Bank of America Merrill Lynch Form 38.5 (b) - AbbVie Inc

Date : 14/02/2020 @ 11:40
Source : UK Regulatory (RNS & others)

Bank of America Merrill Lynch Form 38.5 (b) - AbbVie Inc

TIDMTTM

RNS Number : 0834D

Bank of America Merrill Lynch

14 February 2020

FORM 38.5(b)

IRISH TAKEOVER PANEL

DISCLOSURE UNDER RULE 38.5(b) OF THE IRISH TAKEOVER PANEL ACT, 1997,

TAKEOVER RULES, 2013

DEALINGS BY CONNECTED EXEMPT PRINCIPAL TRADERS WITHOUT

RECOGNISED INTERMEDIARY STATUS, OR WITH RECOGNIZED INTERMEDIARY

STATUS BUT NOT DEALING IN A CLIENT-SERVING CAPACITY

 
1.  KEY INFORMATION 
 
 
 Name of exempt principal trader             BofA Securities, Inc. 
 Company dealt in                            AbbVie Inc 
                                            ---------------------- 
 Class of relevant security to which the     Common - US00287Y1091 
   dealings being disclosed relate(Note 1) 
                                            ---------------------- 
 Date of dealing                             13/02/2020 
                                            ---------------------- 
 
 
2.  INTERESTS AND SHORT POSITIONS 
 
 
(a)  Interests and short positions (following dealing) 
      in the class of relevant security 
      dealt in (Note 2) 
 
 
 Class of relevant security: Common               US00287Y1091 
                                                  Long                 Short 
                                                 -------------------  -------------------- 
                                                  Number      %        Number      % 
                                                 ----------  -------  ----------  -------- 
 (1)  Relevant securities                         117,348     0.008%   2,622,371   0.177 % 
                                                 ----------  -------  ----------  -------- 
 (2)  Derivatives (other than options):           1,888,924   0.128%   144,602     0.01% 
                                                 ----------  -------  ----------  -------- 
 (3)  Options and agreements to purchase/sell:    7,400       0.001%   7,500       0.001% 
                                                 ----------  -------  ----------  -------- 
      Total                                       2,013,672   0.137%   2,774,473   0.188% 
                                                 ----------  -------  ----------  -------- 
 
 
(b)  Interests and short positions in relevant securities 
      of the company, other than the 
      class dealt in (Note 2) 
 
 
 Class of relevant security: 
                                                  Long          Short 
                                                 ------------  ------------ 
                                                  Number   %    Number   % 
                                                 -------  ---  -------  --- 
 (1)  Relevant securities                         0        0%   0        0% 
                                                 -------  ---  -------  --- 
 (2)  Derivatives (other than options):           0        0%   0        0% 
                                                 -------  ---  -------  --- 
 (3)  Options and agreements to purchase/sell:    0        0%   0        0% 
                                                 -------  ---  -------  --- 
      Total                                       0        0%   0        0% 
                                                 -------  ---  -------  --- 
 
