Form 8.3 - ABBVIE INC

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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   Barclays PLC.
  are being disclosed:  
(b) Owner or controller of interest and short
  positions disclosed, if different from 1(a):  
(c) Name of offeror/offeree in relation to whose

ABBVIE INC

  relevant securities this form relates:  
(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: 17 July 2014
(f) Has the discloser previously disclosed, or are YES:
they today disclosing, under the Code in respect SHIRE PLC
  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:       ORD
Interests   Short Positions
    Number   (%) Number   (%)
(1) Relevant securities owned
and/or controlled: 2,127,021 0.13% 4,273,181 0.27%
           
(2) Derivatives (other than
options): 1,900,010 0.12% 0 0.00%
           
(3) Options and agreements to
purchase/sell: 449,900 0.03% 1,312,700 0.08%
           
TOTAL:
4,476,931 0.28% 5,585,881 0.35%

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   Price per unit
security   securities  
ORD Purchase 2 54.1800 USD
ORD Purchase 3 54.0701 USD
ORD Purchase 38 53.5300 USD
ORD Purchase 100 53.5310 USD
ORD Purchase 100 54.1600 USD
ORD Purchase 100 54.2500 USD
ORD Purchase 100 54.3991 USD
ORD Purchase 100 54.4100 USD
ORD Purchase 100 54.8300 USD
ORD Purchase 133 53.7256 USD
ORD Purchase 137 53.7255 USD
ORD Purchase 138 53.5889 USD
ORD Purchase 200 53.4050 USD
ORD Purchase 200 53.4525 USD
ORD Purchase 200 53.4550 USD
ORD Purchase 200 53.5210 USD
ORD Purchase 200 53.5550 USD
ORD Purchase 215 53.3525 USD
ORD Purchase 241 53.5900 USD
ORD Purchase 277 54.0758 USD
ORD Purchase 282 54.1200 USD
ORD Purchase 300 53.2933 USD
ORD Purchase 300 53.3800 USD
ORD Purchase 300 53.4300 USD
ORD Purchase 300 53.4600 USD
ORD Purchase 300 53.4766 USD
ORD Purchase 300 53.5233 USD
ORD Purchase 300 53.8900 USD
ORD Purchase 302 53.3741 USD
ORD Purchase 304 54.1671 USD
ORD Purchase 388 53.6203 USD
ORD Purchase 400 53.2850 USD
ORD Purchase 400 53.3162 USD
ORD Purchase 400 53.3375 USD
ORD Purchase 400 53.4650 USD
ORD Purchase 436 53.8813 USD
ORD Purchase 500 53.4500 USD
ORD Purchase 650 53.8346 USD
ORD Purchase 700 53.5800 USD
ORD Purchase 800 53.4037 USD
ORD Purchase 800 53.4843 USD
ORD Purchase 800 54.1575 USD
ORD Purchase 900 54.2475 USD
ORD Purchase 996 53.4979 USD
ORD Purchase 1,300 53.4092 USD
ORD Purchase 1,300 53.4992 USD
ORD Purchase 1,485 53.4689 USD
ORD Purchase 1,500 54.3346 USD
ORD Purchase 1,661 53.4227 USD
ORD Purchase 1,698 53.7448 USD
ORD Purchase 1,800 53.7766 USD
ORD Purchase 2,000 53.5065 USD
ORD Purchase 2,078 54.6670 USD
ORD Purchase 2,198 53.5487 USD
ORD Purchase 2,692 53.5492 USD
ORD Purchase 3,281 53.5395 USD
ORD Purchase 3,334 53.4053 USD
ORD Purchase 3,500 54.2914 USD
ORD Purchase 3,556 53.5225 USD
ORD Purchase 3,600 53.3900 USD
ORD Purchase 3,816 53.4455 USD
ORD Purchase 4,000 53.5258 USD
ORD Purchase 4,000 54.3513 USD
ORD Purchase 4,034 53.5688 USD
ORD Purchase 4,278 53.6735 USD
ORD Purchase 4,699 53.5266 USD
ORD Purchase 4,800 53.3016 USD
ORD Purchase 5,000 53.8554 USD
ORD Purchase 5,100 53.8160 USD
ORD Purchase 5,584 53.3875 USD
ORD Purchase 6,089 54.1516 USD
ORD Purchase 6,469 54.0917 USD
ORD Purchase 8,400 53.9901 USD
ORD Purchase 8,842 53.7294 USD
ORD Purchase 9,250 53.8030 USD
ORD Purchase 9,327 53.6747 USD
ORD Purchase 9,754 53.5418 USD
ORD Purchase 10,000 53.9510 USD
ORD Purchase 11,340 53.4104 USD
ORD Purchase 11,793 53.3750 USD
ORD Purchase 12,000 53.7606 USD
ORD Purchase 13,923 53.5150 USD
ORD Purchase 14,209 53.7710 USD
ORD Purchase 14,627 53.4295 USD
ORD Purchase 14,966 53.5624 USD
ORD Purchase 16,818 53.6530 USD
ORD Purchase 17,624 53.4315 USD
ORD Purchase 17,684 53.4747 USD
ORD Purchase 23,362 53.7072 USD
