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Tuesday 11 February, 2020

BkofA Merrill Lynch

Form 38.5 (b) - AbbVie

RNS Number : 6485C
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
11 February 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

AbbVie Inc

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

Common - US00287Y1091

Date of dealing

10/02/2020

 

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

US00287Y1091


Long

Short

Number

%

Number

%

(1)

Relevant securities

127,772

0.009%

2,688,687

0.182 %

(2)

Derivatives (other than options):

1,969,184

0.133%

155,052

0.01%

(3)

Options and agreements to purchase/sell:

7,400

0.001%

7,500

0.001%

Total

2,104,356

0.142%

2,851,239

0.193%

 

(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

    11,555

 94.75 USD

Purchase

     4,000

 94.372 USD

Purchase

        100

 92.32 USD

Purchase

            2

 92.34 USD

Purchase

        173

 92.35 USD

Purchase

          86

 92.37 USD

Purchase

            1

 92.39 USD

Purchase

        100

 92.45 USD

Purchase

          96

 92.49 USD

Purchase

            1

 92.56 USD

Purchase

        897

 92.58 USD

Purchase

        620

 92.6 USD

Purchase

        187

 92.61 USD

Purchase

        100

 92.62 USD

Purchase

          79

 92.63 USD

Purchase

          21

 92.64 USD

Purchase

        100

 92.66 USD

Purchase

        646

 92.67 USD

Purchase

        200

 92.68 USD

Purchase

     1,210

 92.69 USD

Purchase

     2,558

 92.7 USD

Purchase

        346

 92.74 USD

Purchase

          88

 92.78 USD

Purchase

        343

 92.79 USD

Purchase

          17

 92.8 USD

Purchase

        100

 92.83 USD

Purchase

          89

 92.84 USD

Purchase

        200

 92.85 USD

Purchase

          70

 92.86 USD

Purchase

        173

 92.87 USD

Purchase

        355

 92.89 USD

Purchase

        100

 92.94 USD

Purchase

     2,200

 92.95 USD

Purchase

        486

 92.97 USD

Purchase

     9,016

 93.85 USD

Purchase

        400

 93.9 USD

Purchase

        100

 94.29 USD

Purchase

     3,130

 94.06 USD

Purchase

        573

 94.75 USD

Purchase

     1,956

 95.24 USD

Purchase

        172

 94.38 USD

Purchase

        900

 95.3 USD

Purchase

     1,827

 94.985 USD

Purchase

          14

 94.61 USD

Purchase

        500

 94.865 USD

Purchase

        100

 94.74 USD

Purchase

     1,800

 94.71 USD

Purchase

        680

 94.73 USD

Purchase

        494

 94.69 USD

Purchase

     1,100

 94.685 USD

Purchase

          12

 94.67 USD

Purchase

     1,904

 94.64 USD

Purchase

        100

 94.625 USD

Purchase

        422

 94.62 USD

Purchase

     1,724

 94.6 USD

Purchase

     3,361

 94.605 USD

Purchase

        300

 94.557 USD

Purchase

        199

 94.59 USD

Purchase

     3,900

 94.575 USD

Purchase

     2,498

 94.57 USD

Purchase

        427

 94.58 USD

Purchase

        400

 94.63 USD

Purchase

        570

 94.615 USD

Purchase

        300

 94.635 USD

Purchase

     1,260

 94.54 USD

Purchase

        183

 94.53 USD

Purchase

     1,712

 94.51 USD

Purchase

          87

 94.52 USD

Purchase

          86

 94.46 USD

Purchase

     1,416

 94.45 USD

Purchase

        273

 94.48 USD

Purchase

        328

 94.55 USD

Purchase

     1,354

 94.5 USD

Purchase

        460

 94.44 USD

Purchase

        620

 94.49 USD

Purchase

        473

 94.39 USD

Purchase

     7,438

 94.43 USD

Purchase

        628

 94.42 USD

Purchase

     1,022

 94.41 USD

Purchase

          85

 94.4 USD

Purchase

        173

 94.36 USD

Purchase

          86

 94.31 USD

Purchase

        173

 94.33 USD

Purchase

        173

 94.28 USD

Purchase

        100

 94.34 USD

Purchase

          73

 94.24 USD

Purchase

