-----BEGIN PRIVACY-ENHANCED MESSAGE----- Proc-Type: 2001,MIC-CLEAR Originator-Name: webmaster@www.sec.gov Originator-Key-Asymmetric: MFgwCgYEVQgBAQICAf8DSgAwRwJAW2sNKK9AVtBzYZmr6aGjlWyK3XmZv3dTINen TWSM7vrzLADbmYQaionwg5sDW3P6oaM5D3tdezXMm7z1T+B+twIDAQAB MIC-Info: RSA-MD5,RSA, Adt7KA2jJdJzQz6yGQDtMVDqxwvZjtOnxE0oTFk1q3BjsmlGNL9RgVlfUC9DrojL Nfhyg3JxaX3LMg4SOz3PAA== 0001104659-08-076388.txt : 20081215 0001104659-08-076388.hdr.sgml : 20081215 20081215094252 ACCESSION NUMBER: 0001104659-08-076388 CONFORMED SUBMISSION TYPE: SC 13G/A PUBLIC DOCUMENT COUNT: 1 FILED AS OF DATE: 20081215 DATE AS OF CHANGE: 20081215 SUBJECT COMPANY: COMPANY DATA: COMPANY CONFORMED NAME: PROSHARES TRUST CENTRAL INDEX KEY: 0001174610 IRS NUMBER: 000000000 STATE OF INCORPORATION: DE FISCAL YEAR END: 0531 FILING VALUES: FORM TYPE: SC 13G/A SEC ACT: 1934 Act SEC FILE NUMBER: 005-82989 FILM NUMBER: 081248680 BUSINESS ADDRESS: STREET 1: 7501 WISCONSIN AVENUE STREET 2: SUITE 1000 CITY: BETHESDA STATE: MD ZIP: 20814 BUSINESS PHONE: 240-497-6400 MAIL ADDRESS: STREET 1: 7501 WISCONSIN AVENUE STREET 2: SUITE1000 CITY: BETHESDA STATE: MD ZIP: 20814 FORMER COMPANY: FORMER CONFORMED NAME: XTRASHARES TRUST DATE OF NAME CHANGE: 20030409 FORMER COMPANY: FORMER CONFORMED NAME: PROFUNDS ETF TRUST DATE OF NAME CHANGE: 20020531 FILED BY: COMPANY DATA: COMPANY CONFORMED NAME: HBOS PLC CENTRAL INDEX KEY: 0001286019 IRS NUMBER: 000000000 STATE OF INCORPORATION: X0 FISCAL YEAR END: 1231 FILING VALUES: FORM TYPE: SC 13G/A MAIL ADDRESS: STREET 1: PO BOX 5 STREET 2: MOUND CITY: EDINBURGH SCOTLAND STATE: X0 ZIP: 9999999999 SC 13G/A 1 a08-29917_2sc13ga.htm SC 13G/A

 

 

 

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SCHEDULE 13G

 

Under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
(Amendment No. 6)*

 

Proshares Trust

(Name of Issuer)

Ultrashort Smallcap600 Proshares

(Title of Class of Securities)

74347R792

(CUSIP Number)

5 December 2008

(Date of Event Which Requires Filing of this Statement)

Check the appropriate box to designate the rule pursuant to which this Schedule is filed:

o

Rule 13d-1(b)

x

Rule 13d-1(c)

o

Rule 13d-1(d)

 

*The remainder of this cover page shall be filled out for a reporting person's initial filing on this form with respect to the subject class of securities, and for any subsequent amendment containing information which would alter the disclosures provided in a prior cover page.

 

The information required in the remainder of this cover page shall not be deemed to be "filed" for the purpose of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 ("Act") or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section of the Act but shall be subject to all other provisions of the Act (however, see the Notes).

 



 

CUSIP No. 74347R792

 

 

1.

Names of Reporting Persons I.R.S. Identification Nos. of above persons (entities only)
HBOS PLC / SC218813

 

 

2.

Check the Appropriate Box if a Member of a Group (See Instructions)

 

 

(a)

o

 

 

(b)

o

 

 

3.

SEC Use Only

 

 

4.

Citizenship or Place of Organization
SCOTLAND

 

 

 

Number of
Shares
Beneficially
Owned by
Each
Reporting
Person With

5.

Sole Voting Power
Not Applicable

 

6.

Shared Voting Power
Not Applicable

 

7.

Sole Dispositive Power
Not Applicable

 

8.

Shared Dispositive Power
Not Applicable

 

 

9.

Aggregate Amount Beneficially Owned by Each Reporting Person
Not Applicable

 

 

10.

