Form 8.3 - SHIRE PLC

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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   Barclays PLC.
  are being disclosed:  
(b) Owner or controller of interest and short
  positions disclosed, if different from 1(a):  
(c) Name of offeror/offeree in relation to whose SHIRE PLC
  relevant securities this form relates:  
(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: 5 September 2014
(f) Has the discloser previously disclosed, or are YES:
they today disclosing, under the Code in respect ABBVIE INC
  of any other party to this offer?  

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: 9,815,387 1.66% 3,877,216 0.66%
           
(2) Derivatives (other than
options): 2,168,300 0.37% 3,891,705 0.66%
           
(3) Options and agreements to
purchase/sell: 1,314,300 0.22% 1,376,400 0.23%
           
(4)
TOTAL: 13,297,987 2.25% 9,145,321 1.55%

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 (traded as ADR) Purchase 30 245.9297 USD
ORD Purchase 35 49.7890 GBP
ORD Purchase 59 49.7840 GBP
ORD Purchase 59 49.8300 GBP
ORD Purchase 74 49.7300 GBP
ORD Purchase 118 49.8200 GBP
ORD Purchase 131 49.7650 GBP
ORD Purchase 134 49.7900 GBP
ORD Purchase 135 49.9100 GBP
ORD (traded as ADR) Purchase 210 248.1694 USD
ORD Purchase 234 50.3000 GBP
ORD (traded as ADR) Purchase 300 245.5500 USD
ORD (traded as ADR) Purchase 300 245.8800 USD
ORD (traded as ADR) Purchase 300 247.0300 USD
ORD Purchase 310 49.9800 GBP
ORD Purchase 359 50.2000 GBP
ORD Purchase 377 49.7750 GBP
ORD Purchase 430 50.0071 GBP
ORD Purchase 447 49.7800 GBP
ORD Purchase 537 50.0685 GBP
ORD (traded as ADR) Purchase 570 245.7400 USD
ORD (traded as ADR) Purchase 585 247.0315 USD
ORD Purchase 596 49.7700 GBP
ORD Purchase 596 49.9400 GBP
ORD (traded as ADR) Purchase 600 245.4600 USD
ORD (traded as ADR) Purchase 600 248.1950 USD
ORD Purchase 633 49.7500 GBP
ORD Purchase 734 50.0000 GBP
ORD Purchase 790 49.9866 GBP
ORD Purchase 801 50.0249 GBP
ORD (traded as ADR) Purchase 900 248.1066 USD
ORD (traded as ADR) Purchase 900 248.5033 USD
ORD Purchase 1,128 49.9098 GBP
ORD (traded as ADR) Purchase 1,200 245.7185 USD
ORD (traded as ADR) Purchase 1,200 247.7950 USD
ORD Purchase 1,254 50.0923 GBP
ORD (traded as ADR) Purchase 1,800 248.3693 USD
ORD Purchase 2,089 50.0500 GBP
ORD (traded as ADR) Purchase 2,700 247.3944 USD
ORD (traded as ADR) Purchase 2,700 248.5655 USD
ORD (traded as ADR) Purchase 2,712 248.4513 USD
ORD Purchase 2,916 50.1000 GBP
ORD (traded as ADR) Purchase 3,000 245.6722 USD
ORD (traded as ADR) Purchase 3,588 248.5730 USD
ORD (traded as ADR) Purchase 4,200 248.5097 USD
ORD (traded as ADR) Purchase 5,196 247.4377 USD
ORD Purchase 5,397 50.1036 GBP
ORD (traded as ADR) Purchase 6,300 247.6846 USD
ORD Purchase 6,705 50.1500 GBP
ORD (traded as ADR) Purchase 10,500 247.7017 USD
ORD Purchase 10,799 50.0866 GBP
ORD (traded as ADR) Purchase 11,352 247.4411 USD
ORD (traded as ADR) Purchase 11,502 247.0074 USD
ORD Purchase 12,415 50.1096 GBP
ORD (traded as ADR) Purchase 12,960 246.5534 USD
ORD (traded as ADR) Purchase 20,298 245.7002 USD
ORD Purchase 20,749 50.1301 GBP
ORD (traded as ADR) Purchase 46,113 247.8928 USD
ORD Purchase 55,992 50.0765 GBP
ORD Purchase 67,153 49.9955 GBP
ORD Purchase 68,699 50.0620 GBP
ORD Purchase 171,994 49.9934 GBP
ORD Sale 35 49.7890 GBP
ORD Sale 59 49.7750 GBP
ORD Sale 59 49.7840 GBP
ORD Sale 59 49.8300 GBP
ORD Sale 74 49.7300 GBP
ORD Sale 116 49.8074 GBP
ORD Sale 118 49.8200 GBP
ORD Sale 131 49.7650 GBP
ORD Sale 134 49.7900 GBP
ORD Sale 135 49.9100 GBP
ORD Sale 234 50.3000 GBP
ORD (traded as ADR) Sale 300 247.7800 USD