ORD Purchase 25,060 54.1143 USD
ORD Purchase 29,800 53.7811 USD
ORD Purchase 30,737 53.9185 USD
ORD Purchase 31,225 53.5132 USD
ORD Purchase 40,700 53.3074 USD
ORD Purchase 43,327 53.5672 USD
ORD Purchase 49,900 53.2929 USD
ORD Purchase 70,476 53.6870 USD
ORD Purchase 70,999 53.3478 USD
ORD Purchase 95,396 53.5835 USD
ORD Purchase 133,449 54.2095 USD
ORD Purchase 211,250 53.7179 USD
ORD Purchase 214,320 53.2425 USD
ORD Purchase 214,520 53.2428 USD
ORD Purchase 260,274 53.8854 USD
ORD Purchase 403,874 53.5200 USD
ORD Purchase 1,000,000 53.6500 USD
ORD Sale 100 53.2100 USD
ORD Sale 100 53.5310 USD
ORD Sale 100 54.3500 USD
ORD Sale 100 54.3950 USD
ORD Sale 100 54.4000 USD
ORD Sale 100 54.4050 USD
ORD Sale 100 54.4200 USD
ORD Sale 100 54.4300 USD
ORD Sale 135 53.3903 USD
ORD Sale 135 53.7255 USD
ORD Sale 141 53.0919 USD
ORD Sale 200 53.2400 USD
ORD Sale 200 53.5210 USD
ORD Sale 200 53.5650 USD
ORD Sale 200 54.2300 USD
ORD Sale 200 54.2675 USD
ORD Sale 200 54.3900 USD
ORD Sale 235 54.1942 USD
ORD Sale 279 53.9589 USD
ORD Sale 300 53.4900 USD
ORD Sale 300 53.5133 USD
ORD Sale 300 53.5266 USD
ORD Sale 316 54.0397 USD
ORD Sale 338 54.0552 USD
ORD Sale 364 53.5100 USD
ORD Sale 400 53.4950 USD
ORD Sale 400 54.1100 USD
ORD Sale 400 54.3400 USD
ORD Sale 461 53.5112 USD
ORD Sale 489 53.9556 USD
ORD Sale 500 54.1790 USD
ORD Sale 500 54.7700 USD
ORD Sale 600 53.5233 USD
ORD Sale 700 53.2757 USD
ORD Sale 700 53.4885 USD
ORD Sale 700 53.5878 USD
ORD Sale 711 53.9522 USD
ORD Sale 800 53.5750 USD
ORD Sale 800 54.1793 USD
ORD Sale 832 TRANSFER
ORD Sale 900 53.3833 USD
ORD Sale 1,000 53.5660 USD
ORD Sale 1,100 53.2118 USD
ORD Sale 1,100 54.3040 USD
ORD Sale 1,200 52.9775 USD
ORD Sale 1,200 53.9158 USD
ORD Sale 1,300 53.7315 USD
ORD Sale 1,400 53.5585 USD
ORD Sale 1,584 53.9220 USD
ORD Sale 1,650 53.8500 USD
ORD Sale 1,683 54.1939 USD
ORD Sale 1,769 54.3933 USD
ORD Sale 1,800 53.0808 USD
ORD Sale 1,800 54.1808 USD
ORD Sale 1,995 53.1603 USD
ORD Sale 2,000 53.5455 USD
ORD Sale 2,010 53.5980 USD
ORD Sale 2,100 54.0880 USD
ORD Sale 2,100 54.1857 USD
ORD Sale 2,100 54.2842 USD
ORD Sale 2,215 53.4267 USD
ORD Sale 2,300 54.4001 USD
ORD Sale 2,404 53.1206 USD
ORD Sale 2,479 54.1915 USD
ORD Sale 2,600 53.9007 USD
ORD Sale 3,100 53.9517 USD
ORD Sale 3,283 53.7738 USD
ORD Sale 3,309 53.7207 USD
ORD Sale 3,500 54.0529 USD
ORD Sale 3,522 53.1444 USD
ORD Sale 3,638 53.4668 USD
ORD Sale 3,800 53.5264 USD
ORD Sale 4,100 53.4370 USD
ORD Sale 4,590 53.2226 USD
ORD Sale 4,600 54.0014 USD
ORD Sale 5,023 54.2331 USD
ORD Sale 5,561 54.3619 USD
ORD Sale 5,700 53.9500 USD
ORD Sale 5,750 53.8214 USD
ORD Sale 6,489 54.3187 USD
ORD Sale 6,900 54.1908 USD
ORD Sale 7,154 53.7871 USD
ORD Sale 7,769 53.2407 USD
ORD Sale 9,100 53.7980 USD
ORD Sale 9,966 53.7632 USD
ORD Sale 10,319 53.2266 USD
ORD Sale 13,619 54.0560 USD
ORD Sale 14,139 53.6715 USD
ORD Sale 14,300 54.5775 USD
ORD Sale 14,642 53.2096 USD
ORD Sale 15,184 53.2167 USD
ORD Sale 17,249 53.9550 USD
ORD Sale 17,349 53.8391 USD
ORD Sale 17,728 53.6285 USD
ORD Sale 18,703 53.9561 USD
ORD Sale 19,568 53.2345 USD
ORD Sale 20,071 54.1153 USD
ORD Sale 22,456 53.8618 USD
ORD Sale 22,954 53.3561 USD
ORD Sale 23,200 53.7624 USD
ORD Sale 25,649 53.3931 USD
ORD Sale 28,229 54.2931 USD
ORD Sale 29,347 53.8651 USD
ORD Sale 29,914 53.1257 USD
ORD Sale 34,149 53.2247 USD
ORD Sale 47,999 53.2844 USD
ORD Sale 50,000 53.2500 USD
ORD Sale 54,100 53.5144 USD
ORD Sale 60,600 53.2656 USD
ORD Sale 62,338 53.8515 USD
ORD Sale 74,647 54.2878 USD
ORD Sale 96,644 53.7556 USD
ORD Sale 136,095 53.4664 USD
ORD Sale 139,365 53.4606 USD
ORD Sale 148,828 53.8639 USD
ORD Sale 186,182 53.6946 USD
ORD Sale 217,820 53.2593 USD
ORD Sale 413,398 53.5200 USD
ORD Sale 1,000,000 53.6500 USD

