Form 8.5 (EPT/NON-RI) GLENCORE INTL PLC

LONDON--()--

FORM 8.5 (EPT/NON-RI)

PUBLIC OPENING POSITION DISCLOSURE/DEALING DISCLOSURE BY AN

EXEMPT PRINCIPAL TRADER WITHOUT RECOGNISED INTERMEDIARY (“RI”) STATUS (OR WHERE RI STATUS IS NOT APPLICABLE)

Rule 8.5 of the Takeover Code (the “Code”)

1. KEY INFORMATION

(a)   Name of exempt principal trader:   BARCLAYS CAPITAL SECURITIES LTD
(b) Name of offeror/offeree in relation to whose

GLENCORE INTL PLC

  relevant securities this form relates:  
(c) Name of the party to the offer with which exempt Advisor to Offeree
  principal trader is connected  
(d) Date position held/dealing undertaken: 17 December 2012
(e) Has the EPT previously disclosed, or is it YES:
today disclosing, under the Code in respect
  of any other party to this offer? XSTRATA PLC

2. POSITIONS OF THE EXEMPT PRINCIPAL TRADER

(a) Interests and short positions in the relevant securities of the offeror or offeree to which the disclosure relates following the dealing (if any)

Class of relevant security:       ORD            
Interests Short Positions
    Number (%) Number (%)
(1) Relevant securities owned
and/or controlled: 5,008,890 0.07% 36,515,403 0.51%
           
(2) Derivatives (other than
options): 36,235,269 0.51% 2,810,851 0.04%
           
(3) Options and agreements to
purchase/sell: 1,000,000 0.01% 250,000 0.00%
           
(4) TOTAL:
42,244,159 0.60% 39,576,254 0.56%
           
Class of relevant security:   Convertible Bond XS0475310396      
Interests   Short Positions  
    Number (%) Number (%)
(1) Relevant securities owned
and/or controlled: 2,000,000 0.09% 0 0.00%
           
(2) Derivatives (other than
options): 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
(3) Options and agreements to
purchase/sell: 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
(4) TOTAL:
2,000,000 0.09% 0 0.00%

All interests and all short positions should be disclosed.

Details of any open derivative or option positions, or agreements to purchase or sell relevant securities, should be given on a Supplemental Form 8 (Open Positions).

(b) Rights to subscribe for new securities (including directors’ and other executive options)

Class of relevant security in relation to which subscription right exists:  
Details, including nature of the rights concerned and relevant percentages:  

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(b), copy table 2(a) or (b) (as appropriate) for each additional class of relevant security.

3. DEALINGS (IF ANY) BY THE EXEMPT PRINCIPAL TRADER

(a) Purchases and sales

Class of relevant   Purchase/sale   Number of   Price per unit
security   securities  
ORD Purchase 14 3.5077 GBP
ORD Purchase 363 3.5006 GBP
ORD Purchase 500 43.8500 HKD
ORD Purchase 667 3.4830 GBP
ORD Purchase 1,200 43.9500 HKD
ORD Purchase 1,200 44.0500 HKD
ORD Purchase 1,627 3.5210 GBP
ORD Purchase 1,700 43.9000 HKD
ORD Purchase 1,800 43.8000 HKD
ORD Purchase 3,000 44.1000 HKD
ORD Purchase 4,000 44.1500 HKD
ORD Purchase 4,253 3.5174 GBP
ORD Purchase 5,400 44.0000 HKD
ORD Purchase 8,083 3.5180 GBP
ORD Purchase 8,307 3.5172 GBP
ORD Purchase 16,732 3.5194 GBP
ORD Purchase 26,270 3.5111 GBP
ORD Purchase 38,178 3.5090 GBP
ORD Purchase 38,923 3.5142 GBP
ORD Purchase 125,213 3.5106 GBP
ORD Purchase 147,293 3.4877 GBP
ORD Purchase 155,768 3.5026 GBP
ORD Purchase 207,490 3.5235 GBP
ORD Purchase 373,871 3.5087 GBP
ORD Sale 100 43.7000 HKD
ORD Sale 663 3.5159 GBP
ORD Sale 667 3.4830 GBP
ORD Sale 1,400 3.5207 GBP
ORD Sale 7,385 3.5050 GBP
ORD Sale 8,083 3.5180 GBP
ORD Sale 8,207 3.5173 GBP
ORD Sale 8,395 3.5141 GBP
ORD Sale 9,078 3.5012 GBP
ORD Sale 9,873 3.5070 GBP
ORD Sale 11,785 3.5061 GBP
ORD Sale 15,549 3.5076 GBP
ORD Sale 18,800 44.0156 HKD
ORD Sale 26,589 3.5081 GBP
ORD Sale 37,883 3.5092 GBP
ORD Sale 48,780 3.5049 GBP
ORD Sale 71,454 3.5018 GBP
ORD Sale 147,670 3.4878 GBP
ORD Sale 152,500 3.5104 GBP
ORD Sale 207,185 3.5084 GBP
ORD Sale 278,761 3.5100 GBP
ORD Sale 317,607 3.5060 GBP
ORD (traded as ADR) Purchase 1,000 11.2800 USD
ORD (traded as ADR) Sale 1,000 11.2800 USD

