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
(b)       different from 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             19 September 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    %
(1)       Relevant securities owned      13,134,800    2.34              
          and/or controlled:             shares        %
(2)       Derivatives (other than                                      
          options):
(3)       Options and agreements to                                    
          purchase/sell:
         Total                          13,134,800    2.34              
                                         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            Sale              2,020 shares           65.5900 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                                 Option
Class of description purchasing, securities  Exercise Type e.g.     Expiry money
relevant e.g. call   selling,    to which    price    American,     date   paid/
security option      varying     option      per unit European 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 dealing
Class of relevant security 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                                   20 September 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
 
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