Elliott Capital Advisors, L.P: Form 8.3 - Shire PLC

             Elliott Capital Advisors, L.P: Form 8.3 - Shire 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             Elliott Capital Advisors, L.P. positions/dealings are being disclosed:      (for itself and related general                                              partners and investment managers) (b) Owner or controller of interests and     Elliott International, L.P. short positions disclosed, if different from Elliott Associates, L.P. 1(a):                                        Liverpool Limited Partnership  The naming of nominee or vehicle companies is insufficient (c) Name of offeror/offeree in relation to   Shire Plc whose 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:   22^nd July 2014 (f) Has the discloser previously disclosed, Yes, Abbvie Inc or are they 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: Ordinary shares: JE00B2QKY057                                                 Interests      Short positions                                               Number      %      Number    % (1) Relevant securities owned and/or        6,427,648  1.0903% controlled: (2) Derivatives (other than options):       3,898,500  0.6613% (3) Options and agreements to purchase/sell:  TOTAL:                                 10,326,148 1.7516%  Class of relevant security:      (Note: One DR = Three x 5p Ordinary Shares) Depositary Receipts over Ordinary Shares ("DRs") : US82481R1068                                           Interests            Short positions                                        Number             %      Number    % (1) Relevant securities owned and/or controlled: (2) Derivatives (other than         567,365 DR's       0.2887% options):                      (Representing 1,702,095                                    Voting rights) (3) Options and agreements to purchase/sell:  TOTAL:                         567,365 DR's       0.2887%                                (Representing 1,702,095                                    Voting rights)  Aggregate Holdings of Voting Rights over Ordinary Shares  Interests  % and DRs TOTAL:                                                    12,028,243 2.0403%  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 Ordinary                   Purchase      82,297               GBP 49.5968 ADR                        Purchase      197,000              USD 254.3293  (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 security  e.g. CFD       position, increasing/reducing a      securities unit                                long/short position  (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" 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 (Open Positions) attached? NO            Date of disclosure: 23^rd July 2014         Contact name:       Michael Cross         Telephone number:   0203 009 1305  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.  ------------------------------------------------------------------------------  This announcement is distributed by NASDAQ OMX Corporate Solutions on behalf of NASDAQ OMX Corporate Solutions clients. The issuer of this announcement warrants that they are solely responsible for the content, accuracy and originality of the information contained therein. Source: Elliott Capital Advisors, L.P via Globenewswire HUG#1835278  
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