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UBS AG (EPT) - Form 8.5 (EPT/RI) -London Stock Exchange Group plc

RNS Number : 1514P
UBS AG (EPT)
08 October 2019
 

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:

            UBS Investment Bank, London

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

     Use a separate form for each offeror/offeree

            London Stock Exchange Group plc

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

Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited         

 

(d) Date dealing undertaken:

            07 October 2019

(e) In addition to the company in 1(b) above, is the exempt principal trader making disclosures in respect of any other party to this offer?

     If it is a cash offer or possible cash offer, state "N/A"

No

 

2.         DEALINGS BY THE EXEMPT PRINCIPAL TRADER

 

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.

 

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

 

(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

6 79/86 p ordinary

Buy

 

100638

74.90000        GBP

73.67000        GBP

6 79/86 p ordinary

Sell

 

103667

74.90000        GBP

73.67000        GBP

 

(b)        Cash-settled derivative transactions

 

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

6 79/86 p ordinary

CFD

 

Long

22

74.2827        GBP

6 79/86 p ordinary

CFD

 

Long

1794

74.306151        GBP

6 79/86 p ordinary

CFD

 

Long

4810

74.375959        GBP

6 79/86 p ordinary

CFD

 

Long

200

74.49        GBP

6 79/86 p ordinary

CFD

 

Long

171

74.455146        GBP

6 79/86 p ordinary

CFD

 

Long

15970

74.52        GBP

6 79/86 p ordinary

CFD

 

Long

125

74.5856        GBP

6 79/86 p ordinary

CFD

 

Long

1674

74.736045        GBP

6 79/86 p ordinary

CFD

 

Long

47

74.0        GBP

6 79/86 p ordinary

CFD

 

Long

456

74.109474        GBP

6 79/86 p ordinary

CFD

 

Long

1510

73.946063        GBP

6 79/86 p ordinary

CFD

 

Short

286

74.52        GBP

6 79/86 p ordinary

CFD

 

Short

5426

74.026086        GBP

6 79/86 p ordinary

CFD

 

Short

2532

74.083668        GBP

6 79/86 p ordinary

CFD

 

Short

35

74.49        GBP

6 79/86 p ordinary

CFD

 

Short

268

74.453206        GBP

6 79/86 p ordinary

CFD

 

Short

7353

74.37801249

GBP

6 79/86 p ordinary

CFD

 

Short

125

74.0        GBP

6 79/86 p ordinary

CFD

 

Short

100

73.94        GBP

6 79/86 p ordinary

CFD

 

Short

3230

74.38252379

GBP

6 79/86 p ordinary

CFD

 

Short

132

74.52447        GBP

 

(c)        Stock-settled derivative transactions (including options)

 

(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









 

(ii)        Exercise

 

Class of relevant security

Product description

e.g. call option

Exercising/ exercised against

Number of securities

Exercise price per unit





 

 

 

(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)


 

 



 

 

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:

Irrevocable commitments and letters of intent should not be included. 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:

08 October 2019

Contact name:

Wendy Dent

Telephone number:

+44 (0)207 568 1245

 

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 [email protected]

 

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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