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 dealings being disclosed relate (Note 1)

€0.05 ordinary shares

Date of dealing

27 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
661,572 0.12% 32,640 0.01%
           
(2) Derivatives (other than options):
4,505 0.00% 659,535 0.12%
           
(3) Options and agreements to
purchase/sell: 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
(4)
TOTAL: 666,077 0.12% 692,175 0.13%

(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        

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3. DEALINGS (Note 3)

(a) Purchases and sales

Purchase/sale   Number of   Price per unit  
  securities  
Purchase 206 2.4075 EUR
Purchase 207 2.3987 EUR
Purchase 27,817 2.3986 EUR
Sale 207 2.3987 EUR
Sale 6,687 2.4045 EUR
Sale 11,654 2.4041 EUR
Sale 31,349 2.4063 EUR
Sale 32,274 2.4083 EUR
 
(b) Derivatives transactions (other than options transactions)  
Product Nature of transaction Number of relevant securities Price per unit
name      
CFD Long 1,487 2.4084 EUR
CFD Long 2,894 2.4091 EUR
CFD Long 3,793 2.4008 EUR
CFD Long 11,654 2.4041 EUR
CFD Long 30,787 2.4077 EUR
CFD Long 31,349 2.4063 EUR
SWAP Long 31,349 2.4063 EUR
CFD Short 206 2.4077 EUR
CFD Short 2,292 2.4049 EUR
CFD Short 25,525 2.3986 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)

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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? (Note 8) NO

Date of disclosure  

28 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 (Note 9)

Corporate Broker

Short Name: BARCLAYS PLC
Category Code: MSC
Sequence Number: 450464
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20150128T110827+0000

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC