Source - BUS

Form 8.3 - CME Group Inc.

Millennium Partners, L.P.

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:   Millennium International Management LP
(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

  CME Group Inc.
(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

  1st November 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, NEX Group plc

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:

US12572Q1058

   

 

  Interests   Short positions
  Number   %   Number   %
(1) Relevant securities owned and/or controlled:   102,255   0.030%   1,435,616   0.421%
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:           44,400   0.013%
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options) and agreements to purchase/sell:                

TOTAL:

  102,255   0.030%   1,480,016   0.434%

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 (USD)
US12572Q1058   Purchase   1   183.18
US12572Q1058   Purchase   9   183.19
US12572Q1058   Purchase   100   183.20
US12572Q1058   Purchase   104   183.22
US12572Q1058   Purchase   600   183.27
US12572Q1058   Purchase   100   183.29
US12572Q1058   Purchase   400   183.30
US12572Q1058   Purchase   228   183.31
US12572Q1058   Purchase   101   183.33
US12572Q1058   Purchase   315   183.34
US12572Q1058   Purchase   200   183.35
US12572Q1058   Purchase   300   183.36
US12572Q1058   Purchase   300   183.37
US12572Q1058   Purchase   102   183.38
US12572Q1058   Purchase   1,668   183.40
US12572Q1058   Purchase   800   183.41
US12572Q1058   Purchase   2,351   183.43
US12572Q1058   Purchase   400   183.44
US12572Q1058   Purchase   4,921   183.45
US12572Q1058   Purchase   100   183.46
US12572Q1058   Purchase   1,028   183.47
US12572Q1058   Purchase   1,700   183.48
US12572Q1058   Purchase   916   183.49
US12572Q1058   Purchase   1,192   183.50
US12572Q1058   Purchase   801   183.51
US12572Q1058   Purchase   1,689   183.52
US12572Q1058   Purchase   1,028   183.53
US12572Q1058   Purchase   2,688   183.54
US12572Q1058   Purchase   1,195   183.55
US12572Q1058   Purchase   300   183.56
US12572Q1058   Purchase   342   183.57
US12572Q1058   Purchase   1,040   183.58
US12572Q1058   Purchase   771   183.59
US12572Q1058   Purchase   2,523   183.60
US12572Q1058   Purchase   2,440   183.61
US12572Q1058   Purchase   1,061   183.62
US12572Q1058   Purchase   858   183.63
US12572Q1058   Purchase   100   183.64
US12572Q1058   Purchase   2,937   183.65
US12572Q1058   Purchase   800   183.66
US12572Q1058   Purchase   1,147   183.67
US12572Q1058   Purchase   3,155   183.68
US12572Q1058   Purchase   2,136   183.69
US12572Q1058   Purchase   400   183.70
US12572Q1058   Purchase   1,411   183.71
US12572Q1058   Purchase   3,909   183.72
US12572Q1058   Purchase   1,859   183.73
US12572Q1058   Purchase   4,635   183.74
US12572Q1058   Purchase   3,743   183.75
US12572Q1058   Purchase   2,256   183.76
US12572Q1058   Purchase   404   183.77
US12572Q1058   Purchase   3,624   183.78
US12572Q1058   Purchase   1,075   183.79
US12572Q1058   Purchase   2,235   183.80
US12572Q1058   Purchase   781   183.81
US12572Q1058   Purchase   805   183.82
US12572Q1058   Purchase   2,017   183.83
US12572Q1058   Purchase   1,305   183.84
US12572Q1058   Purchase   436   183.85
US12572Q1058   Purchase   388   183.86
US12572Q1058   Purchase   1,590   183.87
US12572Q1058   Purchase   311   183.88
US12572Q1058   Purchase   1,056   183.89
US12572Q1058   Purchase   300   183.90
US12572Q1058   Purchase   400   183.91
US12572Q1058   Purchase   1,232   183.93
US12572Q1058   Purchase   645   183.94
US12572Q1058   Purchase   100   183.95
