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Wednesday 01 July, 2020

BkofA Merrill Lynch

Form 38.5 (b) - Willis Towers Watson Plc

RNS Number : 7203R
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
01 July 2020
 

FORM 38.5(b)

 

IRISH TAKEOVER PANEL

DISCLOSURE UNDER RULE 38.5(b) OF THE IRISH TAKEOVER PANEL ACT, 1997,
TAKEOVER RULES, 2013

DEALINGS BY CONNECTED EXEMPT PRINCIPAL TRADERS WITHOUT
RECOGNISED INTERMEDIARY STATUS, OR WITH RECOGNIZED INTERMEDIARY
STATUS BUT NOT DEALING IN A CLIENT-SERVING CAPACITY

 

1.

KEY INFORMATION

Name of exempt principal trader

BofA Securities, Inc.

Company dealt in

Willis Towers Watson PLC

Class of relevant security to which the
dealings being disclosed relate(Note 1)

Common - IE00BDB6Q211

Date of dealing

30/06/2020

 

2.

INTERESTS AND SHORT POSITIONS

(a)

Interests and short positions (following dealing) in the class of relevant security
dealt in (Note 2)

Class of relevant security: Common

IE00BDB6Q211


Long

Short

Number

%

Number

%

(1)

Relevant securities

152,933

0.119%

45,091

0.035%

(2)

Derivatives (other than options):

56,861

0.044%

40,330

0.031%

(3)

Options and agreements to purchase/sell:

0

0%

0

0%

Total

209,794

0.163%

85,421

0.066%

 

(b)

Interests and short positions in relevant securities of the company, other than the
class dealt in (Note 2)

Class of relevant security:



Long

Short

Number

%

Number

%

(1)

Relevant securities

0

0%

0

0%

(2)

Derivatives (other than options):

0

0%

0

0%

(3)

Options and agreements to purchase/sell:

0

0%

0

0%

Total

0

0%

0

0%

3.

DEALINGS (Note 3)

(a)

Purchases and sales

Purchase/sale

Number of relevant securities

Price per unit (Note 4)

Purchase

10,000

196.014 USD

Purchase

100

195.22 USD

Purchase

100

195.29 USD

Purchase

386

195.3 USD

Purchase

300

195.36 USD

Purchase

100

195.4 USD

Purchase

100

195.86 USD

Purchase

200

195.87 USD

Purchase

300

195.88 USD

Purchase

100

195.9 USD

Purchase

200

195.91 USD

Purchase

200

195.92 USD

Purchase

150

195.93 USD

Purchase

100

195.94 USD

Purchase

247

195.97 USD

Purchase

224

195.98 USD

Purchase

302

195.99 USD

Purchase

56

196.02 USD

Purchase

288

196.03 USD

Purchase

214

196.09 USD

Purchase

300

196.1 USD

Purchase

576

196.12 USD

Purchase

603

196.13 USD

Purchase

49

196.15 USD

Purchase

685

196.32 USD

Purchase

182

196.95 USD

Purchase

200

196.99 USD

Purchase

100

196.605 USD

Purchase

252

196.57 USD

Purchase

33

196.61 USD

Purchase

485

196.52 USD

Purchase

100

196.58 USD

Purchase

314

196.51 USD

Purchase

200

196.54 USD

Purchase

687

196.5 USD

Purchase

31

196.46 USD

Purchase

100

196.395 USD

Purchase

286

196.47 USD

Purchase

245

196.45 USD

Purchase

200

196.8 USD

Purchase

100

196.81 USD

Purchase

100

196.74 USD

Purchase

100

196.55 USD

Purchase

185

196.88 USD

Purchase

190

196.96 USD

Purchase

292

196.76 USD

Purchase

8

196.77 USD

Purchase

11

196.69 USD

Purchase

200

196.75 USD

Purchase

300

196.66 USD

Purchase

218

196.68 USD

Purchase

100

196.71 USD

Purchase

100

196.685 USD

Purchase

75

196.62 USD

Purchase

125

196.6 USD

Purchase

200

196.7 USD

Purchase

16

196.63 USD

Purchase

15

196.59 USD

Purchase

1,169

196.36 USD

Purchase

130

196.34 USD

Purchase

100

196.29 USD

Purchase

100

196.35 USD

Purchase

200

196.28 USD

Purchase

107

196.3 USD

Purchase

165

196.33 USD

Purchase

120

196.31 USD

Purchase

205

196.37 USD

Purchase

192

196.26 USD

Purchase

606

196.14 USD

Purchase

100

196.11 USD

Purchase

274

196.08 USD

Purchase

678

196 USD

Purchase

389

196.06 USD

Purchase

218

196.01 USD

Purchase

484

196.07 USD

Purchase

960

195.96 USD

Purchase

230

195.89 USD

Purchase

100

195.875 USD

Purchase

161

196.16 USD

Purchase

200

196.135 USD

Purchase

4

196.24 USD

Purchase

196

196.2 USD

Purchase

100

196.21 USD

Purchase

185

196.195 USD

Purchase

233

196.315 USD

Purchase

29

197.24 USD

Purchase

1

197.23 USD

Purchase

167

196.4 USD

Purchase

600

196.39 USD

Purchase

100

196.255 USD

Purchase

100

196.25 USD

Purchase

86

195.959 USD

Purchase

100

195.33 USD

Purchase

176

197.016 USD

 

Purchase/sale

Number of relevant securities

Price per unit (Note 4)

Sale

198

196.95 USD

Sale

15

196.99 USD

Sale

12

197.13 USD

Sale

11

197.21 USD

Sale

13

197.16 USD

Sale

13

197.2 USD

Sale

176

197.016 USD

Sale

25,000

195.82 USD

 

(b)

Derivatives transactions (other than options transactions)

Product name,
e.g. CFD

Nature of transaction
(Note 5)

Number of relevant securities
(Note 6)

Price per unit
(Note 4)

Swaps

Reducing a Short Position

737

192.93 USD

 

(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 4)

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

 

(ii)

Exercising

Product name,
e.g. call option

Number of securities

Exercise price per
unit
(Note 4)

N/A

N/A

N/A

 

(d)

Other dealings (including transactions in respect of new securities) (Note 3)

Nature or transaction
(Note 7)

Details

Price per unit
(if applicable)
(Note 4)




Borrow

Borrow of 23,100 shares

N/A

 

4.

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 38.5(b) attached? (Note 8)

No

 

Date of disclosure

01/07/2020

Contact name

Tolu Tade

Telephone number

+44207 996 3410

Name of offeree/offeror with which connected

Willis Towers Watson PLC

Nature of connection (Note 9)

Advisor to - Willis Towers Watson PLC

 


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