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If the grant or acquisition of an option has previously been announced pursuant to the requirements of this Chapter, the listed issuer must, as soon as reasonably practicable, upon:—

(1) the expiry of the option;
(2) the option holder notifying the grantor that the option will not be exercised; or
(3) the transfer by the option holder of the option to a third party

(whichever is the earliest) announce such fact by means of an announcement which is published in accordance with rule 2.07C. If the listed issuer is the option holder, the transfer of the option will also be treated as a transaction and classified for the purpose of the percentage ratios. The consideration for the transfer of the option will be used for the purpose of classification.