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Thursday 15 September, 2011

Jardine Matheson Hdg

Form 8 Opening Position Disclosure

RNS Number : 2873O
Jardine Matheson Hldgs Ld
15 September 2011
 



FORM 8 (OPD)

 

PUBLIC OPENING POSITION DISCLOSURE BY A PARTY TO AN OFFER

Rules 8.1 and 8.2 of the Takeover Code (the "Code")

 

1.         KEY INFORMATION

 

(a) Identity of the party to the offer making the disclosure:

JMH Investments Limited ('JMHI')

(b) Owner or controller of interests and short positions disclosed, if different from 1(a):

     The naming of nominee or vehicle companies is insufficient

Jardine Matheson Holdings Limited ('Jardine Matheson')

(c) Name of offeror/offeree in relation to whose relevant securities this form relates:

     Use a separate form for each party to the offer

Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group plc

(d) Is the party to the offer making the disclosure the offeror or the offeree?

OFFEROR/OFFEREE

(e) Date position held:

12 September 2011

(f)  Has the party previously disclosed, or is it today disclosing, under the Code in respect of any other party to this offer?

YES/NO

If YES, specify which:

 

2.         POSITIONS OF THE PARTY TO THE OFFER MAKING THE DISCLOSURE

 

(a)        Interests and short positions in the relevant securities of the offeror or offeree to which the disclosure relates

 

Class of relevant security:

 


 

 

Interests

Short positions

Number

%

Number

%

(1) Relevant securities owned and/or controlled:

65,966,789

30.35

-

-

(2) Derivatives (other than options):





(3) Options and agreements to purchase/sell:





 

     TOTAL:

65,966,789

30.35

-

-

 

All interests and all short positions should be disclosed.

 

Details of any open derivative or option positions, or agreements to purchase or sell relevant securities, should be given on a Supplemental Form 8 (Open Positions).

 

Details of any securities borrowing and lending positions or financial collateral arrangements should be disclosed on a Supplemental Form 8 (SBL).

 

(b)        Rights to subscribe for new securities

 

Class of relevant security in relation to which subscription right exists:

n.a.

Details, including nature of the rights concerned and relevant percentages:

n.a.

 

If there are positions or rights to subscribe to disclose in more than one class of relevant securities of the offeror or offeree named in 1(c), copy table 2(a) or (b) (as appropriate) for each additional class of relevant security.

 

(c)        Irrevocable commitments and letters of intent

 

Details of any irrevocable commitments or letters of intent procured by the party to the offer making the disclosure or any person acting in concert with it (see Note 3 on Rule 2.11 of the Code):

Irrevocable Undertakings

No. of Shares

% Held

Geoffrey Howe

4,310

0.0020

Dominic Burke

43,584

0.0201

Mark Drummond Brady

8,369

0.0039

Richard Harvey

1,436

0.0007

Nicholas MacAndrew

718

0.0003

John Paynter

1,795

0.0008

Vyvienne Wade

10,625

0.0049

Lord Leach of Fairford

3,230

0.0015

Simon Keswick

323

0.0001

 

3.         POSITIONS OF PERSONS ACTING IN CONCERT WITH THE PARTY TO THE OFFER MAKING THE DISCLOSURE

 

Details of any interests, short positions and rights to subscribe of any person acting in concert with the party to the offer making the disclosure:

Simon Keswick (Director of Jardine Matheson and JMHI) - 2,249 shares (0.0010%)

Lord Leach of Fairford (Director of Jardine Matheson) - 22,500 shares (0.0104%)

Benjamin William Keswick (Director of Jardine Matheson) - 1,349 shares (0.0006%)

UBS AG, London Branch (Financial Adviser and Corporate Broker to Jardine Matheson and JMHI) - 101,938 shares (0.0469%)

 

 

If there are positions or rights to subscribe to disclose in more than one class of relevant securities of the offeror or offeree named in 1(c), copy table 3 for each additional class of relevant security.

 

Details of any open derivative or option positions, or agreements to purchase or sell relevant securities, should be given on a Supplemental Form 8 (Open Positions).

 

Details of any securities borrowing and lending positions or financial collateral arrangements should be disclosed on a Supplemental Form 8 (SBL).

 

4.         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 party to the offer making the disclosure or any person acting in concert with it:

If there are no such agreements, arrangements or understandings, state "none"

None

 

 

 

(b)        Agreements, arrangements or understandings relating to options or derivatives

 

Details of any agreement, arrangement or understanding, formal or informal, between the party to the offer making the disclosure, or any person acting in concert with it, 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:

If there are no such agreements, arrangements or understandings, state "none"

None

 

 

 

(c)        Attachments

 

Are any Supplemental Forms attached?

 

Supplemental Form 8 (Open Positions)

YES/NO

Supplemental Form 8 (SBL)

YES/NO

 

 

Date of disclosure:

15 September 2011

Contact name:

Neil M McNamara

Telephone number:

+852 2843 8227

 

Public disclosures under Rule 8 of the Code must be made to a Regulatory Information Service and must also be emailed to the Takeover Panel at monitoring@disclosure.org.uk.  The Panel's Market Surveillance Unit is available for consultation in relation to the Code's dealing disclosure requirements on +44 (0)20 7638 0129.

 

The Code can be viewed on the Panel's website at www.thetakeoverpanel.org.uk.

 


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