P. Schoenfeld Asset Management LLP
LSE : TTM

November 10, 2009 11:13 ET

Rule 8.3 (Dragon Oil PLC)

                                     FORM 8.3 IRISH TAKEOVER PANEL


  DISCLOSURE UNDER RULE 8.3 OF THE IRISH TAKEOVER PANEL ACT, 1997, TAKEOVER RULES, 2007 (AS AMENDED)
                       DEALINGS BY PERSONS WITH INTERESTS IN RELEVANT SECURITIES
                                        REPRESENTING 1% OR MORE
                                                   

1. KEY INFORMATION

Name of person dealing (Note 1)         P. Schoenfeld Asset Management LLP
Company dealt in                        Dragon Oil Plc
Class of relevant security to which     Ordinary Shares
the dealings being disclosed relate
(Note 2)
Date of dealing                         06 November 2009

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                                        
(2) Derivatives (other than options)     5,385,746             (1.05%)

(3) Options and agreements to                                  
purchase/sell

Total                                    5,385,746             (1.05%)
                                                               

    (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                                                        

3. DEALINGS (Note 4)

    (a)     Purchases and sales

Purchase/sale                                               

                                                            


(b) Derivitative transactions (other than options transactions)

Product name,  Nature of             Number of relevant           Price per unit
               transaction           securities
e.g. CFD       (Note 6)              (Note 7)                     (Note 5)
CFD            Long                  75,000                       4.47 GBP/Share
                                                                  

    (c) Options transactions in respect of existing relevant securities
    
(i) Writing, selling, purchasing or varying
    
Product      Writing,    Number of       Exerci   Type,      Expi   Option
name, e.g.   selling,    securities to   se       e.g.       ry     money
call         purchasin   which the       price    American   date   paid/receiv
option       g,          option                   ,                 ed per unit
             varying     relates (Note            European          (Note 5)
             etc.        7)                       etc.
                                                                    
    
(ii) Exercising
    
Product name,         Number of securities                 Exercise price per
e.g. call option                                           unit (Note 5)
                                                           
    (d) Other dealings (including transactions in respect of new securities) (Note 4)
    
Nature of             Details                              Price per unit
transaction
(Note 8)                                                   (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.

                                                   
                          Is a Supplemental Form 8 attached? (Note 9) YES/NO
    
Date of disclosure                       09 November 2009
Contact name                             Kristen Vetter
Telephone number                         (New York) 212-649-9553
If a connected EFM, name of              
offeree/offeror with which connected
If a connected EFM, state nature of      
connection (Note 10)
    

Contact Information

  • P. Schoenfeld Asset Management LLP