Source - RNS
RNS Number : 0150L
Societe Generale SA
16 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

13/04/2018

(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:

64,945,392

3.78

136,400

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:

65,513,901

3.81

45,153,845

2.63

 

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

19

13.045

Ordinary

Purchase

33

13.045

Ordinary

Purchase

51

13.045

Ordinary

Purchase

41

13.045

Ordinary

Purchase

63

13.045

Ordinary

Purchase

45

13.045

Ordinary

Purchase

11

13.075

Ordinary

Purchase

76

13.08

Ordinary

Purchase

500

13.06

Ordinary

Purchase

222

13.08

Ordinary

Purchase

500

13.04

Ordinary

Purchase

332

13.04

Ordinary

Purchase

365

13.08

Ordinary

Purchase

250

13.025

Ordinary

Purchase

500

13.08

Ordinary

Purchase

78

13.08

Ordinary

Purchase

118

13.08

Ordinary

Purchase

316

13.035

Ordinary

Purchase

236

13.075

Ordinary

Purchase

169

13.085

Ordinary

Purchase

4

13.085

Ordinary

Purchase

146

13.085

Ordinary

Purchase

333

13.075

Ordinary

Purchase

112

13.08

Ordinary

Purchase

277

13.08

Ordinary

Purchase

209

13.08

Ordinary

Purchase

560

13.085

Ordinary

Purchase

121

13.085

Ordinary

Purchase

113

13.085

Ordinary

Purchase

261

13.09

Ordinary

Purchase

331

13.06

Ordinary

Purchase

500

13.055

Ordinary

Purchase

350

13.04

Ordinary

Purchase

331

13.075

Ordinary

Purchase

326

13.08

Ordinary

Purchase

35

13.08

Ordinary

Purchase

828

13.085

Ordinary

Purchase

401

13.085

Ordinary

Purchase

533

13.085

Ordinary

Purchase

500

13.085

Ordinary

Purchase

520

13.085

Ordinary

Purchase

187

13.085

Ordinary

Purchase

113

13.075

Ordinary

Purchase

65

13.075

Ordinary

Purchase

219

13.055

Ordinary

Purchase

323

13.08

Ordinary

Purchase

118

13.085

Ordinary

Purchase

113

13.085

Ordinary

Purchase

90

13.085

Ordinary

Purchase

825

13.065

Ordinary

Purchase

320

13.065

Ordinary

Purchase

500

13.065

Ordinary

Purchase

127

13.08

Ordinary

Purchase

314

13.055

Ordinary

Purchase

13

13.065

Ordinary

Purchase

500

13.04

Ordinary

Purchase

322

13.04

Ordinary

Purchase

828

13.06

Ordinary

Purchase

173

13.055

Ordinary

Purchase

380

13.04

Ordinary

Purchase

400

13.09

Ordinary

Purchase

13

13.085

Ordinary

Purchase

400

13.085

Ordinary

Purchase

500

13.085

Ordinary

Purchase

1,207

13.06

Ordinary

Purchase

289

13.055

Ordinary

Purchase

1,290

13.045

Ordinary

Purchase

27,802

13.045

Ordinary

Purchase

234

13.045

Ordinary

Purchase

15

13.055

Ordinary

Purchase

400

13.055

Ordinary

Purchase

220

13.055

Ordinary

Purchase

146

13.055

Ordinary

Purchase

842

13.045

Ordinary

Purchase

10,225

13.045

Ordinary

Purchase

1,746

13.045

Ordinary

Purchase

231

13.05

Ordinary

Purchase

221

13.05

Ordinary

Purchase

16

13.055

Ordinary

Purchase

366

13.05

Ordinary

Purchase

119

13.055

Ordinary

Purchase

234

13.08

Ordinary

Purchase

1,010

13.04

Ordinary

Purchase

552

13.04

Ordinary

Purchase

864

13.04

Ordinary

Purchase

327

13.04

Ordinary

Purchase

202

13.095

Ordinary

Purchase

212

13.075

Ordinary

Purchase

338

13.085

Ordinary

Purchase

41

13.085

Ordinary

Purchase

43

13.085

Ordinary

Purchase

212

13.075

Ordinary

Purchase

201

13.09

Ordinary

Purchase

443

13.09

Ordinary

Purchase

400

13.08

Ordinary

Purchase

77

13.08

Ordinary

Purchase

238

13.075

Ordinary

Purchase

43

13.075

Ordinary

Purchase

196

13.065

Ordinary

Purchase

43

13.065

Ordinary

Purchase

203

13.065

Ordinary

Purchase

458

13.075

Ordinary

Purchase

48

13.04

Ordinary

Purchase

596

13.04

Ordinary

Purchase

225

13.03

Ordinary

Purchase

508

13.06

Ordinary

Purchase

1,465

13.04

Ordinary

Purchase

200

13.095

Ordinary

Purchase

639

13.095

Ordinary

Purchase

332

13.055

Ordinary

Purchase

225

13.06

Ordinary

Purchase

564

13.08

Ordinary

Purchase

332

13.05

Ordinary

Purchase

200

13.06

Ordinary

Purchase

331

13.075

Ordinary

Purchase

494

