Form 8.3 - SHIRE PLC

LONDON--()--

FORM 8.3

PUBLIC OPENING POSITION DISCLOSURE/DEALING DISCLOSURE BY

A PERSON WITH INTERESTS IN RELEVANT SECURITIES REPRESENTING 1% OR MORE

Rule 8.3 of the Takeover Code (the “Code”)

1. KEY INFORMATION

(a) Identity of the person whose positions/dealings are being disclosed:  

Barclays PLC.

(b) Owner or controller of interests and short positions disclosed, if different from 1(a):

The naming of nominee or vehicle companies is insufficient

   
(c) Name of offeror/offeree in relation to whose relevant securities this form relates:

Use a separate form for each offeror/offeree

 

SHIRE PLC

(d) If an exempt fund manager connected with an offeror/offeree, state this and specify identity of offeror/offeree:    
(e) Date position held/dealing undertaken:  

31 July 2014

(f) Has the discloser previously disclosed, or are they today disclosing, under the Code in respect of any other party to this offer?  

YES:

ABBVIE INC

 

2. POSITIONS OF THE PERSON MAKING THE DISCLOSURE

(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: 10,300,634 1.75% 3,869,997 0.66%
           
(2) Derivatives (other than
options): 1,695,633 0.29% 5,019,482 0.85%
           
(3) Options and agreements to
purchase/sell: 1,446,600 0.25% 1,308,300 0.22%
           
(4)
TOTAL: 13,442,867 2.28% 10,197,779 1.73%
           
(b) Rights to subscribe for new securities (including directors and other executive