(b) Derivatives transactions (other than options)

Class of   Product   Nature of dealing   Number of   Price per
relevant description reference unit
security     securities  
ORD CFD Long 100 43.6413 HKD
ORD CFD Long 1,000 3.4947 GBP
ORD SWAP Long 1,400 3.5207 GBP
ORD SWAP Long 11,785 3.5061 GBP
ORD CFD Long 13,228 3.5093 GBP
ORD CFD Long 55,626 3.5033 GBP
ORD CFD Long 106,004 3.5097 GBP
ORD CFD Long 110,000 3.5072 GBP
ORD CFD Long 152,500 3.5104 GBP
ORD SWAP Short 4,253 3.5174 GBP
ORD CFD Short 17,219 3.5250 GBP
ORD CFD Short 140,565 3.5014 GBP

(c) Options transactions in respect of existing securities

(i) Writing, selling, purchasing or varying

Class of relevant security   Product description e.g. call option   Writing, purchasing, selling, varying etc.   Number of securities to which option relates   Exercise price per unit   Type

e.g. American, European etc.

  Expiry date   Option money paid/ received per unit

(ii) Exercising

Class of relevant security   Product description

e.g. call option

  Number of securities   Exercise price per unit

(d) Other dealings (including subscribing for new securities)

Class of relevant security   Nature of dealing

e.g. subscription, conversion

  Details   Price per unit (if applicable)

The currency of all prices and other monetary amounts should be stated.

Where there have been dealings in more than one class of relevant securities of the offeror or offeree named in 1(b), copy table 3(a), (b), (c) or (d) (as appropriate) for each additional class of relevant security dealt in.

4. OTHER INFORMATION

(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 exempt principal trader making the disclosure and any party to the offer or any person acting in concert with a party to the offer:

If there are no such agreements, arrangements or understandings, state “none”

NONE

(b) Agreements, arrangements or understandings relating to options or derivatives

Details of any agreement, arrangement or understanding, formal or informal, between the exempt principal trader 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”

NONE

(c) Attachments

Is a Supplemental Form 8 (Open Positions) attached?  

YES

Date of disclosure:  

18 Dec 2012

Contact name:   Geoff Smith
Telephone number:   020 3555 4632

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 monitoring@disclosure.org.uk. The Panel’s Market Surveillance Unit is available for consultation in relation to the Code’s dealing disclosure requirements on +44 (0)20 7638 0129.

SUPPLEMENTAL FORM 8 (OPEN POSITIONS)

DETAILS OF OPEN OPTION AND DERIVATIVE POSITIONS, AGREEMENTS TO PURCHASE OR SELL ETC.

Note 5(i) on Rule 8 of the Takeover Code (the “Code”)

1. KEY INFORMATION

Identity of the person whose positions/dealings   BARCLAYS CAPITAL SECURITIES LTD
are being disclosed:  
Name of offeror/offeree in relation to whose GLENCORE INTL PLC
relevant securities this from relates:  

2. OPTIONS AND DERIVATIVES

Class   Product   Writing,   Number   Exercise   Type   Expiry
of description purchasing, of price date
relevant selling, securities per unit
security varying etc to which
option
      relates      
ORD Put Options Purchased 1,000,000 3.2000 American 19 Dec 2012
ORD Call Options Written -250,000 3.6000 American 19 Dec 2012

3. AGREEMENTS TO PURCHASE OR SELL ETC.

Full details should be given so that the nature of the interest or position can be fully understood:

It is not necessary to provide details on a Supplemental Form (Open Positions) with regard to contracts for differences (“CFDs”) or spread bets.

The currency of all prices and other monetary amounts should be stated.

The Panel’s Market Surveillance Unit is available for consultation in relation to the Code’s dealing disclosure requirements on +44 (0)20 7638 0129.

The Code can be viewed on the Panel’s website at www.thetakeoverpanel.org.uk.

Short Name: BARCLAYS PLC
Category Code: FEO
Sequence Number: 356235
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20121218T104823+0000

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