BARCLAYS PLC UK Regulatory Announcement: Form 8.5 (EPT/NON-RI) SKY PLC

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LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–

FORM 8.5 (EPT/NON-RI)

PUBLIC OPENING POSITION DISCLOSURE/DEALING DISCLOSURE BY AN

EXEMPT PRINCIPAL TRADER WITHOUT RECOGNISED INTERMEDIARY (“RI”) STATUS (OR WHERE RI STATUS IS NOT APPLICABLE)

Rule 8.5 of the Takeover Code (the “Code”)

1. KEY INFORMATION

(a)   Name of exempt principal trader:   BARCLAYS CAPITAL SECURITIES LTD
(b) Name of offeror/offeree in relation to whose SKY PLC
  relevant securities this form relates:  
(c) Name of the party to the offer with which exempt SKY PLC
  principal trader is connected  
(d) Date position held/dealing undertaken: 13 December 2016
(e) In addition to the company in 1(b) above, is the exempt principal NO:
trader making disclosures in respect of any other party to the offer?

2. POSITIONS OF THE EXEMPT PRINCIPAL TRADER

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(b), 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:       ORD            
Interests   Short Positions  
    Number (%) Number (%)
(1) Relevant securities owned
and/or controlled: 9,979,200 0.58% 3,642,133 0.21%
           
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:
1,946,038 0.11% 2,691,644 0.16%
           
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options)
and agreements to purchase/sell: 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
 
TOTAL: 11,925,238 0.69% 6,333,777 0.37%

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 EXEMPT PRINCIPAL TRADER

Where there have been dealings in more than one class of relevant securities of the offeror or offeree named in 1(b), 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   Purchase/sale   Total number of   Highest price per unit   Lowest price per unit
security   securities paid/received paid/received
50p ORD Purchase 2,691,221 9.9358 GBP 9.7609 GBP
50p ORD Sale 1,249,269 9.8950 GBP 9.775 GBP

(b) Cash-settled derivative transactions

Class of   Product   Nature of dealing   Number of   Price per
relevant description reference unit
security     securities  
50p ORD SWAP Long 76 9.8490 GBP
50p ORD SWAP Long 143 9.8664 GBP
50p ORD CFD Long 500 9.8785 GBP
50p ORD SWAP Long 620 9.8686 GBP
50p ORD SWAP Long 1,251 9.8742 GBP
50p ORD SWAP Long 1,840 9.8559 GBP
50p ORD CFD Long 1,901 9.8719 GBP
50p ORD SWAP Long 1,901 9.8719 GBP
50p ORD SWAP Long 2,120 9.8723 GBP
50p ORD SWAP Long 2,167 9.8673 GBP
50p ORD SWAP Long 2,971 9.8720 GBP
50p ORD CFD Long 3,368 9.8792 GBP
50p ORD SWAP Long 3,368 9.8792 GBP
50p ORD SWAP Long 4,800 9.8698 GBP
50p ORD CFD Long 5,245 9.8605 GBP
50p ORD SWAP Long 5,437 9.8618 GBP
50p ORD SWAP Long 10,873 9.8793 GBP
50p ORD CFD Long 23,973 9.8333 GBP
50p ORD CFD Long 37,950 9.8561 GBP
50p ORD SWAP Long 66,826 9.8799 GBP
50p ORD SWAP Long 291,188 9.8800 GBP
50p ORD SWAP Short 1 9.8399 GBP
50p ORD SWAP Short 1 9.8423 GBP
50p ORD SWAP Short 2 9.8287 GBP
50p ORD SWAP Short 2 9.8347 GBP
50p ORD SWAP Short 6 9.7927 GBP
50p ORD SWAP Short 11 9.8263 GBP
50p ORD SWAP Short 35 9.8600 GBP
50p ORD SWAP Short 152 9.7609 GBP
50p ORD SWAP Short 161 9.8869 GBP
50p ORD SWAP Short 171 9.8109 GBP
50p ORD SWAP Short 1,015 9.8544 GBP
50p ORD SWAP Short 1,619 9.8879 GBP
50p ORD SWAP Short 1,656 9.7978 GBP
50p ORD SWAP Short 1,680 9.8625 GBP
50p ORD SWAP Short 1,716 9.7934 GBP
50p ORD CFD Short 1,976 9.8650 GBP
50p ORD SWAP Short 2,172 9.8034 GBP
50p ORD CFD Short 2,797 9.8064 GBP
50p ORD SWAP Short 5,025 9.8352 GBP
50p ORD SWAP Short 5,775 9.8082 GBP
50p ORD SWAP Short 9,476 9.8439 GBP
50p ORD SWAP Short 22,380 9.8472 GBP
50p ORD SWAP Short 23,828 9.8257 GBP
50p ORD SWAP Short 24,867 9.8289 GBP
50p ORD CFD Short 24,885 9.8349 GBP
50p ORD SWAP Short 25,408 9.8214 GBP
50p ORD SWAP Short 38,557 9.8046 GBP
50p ORD SWAP Short 89,001 9.8686 GBP
50p ORD SWAP Short 149,190 9.8800 GBP
50p ORD CFD Short 252,441 9.7980 GBP
50p ORD SWAP Short 500,000 9.8637 GBP

(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 exempt principal trader 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 exempt principal trader 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: 14 Dec 2016
Contact name: Hemika Mistry
Telephone number: 020 7116 3891

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.

Short Name: BARCLAYS PLC
Category Code: FEO
Sequence Number: 570665
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20161214T112104+0000

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