INVESTEC ASSET MANAGEMENT LIMITED: Form 8.3 - Aer Lingus Group Plc

INVESTEC ASSET MANAGEMENT LIMITED: Form 8.3 - Aer Lingus Group Plc
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)                          Investec Asset      
                                                         Management Limited  


                                                                         
Company dealt in                                         Aer Lingus Group plc 
                                                                         
Class of relevant security to which the dealings being   Ordinary Shares     
disclosed relate (Note 2)                                EUR0.05              
                                                                         
Date of dealing                                          26 February 2013     
2. INTERESTS AND SHORT POSITIONS 
(a) Interests and short positions (following dealing) in the class of relevant
security dealt in(Note 3) 
Class of relevant security:                                                   


                                                                             
                                     Interests            Short positions    
                                                                             
                                    Number        %        Number         %  


                                                                         
(1) Relevant security             5,681,979     1.06                          
                                                                         
(2) Derivatives (other than                                                  
options):                                                                     
                                                                         
(3) Options and agreements to                                                
purchase/sell:                                                                
                                                                         
TOTAL:                            5,681,979     1.06                          
(b) Interests and short positions in relevant securities of the company, other
than the class dealt in (Note 3) 
Class of relevant security:                                                   


                                                                             
                                     Interests            Short positions    
                                                                             
                                    Number        %        Number         %  


                                                                         
(1) Relevant security                                                         
                                                                         
(2) Derivatives (other than                                                  
options):                                                                     
                                                                         
(3) Options and agreements to                                                
purchase/sell:                                                                
                                                                         
TOTAL:                                                                        
3. DEALINGS (Note 4) 
(a) Purchases and sales 


            Purchase/sale             Number of relevant    Price per unit   
                                          securities           (Note 5)      
                                                                             
                Sale                        39,180             EUR 1.233     

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

(c) Options transactions in respect of existing relevant securities

(i) Writing, selling, purchasing or varying

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

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

(d) Other dealings (including transactions in respect of new securities.
(Note4)
          Nature of transaction                Details        Price per unit 
                (Note 8)                                     (if applicable) 
                                                                 (Note 5)    
                                                                             

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:                    27th February 2013                     
                                                                         
Contact name:                          Ian Gartshore                          
                                                                         
Telephone number:                      0044 207 597 1825                      
                                                                         
If a connected EFM, name of offeree/   N/A                                   
offeror with which connected                                                  
                                                                         
If a connected EFM, state nature of    N/A                                   
connection (Note 10)                                                          
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