PAL: Kuala Lumpur Kepong Berhad: Form 8 (OPD) - EQUATORIAL PALM OIL PLC

  PAL: Kuala Lumpur Kepong Berhad: Form 8 (OPD) - EQUATORIAL PALM OIL PLC

UK Regulatory Announcement

LONDON

                                                                  FORM 8 (OPD)

          PUBLIC OPENING POSITION DISCLOSURE BY A PARTY TO AN OFFER

             Rules 8.1 and 8.2 of the Takeover Code (the “Code”)

1. KEY INFORMATION

(a) Identity of the party to the offer making the     Kuala Lumpur Kepong
disclosure:                                            Berhad
(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
relevant securities this form relates:                 Equatorial Palm Oil Plc

Use a separate form for each party to the offer
(d) Is the party to the offer making the disclosure    OFFEROR
the offeror or the offeree?
(e) Date position held:                                21 October 2013
(f) Has the party previously disclosed, or is it
today disclosing, under the Code in respect of any     NO
other party to this offer?

2. POSITIONS OF THE PARTY TO THE OFFER MAKING THE DISCLOSURE

(a) Interests and short positions in the relevant securities of the offeror or
offeree to which the disclosure relates

Class of relevant security:                     
                                                Interests   Short positions
                                                 Number  %   Number      %
(1) Relevant securities owned and/or             -        -   -            -
controlled:
(2) Derivatives (other than options):            -        -   -            -
(3) Options and agreements to purchase/sell:     -        -   -            -
TOTAL:                                           -        -   -            -

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).

Details of any securities borrowing and lending positions or financial
collateral arrangements should be disclosed on a Supplemental Form 8 (SBL).

(b) Rights to subscribe for new securities

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.

(c) Irrevocable commitments and letters of intent

Details of any irrevocable commitments or letters of intent procured by the
party to the offer making the disclosure or any person acting in concert with
it (see Note 3 on Rule 2.11 of the Code):

3. POSITIONS OF PERSONS ACTING IN CONCERT WITH THE PARTY TO THE OFFER MAKING
THE DISCLOSURE

Details of any interests, short positions and rights to subscribe of any
person acting in concert with the party to the offer making the disclosure:

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 3 for each additional class of relevant security.

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).

Details of any securities borrowing and lending positions or financial
collateral arrangements should be disclosed on a Supplemental Form 8 (SBL).

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 party to
the offer making the disclosure or any person acting in concert with it:

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 party to the offer making the disclosure, or any person acting in
concert with it, 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

Are any Supplemental Forms attached?

Supplemental Form 8 (Open Positions)  NO
Supplemental Form 8 (SBL)              NO

Date of disclosure:  22 October 2013
Contact name:         David Chong
Telephone number:     00 60 3 7809 8988

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:

Kuala Lumpur Kepong Berhad
 
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