13.06

Ordinary

Purchase

126

13.06

Ordinary

Purchase

332

13.06

Ordinary

Purchase

80

13.045

Ordinary

Purchase

192

13.06

Ordinary

Purchase

107

13.06

Ordinary

Purchase

506

13.08

Ordinary

Purchase

190

13.06

Ordinary

Purchase

360

13.075

Ordinary

Purchase

426

13.06

Ordinary

Purchase

331

13.06

Ordinary

Purchase

343

13.06

Ordinary

Purchase

450

13.04

Ordinary

Purchase

403

13.075

Ordinary

Purchase

331

13.09

Ordinary

Purchase

107

13.03

Ordinary

Purchase

502

13.08

Ordinary

Purchase

399

13.075

Ordinary

Purchase

391

13.07

Ordinary

Purchase

124

13.025

Ordinary

Purchase

220

13.025

Ordinary

Purchase

462

13.06

Ordinary

Purchase

68

13.06

Ordinary

Purchase

343

13.065

Ordinary

Purchase

374

13.04

Ordinary

Purchase

373

13.04

Ordinary

Purchase

77

13.04

Ordinary

Purchase

333

13.025

Ordinary

Purchase

344

13.03

Ordinary

Purchase

482

13.04

Ordinary

Purchase

286

13.075

Ordinary

Purchase

549

13.075

Ordinary

Purchase

750

13.08

Ordinary

Purchase

460

13.08

Ordinary

Purchase

331

13.085

Ordinary

Purchase

451

13.085

Ordinary

Purchase

343

13.08

Ordinary

Purchase

376

13.025

Ordinary

Purchase

547

13.06

Ordinary

Purchase

344

13.03

Ordinary

Purchase

354

13.065

Ordinary

Purchase

335

13.065

Ordinary

Purchase

722

13.06

Ordinary

Purchase

101

13.075

Ordinary

Purchase

56

13.075

Ordinary

Purchase

364

13.07

Ordinary

Purchase

129

13.065

Ordinary

Purchase

565

13.045

Ordinary

Purchase

571

13.06

Ordinary

Purchase

203

13.065

Ordinary

Purchase

250

13.06

Ordinary

Purchase

440

13.04

Ordinary

Purchase

332

13.04

Ordinary

Purchase

217

13.06

Ordinary

Purchase

773

13.06

Ordinary

Purchase

452

13.04

Ordinary

Purchase

331

13.08

Ordinary

Purchase

343

13.075

Ordinary

Purchase

222

13.07

Ordinary

Purchase

90

13.07

Ordinary

Purchase

249

13.07

Ordinary

Purchase

331

13.075

Ordinary

Purchase

357

13.07

Ordinary

Purchase

331

13.07

Ordinary

Purchase

331

13.065

Ordinary

Purchase

464

13.065

Ordinary

Purchase

353

13.065

Ordinary

Purchase

270

13.075

Ordinary

Purchase

332

13.06

Ordinary

Purchase

106

13.06

Ordinary

Purchase

301

13.06

Ordinary

Purchase

686

13.06

Ordinary

Purchase

89

13.06

Ordinary

Purchase

565

13.045

Ordinary

Purchase

349

13.08

Ordinary

Purchase

111

13.08

Ordinary

Purchase

132

13.06

Ordinary

Purchase

500

13.06

Ordinary

Purchase

3,853

13.06

Ordinary

Purchase

1,773

13.06

Ordinary

Purchase

15

13.05533333

Ordinary

Sale

786

13.045

Ordinary

Sale

35

13.07

Ordinary

Sale

308

13.07

Ordinary

Sale

266

13.08

Ordinary

Sale

231

13.08

Ordinary

Sale

24

13.07

Ordinary

Sale

332

13.06

Ordinary

Sale

13

13.08

Ordinary

Sale

374

13.07

Ordinary

Sale

802

13.05

Ordinary

Sale

1,003

13.05

Ordinary

Sale

295

13.05

Ordinary

Sale

708

13.05

Ordinary

Sale

13

13.07

Ordinary

Sale

500

13.065

Ordinary

Sale

7

13.065

Ordinary

Sale

15

13.08

Ordinary

Sale

316

13.06

Ordinary

Sale

80

13.07

Ordinary

Sale

80

13.07

Ordinary

Sale

332

13.06

Ordinary

Sale

35

13.07

Ordinary

Sale

133

13.06

Ordinary

Sale

400

13.07

Ordinary

Sale

400

13.07

Ordinary

Sale

384

13.045

Ordinary

Sale

331

13.05

Ordinary

Sale

331

13.06

Ordinary

Sale

331

13.055

Ordinary

Sale

331

13.045

Ordinary

Sale

331

13.06

Ordinary

Sale

331

13.075

Ordinary

Sale

331

13.05

Ordinary

Sale

2,006

13.045

Ordinary

Sale

14

13.08

Ordinary

Sale

374

13.055

Ordinary

Sale

284

13.06

Ordinary

Sale

332

13.06

Ordinary

Sale

35

13.07


Total Purchases

106,985



Total Sales

13,234


 

 

                                                                                                                         

(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






 

(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:

16/04/2018

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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