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

3. DEALINGS (IF ANY) BY THE PERSON MAKING THE DISCLOSURE

(a) Purchases and sales

Class of relevant   Purchase/sale   Number of   Price per unit
security   securities  
ORD Purchase 61 49.2600 GBP
ORD Purchase 61 49.3000 GBP
ORD Purchase 62 49.0900 GBP
ORD Purchase 62 49.1700 GBP
ORD Purchase 63 49.2200 GBP
ORD Purchase 68 49.0050 GBP
ORD Purchase 72 49.0300 GBP
ORD Purchase 72 49.0880 GBP
ORD Purchase 83 49.0100 GBP
ORD Purchase 84 48.9250 GBP
ORD Purchase 92 49.2400 GBP
ORD Purchase 97 49.0500 GBP
ORD Purchase 101 49.1800 GBP
ORD Purchase 102 49.2000 GBP
ORD Purchase 103 48.9450 GBP
ORD Purchase 122 49.0350 GBP
ORD Purchase 125 49.1600 GBP
ORD Purchase 151 49.0200 GBP
ORD Purchase 157 49.1150 GBP
ORD Purchase 165 49.2300 GBP
ORD Purchase 166 49.1300 GBP
ORD Purchase 167 49.2500 GBP
ORD Purchase 176 48.9790 GBP
ORD Purchase 182 49.0800 GBP
ORD Purchase 207 48.9850 GBP
ORD Purchase 224 48.9750 GBP
ORD Purchase 257 49.1900 GBP
ORD Purchase 299 49.1500 GBP
ORD Purchase 310 49.0400 GBP
ORD Purchase 331 49.1400 GBP
ORD Purchase 332 48.9950 GBP
ORD Purchase 409 48.9000 GBP
ORD Purchase 434 49.1404 GBP
ORD Purchase 507 48.9550 GBP
ORD Purchase 536 49.1200 GBP
ORD Purchase 672 48.9800 GBP
ORD Purchase 697 49.1100 GBP
ORD Purchase 917 48.9900 GBP
ORD Purchase 932 49.1072 GBP
ORD Purchase 1,199 48.9200 GBP
ORD Purchase 1,279 48.9700 GBP
ORD Purchase 1,525 49.1747 GBP
ORD Purchase 1,715 49.1678 GBP
ORD Purchase 2,348 48.9600 GBP
ORD Purchase 2,796 48.9100 GBP
ORD Purchase 3,034 49.0491 GBP
ORD Purchase 3,270 48.9300 GBP
ORD Purchase 3,500 48.9500 GBP
ORD (traded as ADR) Purchase 3,600 247.8170 USD
ORD Purchase 3,768 49.0000 GBP
ORD Purchase 3,798 49.1000 GBP
ORD Purchase 4,500 49.1506 GBP
ORD Purchase 5,331 48.9400 GBP
ORD Purchase 5,469 49.0889 GBP
ORD (traded as ADR) Purchase 6,600 248.1815 USD
ORD Purchase 7,029 49.0259 GBP
ORD Purchase 7,445 49.0475 GBP
ORD Purchase 8,758 49.0514 GBP
ORD Purchase 9,778 49.1419 GBP
ORD Purchase 10,749 49.1292 GBP
ORD Purchase 11,626 49.1826 GBP
ORD Purchase 12,110 49.1943 GBP
ORD Purchase 12,573 49.1677 GBP
ORD Purchase 16,375 48.9577 GBP
ORD Purchase 24,521 49.1350 GBP
