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JPMorgan Securities Plc
14 June 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:

J.P. Morgan Securities Plc

(b) Name of offeror/offeree in relation to whose relevant securities this form relates:

     Use a separate form for each offeror/offeree

Sky PLC

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

Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc

(d) Date dealing undertaken:

13 June 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"

N/A

 

 

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 (GBP)

Lowest price per unit paid/received

(GBP)

Ordinary Shares

Purchases

 

Sales

6,257,051

 

1,749,251

13.4500

 

13.4200

13.3100

 

13.3150

 

(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 Shares

Equity Swaps

Long

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Short

17

 22,755

 70,419

 55,838

 2,955

 1,407

 1,875

 80,312

 14,323

 275,000

 2,846

 32,540

 

43,245

 15,412

 28,038

 179

 24,897

 8,012

 444

 1,537

 71,363

 30,023

 94,315

 190

 10,144

 9,913

 22,362

 23,840

 8,980

 128

 11,426

 740

 222

 660

 284

 2,548

 5,810

 2,178

 9,566

 6,795

 41,420

 2,734

 55,871

 16

 50,000

 996

 485

 20,192

 55,510

 50,000

 120

 4,126,852

 71,000

 32,540

 23,771

13.3490

 13.3494

 13.3500

 13.3641

 13.3670

 13.3680

 13.3735

 13.3749

 13.3781

 13.3806

 13.4199

 13.4375

 

 13.3509

 13.3687

 13.3701

 13.3713

 13.3717

 13.3718

 13.3721

 13.3743

 13.3756

 13.3757

 13.3759

 13.3795

 13.3810

 13.3812

 13.3832

 13.3855

 13.3856

 13.3892

 13.3895

 13.3916

 13.3923

 13.3924

 13.3933

 13.3940

 13.3946

 13.3949

 13.3966

 13.3968

 13.4006

 13.4011

 13.4027

 13.4029

 13.4067

 13.4069

 13.4085

 13.4095

 13.4106

 13.4117

 13.4127

 13.4200

 13.4327

 13.4375

 13.4388

 

(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 (GBP)

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)


 

 



 

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:

14 June 2018

Contact name:

Alwyn Basch

Telephone number:

020 7742 7407

 

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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