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BlackRock Group - Form 8.3 - Royal Dutch Shell PLC

RNS Number : 6744M
BlackRock Group
08 May 2015
 

FORM 8.3

 

PUBLIC OPENING POSITION DISCLOSURE/DEALING DISCLOSURE BY

A PERSON WITH INTERESTS IN RELEVANT SECURITIES REPRESENTING 1% OR MORE

Rule 8.3 of the Takeover Code (the "Code")

4. (c) Supplemental Form 8 (Open Positions) attached

 

1.         KEY INFORMATION

 

(a) Full name of discloser:

BlackRock, Inc.

(b) Owner or controller of interests and short positions disclosed, if different from 1(a):

     The naming of nominee or vehicle companies is insufficient.  For a trust, the trustee(s), settlor and beneficiaries must be named.

N/A

(c) Name of offeror/offeree in relation to whose relevant securities this form relates:

     Use a separate form for each offeror/offeree

Royal Dutch Shell PLC

(d) If an exempt fund manager connected with an offeror/offeree, state this and specify identity of offeror/offeree:


(e) Date position held/dealing undertaken:

     For an opening position disclosure, state the latest practicable date prior to the disclosure

07 May 2015

(f)  In addition to the company in 1(c) above, is the discloser making disclosures in respect of any other party to the offer?

     If it is a cash offer or possible cash offer, state "N/A"

Yes, BG Group PLC

 

2.         POSITIONS OF THE PERSON MAKING THE DISCLOSURE

 

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(c), copy table 2(a) or (b) (as appropriate) for each additional class of relevant security.

 

(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:

 

EUR 0.07 A ordinary

 

 

Interests

Short positions

Number

%

Number

%

(1) Relevant securities owned and/or controlled:

261,567,788

6.71%

0

0.00%

(2) Cash-settled derivatives:

 

847,755

0.02%

290,001

0.00%

(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options) and agreements to purchase/sell:

0

0.00%

383,500

0.00%

 

     TOTAL:

262,415,543

6.73%

673,501

0.01%

 

 

 

 

 

Class of relevant security:

 

EUR 0.07 B ordinary

 

 

Interests

Short positions

Number

%

Number

%

(1) Relevant securities owned and/or controlled:

204,585,390

8.38%

0

0.00%

(2) Cash-settled derivatives:

 

2,332,013

0.09%

15,448

0.00%

(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options) and agreements to purchase/sell:

0

0.00%

0

0.00%

 

     TOTAL:

206,917,403

8.47%

15,448

0.00%

 

All interests and all short positions should be disclosed.

 

Details of any open stock-settled derivative positions (including traded options), 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 employee options)

 

Class of relevant security in relation to which subscription right exists:


Details, including nature of the rights concerned and relevant percentages:


 

3.         DEALINGS (IF ANY) BY THE PERSON MAKING THE DISCLOSURE

 

Where there have been dealings in more than one class of relevant securities of the offeror or offeree named in 1(c), copy table 3(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 - EUR 0.07 A ordinary

 

Class of relevant security

Purchase/sale

 

Number of securities

Price per unit

EUR 0.07 A ordinary

Purchase

76,614

GBP 20.4300

EUR 0.07 A ordinary

Purchase

171,409

GBP 20.4582

EUR 0.07 A ordinary

Purchase

238

GBP 20.6321

EUR 0.07 A ordinary

Purchase

3,440

GBP 20.7441

EUR 0.07 A ordinary

Purchase

14,130

GBP 20.8250

EUR 0.07 A ordinary

Purchase

2,014

EUR 27.7150

EUR 0.07 A ordinary

Sale

25,289

GBP 20.4300

EUR 0.07 A ordinary

Sale

17,514

GBP 20.8250

EUR 0.07 A ordinary

Sale

109,333

EUR 27.4921

EUR 0.07 A ordinary

Sale

4,096

EUR 27.6801

EUR 0.07 A ordinary

Sale

30,621

EUR 27.7150

A ADS*

Sale

3,851

USD 62.1200

*Each A ADS represents 2 ordinary A shares

 

 

 

 

 

(a)        Purchases and sales - EUR 0.07 B ordinary

 

Class of relevant security

Purchase/sale

 