(b) Derivatives transactions (other than options)

Class   Product   Writing,   Number   Exercise   Type   Expiry   Option
of description purchasing, of price date money
relevant selling, securities per unit paid/
security varying etc to which received
option per unit
      relates        
ORD Call Options Purchasing 200 55 USD American 17 Jan 2015 2.8800 USD
ORD Call Options Purchasing 50,000 57.5 USD American 16 Aug 2014 0.5500 USD
ORD Call Options Selling 28,500 55 USD American 19 Jul 2014 0.5500 USD
ORD Call Options Selling 300 57.5 USD American 19 Jul 2014 0.1500 USD
ORD Call Options Selling 100 57.5 USD American 16 Aug 2014 0.5800 USD
ORD Call Options Selling 900 57.5 USD American 22 Nov 2014 1.3500 USD
ORD Call Options Selling 200 60 USD American 17 Jan 2015 1.2800 USD
ORD Put Options Purchasing 200 50 USD American 16 Aug 2014 0.5000 USD
ORD Put Options Selling 400 47.5 USD American 15 Jan 2016 4.4000 USD

(c) Options transactions in respect of existing securities

(i) Writing, selling, purchasing or varying

Class of relevant security   Product description e.g. call option   Writing, purchasing, selling, varying etc.   Number of securities to which option relates   Exercise price per unit   Type

e.g. American, European etc.

  Expiry date   Option money paid/ received per unit

(ii) Exercising

Class of relevant security   Product description

e.g. call option

  Number of securities   Exercise price per unit

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

Class of relevant security   Nature of dealing

e.g. subscription, conversion

  Details   Price per unit (if applicable)

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?   YES
Date of disclosure: 18 Jul 2014
Contact name: Rajesh Muthanna
Telephone number: 020 3555 4634

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.

143221.01

SUPPLEMENTAL FORM 8 (OPEN POSITIONS)

DETAILS OF OPEN OPTION AND DERIVATIVE POSITIONS, AGREEMENTS TO PURCHASE OR SELL ETC.