        100

 94.22 USD

Purchase

        547

 94.21 USD

Purchase

            6

 94.15 USD

Purchase

        171

 94.13 USD

Purchase

        642

 94.09 USD

Purchase

     4,058

 94.12 USD

Purchase

        475

 94.11 USD

Purchase

        174

 94.08 USD

Purchase

        828

 94.04 USD

Purchase

        400

 94.595 USD

Purchase

     1,060

 93.76 USD

Purchase

     1,440

 93.75 USD

Purchase

        100

 93.84 USD

Purchase

     3,420

 93.86 USD

Purchase

        841

 93.87 USD

Purchase

        100

 93.865 USD

Purchase

        100

 93.875 USD

Purchase

     1,223

 93.89 USD

Purchase

        499

 93.88 USD

Purchase

        100

 93.855 USD

Purchase

        173

 94.19 USD

Purchase

     1,020

 94.05 USD

Purchase

     4,600

 94.01 USD

Purchase

        167

 93.98 USD

Purchase

            1

 93.97 USD

Purchase

        400

 93.895 USD

Purchase

        793

 94.03 USD

Purchase

     1,102

 94.02 USD

Purchase

     1,300

 94.015 USD

Purchase

     1,135

 94.77 USD

Purchase

     1,220

 94.765 USD

Purchase

        427

 94.78 USD

Purchase

        300

 94.85 USD

Purchase

     1,100

 94.705 USD

Purchase

        400

 94.91 USD

Purchase

     2,333

 94.93 USD

Purchase

     4,360

 94.94 USD

Purchase

        500

 94.96 USD

Purchase

     5,600

 94.95 USD

Purchase

        602

 94.97 USD

Purchase

        102

 94.98 USD

Purchase

        600

 94.92 USD

Purchase

     1,044

 94.99 USD

Purchase

        746

 94.86 USD

Purchase

     1,808

 94.88 USD

Purchase

     1,292

 94.87 USD

Purchase

        600

 95.04 USD

Purchase

        300

 95.02 USD

Purchase

        837

 95.05 USD

Purchase

     1,283

 95.03 USD

Purchase

        700

 95.01 USD

Purchase

        200

 95.015 USD

Purchase

        400

 95.07 USD

Purchase

        396

 95.08 USD

Purchase

     1,500

 95.1 USD

Purchase

        504

 95.12 USD

Purchase

     1,261

 95.11 USD

Purchase

        622

 95.09 USD

Purchase

        600

 95.065 USD

Purchase

        300

 95 USD

Purchase

        951

 94.995 USD

Purchase

        900

 95.17 USD

Purchase

     2,556

 95.18 USD

Purchase

     7,129

 95.15 USD

Purchase

     6,296

 95.145 USD

Purchase

        700

 95.16 USD

Purchase

     2,700

 95.13 USD

Purchase

     2,675

 94.935 USD

Purchase

     1,100

 94.915 USD

Purchase

     2,540

 94.925 USD

Purchase

     1,278

 93.885 USD

Purchase

        100

 94.875 USD

Purchase

        744

 94.945 USD

Purchase

     1,600

 94.975 USD

Purchase

        100

 95.025 USD

Purchase

        200

 95.055 USD

Purchase

     1,700

 95.21 USD

Purchase

     1,400

 95.19 USD

Purchase

     2,024

 95.27 USD

Purchase

     1,478

 95.23 USD

Purchase

     1,771

 95.28 USD

Purchase

     1,531

 95.29 USD

Purchase

     2,397

 95.25 USD

Purchase

     1,777

 95.26 USD

Purchase

     1,490

 95.2 USD

Purchase

     1,739

 95.22 USD

Purchase

        500

 95.33 USD

Purchase

     1,929

 95.31 USD

Purchase

        612

 95.32 USD

Purchase

        500

 95.35 USD

Purchase

     1,019

 95.34 USD

Purchase

        900

 95.36 USD

Purchase

        800

 95.37 USD

Purchase

        300

 95.41 USD

Purchase

        500

 95.39 USD

Purchase

        100

 95.4 USD

Purchase

     1,500

 95.38 USD

Purchase

     3,213

 95.14 USD

Purchase

        500

 95.44 USD

Purchase

        400

 95.42 USD

Purchase

        400

 95.46 USD

Purchase

        400

 95.45 USD

Purchase

        100

 94.735 USD

Purchase

        600

 94.715 USD

Purchase

        400

 94.855 USD

Purchase

          72

 92.339 USD

Purchase

        457

 94.101 USD

Purchase

        200

 94.603 USD

 

Purchase/sale

Number of relevant securities

Price per unit (Note 4)