Number of securities

Price per unit

EUR 0.07 B ordinary

Purchase

53,354

GBP 20.6800

EUR 0.07 B ordinary

Purchase

137,099

GBP 20.7770

EUR 0.07 B ordinary

Purchase

9,644

GBP 20.8000

EUR 0.07 B ordinary

Purchase

209,655

GBP 20.8335

EUR 0.07 B ordinary

Purchase

1,572

GBP 21.0322

EUR 0.07 B ordinary

Purchase

9,435

GBP 21.2150

EUR 0.07 B ordinary

Sale

31,094

GBP 20.6637

EUR 0.07 B ordinary

Sale

19,821

GBP 20.6800

EUR 0.07 B ordinary

Sale

23,933

GBP 20.9300

EUR 0.07 B ordinary

Sale

11,592

GBP 21.2150

ADS

Sale

2,402

USD 63.0100

*Each B ADS represents 2 ordinary B shares

 

(b)        Cash-settled derivative transactions - EUR 0.07 A ordinary

 

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


 

 




 

(b)        Cash-settled derivative transactions - EUR 0.07 B ordinary

 

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

EUR 0.07 B ordinary

CFD

Increasing Long

457

GBP 20.7960

EUR 0.07 B ordinary

CFD

Reducing Long

1,768

GBP 20.6609

EUR 0.07 B ordinary

CFD

Reducing Long

770

GBP 20.7359

 

(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









 

(ii)        Exercise

 

Class of relevant security

Product description

e.g. call option

Exercising/ exercised against

Number of securities

Exercise price per unit





 

 

 

(d)        Other dealings (including subscribing for new securities) - EUR 0.07 A ordinary

 

Class of relevant security

Nature of dealing

e.g. subscription, conversion

Details

Price per unit (if applicable)

EUR 0.07 A ordinary

Transfer In of Shares

6,612

GBP 20.4300

EUR 0.07 A ordinary

Transfer In of Shares

185,417

EUR 28.1350

 

(d)        Other dealings (including subscribing for new securities) - EUR 0.07 B ordinary

 

Class of relevant security

Nature of dealing

e.g. subscription, conversion

Details

Price per unit (if applicable)

EUR 0.07 B ordinary

Transfer In of Shares

7,200

GBP 20.6800

EUR 0.07 B ordinary

Transfer In of ADSs*

1,335


*Each B ADS represents 2 ordinary B shares

 

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 person 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 person 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.

 

(c)        Attachments

 

Is a Supplemental Form 8 (Open Positions) attached?

Yes

 

 

Date of disclosure:

08 May 2015

Contact name:

Gareth Slade

Telephone number:

+44 20 7743 2536

 

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 monitoring@disclosure.org.uk.  The Panel's Market Surveillance Unit is available for consultation in relation to the Code's disclosure requirements on +44 (0)20 7638 0129.

 

The Code can be viewed on the Panel's website at www.thetakeoverpanel.org.uk

 

 

 

 

 

 

SUPPLEMENTAL FORM 8 (OPEN POSITIONS)

 

DETAILS OF OPEN STOCK-SETTLED DERIVATIVE (INCLUDING OPTION) POSITIONS, AGREEMENTS TO PURCHASE OR SELL ETC.

Note 5(i) on Rule 8 of the Takeover Code (the "Code")

 

 

1.         KEY INFORMATION

 

Full name of person making disclosure:

BlackRock, Inc.

Name of offeror/offeree in relation to whose relevant securities the disclosure relates:

Royal Dutch Shell PLC

 

2.         STOCK-SETTLED DERIVATIVES (INCLUDING OPTIONS)

 

Class of relevant security

Product description e.g. call option

Written or purchased

Number of securities to which option or derivative relates

Exercise price per unit

Type

e.g. American, European etc.

Expiry date

A ADSs

Call

Written

191,000

USD

63.96

European

28/05/2015

A ADSs

Call

Written

192,500

USD

65.00

American

15/05/2015

 

3.         AGREEMENTS TO PURCHASE OR SELL ETC.

 

Full details should be given so that the nature of the interest or position can be fully understood:

 

 

 

 

 

 

It is not necessary to provide details on a Supplemental Form (Open Positions) with regard to cash-settled derivatives.

 

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

 

The Panel's Market Surveillance Unit is available for consultation in relation to the Code's 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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