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Tuesday 26 June, 2012

HSBC Bank Plc

HSBC Bank Plc : Form 8.5 (EPT/NON-RI) - Interna...

HSBC Bank Plc : Form 8.5 (EPT/NON-RI) - International Power Plc

FORM 8.5 (EPT/NON-RI)

PUBLIC OPENING POSITION DISCLOSURE/DEALING DISCLOSURE BY AN
EXEMPT PRINCIPAL TRADER WITHOUT RECOGNISED INTERMEDIARY ("RI") STATUS (OR WHERE RI STATUS IS NOT APPLICABLE)
Rule 8.5 of the Takeover Code (the "Code")

1.         KEY INFORMATION

(a) Name of exempt principal trader: HSBC Bank Plc
(b) Name of offeror/offeree in relation to whose relevant securities this form relates:
     Use a separate form for each offeror/offeree
International Power Plc
(c) Name of the party to the offer with which exempt principal trader is connected:GDF Suez S.A
(d) Date position held/dealing undertaken: 25th June 2012
(e) Has the EPT previously disclosed, or is it today disclosing, under the Code in respect of any other party to this offer? NO

2.         POSITIONS OF THE EXEMPT PRINCIPAL TRADER

(a)        Interests and short positions in the relevant securities of the offeror or offeree to which the disclosure relates following the dealing (if any)

Class of relevant security: Ordinary
InterestsShort positions
Number%Number%
(1) Relevant securities owned and/or controlled:10,557,051 0.21%
(2) Derivatives (other than options):
(3) Options and agreements to purchase/sell:
     TOTAL:10,557,051 0.21%

All interests and all short positions should be disclosed.

Details of any open derivative or option positions, or agreements to purchase or sell relevant securities, should be given on a Supplemental Form 8 (Open Positions).

(b)        Rights to subscribe for new securities (including directors' and other executive options)

Class of relevant security in relation to which subscription right exists:
Details, including nature of the rights concerned and relevant percentages:

If there are positions or rights to subscribe to disclose in more than one class of relevant securities of the offeror or offeree named in 1(b), copy table 2(a) or (b) (as appropriate) for each additional class of relevant security.

 

3.         DEALINGS (IF ANY) BY THE EXEMPT PRINCIPAL TRADER

(a)        Purchases and sales

Class of relevant securityPurchase/saleNumber of securitiesPrice per unit (GBX)

           

OrdinarySale 7,202 417.6
OrdinarySale 10 417.5
OrdinarySale 17,420 417.5
OrdinarySale 15,488 417.6
OrdinarySale 2,738 417.5
OrdinarySale 3,523 417.6
OrdinarySale 79 417.6
OrdinarySale 2,150 417.6
OrdinarySale 4,832 417.5
OrdinarySale 21,477 417.6

                                                                                                                                               
(b)        Derivatives transactions (other than options)

Class of relevant securityProduct description
e.g. CFD
Nature of dealing
e.g. opening/closing a long/short position, increasing/reducing a long/short position
Number of reference securitiesPrice per unit

(c)        Options transactions in respect of existing securities

(i)         Writing, selling, purchasing or varying

Class of relevant securityProduct description e.g. call optionWriting, purchasing, selling, varying etc.Number of securities to which option relatesExercise price per unitType
e.g. American, European etc.
Expiry dateOption money paid/ received per unit

(ii)        Exercising

Class of relevant securityProduct description
e.g. call option
Number of securitiesExercise price per unit

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

Class of relevant securityNature of dealing
e.g. subscription, conversion
DetailsPrice per unit (if applicable)

The currency of all prices and other monetary amounts should be stated.

Where there have been dealings in more than one class of relevant securities of the offeror or offeree named in 1(b), copy table 3(a), (b), (c) or (d) (as appropriate) for each additional class of relevant security dealt in.

4.         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:
If there are no such agreements, arrangements or understandings, state "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:
If there are no such agreements, arrangements or understandings, state "none"

(c)        Attachments

Is a Supplemental Form 8 (Open Positions) attached? NO

Date of disclosure:
26th June 2012
Contact name:
Linh Trang
Telephone number:
020 799 13693

 

Public disclosures under Rule 8 of the Code must be made to a Regulatory Information Service and must also be emailed to the Takeover Panel at [email protected].  he Panel's Market Surveillance Unit is available for consultation in relation to the Code's dealing disclosure requirements on +44 (0)20 7638 0129.
The Code can be viewed on the Panel's website at www.thetakeoverpanel.org.uk.





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