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Wednesday 26 January, 2011

BofA Merrill Lynch

Form 8.5 (EPT/RI)

RNS Number : 1179A
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
26 January 2011
 



                                                                                                                                               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:                                                                                 25/01/2011

       (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                       20,660                 GBP 10.48             GBP 10.47

       (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                          508                   GBP 10.47

          Common - NL0009347863               Swap                        LONG                         3110                  GBP 10.48

          Common - NL0009347863               Swap                        LONG                         5550                  GBP 10.47

          Common - NL0009347863               Swap                        LONG                        11492                 GBP 10.47

       (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:                                                                                     26/01/2011

       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:                                                                                 25/01/2011

       (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                   462,723                 GBP 7.56               GBP 7.52

           Common - GB0001411924               Sale                      332,182                 GBP 7.58               GBP 7.52

       (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                       SHORT                        4730                   GBP 7.56

          Common - GB0001411924               Swap                       SHORT                         161                    GBP 7.56

          Common - GB0001411924               Swap                       SHORT                         225                    GBP 7.52

          Common - GB0001411924               Swap                       SHORT                         325                    GBP 7.56

          Common - GB0001411924               Swap                       SHORT                         375                    GBP 7.52

          Common - GB0001411924               Swap                       SHORT                         400                    GBP 7.52

          Common - GB0001411924               Swap                       SHORT                         129                    GBP 7.52

          Common - GB0001411924               Swap                       SHORT                         977                    GBP 7.52

          Common - GB0001411924               Swap                       SHORT                        4878                   GBP 7.52

          Common - GB0001411924               Swap                       SHORT                        6870                   GBP 7.52

          Common - GB0001411924               Swap                       SHORT                       10283                  GBP 7.55

          Common - GB0001411924               Swap                       SHORT                      130850                 GBP 7.56

          Common - GB0001411924               Swap                       SHORT                         733                    GBP 7.56



                       Class of                         Product            Nature of dealing          Number of           Price per unit

                      relevant                       description                                         reference securities

                       security                         eg.  CFD

          Common - GB0001411924               Swap                        LONG                         2529                   GBP 7.57

          Common - GB0001411924               Swap                        LONG                         6743                   GBP 7.56

          Common - GB0001411924               Swap                        LONG                         2812                   GBP 7.51

       (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:                                                                                     26/01/2011

       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:                                                                                 25/01/2011

       (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                    10,042                  GBP 7.86               GBP 7.85

                      Common -                           Sale                        6,556                   GBP 7.86               GBP 7.85

       (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                       SHORT                        2473                   GBP 7.85

                     Common -                          Swap                       SHORT                        1167                   GBP 7.85

                       Class of                         Product            Nature of dealing          Number of           Price per unit

                      relevant                       description                                         reference securities

                       security                         eg.  CFD

                     Common -                          Swap                        LONG                          154                    GBP 7.85

       (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:                                                                                     26/01/2011

       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:                                                                                 25/01/2011

       (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                   113,347                 GBP 3.82               GBP 3.80

           Common - GB0006834344               Sale                       46,778                  GBP 3.83               GBP 3.81

       (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                        7694                   GBP 3.80

          Common - GB0006834344               Swap                       SHORT                         170                    GBP 3.83

          Common - GB0006834344               Swap                       SHORT                         432                    GBP 3.82

          Common - GB0006834344               Swap                       SHORT                         500                    GBP 3.82

          Common - GB0006834344               Swap                       SHORT                         856                    GBP 3.82

          Common - GB0006834344               Swap                       SHORT                        1343                   GBP 3.82

          Common - GB0006834344               Swap                       SHORT                        1370                   GBP 3.82

          Common - GB0006834344               Swap                       SHORT                        1492                   GBP 3.80

          Common - GB0006834344               Swap                       SHORT                        1957                   GBP 3.82

          Common - GB0006834344               Swap                       SHORT                        3178                   GBP 3.82

          Common - GB0006834344               Swap                       SHORT                        4188                   GBP 3.82

          Common - GB0006834344               Swap                       SHORT                          5                      GBP 3.80

          Common - GB0006834344               Swap                       SHORT                        6987                   GBP 3.82

          Common - GB0006834344               Swap                       SHORT                       10165                  GBP 3.82

          Common - GB0006834344               Swap                       SHORT                       13274                  GBP 3.82



          Common - GB0006834344               Swap                       SHORT                       24514                  GBP 3.82

          Common - GB0006834344               Swap                       SHORT                        4803                   GBP 3.82

          Common - GB0006834344               Swap                       SHORT                         343                    GBP 3.82

                       Class of                         Product            Nature of dealing          Number of           Price per unit

                      relevant                       description                                         reference securities

                       security                         eg.  CFD

          Common - GB0006834344               Swap                        LONG                        13274                  ZAR 42.55

          Common - GB0006834344               Swap                        LONG                         9255                   GBP 3.81

          Common - GB0006834344               Swap                        LONG                         6762                   GBP 3.81

          Common - GB0006834344               Swap                        LONG                         2200                   GBP 3.81

          Common - GB0006834344               Swap                        LONG                         1391                   GBP 3.82

          Common - GB0006834344               Swap                        LONG                          550                    GBP 3.83

          Common - GB0006834344               Swap                        LONG                          502                    GBP 3.82

          Common - GB0006834344               Swap                        LONG                          440                    GBP 3.82

       (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:                                                                                     26/01/2011

       Contact name:                                                                                         Doug Berwick

       Telephone number:                                                                              +44 20 7995 8859

 


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