Source - RNS
RNS Number : 4308R
Societe Generale SA
14 June 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

13/06/2018

(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:

55,202,814

3.21

49,491

0.00

(2) Cash-settled derivatives:

 

20,568,509

1.20

58,767,283

3.42

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

0

0.00

0

0.00

 

     TOTAL:

75,771,323

4.41

58,816,774

3.42

 

.

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

2,002

13.35

Ordinary

Purchase

2,002

13.35

Ordinary

Purchase

2,002

13.35

Ordinary

Purchase

214

13.365

Ordinary

Purchase

343

13.435

Ordinary

Purchase

200

13.43

Ordinary

Purchase

197

13.43

Ordinary

Purchase

110

13.385

Ordinary

Purchase

82

13.385

Ordinary

Purchase

670

13.385

Ordinary

Purchase

323

13.385

Ordinary

Purchase

153

13.365

Ordinary

Purchase

763

13.365

Ordinary

Purchase

281

13.43

Ordinary

Purchase

256

13.43

Ordinary

Purchase

110

13.375

Ordinary

Purchase

110

13.375

Ordinary

Purchase

242

13.375

Ordinary

Purchase

104

13.375

Ordinary

Purchase

132

13.42

Ordinary

Purchase

23

13.375

Ordinary

Purchase

423

13.375

Ordinary

Purchase

441

13.375

Ordinary

Purchase

265

13.375

Ordinary

Purchase

271

13.375

Ordinary

Purchase

330

13.375

Ordinary

Purchase

69

13.42

Ordinary

Purchase

211

13.415

Ordinary

Purchase

290

13.34

Ordinary

Purchase

246

13.38

Ordinary

Purchase

43

13.365

Ordinary

Purchase

110

13.365

Ordinary

Purchase

100

13.44

Ordinary

Purchase

180

13.44

Ordinary

Purchase

829

13.44

Ordinary

Purchase

937

13.39

Ordinary

Purchase

110

13.39

Ordinary

Purchase

200

13.43

Ordinary

Purchase

143

13.365

Ordinary

Purchase

150

13.365

Ordinary

Purchase

200

13.43

Ordinary

Purchase

320

13.44

Ordinary

Purchase

320

13.435

Ordinary

Purchase

203

13.43

Ordinary

Purchase

240

13.43

Ordinary

Purchase

229

13.43

Ordinary

Purchase

147

13.34

Ordinary

Purchase

97

13.435

Ordinary

Purchase

263

13.435

Ordinary

Purchase

1,484

13.34

Ordinary

Purchase

117

13.43

Ordinary

Purchase

200

13.43

Ordinary

Purchase

240

13.44

Ordinary

Purchase

281

13.44

Ordinary

Purchase

201

13.42

Ordinary

Purchase

272

13.365

Ordinary

Purchase

200

13.445

Ordinary

Purchase

42

13.35

Ordinary

Purchase

41

13.35

Ordinary

Purchase

42

13.35

Ordinary

Purchase

42

13.35

Ordinary

Purchase

42

13.35

Ordinary

Purchase

42

13.35

Ordinary

Purchase

42

13.35

Ordinary

Purchase

42

13.35

Ordinary

Purchase

42

13.35

Ordinary

Purchase

42

13.35

Ordinary

Purchase

97

13.375

Ordinary

Purchase

4,003

13.35

Ordinary

Purchase

330

13.35

Ordinary

Purchase

480

13.44

Ordinary

Purchase

1,388

13.395

Ordinary

Purchase

330

13.36

Ordinary

Purchase

330

13.375

Ordinary

Purchase

361

13.385

Ordinary

Purchase

1,571

13.365

Ordinary

Purchase

330

13.385

Ordinary

Purchase

117

13.385

Ordinary

Purchase

420

13.375

Ordinary

Purchase

331

13.315

Ordinary

Purchase

450

13.375

Ordinary

Purchase

330

13.35

Ordinary

Purchase

480

13.415

Ordinary

Purchase

330

13.385

Ordinary

Purchase

331

13.325

Ordinary

Purchase

330

13.365