ORD Purchase 35,656 49.0827 GBP
ORD Purchase 52,111 49.1489 GBP
ORD Purchase 84,038 49.1681 GBP
ORD Purchase 89,080 48.9573 GBP
ORD Purchase 236,808 49.1438 GBP
ORD Purchase 351,717 49.2100 GBP
ORD Sale 45 49.0202 GBP
ORD Sale 61 49.2600 GBP
ORD Sale 61 49.3000 GBP
ORD Sale 62 49.0900 GBP
ORD Sale 62 49.1700 GBP
ORD Sale 63 49.2200 GBP
ORD Sale 68 49.0050 GBP
ORD Sale 72 49.0300 GBP
ORD Sale 72 49.0880 GBP
ORD Sale 83 49.0100 GBP
ORD Sale 84 48.9250 GBP
ORD Sale 92 49.2400 GBP
ORD Sale 97 49.0500 GBP
ORD Sale 99 49.1350 GBP
ORD Sale 101 49.1800 GBP
ORD Sale 102 49.2000 GBP
ORD Sale 103 48.9450 GBP
ORD Sale 122 49.0350 GBP
ORD Sale 125 49.1600 GBP
ORD Sale 151 49.0200 GBP
ORD Sale 157 49.1150 GBP
ORD Sale 165 49.2300 GBP
ORD Sale 166 49.1300 GBP
ORD Sale 167 49.2500 GBP
ORD Sale 176 48.9790 GBP
ORD Sale 182 49.0800 GBP
ORD Sale 207 48.9850 GBP
ORD Sale 224 48.9750 GBP
ORD Sale 257 49.1900 GBP
ORD Sale 310 49.0400 GBP
ORD Sale 317 49.2100 GBP
ORD Sale 331 49.1400 GBP
ORD Sale 332 48.9950 GBP
ORD Sale 409 48.9000 GBP
ORD Sale 507 48.9550 GBP
ORD Sale 536 49.1200 GBP
ORD Sale 604 49.1500 GBP
ORD Sale 672 48.9800 GBP
ORD Sale 697 49.1100 GBP
ORD Sale 917 48.9900 GBP
ORD Sale 1,199 48.9200 GBP
ORD Sale 1,279 48.9700 GBP
ORD Sale 1,567 49.1483 GBP
ORD Sale 1,640 48.9348 GBP
ORD Sale 2,084 48.9100 GBP
ORD Sale 2,348 48.9600 GBP
ORD Sale 3,270 48.9300 GBP
ORD Sale 3,500 48.9500 GBP
ORD (traded as ADR) Sale 3,600 247.8170 USD
ORD Sale 3,679 49.2321 GBP
ORD Sale 3,768 49.0000 GBP
ORD Sale 3,798 49.1000 GBP
ORD Sale 4,231 49.0622 GBP
ORD Sale 4,393 49.0395 GBP
ORD Sale 5,331 48.9400 GBP
ORD Sale 5,666 49.1561 GBP
ORD (traded as ADR) Sale 6,600 248.1815 USD
ORD Sale 8,950 49.0549 GBP
ORD Sale 8,952 49.0367 GBP
ORD Sale 12,729 49.1194 GBP
ORD Sale 17,572 49.1466 GBP
ORD Sale 17,683 49.1354 GBP
ORD Sale 21,148 49.1124 GBP
ORD Sale 26,459 48.9840 GBP
ORD Sale 32,500 49.1615 GBP
ORD Sale 39,456 49.1495 GBP
ORD Sale 44,427 49.1629 GBP
ORD Sale 52,193 49.1313 GBP
ORD Sale 57,086 49.0982 GBP
ORD Sale 82,848 49.1073 GBP
ORD Sale 112,511 49.1382 GBP
ORD Sale 121,052 49.0975 GBP
ORD Sale 125,568 49.2030 GBP
ORD Sale 129,182 49.1375 GBP
ORD Sale 144,195 49.1164 GBP
ORD Sale 213,198 49.0894 GBP