ORD (traded as ADR) Sale 300 247.8100 USD
ORD (traded as ADR) Sale 300 248.0020 USD
ORD (traded as ADR) Sale 300 248.0400 USD
ORD (traded as ADR) Sale 306 245.7835 USD
ORD Sale 310 49.9800 GBP
ORD Sale 395 49.8384 GBP
ORD Sale 447 49.7800 GBP
ORD Sale 488 50.2000 GBP
ORD Sale 596 49.7700 GBP
ORD (traded as ADR) Sale 600 245.2900 USD
ORD (traded as ADR) Sale 600 246.7900 USD
ORD (traded as ADR) Sale 600 247.9150 USD
ORD (traded as ADR) Sale 600 248.1300 USD
ORD (traded as ADR) Sale 600 248.1350 USD
ORD (traded as ADR) Sale 600 248.1950 USD
ORD (traded as ADR) Sale 618 248.3322 USD
ORD Sale 628 50.0000 GBP
ORD Sale 633 49.7500 GBP
ORD Sale 803 49.8128 GBP
ORD Sale 957 50.1446 GBP
ORD (traded as ADR) Sale 960 248.0168 USD
ORD Sale 1,022 50.0123 GBP
ORD Sale 1,110 50.1000 GBP
ORD (traded as ADR) Sale 1,200 247.8550 USD
ORD (traded as ADR) Sale 1,200 248.1150 USD
ORD Sale 1,212 49.8329 GBP
ORD Sale 1,318 49.8331 GBP
ORD (traded as ADR) Sale 1,500 245.2400 USD
ORD Sale 1,686 50.0438 GBP
ORD (traded as ADR) Sale 1,800 247.6283 USD
ORD Sale 1,801 50.1500 GBP
ORD Sale 1,926 50.0500 GBP
ORD (traded as ADR) Sale 2,259 248.0483 USD
ORD (traded as ADR) Sale 2,280 246.5097 USD
ORD (traded as ADR) Sale 2,400 247.8014 USD
ORD Sale 2,909 49.7731 GBP
ORD Sale 2,975 49.8036 GBP
ORD (traded as ADR) Sale 3,000 245.6490 USD
ORD Sale 3,090 50.1009 GBP
ORD Sale 3,248 49.8371 GBP
ORD Sale 3,778 50.0768 GBP
ORD (traded as ADR) Sale 3,816 247.9745 USD
ORD (traded as ADR) Sale 4,200 246.5771 USD
ORD Sale 5,471 50.1036 GBP
ORD (traded as ADR) Sale 5,892 245.9522 USD
ORD (traded as ADR) Sale 6,000 245.6722 USD
ORD (traded as ADR) Sale 6,000 247.6688 USD
ORD (traded as ADR) Sale 6,000 248.0810 USD
ORD (traded as ADR) Sale 6,480 246.5534 USD
ORD (traded as ADR) Sale 9,000 245.6536 USD
ORD Sale 9,014 50.0351 GBP
ORD (traded as ADR) Sale 9,060 248.0928 USD
ORD (traded as ADR) Sale 10,200 247.7637 USD
ORD Sale 14,149 49.7856 GBP
ORD (traded as ADR) Sale 14,700 247.6758 USD
ORD (traded as ADR) Sale 15,000 248.5236 USD
ORD Sale 15,500 50.0642 GBP
ORD Sale 20,082 49.9142 GBP
ORD Sale 20,749 50.1301 GBP
ORD Sale 26,383 49.9648 GBP
ORD (traded as ADR) Sale 32,835 247.2867 USD
ORD Sale 65,164 49.9969 GBP
ORD Sale 68,317 50.0632 GBP
ORD Sale 155,035 49.9844 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 375 50.1103 GBP
ORD CFD Long 394 50.1656 GBP
ORD SWAP Long 582 50.1667 GBP
ORD CFD Long 628 49.9161 GBP
ORD SWAP Long 3,337 50.1327 GBP
ORD SWAP Long 4,094 50.1352 GBP
ORD CFD Long 2,975 49.8036 GBP
ORD CFD Long 15,102 49.8184 GBP
ORD SWAP Short 100 50.1015 GBP
ORD SWAP Short 330 49.9785 GBP
ORD CFD Short 537 50.0685 GBP
ORD CFD Short 1,440 49.8458 GBP
ORD SWAP Short 3,916 50.0552 GBP
ORD SWAP Short 4,585 50.0526 GBP
ORD CFD Short 6,480 50.2453 GBP
ORD CFD Short 10,799 50.0866 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(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: 8 Sep 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 the person whose positions/dealings   Barclays PLC.
are being disclosed:  
Name of offeror/offeree in relation to whose SHIRE 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      
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 -1,000 185.0000 American 20 Sep 2014
ADR Put Options Purchased -2,900 185.0000 American 17 Jan 2015
ADR Put Options Purchased -200 190.0000 American 18 Oct 2014
ADR Put Options Purchased -1,000 210.0000 American 17 Jan 2015
ADR Put Options Purchased -200 220.0000 American 17 Jan 2015
ADR Put Options Purchased -1,600 240.0000 American 18 Oct 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 -600 270.0000 American 17 Jan 2015
