Source - RNS
RNS Number : 8629K
Societe Generale SA
13 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

12/04/2018

(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:

64,856,064

3.77

140,823

0.01

(2) Cash-settled derivatives:

 

568,509

0.03

*45,017,445

2.62

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

0

0.00

0

0.00

 

     TOTAL:

65,424,573

3.81

45,158,268

2.63

 

*The change in the holding of 1,500,000 shares is due to a derivative which is referenced to a basket of securities becoming disclosable for the purpose of the code.

 

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

332

13.07

Ordinary

Purchase

332

13.07

Ordinary

Purchase

335

13.07

Ordinary

Purchase

156

13.07

Ordinary

Purchase

826

13.1

Ordinary

Purchase

200

13.01

Ordinary

Purchase

200

13.01

Ordinary

Purchase

984

13.1

Ordinary

Purchase

332

13.085

Ordinary

Purchase

350

13.09

Ordinary

Purchase

49

13.09

Ordinary

Purchase

333

13.09

Ordinary

Purchase

332

13.08

Ordinary

Purchase

435

13.005

Ordinary

Purchase

525

13.03

Ordinary

Purchase

332

13.035

Ordinary

Purchase

4,483

13.15

Ordinary

Purchase

372

13.04

Ordinary

Purchase

172

13.04

Ordinary

Purchase

395

13.07

Ordinary

Purchase

227

13.07

Ordinary

Purchase

472

13.07

Ordinary

Purchase

400

13.07

Ordinary

Purchase

172

13.035

Ordinary

Purchase

68

13.035

Ordinary

Purchase

411

13.005

Ordinary

Purchase

412

13.06

Ordinary

Purchase

413

13.01

Ordinary

Purchase

2,631

13.01

Ordinary

Purchase

2,477

13.01

Ordinary

Purchase

1,270

13.01

Ordinary

Purchase

1,281

13.01

Ordinary

Purchase

4,913

13.01

Ordinary

Purchase

347

13.095

Ordinary

Purchase

38

13.095

Ordinary

Purchase

385

13.015

Ordinary

Purchase

923

13.035

Ordinary

Purchase

400

13.07

Ordinary

Purchase

208

13.07

Ordinary

Purchase

201

13.05

Ordinary

Purchase

428

13.005

Ordinary

Purchase

422

13.06

Ordinary

Purchase

611

13.07

Ordinary

Purchase

64

13.07

Ordinary

Purchase

116

13.07

Ordinary

Purchase

405

13.005

Ordinary

Purchase

437

13.06

Ordinary

Purchase

491

13.035

Ordinary

Purchase

381

13.01

Ordinary

Purchase

231

13.06

Ordinary

Purchase

939,000

13.055

Ordinary

Purchase

2,650

13.01

Ordinary

Sale

391

13.125

Ordinary

Sale

333

13.095

Ordinary

Sale

333

13.1

Ordinary

Sale

345

13.105

Ordinary

Sale

331

13.115

Ordinary

Sale

335

13.03

Ordinary

Sale

475

13.13

Ordinary

Sale

423

13.135

Ordinary

Sale

335

13.05

Ordinary

Sale

344

13.14

Ordinary

Sale

332

13.14

Ordinary

Sale

152

13.115

Ordinary

Sale

1,162

13.115

Ordinary

Sale

331

13.135

Ordinary

Sale

314

13.05

Ordinary

Sale

333

13.095

Ordinary

Sale

242

13.095

Ordinary

Sale

334

13.065

Ordinary

Sale

335

13.045

Ordinary

Sale

333

13.09

Ordinary

Sale

153

13.05

Ordinary

Sale

339

13.02

Ordinary

Sale

332

13.125

Ordinary

Sale

332

13.11

Ordinary

Sale

349

13.025

Ordinary

Sale

335

13.02

Ordinary

Sale

361

13.035

Ordinary

Sale

332

13.045

Ordinary

