AERL: Norges Bank: Form 8.3 - Aer Lingus

  AERL: Norges Bank: Form 8.3 - Aer Lingus

UK Regulatory Announcement

LONDON

  FORM 8.3

  

  IRISH TAKEOVER PANEL

  

  DISCLOSURE 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)             Norges Bank
 Company dealt in                             Aer Lingus Group Plc
  Class of relevant security to which the      Common stock
 dealings being disclosed relate (Note 2)
                                               ISIN IE00B1CMPN86
 Date of dealing                              31 January 2013
  

  2. INTERESTS AND SHORT POSITIONS

  

  (a) Interests and short positions (following dealing) in the class of
  relevant security dealt in (Note 3)
                                             Long               Short
                                             Number (%)          Number (%)
 (1) Relevant securities                      6,223,413 (1.17%)   
 (2) Derivatives (other than options)                            
 (3) Options and agreements to                                   
  purchase/sell
 Total                                        6,223,413 (1.17%)   
 (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                                         
 (2) Derivatives (other than options)                            
 (3) Options and agreements to                                   
  purchase/sell
 Total                                                           
  

  

  

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  3. DEALINGS (Note 4)

 

  (a) Purchases and sales
 Purchase/sale      Number of relevant securities     Price per unit (Note 5)
 Purchase            1,300,000                          1.27 EUR
  

  (b) Derivatives transactions (other than options transactions)
                 Nature of        Number of relevant          Price per unit
  Product        transaction      securities
 name, e.g.                                               
  CFD                            
                                                              (Note 5)
                 (Note 6)         (Note 7)
                                                          
  

  (c) Options transactions in respect of existing relevant securities

  

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

 

  (ii) Exercising
 Product name,       Number of securities               Exercise price per unit
  e.g. call option                                       (Note 5)
                                                      
  

 

  (d) Other dealings (including transactions in respect of new securities) (Note 4)
  Nature of                                              Price per unit
 transaction         Details
                                                         (if applicable) (Note 5)
  (Note 8)
                                                      
  

  

  

  

  

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  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) YES/NO
 Date of disclosure                                1 February 2013
 Contact name                                       Stanislav Boiadjiev
 Telephone number                                   +47 2407 3142
 If a connected EFM, name of                        
  offeree/offeror with which connected
 If a connected EFM, state nature of                
  connection (Note 10)
  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

 

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

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Contact:

Norges Bank