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Form 8.3 - Fyffes PLC

TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 08/27/14 --


                                                                    FORM 8.3


  IRISH TAKEOVER PANELDISCLOSURE UNDER RULE 8.3 OF THE IRISH TAKEOVER PANEL
                ACT, 1997, TAKEOVER RULES, 2007 (AS AMENDED)

DEALINGS BY PERSONS WITH INTERESTS IN RELEVANT SECURITIES REPRESENTING 1% OR
                           MORE1. KEY INFORMATION
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Name of person dealing (Note   The Canada Life Assurance Company, The Great-
1)                            West Life Assurance Company, Great-West Life &
                                Annuity Insurance Company, I.G. Investment
                                  Management, Ltd., Irish Life Investment
                                  Managers Limited, London Life Insurance
                               Company, PanAgora Asset Management Inc., The
                                   Putnam Advisory Company, LLC, Putnam
                                 Investments Limited and Putnam Investment
                                 Management, LLC, Setanta Asset Management
                                   Limited, all of which are investment
                               management subsidiaries of Power Corporation
                                                of Canada

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Company dealt in                                Fyffes PLC
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Class of relevant security to  EUR0.06 ordinary shares (ISIN: IE0003295239)
which the dealings being
disclosed relate (Note 2)
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Date of dealing                               27 August 2014
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2. INTERESTS AND SHORT POSITIONS

(a) Interests and short positions (following dealing) in the class of relevant security dealt in (Note 3)



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                                            Long               Short
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                                      Number      (%)     Number     (%)
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(1) Relevant securities
                                    8,447,794   (2.84%)
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(2) Derivatives (other than options)
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(3) Options and agreements to
 purchase/sell
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Total                               8,447,794   (2.84%)
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(b) Interests and short positions in relevant securities of the company, other than the class dealt in (Note 3)



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Class of relevant security:                 Long                Short
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                                      Number      (%)     Number      (%)
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(1) Relevant securities
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(2) Derivatives (other than options)
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(3) Options and agreements to
 purchase/sell
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Total
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3. DEALINGS (Note 4)

(a) Purchases and sales



                             Number of relevant
      Purchase/sale              securities        Price per unit (Note 5)
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           Buy                    298,513                 .9744 Euro
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(b) Derivatives transactions (other than options transactions)


Product name,      Nature of          Number of relevant  Price per unit
                   transaction        securities
e.g. CFD                                                  (Note 5)
                   (Note 6)           (Note 7)
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(c) Options transactions in respect of existing relevant securities

(i) Writing, selling, purchasing or varying



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                     Number of
 Product             securities
  name,   Writing,    to which          Type, e.g.
  e.g.    selling,   the option          American,          Option money
  call   purchasing,  relates   Exercise European Expiry  paid/received per
 option varying etc.  (Note 7)   price     etc.    date     unit (Note 5)
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(ii) Exercising



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Product name, e.g. call  Number of securities     Exercise price per unit
option                                            (Note 5)
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(d) Other dealings (including transactions in respect of new securities) (Note 4)



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Nature of transaction  Details                        Price per unit
(Note 8)                                              (if applicable)(Note
                                                      5)
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21 August 2014         Asset Transfer - 23,651 shares N/A
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4. 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.
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Is a Supplemental Form 8 attached?                      No
(Note 9)
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Date of disclosure                                27 August 2014
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Contact name                                       John Mulligan
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Telephone number                                   204 956 8653
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If a connected EFM, name of
offeree/offeror with which connected
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If a connected EFM, state nature of
connection (Note 10)
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Contacts:
John Mulligan
204 956 8653

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