Glazer Capital LLC
LSE : TTM

August 01, 2008 05:30 ET

Rule 8.3 - Acambis plc

                                                                                                                        
  FORM 8.3
                                                            
                                                            
                        DEALINGS BY PERSONS WITH INTERESTS IN SECURITIES REPRESENTING 1% OR MORE
                                             (Rule 8.3 of the Takeover Code)


1.      KEY INFORMATION

Name of person dealing  (Note 1)                    Glazer Capital LLC
Company dealt in                                    Acambis plc
Class of relevant security to which the dealings    Ordinary Shares
being disclosed relate (Note 2)
Date of dealing                                     31 July 2008


2.      INTERESTS, SHORT POSITIONS AND RIGHTS TO SUBSCRIBE

(a)     Interests and short positions (following dealing) in the class of relevant security dealt in (Note 3)

                                                                   Long                                  Short

                                                         Number              (%)               Number               (%)

(1) Relevant securities                                                                                               
    
(2) Derivatives (other than options)                   2,200,000            1.51%                                     
    
(3) Options and agreements to purchase/sell                                                                           
    
Total                                                  2,200,000            1.51%                                     


(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                                                                                               
    
(2) Derivatives (other than options)                                                                                  
    
(3) Options and agreements to purchase/sell                                                                           
    
Total                                                                                                                 


(c)     Rights to subscribe (Note 3)

Class of relevant security:                         Details

                                                    



3.      DEALINGS (Note 4)

(a)     Purchases and sales

Purchase/sale                               Number of securities                     Price per unit (Note 5)

                                                                                     

        
        

(b)     Derivatives transactions (other than options)
 
Product name,            Long/short (Note 6)          Number of securities (Note 7)           Price per unit (Note 5)
e.g. CFD
CFD                      Long                         400,000                                 185.50 pence

        
        

(c)     Options transactions in respect of existing securities

(i)     Writing, selling, purchasing or varying

Product name,            Writing,           Number of securities    Exercise    Type, e.g.       Expiry  Option money
e.g. call option         selling,           to which the option     price       American,        date    paid/
                         purchasing,        relates (Note 7)                    European etc.            received
                         varying etc.                                                                    per unit
                                                                                                         (Note 5)
           
                                                                                                              

(ii)    Exercising

Product name, e.g. call option              Number of securities                     Exercise price per unit (Note 5)
                                                                                     
                                                                                     
                                                                                     



(d)     Other dealings (including new securities) (Note 4)


Nature of transaction (Note 8)              Details                             Price per unit (if applicable)(Note 5)

                                                                                 

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.

N/A




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


Date of disclosure                                                        1 August 2008 @ 10:30am London time.
Contact name                                                              Stephane Azra
Telephone number                                                          +1 212 808 7303
If a connected EFM, name of offeree/offeror with which connected          
If a connected EFM, state nature of connection (Note 10)                  


Notes

The Notes on Form 8.3 can be viewed on the Takeover Panel's website at www.thetakeoverpanel.org.uk

Contact Information

  • Glazer Capital LLC