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Monday 03 October, 2011

BofA Merrill Lynch

Form 8.5 (EPT/RI)

RNS Number : 4205P
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
03 October 2011
 



                                                                                                                                               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 relevant securities this            INVESTEC LTD

       form relates:

       (c) Name of the party to the offer with which exempt                  Advisor to INVESTEC PLC and INVESTEC LTD

       principal trader is connected:

       (d) Date dealing undertaken:                                                                                 30/09/2011

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

       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 - ZAE000081949            Purchase                    76,706                 ZAR 44.20              ZAR 44.20

           Common - ZAE000081949               Sale                       76,706                 ZAR 44.20              ZAR 44.20

        (b)      Derivatives transactions (other than options)

                 Class of           Product description      Nature of dealing     Number of reference    Price per unit

                 relevant                                                                                           securities

                 security

       (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 security         Product description             Number of securities     Exercise price per unit

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



       Class of relevant security         Nature of dealing                          Details              Price per unit (if 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:                                                                                     03/10/2011

       Contact name:                                                                                         Doug Berwick

       Telephone number:                                                                              +44 20 7995 8859

 

                                                                                                                                               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 relevant securities this     Autonomy Corporation Plc

       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:                                                                                 30/09/2011

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

       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                   155,268                GBP 25.50             GBP 25.43

           Common - GB0055007982               Sale                       155,282                GBP 25.46             GBP 25.43

       (b)      Derivatives transactions (other than options)

                       Class of                Product description   Nature of dealing  Number of reference   Price per unit

                      relevant                         eg.  CFD                                                   securities

                       security

          Common - GB0055007982               Swap                       SHORT                        2520                  GBP 25.43

          Common - GB0055007982               Swap                       SHORT                         378                   GBP 25.43

          Common - GB0055007982               Swap                       SHORT                         112                   GBP 25.44

                       Class of                Product description   Nature of dealing  Number of reference   Price per unit

                      relevant                         eg.  CFD                                                   securities

                       security

          Common - GB0055007982               Swap                        LONG                           1                     GBP 25.43
           Common - GB0055007982               Swap                        LONG                           1                     GBP 25.43

          Common - GB0055007982               Swap                        LONG                           2                     GBP 25.43 
         
Common - GB0055007982               Swap                        LONG                           2                     GBP 25.43

          Common - GB0055007982               Swap                        LONG                           2                     GBP 25.43

          Common - GB0055007982               Swap                        LONG                           2                     GBP 25.43

          Common - GB0055007982               Swap                        LONG                           3                     GBP 25.43

          Common - GB0055007982               Swap                        LONG                          15                    GBP 25.43

          Common - GB0055007982               Swap                        LONG                          20                    GBP 25.43

          Common - GB0055007982               Swap                        LONG                          75                    GBP 25.43

          Common - GB0055007982               Swap                        LONG                          106                   GBP 25.43

          Common - GB0055007982               Swap                        LONG                         2125                  GBP 25.43

       (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 security         Product description             Number of securities     Exercise price per unit

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

       Class of relevant security         Nature of dealing                          Details              Price per unit (if 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:                                                                                     03/10/2011

       Contact name:                                                                                         Balenkosi Dungeni

       Telephone number:                                                                              +44 20 7996 1639

 

 

                                                                                                                                               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 relevant securities this         Evolution Group Plc

       form relates:

       (c) Name of the party to the offer with which exempt                  Advisor to INVESTEC PLC and INVESTEC LTD

       principal trader is connected:

       (d) Date dealing undertaken:                                                                                 30/09/2011

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

       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 - GB0030221864            Purchase                    49,181                  GBP 0.80               GBP 0.79

           Common - GB0030221864               Sale                       95,571                  GBP 0.80               GBP 0.79

       (b)      Derivatives transactions (other than options)

                       Class of                Product description   Nature of dealing  Number of reference   Price per unit

                      relevant                         eg.  CFD                                                   securities

                       security

          Common - GB0030221864               Swap                       SHORT                        4952                   GBP 0.79

          Common - GB0030221864               Swap                       SHORT                        4025                   GBP 0.79

          Common - GB0030221864               Swap                       SHORT                        2773                   GBP 0.80

          Common - GB0030221864               Swap                       SHORT                         431                    GBP 0.80

                       Class of                Product description   Nature of dealing  Number of reference   Price per unit

                      relevant                         eg.  CFD                                                   securities

                       security

          Common - GB0030221864               Swap                        LONG                          431                    GBP 0.80

          Common - GB0030221864               Swap                        LONG                         4952                   GBP 0.80

