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Form 8 (DD) - Shire plc

FORM 8 (DD)

PUBLIC DEALING DISCLOSURE BY A PARTY TO AN OFFER OR PERSON ACTING IN CONCERT (INCLUDING DEALINGS FOR THE ACCOUNT OF DISCRETIONARY INVESTMENT CLIENTS)
Rules 8.1, 8.2 and 8.4 of the Takeover Code (the “Code”)

1.         KEY INFORMATION

(a) Full name of discloser:Shire plc
(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.
Morgan Stanley & Co. International plc holds 14 American Depositary Shares (“ADSs”) as nominee for, and on behalf of, Shire plc
(c) Name of offeror/offeree in relation to whose relevant securities this form relates:
  Use a separate form for each offeror/offeree
Shire plc
(d) Status of person making the disclosure:
  e.g. offeror, offeree, person acting in concert with the offeror/offeree (specify name of offeror/offeree)
Offeree (Shire plc)
(e) Date dealing undertaken:23 November 2018
(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”
NO

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

Class of relevant security:

 
 
 

 
InterestsShort positions
Number%Number%
(1) Relevant securities owned and/or controlled:Nil0Nil0
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:

 
Nil0Nil0
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options) and agreements to purchase/sell:Nil0Nil0
 

  TOTAL:
Nil0Nil0

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).

Details of any securities borrowing and lending positions or financial collateral arrangements should be disclosed on a Supplemental Form 8 (SBL).

(b)        Rights to subscribe for new securities (including directors’ and other employee options)

Class of relevant security in relation to which subscription right exists:N/A
Details, including nature of the rights concerned and relevant percentages:N/A

3.         DEALINGS 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

(i)         Party to an offer or person acting in concert (except for a principal trader in the same group as a connected adviser)

Class of relevant securityPurchase/sale

 
Number of securitiesPrice per unit
Ordinary shares of 5p eachDisposal of ADSs42(1)$176.25(2)

(1) Ordinary shares in the form of ADSs. One ADS is equivalent to three ordinary shares of 5p each.
(2) Price applicable to an ADS.

(ii)        Principal trader where the sole reason for the connection is that the principal trader is in the same group as a connected adviser

Class of relevant securityPurchases/ sales

 
Total number of securitiesHighest price per unit paid/receivedLowest price per unit paid/received
N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A

(b)        Cash-settled derivative transactions

Class of relevant securityProduct description
e.g. CFD
Nature of dealing
e.g. opening/closing a long/short position, increasing/reducing a long/short position
Number of reference securitiesPrice per unit
N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A

(c)        Stock-settled derivative transactions (including options)

(i)         Writing, selling, purchasing or varying

Class of relevant securityProduct description e.g. call optionWriting, purchasing, selling, varying etc.Number of securities to which option relatesExercise price per unitType
e.g. American, European etc.
Expiry dateOption money paid/ received per unit
N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A

(ii)        Exercise

Class of relevant securityProduct description
e.g. call option
Exercising/ exercised againstNumber of securitiesExercise price per unit
N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A

(d)        Other dealings (including subscribing for new securities)

Class of relevant securityNature of dealing
e.g. subscription, conversion
DetailsPrice per unit (if applicable)
N/AN/AN/AN/A

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 party to the offer or person acting in concert making the disclosure and any other person:
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 party to the offer or person acting in concert 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

Are any Supplemental Forms attached?

Supplemental Form 8 (Open Positions)NO
Supplemental Form 8 (SBL)NO


Date of disclosure:26 November 2018
Contact name:Stephen Williams, Deputy Company Secretary
Telephone number:+44 (0)125 689 4003

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.

Monday, November 26, 2018 - 07:00