REG-Form 8.5 (EPT/RI) - Kier Group plc
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For best results when printing this announcement, please click on the link below: http://pdf.reuters.com/htmlnews/8knews.asp?i=43059c3bf0e37541&u=urn:newsml:reuters.com:20130408:nHUGd1p2 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: Investec Bank Plc (b) Name of offeror/offeree in relation to whose relevant securities this form relates: Kier Group Plc Use a separate form for each offeror/offeree (c) Name of the party to the offer with which exempt principal trader is connected: Broker to Costain Group Plc (d) Date dealing undertaken: 5th April 2013 (e) Has the EPT previously disclosed, or is it today disclosing, under the Code in respect of any other party to this offer? YES 2. DEALINGS BY THE EXEMPT PRINCIPAL TRADER (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 Ordinary Shares Purchases 2,920 1,158.8p 1,158p Ordinary Shares Sales 2,920 1,160.5p 1,158p (b) Derivatives transactions (other than options) Class of relevant security Product description Nature of dealing Number of reference securities Price per unit e.g. CFD e.g. opening/closing a long/short position, increasing/reducing a long/short position (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 Expiry date Option money paid/ received per unit e.g. American, European etc. (ii) Exercising Class of relevant security Product description Number of securities Exercise price per unit e.g. call option (d) Other dealings (including subscribing for new securities) Class of relevant security Nature of dealing Details Price per unit (if applicable) e.g. subscription, conversion 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: 8th April 2013 Contact name: Gary Darch Telephone number: 020 7597 4549 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@example.com mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org . 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 http://www.thetakeoverpanel.org.uk/ . ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- This announcement is distributed by Thomson Reuters on behalf of Thomson Reuters clients. The owner of this announcement warrants that: (i) the releases contained herein are protected by copyright and other applicable laws; and (ii) they are solely responsible for the content, accuracy and originality of the information contained therein. Source: Investec Bank plc via Thomson Reuters ONE HUG#1691094