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

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

RNS Number : 5958O
UBS AG (EPT)
12 October 2012




                                                         FORM 8.5 (EPT/NON-RI)

                                      

         PUBLIC OPENING POSITION DISCLOSURE/DEALING DISCLOSURE BY AN

  EXEMPT PRINCIPAL TRADER WITHOUT RECOGNISED INTERMEDIARY ("RI") STATUS (OR
                      WHERE RI STATUS IS NOT APPLICABLE)

                  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      African Barrick Gold Plc
relevant securities this form relates:

 Use a separate form for each offeror/offeree
(c) Name of the party to the offer with which exempt  African Barrick Gold
principal trader is connected:                        Plc
(d) Date position held/dealing undertaken:            11 October 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. POSITIONS OF THE EXEMPT PRINCIPAL TRADER



(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:


                                                 Interests   Short positions

                                                Number   %    Number    %
(1) Relevant securities owned and/or controlled:  870   0.00%    0     0.00%
(2) Derivatives (other than options):              0    0.00%    0     0.00%
(3) Options and agreements to purchase/sell:       0    0.00%    0     0.00%
                                                 870   0.00%    0     0.00%

 TOTAL:



All interests and all short positions should be disclosed.



Details of any open derivative or option positions, or agreements to  purchase 
or sell relevant securities,  should be given on  a Supplemental Form 8  (Open 
Positions).



(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:



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(b),  copy 
table 2(a)  or (b)  (as appropriate)  for each  additional class  of  relevant 
security.



3. DEALINGS (IF ANY) BY THE EXEMPT PRINCIPAL TRADER



(a) Purchases and sales



   Class of relevant     Purchase/sale Number of securities   Price per unit
        security
                               
10p Ordinary             Sell          104                  4.70900 GBP

                         
10p Ordinary             Sell          141                  4.75000 GBP

                         
10p Ordinary             Sell          90                   4.75200 GBP

                         
10p Ordinary             Sell          85                   4.82900 GBP

                         
                         TOTAL BUY :   0

                         
                         TOTAL SALE :  420

                         



(b) Derivatives transactions (other than options)



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

         



(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 3(a), (b), (c) or (d)  (as 
appropriate) for each additional class of relevant security dealt in.



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 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





(c) Attachments



Is a Supplemental Form 8 (Open Positions) attached? NO





        Date of disclosure:  12 October 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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