Source - RNS
RNS Number : 3531G
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
05 November 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:

Managed Account Advisors, LLC

(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:

Merrill Lynch Portfolio Managers is connected with NEX Group PLC

(e)

Date position held/dealing undertaken:
For an opening position disclosure, state the latest
practicable date prior to the disclosure

02/11/2018

(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

If YES, specify which:


(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:

Common - US12572Q1058


Interests

Short Positions

Number

%

Number

%

(1)

Relevant securities owned
and/or controlled:

4,702,159

1.380%

0

0%

(2)

Cash-settled derivatives:

0

0%

0

0%

(3)

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

0

0%

0

0%

TOTAL:

4,702,159

1.380%

0

0%

 

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:

N/A

Details, including nature of the rights
concerned and relevant percentages:

N/A

 

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

Common - ISIN US12572Q1058

Purchase

3

183.09 USD

Common - ISIN US12572Q1058

Purchase

56

183.132 USD

Common - ISIN US12572Q1058

Purchase

159

183.305 USD

Common - ISIN US12572Q1058

Purchase

84

183.374 USD

Common - ISIN US12572Q1058

Purchase

14

183.402 USD

Common - ISIN US12572Q1058

Purchase

67

183.419 USD

Common - ISIN US12572Q1058

Purchase

1,285

183.452 USD

Common - ISIN US12572Q1058

Purchase

139

183.483 USD

Common - ISIN US12572Q1058

Purchase

269

183.491 USD

Common - ISIN US12572Q1058

Purchase

249

183.53 USD

Common - ISIN US12572Q1058

Purchase

293

183.543 USD

Common - ISIN US12572Q1058

Purchase

34

183.555 USD

Common - ISIN US12572Q1058

Purchase

27

183.592 USD

Common - ISIN US12572Q1058

Purchase

1

183.6 USD

Common - ISIN US12572Q1058

Purchase

31

183.668 USD

Common - ISIN US12572Q1058

Purchase

169

183.673 USD

Common - ISIN US12572Q1058

Purchase

7

183.679 USD

Common - ISIN US12572Q1058

Purchase

2

183.68 USD

Common - ISIN US12572Q1058

Purchase

21

183.844 USD

Common - ISIN US12572Q1058

Purchase

122

183.856 USD

Common - ISIN US12572Q1058

Purchase

97

183.885 USD

Common - ISIN US12572Q1058

Purchase

60

183.891 USD

Common - ISIN US12572Q1058

Purchase

294

183.965 USD

Common - ISIN US12572Q1058

Purchase

2

183.985 USD

Common - ISIN US12572Q1058

Purchase

20

184.05 USD

Common - ISIN US12572Q1058

Purchase

25

184.066 USD

Common - ISIN US12572Q1058

Purchase

39

185.433 USD

 

Class of relevant security

Purchase/sale

Number of
securities

Price per unit

Common - ISIN US12572Q1058

Sale

94

183.072 USD

Common - ISIN US12572Q1058

Sale

69

183.097 USD

Common - ISIN US12572Q1058

Sale

4

183.21 USD

Common - ISIN US12572Q1058

Sale

35

183.289 USD

Common - ISIN US12572Q1058

Sale

510

183.336 USD

Common - ISIN US12572Q1058

Sale

41

183.374 USD

Common - ISIN US12572Q1058

Sale

98

183.397 USD

Common - ISIN US12572Q1058

Sale

75

183.405 USD

Common - ISIN US12572Q1058

Sale

1,983

183.442 USD

Common - ISIN US12572Q1058

Sale

48

183.444 USD

Common - ISIN US12572Q1058

Sale

24

183.452 USD

Common - ISIN US12572Q1058

Sale

18

183.461 USD

Common - ISIN US12572Q1058

Sale

11

183.503 USD

Common - ISIN US12572Q1058

Sale

181

183.517 USD

Common - ISIN US12572Q1058

Sale

164

183.6 USD

Common - ISIN US12572Q1058

Sale

1

183.61 USD

Common - ISIN US12572Q1058

Sale

172

183.632 USD

Common - ISIN US12572Q1058

Sale

124

183.65 USD

Common - ISIN US12572Q1058

Sale

8

183.665 USD

Common - ISIN US12572Q1058

Sale

20

183.714 USD

Common - ISIN US12572Q1058

Sale

46

183.792 USD

Common - ISIN US12572Q1058

Sale

63

183.827 USD

Common - ISIN US12572Q1058

Sale

15

183.898 USD

Common - ISIN US12572Q1058

Sale

52

183.91 USD

Common - ISIN US12572Q1058

Sale

14

183.929 USD

Common - ISIN US12572Q1058

Sale

10

183.95 USD

Common - ISIN US12572Q1058

Sale

2

183.994 USD

Common - ISIN US12572Q1058

Sale

1

184.009 USD

Common - ISIN US12572Q1058

Sale

17

184.027 USD

Common - ISIN US12572Q1058

Sale

220

184.08 USD

Common - ISIN US12572Q1058

Sale

125

185.381 USD

 

(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

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

 

(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

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

(ii)

Exercise

Class of relevant security

Product description
e.g. call option

Exercising/
exercised
against

Number of
securities

Exercise Price per
unit

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

 

(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)

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

 

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:

05/11/2018

Contact name:

Harshini Gopa

Telephone number:

+44207 996 3410

 

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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