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Thursday 19 November, 2015

HSBC Bank Plc

HSBC Bank Plc : Form 8.5 (EPT/RI) - INNOVATION GROUP PLC

HSBC Bank Plc : Form 8.5 (EPT/RI) - INNOVATION GROUP PLC

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: 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
INNOVATION GROUP PLC
(c) Name of the party to the offer with which exempt principal trader is connected: THE CARLYLE GROUP
(d) Date dealing undertaken: 18th November 2015
(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.         DEALINGS BY THE EXEMPT PRINCIPAL TRADER

(a)        Purchases and sales

Class of relevant securityPurchases/ sales

 
Total number of securitiesHighest price per unit paid/receivedLowest price per unit paid/received
Ordinary Shares Sale 252,035 40.00 p 40.00 p

(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
 Ordinary Shares Equity Swap Reducing a short position 205,224 40.00 p

(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 2(a), (b), (c) or (d) (as appropriate) for each additional class of relevant security dealt in.

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:
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"
 

 

Date of disclosure:
19th November 2015
Contact name:
Dilip Gupta
Telephone number:
0207 088 2000

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].  The 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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Source: HSBC Bank Plc via Globenewswire

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