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Tuesday 08 June, 2010

BofA Merrill Lynch

Form 8.5 (EPT/RI)

RNS Number : 2509N
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
08 June 2010
 



 

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

Babcock International Group


relevant securities this form relates:

 

(c) Name of the party to the offer with which exempt

Advisor to VT Group Plc


principal trader is connected:

 

(d) Date dealing undertaken:

07/06/2010

 

(e) Has the EPT previously disclosed, or is it today

YES - .


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 - GB0009697037

Purchase

20,152

GBP 5.68

GBP 5.65

 

Common - GB0009697037

Sale

158,013

GBP 5.68

GBP 5.66

 

(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 - GB0009697037

Swap

LONG

4790

GBP 5.67

 

Common - GB0009697037

Swap

LONG

2707

GBP 5.67

 

Common - GB0009697037

Swap

LONG

1935

GBP 5.66

 

Common - GB0009697037

Swap

LONG

1024

GBP 5.66

 

Common - GB0009697037

Swap

LONG

915

GBP 5.66

 

Common - GB0009697037

Swap

LONG

375

GBP 5.67

 

Common - GB0009697037

Swap

LONG

139

GBP 5.67

 

Class of

Product

Nature of dealing

Number of

Price per unit


relevant

description


reference securities


security

eg. CFD

 

Common - GB0009697037

Swap

SHORT

375

GBP 5.67

 

Common - GB0009697037

Swap

SHORT

915

GBP 5.67

 

Common - GB0009697037

Swap

SHORT

1935

GBP 5.67

 

Common - GB0009697037

Swap

SHORT

2707

GBP 5.69

 

 

Common - GB0009697037

Swap

SHORT

4790

GBP 5.67

 

Common - GB0009697037

Swap

SHORT

25000

GBP 5.66

 

Common - GB0009697037

Swap

SHORT

119781

GBP 5.66

 

(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:

08/06/2010

 

Contact name:

Bhavika Mistry

 

Telephone number:

+44 207 995 4747

 

 

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

VT Group Plc


relevant securities this form relates:

 

(c) Name of the party to the offer with which exempt

Advisor to Vt Group Plc


principal trader is connected:

 

(d) Date dealing undertaken:

07/06/2010

 

(e) Has the EPT previously disclosed, or is it today

YES - .


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 - GB0031729733

Purchase

1,119,702

GBP 7.44

GBP 7.40

 

Common - GB0031729733

Sale

768,643

GBP 7.44

GBP 7.40

 

(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 - GB0031729733

Swap

LONG

159484

GBP 7.43

 

Common - GB0031729733

Swap

LONG

600

GBP 7.42

 

Common - GB0031729733

Swap

LONG

688

GBP 7.44

 

Common - GB0031729733

Swap

LONG

794

GBP 7.43

 

Common - GB0031729733

Swap

LONG

906

GBP 7.44

 

Common - GB0031729733

Swap

LONG

1140

GBP 7.43

 

Common - GB0031729733

Swap

LONG

2507

GBP 7.44

 

Common - GB0031729733

Swap

LONG

356

GBP 7.44

 

Common - GB0031729733

Swap

LONG

4250

GBP 7.44

 

Common - GB0031729733

Swap

LONG

180516

GBP 7.43

 

Common - GB0031729733

Swap

LONG

2863

GBP 7.43

 

Class of

Product

Nature of dealing

Number of

Price per unit


relevant

description


reference securities


security

eg. CFD

 

 

Common - GB0031729733

Swap

SHORT

600

GBP 7.42

 

Common - GB0031729733

Swap

SHORT

2507

GBP 7.43

 

Common - GB0031729733

Swap

SHORT

1929

GBP 7.43

 

Common - GB0031729733

Swap

SHORT

1134

GBP 7.44

 

Common - GB0031729733

Swap

SHORT

688

GBP 7.44

 

Common - GB0031729733

Swap

SHORT

686

GBP 7.42

 

(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:

08/06/2010

 

Contact name:

Bhavika Mistry

 

Telephone number:

+44 207 995 4747

 

 

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

RENSBURG SHEPPARDS PLC


relevant securities this form relates:

 

(c) Name of the party to the offer with which exempt

Advisor to Investec Plc


principal trader is connected:

 

(d) Date dealing undertaken:

07/06/2010

 

(e) Has the EPT previously disclosed, or is it today

YES - .


