HSBC Bank Plc (UK) – EPT Disclosure

EPT Disclosure FORM 38.5(a)

DEALINGS BY CONNECTED EXEMPT PRINCIPAL TRADERS WITH RECOGNISED INTERMEDIARY STATUS DEALING IN A CLIENT-SERVING CAPACITY
(Rule 38.5(a) of the Takeover Code)

1. KEY INFORMATION

Name of exempt principal trader HSBC Bank Plc

Company dealt in Shanks Group Plc

Class of relevant security to which the dealings being disclosed relate (Note 1) Ordinary Shares

Date of dealing 5th February 2010

2. DEALINGS (Note 2)

(a) Purchases and sales

Total number of securities purchased
Highest price paid (Note 3)
Lowest price paid (Note 3)

26,577 121.869 119.4

Total number of securities sold
Highest price received (Note 3)
Lowest price received (Note 3)

26,577 121.869 119.4

(b) Derivatives transactions (other than options)

Product name, e.g. CFD
Long/short (Note 4)
Number of securities (Note 5) Price per unit (Note 3)
(c) Options transactions in respect of existing securities
(i) Writing, selling, purchasing or varying

Productname,e.g call option

Writing, selling, purchasing, varying etc
Number of securities to which the option relates (Note 5)
Exercise price
Type, e.g. American, European etc.
Expiry date
Option moneypaid/received per unit (Note 3)

(ii) Exercising
Product name, e.g. call option

Number of securities
Exercise price per unit (Note 3)

3. 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.

Date of disclosure 8th February 2010

Contact name Niki Fotheringham

Telephone number 0207 992 1565

Name of offeree/offeror with which connected
Carlyle Europe Partners III Particions Sarl SICAR (a fund managed by the Carlyle Group)

Nature of connection (Note 6)
Connected Advisor

Notes
The Notes on Form 38.5(a) can be viewed on the Takeover Panel’s website at www.thetakeoverpanel.org.uk


Published: 10:11 CET 08-02-2010 /HUGIN /Source: HSBC Bank Plc /LSE: HSBC /ISIN: GB00000000

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