HSBC Bank Plc – FORM 38.5(a) (EPT/RI)

FORM 38.5(a) (EPT/RI)

IRISH TAKEOVER PANEL

DISCLOSURE UNDER IRISH RULE 38.5(a)
TAKEOVER ACT, 1997, TAKEOVER RULES, 2022
BY AN EXEMPT PRINCIPAL MERCHANT RELATED TO
STATUS OF RECOGNIZED INTERMEDIARY AND TRADER
A CAPACITY AT THE SERVICE OF THE CUSTOMER

1. KEY INFORMATION

(a) Name of main exempt operator: HSBC Bank Plc
(b) Name of Offeror/Target in relation to whose securities concerned this form concerned :

Use a separate form for each offeror/participant

Bank of Cyprus Holdings plc
(c) Name of the party to the offer with which the main exempt operator is connected: (Note 1) Recipient – Bank of Cyprus Holdings plc
(d) Trade Date: 22-august-2022
(e) In addition to the company mentioned in point 1(b) above, is the exempt primary trader also make disclosures with respect to any other party to the offer?

If it is a cash offer or a possible cash offer, indicate “N / A”

N / A

2. EXEMPT PRIMARY MERCHANT OPERATIONS (Note 2)

Where there have been transactions in more than one class of relevant securities of the offeror or recipient named in 1(b), copy Table 2(a), (b), (c) or (d) ) (as applicable) for each class of relevant securities traded.

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

(a) Purchases and sales

A kind of
pertinent
Security
(Note 3)
Purchases/
Sales
Total
number of

securities
The highest
price per
unit paid/
received

(GBP)

The lowest
price per
unit paid/
received

(GBP)

Ordinary actions To buy 12,699 104.500p 102.000p
Ordinary actions Sale 12,699 104.500p 102.000p

(b) Cash-settled derivative transactions

A kind of
pertinent
Security
Product
the description
for example CFDs
Type of transaction
ex. open close
a long/short position,
increase/reduce one
long/short position
Number of
reference
securities
(Note 4)
Price per
unity
(Note 5)

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

(i) Write, sell, buy or modify

A kind of
pertinent
Security
Product
the description
for example call option
Writing,
purchase,
sale,
varying etc.
Number
of
securities
to which
option
to be related to
(Note 4)
Exercise
price per
unity
Type
for example
American,
European
etc
Expiry
Date
Option
silver
paid/
received
per unit

(ii) Exercise

A kind of
pertinent
Security
Product
the description
for example call option
To exercise/
exercised
versus
Number of
securities
Exercise price
per unit
(Note 5)

(d) Other transactions (including transactions involving new securities)

Relevance class Security Kind of
transaction
for example the subscription,
conversion,
exercise
Details Price per unit
(if applicable)
(Note 5)

3. OTHER INFORMATION

(a) Indemnity and Other Commercial Arrangements

Details of any indemnity or option arrangement, or agreement or agreement, formal or informal, relating to the securities concerned which can be an incentive to negotiate or refrain from negotiating by the exempt principal merchant 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. Whether there are no such agreements, arrangements or understandings, state “nothing”

(b) Agreements, Arrangements or Agreements Relating to Options or Derivatives

Full details of any agreement, arrangement or understanding between the disclosing person and any other person related to the voting rights of any relevant security pursuant to any option referred to in on this form or relating to voting rights or a future acquisition or the disposal of all relevant securities to which any derivative refers to on this form is referenced. If there is none, it must be indicated.
Disclosure date: 23-august-2022
Contact Name: Mohammad Abdul Qader
Phone number: 020 7088 2000

Public disclosures under Rule 38 of the rules must be made to a regulatory information service.

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