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Wednesday 29 December, 2010

BofA Merrill Lynch

Form 8.5 (EPT/RI)

RNS Number : 6607Y
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
29 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:                                                                                 24/12/2010

       (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 - GB00B1VWM162             Sale                        2,122                   GBP 7.90               GBP 7.90

        (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:                                                                                     29/12/2010

       Contact name:                                                                                          Lucy Hayes

       Telephone number:                                                                                  0207 995 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:                                                                                 24/12/2010

       (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                    21,462                  GBP 7.48               GBP 7.47

           Common - GB0001411924               Sale                      154,194                 GBP 7.47               GBP 7.41

       (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                         5423                   GBP 7.46

       (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:                                                                                     29/12/2010

       Contact name:                                                                                          Lucy Hayes

       Telephone number:                                                                                  0207 995 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:                                                                                 24/12/2010

       (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                    1,909                   GBP 4.17               GBP 4.17

           Common - GB0006834344               Sale                        1,249                   GBP 4.15               GBP 4.15

       (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                       SHORT                        1909                   GBP 4.17

                       Class of                         Product            Nature of dealing          Number of           Price per unit

                      relevant                       description                                         reference securities

                       security                         eg.  CFD

          Common - GB0006834344               Swap                        LONG                         1249                   GBP 4.15

       (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:                                                                                     29/12/2010

       Contact name:                                                                                          Lucy Hayes

       Telephone number:                                                                                  0207 995 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 CVC Capital Partners

       principal trader is connected:

       (d) Date dealing undertaken:                                                                                 24/12/2010

       (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                Sale                        1,663                  GBP 10.34             GBP 10.34

        (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:                                                                                     29/12/2010

       Contact name:                                                                                          Lucy Hayes

       Telephone number:                                                                                  0207 995 8859

 


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