13.065

Ordinary

Sale

332

13.17

Ordinary

Sale

334

13.115

Ordinary

Sale

346

13.125

Ordinary

Sale

335

13.065

Ordinary

Sale

335

13.085

Ordinary

Sale

332

13.155

Ordinary

Sale

332

13.165

Ordinary

Sale

312

13.11

Ordinary

Sale

800

13.11

Ordinary

Sale

105

13.11

Ordinary

Sale

332

13.165

Ordinary

Sale

334

13.11

Ordinary

Sale

335

13.055

Ordinary

Sale

334

13.09

Ordinary

Sale

331

13.195

Ordinary

Sale

332

13.165

Ordinary

Sale

332

13.165

Ordinary

Sale

333

13.13

Ordinary

Sale

331

13.195

Ordinary

Sale

751

13.1

Ordinary

Sale

116

13.165

Ordinary

Sale

332

13.17

Ordinary

Sale

516

13.055

Ordinary

Sale

216

13.165

Ordinary

Sale

334

13.11

Ordinary

Sale

334

13.085

Ordinary

Sale

929

13.065

Ordinary

Sale

331

13.195

Ordinary

Sale

401

13.15

Ordinary

Sale

211

13.195

Ordinary

Sale

120

13.195

Ordinary

Sale

332

13.165

Ordinary

Sale

848

13.1

Ordinary

Sale

332

13.17

Ordinary

Sale

333

13.125

Ordinary

Sale

401

13.15

Ordinary

Sale

612

13.055

Ordinary

Sale

441

13.1

Ordinary

Sale

737

13.15

Ordinary

Sale

257

13.18

Ordinary

Sale

74

13.18

Ordinary

Sale

224

13.195

Ordinary

Sale

107

13.195

Ordinary

Sale

113

13.165

Ordinary

Sale

497

13.15

Ordinary

Sale

219

13.165

Ordinary

Sale

344

13.175

Ordinary

Sale

332

13.16

Ordinary

Sale

493

13.17

Ordinary

Sale

289

13.06

Ordinary

Sale

1,569

13.06

Ordinary

Sale

331

13.17

Ordinary

Sale

331

13.19

Ordinary

Sale

273

13.135

Ordinary

Sale

203

13.165

Ordinary

Sale

129

13.165

Ordinary

Sale

345

13.045

Ordinary

Sale

800

13.19

Ordinary

Sale

684

13.08

Ordinary

Sale

348

13.05

Ordinary

Sale

332

13.165

Ordinary

Sale

331

13.21

Ordinary

Sale

334

13.11

Ordinary

Sale

800

13.19

Ordinary

Sale

331

13.195

Ordinary

Sale

332

13.165

Ordinary

Sale

361

13.07

Ordinary

Sale

695

13.075

Ordinary

Sale

335

13.05

Ordinary

Sale

335

13.055

Ordinary

Sale

333

13.125

Ordinary

Sale

385

13.165

Ordinary

Sale

347

13.09

Ordinary

Sale

334

13.085

Ordinary

Sale

314

13.195

Ordinary

Sale

332

13.165

Ordinary

Sale

335

13.055

Ordinary

Sale

334

13.105

Ordinary

Sale

332

13.175

Ordinary

Sale

331

13.19

Ordinary

Sale

722

13.085

Ordinary

Sale

370

13.215

Ordinary

Sale

424

13.215

Ordinary

Sale

598

13.06

Ordinary

Sale

331

13.06

Ordinary

Sale

248

13.125

Ordinary

Sale

590

13.15

Ordinary

Sale

253

13.09

Ordinary

Sale

500

13.16

Ordinary

Sale

1,154

13.15

Ordinary

Sale

17

13.195

Ordinary

Sale

250

13.085

Ordinary

Sale

666

13.11

Ordinary

Sale

141

13.07

Ordinary

Sale

275

13.115

Ordinary

Sale

130

13.09

Ordinary

Sale

46

13.06

Ordinary

Sale

2

13.055

Ordinary

Sale

430

13.085

Ordinary

Sale

44

13.115

Ordinary

Sale

3

13.045

Ordinary

Sale

14

13.11

Ordinary

Sale

522

13.1

Ordinary

Sale

58

13.08

Ordinary

Sale

76

13.1

Ordinary

Sale

212

13.08

Ordinary

Sale

800

13.05

Ordinary

Sale

760

13.1

Ordinary

Sale

147

13.05

Ordinary

Sale

1,094

13.1

Ordinary

Sale

613

13.11

Ordinary

Sale

327

13.16

Ordinary

Sale

500

13.1

Ordinary

Sale

163

13.08

Ordinary

Sale

247

13.145

Ordinary

Sale

500

13.125

Ordinary

Sale

800

13.15

Ordinary

Sale

316

13.175

Ordinary

Sale

66

13.175

Ordinary

Sale

90

13.175

Ordinary

Sale

319

13.06

Ordinary

Sale

342

13.06

Ordinary

Sale

273

13.13

Ordinary

Sale

184

13.19

Ordinary

Sale

61

13.17

Ordinary

Sale

145

13.17

Ordinary

Sale

860

13.1

Ordinary

Sale

102

13.1

Ordinary

Sale

319

13.115

Ordinary

Sale

69

13.175

Ordinary

Sale

41

13.175

Ordinary

Sale

303

13.175

Ordinary

Sale

2,697

13.155

Ordinary

Sale

800

13.1

Ordinary

Sale

400

13.125

Ordinary

Sale

273

13.065

Ordinary

Sale

154

13.1

Ordinary

Sale

1,700

13.1

Ordinary

Sale

403

13.09

Ordinary

Sale

400

13.065

Ordinary

Sale

314

13.125

Ordinary

Sale

209

13.19

Ordinary

Sale

68

13.19

Ordinary

Sale

72

13.19

Ordinary

Sale

326

13.19

Ordinary

Sale

107

13.17

Ordinary

Sale

15

13.11

Ordinary

Sale

517

13.14

Ordinary

Sale

16

13.11

Ordinary

Sale

333

13.12

Ordinary

Sale

333

13.085

Ordinary

Sale

333

13.085

Ordinary

Sale

333

13.055

Ordinary

Sale

333

13.085

Ordinary

Sale

333

13.11

Ordinary

Sale

149

13.135

Ordinary

Sale

333

13.11

Ordinary

Sale

333

13.085

Ordinary

Sale

484

13.085

Ordinary

Sale

308

13.115

Ordinary

Sale

184

13.12

Ordinary

Sale

27,689

13.15556836

Ordinary

Sale

7,710

13.14


Total Purchases

7,162,310



Total Sales

102,145


 

 

                                                                                                                         

(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 GBP

Ordinary

CFD

Increasing a short position

99,389

13.16089618

Ordinary

CFD

Reducing a short position

27,689

13.15556836

 

(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 GBP









 

(ii)        Exercise

 

Class of relevant security

Product description

e.g. call option

Exercising/ exercised against

Number of securities

Exercise price per unit GBP





 

 

 

(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) GBP


 

 



 

 

4.         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 person 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"

 

 

 

 

(b)        Agreements, arrangements or understandings relating to options or derivatives

 

Details of any agreement, arrangement or understanding, formal or informal, between the person 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"

 

 

 

 

(c)        Attachments

 

Is a Supplemental Form 8 (Open Positions) attached?

NO

 

 

Date of disclosure:

06/04/2018

Contact name:

Olivier Vero

Telephone number:

+44 20 7676 6969

 

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 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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