Form 8.3 - ROYAL DUTCH SHELL PLC

LONDON--()--

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) Full name of discloser:   NATIXIS
(b) Owner or controller of interests and short positions disclosed, if different from 1(a):

The naming of nominee or vehicle companies is insufficient. For a trust, the trustee(s), settlor and beneficiaries must be named.

 
(c) Name of offeror/offeree in relation to whose relevant securities this form relates:

Use a separate form for each offeror/offeree

Royal Dutch Shell
(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:

For an opening position disclosure, state the latest practicable date prior to the disclosure

11/12/2015
(f) In addition to the company in 1(c) above, is the discloser making disclosures in respect of any other party to the offer?

If it is a cash offer or possible cash offer, state “N/A”

YES, BG Group PLC

2. POSITIONS OF THE PERSON MAKING THE DISCLOSURE

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.

(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:   EUR 0.07 A ordinary

 

Interests   Short positions
Number   % Number   %
(1) Relevant securities owned and/or controlled: 1,956,016 0.03    
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:        
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options) and agreements to purchase/sell:        

TOTAL:

1,956,016 0.03    
Class of relevant security:   EUR 0.07 B ordinary

 

Interests   Short positions
Number   % Number   %
(1) Relevant securities owned and/or controlled: 854,916 0.01    
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:        
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options) and agreements to purchase/sell:        

TOTAL:

854,916 0.01    

All interests and all short positions should be disclosed.

Details of any open stock-settled derivative positions (including traded options), 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 employee options)

Class of relevant security in relation to which subscription right exists: N/A
Details, including nature of the rights concerned and relevant percentages: N/A

3. DEALINGS (IF ANY) BY THE PERSON MAKING THE DISCLOSURE

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.

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

(a) Purchases and sales

EUR 0.07 A ordinary

Class of relevant security   Purchase/sale   Number of securities   Price per unit
GB00B03MLX29 Purchase 1213000 1517
GB00B03MLX29 Purchase 500000 1520,902763
GB00B03MLX29 Purchase 33000 20,355
GB00B03MLX29 Purchase 13000 20,6776
GB00B03MLX29 Purchase 10000 20,3899
GB00B03MLX29 Purchase 2516 20,685
GB00B03MLX29 Purchase 1 1484
GB00B03MLX29 Sale -2401 20,67134736
GB00B03MLX29 Sale -31368 1453,5
GB00B03MLX29 Sale -75767 1458,8071
GB00B03MLX29 Sale -151534 1463,5
GB00B03MLX29 Sale -303069 1472,0158
GB00B03MLX29 Sale -650000 1517

EUR 0.07 B ordinary

Class of relevant security   Purchase/sale   Number of securities   Price per unit
GB00B03MM408 Purchase 500000 1534
GB00B03MM408 Purchase 8070 1467,0087
GB00B03MM408 Sale -2541 1460
GB00B03MM408 Sale -3856 1473,2512
GB00B03MM408 Sale -19550 1460
GB00B03MM408 Sale -47222 1464,3011
GB00B03MM408 Sale -94443 1469
GB00B03MM408 Sale -188886 1477,031

(b) Cash-settled derivative transactions

Class of relevant security   Product description

e.g. CFD

  Nature of dealing

e.g. opening/closing a long/short position, increasing/reducing a long/short position

  Number of reference securities   Price per unit

(c) Stock-settled derivative transactions (including options)

(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) Exercise

Class of relevant security   Product description

e.g. call option

  Exercising/ exercised against   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)

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:

Irrevocable commitments and letters of intent should not be included. If there are no such agreements, arrangements or understandings, state “none”

Non applicable

(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”

Non applicable

(c) Attachments

Is a Supplemental Form 8 (Open Positions) attached? NO
Date of disclosure:   14/12/2015
Contact name: Florence DELAISSER
Telephone number: (+33) 1 58 19 40 93

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 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: NATIXIS
Category Code: RET
Sequence Number: 500407
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20151214T142911+0000

Contacts

NATIXIS

Contacts

NATIXIS