RNS Number : 5357Q

Societe Generale SA

21 October 2019

FORM 8.3



Rule 8.3 of the Takeover Code (the "Code")

   1.         KEY INFORMATION 
 (a) Full name of discloser:                                                 Société Générale S.A. 
 (b) Owner or controller of interests and short positions disclosed, if 
 different from 1(a): 
 The naming of nominee or vehicle companies is insufficient. For a trust, 
 the trustee(s), 
 settlor and beneficiaries must be named. 
 (c) Name of offeror/offeree in relation to whose relevant securities this                  Inmarsat plc 
 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:                                                 18/10/2019 
 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 discloser making                          NO 
 disclosures in respect 
 of any other party to the offer? 
 If it is a cash offer or possible cash offer, state "N/A" 

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:                                                                   Ordinary 
                                                                                     Interests        Short positions 
                                                                                ------------------  ------------------ 
                                                                                   Number      %      Number       % 
                                                                                -----------         ----------  ------ 
 (1) Relevant securities owned and/or controlled:                                23,079,616   4.98    121,810    0.03 
                                                                                -----------  -----  ----------  ------ 
 (2) Cash-settled derivatives:                                                       0        0.00    752,596    0.16 
                                                                                -----------  -----  ----------  ------ 
 (3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options) and agreements to 
  purchase/sell:                                                                     0        0.00       0       0.00 
                                                                                -----------  -----  ----------  ------ 
   TOTAL:                                                                        23,079,616   4.98    874,406    0.19 
                                                                                -----------  -----  ----------  ------ 

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 
      security                                                        GBP 
      Ordinary            Purchase               396                 5.54 
                     -----------------  ---------------------  --------------- 
      Ordinary            Purchase               246                 5.54 
                     -----------------  ---------------------  --------------- 
      Ordinary            Purchase               174                 5.54 
                     -----------------  ---------------------  --------------- 
      Ordinary            Purchase               413                 5.54 
                     -----------------  ---------------------  --------------- 
      Ordinary            Purchase               191                 5.55 
                     -----------------  ---------------------  --------------- 
      Ordinary            Purchase              71,237              5.558 
                     -----------------  ---------------------  --------------- 
      Ordinary            Purchase               731                5.552 
                     -----------------  ---------------------  --------------- 
      Ordinary            Purchase               431                5.558 
                     -----------------  ---------------------  --------------- 
      Ordinary            Purchase            1,405,000             5.528 
                     -----------------  ---------------------  --------------- 
      Ordinary            Purchase             377,306              5.528 
                     -----------------  ---------------------  --------------- 
      Ordinary            Purchase              96,900             5.546945 
                     -----------------  ---------------------  --------------- 
      Ordinary              Sale                  66                5.546 
                     -----------------  ---------------------  --------------- 
      Ordinary              Sale                 438                5.536 
                     -----------------  ---------------------  --------------- 
      Ordinary              Sale                  62                5.546 
                     -----------------  ---------------------  --------------- 
      Ordinary              Sale                1,015               5.546 
                     -----------------  ---------------------  --------------- 
      Ordinary              Sale                 371                5.546 
                     -----------------  ---------------------  --------------- 
      Ordinary              Sale                 850                 5.54 
                     -----------------  ---------------------  --------------- 
      Ordinary              Sale                 696                5.556 
                     -----------------  ---------------------  --------------- 
      Ordinary              Sale                  27                5.538 
                     -----------------  ---------------------  --------------- 
      Ordinary              Sale                 702                5.546 
                     -----------------  ---------------------  --------------- 
      Ordinary              Sale                 157                5.546 
                     -----------------  ---------------------  --------------- 
      Ordinary              Sale                 246                 5.54 
                     -----------------  ---------------------  --------------- 
            Total Purchases                   1,953,025 
 -------------------------------------  ---------------------  --------------- 
              Total Sales                       4,630 
 -------------------------------------  ---------------------  --------------- 
   (b)        Cash-settled derivative transactions 
    Class of relevant      Product description      Nature of dealing       Number of reference     Price per unit GBP 
        security                 e.g. CFD         e.g. opening/closing a         securities 
                                                   long/short position, 
                                                  increasing/reducing a 
                                                   long/short position 
                                                    Increasing a short 
        Ordinary                   CFD                   position                  96,900               5.5469448 
                          ---------------------  -----------------------  -----------------------  ------------------- 
   (c)        Stock-settled derivative transactions (including options) 
   (i)         Writing, selling, purchasing or varying 
   Class of       Product        Writing,      Number of       Exercise          Type       Expiry date   Option money 
   relevant     description    purchasing,     securities      price per         e.g.                        paid/ 
   security      e.g. call       selling,       to which         unit         American,                   received per 
                   option      varying etc.      option                        European                       unit 
                                                relates                          etc.                         GBP 
   (ii)        Exercise 
   Class of relevant      Product description   Exercising/ exercised    Number of securities     Exercise price per 
        security            e.g. call option           against                                         unit GBP 
   (d)        Other dealings (including subscribing for new securities) 
 Class of relevant security         Nature of dealing          Details   Price per unit (if applicable) GBP 
                               e.g. subscription, conversion 
   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:       21/10/2019 
 Contact name:            Paul Jenkins 
 Telephone number*:     +44 20 7676 6969 

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 www.thetakeoverpanel.org.uk.

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