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Wednesday 24 November, 2010

BofA Merrill Lynch

Form 8.5 (EPT/RI)

RNS Number : 7279W
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
24 November 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


principal trader is connected:

CVC Capital Partners

 

(d) Date dealing undertaken:

23/11/2010

 

(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

90,453

GBP 10.37

GBP 10.35

 

Common - NL0009347863

 

Sale

35,402

GBP 10.36

GBP 10.35

 

(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

2206

GBP 10.35

 

Common - NL0009347863

Swap

LONG

1447

GBP 10.36

 

Class of

Product

Nature of dealing

Number of

Price per unit


relevant

description


reference securities


security

eg. CFD

 

Common - NL0009347863

Swap

SHORT

7114

GBP 10.35

 

(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:

24/11/2010

 

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


principal trader is connected:

Group Plc

 

(d) Date dealing undertaken:

23/11/2010

 

(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

113,378

GBP 7.25

GBP 7.20

 

Common - GB0001411924

 

Sale

200,745

GBP 7.25

GBP 7.20

 

(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

340

GBP 7.21

 

Common - GB0001411924

Swap

LONG

758

GBP 7.21

 

Common - GB0001411924

Swap

LONG

1790

GBP 7.24

 

Common - GB0001411924

Swap

LONG

3000

GBP 7.21

 

Common - GB0001411924

Swap

LONG

4023

GBP 7.21

 

Common - GB0001411924

Swap

LONG

4256

GBP 7.25

 

Common - GB0001411924

Swap

LONG

21506

GBP 7.22

 

Common - GB0001411924

Swap

LONG

38423

GBP 7.24

 

Common - GB0001411924

Swap

LONG

239

GBP 7.21

 

Class of

Product

Nature of dealing

Number of

Price per unit


relevant

description


reference securities


security

eg. CFD

 

Common - GB0001411924

Swap

SHORT

2521

GBP 7.22

 

Common - GB0001411924

Swap

SHORT

38423

GBP 7.21

 

Common - GB0001411924

Swap

SHORT

13757

GBP 7.21

 

Common - GB0001411924

Swap

SHORT

3000

GBP 7.22

 

Common - GB0001411924

Swap

SHORT

340

GBP 7.21

 

Common - GB0001411924

Swap

SHORT

1661

GBP 7.24

 

Common - GB0001411924

Swap

SHORT

1500

GBP 7.20

 

Common - GB0001411924

Swap

SHORT

1457

GBP 7.22

 

Common - GB0001411924

Swap

SHORT

1400

GBP 7.24

 

Common - GB0001411924

Swap

SHORT

1195

GBP 7.24

 

Common - GB0001411924

Swap

SHORT

758

GBP 7.22

 

Common - GB0001411924

Swap

SHORT

750

GBP 7.22

 

Common - GB0001411924

Swap

SHORT

730

GBP 7.23

 

Common - GB0001411924

Swap

SHORT

703

GBP 7.22

 

Common - GB0001411924

Swap

SHORT

522

GBP 7.23

 

Common - GB0001411924

Swap

SHORT

9401

GBP 7.21

 

(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:

24/11/2010

 

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:

23/11/2010

 

(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 - GB00B1VWM162

 

Purchase

58,927

GBP 7.32

GBP 7.27

 

Common - GB00B1VWM162

 

Sale

51,710

GBP 7.33

GBP 7.29

 

(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

472

GBP 7.32

 

Common -

Swap

LONG

3

GBP 7.30

 

Common -

Swap

LONG

2166

GBP 7.27

 

Common -

Swap

LONG

1686

GBP 7.28

 

Common -

Swap

LONG

1334

GBP 7.27

 

Common -

Swap

LONG

1037

GBP 7.27

 

Common -

Swap

LONG

797

GBP 7.32

 

Common -

Swap

LONG

577

GBP 7.30

 

Common -

Swap

LONG

3062

GBP 7.32

 

Common -

Swap

LONG

519

GBP 7.27

 

Common -

Swap

LONG

3101

GBP 7.32

 

Common -

Swap

LONG

457

GBP 7.29

 

Common -

Swap

LONG

440

GBP 7.30

 

Common -

Swap

LONG

437

GBP 7.32

 

Common -

Swap

LONG

350

GBP 7.29

 

Common -

Swap

LONG

251

GBP 7.29

 

Common -

Swap

LONG

95

GBP 7.30

 

Common -

Swap

LONG

89

GBP 7.28

 

Common -

Swap

LONG

55

GBP 7.30

 

Common -

Swap

LONG

558

GBP 7.29

 

Common -

Swap

LONG

9580

GBP 7.32

 

Common -

Swap

LONG

74920

GBP 7.27

 

Common -

Swap

LONG

2901

GBP 7.31

 

Class of

Product

Nature of dealing

Number of

Price per unit


relevant

description


reference securities


security

eg. CFD

 

Common -

Swap

SHORT

1037

GBP 7.31

 

Common -

Swap

SHORT

55

GBP 7.31

 

Common -

Swap

SHORT

89

GBP 7.31

 

Common -

Swap

SHORT

251

GBP 7.34

 

Common -

Swap

SHORT

350

GBP 7.28

 

Common -

Swap

SHORT

577

GBP 7.31

 

Common -

Swap

SHORT

613

GBP 7.31

 

Common -

Swap

SHORT

727

GBP 7.31

 

Common -

Swap

SHORT

821

GBP 7.30

 

Common -

Swap

SHORT

4

GBP 7.34

 

Common -

Swap

SHORT

1096

GBP 7.32

 

Common -

Swap

SHORT

1365

GBP 7.33

 

Common -

Swap

SHORT

1686

GBP 7.31

 

Common -

Swap

SHORT

2557

GBP 7.33

 

Common -

Swap

SHORT

4686

GBP 7.33

 

Common -

Swap

SHORT

4722

GBP 7.31

 

Common -

Swap

SHORT

776

GBP 7.31

 

(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:

24/11/2010

 

Contact name:

Doug Berwick

 

Telephone number:

+44 20 7995 8859

 


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