SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington D.C. 20549
REPORT OF FOREIGN ISSUER
Pursuant to Rule 13a-16 or 15d-16
under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
For the month of August 2015
Commission File Number 1-32575
Royal Dutch Shell plc
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
30, Carel van Bylandtlaan, 2596 HR The Hague
(Address of principal executive offices)
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant files or will file annual reports under cover of Form 20-F or Form 40-F:
Form 20-F x Form 40-F ¨
Indicate by check mark if the registrant is submitting the Form 6-K in paper as permitted by Regulation S-T Rule 101(b)(1): ¨
Indicate by check mark if the registrant is submitting the Form 6-K in paper as permitted by Regulation S-T Rule 101(b)(7): ¨
Indicate by check mark whether by furnishing the information contained in this Form, the registrant is also thereby furnishing the information to the Commission pursuant to Rule 12g3-2(b) under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.
Yes ¨ No x
If Yes is marked, indicate below the file number assigned to the registrant in connection with Rule 12g3-2(b): 82-
The following is the text of an announcement released to the London Stock Exchange by Royal Dutch Shell plc on August 13, 2015
FORM 8 (DD)
PUBLIC DEALING DISCLOSURE BY A PARTY TO AN OFFER OR PERSON ACTING IN CONCERT (INCLUDING DEALINGS FOR THE ACCOUNT OF DISCRETIONARY INVESTMENT CLIENTS)
Rules 8.1, 8.2 and 8.4 of the Takeover Code (the Code)
|(a)||Full name of discloser:||Euleen Goh|
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.
Name of offeror/offeree in relation to whose relevant securities this form relates:
Use a separate form for each offeror/offeree
|Royal Dutch Shell plc (offeror)|
Status of person making the disclosure:
e.g. offeror, offeree, person acting in concert with the offeror/offeree (specify name of offeror/offeree)
|Person acting in concert with offeror (Royal Dutch Shell plc)|
|(e)||Date dealing undertaken:||13 August 2015|
In addition to the company in 1(c) above, is the discloser making disclosures in respect of any other party to the offer?
If it is a cash offer or possible cash offer, state N/A
|2.||POSITIONS OF THE PERSON MAKING THE DISCLOSURE|
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|
|A ordinary shares|
|(1)||Relevant securities owned and/or controlled:||Nil||Nil||Nil||Nil|
|(3)||Stock-settled derivatives (including options) and agreements to purchase/sell:||Nil||Nil||Nil||Nil|
|B ordinary shares|
|(1)||Relevant securities owned and/or controlled:||5,000||0.000205||Nil||Nil|
Stock-settled derivatives (including options) and agreements to purchase/sell:
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).
Details of any securities borrowing and lending positions or financial collateral arrangements should be disclosed on a Supplemental Form 8 (SBL).
|(b)||Rights to subscribe for new securities (including directors and other employee options)|
|Class of relevant security in relation to which subscription right exists:||None.|
|Details, including nature of the rights concerned and relevant percentages:||None.|
|3.||DEALINGS BY THE PERSON MAKING THE DISCLOSURE|
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|
|(i)||Party to an offer or person acting in concert (except for a principal trader in the same group as a connected adviser)|
|Purchase/sale||Number of securities||Price per unit|
B ordinary shares
|(ii)||Principal trader where the sole reason for the connection is that the principal trader is in the same group as a connected adviser|
|Purchases/sales||Total number of
|Highest price per
|Lowest price per|
|(b)||Cash-settled derivative transactions|
|Nature of dealing
e.g. opening/closing a
|Price per unit|
|1||Percentage calculations are based on Royal Dutch Shell plcs total number of A ordinary shares in issue being 3,918,015,024 A ordinary shares and 2,440,410,614 B ordinary shares.|
|(c)||Stock-settled derivative transactions (including options)|
|(i)||Writing, selling, purchasing or varying|
e.g. call option
|(d)||Other dealings (including subscribing for new securities)|
|Nature of dealing
e.g. subscription, conversion
|Details||Price per unit (if|
|(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 party to the offer or person acting in concert making the disclosure and any other person:
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 party to the offer or person acting in concert 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
Are any Supplemental Forms attached?
|Supplemental Form 8 (Open Positions)||NO|
|Supplemental Form 8 (SBL)||NO|
|Date of disclosure:||13 August 2015|
|Contact name:||Mark Edwards|
|Telephone number:||020 7934 2817|
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 email@example.com. The Panels Market Surveillance Unit is available for consultation in relation to the Codes dealing disclosure requirements on +44 (0)20 7638 0129.
The Code can be viewed on the Panels website at www.thetakeoverpanel.org.uk.
This Report on Form 6-K is incorporated by reference into:
a) the Registration Statement on Form F-3 of Royal Dutch Shell plc and Shell International Finance B.V. (Registration Numbers 333-199736 and 333-199736-01); and
b) the Registration Statements on Forms S-8 of Royal Dutch Shell plc (Registration Numbers 333-126715, 333-141397, 333-171206, 333-192821 and 333-200953).
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized.
|Royal Dutch Shell plc|
|Title:||Deputy Company Secretary|
Date: August 13, 2015