Note 5(i) on Rule 8 of the Takeover Code (the “Code”)

1. KEY INFORMATION

Identity of the person whose positions/dealings   Barclays PLC.
are being disclosed:  
Name of offeror/offeree in relation to whose ABBVIE INC
relevant securities this from relates:  

2. OPTIONS AND DERIVATIVES

Class   Product   Writing,   Number   Exercise   Type   Expiry
of description purchasing, of price date
relevant selling, securities per unit
security varying etc to which
option
      relates      
ORD Put Options Purchased -300 25.0000 American 17 Jan 2015
ORD Put Options Purchased -100 32.5000 American 17 Jan 2015
ORD Put Options Purchased -100 32.5000 American 15 Jan 2016
ORD Put Options Purchased -600 35.0000 American 16 Aug 2014
ORD Put Options Purchased -14,100 35.0000 American 17 Jan 2015
ORD Put Options Purchased -500 37.5000 American 16 Aug 2014
ORD Put Options Purchased -8,300 37.5000 American 17 Jan 2015
ORD Put Options Purchased -500 37.5000 American 15 Jan 2016
ORD Put Options Purchased -2,600 40.0000 American 16 Aug 2014
ORD Put Options Purchased -8,700 40.0000 American 17 Jan 2015
ORD Put Options Purchased -500 40.0000 American 15 Jan 2016
ORD Put Options Purchased -1,400 42.5000 American 16 Aug 2014
ORD Put Options Purchased -1,200 42.5000 American 22 Nov 2014
ORD Put Options Purchased -3,600 42.5000 American 17 Jan 2015
ORD Put Options Purchased -900 42.5000 American 15 Jan 2016
ORD Put Options Purchased -29,700 45.0000 American 16 Aug 2014
ORD Put Options Purchased -900 45.0000 American 17 Jan 2015
ORD Put Options Purchased -500 45.0000 American 15 Jan 2016
ORD Put Options Purchased -11,700 47.5000 American 16 Aug 2014
ORD Put Options Purchased -200 47.5000 American 20 Feb 2015
ORD Put Options Purchased -17,200 50.0000 American 16 Aug 2014
ORD Put Options Purchased -4,100 50.0000 American 22 Nov 2014
ORD Put Options Purchased -400 50.0000 American 20 Feb 2015
ORD Put Options Purchased -1,100 50.0000 American 15 Jan 2016
ORD Put Options Purchased -16,000 52.5000 American 19 Jul 2014
ORD Put Options Purchased -5,500 52.5000 American 17 Jan 2015
ORD Put Options Purchased -500 55.0000 American 19 Jul 2014
ORD Put Options Purchased -600 55.0000 American 16 Aug 2014
ORD Put Options Purchased -600 55.0000 American 22 Nov 2014
ORD Put Options Purchased -1,400 55.0000 American 17 Jan 2015
ORD Put Options Purchased -1,900 55.0000 American 15 Jan 2016
ORD Put Options Purchased -300 57.5000 American 16 Aug 2014
ORD Put Options Purchased -200 57.5000 American 17 Jan 2015
ORD Put Options Purchased -1,000 57.5000 American 15 Jan 2016
ORD Put Options Purchased -400 60.0000 American 22 Nov 2014
ORD Put Options Purchased -400 60.0000 American 15 Jan 2016
ORD Put Options Purchased -100 62.5000 American 17 Jan 2015
ORD Put Options Purchased -300 65.0000 American 15 Jan 2016
ORD Put Options Purchased -1,900 70.0000 American 15 Jan 2016
ORD Put Options Written 200 27.5000 American 17 Jan 2015
ORD Put Options Written 300 30.0000 American 17 Jan 2015
ORD Put Options Written 400 30.0000 American 15 Jan 2016
ORD Put Options Written 1,000 35.0000 American 15 Jan 2016
ORD Put Options Written 4,100 45.0000 American 17 Jan 2015
ORD Put Options Written 3,800 47.5000 American 22 Nov 2014
ORD Put Options Written 4,100 47.5000 American 17 Jan 2015
ORD Put Options Written 2,100 47.5000 American 15 Jan 2016
ORD Put Options Written 900 50.0000 American 19 Jul 2014
ORD Put Options Written 1,400 50.0000 American 16 Aug 2014
ORD Put Options Written 31,300 50.0000 American 17 Jan 2015
ORD Put Options Written 1,300 52.5000 American 19 Jul 2014
ORD Put Options Written 5,700 52.5000 American 16 Aug 2014
ORD Put Options Written 1,800 57.5000 American 22 Nov 2014
