FORM 38.5(b) - AER LINGUS GROUP PLC

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FORM 38.5(b)

IRISH TAKEOVER PANEL

DISCLOSURE UNDER RULE 38.5(b) OF THE IRISH TAKEOVER PANEL ACT, 1997, TAKEOVER RULES, 2013

DEALINGS BY CONNECTED EXEMPT PRINCIPAL TRADERS WITHOUT RECOGNISED INTERMEDIARY STATUS, OR WITH RECOGNISED INTERMEDIARY STATUS BUT NOT DEALING IN A CLIENT-SERVING CAPACITY

1. KEY INFORMATION

Name of exempt principal trader:   BARCLAYS CAPITAL SECURITIES LTD
Company dealt in

AER LINGUS GROUP PLC

Class of relevant security to which the €0.05 ordinary shares
dealings being disclosed relate  
Date of dealing 13 January 2015

2. INTERESTS AND SHORT POSITIONS

(a) Interests and short positions (following dealing) in the class of relevant security dealt in (Note 2)

Class of relevant security:   ORD
  Interests   Short Positions
    Number   (%) Number   (%)
(1) Relevant securities owned
685,432 0.13% 67,685 0.01%
           
(2) Derivatives (other than options):
39,411 0.01% 683,256 0.13%
           
(3) Options and agreements to
purchase/sell: 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
(4)
TOTAL: 724,843 0.14% 750,941 0.14%

(b) Interests and short positions in relevant securities of the company, other than the class dealt in (Note 2)

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

3. DEALINGS (Note 3)

(a) Purchases and sales

Purchase/sale   Number of   Price per unit
  securities  
Purchase 1,064 2.4575 EUR
Purchase 14,147 2.4341 EUR
Purchase 21,055 2.4326 EUR
Purchase 57,804 2.4354 EUR
Sale 2,022 2.4140 EUR
Sale 6,484 2.4561 EUR
Sale 14,438 2.4170 EUR
Sale 15,923 2.4463 EUR
Sale 30,902 2.4135 EUR
Sale 51,272 2.4392 EUR
Sale 157,638 2.4056 EUR

(b) Derivatives transactions (other than options transactions)

Product   Nature of transaction   Number of relevant securities   Price per unit
name      
CFD Long 2,396 2.4431 EUR
CFD Long 3,408 2.4199 EUR
CFD Long 3,560 2.4208 EUR
CFD Long 4,088 2.4635 EUR
CFD Long 5,000 2.4583 EUR
CFD Long 7,657 2.4423 EUR
CFD Long 10,000 2.4110 EUR
CFD Long 15,923 2.4462 EUR
CFD Long 20,000 2.3962 EUR
CFD Long 20,000 2.4023 EUR
CFD Long 20,000 2.4196 EUR
CFD Long 20,000 2.4216 EUR
CFD Long 40,000 2.4046 EUR
CFD Long 43,615 2.4380 EUR
CFD Long 63,032 2.3996 EUR
CFD Short 3,200 2.4063 EUR
CFD Short 4,064 2.4209 EUR
CFD Short 10,083 2.4397 EUR
CFD Short 21,055 2.4326 EUR
CFD Short 54,604 2.4376 EUR

(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 4)

(ii) Exercising

Product name,

e.g. call option

  Number of securities   Exercise price per unit (Note 4)

(d) Other dealings (including transactions in respect of new securities) (Note 3)

Nature of transaction

(Note 7)

  Details   Price per unit

(if applicable) (Note 4)

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.

Is a Supplemental Form 38.5(b) attached?   NO
Date of disclosure: 14 Jan 2015
Contact name: Jay Supaya
Telephone number: 0207 773 0635
Name of offeree/offeror with which connected INTERNATIONAL CONSOLIDATED AIRLINE GROUP S.A
Nature of connection Corporate Broker

Short Name: BARCLAYS PLC
Category Code: MSC
Sequence Number: 448382
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20150114T103906+0000

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC

Contacts

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