UniCredit S.p.A.
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June 13, 2008 10:54 ET

Rule 8.3 - SCI Entertainment Group 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)                   Unicredit Group / Person Dealing; Pioneer Investment Management Ltd
 Company dealt in                                   SCI Entertainment Group PLC
 Class of relevant security to which the dealings   Ordinary Shares
 being disclosed relate (Note 2)
 Date of dealing                                    12 June 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                            17,062,002    6.60%
                                                    
 (2) Derivatives (other than options)                                                    
     
 (3) Options and agreements to purchase/sell                                             
     
                                                                                         
 Total
 

(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
 
 Ordinary Shares                                    



3.      DEALINGS (Note 4)

(a)     Purchases and sales

 Purchase/sale                              Number of securities                     Price per unit (Note 5)
 
                                                                                     
 Purchase                                   389,000                                  49.58 pps
                                                                                     
 
        
        

(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
                                                                                              
 
        
        

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


(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)                                YES/NO


 Date of disclosure                                                       13 June 2008
 Contact name                                                             Veronica Brennan /Joanne Hartnett
 Telephone number                                                         + 353 1 480 2571 / +353 1 480 2576
 If a connected EFM, name of offeree/offeror with which connected         N/A
 If a connected EFM, state nature of connection (Note 10)                 N/A


Notes

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


Contact Information

  • UniCredit S.p.A.