ADR Put Options Purchased -1,000 275.0000 American 17 Apr 2015
ADR Put Options Purchased -2,000 285.0000 American 17 Jan 2015
ADR Put Options Purchased -1,000 290.0000 American 17 Apr 2015
ADR Put Options Purchased -1,100 300.0000 American 17 Apr 2015
ADR Put Options Written 1,000 100.0000 American 17 Jan 2015
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 100 190.0000 American 17 Jan 2015
ADR Put Options Written 700 195.0000 American 18 Oct 2014
ADR Put Options Written 5,000 200.0000 American 18 Oct 2014
ADR Put Options Written 300 205.0000 American 18 Oct 2014
ADR Put Options Written 200 215.0000 American 20 Sep 2014
ADR Put Options Written 13,100 215.0000 American 17 Jan 2015
ADR Put Options Written 3,400 225.0000 American 20 Sep 2014
ADR Put Options Written 1,700 230.0000 American 18 Oct 2014
ADR Put Options Written 2,700 230.0000 American 17 Jan 2015
ADR Put Options Written 100 235.0000 American 18 Oct 2014
ADR Put Options Written 100 235.0000 American 17 Jan 2015
ADR Put Options Written 2,200 245.0000 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 1,000 215.0000 American 18 Oct 2014
ADR Call Options Purchased 15,900 225.0000 American 18 Oct 2014
ADR Call Options Purchased 2,800 225.0000 American 17 Jan 2015
ADR Call Options Purchased 6,000 230.0000 American 17 Jan 2015
ADR Call Options Purchased 3,600 235.0000 American 18 Oct 2014
ADR Call Options Purchased 1,000 250.0000 American 18 Oct 2014
ADR Call Options Purchased 200 255.0000 American 18 Oct 2014
ADR Call Options Purchased 8,300 260.0000 American 18 Oct 2014
ADR Call Options Purchased 15,700 260.0000 American 17 Jan 2015
ADR Call Options Purchased 3,100 265.0000 American 18 Oct 2014
ADR Call Options Purchased 8,000 265.0000 American 17 Jan 2015
ADR Call Options Purchased 324,300 270.0000 American 17 Jan 2015
ADR Call Options Purchased 3,300 275.0000 American 17 Jan 2015
ADR Call Options Purchased 1,800 280.0000 American 17 Jan 2015
ADR Call Options Purchased 100 285.0000 American 17 Jan 2015
ADR Call Options Purchased 100 300.0000 American 17 Apr 2015
ADR Call Options Purchased 100 305.0000 American 17 Apr 2015
ADR Call Options Written -1,200 155.0000 American 18 Oct 2014
ADR Call Options Written -2,200 160.0000 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 -200 180.0000 American 17 Jan 2015
ADR Call Options Written -200 185.0000 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 -200 195.0000 American 17 Jan 2015
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 -300 210.0000 American 17 Jan 2015
ADR Call Options Written -57,600 220.0000 American 18 Oct 2014
ADR Call Options Written -300 220.0000 American 17 Jan 2015
ADR Call Options Written -8,400 225.0000 American 17 Jan 2015
ADR Call Options Written -1,900 230.0000 American 18 Oct 2014
ADR Call Options Written -3,500 230.0000 American 17 Jan 2015
ADR Call Options Written -1,100 235.0000 American 18 Oct 2014
ADR Call Options Written -2,800 235.0000 American 17 Jan 2015
ADR Call Options Written -100 240.0000 American 18 Oct 2014
ADR Call Options Written -1,200 240.0000 American 17 Jan 2015
ADR Call Options Written -4,800 245.0000 American 17 Jan 2015
ADR Call Options Written -20,600 250.0000 American 17 Jan 2015
ADR Call Options Written -323,300 255.0000 American 17 Jan 2015
ADR Call Options Written -200 270.0000 American 18 Oct 2014
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: 431872
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20140908T114115+0100

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BARCLAYS PLC

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