Check if the Aggregate Amount in Row (9) Excludes Certain Shares (See Instructions)  o
Not Applicable

 

 

11.

Percent of Class Represented by Amount in Row (9)
Not Applicable

 

 

12.

Type of Reporting Person (See Instructions)
CO

 

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Item 1.

 

(a)

Name of Issuer
Proshares Trust

 

(b)

Address of Issuer’s Principal Executive Offices
7501 Wisconsin Avenue, Suite 1000, Bethesda, MD 20814

 

Item 2.

 

(a)

Name of Person Filing
HBOS PLC

 

(b)

Address of Principal Business Office or, if none, Residence
THE MOUND, EDINBURGH, EH1 1YZ

 

(c)

Citizenship
REGISTERED IN SCOTLAND

 

(d)

Title of Class of Securities
Ultrashort Smallcap600 Proshares

 

(e)

CUSIP Number
74347R792

 

Item 3.

If this statement is filed pursuant to §§240.13d-1(b) or 240.13d-2(b) or (c), check whether the person filing is a:

Not applicable

 

(a)

o

Broker or dealer registered under section 15 of the Act (15 U.S.C. 78o);

 

(b)

o

Bank as defined in section 3(a)(6) of the Act (15 U.S.C. 78c);

 

(c)

o

Insurance company as defined in section 3(a)(19) of the Act (15 U.S.C. 78c);

 

(d)

o

Investment company registered under section 8 of the Investment Company Act of 1940 (15 U.S.C. 80a-8);

 

(e)

o

An investment adviser in accordance with §240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(E);

 

(f)

o

An employee benefit plan or endowment fund in accordance with §240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(F);

 

(g)

o

A parent holding company or control person in accordance with §240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(G);

 

(h)

o

A savings association as defined in Section 3(b) of the Federal Deposit Insurance Act (12 U.S.C. 1813);

 

(i)

o

A church plan that is excluded from the definition of an investment company under section 3(c)(14) of the Investment Company Act of 1940 (15 U.S.C. 80a-3);

 

(j)

o

A non-U.S. institution in accordance with § 240.13d–1(b)(1)(ii)(J);

 

(k)

o

Group, in accordance with § 240.13d–1(b)(1)(ii)(K). If filing as a non-U.S. institution in accordance with

§ 240.13d–1(b)(1)(ii)(J), please specify the type of institution:____________________________

 

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Item 4.

Ownership

Provide the following information regarding the aggregate number and percentage of the class of securities of the issuer identified in Item 1.

 

(a)

Amount beneficially owned:   

Nil

 

(b)

Percent of class:   

N/A

 

(c)

Number of shares as to which the person has:

 

 

 

(i)

Sole power to vote or to direct the vote   

Not Applicable

 

 

(ii)

Shared power to vote or to direct the vote     

Not applicable

 

 

(iii)

Sole power to dispose or to direct the disposition of   

Not Applicable

 

 

(iv)

Shared power to dispose or to direct the disposition of   

Not applicable

 

Item 5.

Ownership of Five Percent or Less of a Class

If this statement is being filed to report the fact that as of the date hereof the reporting person has ceased to be the beneficial owner of more than five percent of the class of securities, check the following   o.

 

Item 6.

Ownership of More than Five Percent on Behalf of Another Person

Insight Investment Management (Global) Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary company of HBOS plc, managed the shares ,which were subject to previous disclosures, on behalf of a number of investment funds. Insight Investment Management (Global) Limited had the right to receive or the power to direct the receipt of dividends from, or the proceeds from the sale of, such securities on behalf of the said investment funds. Ss of this date, said shares were disposed of.

 

Item 7.

Identification and Classification of the Subsidiary Which Acquired the Security Being Reported on By the Parent Holding Company or Control Person

Insight Investment Management (Global) Limited, I.R.S. Identification No 827982, a company registered in England and Wales, is a 100% owned subsidiary company of HBOS plc.

 

Item 8.

Identification and Classification of Members of the Group

Not applicable

 

Item 9.

Notice of Dissolution of Group

Not applicable

 

 

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Item 10.

Certification

Not applicable

 

Signature

 

After reasonable inquiry and to the best of my knowledge and belief, I certify that the information set forth in this statement is true, complete and correct.

 

 

11/12/2008

 

Date

 


/s/ Kenny Melville

 

Signature

 


Kenny Melville, Assistant Company Secretary

 

Name/Title

 

 

 

ATTENTION

 

Intentional misstatements or omissions of fact constitute Federal Criminal Violations (See 18 U.S.C. 1001).

 

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