(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 2,995 49.0148 GBP
ORD CFD Long 1,567 49.1483 GBP
ORD SWAP Long 3,929 49.1391 GBP
ORD CFD Long 3,844 49.1093 GBP
ORD SWAP Long 9,790 49.2480 GBP
ORD SWAP Long 362,000 49.0630 GBP
ORD SWAP Short 233 49.1359 GBP
ORD CFD Short 2,400 48.9144 GBP
ORD SWAP Short 3,928 49.1981 GBP
ORD CFD Short 4,180 49.0920 GBP
ORD SWAP Short 19,787 49.1408 GBP
ORD CFD Short 12,110 49.1943 GBP
ORD CFD Short 34,436 49.2138 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        
ADR Call Options Purchasing 61,000 240 USD American 16 Aug 2014 9.6000 USD
ADR Call Options Purchasing 100 285 USD American 17 Jan 2015 0.5000 USD

(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(c), 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 person 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 person 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:  

1 Aug 2014

Contact name:

Rajesh Muthanna

Telephone number:

020 3555 4634

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.

143221.01

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 person whose open positions are being disclosed:  

Barclays PLC.

Name of offeror/offeree in relation to whose relevant securities the disclosure relates:

SHIRE PLC

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      
ADR Put Options Purchased -300 160.0000 American 18 Oct 2014
ADR Put Options Purchased -2,800 160.0000 American 17 Jan 2015
ADR Put Options Purchased -600 185.0000 American 17 Jan 2015
ADR Put Options Purchased -200 190.0000 American 18 Oct 2014
ADR Put Options Purchased -100 215.0000 American 16 Aug 2014
ADR Put Options Purchased -100 220.0000 American 16 Aug 2014
ADR Put Options Purchased -300 230.0000 American 18 Oct 2014
ADR Put Options Purchased -1,100 240.0000 American 16 Aug 2014
ADR Put Options Purchased -1,600 240.0000 American 18 Oct 2014
ADR Put Options Purchased -3,800 250.0000 American 16 Aug 2014
ADR Put Options Purchased -300 255.0000 American 17 Jan 2015
ADR Put Options Purchased -1,000 260.0000 American 18 Oct 2014
ADR Put Options Purchased -1,600 270.0000 American 16 Aug 2014
ADR Put Options Written 100 130.0000 American 17 Jan 2015
ADR Put Options Written 100 140.0000 American 18 Oct 2014
ADR Put Options Written 300 145.0000 American 18 Oct 2014
ADR Put Options Written 300 150.0000 American 18 Oct 2014
ADR Put Options Written 1,100 165.0000 American 18 Oct 2014
ADR Put Options Written 500 170.0000 American 18 Oct 2014
ADR Put Options Written 6,100 175.0000 American 18 Oct 2014
ADR Put Options Written 1,000 180.0000 American 20 Sep 2014
ADR Put Options Written 300 180.0000 American 18 Oct 2014
ADR Put Options Written 700 195.0000 American 18 Oct 2014
ADR Put Options Written 100 200.0000 American 16 Aug 2014
ADR Put Options Written 200 200.0000 American 18 Oct 2014
ADR Put Options Written 300 205.0000 American 18 Oct 2014
ADR Put Options Written 100 210.0000 American 16 Aug 2014
ADR Put Options Written 200 220.0000 American 17 Jan 2015
ADR Put Options Written 100 225.0000 American 16 Aug 2014
ADR Put Options Written 200 230.0000 American 17 Jan 2015
ADR Put Options Written 100 235.0000 American 18 Oct 2014
ADR Put Options Written 300 275.0000 American 18 Oct 2014
ADR Put Options Written 300 280.0000 American 18 Oct 2014
ADR Call Options Purchased 1,800 165.0000 American 18 Oct 2014
ADR Call Options Purchased 1,600 215.0000 American 16 Aug 2014
ADR Call Options Purchased 1,000 215.0000 American 18 Oct 2014
ADR Call Options Purchased 900 230.0000 American 16 Aug 2014
ADR Call Options Purchased 100 240.0000 American 16 Aug 2014
ADR Call Options Purchased 1,600 250.0000 American 17 Jan 2015
ADR Call Options Purchased 20,000 255.0000 American 16 Aug 2014
ADR Call Options Purchased 200 255.0000 American 18 Oct 2014
ADR Call Options Purchased 126,300 260.0000 American 16 Aug 2014
ADR Call Options Purchased 3,500 260.0000 American 18 Oct 2014
ADR Call Options Purchased 400 260.0000 American 17 Jan 2015
ADR Call Options Purchased 1,600 265.0000 American 16 Aug 2014
ADR Call Options Purchased 3,100 265.0000 American 18 Oct 2014
ADR Call Options Purchased 7,500 265.0000 American 17 Jan 2015
ADR Call Options Purchased 300,000 270.0000 American 17 Jan 2015
ADR Call Options Purchased 100 280.0000 American 16 Aug 2014
ADR Call Options Purchased 100 285.0000 American 17 Jan 2015
ADR Call Options Written -1,200 155.0000 American 18 Oct 2014
ADR Call Options Written -2,500 160.0000 American 18 Oct 2014
ADR Call Options Written -5,800 175.0000 American 18 Oct 2014
ADR Call Options Written -200 180.0000 American 18 Oct 2014
ADR Call Options Written -100 180.0000 American 17 Jan 2015
ADR Call Options Written -1,100 190.0000 American 18 Oct 2014
ADR Call Options Written -2,300 195.0000 American 18 Oct 2014
ADR Call Options Written -2,000 200.0000 American 18 Oct 2014
ADR Call Options Written -200 210.0000 American 18 Oct 2014
ADR Call Options Written -2,200 220.0000 American 18 Oct 2014
ADR Call Options Written -1,600 230.0000 American 18 Oct 2014
ADR Call Options Written -500 230.0000 American 17 Jan 2015
ADR Call Options Written -1,100 235.0000 American 18 Oct 2014
ADR Call Options Written -81,000 240.0000 American 16 Aug 2014
ADR Call Options Written -100 240.0000 American 18 Oct 2014
ADR Call Options Written -200 240.0000 American 17 Jan 2015
ADR Call Options Written -300 245.0000 American 17 Jan 2015
ADR Call Options Written -3,100 250.0000 American 16 Aug 2014
ADR Call Options Written -100 255.0000 American 16 Aug 2014
ADR Call Options Written -308,500 255.0000 American 17 Jan 2015
ADR Call Options Written -6,000 265.0000 American 16 Aug 2014
ADR Call Options Written -200 270.0000 American 18 Oct 2014
ADR Call Options Written -1,900 270.0000 American 17 Jan 2015
ADR Call Options Written -100 320.0000 American 17 Jan 2015

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: RET
Sequence Number: 427381
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20140801T135248+0100

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