Form 8 (DD) Biocompatibles International plc

Form 8 (DD) Biocompatibles International plc

Form 8 (DD) Biocompatibles International plc

Form 8 (DD) Biocompatibles International plc


Released: 08/12/2010

FORM 8.3 PUBLIC OPENING POSITION DISCLOSURE/DEALING DISCLOSURE BY A PERSON WITH INTERESTS IN RELEVANT SECURITIES REPRESENTING 1% OR MORE Rule 8.3 of the Takeover Code (the "Code") 1. KEY INFORMATION

(a) Identity of the person whose positions/dealings are being Gary A Lamoureux disclosed:

A/C Trustee

(b) Owner or controller of interests and short positions Gary Lamoureux disclosed, if different from 1(a):

The naming of nominee or vehicle companies is insufficient

(c) Name of offeror/offeree in relation to whose relevant Biocompatibles securities this form relates:

International plc 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: 07/12/10 (f) Has the discloser previously disclosed, or are they today NO disclosing, under the Code in respect of any other party to this offer? 2. POSITIONS OF THE PERSON MAKING THE DISCLOSURE

(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 Short positions Number % Number % (1) Relevant securities owned and/or 1,012,621 2.57% 0 controlled: (2) Derivatives (other than options): 0 0 (3) Options and agreements to purchase/sell: 0 0 1,012,621 2.57% TOTAL:

All interests and all short positions should be disclosed.

Details of any open derivative or option positions, 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 executive options)

Class of relevant security in relation to which subscription right exists:

Details, including nature of the rights concerned and relevant percentages:

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.

3. DEALINGS (IF ANY) BY THE PERSON MAKING THE DISCLOSURE (a) Purchases and sales Class of relevant Purchase/sale Number of Price per security securities unit Ord Transfer from Gary A Lamoureux a/ 674,959 n/a c TRUSTEE to: (i) Mr Gary A Lamoureux (244,137 shares) (ii) Mr Robert L Lamoureux a.c TRUSTEE (430,822) (b) Derivatives transactions (other than options) Class of Product Nature of dealing Number of Price relevant description reference per security e.g. opening/closing a long/short securities unit e.g. CFD position, increasing/reducing a long/short position (c) Options transactions in respect of existing securities (i) Writing, selling, purchasing or varying Class of Product Writing, Number of Exercise Type Expiry Option relevant description purchasing, securities price date money security e.g. call selling, to which per unit e.g. paid/ option varying option American, received etc. relates European per unit etc. Ord Free Share - 1,550 0 - 11/09/ nil award under 2012 Biocompatibles (vesting Share dates) Incentive Plan (ii) Exercising Class of relevant Product Number of Exercise price per security description securities unit e.g. call option (d) Other dealings (including subscribing for new securities) Class of relevant Nature of dealing Details Price per unit (if security 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(c), copy table 3(a), (b), (c) or (d) (as appropriate) for each additional class of relevant security dealt in.

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:

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: 7 December 2010 Contact name: Gary A. Lamoureux Telephone number: 001-203-262-4194

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. 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.

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