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RNS Number : 3774X
BlackRock Group
09 August 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")

4. (c) Supplemental Form 8 (Open Positions) attached

 

1.         KEY INFORMATION

 

(a) Full name of discloser:

BlackRock, Inc.

(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.

N/A

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

     Use a separate form for each offeror/offeree

Shire 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

08 August 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"

Yes, Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited

 

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:

 

5p ordinary

 

 

Interests

Short positions

Number

%

Number

%

(1) Relevant securities owned and/or controlled:

63,561,232

6.95%

3

0.00%

(2) Cash-settled derivatives:

 

3,483,988

0.38%

231,837

0.02%

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

0

0.00%

2,000

0.00%

 

     TOTAL:

67,045,220

7.33%

233,840

0.02%

 

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

5p ordinary

Purchase

11,773

GBP 44.9138

5p ordinary

Purchase

7,047

GBP 44.9410

5p ordinary

Purchase

410

GBP 45.0000

ADR's*

Purchase

81

USD 172.6600

5p ordinary

Sale

8,533

GBP 45.0000

*Please note each ADR converts to 3 Ordinary shares

 

(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

ADR's*

CFD

Increasing long

5,238

USD 173.2570

5p ordinary

CFD

Increasing long

13,468

GBP 44.9094

5p ordinary

CFD

Reducing short

3,788

GBP 44.9243

5p ordinary

CFD

Reducing long

22,636

GBP 44.8161

*Please note each ADR converts to 3 Ordinary shares

 

 

(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









 

(ii)        Exercise

 

Class of relevant security

Product description

e.g. call option

Exercising/ exercised against

Number of securities

Exercise price per unit





 

 

 

(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)

5p ordinary

Transfer In of Shares

1,665


5p ordinary

Transfer Out of Shares

3,300


ADR*

Transfer Out of ADR's

492


ADR*

Transfer Out of ADR's

42


*Please note each ADR converts to 3 Ordinary shares

 

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"

 

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"

 

None.

 

(c)        Attachments

 

Is a Supplemental Form 8 (Open Positions) attached?

Yes

 

Date of disclosure:

09 August 2018

Contact name:

James Michael

Telephone number:

+44 20 7743 3650

 

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.

SUPPLEMENTAL FORM 8 (OPEN POSITIONS)

 

DETAILS OF OPEN STOCK-SETTLED DERIVATIVE (INCLUDING OPTION) POSITIONS, AGREEMENTS TO PURCHASE OR SELL ETC.

Note 5(i) on Rule 8 of the Takeover Code (the "Code")

 

1.         KEY INFORMATION

 

Full name of person making disclosure:

BlackRock, Inc.

Name of offeror/offeree in relation to whose relevant securities the disclosure relates:

Shire plc

 

2.         STOCK-SETTLED DERIVATIVES (INCLUDING OPTIONS)

 

Class of relevant security

Product description e.g. call option

Written or purchased

Number of securities to which option or derivative relates

Exercise price per unit

Type

e.g. American, European etc.

Expiry date

5p ordinary

Call Option

Written

5,000

GBP  42.0000

American

21/09/2018

5p ordinary

Put Option

Written

3,000

GBP

38.0000

American

21/12/2018

 

3.         AGREEMENTS TO PURCHASE OR SELL ETC.

 

Full details should be given so that the nature of the interest or position can be fully understood:

 

 

 

 

 

 

Public disclosures under Rule 8 of the Code must be made to a Regulatory Information Service and must also be emailed to the Takeover Panel at [email protected]

 

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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