FORM 8.5 (EPT/RI)
PUBLIC DEALING DISCLOSURE BY AN EXEMPT PRINCIPAL TRADER WITH RECOGNISED INTERMEDIARY STATUS DEALING IN A CLIENTSERVING CAPACITY
Rule 8.5 of the Takeover Code (the "Code")
1. 
KEY INFORMATION 

Merrill Lynch International 


Blue Prism Group plc 


Blue Prism Group plc 


11/01/2022 


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/

Total number of securities 
Highest price

Lowest price

1p ordinary 
Purchase 
46,808 
12.655 GBP 
12.63 GBP 
1p ordinary 
Sale 
28,116 
12.66 GBP 
12.63 GBP 
(b) 
Cashsettled derivative transactions 
Class of

Product description

Nature of dealing

Number of reference securities 
Price per unit 
1p ordinary 
Swaps  Equity Swaps 
Reducing a Short Position 
30 
12.63 GBP 
1p ordinary 
Swaps  Equity Swaps 
Reducing a Short Position 
18 
12.63 GBP 
1p ordinary 
Swaps  Equity Swaps 
Reducing a Short Position 
8 
12.63 GBP 
1p ordinary 
Swaps  Equity Swaps 
Reducing a Short Position 
1 
12.63 GBP 
1p ordinary 
Swaps  Equity Swaps 
Reducing a Short Position 
35 
12.63 GBP 
1p ordinary 
Swaps  Equity Swaps 
Reducing a Short Position 
15 
12.63 GBP 
1p ordinary 
Swaps  Equity Swaps 
Reducing a Short Position 
5 
12.63 GBP 
1p ordinary 
Swaps  Equity Swaps 
Reducing a Short Position 
61 
12.63 GBP 
1p ordinary 
Swaps  Equity Swaps 
Reducing a Short Position 
58 
12.63 GBP 
1p ordinary 
Swaps  Equity Swaps 
Reducing a Short Position 
84 
12.63 GBP 
1p ordinary 
Swaps  Equity Swaps 
Reducing a Short Position 
61 
12.63 GBP 
1p ordinary 
Swaps  Equity Swaps 
Reducing a Short Position 
47 
12.63 GBP 
1p ordinary 
Swaps  Equity Swaps 
Increasing a Short Position 
11 
12.65 GBP 
1p ordinary 
Swaps  Equity Swaps 
Increasing a Short Position 
27 
12.65 GBP 
1p ordinary 
Swaps  Equity Swaps 
Increasing a Short Position 
371 
12.645 GBP 
1p ordinary 
Swaps  Equity Swaps 
Increasing a Short Position 
41 
12.641 GBP 
1p ordinary 
Swaps  Equity Swaps 
Increasing a Short Position 
158 
12.63 GBP 
1p ordinary 
Swaps  Equity Swaps 
Increasing a Short Position 
936 
12.641 GBP 
1p ordinary 
Swaps  Equity Swaps 
Increasing a Short Position 
8,280 
12.645 GBP 
1p ordinary 
Swaps  Equity Swaps 
Increasing a Short Position 
20 
12.651 GBP 
1p ordinary 
Swaps  Equity Swaps 
Increasing a Short Position 
241 
12.65 GBP 
1p ordinary 
Swaps  Equity Swaps 
Increasing a Short Position 
3 
12.646 GBP 
1p ordinary 
Swaps  Equity Swaps 
Increasing a Short Position 
631 
12.65 GBP 
1p ordinary 
Swaps  Equity Swaps 
Increasing a Short Position 
3,504 
12.63 GBP 
1p ordinary 
Swaps  Equity Swaps 
Reducing a Short Position 
79 
12.645 GBP 
1p ordinary 
Swaps  Equity Swaps 
Reducing a Short Position 
4 
12.63 GBP 
1p ordinary 
Swaps  Equity Swaps 
Reducing a Short Position 
25 
12.63 GBP 
1p ordinary 
Swaps  Equity Swaps 
Reducing a Short Position 
20 
12.63 GBP 
1p ordinary 
Swaps  Equity Swaps 
Reducing a Short Position 
122 
12.63 GBP 
1p ordinary 
Swaps  Equity Swaps 
Reducing a Short Position 
262 
12.63 GBP 
1p ordinary 
Swaps  Equity Swaps 
Reducing a Short Position 
35 
12.63 GBP 
1p ordinary 
Swaps  Equity Swaps 
Reducing a Short Position 
12 
12.63 GBP 
1p ordinary 
Swaps  Equity Swaps 
Reducing a Short Position 
2 
12.63 GBP 
1p ordinary 
Swaps  Equity Swaps 
Reducing a Short Position 
127 
12.63 GBP 
1p ordinary 
Swaps  Equity Swaps 
Reducing a Short Position 
43 
12.63 GBP 
1p ordinary 
Swaps  Equity Swaps 
Reducing a Short Position 
162 
12.63 GBP 
1p ordinary 
Swaps  Equity Swaps 
Reducing a Short Position 
25 
12.63 GBP 
1p ordinary 
Swaps  Equity Swaps 
Reducing a Short Position 
191 
12.63 GBP 
1p ordinary 
Swaps  Equity Swaps 
Reducing a Short Position 
301 
12.63 GBP 
1p ordinary 
Swaps  Equity Swaps 
Reducing a Short Position 
94 
