ABC Arbitrage Asset Management
LSE : TTM

May 12, 2011 10:40 ET

Form 8.3 - FORTH PORTS 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)                   ABC ARBITRAGE OPPORTUNITIES FUND Plc
 
 Company dealt in                                   FORTH PORTS PLC
                                                    
 Class of relevant security to which the dealings   Ordinary
 being disclosed relate (Note 2)
 
 Date of dealing                                    11th of MAY 2011


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)               514 217 (1.12%)                      
     
 (3) Options and agreements to purchase/sell                                             
     
 Total                                              514 217 (1.12%)                      
 

(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 (TD 11/05)          Long                         88 688                                  16.24
 
 
(c)     Options transactions in respect of existing securities

(i)     Writing, selling, purchasing or varying

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


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


 Date of disclosure                                                       28/04/11
 Contact name                                                             Pierre-Etienne DROMARD
 Telephone number                                                         +33 1 53 00 54 65
 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

  • ABC Arbitrage Asset Management