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Thursday 30 September, 2010

BofA Merrill Lynch

Form 8.5 (EPT/RI)

RNS Number : 5988T
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
30 September 2010
 



 

FORM 8.5 (EPT/RI)

 

PUBLIC DEALING DISCLOSURE BY AN EXEMPT PRINCIPAL TRADER WITH


RECOGNISED INTERMEDIARY STATUS DEALING IN A CLIENT-SERVING CAPACITY


Rule 8.5 of the Takeover Code (the "Code")

 

1. KEY INFORMATION

 

(a) Name of exempt principal trader:

Bank of America Merrill Lynch

 

(b) Name of offeror/offeree in relation to whose

Brit Insurance Holdings NV


relevant securities this form relates:

 

(c) Name of the party to the offer with which exempt

Advisor to Apollo Management VII LP



and CVC Capital Partners


principal trader is connected:

 

(d) Date dealing undertaken:

29/09/2010

 

(e) Has the EPT previously disclosed, or is it today

NO


disclosing, under the Code in respect of any other


party to this offer?

 

2.         DEALINGS BY THE EXEMPT PRINCIPAL TRADER

 

(a) Purchases and sales

 

Class of

Purchase/

Total number

Highest price

Lowest price


relevant

Sales

of securities

per unit

per unit


security


paid/received

paid/received

 

Common - NL0009347863

Purchase

806

GBP 10.27

GBP 10.27

 

Common - NL0009347863

Sale

185

GBP 10.28

GBP 10.28

 

(b) Derivatives transactions (other than options)

 

Class of

Product

Nature of dealing

Number of

Price per unit


relevant

description


reference securities


security

eg. CFD

 

Common - NL0009347863

Swap

LONG

490

GBP 10.27

 

Common - NL0009347863

Swap

LONG

195

GBP 10.27

 

Common - NL0009347863

Swap

LONG

121

GBP 10.27

 

Class of

Product

Nature of dealing

Number of

Price per unit


relevant

description


reference securities


security

eg. CFD

 

Common - NL0009347863

Swap

SHORT

185

GBP 10.28

 

(c) Options transactions in respect of existing securities

 

(i) Writing, selling, purchasing or varying

 

Class of

 

Product

Writing,

Number of

Exercise

Type

Expiry

Option

 


relevant


description

purchasing,

securities

price


date

money


security


selling,

to which

per unit


paid/


varying etc.

option


received


relates


per unit

 

(ii) Exercising

 

Class of relevant

Product description

Number of securities

Exercise price per


security


unit

 

(d) Other dealings (including subscribing for new securities)

 

3. 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:

 

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:

 

NONE

 

Date of disclosure:

30/09/2010

 

Contact name:

Doug Berwick

 

Telephone number:

+44 20 7995 8859

 

 

FORM 8.5 (EPT/RI)

 

PUBLIC DEALING DISCLOSURE BY AN EXEMPT PRINCIPAL TRADER WITH


RECOGNISED INTERMEDIARY STATUS DEALING IN A CLIENT-SERVING CAPACITY


Rule 8.5 of the Takeover Code (the "Code")

 

1. KEY INFORMATION

 

(a) Name of exempt principal trader:

Bank of America Merrill Lynch

 

(b) Name of offeror/offeree in relation to whose

British Sky Broadcasting Group Plc


relevant securities this form relates:

 

(c) Name of the party to the offer with which exempt

Advisor to British Sky Broadcasting



Group Plc


principal trader is connected:

 

(d) Date dealing undertaken:

29/09/2010

 

(e) Has the EPT previously disclosed, or is it today

NO


disclosing, under the Code in respect of any other


party to this offer?

 

2.         DEALINGS BY THE EXEMPT PRINCIPAL TRADER

 

(a) Purchases and sales

 

Class of

Purchase/

Total number

Highest price

Lowest price


relevant

Sales

of securities

per unit

per unit


security


paid/received

paid/received

 

Common - GB0001411924

Purchase

110,555

GBP 7.10

GBP 7.07

 

Common - GB0001411924

Sale

70,163

GBP 7.09

GBP 7.05

 

(b) Derivatives transactions (other than options)

 

Class of

Product description

Nature of dealing

Number of

 

Price per unit


relevant


reference securities


security

 

(c) Options transactions in respect of existing securities

 

(i) Writing, selling, purchasing or varying

 

Class of

 

Product

Writing,

Number of

Exercise

Type

Expiry

Option


relevant


description

purchasing,

securities

price


date

money


security


selling,

to which

per unit


paid/


varying etc.

option


received


relates


per unit

 

(ii) Exercising

 

Class of relevant

Product description

Number of securities

Exercise price per


security


unit

 

(d) Other dealings (including subscribing for new securities)

 

Class of relevant

Nature of dealing

 

