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Thursday 16 December, 2010

BofA Merrill Lynch

Form 8.5 (EPT/RI)

RNS Number : 0967Y
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
16 December 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                                          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:                                                                                 15/12/2010

       (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                   197,505                 GBP 7.90               GBP 7.86

                      Common -                          Sale                       20,385                  GBP 7.92               GBP 7.88

       (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                         1025                   GBP 7.90

                       Class of                         Product           Nature of dealing          Number of          Price per unit

                      relevant                       description                                        reference securities

                       security                        eg.  CFD

                     Common -                          Swap                       SHORT                        2826                   GBP 7.92

       (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:                                                                                     16/12/2010

       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                                        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:                                                                                 15/12/2010

       (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                   159,804                GBP 10.40             GBP 10.37

           Common - NL0009347863                Sale                          194                   GBP 10.36             GBP 10.36

       (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                        11700                 GBP 10.38

          Common - NL0009347863               Swap                        LONG                         7805                  GBP 10.40

                       Class of                         Product           Nature of dealing          Number of          Price per unit

                      relevant                       description                                        reference securities

                       security                        eg.  CFD

          Common - NL0009347863               Swap                       SHORT                         194                   GBP 10.36

       (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:                                                                                     16/12/2010

       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:                                                                                 15/12/2010

       (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                    87,324                  GBP 7.33               GBP 7.28

           Common - GB0001411924               Sale                       41,320                  GBP 7.32               GBP 7.31

       (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                          849                    GBP 7.31

          Common - GB0001411924               Swap                        LONG                         1000                   GBP 7.28

          Common - GB0001411924               Swap                        LONG                         1432                   GBP 7.32

          Common - GB0001411924               Swap                        LONG                        27670                  GBP 7.33

          Common - GB0001411924               Swap                        LONG                        44425                  GBP 7.33

          Common - GB0001411924               Swap                        LONG                          364                    GBP 7.30

                       Class of                         Product           Nature of dealing          Number of          Price per unit

                      relevant                       description                                        reference securities

                       security                        eg.  CFD

          Common - GB0001411924               Swap                       SHORT                        1930                   GBP 7.30

          Common - GB0001411924               Swap                       SHORT                        1970                   GBP 7.30

          Common - GB0001411924               Swap                       SHORT                         86                     GBP 7.32

          Common - GB0001411924               Swap                       SHORT                        1505                   GBP 7.33

          Common - GB0001411924               Swap                       SHORT                        1128                   GBP 7.30

             Common - GB0001411924               Swap                       SHORT                        1000                   GBP 7.32

          Common - GB0001411924               Swap                       SHORT                         430                    GBP 7.32

          Common - GB0001411924               Swap                       SHORT                         364                    GBP 7.32

          Common - GB0001411924               Swap                       SHORT                         333                    GBP 7.32

          Common - GB0001411924               Swap                       SHORT                        7309                   GBP 7.33

       (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:                                                                                     16/12/2010

       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                                      Capital Shopping Centres Plc

       relevant securities this form relates:

       (c) Name of the party to the offer with which exempt                       Advisor to Capital Shopping Centres Plc

       principal trader is connected:

       (d) Date dealing undertaken:                                                                                 15/12/2010

       (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 - GB0006834344            Purchase                 1,468,929               GBP 43.75              GBP 4.06

           Common - GB0006834344               Sale                      679,463                 GBP 4.19               GBP 4.07

       (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 - GB0006834344               Swap                        LONG                         3000                   GBP 4.14

          Common - GB0006834344               Swap                        LONG                          252                    GBP 4.17

          Common - GB0006834344               Swap                        LONG                        11340                  GBP 4.14

          Common - GB0006834344               Swap                        LONG                         9674                   GBP 4.12

          Common - GB0006834344               Swap                        LONG                         7648                   GBP 4.10

          Common - GB0006834344               Swap                        LONG                         4143                   GBP 4.10

          Common - GB0006834344               Swap                        LONG                        12887                  GBP 4.14

          Common - GB0006834344               Swap                        LONG                         3314                   GBP 4.14

          Common - GB0006834344               Swap                        LONG                        14463                  GBP 4.14

          Common - GB0006834344               Swap                        LONG                         2167                   GBP 4.16

          Common - GB0006834344               Swap                        LONG                         1481                   GBP 4.14

          Common - GB0006834344               Swap                        LONG                         1043                   GBP 4.17

          Common - GB0006834344               Swap                        LONG                         1023                   GBP 4.17

          Common - GB0006834344               Swap                        LONG                          840                    GBP 4.14

          Common - GB0006834344               Swap                        LONG                          486                    GBP 4.16

             Common - GB0006834344               Swap                        LONG                         3679                   GBP 4.14

          Common - GB0006834344               Swap                        LONG                        50000                  GBP 4.11

          Common - GB0006834344               Swap                        LONG                        53058                  GBP 4.13

          Common - GB0006834344               Swap                        LONG                       100000                 GBP 4.11

          Common - GB0006834344               Swap                        LONG                       200000                 GBP 4.10

          Common - GB0006834344               Swap                        LONG                       300000                 GBP 4.11

          Common - GB0006834344               Swap                        LONG                        16365                  ZAR 43.88

          Common - GB0006834344               Swap                        LONG                        11836                  GBP 4.08

                       Class of                         Product           Nature of dealing          Number of          Price per unit

                      relevant                       description                                        reference securities

                       security                        eg.  CFD

          Common - GB0006834344               Swap                       SHORT                       16354                  GBP 4.16

          Common - GB0006834344               Swap                       SHORT                         252                    GBP 4.18

          Common - GB0006834344               Swap                       SHORT                        1428                   GBP 4.13

          Common - GB0006834344               Swap                       SHORT                        2218                   GBP 4.10

          Common - GB0006834344               Swap                       SHORT                        3000                   GBP 4.16

          Common - GB0006834344               Swap                       SHORT                        7304                   GBP 4.07

          Common - GB0006834344               Swap                       SHORT                       11836                  GBP 4.07

          Common - GB0006834344               Swap                       SHORT                       23766                  GBP 4.12

          Common - GB0006834344               Swap                       SHORT                        9475                   GBP 4.11

       (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:                                                                                     16/12/2010

       Contact name:                                                                                         Doug Berwick

       Telephone number:                                                                              +44 20 7995 8859

 


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