Form 8.3 - Covidien Public Limited Company

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FORM 8.3

IRISH TAKEOVER PANEL

DISCLOSURE UNDER RULE 8.3 OF THE IRISH TAKEOVER PANEL ACT, 1997,

TAKEOVER RULES, 2007 (AS AMENDED)

DEALINGS BY PERSONS WITH INTERESTS IN RELEVANT SECURITIES

REPRESENTING 1% OR MORE

1.   KEY INFORMATION
 
Name of person dealing   Wellington Management Company, LLP
Company dealt in Covidien Public Limited Company
Class of relevant security to which the

dealings being disclosed relate

Ordinary Shares
Date of dealing 17 June 2014
 
2. INTERESTS AND SHORT POSITIONS
 
(a) Interests and short positions (following dealing) in the class of relevant security

dealt in

 
    Long   Short
  Number   (%) Number   (%)
(1)   Relevant securities 15,445,038 shares 3.43 %    
(2) Derivatives (other than options):        
(3) Options and agreements to purchase/sell:        
  Total 15,445,038 shares 3.43 %    
 
(b) Interests and short positions in relevant securities of the company, other than the

class dealt in

 
 
  Long Short
  Number (%) Number (%)
(1) Relevant securities        
(2) Derivatives (other than options):        
(3) Options and agreements to purchase/sell:        
  Total        

3.   DEALINGS
 
(a) Purchases and sales
 
Purchase/sale   Number of relevant securities   Price per unit
Sale 620 shares 88.1200 USD
Sale 2,244 shares 88.5900 USD
 
(b) Derivatives transactions (other than options transactions)
 
Product name

e.g. CFD

  Nature of transaction   Number of relevant securities   Price per unit
       
 
(c) Options transactions in respect of existing relevant securities
 
(i) Writing, selling, purchasing or varying
 
Product name e.g. call option   Writing, purchasing, selling, varying etc. Number of securities to which the option relates   Exercise price   Type, e.g. American, European etc.   Expiry date   Option money paid/ received per unit
             
 
(ii) Exercising
 
Product name

e.g. call option

Number of securities   Exercise price per unit
     
 
(d) Other dealings (including subscribing for new securities)
 
Nature of transaction Details Price per unit (if applicable)

4. 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 of any relevant securities under any option referred to on this form or 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.
None
 
Is a Supplemental Form 8 attached?   NO
 
Date of disclosure 18 June 2014
Contact name John D. Norberg
Telephone number 617-790-7265
If a connected EFM, name of offeree/offeror with which connected  
If a connected EFM, state nature of connection  

Short Name: Wellington Mnt. Co
Category Code: RET
Sequence Number: 421415
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20140618T132903+0100

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