ABC Arbitrage Asset Management
LSE : TTM

October 07, 2010 16:32 ET

Form 8.3 - SPICE 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

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 Name of person dealing  (Note 1)                   ABC ARBITRAGE OPPORTUNITIES FUND Plc

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 Company dealt in                                   SPICE PLC

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 Class of relevant security to which the dealings   Ordinary
 being disclosed relate (Note 2)
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 Date of dealing                                    05th of October 2010

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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)


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                                                                   Long                                  Short

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                                                    Number                               Number
                                                    (%)                                  (%)
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 (1) Relevant securities                                                                 
     
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 (2) Derivatives (other than options)               3,624,322 (1.03%)                    
     
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 (3) Options and agreements to purchase/sell                                             
     
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 Total                                                                                   
 
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(b)     Interests and short positions in relevant securities of the company, other than the class dealt in (Note 3)

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 Class of relevant security:                                       Long                                  Short

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

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(c)     Rights to subscribe (Note 3)

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 Class of relevant security:                        Details

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3.      DEALINGS (Note 4)

(a)     Purchases and sales

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 Purchase/sale                              Number of securities                     Price per unit (Note 5)
 
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(b)     Derivatives transactions (other than options)

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 Product name,           Long/short (Note 6)          Number of securities (Note 7)      Price per unit (Note 5)
 e.g. CFD
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 CFD                     Long                         111,983                            0.695
 
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(c)     Options transactions in respect of existing securities

(i)     Writing, selling, purchasing or varying

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 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/received
                       purchasing,      relates (Note 7)                  European etc.           per unit (Note
                       varying etc.                                                               5)
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(ii)    Exercising

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

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

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 Nature of transaction (Note 8)             Details                  Price per unit (if applicable) (Note 5)
 
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4.      OTHER INFORMATION

Agreements, arrangements or understandings relating to options or derivatives

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

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 Date of disclosure                                                       07/10/10

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 Contact name                                                             Anouck ROGER

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 Telephone number                                                         +33 1 53 00 55 61

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 If a connected EFM, name of offeree/offeror with which connected         

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 If a connected EFM, state nature of connection (Note 10)                 

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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