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RNS Number : 5581O
Societe Generale SA
18 May 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

17/05/2018

(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:

84,084,479

4.89

127,544

0.01

(2) Cash-settled derivatives:

 

568,509

0.03

71,354,365

4.15

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

0

0.00

0

0.00

 

     TOTAL:

84,652,988

4.92

71,481,909

4.16

 

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

5

13.585

Ordinary

Purchase

322

13.6

Ordinary

Purchase

405

13.63

Ordinary

Purchase

561

13.6

Ordinary

Purchase

957

13.6

Ordinary

Purchase

320

13.655

Ordinary

Purchase

317

13.585

Ordinary

Purchase

513

13.625

Ordinary

Purchase

322

13.59

Ordinary

Purchase

76

13.595

Ordinary

Purchase

549

13.64

Ordinary

Purchase

321

13.615

Ordinary

Purchase

321

13.625

Ordinary

Purchase

357

13.625

Ordinary

Purchase

521

13.62

Ordinary

Purchase

449

13.62

Ordinary

Purchase

321

13.65

Ordinary

Purchase

38

13.64

Ordinary

Purchase

240

13.65

Ordinary

Purchase

240

13.65

Ordinary

Purchase

321

13.65

Ordinary

Purchase

260

13.655

Ordinary

Purchase

322

13.58

Ordinary

Purchase

320

13.66

Ordinary

Purchase

246

13.595

Ordinary

Purchase

321

13.62

Ordinary

Purchase

420

13.63

Ordinary

Purchase

133

13.63

Ordinary

Purchase

321

13.625

Ordinary

Purchase

333

13.62

Ordinary

Purchase

321

13.635

Ordinary

Purchase

721

13.65

Ordinary

Purchase

508

13.65

Ordinary

Purchase

226

13.61

Ordinary

Purchase

136

13.64

Ordinary

Purchase

271

13.64

Ordinary

Purchase

320

13.645

Ordinary

Purchase

470

13.65

Ordinary

Purchase

364

13.665

Ordinary

Purchase

210

13.65

Ordinary

Purchase

61

13.655

Ordinary

Purchase

20

13.64

Ordinary

Purchase

466

13.64

Ordinary

Purchase

226

13.645

Ordinary

Purchase

200

13.655

Ordinary

Purchase

165

13.65

Ordinary

Purchase

75

13.65

Ordinary

Purchase

50,000

13.63626931

Ordinary

Purchase

1,125,000

13.6

Ordinary

Sale

85

13.615

Ordinary

Sale

47

13.605

Ordinary

Sale

9

13.635

Ordinary

Sale

403

13.595

Ordinary

Sale

597

13.6

Ordinary

Sale

2

13.615

Ordinary

Sale

321

13.61

Ordinary

Sale

443

13.6

Ordinary

Sale

274

13.605

Ordinary

Sale

322

13.6

Ordinary

Sale

330

13.59

Ordinary

Sale

322

13.595

Ordinary

Sale

322

13.585

Ordinary

Sale

322

13.58

Ordinary

Sale

322

13.585

Ordinary

Sale

322

13.59

Ordinary

Sale

334

13.595

Ordinary

Sale

367

13.605

Ordinary

Sale

454

13.61

Ordinary

Sale

322

13.6

Ordinary

Sale

322

13.605

Ordinary

Sale

322

13.6

Ordinary

Sale

322

13.605

Ordinary

Sale

321

13.61

Ordinary

Sale

334

13.615

Ordinary

Sale

321

13.635

Ordinary

Sale

321

13.64

Ordinary

Sale

201

13.615

Ordinary

Sale

118

13.615

Ordinary

Sale

767

13.595

Ordinary

Sale

321

13.645

Ordinary

Sale

332

13.65

Ordinary

Sale

1

13.65

Ordinary

Sale

351

13.63

Ordinary

Sale

16

13.625

Ordinary

Sale

321

13.62

Ordinary

Sale

320

13.635

Ordinary

Sale

320

13.63

Ordinary

Sale

16

13.64

Ordinary

Sale

264

13.63

Ordinary

Sale

9,322

13.65

Ordinary

Sale

1,697

13.65

Ordinary

Sale

86

13.635

Ordinary

Sale

120

13.61

Ordinary

Sale

320

13.63

Ordinary

Sale

17

13.625

Ordinary

Sale

231

13.635

Ordinary

Sale

142

13.635

Ordinary

Sale

320

13.62

Ordinary

Sale

320

13.635

Ordinary

Sale

202

13.625

Ordinary

Sale

401

13.625

Ordinary

Sale

8

13.625

Ordinary

Sale

231

13.625

Ordinary

Sale

138

13.625

Ordinary

Sale

320

13.63

Ordinary

Sale

320

13.595

Ordinary

Sale

177

13.6

Ordinary

Sale

1

13.635

Ordinary

Sale

141

13.595

Ordinary

Sale

71

13.595

Ordinary

Sale

320

13.625

Ordinary

Sale

320

13.6

Ordinary

Sale

17

13.64

Ordinary

Sale

320

13.64

Ordinary

Sale

356

13.635

Ordinary

Sale

58

13.615

Ordinary

Sale

200

13.62

Ordinary

Sale

332

13.63

Ordinary

Sale

15

13.625

Ordinary

Sale

188

13.62

Ordinary

Sale

114

13.62

Ordinary

Sale

320

13.62

Ordinary

Sale

320

13.635

Ordinary

Sale

90

13.63

Ordinary

Sale

238

13.63

Ordinary

Sale

320

13.63

Ordinary

Sale

290

13.63

Ordinary

Sale

304

13.625

Ordinary

Sale

15

13.64

Ordinary

Sale

311

13.625

Ordinary

Sale

32

13.625

Ordinary

Sale

265

13.64

Ordinary

Sale

353

13.63

Ordinary

Sale

325

13.63

Ordinary

Sale

50

13.575

Ordinary

Sale

463

13.605

Ordinary

Sale

246

13.595

Ordinary

Sale

303

13.625

Ordinary

Sale

565

13.615

Ordinary

Sale

5,138

13.65

Ordinary

Sale

8,036

13.65

Ordinary

Sale

331

13.65

Ordinary

Sale

228

13.585

Ordinary

Sale

321

13.635

Ordinary

Sale

137

13.6

Ordinary

Sale

218

13.615

Ordinary

Sale

32

13.61

Ordinary

Sale

321

13.625

Ordinary

Sale

273

13.64

Ordinary

Sale

155

13.625

Ordinary

Sale

302

13.64

Ordinary

Sale

2

13.61


Total Purchases

1,189,912



Total Sales

48,660


 

 

                                                                                                                         

(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

50,000

13.63626931

Ordinary

Equity Linked Swap

Opening a short position

1,125,000

13.6

 

 

 (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:

18/05/2018

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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