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Societe Generale SA
09 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

06/04/2018

(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:

63,917,447

3.72

122,678

0.01

(2) Cash-settled derivatives:

 

568,509

0.03

42,578,445

2.48

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

0

0.00

0

0.00

 

     TOTAL:

64,485,956

3.75

42,701,123

2.48

 

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

2,006

13.155

Ordinary

Purchase

7

13.13

Ordinary

Purchase

1,444

13.105

Ordinary

Purchase

267

13.13

Ordinary

Purchase

131

13.13

Ordinary

Purchase

132

13.125

Ordinary

Purchase

326

13.13

Ordinary

Purchase

214

13.125

Ordinary

Purchase

193

13.125

Ordinary

Purchase

918

13.125

Ordinary

Purchase

193

13.125

Ordinary

Purchase

410

13.13

Ordinary

Purchase

24

13.13

Ordinary

Purchase

499

13.13

Ordinary

Purchase

332

13.145

Ordinary

Purchase

460

13.125

Ordinary

Purchase

346

13.13

Ordinary

Purchase

924

13.13

Ordinary

Purchase

925

13.13

Ordinary

Purchase

332

13.13

Ordinary

Purchase

598

13.13

Ordinary

Purchase

109

13.13

Ordinary

Purchase

381

13.12

Ordinary

Purchase

333

13.115

Ordinary

Purchase

332

13.14

Ordinary

Purchase

333

13.13

Ordinary

Purchase

333

13.135

Ordinary

Purchase

333

13.115

Ordinary

Purchase

949

13.14

Ordinary

Purchase

44

13.13

Ordinary

Purchase

345

13.11

Ordinary

Purchase

148

13.105

Ordinary

Purchase

329

13.11

Ordinary

Purchase

4

13.11

Ordinary

Purchase

333

13.13

Ordinary

Purchase

333

13.105

Ordinary

Purchase

373

13.1

Ordinary

Purchase

359

13.12

Ordinary

Purchase

333

13.125

Ordinary

Purchase

689

13.145

Ordinary

Purchase

77

13.12

Ordinary

Purchase

263

13.12

Ordinary

Purchase

333

13.1

Ordinary

Purchase

360

13.09

Ordinary

Purchase

347

13.08

Ordinary

Purchase

11

13.14

Ordinary

Purchase

360

13.085

Ordinary

Purchase

364

13.105

Ordinary

Purchase

236

13.14

Ordinary

Purchase

705

13.14

Ordinary

Purchase

333

13.12

Ordinary

Purchase

347

13.125

Ordinary

Purchase

494

13.145

Ordinary

Purchase

1,500

13.12

Ordinary

Purchase

333

13.1

Ordinary

Purchase

234

13.125

Ordinary

Purchase

229

13.125

Ordinary

Purchase

528

13.125

Ordinary

Purchase

333

13.125

Ordinary

Purchase

337

13.12

Ordinary

Purchase

333

13.12

Ordinary

Purchase

654

13.115

Ordinary

Purchase

540

13.125

Ordinary

Purchase

500

13.125

Ordinary

Purchase

334

13.09

Ordinary

Purchase

347

13.085

Ordinary

Purchase

333

13.125

Ordinary

Purchase

355

13.125

Ordinary

Purchase

686

13.11

Ordinary

Purchase

230

13.11

Ordinary

Purchase

62

13.135

Ordinary

Purchase

396

13.135

Ordinary

Purchase

505

13.145

Ordinary

Purchase

44

13.14

Ordinary

Purchase

242

13.14

Ordinary

Purchase

75

13.14

Ordinary

Purchase

332

13.125

Ordinary

Purchase

334

13.09

Ordinary

Purchase

509

13.13

Ordinary

Purchase

252

13.13

Ordinary

Purchase

380

13.14

Ordinary

Purchase

966

13.115

Ordinary

Purchase

1,277

13.13

Ordinary

Purchase

359

13.13

Ordinary

Purchase

363

13.135

Ordinary

Purchase

156

13.115

Ordinary

Purchase

714

13.12

Ordinary

Purchase

601

13.115

Ordinary

Purchase

119

13.11

Ordinary

Purchase

283

13.1

Ordinary

Purchase

51

13.1

Ordinary

Purchase

346

13.095

Ordinary

Purchase

462

13.115

Ordinary

Purchase

209

13.115

