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Friday 12 November, 2010

BofA Merrill Lynch

Form 8.5 (EPT/RI) AMENDMENTS

RNS Number : 0975W
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
12 November 2010
 




AMENDMENTS



FORM 8.5 (EPT/RI)


AMENDMENT TO ANNOUNCEMENT 4626V RELEASED ON 2ND NOVEMBER 2010 AT 11:56

AMENDMENT DUE TO CHANGE IN QUANTITY OF SWAPS

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:

01/11/2010


(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

2,331

GBP 10.48

GBP 10.45


Common - NL0009347863


Sale

10,163

GBP 10.48

GBP 10.45


(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

2179

GBP 10.45


Common - NL0009347863

Swap

LONG

1413

GBP 10.45


Common - NL0009347863

Swap

LONG

18

GBP 10.45


Class of

Product

Nature of dealing

Number of

Price per unit


relevant

description


reference securities


security

eg. CFD


Common - NL0009347863

Swap

SHORT

18

GBP 10.47


Common - NL0009347863

Swap

SHORT

2179

GBP 10.45


Common - NL0009347863

Swap

SHORT

9245

GBP 10.45


(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:

12/11/2010


Contact name:

Lucy Hayes


Telephone number:

+44 20 7995 9850

 


AMENDMENTS



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


principal trader is connected:

Group Plc


(d) Date dealing undertaken:

01/11/2010


(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

97,084

GBP 7.09

GBP 7.07


Common - GB0001411924


Sale

81,946

GBP 7.09

GBP 7.07


(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 - GB0001411924

Swap

LONG

43094

GBP 7.08


Common - GB0001411924

Swap

LONG

530

GBP 7.09


Common - GB0001411924

Swap

LONG

598

GBP 7.09


Common - GB0001411924

Swap

LONG

672

GBP 7.08


Common - GB0001411924

Swap

LONG

720

GBP 7.09


Common - GB0001411924

Swap

LONG

1261

GBP 7.08


Common - GB0001411924

Swap

LONG

3421

GBP 7.08


Common - GB0001411924

Swap

LONG

5000

GBP 7.07


Common - GB0001411924

Swap

LONG

7146

GBP 7.07


Common - GB0001411924

Swap

LONG

7677

GBP 7.09


Common - GB0001411924

Swap

LONG

16462

GBP 7.07


Common - GB0001411924

Swap

LONG

410

GBP 7.08

 


Class of

Product

Nature of dealing

Number of

Price per unit


relevant

description


reference securities


security

eg. CFD


Common - GB0001411924

Swap

SHORT

10348

GBP 7.09


Common - GB0001411924

Swap

SHORT

410

GBP 7.08


Common - GB0001411924

Swap

SHORT

7737

GBP 7.09


Common - GB0001411924

Swap

SHORT

7146

GBP 7.07


Common - GB0001411924

Swap

SHORT

5000

GBP 7.07


Common - GB0001411924

Swap

SHORT

3421

GBP 7.08


Common - GB0001411924

Swap

SHORT

1313

GBP 7.09


Common - GB0001411924

Swap

SHORT

1261

GBP 7.09


Common - GB0001411924

Swap

SHORT

720

GBP 7.09


Common - GB0001411924

Swap

SHORT

672

GBP 7.09


Common - GB0001411924

Swap

SHORT

598

GBP 7.09


Common - GB0001411924

Swap

SHORT

530

GBP 7.09


Common - GB0001411924

Swap

SHORT

512

GBP 7.09


Common - GB0001411924

Swap

SHORT

44124

GBP 7.08


(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:

12/11/2010


Contact name:

Lucy Hayes


Telephone number:

+44 20 7995 9850

 


AMENDMENTS



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:

01/11/2010


(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

262,860

GBP 7.42

GBP 7.39


Common -


Sale

263,581

GBP 7.42

GBP 7.38


(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

878

GBP 7.40


Common -

Swap

LONG

773

GBP 7.39


Common -

Swap

LONG

722

GBP 7.40


Common -

Swap

LONG

319

GBP 7.42


Common -

Swap

LONG

92

GBP 7.42


Class of

Product

Nature of dealing

Number of

Price per unit


relevant

description


reference securities


security

eg. CFD


Common -

Swap

SHORT

32

GBP 7.40


Common -

Swap

SHORT

35

GBP 7.40


Common -

Swap

SHORT

92

GBP 7.39


Common -

Swap

SHORT

111

GBP 7.42


Common -

Swap

SHORT

319

GBP 7.41


Common -

Swap

SHORT

543

GBP 7.42

 


Common -

Swap

SHORT

722

GBP 7.39


Common -

Swap

SHORT

773

GBP 7.40


Common -

Swap

SHORT

878

GBP 7.40


(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:

12/11/2010


Contact name:

Lucy Hayes


Telephone number:

+44 20 7995 9850

 

 


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