 
3.  DEALINGS (Note 3) 
 
 
(a)  Purchases and sales 
 
 
 Purchase/sale       Number of relevant securities        Price per unit (Note 4) 
   Purchase                                      5,196           95.44 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
    Purchase                                     5,196           96.36 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
    Purchase                                          2         95.265 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
    Purchase                                          3          95.27 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
    Purchase                                          2          95.3 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
    Purchase                                       113           95.32 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
    Purchase                                          8          95.33 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
    Purchase                                          4          95.34 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
    Purchase                                   95,563            95.35 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
    Purchase                                          8          95.36 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
    Purchase                                          6          95.37 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
    Purchase                                          3          95.39 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
    Purchase                                          2          95.42 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
    Purchase                                          3          95.44 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
    Purchase                                          2          95.45 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
    Purchase                                          6          95.46 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
    Purchase                                          2          95.47 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
    Purchase                                          2         95.485 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
    Purchase                                          3          95.49 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
    Purchase                                          2          95.5 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
    Purchase                                          6          95.52 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
    Purchase                                          2         95.525 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
    Purchase                                          4          95.56 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
    Purchase                                          2         95.565 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
    Purchase                                          9          95.58 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
    Purchase                                          2          95.59 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
    Purchase                                          7          95.61 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
    Purchase                                          2          95.62 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
    Purchase                                          6          95.64 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
    Purchase                                          4          95.65 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
    Purchase                                          3          95.67 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
    Purchase                                          5          95.68 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
    Purchase                                          2          95.69 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
    Purchase                                       100           96.17 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
    Purchase                                       173           96.36 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
    Purchase                                       100           96.46 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
    Purchase                                       433          96.555 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
    Purchase                                        40           96.56 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
    Purchase                                       400           96.57 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
    Purchase                                       146           96.58 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
    Purchase                                       100          96.585 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
    Purchase                                       718           96.59 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
    Purchase                                       261           96.6 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
    Purchase                                       753           96.61 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
    Purchase                                       529           96.62 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
    Purchase                                       375           96.63 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
    Purchase                                       822           96.64 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
    Purchase                                       100          96.645 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
    Purchase                                       776           96.65 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
    Purchase                                       200           96.66 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
    Purchase                                       203           96.67 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
    Purchase                                       286           96.68 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
    Purchase                                       200           96.69 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
    Purchase                                       100          96.695 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
    Purchase                                        60          96.699 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
    Purchase                                       486           96.7 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
    Purchase                                       720           96.71 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
    Purchase                                       101           96.72 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
    Purchase                                       359           96.73 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
    Purchase                                       546           96.74 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
    Purchase                                       484           96.75 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
    Purchase                                       172           96.76 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
    Purchase                                       127           96.77 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
    Purchase                                       101           96.78 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
    Purchase                                        39          96.789 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
    Purchase                                       146           96.79 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
    Purchase                                       100           96.8 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
    Purchase                                       200           96.81 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
    Purchase                                       231           96.82 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
    Purchase                                       100          96.829 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
    Purchase                                       473           96.83 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
    Purchase                                       395           96.84 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
    Purchase                                       332          96.849 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
    Purchase                                       702           96.85 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
    Purchase                                       175           96.86 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
    Purchase                                       919           96.87 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
    Purchase                                       748           96.88 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
    Purchase                                     1,783           96.89 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
    Purchase                                       493          96.899 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
    Purchase                                     1,493           96.9 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
    Purchase                                       715           96.91 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
    Purchase                                       619           96.92 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
    Purchase                                       181           96.93 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
    Purchase                                       474           96.95 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
    Purchase                                       311          96.959 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
    Purchase                                       283           96.96 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
    Purchase                                       200           96.97 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
    Purchase                                       100           96.98 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
    Purchase                                       273           96.99 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
    Purchase                                        47          96.999 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
    Purchase                                     1,465            97 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
    Purchase                                          1          97.01 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
    Purchase                                       792           97.02 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
    Purchase                                     1,162           97.03 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
    Purchase                                       101           97.04 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
    Purchase                                     3,015           97.06 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
    Purchase                                        85           97.07 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
    Purchase                                       948           97.08 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
    Purchase                                       288           97.09 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
    Purchase                                       100           97.12 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
    Purchase                                       743           97.13 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
    Purchase                                       100           97.14 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
    Purchase                                       300           97.15 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
    Purchase                                       100          97.155 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
    Purchase                                       186           97.16 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
    Purchase                                     1,031           97.17 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
    Purchase                                       231           97.18 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
    Purchase                                        80           97.19 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
    Purchase                                     1,018           97.2 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
    Purchase                                       661           97.21 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
    Purchase                                       100          97.215 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
    Purchase                                       349           97.22 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
    Purchase                                       538           97.23 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
    Purchase                                       873           97.24 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
    Purchase                                       335           97.25 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
    Purchase                                        79           97.26 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
    Purchase                                       625           97.27 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
    Purchase                                        97           97.28 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
    Purchase                                        21           97.29 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
    Purchase                                          7          97.3 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
    Purchase                                          1          97.31 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
 
