REG-HSBC Bank Plc : Form 8.5 (EPT/RI)

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Rule 8.5 of the Takeover Code (the “Code”)


(a) Name of exempt principal trader: HSBC BANK PLC (b) Name of offeror/offeree in relation to whose relevant securities this form relates: Use a separate form for each offeror/offeree Lonmin Plc (c) Name of the party to the offer with which exempt principal trader is connected: Sibanye Gold Ltd (d) Date dealing undertaken: 12th Jan 2018 (e) Has the EPT previously disclosed, or is it today disclosing, under the Code in respect of any other party to this offer? If it is a cash offer or possible cash offer, state “N/A” Yes

Where there have been dealings in more than one class of relevant securities
of the offeror or offeree named in 1(b), copy table 2(a), (b), (c) or (d) (as
appropriate) for each additional class of relevant security dealt in.

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

(a)        Purchases and sales

Class of relevant security Purchases/ sales Total number of securities Highest price per unit paid/received (GBP) Lowest price per unit paid/received (GBP)

Ordinary Shares Purchase 2,550 90.500 p 90.500 p

Ordinary Shares Sale 5,050 90.500 p 87.850 p
(b)        Derivatives transactions (other than options)s

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

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Ordinary Shares Swap Reducing a Short position 2500 87.850 p
(c)        Options transactions in respect of existing securities

(i)         Writing, selling, purchasing or varying

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

(ii)        Exercising

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

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

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


(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 exempt principal trader making the disclosure and any party to the offer or any person acting in concert with a party to the offer: Irrevocable commitments and letters of intent should not be included. If there are no such agreements, arrangements or understandings, state “none” None
(b)        Agreements, arrangements or understandings relating to
options or derivatives

Details of any agreement, arrangement or understanding, formal or informal, between the exempt principal trader 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” None
Date of disclosure: 15 (th )Jan 2018 Contact name: Sukant Roy Telephone number: 0207 088 2000
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
[email protected]  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.

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Source: HSBC Bank Plc via Globenewswire

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