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RNS Number : 4978X
Societe Generale SA
10 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")

 

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

09/08/2018

(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:

91,262,590

5.31

36,346

0.00

(2) Cash-settled derivatives:

 

0

0.00

79,417,318

4.62

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

0

0.00

0

0.00

 

     TOTAL:

91,262,590

5.31

79,453,664

4.62

.

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

722

15.28

Ordinary

Purchase

6,294

15.28

Ordinary

Purchase

12,482

15.28

Ordinary

Purchase

245

15.28

Ordinary

Purchase

7

15.28

Ordinary

Purchase

296

15.235

Ordinary

Purchase

209

15.25

Ordinary

Purchase

304

15.235

Ordinary

Purchase

296

15.24

Ordinary

Purchase

296

15.23

Ordinary

Purchase

296

15.255

Ordinary

Purchase

823

15.245

Ordinary

Purchase

296

15.215

Ordinary

Purchase

200

15.23

Ordinary

Purchase

305

15.22

Ordinary

Purchase

46

15.25

Ordinary

Purchase

1,251

15.25

Ordinary

Purchase

96

15.245

Ordinary

Purchase

200

15.245

Ordinary

Purchase

1,926

15.25

Ordinary

Purchase

305

15.24

Ordinary

Purchase

295

15.24

Ordinary

Purchase

296

15.25

Ordinary

Purchase

296

15.225

Ordinary

Purchase

288

15.215

Ordinary

Purchase

28

15.215

Ordinary

Purchase

121

15.23

Ordinary

Purchase

175

15.23

Ordinary

Purchase

296

15.25

Ordinary

Purchase

296

15.245

Ordinary

Purchase

87

15.25

Ordinary

Purchase

296

15.25

Ordinary

Purchase

296

15.245

Ordinary

Purchase

296

15.215

Ordinary

Purchase

51

15.24

Ordinary

Purchase

140

15.225

Ordinary

Purchase

296

15.245

Ordinary

Purchase

245

15.24

Ordinary

Purchase

156

15.225

Ordinary

Purchase

317

15.215

Ordinary

Purchase

10

15.215

Ordinary

Purchase

296

15.245

Ordinary

Purchase

355

15.225

Ordinary

Purchase

296

15.245

Ordinary

Purchase

296

15.24

Ordinary

Purchase

296

15.22

Ordinary

Purchase

296

15.22

Ordinary

Purchase

296

15.22

Ordinary

Purchase

392

15.22

Ordinary

Purchase

255

15.23

Ordinary

Purchase

505

15.23

Ordinary

Purchase

370

15.28

Ordinary

Purchase

296

15.225

Ordinary

Purchase

530

15.24

Ordinary

Purchase

279

15.25

Ordinary

Purchase

400

15.26

Ordinary

Purchase

374

15.245

Ordinary

Purchase

400

15.225

Ordinary

Purchase

298

15.225

Ordinary

Purchase

400

15.25

Ordinary

Purchase

42

15.25

Ordinary

Purchase

34

15.25

Ordinary

Purchase

450,000

15.22

Ordinary

Purchase

84,602

15.225

Ordinary

Sale

9

15.235

Ordinary

Sale

28

15.28

Ordinary

Sale

27

15.28

Ordinary

Sale

22

15.28

Ordinary

Sale

21

15.28

Ordinary

Sale

350

15.24

Ordinary

Sale

699

15.235

Ordinary

Sale

159

15.245

Ordinary

Sale

251

15.225

Ordinary

Sale

321

15.28

Ordinary

Sale

12

15.24

Ordinary

Sale

14

15.245

Ordinary

Sale

229

15.24

Ordinary

Sale

389

15.245

Ordinary

Sale

295

15.255

Ordinary

Sale

762

15.28

Ordinary

Sale

36

15.28

Ordinary

Sale

296

15.22

Ordinary

Sale

40

15.22

Ordinary

Sale

381

15.215

Ordinary

Sale

319

15.22

Ordinary

Sale

296

15.24

Ordinary

Sale

289

15.215

Ordinary

Sale

296

15.225

Ordinary

Sale

600

15.21

Ordinary

Sale

137

15.21

Ordinary

Sale

267

15.21

Ordinary

Sale

223

15.225

Ordinary

Sale

2,165

15.235

Ordinary

Sale

296

15.235

Ordinary

Sale

296

15.23

Ordinary

Sale

296

15.23

Ordinary

Sale

296

15.235

Ordinary

Sale

830

15.245

Ordinary

Sale

644

15.245

Ordinary

Sale

68

15.21

Ordinary

Sale

296

15.235

Ordinary

Sale

296

15.235

Ordinary

Sale

600

15.21

Ordinary

Sale

296

15.23

Ordinary

Sale

296

15.23

Ordinary

Sale

296

15.23

Ordinary

Sale

12

15.24

Ordinary

Sale

400

15.21

Ordinary

Sale

351

15.24

Ordinary

Sale

103

15.21

Ordinary

Sale

285

15.235

Ordinary

Sale

287

15.235

Ordinary

Sale

798

15.21

Ordinary

Sale

660

15.21

Ordinary

Sale

159

15.245

Ordinary

Sale

615

15.23

Ordinary

Sale

12

15.24

Ordinary

Sale

14

15.25

Ordinary

Sale

14

15.25

Ordinary

Sale

14

15.25

Ordinary

Sale

13

15.24

Ordinary

Sale

295

15.25

Ordinary

Sale

13

15.25

Ordinary

Sale

283

15.24

Ordinary

Sale

135,000

15.22917

Ordinary

Sale

450,000

15.223441

Ordinary

Sale

84,602

15.225


Total Purchases

572,484



Total Sales

687,669


 

 

 

(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

Reducing a short position

135,000

15.22917

 

 

 (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:

10/08/2018

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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