OZ Management LP: Form 8.3 - Shire Plc

                    OZ Management LP: 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 positions/dealings    OZ Management LP and
are being disclosed:                                   Och-Ziff Management
                                                       Europe Ltd
(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       Shire 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:             21 August 2014
(f) Has the discloser previously disclosed, or are    YES
they today disclosing, under the Code in respect of    If YES, specify which:
any other party to this offer?
                                                       AbbVie Inc.

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:                         5p ordinary
                                          Interests          Short positions
                                      Number        %        Number       %
(1) Relevant securities owned            2,130   0.0004      17,169     0.0029
and/or controlled:
(2) Derivatives (other than          6,273,297    1.064     39,153  0.0066
options):
(3) Options and agreements to
purchase/sell:
 TOTAL:                          6,275,427   1.0644    56,322     0.0095

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      Purchase/sale  Number of securities  Price per unit
        security
           ADS                 Sale             135,313         USD 243.90
                               Sale             5,723        USD 244.10

(b) Derivatives transactions (other than options)

 Class of      Product         Nature of dealing        Number of   Price per
 relevant    description     e.g. opening/closing a     reference      unit
 security     e.g. CFD        long/short position,      securities
                             increasing/reducing a
                              long/short position
5p ordinary      CFD      Reducing a long position         200,000  GBP 48.92
                          Reducing a long position           9,445  GBP 49.14
               CFD
    ADS                   Increasing a short position        4,473  USD244.23

(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
     security         e.g. call option        securities          per unit

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

Class of relevant  Nature of dealing   Details  Price per unit (if applicable)
    security       e.g. subscription,
                       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:  22 August 2014
        Contact name:        Janine Frederick
        Telephone number:    0207 758 4420

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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Source: OZ Management LP via Globenewswire
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