0NWV: Wellington Management: Form 8.3 - Schneider Electric SA

  0NWV: Wellington Management: Form 8.3 - Schneider Electric SA

UK Regulatory Announcement

BOSTON

                                                                      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

          Identity of the person whose         Wellington Management
(a)      positions/dealings are being        Company, LLP
          disclosed:
          Owner or controller of
          interests and short positions
          disclosed, if different from
(b)       1(a):                                

          The naming of nominee or
          vehicle companies is
          insufficient
          Name of offeror/offeree in
          relation to whose relevant
(c)       securities this form relates:        Schneider Electric SA

          Use a separate form for each
          offeror/offeree
          If an exempt fund manager
          connected with an
(d)       offeror/offeree, state this and      
          specify identity of
          offeror/offeree:
(e)       Date position held/dealing           17 July 2013
          undertaken:
          Has the discloser previously
          disclosed, or are they today
(f)       disclosing, under the Code in        NO
          respect of any other party to
          this offer?
                                                                             
2.                         POSITIONS OF THE PERSON MAKING THE DISCLOSURE
                                                                             
                           Interests and short positions in the relevant
(a)                        securities of the offeror or offeree to which the
                           disclosure relates following the dealing (if any)

Class of relevant security:         Ordinary Shares (FR00001219722)
                                     Interests                Short
                                                               Positions
                                    Number          %        Number    %
          Relevant securities        10,409,482       1.88
(1)       owned and/or               shares           %                  
          controlled:
(2)       Derivatives (other than                                      
          options):
(3)       Options and agreements                                       
          to purchase/sell:
         Total                      10,409,482       1.88               
                                     shares           %
                                                                             
(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:

3.     DEALINGS
                                                                                                  
(a)    Purchases and sales

Class of relevant security       Purchase/sale     Number of securities      Price per unit
Ordinary Shares                   Purchase           186,800 shares             56.1791 EUR
(FR00001219722)
Ordinary Shares                   Sale               276 shares                 55.1500 EUR
(FR00001219722)
Ordinary Shares                   Sale               1,376 shares               56.2373 EUR
(FR00001219722)
                                                                                                  
(b)    Derivatives transactions (other than options)

                                               Nature of dealing
                                               e.g.
Class of                                       opening/closing a       Number of
relevant           Product description       long/short             reference     Price per
security            e.g. CFD                   position,               securities     unit
                                               increasing/reducing
                                               a long/short
                                               position
                                                                                  
                                                                                                  
(c)    Options transactions in respect of existing securities
                                                                                                  
(i)    Writing, selling, purchasing or varying

           Product       Writing,      Number of                Type e.g.                Option
Class of   description   purchasing,   securities    Exercise   American,       Expiry   money
relevant  e.g. call    selling,     to which      price     European        date    paid/
security   option        varying       option        per unit   etc.                     received
                         etc.          relates                                           per unit
                                                                                  
                                                                                                  
(ii)   Exercising

                                  Product                                       Exercise price
Class of relevant security        description e.g.   Number of securities       per unit
                                  call option
                                                                             
                                                                                                  
(d)    Other dealings (including subscribing for new securities)

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

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”
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”
None

(c)                  Attachments

Is a Supplemental Form 8 attached?                     NO

Date of disclosure                                      18 July 2013
Contact name                                            John D. Norberg
Telephone number                                        617-790-7265

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.

Contact:

Wellington Management