REG - Lloyds Banking GroupBAE SYSTEMS PLC - Form 8.3 - BAE Systems Plc

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RNS Number : 3557N
Lloyds Banking Group PLC
27 September 2012
 

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")

 

1.         KEY INFORMATION

 

(a) Identity of the person whose positions/dealings are being disclosed:

Lloyds Banking Group plc and its subsidiaries

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


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

     Use a separate form for each offeror/offeree

BAE Systems 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:

26 September 2012

(f)  Has the discloser previously disclosed, or are they today disclosing, under the Code in respect of any other party to this offer?

Yes

Also have holdings in offeror EADS N.V.

 

 

2.         POSITIONS OF THE PERSON MAKING THE DISCLOSURE

 

(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 GBP0.025

 

 

Interests

Short positions

Number

%

Number

%

(1) Relevant securities owned and/or controlled:

 

71,227,971

 

2.192%



(2) Derivatives (other than options):





(3) Options and agreements to purchase/sell:





 

     TOTAL:

 

71,227,971 *

 

2.192%



 

* Difference in position of 1,606 shares due to transfers out

 

 

(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:


 

 

 

 

 

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

 

(a)        Purchases and sales

 

Class of relevant security

Purchase/sale

 

Number of securities

Price per unit

Ord GBP0.025

Sale

426

£3.211









 

 

(b)        Derivatives transactions (other than options)

 

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


 

 




 

(c)        Options transactions in respect of existing securities

 

(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)        Exercising

 

Class of relevant security

Product description

e.g. call option

Number of securities

Exercise price per unit




 

 

 

(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)


 

 



 

 

 

 

 

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:

 

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:

 

None

 

 

(c)        Attachments

 

Is a Supplemental Form 8 (Open Positions) attached?

NO

 

 

Date of disclosure:

27 September 2012

Contact name:

Andrew Kellett

Telephone number:

0113 235 7729

 

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 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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