Form 8.3 - Chiquita Brands International, Inc.

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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) Wynnefield Capital, Inc.
Company dealt in Chiquita Brands International, Inc.
Class of relevant security to which the dealings being disclosed relate (Note 2) Common Stock
Date of dealing 03/06/14

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 1,646,103 (3.5%) N/A
(2) Derivatives (other than options) N/A N/A
(3) Options and agreements to purchase/sell N/A N/A

Total1

1,646,103 (3.5%) N/A

(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 N/A N/A

(2) Derivatives (other than options)

N/A N/A

(3) Options and agreements to purchase/sell

N/A N/A
Total N/A N/A

1 Total reflects: (1) revised total number of shares and percentage ownership for Wynnefield Capital, Inc.’s May 28, 2014 Form 8.3 due to mathematical error and (2) the increase to total number of shares and percentage ownership reflecting the subsequent purchases set forth below.

1. DEALINGS (Note 4)

(a) Purchases and sales

Purchase/sale

Number of relevant securities

Price per unit (Note 5)

Purchase 10,000 $10.24
Purchase 10,000 $9.59
Purchase 5,300 $9.69

(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)

N/A N/A N/A N/A

(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)
N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

(ii) Exercising

Product name,

e.g. call option

Number of securities Exercise price per unit (Note 5)
N/A N/A N/A

(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)

N/A N/A N/A

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.

None

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

Date of disclosure 08/08/14
Contact name Stephen Zelkowicz
Telephone number 212-760-0814
If a connected EFM, name of offeree/offeror with which connected N/A
If a connected EFM, state nature of connection (Note 10) N/A

Short Name: Wynnefield Capital, Inc.
Category Code: RET
Sequence Number: 428226
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20140807T230017+0000

Contacts

Wynnefield Capital, Inc.

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Contacts

Wynnefield Capital, Inc.