Sale

        100

 92.42 USD

Sale

          96

 92.44 USD

Sale

        100

 93.79 USD

Sale

        283

 94.65 USD

Sale

    65,219

 94.75 USD

Sale

        515

 94.56 USD

Sale

        100

 94.38 USD

Sale

        100

 95.3 USD

Sale

        300

 94.61 USD

Sale

        100

 94.25 USD

Sale

        319

 94.74 USD

Sale

        400

 94.73 USD

Sale

          46

 94.69 USD

Sale

        176

 94.67 USD

Sale

        139

 94.62 USD

Sale

          42

 94.6 USD

Sale

        233

 94.59 USD

Sale

        100

 94.585 USD

Sale

        300

 94.57 USD

Sale

        800

 94.58 USD

Sale

        300

 94.76 USD

Sale

        545

 94.54 USD

Sale

        195

 94.53 USD

Sale

        500

 94.51 USD

Sale

        226

 94.52 USD

Sale

        128

 94.46 USD

Sale

        230

 94.47 USD

Sale

        304

 94.48 USD

Sale

        127

 94.55 USD

Sale

     5,399

 94.5 USD

Sale

        128

 94.44 USD

Sale

          28

 94.49 USD

Sale

        100

 94.39 USD

Sale

        300

 94.43 USD

Sale

     1,200

 94.41 USD

Sale

        369

 94.4 USD

Sale

        100

 94.36 USD

Sale

        100

 94.33 USD

Sale

        100

 94.32 USD

Sale

        100

 94.22 USD

Sale

        200

 94.13 USD

Sale

        200

 94.12 USD

Sale

        300

 94.11 USD

Sale

        100

 94.14 USD

Sale

        100

 94.16 USD

Sale

        100

 94.07 USD

Sale

        100

 94.08 USD

Sale

        100

 93.77 USD

Sale

        400

 93.6 USD

Sale

        100

 93.62 USD

Sale

        500

 93.57 USD

Sale

        420

 93.55 USD

Sale

          25

 93.59 USD

Sale

        519

 93.52 USD

Sale

        400

 93.54 USD

Sale

        754

 93.58 USD

Sale

    12,141

 93.56 USD

Sale

        200

 93.53 USD

Sale

        100

 93.84 USD

Sale

        200

 93.87 USD

Sale

        100

 93.88 USD

Sale

        100

 94.17 USD

Sale

        200

 94.05 USD

Sale

        100

 93.95 USD

Sale

        100

 94.03 USD

Sale

        100

 94.02 USD

Sale

        549

 94.77 USD

Sale

        100

 94.765 USD

Sale

        300

 94.78 USD

Sale

        100

 94.8 USD

Sale

        379

 94.82 USD

Sale

        200

 94.81 USD

Sale

        200

 94.91 USD

Sale

        200

 94.93 USD

Sale

        566

 94.94 USD

Sale

     1,201

 94.96 USD

Sale

     2,425

 94.95 USD

Sale

        700

 94.955 USD

Sale

        658

 94.97 USD

Sale

        500

 94.98 USD

Sale

        201

 94.92 USD

Sale

     3,900

 94.99 USD

Sale

        100

 94.87 USD

Sale

        600

 95.05 USD

Sale

        155

 95.07 USD

Sale

     2,672

 95.1 USD

Sale

        300

 95.09 USD

Sale

        100

 95.065 USD

Sale

        100

 95.15 USD

Sale

        200

 94.795 USD

Sale

        300

 94.915 USD

Sale

        200

 94.945 USD

Sale

        200

 95.055 USD

Sale

        100

 95.31 USD

Sale

        100

 95.32 USD

Sale

     1,200

 94.823 USD

Sale

        100

 94.775 USD

Sale

        300

 95.078 USD

Sale

        100

 93.38 USD

Sale

        457

 94.101 USD

Sale

          60

 93.51 USD

Sale

  139,985

 94.5 USD

Sale

     6,098

 94.95 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

Opening a long position

 2,043

94.75 USD

Swaps

Reducing a long position

 300

94.557 USD

Swaps

Closing a Long Position

 2,043

94.75 USD

Swaps

Reducing a long position

 243

94.688 USD

Swaps

Reducing a long position

 7,577

93.85 USD

Swaps

Reducing a short position

 882

94.743 USD

Swaps

Opening a long position

 49,400

94.73 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)




N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

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)

Yes

 

Date of disclosure

11/02/2020

Contact name

Tolu Tade

Telephone number

+44207 996 3410

Name of offeree/offeror with which connected

AbbVie Inc

Nature of connection (Note 9)

Advisor to - AbbVie Inc

 

 

 

SUPPLEMENTAL FORM 38.5(b)


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

 

DETAILS OF OPEN POSITIONS

 

Product name,
e.g. call option

Written or
purchased

Number of securities to which the option or derivative relates

Exercise price
(Note 2)

Type, e.g.
American,
European etc

Expiry date

Call Option

 Written

        7,500

105 USD

 American

15/01/2021

 Call Option

 Purchased

        7,400

 85 USD

 American

15/01/2021

 

 

 

 


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