Glazer Capital LLC

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October 29, 2012 04:30 ET

Form 8.3 ? Aegis Group Plc

                                                                             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)Identity of the person whose positions/dealings are being    Glazer Capital LLC
   disclosed:
(b)Owner or controller of interests and short positions         NA
   disclosed, if different from 1(a):
   The naming of nominee or vehicle companies is
   insufficient
(c)Name of offeror/offeree in relation to whose relevant        Aegis Group Plc
   securities this form relates:
   Use a separate form for each offeror/offeree
(d)If an exempt fund manager connected with an                  NA
   offeror/offeree, state this and specify identity of
   offeror/offeree:
(e)Date position held/dealing undertaken:                       October 26, 2012
(f)Has the discloser previously disclosed, or are they today    NO
   disclosing, under the Code in respect of any other party     
   to this offer?
                                                                

2.      POSITIONS OF THE PERSON MAKING THE DISCLOSURE

(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:                       2.5 % convertible bonds due April 2015

                                                  Interests                      Short positions

                                                  Number            %            Number           %
(1)Relevant securities owned and/or                                                               
   controlled:
(2)Derivatives (other than options):              8,900,000         4.67%                           
(3)Options and agreements to                                                                      
   purchase/sell:   
                                        
   TOTAL:                                         8,900,000         4.67%  

Class of relevant security:                                   5.5p ordinary

                                                 Interests                       Short positions

                                                 Number             %            Number           %
(1)Relevant securities owned and/or                                                               
   controlled:
(2)Derivatives (other than options):                                             1,110,433        0.09%
(3)Options and agreements to                                                                      
   purchase/sell:
         
   TOTAL:                                                                        1,110,433        0.09%


All interests and all short positions should be disclosed.

Details  of  any open derivative or option positions, 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 executive options)

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

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.

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

(a)     Purchases and sales

  Class of relevant           Purchase/sale        Number of securities         Price per unit
       security                     
                                                                            
                                                                            

(b)     Derivatives transactions (other than options)

Class of relevant    Product            Nature of dealing          Number of        Price per unit
security             description        e.g. opening/closing a     reference
                     e.g. CFD           long/short position,       securities
                                        increasing/reducing a
                                        long/short position

5.5p ordinary        CFD                Increase short position    116,851          236.61 GBp
                                                                                    
                                                                                    

(c)     Options transactions in respect of existing securities

(i)     Writing, selling, purchasing or varying

Class of      Product        Writing,       Number of    Exercise       Type      Expiry      Option
relevant      description    purchasing,    securities   price per      e.g.      date        money
security      e.g. call      selling,       to which     unit           American,             paid/
              option         varying etc.   option                      European              received
                                            relates                     etc.                  per unit
                                                                                            

(ii)    Exercising

  Class of relevant        Product description     Number of securities       Exercise price per
  security                 e.g. call option                                   unit
                                                                            
                                                                            

(d)     Other dealings (including subscribing for new securities)

 Class of relevant           Nature of dealing                Details          Price per unit (if
 security                    e.g. subscription, conversion                     applicable)
                                                                               
                      

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

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.

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:
If there are no such agreements, arrangements or understandings, state "none"

NA


(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"

NA


(c)     Attachments

Is a Supplemental Form 8 (Open Positions) attached?                                  NO


Date of disclosure:                               October 29, 2012
Contact name:                                     David Barlow
Telephone number:                                 212-808-7308

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  dealing  disclosure
requirements on +44 (0)20 7638 0129.

The Code can be viewed on the Panel's website at www.thetakeoverpanel.org.uk.

Contact Information

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