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Thursday 29 September, 2011

BofA Merrill Lynch

Form 8.5 (EPT/RI) - Amendment

RNS Number : 2366P
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
29 September 2011
 



AMENDMENT TO SECTION 2(a) and 2(b)

                                                                                                                                               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:                                                       Bank of America Merrill Lynch

       (b) Name of offeror/offeree in relation to whose                                         Autonomy Corporation Plc

       relevant securities this form relates:

       (c) Name of the party to the offer with which exempt                          Advisor to Autonomy Corporation Plc

       principal trader is connected:

       (d) Date dealing undertaken:                                                                                 23/09/2011

       (e) Has the EPT previously disclosed, or is it today                                                      NO

       disclosing, under the Code in respect of any other

       party to this offer?

       2.      DEALINGS BY THE EXEMPT PRINCIPAL TRADER

       (a)      Purchases and sales

                        Class of                       Purchase/             Total number         Highest price        Lowest price

                       relevant                           Sales                  of securities               per unit                per unit

                        security                                                                                  paid/received       paid/received

           Common - GB0055007982            Purchase                 1,742,932               GBP 25.30             GBP 25.16

           Common - GB0055007982               Sale                     1,887,489               GBP 25.31             GBP 25.16

       (b)      Derivatives transactions (other than options)

                       Class of                         Product            Nature of dealing          Number of           Price per unit

                      relevant                       description                                         reference securities

                       security                         eg.  CFD

          Common - GB0055007982               Swap                       SHORT                        8149                  GBP 25.28

          Common - GB0055007982               Swap                       SHORT                        5308                  GBP 25.17

          Common - GB0055007982               Swap                       SHORT                        2995                  GBP 25.28

          Common - GB0055007982               Swap                       SHORT                        1584                  GBP 25.23

          Common - GB0055007982               Swap                       SHORT                        1126                  GBP 25.17

      Common - GB0055007982                  Swap                       SHORT                       52000                 GBP 25.28

                       Class of                         Product            Nature of dealing          Number of           Price per unit

                      relevant                       description                                         reference securities

                       security                         eg.  CFD

                            

     Common - GB0055007982                   Swap                        LONG                           2                     GBP 25.30

      Common - GB0055007982                  Swap                        LONG                           2                     GBP 25.30

          Common - GB0055007982               Swap                        LONG                          12                    GBP 25.30

          Common - GB0055007982               Swap                        LONG                          81                    GBP 25.25

          Common - GB0055007982               Swap                        LONG                          563                   GBP 25.30

          Common - GB0055007982               Swap                        LONG                         1126                  GBP 25.25

          Common - GB0055007982               Swap                        LONG                         3131                  GBP 25.27



           Common - GB0055007982              Swap                        LONG                         3725                  GBP 25.27

           Common - GB0055007982             Swap                        LONG                         8149                  GBP 25.27

            Common - GB0055007982          Swap                            LONG                           34600               GBP 25.23             Common - GB0055007982          Swap                            LONG                           29600               GBP 25.22                           Common - GB0055007982          Swap                            LONG                           14800               GBP 25.21                               Common - GB0055007982          Swap                            LONG                           3500                 GBP 25.23                         Common - GB0055007982          Swap                            LONG                           3000                 GBP 25.22         

   Common - GB0055007982          Swap                            LONG                           1500                 GBP 25.21     

     Common - GB0055007982          Swap                            LONG                           14240               GBP 25.27       

       (c)      Options transactions in respect of existing securities

       (i)      Writing, selling, purchasing or varying

           Class of          Product            Writing,        Number of      Exercise          Type          Expiry        Option

          relevant       description      purchasing,      securities         price                                 date          money

           security                                  selling,          to which        per unit                                                paid/

                                                      varying etc.         option                                                                   received

                                                                                 relates                                                                    per unit

       (ii)      Exercising

             Class of relevant                Product description             Number of securities     Exercise price per unit

                    security

       (d)      Other dealings (including subscribing for new securities)

             Class of relevant               Nature of dealing                          Details                       Price per unit (if

                    security                                                                                                                  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:

       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:

       NONE

       Date of disclosure:                                                                                     29/09/2011

       Contact name:                                                                                         Balenkosi Dungeni

       Telephone number:                                                                              +44 20 7996 1639


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