US12572Q1058   Purchase   100   183.96
US12572Q1058   Purchase   200   183.97
US12572Q1058   Purchase   317   183.98
US12572Q1058   Purchase   100   183.99
US12572Q1058   Purchase   400   184.01
US12572Q1058   Purchase   101   184.02
US12572Q1058   Purchase   200   184.03
US12572Q1058   Purchase   104   184.04
US12572Q1058   Purchase   687   184.05
US12572Q1058   Purchase   895   184.06
US12572Q1058   Purchase   1,102   184.08
US12572Q1058   Purchase   199   184.09
US12572Q1058   Purchase   200   184.10
US12572Q1058   Purchase   1   184.11
US12572Q1058   Purchase   100   184.12
US12572Q1058   Purchase   700   184.15
US12572Q1058   Purchase   273   184.16
US12572Q1058   Purchase   499   184.19
US12572Q1058   Purchase   400   184.20
US12572Q1058   Purchase   999   184.21
US12572Q1058   Purchase   703   184.22
US12572Q1058   Purchase   5,909   184.23
US12572Q1058   Purchase   180   184.24
US12572Q1058   Purchase   1,188   184.25
US12572Q1058   Purchase   210   184.26
US12572Q1058   Purchase   827   184.27
US12572Q1058   Purchase   1,640   184.28
US12572Q1058   Purchase   710   184.29
US12572Q1058   Purchase   100   184.30
US12572Q1058   Purchase   1,417   184.32
US12572Q1058   Purchase   861   184.33
US12572Q1058   Purchase   770   184.34
US12572Q1058   Purchase   1,417   184.35
US12572Q1058   Purchase   926   184.36
US12572Q1058   Purchase   550   184.37
US12572Q1058   Purchase   1,643   184.38
US12572Q1058   Purchase   766   184.39
US12572Q1058   Purchase   353   184.40
US12572Q1058   Purchase   1,648   184.41
US12572Q1058   Purchase   200   184.42
US12572Q1058   Purchase   508   184.43
US12572Q1058   Purchase   415   184.44
US12572Q1058   Purchase   607   184.45
US12572Q1058   Purchase   400   184.46
US12572Q1058   Purchase   390   184.47
US12572Q1058   Purchase   1,300   184.48
US12572Q1058   Purchase   135   184.49
US12572Q1058   Purchase   1,310   184.50
US12572Q1058   Purchase   700   184.51
US12572Q1058   Purchase   200   184.52
US12572Q1058   Purchase   740   184.53
US12572Q1058   Purchase   1,183   184.54
US12572Q1058   Purchase   1,003   184.55
US12572Q1058   Purchase   1,667   184.56
US12572Q1058   Purchase   405   184.57
US12572Q1058   Purchase   1,617   184.58
US12572Q1058   Purchase   2,000   184.59
US12572Q1058   Purchase   1,114   184.60
US12572Q1058   Purchase   100   184.61
US12572Q1058   Purchase   102   184.62
US12572Q1058   Purchase   578   184.63
US12572Q1058   Purchase   500   184.64
US12572Q1058   Purchase   100   184.65
US12572Q1058   Purchase   913   184.66
US12572Q1058   Purchase   200   184.67
US12572Q1058   Purchase   205   184.68
US12572Q1058   Purchase   300   184.69
US12572Q1058   Purchase   1,060   184.70
US12572Q1058   Purchase   905   184.71
US12572Q1058   Purchase   1,819   184.72
US12572Q1058   Purchase   2,695   184.73
US12572Q1058   Purchase   335   184.74
US12572Q1058   Purchase   2,000   184.75
US12572Q1058   Purchase   639   184.76
US12572Q1058   Purchase   100   184.77
US12572Q1058   Purchase   1,006   184.78
US12572Q1058   Purchase   2,050   184.79
US12572Q1058   Purchase   1,400   184.80
US12572Q1058   Purchase   100   184.81
US12572Q1058   Purchase   100   184.82
US12572Q1058   Purchase   1,323   184.83
US12572Q1058   Purchase   800   184.84
US12572Q1058   Purchase   405   184.85
US12572Q1058   Purchase   2,293   184.86
US12572Q1058   Purchase   2,135   184.87
US12572Q1058   Purchase   1,014   184.88
US12572Q1058   Purchase   2,990   184.89
US12572Q1058   Purchase   110   184.90
US12572Q1058   Purchase   4,829   184.92
US12572Q1058   Purchase   896   184.93
