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Thursday 13 February, 2020

BkofA Merrill Lynch

Form 38.5 (b) - AbbVie

RNS Number : 9254C
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
13 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

Bank of America, N.A., Proprietary

Company dealt in

AbbVie Inc

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

Common - US00287Y1091

Date of dealing

12/02/2020

 

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

1,985,457

0.134%

2,375,629

0.161 %

(2)

Derivatives (other than options):

3,376,539

0.228%

2,176,890

0.147%

(3)

Options and agreements to purchase/sell:

0

0%

0

0%

Total

5,361,996

0.363%

4,552,519

0.308%

 

(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

        127

 96 USD         

 Purchase

    77,605

 97.79 USD         

 Purchase

        200

 96.75 USD         

 Purchase

          41

 96.77 USD         

 Purchase

        100

 96.61 USD         

 Purchase

        300

 96.62 USD         

 Purchase

          57

 96.63 USD         

 Purchase

          57

 96.29 USD         

 Purchase

        340

 96.4 USD         

 Purchase

        200

 96.56 USD         

 Purchase

        542

 96.5 USD         

 Purchase

        381

 96.59 USD         

 Purchase

          38

 96.7 USD         

 Purchase

        300

 96.51 USD         

 Purchase

        828

 96.41 USD         

 Purchase

        314

 96.49 USD         

 Purchase

        400

 96.47 USD         

 Purchase

        200

 96.46 USD         

 Purchase

        200

 96.54 USD         

 Purchase

        500

 96.99 USD         

 Purchase

        400

 96.98 USD         

 Purchase

        200

 97 USD         

 Purchase

        500

 97.05 USD         

 Purchase

        100

 97.09 USD         

 Purchase

        100

 97.1 USD         

 Purchase

        200

 97.23 USD         

 Purchase

        200

 97.06 USD         

 Purchase

        100

 97.38 USD         

 Purchase

        100

 97.74 USD         

 Purchase

          44

 96.03 USD         

 Purchase

          45

 96.28 USD         

 Purchase

        134

 96.73 USD         

 Purchase

        157

 96.8 USD         

 Purchase

          19

 96.72 USD         

 Purchase

          40

 96.69 USD         

 Purchase

        241

 96.71 USD         

 Purchase

        144

 96.76 USD         

 Purchase

        257

 96.52 USD         

 Purchase

          57

 96.17 USD         

 Purchase

          77

 96.13 USD         

 Purchase

          57

 96.2 USD         

 Purchase

            3

 96.295 USD         

 Purchase

          89

 96.3 USD         

 Purchase

          38

 96.36 USD         

 Purchase

        157

 96.37 USD         

 Purchase

          57

 96.31 USD         

 Purchase

          38

 96.33 USD         

 Purchase

        300

 97.01 USD         

 Purchase

        200

 96.94 USD         

 Purchase

        100

 96.83 USD         

 Purchase

        200

 96.6 USD         

 Purchase

        100

 96.58 USD         

 Purchase

        600

 96.53 USD         

 Purchase

        287

 96.42 USD         

 Purchase

        800

 96.44 USD         

 Purchase

        400

 96.43 USD         

 Purchase

        100

 96.35 USD         

 Purchase

            2

 96.38 USD         

 Purchase

        200

 96.48 USD         

 Purchase

        400

 96.55 USD         

 Purchase

        300

 96.45 USD         

 Purchase

        100

 96.91 USD         

 Purchase

        500

 96.93 USD         

 Purchase

        101

 96.96 USD         

 Purchase

        200

 97.02 USD         

 Purchase

        100

 96.92 USD         

 Purchase

        100

 96.89 USD         

 Purchase

        100

 96.97 USD         

 Purchase

        300

 97.15 USD         

 Purchase

        100

 97.21 USD         

 Purchase

        200

 97.13 USD         

 Purchase

        211

 97.12 USD         

 Purchase

        200

 97.14 USD         

 Purchase

        100

 97.07 USD         

 Purchase

        200

 97.16 USD         

 Purchase

        100

 97.19 USD         

 Purchase

        200

 97.24 USD         

 Purchase

        200

 97.22 USD         

 Purchase

        100

 97.2 USD         

 Purchase

        100

 97.17 USD         

 Purchase

        100

 97.03 USD         

 Purchase

        100

 96.95 USD         

 Purchase

        100

 97.08 USD         

 Purchase

        100

 97.36 USD         

 Purchase

        100

 97.51 USD         

 Purchase

        200

 97.49 USD         

 Purchase

        200

 97.47 USD         

 Purchase

        200

 97.56 USD         

 Purchase

        100

 97.66 USD         

 Purchase

        100

 97.67 USD         

 Purchase

        100

 97.71 USD         

 Purchase

        100

 97.73 USD         

 Purchase

        100

 97.81 USD         

 Purchase

        170

 97.76 USD         

 

Purchase/sale

Number of relevant securities

Price per unit (Note 4)

Sale

          29

 95.94 USD         

 Sale

        127

 96 USD         

 Sale

        499

 97.79 USD         

 Sale

          61

 95.97 USD         

 Sale

          10

 95.98 USD         

 Sale

          42

 95.96 USD         

 Sale

          46

 95.92 USD         

 Sale

          36

 96.25 USD         

 Sale

          36

 96.87 USD         

 Sale

          11

 96.75 USD         

 Sale

          47

 96.78 USD         

 Sale

          13

 96.77 USD         

 Sale

          10

 96.79 USD         

 Sale

          11

 96.64 USD         

 Sale

          45

 96.61 USD         

 Sale

          12

 96.62 USD         

 Sale

          13

 96.63 USD         

 Sale

          46

 96.29 USD         

 Sale

          38

 96.21 USD         

 Sale

          75

 96.24 USD         

 Sale

          46

 96.4 USD         

 Sale

          46

 96.56 USD         

 Sale

          54

 96.5 USD         

 Sale

          36

 96.515 USD         

 Sale

          36

 96.59 USD         

 Sale

          36

 96.7 USD         

 Sale

          36

 96.85 USD         

 Sale

          36

 96.81 USD         

 Sale

          19

 96.51 USD         

 Sale

          46

 96.41 USD         

 Sale

          82

 96.49 USD         

 Sale

          36

 96.47 USD         

 Sale

          46

 96.46 USD         

 Sale

          40

 96.54 USD         

 Sale

          28

 96.99 USD         

 Sale

          10

 96.98 USD         

 Sale

            7

 97 USD         

 Sale

          80

 97.05 USD         

 Sale

          36

 97.09 USD         

 Sale

          36

 97.1 USD         

 Sale

          36

 97.23 USD         

 Sale

          39

 97.06 USD         

 Sale

          36

 97.38 USD         

 Sale

          36

 97.54 USD         

 Sale

          36

 97.59 USD         

 Sale

          46

 97.68 USD         

 Sale

          36

 97.75 USD         

 Sale

          44

 97.74 USD         

 Sale

    24,473

 96.823 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

24,473

96.813 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

 

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

13/02/2020

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

 


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