Temporary restriction in short selling

The Financial Conduct Authority (“FCA”) notifies that it extends the prohibition of short selling in the following instrument applied on 31 July 2014 under Article 23(2) of Regulation (EU) No 236/2012 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 14 March 2012.  This follows a decision made by the Comissão do Mercado de Valores Mobiliários (CMVM).

Details of the financial instrument concerned: 
Banco Espirito Santo S.A. (ISIN: PTBES0AM0007)
This measure has been extended until 11.59pm on 4 August 2014.

For further information and details of the measure, please see our 31 July 2013 RNS and 1 August 2014 RNS.

Please note this extension does not apply to the following instrument: Jerónimo Martins SGPS S.A. (ISIN: PTJMT0AE0001)