US12572Q1058   Purchase   601   184.94
US12572Q1058   Purchase   1,914   184.95
US12572Q1058   Purchase   1,405   184.96
US12572Q1058   Purchase   12   184.97
US12572Q1058   Purchase   506   184.98
US12572Q1058   Purchase   563   184.99
US12572Q1058   Purchase   800   185.00
US12572Q1058   Purchase   150   185.01
US12572Q1058   Purchase   300   185.02
US12572Q1058   Purchase   240   185.04
US12572Q1058   Purchase   207   185.07
US12572Q1058   Purchase   4   185.09
US12572Q1058   Purchase   608   185.11
US12572Q1058   Purchase   100   185.12
US12572Q1058   Purchase   294   185.13
US12572Q1058   Purchase   326   185.14
US12572Q1058   Purchase   171   185.15
US12572Q1058   Purchase   966   185.16
US12572Q1058   Purchase   303   185.17
US12572Q1058   Purchase   100   185.19
US12572Q1058   Purchase   106   185.23
US12572Q1058   Purchase   100   185.27
US12572Q1058   Purchase   320   185.37
US12572Q1058   Purchase   174   185.40
US12572Q1058   Purchase   4   185.48
US12572Q1058   Purchase   100   185.50
US12572Q1058   Purchase   894   185.53
US12572Q1058   Purchase   100   185.55
US12572Q1058   Purchase   100   185.56
US12572Q1058   Purchase   500   185.57
US12572Q1058   Purchase   100   185.58
US12572Q1058   Purchase   1,331   185.59
US12572Q1058   Purchase   1   185.61
US12572Q1058   Purchase   300   185.64
US12572Q1058   Purchase   622   185.66
US12572Q1058   Purchase   200   185.68
US12572Q1058   Purchase   1,267   185.69
US12572Q1058   Purchase   100   185.70
US12572Q1058   Purchase   200   185.73
US12572Q1058   Purchase   109   185.77
US12572Q1058   Purchase   184   185.78
US12572Q1058   Purchase   200   185.79
US12572Q1058   Purchase   506   185.81
US12572Q1058   Purchase   600   185.83
US12572Q1058   Purchase   200   185.84
US12572Q1058   Purchase   2   185.85
US12572Q1058   Purchase   200   185.86
US12572Q1058   Purchase   2   185.87
US12572Q1058   Purchase   907   185.88
US12572Q1058   Purchase   300   185.89
US12572Q1058   Purchase   100   185.90
US12572Q1058   Purchase   225   185.92
US12572Q1058   Purchase   2,088   185.93
US12572Q1058   Purchase   535   185.94
US12572Q1058   Purchase   702   185.95
US12572Q1058   Purchase   560   185.96
US12572Q1058   Purchase   100   185.97
US12572Q1058   Purchase   865   185.98
US12572Q1058   Purchase   503   186.00
US12572Q1058   Purchase   1,066   186.01
US12572Q1058   Purchase   200   186.04
US12572Q1058   Purchase   500   186.05
US12572Q1058   Purchase   200   186.08
US12572Q1058   Purchase   400   186.10
US12572Q1058   Purchase   240   186.12
US12572Q1058   Purchase   669   186.13
US12572Q1058   Purchase   93   186.14
US12572Q1058   Purchase   483   186.15
US12572Q1058   Purchase   100   186.16
US12572Q1058   Purchase   400   186.20
US12572Q1058   Purchase   209   186.21
US12572Q1058   Purchase   100   186.23
US12572Q1058   Purchase   1,598   186.25
US12572Q1058   Purchase   495   186.27
US12572Q1058   Purchase   504   186.28
US12572Q1058   Purchase   200   186.31
US12572Q1058   Purchase   100   186.32
US12572Q1058   Purchase   102   186.33
US12572Q1058   Purchase   200   186.36
US12572Q1058   Purchase   502   186.37
US12572Q1058   Purchase   100   186.38
US12572Q1058   Purchase   85   186.45
US12572Q1058   Purchase   15   186.46
US12572Q1058   Purchase   100   186.56
US12572Q1058   Sale   100   183.13
US12572Q1058   Sale   100   183.19
US12572Q1058   Sale   100   183.27
US12572Q1058   Sale   100   183.31
US12572Q1058   Sale   100   183.33
US12572Q1058   Sale   225   183.35
US12572Q1058   Sale   175   183.37
US12572Q1058   Sale   100   183.40
US12572Q1058   Sale   100   183.41
US12572Q1058   Sale   381   183.42
