BkofA Merrill Lynch Form 8.3 - Cooper Industries PLC

  BkofA Merrill Lynch - Form 8.3 - Cooper Industries PLC

RNS Number : 1447R
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
14 November 2012




                                                                      FORM 8.3



                             IRISH TAKEOVER PANEL

       DISCLOSURES UNDER RULE 8.3 OF THE IRISH TAKEOVER PANEL ACT,1997,
                       TAKEOVER RULES,2007 (AS AMENDED)

          DEALINGS BY PERSONS WITH INTERESTS IN RELEVANT SECURITIES
                           REPRESENTING 1% OR MORE



1. KEY INFORMATION

Name of person dealing(Note 1)       MERRILL LYNCH, PIERCE, FENNER & SMITH
                                     INCORPORATED
Company dealt in                     Cooper Industries PLC
Class of relevant security to which
the                                  Common - IE00B40K9117
dealings being disclosed relate(Note
2)
Date of dealing                      13/11/2012



2. INTERESTS AND SHORT POSITIONS

(a) Interest and short positions(following dealing) in the class of relevant
    security
    dealt in(Note 3)

Class of relevant security: Common           IE00B40K9117
                                             Long             Short
                                             Number    %      Number    %
(1) Relevant securities                      4,146,027 2.563% 844,189   0.522%
(2) Derivatives (other than options):        0         0%     2,552,712 1.578%
(3) Options and agreements to purchase/sell: 0         0%     0         0%
Total                                        4,146,027 2.563% 3,396,901 2.1%



(b) Interests and short positions in relevant securities of the company, other
    than the class dealt in(Note 3)

Class of relevant security:
                                             Long      Short
                                             Number %  Number %
(1) Relevant securities                      0      0% 0      0%
(2) Derivatives (other than options):        0      0% 0      0%
(3) Options and agreements to purchase/sell: 0      0% 0      0%
Total                                        0      0% 0      0%

3. DEALINGS (Note 4)

(a) Purchases and Sales

Purchase/sale Number of relevant securities Price per unit (Note 5)
Purchase      100                           76.625 USD
Purchase      200                           76.626 USD
Purchase      100                           76.63 USD
Purchase      100                           76.69 USD
Purchase      2                             76.71 USD
Purchase      600,000                       76.73 USD
Purchase      100                           76.74 USD
Purchase      100                           76.8 USD
Sale          100                           76.07 USD
Sale          27                            76.75 USD
Sale          13                            76.85 USD



(b) Derivatives transactions(other than options transactions)

Product name, Nature of transaction Number of relevant          Price per unit
e.g. CFD      (Note 6)              securities                  (Note 5)
                                    (Note 7)
    Swaps             Short                   300,000             76.73 USD



(c) Options transactions in respect of existing relevant securities

(i) Writing, selling, purchasing or varying

                                                                       Option
 Product    Writing,        Number of               Type, e.g.         money
  name,     selling,   securities to which Exercise American,  Expiry  paid/
e.g. call purchasing,  the option relates   price    European   date  received
 option   varying etc.      (Note 7)                   etc            per unit
                                                                      (Note 5)
   N/A        N/A              N/A           N/A       N/A      N/A     N/A



(ii) Exercising

Product name,    Number of securities Exercise price per
e.g. call option                      unit (Note 5)
      N/A                N/A                 N/A



(d) Other dealings (including transactions in respect of new securities) (Note
    4)

Nature or transaction Details Price per unit
(Note 8)                      (if applicable) (Note 5)
       Borrow         212,600           N/A
        Loan          36,300            N/A



4. OTHER INFORMATION



Agreements, arrangements or understandings relating to options or derivatives



Full details of any agreement, arrangement or understanding between the person
disclosing and any other person relating to the voting rights of any relevant
securities under any option referred to on this form or relating to the voting
rights
or future acquisition or disposal of any relevant securities to which any
derivative
referred to on this form is referenced. If none, this should be stated.
None



Is a Supplemental Form 8 attached? (Note 9) No

Date of disclosure:                       14/11/2012
Contact name:                             Sarah Turner
Telephone number:                         0207 996 3416
If connected EFM, name of offeree/offerer
with which connected
If a connected EFM,state nature of
connection(Note 10)



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