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Goldman Sachs (EPT) - Form 8.5 (EPT/RI)

RNS Number : 5661Z
GoldmanSachs International
03 September 2018
 

 

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:

(GS) GOLDMAN SACHS INTERNATIONAL

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

     Use a separate form for each offeror/offeree

SKY PLC

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

TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY FOX, INC

(d) Date dealing undertaken:

31 August 2018

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

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

N/A

 

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

50p ordinary

Purchases

1,051,813

15.4750 GBP

15.3600 GBP

50p ordinary

Sales

1,374,804

15.4900 GBP

15.3665 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

50p ordinary

CFD

Reducing a short position

5,531

15.3665 GBP

50p ordinary

CFD

Reducing a short position

5,250

15.3665 GBP

50p ordinary

CFD

Reducing a short position

25,000

15.3846 GBP

50p ordinary

CFD

Reducing a short position

23

15.3907 GBP

50p ordinary

CFD

Reducing a long position

3

15.4050 GBP

50p ordinary

CFD

Opening a short position

13,596

15.4050 GBP

50p ordinary

CFD

Opening a short position

14,300

15.4050 GBP

50p ordinary

CFD

Reducing a short position

77,986

15.4484 GBP

50p ordinary

CFD

Reducing a short position

71,472

15.4484 GBP

50p ordinary

CFD

Reducing a short position

61,131

15.4484 GBP

50p ordinary

CFD

Reducing a short position

4,463

15.4484 GBP

50p ordinary

CFD

Reducing a short position

5,325

15.4484 GBP

50p ordinary

SWAP

Reducing a short position

36,072

15.4223 GBP

50p ordinary

SWAP

Reducing a short position

1,615

15.4223 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:

03 September 2018

Contact name:

Kashif Rafiq and Papa Lette

Telephone number:

+44(20) 7051 0547 / +44(20) 7774 7442

 

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 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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