Ordinary

Purchase

330

13.385

Ordinary

Purchase

330

13.375

Ordinary

Purchase

481

13.44

Ordinary

Purchase

2,002

13.415

Ordinary

Purchase

520

13.395

Ordinary

Purchase

670

13.375

Ordinary

Purchase

330

13.385

Ordinary

Purchase

1,841

13.415

Ordinary

Purchase

711

13.415

Ordinary

Purchase

228

13.375

Ordinary

Purchase

400

13.42

Ordinary

Purchase

360

13.415

Ordinary

Purchase

410

13.4

Ordinary

Purchase

330

13.385

Ordinary

Purchase

32

13.365

Ordinary

Purchase

480

13.395

Ordinary

Purchase

410

13.4

Ordinary

Purchase

331

13.335

Ordinary

Purchase

330

13.34

Ordinary

Purchase

283

13.33

Ordinary

Purchase

48

13.33

Ordinary

Purchase

330

13.365

Ordinary

Purchase

330

13.365

Ordinary

Purchase

225

13.365

Ordinary

Purchase

117

13.365

Ordinary

Purchase

1,801

13.37

Ordinary

Purchase

330

13.375

Ordinary

Purchase

330

13.365

Ordinary

Purchase

330

13.365

Ordinary

Purchase

330

13.375

Ordinary

Purchase

330

13.37

Ordinary

Purchase

325

13.335

Ordinary

Purchase

6

13.335

Ordinary

Purchase

400

13.44

Ordinary

Purchase

330

13.365

Ordinary

Purchase

330

13.385

Ordinary

Purchase

681

13.395

Ordinary

Purchase

585

13.35

Ordinary

Purchase

585

13.35

Ordinary

Purchase

330

13.38

Ordinary

Purchase

330

13.38

Ordinary

Purchase

330

13.38

Ordinary

Purchase

750

13.425

Ordinary

Purchase

531

13.44

Ordinary

Purchase

401

13.43

Ordinary

Purchase

156

13.375

Ordinary

Purchase

186

13.375

Ordinary

Purchase

589

13.4

Ordinary

Purchase

400

13.44

Ordinary

Purchase

109

13.44

Ordinary

Purchase

371

13.44

Ordinary

Purchase

600

13.44

Ordinary

Purchase

1,722

13.34

Ordinary

Purchase

263

13.43

Ordinary

Purchase

315

13.43

Ordinary

Purchase

1,246

13.43

Ordinary

Purchase

360

13.425

Ordinary

Purchase

330

13.38

Ordinary

Purchase

530

13.385

Ordinary

Purchase

330

13.38

Ordinary

Purchase

330

13.395

Ordinary

Purchase

801

13.43

Ordinary

Purchase

801

13.43

Ordinary

Purchase

330

13.395

Ordinary

Purchase

360

13.44

Ordinary

Purchase

360

13.43

Ordinary

Purchase

721

13.42

Ordinary

Purchase

681

13.44

Ordinary

Purchase

200

13.44

Ordinary

Purchase

441

13.44

Ordinary

Purchase

721

13.425

Ordinary

Purchase

330

13.39

Ordinary

Purchase

179

13.375

Ordinary

Purchase

151

13.375

Ordinary

Purchase

330

13.395

Ordinary

Purchase

332

13.4

Ordinary

Purchase

330

13.39

Ordinary

Purchase

330

13.39

Ordinary

Purchase

332

13.4

Ordinary

Purchase

470

13.365

Ordinary

Purchase

400

13.375

Ordinary

Purchase

400

13.42

Ordinary

Purchase

400

13.44

Ordinary

Purchase

400

13.43

Ordinary

Purchase

240

13.385

Ordinary

Purchase

310

13.34

Ordinary

Purchase

240

13.43

Ordinary

Purchase

400

13.43

Ordinary

Purchase

160

13.43

Ordinary

Purchase

240

13.44

Ordinary

Purchase

401

13.44

Ordinary

Purchase

200

13.43

Ordinary

Purchase

2,002

13.35

Ordinary

Purchase

2,002

13.35

Ordinary

Purchase

155

13.365

Ordinary

Purchase

83

13.365

Ordinary

Purchase

157

13.375

Ordinary

Purchase

458

13.375

Ordinary

Purchase

457

13.375

Ordinary

Purchase

220

13.375

