IRISH TAKEOVER PANEL
DISCLOSURE UNDER RULE 38.5 OF THE IRISH TAKEOVER PANEL ACT, 1997,
TAKEOVER RULES, 2007 (AS AMENDED)
DEALINGS BY CONNECTED EXEMPT MARKET-MAKERS
1 KEY INFORMATION
|Name of exempt market-maker||Goodbody Stockbrokers|
|Company dealt in||Aer Lingus|
|Class of relevant security to which the dealings being disclosed relate (Note 1)||Ord EUR0.05|
|Date of dealing||5 December 2012|
2 DEALINGS (Note 2)
(a) Purchases and sales
|Total number of relevant securities acquired||Highest price paid (Note 3)||Lowest price paid (Note 3)|
|Total number of relevant securities disposed||Highest price received (Note 3)||Lowest price received (Note 3)|
(b) Derivatives transactions (other than options transactions)
|Product name,||Nature of transaction||Number of relevant securities||Price per unit|
|e.g. CFD||(Note 4)||(Note 5)||(Note 3)|
(c) Options transactions in respect of existing relevant securities
(i) Writing, selling, purchasing or varying
|Product name, e.g. call option||Writing, selling, purchasing, varying etc.||Number of securities to which the option relates (Note 5)||Exercise price||Type, e.g. American, European etc.||Expiry date||Option money paid/received per unit (Note 3)|
|Product name, e.g. call option||Number of securities||Exercise price per unit (Note 3)|
3. OTHER INFORMATION
Agreements, arrangements or understandings relating to options or derivatives
|Full details of any agreement, arrangement or understanding between the person disclosing and any other person relating to the voting rights or any relevant securities under any option referred to on this form relating to the voting rights or future acquisition or disposal of any relevant securities to which any derivative referred to on this form is referenced . If none, this should be stated.|
|Date of disclosure||6 December 2012|
|Contact name||Seán Clarke|
|Telephone number||01 641 0464|
|Name of offeree/offeror with which connected||Aer Lingus|
|Specify category and nature of associate status (Note 6)||Advisor to the offeree|
NOTES ON FORM 38.5
1 See the definition of “relevant securities” in Rule 2.1 of Part A of the Rules.
2 See the definition of “dealing” in Rule 2.1 of Part A of the Rules.
3 For all prices and other monetary amounts, the currency must be stated.
4 If a long position has been increased or decreased as a result of the dealing, write
“increased long” or “decreased long” respectively. If a short position has been
increased or decreased as a result of the dealing, write “increased short” or
“decreased short” respectively. If the dealing has not resulted in a long or short
position being increased or reduced, give details of the variation or other dealing.
5 See Rule 2.7(d) of Part A of the Rules.
6 See the definition of “connected market-maker” in Rule 2.3 of Part A of the Rules.
For full details of disclosure requirements, see Rules 8 and 38.5 of the Rules.
If in doubt, consult the Panel.
References in these notes to “the Rules” are to the Irish Takeover Panel Act, 1997, Takeover Rules, 2007 (as amended).