Ordinary

Purchase

742

13.13

Ordinary

Purchase

22

13.115

Ordinary

Purchase

554

13.12

Ordinary

Purchase

333

13.125

Ordinary

Purchase

428

13.125

Ordinary

Purchase

66

13.125

Ordinary

Purchase

232

13.125

Ordinary

Purchase

333

13.125

Ordinary

Purchase

368

13.13

Ordinary

Purchase

57

13.115

Ordinary

Purchase

6

13.13

Ordinary

Purchase

70

13.115

Ordinary

Purchase

70

13.11

Ordinary

Purchase

7

13.13

Ordinary

Purchase

118

13.13

Ordinary

Purchase

145

13.13

Ordinary

Purchase

17

13.13

Ordinary

Purchase

469

13.13

Ordinary

Purchase

401

13.13

Ordinary

Purchase

305

13.125

Ordinary

Purchase

423

13.125

Ordinary

Purchase

500

13.125

Ordinary

Purchase

564

13.125

Ordinary

Purchase

340

13.125

Ordinary

Purchase

500

13.14

Ordinary

Purchase

188

13.125

Ordinary

Purchase

203

13.13

Ordinary

Purchase

109

13.13

Ordinary

Purchase

263

13.13

Ordinary

Purchase

263

13.13

Ordinary

Purchase

263

13.13

Ordinary

Purchase

401

13.13

Ordinary

Purchase

229

13.13

Ordinary

Purchase

1,220

13.13

Ordinary

Purchase

400

13.125

Ordinary

Purchase

524

13.125

Ordinary

Purchase

91

13.13

Ordinary

Purchase

400

13.13

Ordinary

Purchase

280

13.12

Ordinary

Purchase

99

13.125

Ordinary

Purchase

221

13.125

Ordinary

Purchase

562

13.125

Ordinary

Purchase

207

13.125

Ordinary

Purchase

288

13.135

Ordinary

Purchase

217

13.135

Ordinary

Purchase

608

13.125

Ordinary

Purchase

321

13.125

Ordinary

Purchase

571

13.13

Ordinary

Purchase

7,644

13.155

Ordinary

Purchase

891

13.155

Ordinary

Purchase

2,712

13.155

Ordinary

Purchase

5,553

13.155

Ordinary

Purchase

2,006

13.155

Ordinary

Purchase

245

13.13

Ordinary

Purchase

183

13.13

Ordinary

Purchase

20,000,000

13.13

Ordinary

Sale

400

13.135

Ordinary

Sale

250

13.11

Ordinary

Sale

333

13.13

Ordinary

Sale

441

13.15

Ordinary

Sale

291

13.11

Ordinary

Sale

750

13.11

Ordinary

Sale

500

13.115

Ordinary

Sale

215

13.115

Ordinary

Sale

467

13.115

Ordinary

Sale

423

13.115

Ordinary

Sale

526

13.13

Ordinary

Sale

500

13.11

Ordinary

Sale

750

13.11

Ordinary

Sale

7

13.11

Ordinary

Sale

561

13.105

Ordinary

Sale

372

13.1

Ordinary

Sale

22

13.15

Ordinary

Sale

500

13.15

Ordinary

Sale

318

13.11

Ordinary

Sale

325

13.13

Ordinary

Sale

232

13.135

Ordinary

Sale

371

13.135

Ordinary

Sale

331

13.11

Ordinary

Sale

327

13.11

Ordinary

Sale

65

13.11

Ordinary

Sale

271

13.11

Ordinary

Sale

500

13.11

Ordinary

Sale

331

13.105

Ordinary

Sale

303

13.105

Ordinary

Sale

27

13.105

Ordinary

Sale

342

13.105

Ordinary

Sale

322

13.14

Ordinary

Sale

315

13.11

Ordinary

Sale

229

13.11

Ordinary

Sale

400

13.11

Ordinary

Sale

231

13.155

Ordinary

Sale

633

13.155

Ordinary

Sale

449

13.155

Ordinary

Sale

120

13.155

Ordinary

Sale

120

13.155

Ordinary

Sale

500,000

13.14


Total Purchases

20,072,379



Total Sales

513,870


 

 

                                                                                                                         

(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

Reducing a short position

500,000

13.14

Ordinary

Equity Linked Swap

Expiry

20,000,000

N/A

 

(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:

09/04/2018

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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