IBBA Nassau Branch : Form 8.3 - Aegis Group PLC

               IBBA Nassau Branch : Form 8.3 - Aegis Group PLC

                                                                      FORM 8.3

           PUBLIC OPENING POSITION DISCLOSURE/DEALING DISCLOSURE BY
    A PERSON WITH INTERESTS IN RELEVANT SECURITIES REPRESENTING 1% OR MORE
                  Rule 8.3 of the Takeover Code (the "Code")

1.  KEY INFORMATION

(a)  Identity of the person whose positions/dealings are      Itau BBA Nassau
being disclosed:                                               Branch
(b)  Owner or controller of interests and short positions
disclosed, if different from 1(a):
    The naming of nominee or vehicle companies is
insufficient
(c)    Name of offeror/offeree in relation to whose        Aegis Group PLC
relevant securities this form relates:
 Use a separate form for each offeror/offeree
(d)    If an exempt fund manager connected with an
offeror/offeree, state this and specify identity of
offeror/offeree:
(e)  Date position held/dealing undertaken:                   12 March 2013
(f)    Has the discloser previously disclosed, or are they NO
today disclosing, under the Code in respect of any other party
to this offer?

2.    POSITIONS OF THE PERSON MAKING THE DISCLOSURE

(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:
(2)  Derivatives (other than options):      20,310,468 1.731%
(3)  Options and agreements to
purchase/sell:
 TOTAL:                                     20,310,468 1.731%

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

3.    DEALINGS (IF ANY) BY THE PERSON MAKING THE DISCLOSURE

(a)  Purchases and sales

Class of relevant security Purchase/sale Number of securities Price per unit

(b)  Derivatives transactions (other than options)

Class of   Product             Nature of dealing           Number of   Price
relevant description   e.g. opening/closing a long/short   reference  per unit
security  e.g. CFD      position, increasing/reducing a    securities
                              long/short position
5.5p     SWAP        increasing a long position             196,895   238.55 p
ordinary

(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     e.g.     date   money
security  e.g. call   selling,    to which  per unit American,         paid/
           option      varying     option            European         received
                        etc.      relates              etc.           per unit

(ii)  Exercising

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

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

 Class of relevant       Nature of dealing     Details   Price per unit (if
      security          e.g. subscription,                   applicable)
                            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(c), 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 person
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"

(b)    Agreements, arrangements or understandings relating to options or
derivatives

Details of any agreement, arrangement or understanding, formal or informal,
between the person 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"

(c)  Attachments

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

        Date of disclosure: 13 March 2013
        Contact name:       Edmar Moreira
        Telephone number:   +55 11 3524-9623

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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