          Common - GB0030221864               Swap                        LONG                         5246                   GBP 0.80

          Common - GB0030221864               Swap                        LONG                         6668                   GBP 0.80

          Common - GB0030221864               Swap                        LONG                        41274                  GBP 0.80

       (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 security         Product description             Number of securities     Exercise price per unit

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

       Class of relevant security         Nature of dealing                          Details              Price per unit (if 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:                                                                                     03/10/2011

       Contact name:                                                                                         Doug Berwick

       Telephone number:                                                                              +44 20 7995 8859

 

 

                                                                                                                                               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 relevant securities this            INVESTEC PLC

       form relates:

       (c) Name of the party to the offer with which exempt                  Advisor to INVESTEC PLC and INVESTEC LTD

       principal trader is connected:

       (d) Date dealing undertaken:                                                                                 30/09/2011

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

       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                    41,193                  GBP 3.59               GBP 3.50

         Common - GB00B17BBQ50              Sale                       47,794                  GBP 3.55               GBP 3.49

       (b)      Derivatives transactions (other than options)

                       Class of                Product description   Nature of dealing  Number of reference   Price per unit

                      relevant                         eg.  CFD                                                   securities

                       security

        Common - GB00B17BBQ50              Swap                       SHORT                         433                    GBP 3.54

        Common - GB00B17BBQ50              Swap                       SHORT                         411                    GBP 3.59

        Common - GB00B17BBQ50              Swap                       SHORT                        3705                   GBP 3.54

        Common - GB00B17BBQ50              Swap                       SHORT                        1841                   GBP 3.54

        Common - GB00B17BBQ50              Swap                       SHORT                        1404                   GBP 3.51

        Common - GB00B17BBQ50              Swap                       SHORT                        1219                   GBP 3.55

        Common - GB00B17BBQ50              Swap                       SHORT                         912                    GBP 3.51

        Common - GB00B17BBQ50              Swap                       SHORT                         718                    GBP 3.51

        Common - GB00B17BBQ50              Swap                       SHORT                         693                    GBP 3.55

        Common - GB00B17BBQ50              Swap                       SHORT                         468                    GBP 3.51

        Common - GB00B17BBQ50              Swap                       SHORT                         175                    GBP 3.48

        Common - GB00B17BBQ50              Swap                       SHORT                         654                    GBP 3.48

        Common - GB00B17BBQ50              Swap                       SHORT                         952                    GBP 3.48

        Common - GB00B17BBQ50              Swap                       SHORT                         558                    GBP 3.51

        Common - GB00B17BBQ50              Swap                       SHORT                        1030                   GBP 3.48

                            

 

                            

Class of  Product description         Nature of dealing  Number of reference      Price per unit

                      relevant                         eg.  CFD                                                   securities

                       security

 

        Common - GB00B17BBQ50              Swap                        LONG                         1030                   GBP 3.53

        Common - GB00B17BBQ50              Swap                        LONG                          952                    GBP 3.53

        Common - GB00B17BBQ50              Swap                        LONG                           5                      GBP 3.52

        Common - GB00B17BBQ50              Swap                        LONG                          39                     GBP 3.48

        Common - GB00B17BBQ50              Swap                        LONG                          175                    GBP 3.53

        Common - GB00B17BBQ50              Swap                        LONG                          503                    GBP 3.48

        Common - GB00B17BBQ50              Swap                        LONG                          511                    GBP 3.50

        Common - GB00B17BBQ50              Swap                        LONG                         1264                   GBP 3.51

        Common - GB00B17BBQ50              Swap                        LONG                          706                    GBP 3.52

        Common - GB00B17BBQ50              Swap                        LONG                         1157                   GBP 3.53

        Common - GB00B17BBQ50              Swap                        LONG                         1277                   GBP 3.50

        Common - GB00B17BBQ50              Swap                        LONG                         1422                   GBP 3.48

        Common - GB00B17BBQ50              Swap                        LONG                         1422                   GBP 3.48

        Common - GB00B17BBQ50              Swap                        LONG                         3471                   GBP 3.51

        Common - GB00B17BBQ50              Swap                        LONG                         5665                   GBP 3.51

        Common - GB00B17BBQ50              Swap                        LONG                          693                    GBP 3.50

       (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 security         Product description             Number of securities     Exercise price per unit

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

       Class of relevant security         Nature of dealing                          Details              Price per unit (if 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:                                                                                     03/10/2011

       Contact name:                                                                                         Doug Berwick

       Telephone number:                                                                              +44 20 7995 8859

 


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