Elliott Capital Advisors, L.P Elliott Capital Advisors, L.P : Form 8.3 - Sky Plc

02/09/18 10:40 AM EST
   FORM 8.3 
   Rule 8.3 of the Takeover Code (the "Code") 
   1.         KEY INFORMATION 
(a) Full name of discloser:                                       Elliott Capital Advisors, L.P. (for itself and related 
                                                                   general partners and investment managers) 
(b) Owner or controller of interests and short positions          Elliott International, L.P. 
 disclosed, if different from 1(a):                                Liverpool Limited Partnership 
 The naming of nominee or vehicle companies is insufficient.       Elliott Associates, L.P 
 For a trust, the trustee(s), settlor and beneficiaries 
 must be named. 
(c) Name of offeror/offeree in relation to whose relevant         SKY PLC 
 securities this form relates: 
 Use a separate form for each offeror/offeree 
(d) If an exempt fund manager connected with an offeror/offeree, 
 state this and specify identity of offeror/offeree: 
(e) Date position held/dealing undertaken:                        8(th) February 2018 
 For an opening position disclosure, state the latest 
 practicable date prior to the disclosure 
(f) In addition to the company in 1(c) above, is the              No 
 discloser making disclosures in respect of any other 
 party to the offer? 
 If it is a cash offer or possible cash offer, state 
   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 (if any) 
Class of relevant security: 
                                                         Interests        positions 
                                                      Number       %     Number   % 
(1) Relevant securities owned and/or controlled: 
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:                       34,265,963  1.9933% 
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options) 
 and agreements to purchase/sell: 
  TOTAL:                                            34,265,963  1.9933% 
   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). 
   (b)        Rights to subscribe for new securities (including directors' 
and other employee options) 
Class of relevant security in relation to which subscription 
 right exists: 
Details, including nature of the rights concerned 
 and relevant percentages: 
   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 
    Class of relevant      Purchase/sale  Number of securities  Price per unit 
   (b)        Cash-settled derivative transactions 
Class of  Product description                         Nature of dealing                          Number of    Price per 
relevant        e.g. CFD        e.g. opening/closing a long/short position, increasing/reducing  reference      unit 
security                                             a long/short position                       securities 
ORD       CFD                  Increasing a Long position                                        800,000     GBP 10.475 
 ORD       CFD                  Increasing a Long position                                        1,000,000   GBP 10.475 
   (c)        Stock-settled derivative transactions (including options) 
   (i)         Writing, selling, purchasing or varying 
Class of    Product     Writing,    Number of   Exercise              Type               Expiry   Option 
relevant  description  purchasing,  securities   price     e.g. American, European etc.   date    money 
security   e.g. call    selling,     to which     per                                             paid/ 
            option       varying      option      unit                                           received 
                          etc.       relates                                                       per 
   (ii)        Exercise 
  Class of     Product description  Exercising/     Number of      Exercise 
  relevant       e.g. call option    exercised     securities      price per 
  security                            against                        unit 
   (d)        Other dealings (including subscribing for new securities) 
Class of relevant         Nature of dealing         Details   Price per unit 
     security        e.g. subscription, conversion            (if 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 
 person 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" 
   (b)        Agreements, arrangements or understandings relating to 
options or derivatives 
Details of any agreement, arrangement or understanding, 
 formal or informal, between the person 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" 
   (c)        Attachments 
Is a Supplemental Form 8 (Open Positions) attached?  NO 
Date of disclosure:   9(th) February 2018 
Contact name:            Michael Cross 
Telephone number:           0203 009 1305 
   Public disclosures under Rule 8 of the Code must be made to a Regulatory 
Information Service. 
   The Panel's Market Surveillance Unit is available for consultation in 
relation to the Code's disclosure requirements on +44 (0)20 7638 0129. 
   The Code can be viewed on the Panel's website at 
   This announcement is distributed by Nasdaq Corporate Solutions on behalf 
of Nasdaq Corporate Solutions clients. 
   The issuer of this announcement warrants that they are solely 
responsible for the content, accuracy and originality of the information 
contained therein. 
   Source: Elliott Capital Advisors, L.P via Globenewswire 

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