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Tuesday 04 October, 2011

BofA Merrill Lynch

Form 8.5 (EPT/RI)

RNS Number : 5181P
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
04 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                                              Evolution Group Plc

       relevant securities this form relates:

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

       principal trader is connected:                                                                             INVESTEC LTD

       (d) Date dealing undertaken:                                                                                 03/10/2011

       (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 - GB0030221864            Purchase                    8,457                   GBP 0.78               GBP 0.78

           Common - GB0030221864               Sale                       17,229                  GBP 0.77               GBP 0.77

       (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 - GB0030221864               Swap                       SHORT                        5994                   GBP 0.78

          Common - GB0030221864               Swap                       SHORT                        1895                   GBP 0.78

          Common - GB0030221864               Swap                       SHORT                         568                    GBP 0.78

                       Class of                         Product            Nature of dealing          Number of           Price per unit

                      relevant                       description                                         reference securities

                       security                         eg.  CFD

          Common - GB0030221864               Swap                        LONG                         2300                   GBP 0.77

          Common - GB0030221864               Swap                        LONG                         7106                   GBP 0.77

          Common - GB0030221864               Swap                        LONG                         7823                   GBP 0.77

       (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:                                                                                     04/10/2011

       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                                                 INVESTEC PLC

       relevant securities this form relates:

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

       principal trader is connected:                                                                             INVESTEC LTD

       (d) Date dealing undertaken:                                                                                 03/10/2011

       (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 - GB00B17BBQ50           Purchase                    30,357                  GBP 3.45               GBP 3.43

         Common - GB00B17BBQ50              Sale                        29,651                  GBP 3.45               GBP 3.42

       (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                       SHORT                        1541                   GBP 3.46

        Common - GB00B17BBQ50              Swap                       SHORT                         300                    GBP 3.46

        Common - GB00B17BBQ50              Swap                       SHORT                        4979                   GBP 3.45

        Common - GB00B17BBQ50              Swap                       SHORT                        1542                   GBP 3.44

        Common - GB00B17BBQ50              Swap                       SHORT                         897                    GBP 3.43

        Common - GB00B17BBQ50              Swap                       SHORT                         700                    GBP 3.44

        Common - GB00B17BBQ50              Swap                       SHORT                         649                    GBP 3.46

        Common - GB00B17BBQ50              Swap                       SHORT                         628                    GBP 3.46

        Common - GB00B17BBQ50              Swap                       SHORT                         300                    GBP 3.44

                       Class of                         Product            Nature of dealing          Number of           Price per unit

                      relevant                       description                                         reference securities

                       security                         eg.  CFD

        Common - GB00B17BBQ50              Swap                        LONG                          300                    GBP 3.42

        Common - GB00B17BBQ50              Swap                        LONG                          300                    GBP 3.44

        Common - GB00B17BBQ50              Swap                        LONG                         1541                   GBP 3.44

        Common - GB00B17BBQ50              Swap                        LONG                         1599                   GBP 3.45

       (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:                                                                                     04/10/2011

       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                                Hansen Transmissions International NV

       relevant securities this form relates:

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

       principal trader is connected:                                                                             International NV

       (d) Date dealing undertaken:                                                                                 03/10/2011

       (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 - BE0947727377            Purchase                    60,645                  GBP 0.65               GBP 0.65

           Common - BE0947727377               Sale                      136,789                 GBP 0.65               GBP 0.65

       (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 - BE0947727377               Swap                        LONG                         2340                   GBP 0.65

          Common - BE0947727377               Swap                        LONG                         2689                   GBP 0.65

          Common - BE0947727377               Swap                        LONG                         2890                   GBP 0.65

          Common - BE0947727377               Swap                        LONG                        68225                  GBP 0.65

       (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:                                                                                     04/10/2011

       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                                         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:                                                                                 03/10/2011

       (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                    2,387                  GBP 25.48             GBP 25.45

           Common - GB0055007982               Sale                       16,995                 GBP 25.49             GBP 25.47

       (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                         539                   GBP 25.45

          Common - GB0055007982               Swap                       SHORT                         239                   GBP 25.47

                       Class of                         Product            Nature of dealing          Number of           Price per unit

                      relevant                       description                                         reference securities

                       security                         eg.  CFD

          Common - GB0055007982               Swap                        LONG                           8                     GBP 25.49

          Common - GB0055007982               Swap                        LONG                          562                   GBP 25.49

       (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:                                                                                     04/10/2011

       Contact name:                                                                                         Doug Berwick

       Telephone number:                                                                              +44 20 7995 8859

 


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