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Wednesday 12 February, 2020

BkofA Merrill Lynch

Form 38.5 (b) - Allergan

RNS Number : 7855C
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
12 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

 

Allergan PLC

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

 

Common - IE00BY9D5467

Date of dealing

 

11/02/2020

 

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

IE00BY9D5467

 

Long

Short

Number

%

Number

%

(1)

Relevant securities

 

5,188,929

1.580%

126

0 %

(2)

Derivatives (other than options):

 

1,612,662

0.491%

6,632,168

2.019%

(3)

Options and agreements to purchase/sell:

 

0

0%

0

0%

Total

6,801,591

2.071%

6,632,294

2.019%

 

(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

                4,967

199.65 USD

Purchase

               25,000

200.857 USD

Purchase

                     47

200.884 USD

Purchase

             245,698

200.99 USD

 

Purchase/sale

Number of relevant securities

Price per unit (Note 4)

Sale

4,967

199.65 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

Increasing a Short Position

47

200.887 USD

Swaps

Opening a Short Position

3,346

200.99 USD

Swaps

Opening a Short Position

222,936

200.99 USD

Swaps

Opening a Short Position

4,213

200.99 USD

Swaps

Opening a Short Position

15,203

200.99 USD

Swaps

Increasing a Short Position

10,500

200.887 USD

Swaps

Increasing a Short Position

3,000

200.887 USD

Swaps

Increasing a Short Position

11,500

200.887 USD

Swaps

Reducing a Long Position

4,633

199.65 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

12/02/2020

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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