12.63 GBP 
1p ordinary 
Swaps  Equity Swaps 
Reducing a Short Position 
83 
12.63 GBP 
1p ordinary 
Swaps  Equity Swaps 
Reducing a Short Position 
241 
12.63 GBP 
1p ordinary 
Swaps  Equity Swaps 
Reducing a Short Position 
207 
12.63 GBP 
1p ordinary 
Swaps  Equity Swaps 
Reducing a Short Position 
88 
12.63 GBP 
1p ordinary 
Swaps  Equity Swaps 
Reducing a Short Position 
8 
12.63 GBP 
1p ordinary 
Swaps  Equity Swaps 
Reducing a Short Position 
4 
12.63 GBP 
1p ordinary 
Swaps  Equity Swaps 
Reducing a Short Position 
185 
12.63 GBP 
1p ordinary 
Swaps  Equity Swaps 
Reducing a Short Position 
258 
12.63 GBP 
1p ordinary 
Swaps  Equity Swaps 
Reducing a Short Position 
219 
12.63 GBP 
1p ordinary 
Swaps  Equity Swaps 
Reducing a Short Position 
259 
12.63 GBP 
1p ordinary 
Swaps  Equity Swaps 
Reducing a Short Position 
297 
12.63 GBP 
1p ordinary 
Swaps  Equity Swaps 
Reducing a Short Position 
48 
12.63 GBP 
1p ordinary 
Swaps  Equity Swaps 
Reducing a Short Position 
20 
12.63 GBP 
1p ordinary 
Swaps  Equity Swaps 
Reducing a Short Position 
97 
12.63 GBP 
1p ordinary 
Swaps  Equity Swaps 
Reducing a Short Position 
203 
12.63 GBP 
1p ordinary 
Swaps  Equity Swaps 
Reducing a Short Position 
28 
12.63 GBP 
1p ordinary 
Swaps  Equity Swaps 
Reducing a Short Position 
120 
12.63 GBP 
1p ordinary 
Swaps  Equity Swaps 
Reducing a Long Position 
12,039 
12.65 GBP 
1p ordinary 
Swaps  Equity Swaps 
Reducing a Short Position 
4,833 
12.655 GBP 
1p ordinary 
Swaps  Equity Swaps 
Reducing a Short Position 
57 
12.645 GBP 
1p ordinary 
Swaps  Equity Swaps 
Reducing a Short Position 
45 
12.645 GBP 
1p ordinary 
Swaps  Equity Swaps 
Reducing a Short Position 
3 
12.645 GBP 
1p ordinary 
Swaps  Equity Swaps 
Reducing a Short Position 
4 
12.645 GBP 
1p ordinary 
Swaps  Equity Swaps 
Reducing a Short Position 
482 
12.645 GBP 
1p ordinary 
Swaps  Equity Swaps 
Increasing a Short Position 
570 
12.645 GBP 
1p ordinary 
Swaps  Equity Swaps 
Increasing a Short Position 
43 
12.65 GBP 
1p ordinary 
Swaps  Equity Swaps 
Increasing a Short Position 
2 
12.651 GBP 
1p ordinary 
Swaps  Equity Swaps 
Increasing a Short Position 
62 
12.641 GBP 
1p ordinary 
Swaps  Equity Swaps 
Increasing a Short Position 
240 
12.63 GBP 
1p ordinary 
Swaps  Equity Swaps 
Increasing a Short Position 
17 
12.65 GBP 
1p ordinary 
Swaps  Equity Swaps 
Increasing a Short Position 
57 
12.65 GBP 
1p ordinary 
Swaps  Equity Swaps 
Increasing a Short Position 
22 
12.65 GBP 
1p ordinary 
Swaps  Equity Swaps 
Increasing a Short Position 
85 
12.641 GBP 
1p ordinary 
Swaps  Equity Swaps 
Increasing a Short Position 
2 
12.651 GBP 
1p ordinary 
Swaps  Equity Swaps 
Increasing a Short Position 
735 
12.645 GBP 
1p ordinary 
Swaps  Equity Swaps 
Increasing a Short Position 
311 
12.63 GBP 
(c) 
Stocksettled derivative transactions (including options) 
(i) 
Writing, selling, purchasing or varying 
Class

Product description e.g. call option 
Writing, purchasing, selling, varying etc. 
Number

Exercise

Type

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) 
Exercise 
Class of relevant security 
Product description

Exercising/

Number of

Exercise Price per

N/A 
N/A 
N/A 
N/A 
N/A 
(d) 
Other dealings (including subscribing for new securities) 
Class of relevant security 
Nature of dealing

Details 
Price per unit (if applicable) 
N/A 
N/A 
N/A 
N/A 
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

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:

None 
Date of disclosure: 
12/01/2022 
Contact name: 
Tolu Tade 
Telephone number: 
+44207 996 3410 
Public disclosures under Rule 8 of the Code must be made to a Regulatory Information
Service.
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
.