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Thursday 10 June, 2010

BofA Merrill Lynch

Form 8.5 (EPT/RI)

RNS Number : 3905N
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
10 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:

09/06/2010

 

(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

731,906

GBP 5.73

GBP 5.64

 

Common - GB0009697037

Sale

588,773

GBP 5.72

GBP 5.64

 

(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

4042

GBP 5.73

 

Common - GB0009697037

Swap

LONG

164

GBP 5.69

 

Common - GB0009697037

Swap

LONG

410

GBP 5.67

 

Common - GB0009697037

Swap

LONG

568

GBP 5.69

 

Common - GB0009697037

Swap

LONG

660

GBP 5.69

 

Common - GB0009697037

Swap

LONG

721

GBP 5.66

 

Common - GB0009697037

Swap

LONG

1057

GBP 5.66

 

Common - GB0009697037

Swap

LONG

1185

GBP 5.73

 

Common - GB0009697037

Swap

LONG

2195

GBP 5.68

 

Common - GB0009697037

Swap

LONG

2343

GBP 5.66

 

Common - GB0009697037

Swap

LONG

2780

GBP 5.67

 

Common - GB0009697037

Swap

LONG

101

GBP 5.69

 

Common - GB0009697037

Swap

LONG

3264

GBP 5.68

 

Common - GB0009697037

Swap

LONG

5950

GBP 5.73

 

Common - GB0009697037

Swap

LONG

2834

GBP 5.66

 

 

Class of

Product

Nature of dealing

Number of

Price per unit


relevant

description


reference securities


security

eg. CFD

 

Common - GB0009697037

Swap

SHORT

101

GBP 5.69

 

Common - GB0009697037

Swap

SHORT

3178

GBP 5.69

 

Common - GB0009697037

Swap

SHORT

2483

GBP 5.68

 

Common - GB0009697037

Swap

SHORT

2343

GBP 5.66

 

Common - GB0009697037

Swap

SHORT

2195

GBP 5.66

 

Common - GB0009697037

Swap

SHORT

2064

GBP 5.67

 

Common - GB0009697037

Swap

SHORT

1289

GBP 5.68

 

Common - GB0009697037

Swap

SHORT

1200

GBP 5.68

 

Common - GB0009697037

Swap

SHORT

660

GBP 5.69

 

Common - GB0009697037

Swap

SHORT

574

GBP 5.71

 

Common - GB0009697037

Swap

SHORT

251

GBP 5.69

 

(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:

10/06/2010

 

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:

09/06/2010

 

(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

13,472

GBP 7.47

GBP 7.45

 

Common - GB0031729733

Sale

11,554

GBP 7.48

GBP 7.43

 

(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

307

GBP 7.46

 

Common - GB0031729733

Swap

LONG

475

GBP 7.49

 

Common - GB0031729733

Swap

LONG

597

GBP 7.45

 

Common - GB0031729733

Swap

LONG

872

GBP 7.46

 

Common - GB0031729733

Swap

LONG

872

GBP 7.46

 

Common - GB0031729733

Swap

LONG

941

GBP 7.46

 

Common - GB0031729733

Swap

LONG

988

GBP 7.45

 

Common - GB0031729733

Swap

LONG

1620

GBP 7.44

 

Common - GB0031729733

Swap

LONG

1981

GBP 7.49

 

Common - GB0031729733

Swap

LONG

2960

GBP 7.49

 

Common - GB0031729733

Swap

LONG

100000

GBP 7.40

 

Common - GB0031729733

Swap

LONG

73

GBP 7.49

 

 

Class of

Product

Nature of dealing

Number of

Price per unit


relevant

description


reference securities


security

eg. CFD

 

Common - GB0031729733

Swap

SHORT

988

GBP 7.45

 

Common - GB0031729733

Swap

SHORT

2289

GBP 7.45

 

Common - GB0031729733

Swap

SHORT

80

GBP 7.44

 

Common - GB0031729733

Swap

SHORT

985

GBP 7.43

 

Common - GB0031729733

Swap

SHORT

872

GBP 7.43

 

Common - GB0031729733

Swap

SHORT

810

GBP 7.43

 

Common - GB0031729733

Swap

SHORT

810

GBP 7.44

 

Common - GB0031729733

Swap

SHORT

785

GBP 7.44

 

Common - GB0031729733

Swap

SHORT

641

GBP 7.46

 

Common - GB0031729733

Swap

SHORT

597

GBP 7.43

 

Common - GB0031729733

Swap

SHORT

386

GBP 7.43

 

Common - GB0031729733

Swap

SHORT

307

GBP 7.43

 

Common - GB0031729733

Swap

SHORT

131

GBP 7.48

 

Common - GB0031729733

Swap

SHORT

87

GBP 7.43

 

Common - GB0031729733

Swap

SHORT

100000

GBP 7.40

 

(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:

10/06/2010

 

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:

09/06/2010

 

(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 -

Purchase

812

GBP 7.74

GBP 7.68

 

Common -

Sale

622

GBP 7.74

GBP 7.74

 

(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

LONG

311

GBP 7.69

 

Common -

Swap

LONG

311

GBP 7.69

 

Common -

Swap

LONG

190

GBP 7.74

 

Class of

Product

Nature of dealing

Number of

Price per unit


relevant

description


reference securities


security

eg. CFD

 

Common -

Swap

SHORT

311

GBP 7.74

 

Common -

Swap

SHORT

311

GBP 7.74

 

(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)

 

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:

10/06/2010

 

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:

09/06/2010

 

(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

22,979

GBP 4.80

GBP 4.71

 

Common - GB00B17BBQ50

Sale

8,217

GBP 4.78

GBP 4.75

 

(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

12955

GBP 4.80

 

Common - GB00B17BBQ50

Swap

LONG

5703

GBP 4.77

 

Common - GB00B17BBQ50

Swap

LONG

1301

GBP 4.76

 

Common - GB00B17BBQ50

Swap

LONG

1192

GBP 4.76

 

Common - GB00B17BBQ50

Swap

LONG

1125

GBP 4.75

 

Common - GB00B17BBQ50

Swap

LONG

703

GBP 4.71

 

Class of

Product

Nature of dealing

Number of

Price per unit


relevant

description


reference securities


security

eg. CFD

 

Common - GB00B17BBQ50

Swap

SHORT

470

GBP 4.78

 

Common - GB00B17BBQ50

Swap

SHORT

700

GBP 4.78

 

Common - GB00B17BBQ50

Swap

SHORT

703

GBP 4.78

 

Common - GB00B17BBQ50

Swap

SHORT

1910

GBP 4.78

 

Common - GB00B17BBQ50

Swap

SHORT

2117

GBP 4.75

 

 

Common - GB00B17BBQ50

Swap

SHORT

2317

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:

10/06/2010

 

Contact name:

Bhavika Mistry

 

Telephone number:

+44 207 995 4747

 

 


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