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RNS Number : 4143K
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
10 April 2018
 

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

Informa PLC

(c)

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

Informa PLC

(d)

Date dealing undertaken:

09/04/2018

(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:


(UBM PLC)

 

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 GB00BMJ6DW54

Purchase

944,956

7.274 GBP

7.21 GBP

Common - ISIN GB00BMJ6DW54

Sale

876,574

7.274 GBP

7.22 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 GB00BMJ6DW54

Swaps

Short

3,120

7.246 GBP

Common - ISIN GB00BMJ6DW54

Swaps

Short

25,726

7.24 GBP

Common - ISIN GB00BMJ6DW54

Swaps

Long

65,340

7.274 GBP

Common - ISIN GB00BMJ6DW54

Swaps

Long

3,102

7.244 GBP

Common - ISIN GB00BMJ6DW54

Swaps

Short

425

7.211 GBP

Common - ISIN GB00BMJ6DW54

Swaps

Short

800

7.211 GBP

Common - ISIN GB00BMJ6DW54

Swaps

Short

208

7.211 GBP

Common - ISIN GB00BMJ6DW54

Swaps

Short

800

7.211 GBP

Common - ISIN GB00BMJ6DW54

Swaps

Long

138

7.242 GBP

Common - ISIN GB00BMJ6DW54

Swaps

Short

9,378

7.244 GBP

Common - ISIN GB00BMJ6DW54

Swaps

Long

411

7.24 GBP

Common - ISIN GB00BMJ6DW54

Swaps

Short

411

7.234 GBP

Common - ISIN GB00BMJ6DW54

Swaps

Short

1,688

7.249 GBP

Common - ISIN GB00BMJ6DW54

Swaps

Long

1,688

7.251 GBP

Common - ISIN GB00BMJ6DW54

Swaps

Short

9,328

7.249 GBP

Common - ISIN GB00BMJ6DW54

Swaps

Short

7,109

7.245 GBP

Common - ISIN GB00BMJ6DW54

Swaps

Long

7,109

7.251 GBP

Common - ISIN GB00BMJ6DW54

Swaps

Long

9,328

7.246 GBP

Common - ISIN GB00BMJ6DW54

Swaps

Short

17,291

7.243 GBP

Common - ISIN GB00BMJ6DW54

Swaps

Long

6,446

7.256 GBP

Common - ISIN GB00BMJ6DW54

Swaps

Short

4,173

7.228 GBP

Common - ISIN GB00BMJ6DW54

Swaps

Long

2,835

7.274 GBP

Common - ISIN GB00BMJ6DW54

Swaps

Short

1,099

7.228 GBP

Common - ISIN GB00BMJ6DW54

Swaps

Short

623

7.243 GBP

Common - ISIN GB00BMJ6DW54

Swaps

Short

23,389

7.243 GBP

Common - ISIN GB00BMJ6DW54

Swaps

Short

3,018

7.24 GBP

Common - ISIN GB00BMJ6DW54

Swaps

Short

296

7.263 GBP

Common - ISIN GB00BMJ6DW54

Swaps

Short

650

7.239 GBP

Common - ISIN GB00BMJ6DW54

Swaps

Short

246

7.239 GBP

Common - ISIN GB00BMJ6DW54

Swaps

Short

657

7.241 GBP

Common - ISIN GB00BMJ6DW54

Swaps

Short

3,618

7.252 GBP

Common - ISIN GB00BMJ6DW54

Swaps

Long

31,101

7.242 GBP

Common - ISIN GB00BMJ6DW54

Swaps

Long

108,545

7.242 GBP

Common - ISIN GB00BMJ6DW54

Swaps

Short

12,288

7.241 GBP

Common - ISIN GB00BMJ6DW54

Swaps

Long

2,195

7.242 GBP

Common - ISIN GB00BMJ6DW54

Swaps

Short

108,545

7.241 GBP

Common - ISIN GB00BMJ6DW54

Swaps

Short

22,216

7.242 GBP

Common - ISIN GB00BMJ6DW54

Swaps

Long

397

7.263 GBP

Common - ISIN GB00BMJ6DW54

Swaps

Short

4,412

7.256 GBP

Common - ISIN GB00BMJ6DW54

Swaps

Short

50,516

7.261 GBP

Common - ISIN GB00BMJ6DW54

Swaps

Short

94

7.252 GBP

Common - ISIN GB00BMJ6DW54

Swaps

Long

365

7.249 GBP

Common - ISIN GB00BMJ6DW54

Swaps

Short

1,030

7.252 GBP

Common - ISIN GB00BMJ6DW54

Swaps

Long

3,970

7.249 GBP

Common - ISIN GB00BMJ6DW54

Swaps

Short

180

7.252 GBP

Common - ISIN GB00BMJ6DW54

Swaps

Long

691

7.249 GBP

Common - ISIN GB00BMJ6DW54

Swaps

Short

834

7.252 GBP

Common - ISIN GB00BMJ6DW54

Swaps

Long

3,217

7.249 GBP

Common - ISIN GB00BMJ6DW54

Swaps

Short

229

7.252 GBP

Common - ISIN GB00BMJ6DW54

Swaps

Long

884

7.249 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:

10/04/2018

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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