Form 8.3 - Covidien Ltd

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FORM 8.3

IRISH TAKEOVER PANEL

DISCLOSURE UNDER RULE 8.3 OF THE IRISH TAKEOVER PANEL ACT, 1997, TAKEOVER RULES, 2013

DEALINGS BY PERSONS WITH INTERESTS IN RELEVANT SECURITIES REPRESENTING 1% OR MORE

1. KEY INFORMATION

Name of person dealing (Note 1)   MFS Investment Management, Inc.
Company dealt in Covidien Ltd
Class of relevant security to which the dealings being disclosed relate (Note 2) Common Stock
Date of dealing July 2, 2014

2. INTERESTS AND SHORT POSITIONS

(a) Interests and short positions (following dealing) in the class of relevant security dealt in (Note 3)

    Long   Short
  Number       (%) Number       (%)
(1) Relevant securities 12,877,246 2.85%  
(2) Derivatives (other than options)    
(3) Options and agreements to purchase/sell    
Total 12,877,246 2.85%  

(b) Interests and short positions in relevant securities of the company, other than the class dealt in (Note 3)

Class of relevant security:   Long   Short
  Number       (%) Number       (%)
(1) Relevant securities    

(2) Derivatives (other than options)

   

(3) Options and agreements to purchase/sell

   
Total    

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1. DEALINGS (Note 4)

(a) Purchases and sales

Purchase/sale

 

Number of relevant securities

 

Price per unit (Note 5)

Sale 167 91.0100
Sale 138 90.9000

(b) Derivatives transactions (other than options transactions)

Product name,

e.g. CFD

  Nature of transaction

(Note 6)

  Number of relevant securities

(Note 7)

  Price per unit

(Note 5)

(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 7)   Exercise price   Type, e.g. American, European etc.   Expiry date   Option money paid/received per unit (Note 5)

(ii) Exercising

Product name,

e.g. call option

  Number of securities   Exercise price per unit (Note 5)

(d) Other dealings (including transactions in respect of new securities) (Note 4)

Nature of transaction

(Note 8)

  Details   Price per unit

(if applicable) (Note 5)

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2. 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.

Is a Supplemental Form 8 attached? (Note 9) NO

Date of disclosure   July 2, 2014
Contact name Robert R. Flaherty
Telephone number 617-954-5814
If a connected EFM, name of offeree/offeror with which connected  
If a connected EFM, state nature of connection (Note 10)  

Short Name: MFS Investment Manag
Category Code: RET
Sequence Number: 423307
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20140703T145137+0100

Contacts

MFS Investment Manag

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MFS Investment Manag