Company name Lloyds Banking Group
Headline Form 8.3 - Petrolceltic International Plc


RNS Number : 4844K
Lloyds Banking Group PLC
21 August 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

Petroceltic International 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:

20 August 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 offeree Melrose Resources plc

 

 

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:

 

€0.0125 ordinary

 

 

Interests

Short positions

Number

%

Number

%

(1) Relevant securities owned and/or controlled:

 

64,992,837

 

2.743%



(2) Derivatives (other than options):





(3) Options and agreements to purchase/sell:





 

     TOTAL:

 

64,992,837

 

2.743%



 

 

 

(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

€0.0125 ordinary

Sale

297,885.00

£0.075









 

 

(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