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Thursday 07 October, 2010

BofA Merrill Lynch

Form 8.5 (EPT/RI) AMENDMENT

RNS Number : 0252U
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
07 October 2010
 







FORM 8.5 (EPT/RI)


AMENDMENT TO ANNOUNCEMENT 8854T RELEASED ON 05/10/2010 AT 12:35, DUE TO CHANGE IN SWAPS QUANTITY

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


principal trader is connected:

CVC Capital Partners


(d) Date dealing undertaken:

04/10/2010


(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

7,627

GBP 10.30

GBP 10.28


Common - NL0009347863


Sale

26,444

GBP 10.30

GBP 10.30


(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

6240

GBP 10.25


Common - NL0009347863

Swap

LONG

504

GBP 10.28


Common - NL0009347863

Swap

LONG

457

GBP 10.28


Class of

Product

Nature of dealing

Number of

Price per unit


relevant

description


reference securities


security

eg. CFD


Common - NL0009347863

Swap

SHORT

6240

GBP 10.25


Common - NL0009347863

Swap

SHORT

9022

GBP 10.30


Common - NL0009347863

Swap

SHORT

10756

GBP 10.30


(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 unit


security


(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:

07/10/2010


Contact name:

Lucy Hayes


Telephone number:

+44 20 7995 9850

 





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:

04/10/2010


(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

133,883

GBP 7.93

GBP 7.86


Common -


Sale

172,756

GBP 7.92

GBP 7.86


(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

393

GBP 7.90


Common -

Swap

LONG

420

GBP 7.90


Common -

Swap

LONG

487

GBP 7.88


Common -

Swap

LONG

522

GBP 7.88


Common -

Swap

LONG

566

GBP 7.90


Common -

Swap

LONG

1132

GBP 7.90


Common -

Swap

LONG

1240

GBP 7.90


Common -

Swap

LONG

2396

GBP 7.90


Common -

Swap

LONG

2520

GBP 7.65


Common -

Swap

LONG

5553

GBP 7.91


Common -

Swap

LONG

170

GBP 7.86


Class of

Product

Nature of dealing

Number of

Price per unit


relevant

description


reference securities


security

eg. CFD

 


Common -

Swap

SHORT

5832

GBP 7.85


Common -

Swap

SHORT

12899

GBP 7.90


Common -

Swap

SHORT

102

GBP 7.85


Common -

Swap

SHORT

5589

GBP 7.85


Common -

Swap

SHORT

2520

GBP 7.65


Common -

Swap

SHORT

2396

GBP 7.91


Common -

Swap

SHORT

1516

GBP 7.91


Common -

Swap

SHORT

1386

GBP 7.85


Common -

Swap

SHORT

1050

GBP 7.90


Common -

Swap

SHORT

566

GBP 7.91


Common -

Swap

SHORT

487

GBP 7.91


Common -

Swap

SHORT

393

GBP 7.91


Common -

Swap

SHORT

170

GBP 7.85


Common -

Swap

SHORT

19890

GBP 7.90


(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 unit


security


(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:

07/10/2010


Contact name:

Lucy Hayes


Telephone number:

+44 20 7995 9850

 

 


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