 
 Purchase/sale       Number of relevant securities        Price per unit (Note 4) 
     Sale                                           80           95.25 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
      Sale                                          69          95.255 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
      Sale                                         203           95.26 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
      Sale                                         655           95.27 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
      Sale                                         100          95.275 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
      Sale                                         754           95.28 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
      Sale                                         224           95.29 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
      Sale                                          94           95.3 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
      Sale                                         189           95.31 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
      Sale                                            6         95.315 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
      Sale                                         124           95.32 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
      Sale                                         658           95.33 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
      Sale                                         100          95.335 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
      Sale                                       1,397           95.34 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
      Sale                                     10,958            95.35 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
      Sale                                          87           95.36 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
      Sale                                       1,655           95.37 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
      Sale                                       1,038           95.38 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
      Sale                                         260           95.39 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
      Sale                                         443           95.4 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
      Sale                                         388           95.41 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
      Sale                                         368           95.42 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
      Sale                                         313           95.43 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
      Sale                                       1,953           95.44 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
      Sale                                         287           95.45 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
      Sale                                         100          95.455 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
      Sale                                         740           95.46 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
      Sale                                       1,181           95.47 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
      Sale                                         274           95.48 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
      Sale                                          88           95.49 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
      Sale                                            3          95.5 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
      Sale                                            3          95.51 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
      Sale                                         100           95.52 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
      Sale                                            7          95.54 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
      Sale                                         262           95.56 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
      Sale                                         433           95.57 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
      Sale                                            3          95.58 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
      Sale                                         501           95.6 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
      Sale                                         909           95.61 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
      Sale                                         103          95.615 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
      Sale                                         899           95.62 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
      Sale                                            1         95.625 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
      Sale                                         724           95.63 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
      Sale                                         173          95.635 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
      Sale                                         287           95.64 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
      Sale                                         833          95.641 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
      Sale                                         205           95.65 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
      Sale                                         100          95.655 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
      Sale                                       1,079           95.66 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
      Sale                                          87           95.68 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
      Sale                                         480           95.7 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
      Sale                                         486           95.71 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
      Sale                                         753           95.72 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
      Sale                                         520           95.73 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
      Sale                                         315           95.74 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
      Sale                                          14           95.75 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
      Sale                                         193           95.76 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
      Sale                                            1          95.77 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
      Sale                                         273           95.78 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
      Sale                                          85           95.79 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
      Sale                                         100           95.8 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
      Sale                                          14           95.84 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
      Sale                                          13           95.9 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
      Sale                                          88           95.93 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
      Sale                                          75           95.99 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
      Sale                                       1,158            96 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
      Sale                                       1,281           96.01 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
      Sale                                       2,401           96.02 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
      Sale                                         100          96.025 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
      Sale                                       1,849           96.03 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
      Sale                                         646           96.04 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
      Sale                                         498           96.06 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
      Sale                                         100           96.08 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
      Sale                                          89           96.1 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
      Sale                                         414           96.11 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
      Sale                                            4          96.12 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
      Sale                                          86           96.13 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
      Sale                                            1          96.24 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
      Sale                                          13           96.26 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
      Sale                                            1          96.3 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
      Sale                                          17           96.31 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
      Sale                                            1          96.32 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
      Sale                                          18           96.33 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
      Sale                                         113           96.35 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
      Sale                                          13           96.36 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
      Sale                                          16           96.37 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
      Sale                                          17           96.38 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
      Sale                                          16           96.41 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
      Sale                                          13           96.43 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
      Sale                                          14           96.44 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
      Sale                                          16           96.5 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
      Sale                                          17           96.52 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
      Sale                                            6          96.53 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
      Sale                                          30           96.56 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
      Sale                                          14           96.58 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
      Sale                                            1          96.59 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
      Sale                                            1          96.62 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
      Sale                                            1          96.63 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
      Sale                                            2          96.65 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
      Sale                                            8          96.67 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
      Sale                                            5          96.68 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
      Sale                                            2          96.69 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
      Sale                                          29           96.74 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
      Sale                                            2          96.75 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
      Sale                                         984           96.77 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
      Sale                                         173           96.78 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
      Sale                                          30           96.81 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
      Sale                                          14           96.82 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
      Sale                                            1          96.87 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
      Sale                                         844           96.89 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
      Sale                                          27           96.93 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
      Sale                                            1          96.95 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
      Sale                                          29           96.97 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
      Sale                                          27           96.99 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
      Sale                                          31           97.04 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
      Sale                                            1          97.05 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
      Sale                                       1,350           97.06 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
      Sale                                          27           97.08 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
      Sale                                          16           97.09 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
      Sale                                          43           97.1 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
      Sale                                          47           97.14 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
      Sale                                          14           97.16 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
      Sale                                          40           97.17 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
      Sale                                          18           97.19 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
      Sale                                            1          97.24 USD 
                ---------------------------------------  ------------------------ 
 
 
(b)  Derivatives transactions (other than options transactions) 
 
