Royal Dutch Shell plc - Public Dealing Disclosure by a Party to an Offer or Person Acting in Concert (Including Dealings for the Account of Discretionary Investment Clients)

Rules 8.1, 8.2 and 8.4 of the Takeover Code (the "Code")

Aug 13, 2015, 11:04 ET from Royal Dutch Shell plc

LONDON, August 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --

1.     KEY INFORMATION 


   
    (a) Full name of discloser:                          Euleen Goh


    (b) Owner or controller of interests and short
    positions disclosed, if different from 1(a):
    The naming of nominee or vehicle companies is
    insufficient. For a trust, the trustee(s), settlor
    and beneficiaries must be named.                     N/A

    (c) Name of offeror/offeree in relation to whose
    relevant securities this form relates:
    Use a separate form for each offeror/offeree         Royal Dutch Shell plc (offeror)

    (d) Status of person making the disclosure:
    e.g. offeror, offeree, person acting in concert with
    the offeror/offeree (specify name of                 Person acting in concert with
    offeror/offeree)                                     offeror (Royal Dutch Shell plc)

    (e) Date dealing undertaken:                         13 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?
    If it is a cash offer or possible cash offer, state
    "N/A"                                                NO

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:          Nil           Nil           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:                            Nil           Nil           Nil           Nil


   
    Class of relevant security:                    B ordinary shares
                                         Interests                Short positions
                                    Number         %[1]         Number           %
    (1) Relevant securities
    owned and/or controlled:         5,000       0.000205         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:                           5,000       0.000205         Nil           Nil

[1] Percentage calculations are based on Royal Dutch Shell plc's (NYSE: RDS.A; NYSE: RDS.B) total number of A ordinary shares in issue being 3,918,015,024 A ordinary shares and 2,440,410,614 B ordinary shares.

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:          None.
    Details, including nature of the rights
    concerned and relevant percentages:       None.

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
    B ordinary shares    Purchase                  5,000                GBP18.90

(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     Purchases/     Total number of     per unit       Lowest price per
        security     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


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(c)     Stock-settled derivative transactions (including options) 

(i)     Writing, selling, purchasing or varying 


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

(ii)     Exercise 


                                           

        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.


(c)     Attachments 

Are any Supplemental Forms attached? 


   
    Supplemental Form 8 (Open Positions)                                         NO
    Supplemental Form 8 (SBL)                                                    NO

Date of disclosure:    13 August 2015

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 monitoring@disclosure.org.uk.  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. 

Contact name: Mark Edwards, Telephone number: +44(0)20-7934-2817


SOURCE Royal Dutch Shell plc