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Friday 14 February, 2020

BlackRock Group

Form 8.3 - AbbVie Inc.

RNS Number : 0697D
BlackRock Group
14 February 2020
 

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FORM 8.3

 

IRISH TAKEOVER PANEL

 

DISCLOSURE UNDER RULE 8.3 OF THE IRISH TAKEOVER PANEL ACT, 1997, TAKEOVER RULES, 2013

 

DEALINGS BY PERSONS WITH INTERESTS IN RELEVANT SECURITIES REPRESENTING 1% OR MORE

 

1.       KEY INFORMATION

 

Name of person dealing (Note 1)

BlackRock, Inc.

Company dealt in

AbbVie Inc.

Class of relevant security to which the dealings being disclosed relate (Note 2)

US$0.01 common stock

Date of dealing

13 February 2020

 

2.         INTERESTS AND SHORT POSITIONS

 

(a)        Interests and short positions (following dealing) in the class of relevant security dealt in (Note 3)

 

Long

Short

(1) Relevant securities

92,046,295 (6.22%)

82,832 (0.00%)

(2) Derivatives (other than options)

1,192,907 (0.08%)

3,988,146 (0.26%)

(3) Options and agreements to purchase/sell

0 (0.00%)

98,200 (0.00%)

Total

93,239,202 (6.30%)

4,169,178 (0.28%)

             

 

(b)        Interests and short positions in relevant securities of the company, other than the class dealt in (Note 3)

Class of relevant security:

Long

Short

 

Number

 

(%)

Number

 

(%)

(1) Relevant securities

 

 

 

(2) Derivatives (other than options)

 

 

 

(3) Options and agreements to purchase/sell

 

 

Total

 

 

             

 

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1.       DEALINGS (Note 4)

 

(a)      Purchases and sales

 

 

 

Purchase/sale

 

Number of relevant securities

 

Price per unit (Note 5)

Purchase

2,019

USD 95.3500

Purchase

6,087

USD 95.8313

Purchase

139

USD 96.1496

Purchase

2,480

USD 96.1504

Purchase

14,507

USD 96.1506

Purchase

4,813

USD 96.1507

Purchase

810

USD 96.1508

Purchase

1,041

USD 96.1509

Purchase

189

USD 96.1514

Purchase

17

USD 96.5200

Purchase

16,387

USD 96.8026

Purchase

2,418

USD 96.8694

Sale

23

USD 95.2600

Sale

14,025

USD 95.3500

Sale

6,426

USD 96.0667

Sale

1,750

USD 96.1895

Sale

1,056

USD 96.2774

Sale

4,843

USD 96.0676

   

Please note: there was also a Transfer Out of 28,480 Shares

 

 

(b)      Derivatives transactions (other than options transactions)

 

Product name,

e.g. CFD

Nature of transaction

(Note 6)

Number of relevant securities

(Note 7)

Price per unit

(Note 5)

CFD

Reducing Long

498

USD 95.3500

CFD

Reducing Long

132

USD 95.6706

CFD

Reducing Long

335

USD 96.0742

CFD

Reducing Long

530

USD 96.1836

CFD

Reducing Long

70

USD 96.3630

   

(c)      Options transactions in respect of existing relevant securities

 

 

(i)       Writing, selling, purchasing or varying

 

Product name,

e.g. call option

Writing, selling, purchasing, varying etc.

Number of securities to which the option relates (Note 7)

Exercise price

Type, e.g. American, European etc.

Expiry date

Option money paid/received per unit (Note 5)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

(ii)      Exercising

 

Product name,

e.g. call option

Number of securities

Exercise price per unit (Note 5)

 

 

 

 

(d)      Other dealings (including transactions in respect of new securities) (Note 4)

 

Nature of transaction

(Note 8)

Details

Price per unit

(if applicable) (Note 5)

Stock on Loan

1,679,430

N/A

Return of Stock on Loan

417,885

N/A

   

 

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2.       OTHER INFORMATION

 

Agreements, arrangements or understandings relating to options or derivatives

 

 

Full details of any agreement, arrangement or understanding between the person disclosing and any other person relating to the voting rights of any relevant securities under any option referred to on this form or relating to the voting rights or future acquisition or disposal of any 
relevant securities to which any derivative referred to on this form is referenced. If none, 
this should be stated.

 

 

 

None

 

 

 

Is a Supplemental Form 8 attached? (Note 9)                                    YES

 

Date of disclosure

14 February 2020

Contact name

Jana Blumenstein

Telephone number

+44 20 7743 3650

If a connected EFM, name of offeree/offeror with which connected

 

If a connected EFM, state nature of connection (Note 10)

 

 

 

 

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SUPPLEMENTAL FORM 8

 

IRISH TAKEOVER PANEL

 

DISCLOSURE UNDER RULE 8.1 AND RULE 8.3 OF THE IRISH TAKEOVER PANEL ACT, 1997, TAKEOVER RULES, 2013

 

DETAILS OF OPEN POSITIONS

 

(This form should be attached to Form 8.1(a) & (b)(i), Form 8.1(b)(ii) or Form 8.3, as appropriate)

 

OPEN POSITIONS (Note 1)

 

Product name,

e.g. call option

Written, or purchased

Number of relevant securities to which the option or derivative relates

Exercise price (Note 2)

Type, e.g. American, European etc.

Expiry date

Call Option

Written

39,500

USD 90.0000

American

21/02/2020

Call Option

Written

24,000

USD 90.5000

American

28/02/2020

Call Option

Written

11,000

USD 87.5000

American

20/03/2020

Call Option

Written

23,700

USD 100.0

000

American

27/03/2020

 

Notes

 

1.          Where there are open option positions or open derivative positions (except for CFDs), full details should be given. Full details of any existing agreements to purchase or to sell must also be given on this form.

 

2.          For all prices and other monetary amounts, the currency must be stated.

 

For full details of disclosure requirements, see Rule 8 of the Rules. If in doubt, consult the Panel.

 


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