Details

Price per unit (if

 


security


applicable)

 

3. 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:

 

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:

 

NONE

 

Date of disclosure:

30/09/2010

 

Contact name:

Doug Berwick

 

Telephone number:

+44 20 7995 8859

 

 

FORM 8.5 (EPT/RI)

 

PUBLIC DEALING DISCLOSURE BY AN EXEMPT PRINCIPAL TRADER WITH


RECOGNISED INTERMEDIARY STATUS DEALING IN A CLIENT-SERVING CAPACITY


Rule 8.5 of the Takeover Code (the "Code")

 

1. KEY INFORMATION

 

(a) Name of exempt principal trader:

Bank of America Merrill Lynch

 

(b) Name of offeror/offeree in relation to whose

Wellstream Holdings Plc


relevant securities this form relates:

 

(c) Name of the party to the offer with which exempt

Advisor to Wellstream Holdings Plc




principal trader is connected:

 

(d) Date dealing undertaken:

29/09/2010

 

(e) Has the EPT previously disclosed, or is it today

NO


disclosing, under the Code in respect of any other


party to this offer?

 

2.         DEALINGS BY THE EXEMPT PRINCIPAL TRADER

 

(a) Purchases and sales

 

Class of

Purchase/

Total number

Highest price

Lowest price


relevant

Sales

of securities

per unit

per unit


security


paid/received

paid/received

 

Common -

Purchase

85,976

GBP 7.66

GBP 7.57

 

Common -

Sale

69,263

GBP 7.64

GBP 7.55

 

(b) Derivatives transactions (other than options)

 

Class of

Product

Nature of dealing

Number of

Price per unit


relevant

description


reference securities


security

eg. CFD

 

Common -

Swap

LONG

716

GBP 7.57

 

Common -

Swap

LONG

3263

GBP 7.61

 

Common -

Swap

LONG

2867

GBP 7.59

 

Common -

Swap

LONG

2752

GBP 7.62

 

Common -

Swap

LONG

2577

GBP 7.59

 

Common -

Swap

LONG

2238

GBP 7.60

 

Common -

Swap

LONG

2058

GBP 7.61

 

Common -

Swap

LONG

25

GBP 7.56

 

Common -

Swap

LONG

751

GBP 7.60

 

Common -

Swap

LONG

3600

GBP 7.62

 

Common -

Swap

LONG

491

GBP 7.64

 

Common -

Swap

LONG

166

GBP 7.60

 

Common -

Swap

LONG

74

GBP 7.59

 

Common -

Swap

LONG

54

GBP 7.56

 

Common -

Swap

LONG

51

GBP 7.62

 

Common -

Swap

LONG

29

GBP 7.56

 

Common -

Swap

LONG

990

GBP 7.60

 

Common -

Swap

LONG

16318

GBP 7.61

 

Common -

Swap

LONG

3459

GBP 7.59

 

Common -

Swap

LONG

3427

GBP 7.59

 

Class of

Product

Nature of dealing

Number of

Price per unit


relevant

description


reference securities


security

eg. CFD

 

Common -

Swap

SHORT

2860

GBP 7.59

 

Common -

Swap

SHORT

74

GBP 7.60

 

Common -

Swap

SHORT

500

GBP 7.63

 

Common -

Swap

SHORT

751

GBP 7.49

 

Common -

Swap

SHORT

820

GBP 7.59

 

Common -

Swap

SHORT

931

GBP 7.60

 

Common -

Swap

SHORT

990

GBP 7.56

 

Common -

Swap

SHORT

2577

GBP 7.56

 

Common -

Swap

SHORT

3263

GBP 7.60

 

Common -

Swap

SHORT

3427

GBP 7.55

 

Common -

Swap

SHORT

3459

GBP 7.56

 

Common -

Swap

SHORT

3600

GBP 7.60

 

Common -

Swap

SHORT

4298

GBP 7.60

 

Common -

Swap

SHORT

16

GBP 7.57

 

Common -

Swap

SHORT

1127

GBP 7.59

 

(c) Options transactions in respect of existing securities

 

(i) Writing, selling, purchasing or varying

 

Class of

 

Product

Writing,

Number of

Exercise

Type

Expiry

Option


relevant


description

purchasing,

securities

price


date

money


security


selling,

to which

per unit


paid/


varying etc.

option


received


relates


per unit

 

(ii) Exercising

 

Class of relevant

Product description

Number of securities

Exercise price per


security


unit

 

(d) Other dealings (including subscribing for new securities)

 

Class of relevant

Nature of dealing

 

Details

Price per unit (if


security


applicable)

 

3. 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:

 

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:

 

NONE

 

Date of disclosure:

30/09/2010

 

Contact name:

Doug Berwick

 

Telephone number:

+44 20 7995 8859

 


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