LONDON, August 7, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --
FORM 8 (DD)
Rules 8.1, 8.2 and 8.4 of the Takeover Code (the "Code")
1. KEY INFORMATION
(a) Full name of discloser: Simon Henry (b) Owner or controller of interests and short positions disclosed, if different from 1(a): N/A The naming of nominee or vehicle companies is insufficient. For a trust, the trustee(s), settlor and beneficiaries must be named. (c) Name of offeror/offeree in relation to whose relevant securities this form relates: Royal Dutch Shell plc (offeror) Use a separate form for each offeror/offeree (d) Status of person making the disclosure: Person acting in concert with e.g. offeror, offeree, person acting in concert with offeror (Royal Dutch Shell plc) the offeror/offeree (specify name of offeror/offeree) (e) Date dealing undertaken: 31 July 2015 3 August 2015 5 August 2015 (f) In addition to the company in 1(c) above, is the discloser making disclosures in respect of any other party to the offer? NO If it is a cash offer or possible cash offer, state "N/A"
2. POSITIONS OF THE PERSON MAKING THE DISCLOSURE
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.
(a) Interests and short positions in the relevant securities of the offeror or offeree to which the disclosure relates following the dealing
Class of relevant security: A ordinary shares Interests Short positions Number % Number % (1) Relevant securities owned and/or controlled: 39,175 0.001000 Nil Nil (2) Cash-settled derivatives: Nil Nil Nil Nil (3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options) and agreements to purchase/sell: Nil Nil Nil Nil TOTAL: 39,175 0.001000 Nil Nil
Class of relevant security: B ordinary shares Interests Short positions Number % Number % (1) Relevant securities owned and/or controlled: 295,781 0.01212 Nil Nil (2) Cash-settled derivatives: Nil Nil Nil Nil (3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options) and agreements to purchase/sell: Nil Nil Nil Nil TOTAL: 295,781 0.01212 Nil Nil
All interests and all short positions should be disclosed.
Details of any open stock-settled derivative positions (including traded options), or agreements to purchase or sell relevant securities, should be given on a Supplemental Form 8 (Open Positions).
Details of any securities borrowing and lending positions or financial collateral arrangements should be disclosed on a Supplemental Form 8 (SBL).
(b) Rights to subscribe for new securities (including directors' and other employee options)
Class of relevant security in relation to which subscription right exists: B ordinary shares Details, including nature of the rights concerned and relevant percentages: Interests held under the Royal Dutch Shell plc Long Term Incentive Plan*: 302,729[A] (0.012405%) Interests held under the Royal Dutch Shell plc Deferred Bonus Plan*: 111,161[B] (0.004555%) The exercise price is nil for all the shares. [A] The vesting of these shares is subject to performance conditions. [B] The vesting of 25,382 of these shares is subject to performance conditions.
*The exact vesting date of the shares under these plans cannot be specified. All awards under these plans have a three year performance or a three year deferral period. The timing of the vesting of the awards after such period has ended is dependent on a number of factors including, for example, approval by Royal Dutch Shell plc's remuneration committee and / or the timing of close periods. Further details of these plans are set out in Royal Dutch Shell's annual report and accounts for the year ending 31 December 2014 (http://www.shell.com/global/aboutshell/investor/financial-information/annual-reports-and-publications.html).
3. DEALINGS BY THE PERSON MAKING THE DISCLOSURE
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.
The currency of all prices and other monetary amounts should be stated.
(a) Purchases and sales
(i) Party to an offer or person acting in concert (except for a principal trader in the same group as a connected adviser)
Class of relevant security Purchase/sale Number of securities Price per unit A ordinary shares Purchase 10,000 EUR26.12 A ordinary shares Purchase 10,000 EUR26.29 A ordinary shares Purchase 10,000 EUR26.30
(ii) Principal trader where the sole reason for the connection is that the principal trader is in the same group as a connected adviser
Class of Highest price relevant Total number of per unit Lowest price per security Purchases/ sales securities paid/received unit paid/received
(b) Cash-settled derivative transactions
Nature of dealing e.g. opening/closing a Class of Product long/short position, Number of relevant description increasing/reducing a reference security e.g. CFD long/short position securities Price per unit
(c) Stock-settled derivative transactions (including options)
(i) Writing, selling, purchasing or varying
Type Number of e.g. Product Writing, securities American Option money Class of description purchasing, to which Exercise , paid/ relevant e.g. call selling, option price European Expiry received per security option varying etc. relates per unit etc. date unit
Class of Product Exercising/ relevant description exercised Number of Exercise price per security e.g. call option against securities unit
(d) Other dealings (including subscribing for new securities)
Nature of dealing Class of relevant e.g. subscription, Price per unit (if security conversion Details applicable)
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 party to the offer or person acting in concert making the disclosure and any other person: 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 party to the offer or person acting in concert 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.
Are any Supplemental Forms attached?
Supplemental Form 8 (Open Positions) NO Supplemental Form 8 (SBL) NO
Date of disclosure: 7 August 2015 Contact name: Mark Edwards Telephone number: +44-(0)20-7934-2817
1. Percentage calculations are based on Royal Dutch Shell plc's total number of A ordinary shares in issue being 3,918,015,024 and B ordinary shares in issue being 2,440,410,614.
2. Purchased on 31 July 2015
3. Purchased on 3 August 2015
4. Purchased on 5 August 2015
(NYSE: RDS.A) (NYSE: RDS.B)
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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 http://www.thetakeoverpanel.org.uk.
SOURCE Royal Dutch Shell plc