UBS AG (EPT) Form 8.5 (EPT/RI)

  UBS AG (EPT) - Form 8.5 (EPT/RI)

RNS Number : 5648D
UBS AG (EPT)
17 May 2012




                                                             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:                      UBS AG London Branch
(b) Name of offeror/offeree in relation to whose relevant  Cable and Wireless
securities this form relates:                                Worldwide Plc

 Use a separate form for each offeror/offeree
(c) Name of the party to the offer with which exempt       Vodafone Group Plc
principal trader is connected:
(d) Date dealing undertaken:                                  16 May 2012
(e) Has the EPT previously disclosed, or is it today               NO
disclosing, under the Code in respect of any other party
to this offer?                                                     



2. DEALINGS BY THE EXEMPT PRINCIPAL TRADER



(a) Purchases and sales



 Class of   Purchases/ Total number  Highest price per unit  Lowest price per
 relevant     sales    of securities     paid/received      unit paid/received
 security
                
5p ordinary Buy        3006760       0.34100 GBP     0.33525 GBP

            
5p ordinary Sell       2739624       0.34300 GBP     0.33525 GBP

            



   Class of    Purchases/ Total number  Highest price per    Lowest price per
   relevant      sales         of       unit paid/received  unit paid/received
   security                securities
                   
Convertible    Buy        300000       104.00000 GBP 104.00000
bonds due 2014                                              GBP
               







(b) Derivatives transactions (other than options)



 Class of     Product           Nature of dealing         Number of  Price per
 relevant   description                                   reference    unit
 security               e.g. opening/closing a long/short securities
             e.g. CFD    position, increasing/reducing a
                               long/short position
5p ordinary CFD         Long                              975402     0.3391

                                                                    GBP
5p ordinary CFD         Long                              466318     0.340172

                                                                    GBP
5p ordinary CFD         Short                             932636     0.340172

                                                                    GBP
5p ordinary CFD         Short                             487701     0.3391

                                                                    GBP



(c) Options transactions in respect of existing securities



(i) Writing, selling, purchasing or varying



Class of   Product    Writing,   Number of  Exercise   Type    Expiry  Option
relevant description purchasing, securities  price              date   money
security  e.g. call   selling,    to which  per unit   e.g.            paid/
           option      varying     option            American,        received
                        etc.      relates            European         per unit
                                                       etc.



(ii) Exercising



 Class of relevant  Product description      Number of      Exercise price per
     security                               securities             unit
                     e.g. call option
                                                            

                                                            



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



 Class of relevant       Nature of dealing     Details   Price per unit (if
      security                                               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 "


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"


None





        Date of disclosure: 17 May 2012
        Contact name:       Gemma Crewdson
        Telephone number:   +44 (0)20 7568 1245



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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