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Thursday 19 July, 2012

Morgan Stanley Secs

Form 8.5 (EPT/RI) Cove Energy Replacement

RNS Number : 0529I
Morgan Stanley Securities Limited
19 July 2012
 



AMENDMENT

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:

Morgan Stanley Securities Limited

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

     Use a separate form for each offeror/offeree

Cove Energy Plc

(c) Name of the party to the offer with which exempt principal trader is connected:

Shell Exploration and Production (XL) B.V

(d) Date dealing undertaken:

17th July 2012

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

No

 

 

 

2.         DEALINGS BY THE EXEMPT PRINCIPAL TRADER

 

(a)        Purchases and sales

 

Class of relevant security

Purchases/ sales

 

Total number of securities

Highest price per unit paid/received

Lowest price per unit paid/received

1p ordinary

PURCHASES

9,430,154

2.3873 GBP

2.3794 GBP

1p ordinary

SALES

6,243,299

2.3867 GBP

2.3825 GBP

           

(b)        Derivatives transactions (other than options)                                                         

           

Class of relevant security

Product description e.g CFD

 

Nature of dealing

e.g

opening/closing a long/short position, increasing/reducing a long/short position

Number of reference securities

Price per unit (GBP)

1p ordinary

CFD

LONG

126,507

2.3826

1p ordinary

CFD

SHORT

7,810

2.3844

1p ordinary

CFD

SHORT

321,300

2.3850

1p ordinary

CFD

SHORT

79,000

2.3850

1p ordinary

CFD

SHORT

1,500,000

2.3861

1p ordinary

CFD

SHORT

500,000

2.3862

1p ordinary

CFD

SHORT

210,000

2.3874

 

(c)        Options transactions in respect of existing securities

 

(i)         Writing, selling, purchasing or varying

 

 

Class of relevant security

Product description e.g. call option

Writing, purchasing, selling, varying etc.

Number of securities to which option relates

Exercise price per unit

Type

e.g. American, European etc.

Expiry date

Option money paid/ received per unit

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

 

(ii)        Exercising       

 

Class of relevant security

Product description

e.g. call option

Number of securities

Exercise price per unit

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

 

(d)        Other dealings (including subscribing for new securities)

 

Class of relevant security

Nature of dealing

e.g. subscription, conversion

Details

Price per unit (if applicable)

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

 

The currency of all prices and other monetary amounts should be stated.

 

Where there have been dealings in more than one class of relevant securities of the offeror or offeree named in 1(b), copy table 2(a), (b), (c) or (d) (as appropriate) for each additional class of relevant security dealt in.

 

 

 

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:

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 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:

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

 

None

 

 

 

 

Date of disclosure:

19th July 2012

Contact name:

Julie Archer

Telephone number:

0207 425 1155

 

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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