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Form 8.5 (EPT/RI) - Microgen plc

Mon 2nd June, 2014 7:34am

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FORM 8.5 (EPT/RI)

PUBLIC DEALING DISCLOSURE BY AN EXEMPT PRINCIPAL TRADER WITH RECOGNISED INTERMEDIARY STATUS
DEALING IN A CLIENT-SERVING CAPACITY
Rule 8.5 of the Takeover Code (the "Code")

1.         KEY INFORMATION 
 
 (a) Name of exempt principal trader:                                                                                          Investec Bank plc                                
 (b) Name of offeror/offeree in relation to whose relevant securities this form relates:                                       Microgen plc                                     
      Use a separate form for each offeror/offeree                                                                                                                              
 (c) Name of the party to the offer with which exempt principal trader is connected:                                           Investec are Advisor and Broker to Microgen plc  
 (d) Date dealing undertaken:                                                                                                  30th May 2014                                    
 (e) Has the EPT previously disclosed, or is it today disclosing, under the Code in respect of any other party to this offer?  NO                                               
 
 
2.         DEALINGS BY THE EXEMPT PRINCIPAL TRADER

(a)        Purchases and sales 
 
 Class of relevant security  Purchases/ sales  Total number of securities  Highest price per unit paid/received  Lowest price per unit paid/received  
 Ordinary Shares             Purchases         15,000                      124.5p                                124.5p                               
 Ordinary Shares             Sales             2,350                       126.5p                                126.5p                               
 
 
(b)        Derivatives transactions (other than options) 
 
 Class of relevant security  Product description                                     Nature of dealing                                    Number of reference securities  Price per unit  
                                   e.g. CFD        e.g. opening/closing a long/short position, increasing/reducing a long/short position                                                  
                                                                                                                                                                                          
 
 
(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              Expiry date  Option money paid/ received per unit  
                                                                                                                                                                                       e.g. American, European etc.                                                     
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        
 
 
(ii)        Exercising 
 
 Class of relevant security  Product description  Number of securities  Exercise price per unit  
                               e.g. call option                                                  
                                                                                                 
 
 
(d)        Other dealings (including subscribing for new securities) 
 
 Class of relevant security         Nature of dealing        Details  Price per unit (if applicable)  
                              e.g. subscription, conversion                                           
                                                                                                      
 
 
The currency of all prices and other monetary amounts should be stated.

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.

3.         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 exempt principal trader making the disclosure and any party to the offer or any person acting in concert with a party to the offer:  
 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 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"                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                                                          
 
 
 Date of disclosure:  2nd June 2014  
 Contact name:        Gary Darch     
 Telephone number:    020 7597 4549  
 
 
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
mailto: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 www.thetakeoverpanel.org.uk
http://www.thetakeoverpanel.org.uk/ .



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