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 -

Sale

329

GBP 7.86

GBP 7.86

 

(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 -

Swap

SHORT

329

GBP 7.85

 

(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:

08/06/2010

 

Contact name:

Bhavika Mistry

 

Telephone number:

+44 207 995 4747

 

 

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

Investec Plc


relevant securities this form relates:

 

(c) Name of the party to the offer with which exempt

Advisor to INVESTEC PLC


principal trader is connected:

 

(d) Date dealing undertaken:

07/06/2010

 

(e) Has the EPT previously disclosed, or is it today

YES - .


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 - GB00B17BBQ50

Purchase

305,172

GBP 54.11

GBP 4.70

 

Common - GB00B17BBQ50

Sale

434,884

GBP 54.11

GBP 4.72

 

(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 - GB00B17BBQ50

Swap

LONG

19156

GBP 4.72

 

Common - GB00B17BBQ50

Swap

LONG

188

GBP 4.79

 

Common - GB00B17BBQ50

Swap

LONG

207

GBP 4.75

 

Common - GB00B17BBQ50

Swap

LONG

298

GBP 4.75

 

Common - GB00B17BBQ50

Swap

LONG

333

GBP 4.72

 

Common - GB00B17BBQ50

Swap

LONG

532

GBP 4.79

 

Common - GB00B17BBQ50

Swap

LONG

671

GBP 4.76

 

Common - GB00B17BBQ50

Swap

LONG

853

GBP 4.82

 

Common - GB00B17BBQ50

Swap

LONG

1269

GBP 4.76

 

Common - GB00B17BBQ50

Swap

LONG

1687

GBP 4.72

 

Common - GB00B17BBQ50

Swap

LONG

2538

GBP 4.82

 

Common - GB00B17BBQ50

Swap

LONG

2562

GBP 4.79

 

Common - GB00B17BBQ50

Swap

LONG

4432

GBP 4.77

 

Common - GB00B17BBQ50

Swap

LONG

821

ZAR 54.14

 

Common - GB00B17BBQ50

Swap

LONG

54

GBP 4.75

 

 

Class of

Product

Nature of dealing

Number of

Price per unit


relevant

description


reference securities


security

eg. CFD

 

Common - GB00B17BBQ50

Swap

SHORT

8868

GBP 4.72

 

Common - GB00B17BBQ50

Swap

SHORT

4432

GBP 4.75

 

Common - GB00B17BBQ50

Swap

SHORT

2562

GBP 4.75

 

Common - GB00B17BBQ50

Swap

SHORT

2323

GBP 4.74

 

Common - GB00B17BBQ50

Swap

SHORT

2185

GBP 4.76

 

Common - GB00B17BBQ50

Swap

SHORT

1964

GBP 4.72

 

Common - GB00B17BBQ50

Swap

SHORT

1300

GBP 4.81

 

Common - GB00B17BBQ50

Swap

SHORT

1269

GBP 4.72

 

Common - GB00B17BBQ50

Swap

SHORT

821

GBP 4.79

 

Common - GB00B17BBQ50

Swap

SHORT

671

GBP 4.75

 

Common - GB00B17BBQ50

Swap

SHORT

510

GBP 4.74

 

Common - GB00B17BBQ50

Swap

SHORT

315

GBP 4.76

 

Common - GB00B17BBQ50

Swap

SHORT

72

GBP 4.75

 

Common - GB00B17BBQ50

Swap

SHORT

117500

GBP 4.75

 

(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:

08/06/2010

 

Contact name:

Bhavika Mistry

 

Telephone number:

+44 207 995 4747

 

 


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