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: 21 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: 4,545,614 0.06% 37,900,916 0.53%
           
(2) Derivatives (other than
options): 37,354,582 0.53% 2,503,527 0.04%
           
(3) Options and agreements to
purchase/sell: 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
(4) TOTAL:
41,900,196 0.59% 40,404,443 0.57%
 
Class of relevant security:   Convertible Bond XS0475310396      
Interests Short Positions
    Number (%) Number (%)
(1) Relevant securities owned
and/or controlled: 3,400,000 0.15% 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:
3,400,000 0.15% 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 100 43.8000 HKD
ORD Purchase 192 3.4770 GBP
ORD Purchase 800 43.6375 HKD
ORD Purchase 1,056 3.4899 GBP
ORD Purchase 1,200 43.6500 HKD
ORD Purchase 1,500 43.5000 HKD
ORD Purchase 1,955 3.4757 GBP
ORD Purchase 2,000 43.4000 HKD
ORD Purchase 2,500 43.8820 HKD
ORD Purchase 2,700 43.5500 HKD
ORD Purchase 3,122 3.4894 GBP
ORD Purchase 8,953 3.4513 GBP
ORD Purchase 9,163 3.4607 GBP
ORD Purchase 10,071 3.4606 GBP
ORD Purchase 30,558 3.5155 GBP
ORD Purchase 49,817 3.4814 GBP
ORD Purchase 111,732 3.4613 GBP
ORD Purchase 256,926 3.4674 GBP
ORD Purchase 278,761 3.4785 GBP
ORD Sale 100 43.6000 HKD
ORD Sale 100 43.6500 HKD
ORD Sale 100 43.8000 HKD
ORD Sale 160 3.4950 GBP
ORD Sale 200 43.9000 HKD
ORD Sale 420 3.4764 GBP
ORD Sale 600 43.5500 HKD
ORD Sale 705 3.4885 GBP
ORD Sale 900 43.8500 HKD
ORD Sale 1,300 43.9500 HKD
ORD Sale 1,535 3.4757 GBP
ORD Sale 2,132 3.5155 GBP
ORD Sale 5,856 3.4811 GBP
ORD Sale 6,500 43.5176 HKD
ORD Sale 9,308 3.4673 GBP
ORD Sale 9,888 3.4604 GBP
ORD Sale 12,683 3.4708 GBP
ORD Sale 13,500 3.5010 GBP
ORD Sale 15,257 3.4890 GBP
ORD Sale 19,100 3.5016 GBP
ORD Sale 34,212 3.4789 GBP
ORD Sale 36,853 3.5075 GBP
ORD Sale 43,791 3.4731 GBP
ORD Sale 65,722 3.4913 GBP
ORD Sale 66,903 3.4660 GBP
ORD Sale 92,203 3.5145 GBP
ORD Sale 100,492 3.4893 GBP
ORD Sale 139,381 3.5135 GBP
ORD Sale 299,132 3.4633 GBP

(b) Derivatives transactions (other than options)

Class of   Product   Nature of dealing   Number of   Price per
relevant description reference unit
security     securities  
ORD SWAP Long 3,460 3.4995 GBP
ORD CFD Long 6,985 3.4730 GBP
ORD CFD Long 13,495 3.4782 GBP
ORD SWAP Long 32,600 3.5013 GBP
ORD SWAP Long 85,500 3.5058 GBP
ORD CFD Long 89,278 3.4691 GBP
ORD CFD Long 251,696 3.4616 GBP
ORD CFD Short 100 43.8588 HKD
ORD CFD Short 900 43.5559 HKD
ORD CFD Short 20,184 3.4936 GBP
ORD CFD Short 30,881 3.4744 GBP

(c) Options transactions in respect of existing securities

(i) Writing, selling, purchasing or varying

Class   Product   Writing,   Number   Exercise   Type   Expiry   Option
of description purchasing, of price date money
relevant selling, securities per unit paid/
security varying etc to which received
option per unit
      relates        
ORD Call Options Purchasing 250,000 360 GBP American 21 Dec 2012 TRANSFER
ORD Put Options Selling 1,000,000 320 GBP American 21 Dec 2012 TRANSFER

(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?   NO
Date of disclosure:  

24 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.

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

Short Name: BARCLAYS PLC
Category Code: FEO
Sequence Number: 357187
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20121224T104032+0000

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