ORD Put Options Written 800 60.0000 American 17 Jan 2015
ORD Call Options Purchased 700 42.5000 American 17 Jan 2015
ORD Call Options Purchased 100 47.5000 American 15 Jan 2016
ORD Call Options Purchased 1,200 50.0000 American 19 Jul 2014
ORD Call Options Purchased 5,200 50.0000 American 22 Nov 2014
ORD Call Options Purchased 1,700 50.0000 American 17 Jan 2015
ORD Call Options Purchased 5,700 52.5000 American 16 Aug 2014
ORD Call Options Purchased 4,400 52.5000 American 22 Nov 2014
ORD Call Options Purchased 200 52.5000 American 17 Jan 2015
ORD Call Options Purchased 200 52.5000 American 15 Jan 2016
ORD Call Options Purchased 99,000 55.0000 American 19 Jul 2014
ORD Call Options Purchased 25,300 55.0000 American 16 Aug 2014
ORD Call Options Purchased 1,200 55.0000 American 22 Nov 2014
ORD Call Options Purchased 5,200 55.0000 American 17 Jan 2015
ORD Call Options Purchased 4,000 55.0000 American 15 Jan 2016
ORD Call Options Purchased 123,000 57.5000 American 19 Jul 2014
ORD Call Options Purchased 66,400 57.5000 American 16 Aug 2014
ORD Call Options Purchased 3,700 57.5000 American 22 Nov 2014
ORD Call Options Purchased 4,400 57.5000 American 17 Jan 2015
ORD Call Options Purchased 400 57.5000 American 15 Jan 2016
ORD Call Options Purchased 100 60.0000 American 19 Jul 2014
ORD Call Options Purchased 7,400 60.0000 American 16 Aug 2014
ORD Call Options Purchased 13,200 60.0000 American 22 Nov 2014
ORD Call Options Purchased 1,500 60.0000 American 17 Jan 2015
ORD Call Options Purchased 4,500 60.0000 American 15 Jan 2016
ORD Call Options Purchased 500 62.5000 American 16 Aug 2014
ORD Call Options Purchased 500 62.5000 American 22 Nov 2014
ORD Call Options Purchased 400 62.5000 American 17 Jan 2015
ORD Call Options Purchased 400 62.5000 American 15 Jan 2016
ORD Call Options Purchased 5,900 65.0000 American 17 Jan 2015
ORD Call Options Purchased 2,700 65.0000 American 15 Jan 2016
ORD Call Options Purchased 1,000 70.0000 American 17 Jan 2015
ORD Call Options Purchased 100 75.0000 American 17 Jan 2015
ORD Call Options Purchased 200 75.0000 American 15 Jan 2016
ORD Call Options Purchased 300 77.5000 American 17 Jan 2015
ORD Call Options Written -100 35.0000 American 15 Jan 2016
ORD Call Options Written -100 37.5000 American 15 Jan 2016
ORD Call Options Written -300 40.0000 American 17 Jan 2015
ORD Call Options Written -5,000 40.0000 American 15 Jan 2016
ORD Call Options Written -3,400 45.0000 American 17 Jan 2015
ORD Call Options Written -100 45.0000 American 15 Jan 2016
ORD Call Options Written -4,100 47.5000 American 22 Nov 2014
ORD Call Options Written -800 47.5000 American 17 Jan 2015
ORD Call Options Written -200 50.0000 American 16 Aug 2014
ORD Call Options Written -100,000 50.0000 American 17 Jan 2015
ORD Call Options Written -3,300 50.0000 American 15 Jan 2016
ORD Call Options Written -2,400 52.5000 American 17 Jan 2015
ORD Call Options Written -800 52.5000 American 15 Jan 2016
ORD Call Options Written -100,900 55.0000 American 19 Jul 2014
ORD Call Options Written -949,600 57.5000 American 16 Aug 2014
ORD Call Options Written -1,300 57.5000 American 20 Feb 2015

3. AGREEMENTS TO PURCHASE OR SELL ETC.

Full details should be given so that the nature of the interest or position can be fully understood:

It is not necessary to provide details on a Supplemental Form (Open Positions) with regard to contracts for differences (“CFDs”) or spread bets.

The currency of all prices and other monetary amounts should be stated.

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.

Short Name: BARCLAYS PLC
Category Code: RET
Sequence Number: 425352
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20140718T151022+0100

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