Ordinary

Purchase

210

13.34

Ordinary

Purchase

294

13.365

Ordinary

Purchase

43

13.365

Ordinary

Purchase

380

13.44

Ordinary

Purchase

440

13.43

Ordinary

Purchase

24

13.34

Ordinary

Purchase

210

13.34

Ordinary

Purchase

95

13.365

Ordinary

Purchase

446

13.415

Ordinary

Purchase

499

13.425

Ordinary

Purchase

3,000

13.436803

Ordinary

Purchase

92,000

13.366656

Ordinary

Purchase

113,680

13.4019

Ordinary

Sale

4,880

13.35

Ordinary

Sale

2,993

13.35

Ordinary

Sale

7,148

13.35

Ordinary

Sale

10,287

13.35

Ordinary

Sale

139

13.425

Ordinary

Sale

484

13.425

Ordinary

Sale

79

13.425

Ordinary

Sale

1,007

13.435

Ordinary

Sale

429

13.4

Ordinary

Sale

267

13.43

Ordinary

Sale

732

13.425

Ordinary

Sale

62

13.43

Ordinary

Sale

838

13.44

Ordinary

Sale

253

13.425

Ordinary

Sale

627

13.365

Ordinary

Sale

188

13.435

Ordinary

Sale

329

13.395

Ordinary

Sale

580

13.435

Ordinary

Sale

524

13.43

Ordinary

Sale

329

13.43

Ordinary

Sale

665

13.36

Ordinary

Sale

736

13.425

Ordinary

Sale

356

13.425

Ordinary

Sale

541

13.42

Ordinary

Sale

138

13.42

Ordinary

Sale

552

13.42

Ordinary

Sale

356

13.425

Ordinary

Sale

324

13.42

Ordinary

Sale

566

13.425

Ordinary

Sale

334

13.42

Ordinary

Sale

370

13.435

Ordinary

Sale

101

13.42

Ordinary

Sale

924

13.42

Ordinary

Sale

508

13.4

Ordinary

Sale

920

13.44

Ordinary

Sale

468

13.375

Ordinary

Sale

122

13.425

Ordinary

Sale

247

13.425

Ordinary

Sale

505

13.435

Ordinary

Sale

684

13.44

Ordinary

Sale

703

13.39

Ordinary

Sale

526

13.39

Ordinary

Sale

417

13.365

Ordinary

Sale

329

13.42

Ordinary

Sale

323

13.435

Ordinary

Sale

662

13.435

Ordinary

Sale

549

13.38

Ordinary

Sale

148

13.435

Ordinary

Sale

250

13.425

Ordinary

Sale

418

13.39

Ordinary

Sale

114

13.395

Ordinary

Sale

215

13.395

Ordinary

Sale

329

13.425

Ordinary

Sale

1,128

13.38

Ordinary

Sale

721

13.42

Ordinary

Sale

329

13.39

Ordinary

Sale

329

13.43

Ordinary

Sale

215

13.37

Ordinary

Sale

287

13.435

Ordinary

Sale

1,036

13.395

Ordinary

Sale

719

13.435

Ordinary

Sale

76

13.37

Ordinary

Sale

329

13.37

Ordinary

Sale

329

13.44

Ordinary

Sale

153

13.35

Ordinary

Sale

622

13.35

Ordinary

Sale

31,739

13.35

Ordinary

Sale

20,000,000

13.41999871

Ordinary

Sale

2,126,852

13.42

Ordinary

Sale

7,253

13.41839


Total Purchases

291,346



Total Sales

22,218,692


 

 

                                                                                                                         

(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

3,000

13.436803

Ordinary

CFD

Increasing a short position

92,000

13.366656

Ordinary

CFD

Increasing a short position

113,680

13.4019

Ordinary

CFD

Reducing a short position

7,253

13.41839

Ordinary

Equity Linked Swap

Reducing a short position

2,126,852

13.42

Ordinary

Equity Linked Swap

Opening a long position

20,000,000

13.41999871

 

 

 (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:

14/06/2018

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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