Sale

361

13.03

Ordinary

Sale

361

13.1

Ordinary

Sale

1,053

13.055

Ordinary

Sale

344

13.115

Ordinary

Sale

334

13.075

Ordinary

Sale

331

13.15

Ordinary

Sale

331

13.15

Ordinary

Sale

217

13.055

Ordinary

Sale

117

13.055

Ordinary

Sale

358

13.12

Ordinary

Sale

380

13.105

Ordinary

Sale

401

13.105

Ordinary

Sale

353

13.095

Ordinary

Sale

344

13.12

Ordinary

Sale

646

13.095

Ordinary

Sale

661

13.07

Ordinary

Sale

331

13.145

Ordinary

Sale

331

13.15

Ordinary

Sale

334

13.075

Ordinary

Sale

332

13.1

Ordinary

Sale

482

13.1

Ordinary

Sale

335

13.035

Ordinary

Sale

435

13.085

Ordinary

Sale

375

13.085

Ordinary

Sale

334

13.06

Ordinary

Sale

332

13.065

Ordinary

Sale

331

13.1

Ordinary

Sale

332

13.1

Ordinary

Sale

401

13.1

Ordinary

Sale

618

13.055

Ordinary

Sale

265

13.095

Ordinary

Sale

711

13.06

Ordinary

Sale

217

13.06

Ordinary

Sale

289

13.065

Ordinary

Sale

332

13.11

Ordinary

Sale

334

13.065

Ordinary

Sale

334

13.06

Ordinary

Sale

602

13.105

Ordinary

Sale

332

13.11

Ordinary

Sale

332

13.06

Ordinary

Sale

332

13.115

Ordinary

Sale

67

13.095

Ordinary

Sale

1,864

13.13

Ordinary

Sale

200

13.105

Ordinary

Sale

40

13.105

Ordinary

Sale

276

13.065

Ordinary

Sale

255

13.095

Ordinary

Sale

428

13.085

Ordinary

Sale

400

13.06

Ordinary

Sale

91

13.095

Ordinary

Sale

200

13.105

Ordinary

Sale

342

13.045

Ordinary

Sale

230

13.105

Ordinary

Sale

174

13.11

Ordinary

Sale

147

13.11

Ordinary

Sale

168

13.11

Ordinary

Sale

187

13.085

Ordinary

Sale

241

13.055

Ordinary

Sale

651

13.06

Ordinary

Sale

27

13.06

Ordinary

Sale

500

13.06

Ordinary

Sale

644

13.06

Ordinary

Sale

201

13.105

Ordinary

Sale

243

13.055

Ordinary

Sale

169

13.105

Ordinary

Sale

356

13.095

Ordinary

Sale

173

13.1

Ordinary

Sale

414

13.1

Ordinary

Sale

405

13.085

Ordinary

Sale

389

13.085

Ordinary

Sale

225

13.11

Ordinary

Sale

229

13.1

Ordinary

Sale

566

13.06

Ordinary

Sale

704

13.06

Ordinary

Sale

116

13.06

Ordinary

Sale

156

13.06

Ordinary

Sale

314

13.06

Ordinary

Sale

263

13.105

Ordinary

Sale

334

13.045

Ordinary

Sale

662

13.01

Ordinary

Sale

261

13.01

Ordinary

Sale

343

13.05

Ordinary

Sale

239

13.06

Ordinary

Sale

241

13.105

Ordinary

Sale

411

13.085

Ordinary

Sale

394

13.045

Ordinary

Sale

7

13.055

Ordinary

Sale

7,202

13.01

Ordinary

Sale

5

13.095

Ordinary

Sale

191

13.09

Ordinary

Sale

210

13.09

Ordinary

Sale

401

13.1

Ordinary

Sale

45

13.065


Total Purchases

974,360



Total Sales

49,022


 

 

                                                                                                                         

(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

Equity Linked Swap

Increasing a short position

939,000

13.055

 

(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:

13/04/2018

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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