 
 Product name,   Nature of transaction        Number of relevant securities   Price per unit 
  e.g. CFD        (Note 5)                     (Note 6)                        (Note 4) 
     Swaps        Closing a Long Position                95,260                 95.35 USD 
                ---------------------------  ------------------------------  --------------- 
     Swaps       Reducing a Short Position                 335                  96.067 USD 
                ---------------------------  ------------------------------  --------------- 
     Swaps       Reducing a Short Position                 225                  95.343 USD 
                ---------------------------  ------------------------------  --------------- 
     Swaps       Reducing a Short Position                 273                  95.343 USD 
                ---------------------------  ------------------------------  --------------- 
     Swaps        Reducing a Long Position                 324                  95.476 USD 
                ---------------------------  ------------------------------  --------------- 
     Swaps       Increasing a Long Position              10,727                 95.35 USD 
                ---------------------------  ------------------------------  --------------- 
 
 
(c)  Options transactions in respect of existing relevant 
      securities 
 
 
(i)  Writing, selling, purchasing or varying 
 
 
  Product       Writing,       Number of      Exercise        Type,        Expiry date    Option money paid/ received 
    name,       selling,       securities       price     e.g. American,                       per unit (Note 4) 
  e.g. call    purchasing,      to which                     European 
   option        varying       the option                      etc 
                  etc.        relates (Note 
                                   7) 
    N/A           N/A             N/A           N/A            N/A             N/A                    N/A 
             -------------  ---------------  ---------  ----------------  ------------  ------------------------------ 
 
 
(ii)  Exercising 
 
 
  Product name,        Number of securities    Exercise price per 
   e.g. call option                             unit (Note 4) 
        N/A                    N/A                    N/A 
                     ----------------------  -------------------- 
 
 
(d)  Other dealings (including transactions in respect 
      of new securities) (Note 3) 
 
 
  Nature or transaction    Details                    Price per unit 
   (Note 7)                                            (if applicable) (Note 4) 
 
 Borrow                   Borrow of 50,700 shares               N/A 
 Borrow                   Borrow of 150,000 shares              N/A 
                         -------------------------  --------------------------- 
 Borrow                   Borrow of 100 shares                  N/A 
                         -------------------------  --------------------------- 
 Borrow                   Borrow of 233,400 shares              N/A 
                         -------------------------  --------------------------- 
 Borrow                   Borrow of 115,200 shares              N/A 
                         -------------------------  --------------------------- 
 Borrow                   Borrow of 34,600 shares               N/A 
                         -------------------------  --------------------------- 
 Return of Borrow         34,700 shares returned                N/A 
                         -------------------------  --------------------------- 
 Return of Loan           NaN shares returned                   N/A 
                         -------------------------  --------------------------- 
 Return of Loan           NaN shares returned                   N/A 
                         -------------------------  --------------------------- 
 
 
4.  OTHER INFORMATION 
 

Agreements, arrangements or understandings relating to options or derivatives

 
 Full details of any agreement, arrangement or understanding between the person 
  disclosing and any other person relating to the voting rights of any relevant 
  securities under any option referred to on this form or relating to the voting rights 
  or future acquisition or disposal of any relevant securities to which any derivative 
  referred to on this form is referenced. If none, this should be stated. 
 None 
 
 
Is a Supplemental Form 38.5(b) attached? (Note 8)  Yes 
 
 
 Date of disclosure                              14/02/2020 
 Contact name                                    Tolu Tade 
                                                ------------------------ 
 Telephone number                                +44207 996 3410 
                                                ------------------------ 
 Name of offeree/offeror with which connected    AbbVie Inc 
                                                ------------------------ 
 Nature of connection (Note 9)                   Advisor to - AbbVie Inc 
                                                ------------------------ 
 
   SUPPLEMENTAL   FORM   38.5(b) 
   DISCLOSURE UNDER RULE 38.5(b) OF THE IRISH  TAKEOVER   PANEL ACT,  1997,  TAKEOVER  RULES, 2013 
   DETAILS   OF OPEN POSITIONS 
 
 Product        Written      Number of securities to           Exercise   Type,        Expiry 
  name,          or           which the option or derivative    price      e.g.         date 
  e.g.           purchased    relates                           (Note      American, 
  call option                                                   2)         European 
                                                                           etc 
 Call Option     Written                  7,500                105 USD     American    15/01/2021 
               -----------  --------------------------------  ---------  -----------  ----------- 
 Call Option    Purchased                 7,400                 85 USD     American    15/01/2021 
               -----------  --------------------------------  ---------  -----------  ----------- 
 

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