SKY Form 8.5 (EPT/RI)

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16/05/2018 11:02
Bank of America Merrill Lynch  -     

Form 8.5 (EPT/RI)


Released 11:02 16-May-2018


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 form relates:
Use a separate form for each offeror/offeree





Sky PLC











(c)



Name of the party to the offer with which exempt principal trader is connected:





Comcast Corp











(d)



Date dealing undertaken:





15/05/2018











(e)



In addition to the company in 1(b) above, is the

exempt principal trader making disclosures in

respect of any other party to this offer?
If it is a cash offer or possible cash offer, state "N/A"





N/A



 











2.



DEALINGS BY THE EXEMPT PRINCIPAL TRADER




 



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.



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



 











(a)



Purchases and sales































Class of relevant security



Purchases/

sales



Total number of securities



Highest price

per unit

paid/received



Lowest price

per unit

paid/received



Common - ISIN GB0001411924



Purchase



138,649



13.695 GBP



13.565 GBP



Common - ISIN GB0001411924



Sale



291,875



13.695 GBP



13.555 GBP



 











(b)



Cash-settled derivative transactions














































































































































Class of

relevant security



Product description

e.g. CFD



Nature of dealing

e.g. opening/closing a

long/short position, increasing/reducing a

long/short position



Number of reference securities



Price per unit



Common - ISIN GB0001411924



Swaps



Short



1



13.697 GBP



Common - ISIN GB0001411924



Swaps



Long



27,490



13.623 GBP



Common - ISIN GB0001411924



Swaps



Long



1,030



13.651 GBP



Common - ISIN GB0001411924



Swaps



Long



3,812



13.651 GBP



Common - ISIN GB0001411924



Swaps



Long



20,158



13.651 GBP



Common - ISIN GB0001411924



Swaps



Long



25,000



13.614 GBP



Common - ISIN GB0001411924



Swaps



Long



86



13.684 GBP



Common - ISIN GB0001411924



Swaps



Long



31



13.684 GBP



Common - ISIN GB0001411924



Swaps



Long



3,397



13.607 GBP



Common - ISIN GB0001411924



Swaps



Short



12,001



13.599 GBP



Common - ISIN GB0001411924



Swaps



Short



2,617



13.639 GBP



Common - ISIN GB0001411924



Swaps



Short



1,317



13.639 GBP



Common - ISIN GB0001411924



Swaps



Short



13,551



13.588 GBP



Common - ISIN GB0001411924



Swaps



Short



5,524



13.664 GBP



Common - ISIN GB0001411924



Swaps



Long



2,059



13.695 GBP



Common - ISIN GB0001411924



Swaps



Long



92,455



13.629 GBP



Common - ISIN GB0001411924



Swaps



Long



6,695



13.634 GBP



Common - ISIN GB0001411924



Swaps



Short



6,695



13.695 GBP



 











(c)



Stock-settled derivative transactions (including options)













(i)



Writing, selling, purchasing or varying




























Class

of

relevant security



Product description e.g. call option



Writing, purchasing, selling, varying etc.



Number

of

securities to which option relates



Exercise

price

per unit



Type

e.g. American, European etc.



Expiry date



Option money paid/ received per unit



N/A



N/A



N/A



N/A



N/A



N/A



N/A



N/A



 











(ii)



Exercise























Class of relevant security



Product description

e.g. call option



Exercising/

exercised

against



Number of

securities



Exercise Price per

unit



N/A



N/A



N/A



N/A



N/A



 











(d)



Other dealings (including subscribing for new securities)





















Class of relevant security



Nature of dealing

e.g. subscription, conversion



Details



Price per unit (if applicable)



N/A



N/A



N/A



N/A



 











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:
Irrevocable commitments and letters of intent should not be included. If there are no such agreements, arrangements or understandings, state "none"



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"



None



 


















Date of disclosure:



16/05/2018



Contact name:



Harshini Gopa



Telephone number:



+44207 996 3410



 


Public disclosures under Rule 8 of the Code must be made to a Regulatory Information

Service.



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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