REG-Putnam Investments Form 8.3 - Elan Corporation plc

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   FORM 8.3                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
   
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           
   
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           
   
IRISH TAKEOVER PANEL                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       
   
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           
   
DISCLOSURE UNDER RULE 8.3 OF THE IRISH TAKEOVER PANEL ACT, 1997, TAKEOVER RULES, 2007 (AS AMENDED)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         
   
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           
   
DEALINGS BY PERSONS WITH INTERESTS IN RELEVANT SECURITIES REPRESENTING 1% OR MORE                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          
   
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           
   
1. KEY INFORMATION                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         
   Name of person dealing (Note 1)                                                                            Great-West Life & Annuity Insurance Company, I.G. Investment Management, Mackenzie Financial Corporation, PanAgora Asset Management Inc. and Putnam Investments, LLC, all of which are investment management subsidiaries of Power Corporation of Canada         
   Company dealt in                                                                                           Elan Corporation plc                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             
   Class of relevant security to which the dealings being disclosed relate (Note 2)                           Common & ADR                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     
   Date of dealing                                                                                            3 April 2013                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     
   2. INTERESTS AND SHORT POSITIONS                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
   
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           
   
(a) Interests and short positions (following dealing) in the class of relevant security dealt in (Note 3)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                              Long                                                                                                                                                                      Short                                                                                  
                                                                                                              Number (%)                                                                                                                                                                Number (%)                                                                             
   (1) Relevant securities                                                                                    15,536,387 (2.60%)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
   (2) Derivatives (other than options)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        
   (3) Options and agreements to purchase/sell                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
   Total                                                                                                      15,536,387 (2.60%)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
   (b) Interests and short positions in relevant securities of the company, other than the class dealt in (Note 3)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             
   Class of relevant security:                                                                                Long                                                                                                                                                                      Short                                                                                  
                                                                                                              Number (%)                                                                                                                                                                Number (%)                                                                             
   (1) Relevant securities                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     
   (2) Derivatives (other than options)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        
   (3) Options and agreements to purchase/sell                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
   Total                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       


   3. DEALINGS (Note 4)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    
   
(a) Purchases and sales                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         
   Purchase/sale                                                                         Number of relevant securities                                                                                                                 Price per unit (Note 5)                                                                      
   Sale                                                                                  183,700                                                                                                                                       $11.55 USD                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    
   (b) Derivatives transactions (other than options transactions)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
   Product name, e.g. CFD                                          Nature of transaction                                                               Number of relevant securities                                                                          Price per unit                                                        
                                                                   
                                                                                   
                                                                                                      
                                                                     
                                                                   
(Note 6)                                                                           
(Note 7)                                                                                              
(Note 5)                                                             
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    
   (c) Options transactions in respect of existing relevant securities                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
   
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                
   
(i) Writing, selling, purchasing or varying                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     
   Product name, e.g. call option            Writing, selling, purchasing, varying etc.                    Number of securities to which the option relates (Note 7)                Exercise price         Type, e.g. American, European etc.                 Expiry date           Option money paid/received per unit (Note 5)    
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    
   (ii) Exercising                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  
   Product name, e.g. call option                                                        Number of securities                                                                                                                          Exercise price per unit (Note 5)                                                             
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    
   (d) Other dealings (including transactions in respect of new securities) (Note 4)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                
   Nature of transaction                                                                 Details                                                                                                                                       Price per unit                                                                               
   (Note 8)                                                                                                                                                                                                                            (if applicable) (Note 5)                                                                     


   4. OTHER INFORMATION                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           
   
Agreements, arrangements or understandings relating to options or derivatives                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          
   Full details of any agreement, arrangement or understanding between the person disclosing and any other person relating to the voting rights of any relevant securities under any option referred to on this form or relating to the voting rights or future acquisition or disposal of any relevant securities to which any derivative referred to on this form is referenced. If none, this should be stated.         
   None                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    
   Is a Supplemental Form 8 attached? (Note 9) No                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          
   Date of disclosure                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              4 April 2013                                                                                                                            
   Contact name                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Jeff DiBuono                                                                                                                            
   Telephone number                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                1-617-760-5156                                                                                                                          
   If a connected EFM, name of offeree/offeror with which connected                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        
   If a connected EFM, state nature of connection (Note 10)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                


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