US12572Q1058   Sale   100   183.44
US12572Q1058   Sale   166   183.45
US12572Q1058   Sale   250   183.46
US12572Q1058   Sale   119   183.47
US12572Q1058   Sale   347   183.48
US12572Q1058   Sale   446   183.49
US12572Q1058   Sale   67   183.50
US12572Q1058   Sale   100   183.52
US12572Q1058   Sale   390   183.53
US12572Q1058   Sale   505   183.56
US12572Q1058   Sale   515   183.58
US12572Q1058   Sale   600   183.60
US12572Q1058   Sale   875   183.61
US12572Q1058   Sale   613   183.62
US12572Q1058   Sale   482   183.64
US12572Q1058   Sale   400   183.65
US12572Q1058   Sale   300   183.66
US12572Q1058   Sale   700   183.67
US12572Q1058   Sale   13   183.68
US12572Q1058   Sale   900   183.69
US12572Q1058   Sale   201   183.70
US12572Q1058   Sale   396   183.71
US12572Q1058   Sale   100   183.72
US12572Q1058   Sale   625   183.73
US12572Q1058   Sale   2,079   183.74
US12572Q1058   Sale   398,731   183.75
US12572Q1058   Sale   609   183.76
US12572Q1058   Sale   2,100   183.80
US12572Q1058   Sale   901   183.82
US12572Q1058   Sale   715   183.83
US12572Q1058   Sale   361   183.84
US12572Q1058   Sale   600   183.86
US12572Q1058   Sale   100   183.87
US12572Q1058   Sale   100   183.97
US12572Q1058   Sale   101   184.00
US12572Q1058   Sale   100   184.03
US12572Q1058   Sale   400   184.06
US12572Q1058   Sale   100   184.07
US12572Q1058   Sale   57   184.16
US12572Q1058   Sale   600   184.20
US12572Q1058   Sale   71   184.22
US12572Q1058   Sale   400   184.23
US12572Q1058   Sale   100   184.24
US12572Q1058   Sale   100   184.25
US12572Q1058   Sale   100   184.26
US12572Q1058   Sale   100   184.27
US12572Q1058   Sale   300   184.28
US12572Q1058   Sale   300   184.29
US12572Q1058   Sale   529   184.30
US12572Q1058   Sale   200   184.33
US12572Q1058   Sale   100   184.35
US12572Q1058   Sale   200   184.37
US12572Q1058   Sale   100   184.42
US12572Q1058   Sale   100   184.46
US12572Q1058   Sale   100   184.48
US12572Q1058   Sale   200   184.49
US12572Q1058   Sale   3   184.51
US12572Q1058   Sale   152   184.52
US12572Q1058   Sale   600   184.53
US12572Q1058   Sale   48   184.54
US12572Q1058   Sale   100   184.55
US12572Q1058   Sale   100   184.57
US12572Q1058   Sale   100   184.58
US12572Q1058   Sale   600   184.59
US12572Q1058   Sale   100   184.61
US12572Q1058   Sale   100   184.63
US12572Q1058   Sale   200   184.64
US12572Q1058   Sale   100   184.69
US12572Q1058   Sale   100   184.71
US12572Q1058   Sale   100   184.72
US12572Q1058   Sale   100   184.73
US12572Q1058   Sale   100   184.80
US12572Q1058   Sale   100   184.89
US12572Q1058   Sale   100   184.91
US12572Q1058   Sale   6   184.93
US12572Q1058   Sale   100   184.96
US12572Q1058   Sale   100   184.97
US12572Q1058   Sale   20   185.00
US12572Q1058   Sale   100   185.14
US12572Q1058   Sale   100   185.44
US12572Q1058   Sale   63   185.56
US12572Q1058   Sale   100   185.59
US12572Q1058   Sale   100   185.64
US12572Q1058   Sale   137   185.68
US12572Q1058   Sale   100   185.81
US12572Q1058   Sale   200   185.95
US12572Q1058   Sale   200   185.97
US12572Q1058   Sale   400   186.07
US12572Q1058   Sale   200   186.21
US12572Q1058   Sale   100   186.34
US12572Q1058   Sale   100   186.37

(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)
US12572Q1058   CFD   Opening a short position   44,400   183.750

(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)

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?   NO
Date of disclosure:   2nd November 2018
Contact name:   Milos Naumovic
Telephone number:   +44 203 650 8203

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.