Form 8.3 - Abbvie

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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

ABBVIE INC

  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: 29 September 2014
(f) Has the discloser previously disclosed, or are YES:
they today disclosing, under the Code in respect SHIRE PLC
  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: 5,223,329 0.33% 4,201,299 0.26%
           
(2) Derivatives (other than
options): 3,300,746 0.21% 0 0.00%
           
(3) Options and agreements to
purchase/sell: 6,532,400 0.41% 8,570,494 0.54%
           
 
TOTAL: 15,056,475 0.95% 12,771,793 0.80%

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 50 58.7600 USD
ORD Purchase 66 58.6400 USD
ORD Purchase 100 58.4000 USD
ORD Purchase 100 58.4900 USD
ORD Purchase 100 58.5150 USD
ORD Purchase 100 58.5900 USD
ORD Purchase 100 58.5950 USD
ORD Purchase 100 58.6000 USD
ORD Purchase 100 58.7800 USD
ORD Purchase 150 58.4400 USD
ORD Purchase 199 58.3800 USD
ORD Purchase 200 58.4200 USD
ORD Purchase 200 58.5400 USD
ORD Purchase 200 58.5850 USD
ORD Purchase 246 58.5232 USD
ORD Purchase 281 58.4237 USD
ORD Purchase 286 58.6865 USD
ORD Purchase 299 58.7330 USD
ORD Purchase 300 58.5566 USD
ORD Purchase 300 58.6050 USD
ORD Purchase 300 58.7700 USD
ORD Purchase 300 58.7733 USD
ORD Purchase 373 58.2410 USD
ORD Purchase 400 58.4775 USD
ORD Purchase 400 58.4987 USD
ORD Purchase 488 58.3865 USD
ORD Purchase 500 58.3960 USD
ORD Purchase 500 58.4780 USD
ORD Purchase 500 58.5520 USD
ORD Purchase 600 58.3000 USD
ORD Purchase 600 58.5550 USD
ORD Purchase 700 58.5035 USD
ORD Purchase 700 58.5685 USD
ORD Purchase 800 58.6525 USD
ORD Purchase 802 58.5100 USD
ORD Purchase 1,202 58.6342 USD
ORD Purchase 1,300 58.5319 USD
ORD Purchase 1,500 58.5386 USD
ORD Purchase 1,588 58.3302 USD
ORD Purchase 1,739 58.4557 USD
ORD Purchase 1,930 58.5296 USD
ORD Purchase 1,931 58.6715 USD
ORD Purchase 2,200 58.6445 USD
ORD Purchase 2,214 58.5709 USD
ORD Purchase 2,700 58.5777 USD
ORD Purchase 2,973 58.6500 USD
ORD Purchase 3,200 58.6150 USD
ORD Purchase 3,244 58.4886 USD
ORD Purchase 3,420 58.5005 USD
ORD Purchase 3,600 58.5414 USD
ORD Purchase 3,847 58.4689 USD
ORD Purchase 4,000 58.5522 USD
ORD Purchase 4,798 58.5336 USD
ORD Purchase 4,900 58.7295 USD
ORD Purchase 5,829 58.4265 USD
ORD Purchase 6,000 58.5037 USD
ORD Purchase 6,000 58.6714 USD
ORD Purchase 6,249 58.5450 USD
ORD Purchase 6,507 58.5478 USD
ORD Purchase 6,839 58.7091 USD
ORD Purchase 7,891 58.4377 USD
ORD Purchase 8,636 58.5152 USD
ORD Purchase 8,685 58.6773 USD
ORD Purchase 9,096 58.4072 USD
ORD Purchase 9,466 58.5923 USD
ORD Purchase 9,907 58.5455 USD
ORD Purchase 13,160 58.5489 USD
ORD Purchase 13,648 58.2000 USD
ORD Purchase 14,925 58.5445 USD
ORD Purchase 15,497 58.5509 USD
ORD Purchase 17,314 58.5323 USD
ORD Purchase 19,510 58.6941 USD
ORD Purchase 20,328 58.5159 USD
ORD Purchase 20,373 58.3478 USD
ORD Purchase 26,800 58.5667 USD
ORD Purchase 29,196 58.3348 USD
ORD Purchase 30,482 58.4555 USD
ORD Purchase 40,000 58.4984 USD
ORD Purchase 45,856 58.5473 USD
ORD Purchase 49,976 58.4547 USD
ORD Purchase 57,375 58.5435 USD
ORD Purchase 62,500 58.3872 USD
ORD Purchase 67,273 58.5483 USD
ORD Purchase 67,451 58.2443 USD
ORD Purchase 70,800 58.4999 USD
ORD Purchase 80,466 58.5073 USD
ORD Purchase 91,741 58.5247 USD
ORD Purchase 98,400 58.5504 USD
ORD Purchase 132,820 58.5239 USD
ORD Purchase 148,400 58.5274 USD
ORD Purchase 173,773 58.5313 USD
ORD Purchase 2,096,691 58.5200 USD
ORD Sale 50 58.7200 USD
ORD Sale 69 58.7900 USD
ORD Sale 75 58.2533 USD
ORD Sale 100 58.2300 USD
ORD Sale 100 58.3050 USD
ORD Sale 100 58.4000 USD
ORD Sale 170 58.5926 USD
ORD Sale 200 58.1850 USD
ORD Sale 200 58.4200 USD
ORD Sale 200 58.5550 USD
ORD Sale 206 58.3700 USD
ORD Sale 215 58.5593 USD
ORD Sale 333 58.5129 USD
ORD Sale 357 58.4277 USD
ORD Sale 362 58.5213 USD
ORD Sale 400 58.5262 USD
ORD Sale 400 58.5315 USD
ORD Sale 496 58.5090 USD
ORD Sale 500 58.5450 USD
ORD Sale 500 58.5520 USD
ORD Sale 500 58.5580 USD
ORD Sale 500 58.6220 USD
ORD Sale 500 58.6670 USD
ORD Sale 700 58.5600 USD
ORD Sale 800 58.1262 USD
ORD Sale 896 58.5100 USD
ORD Sale 951 58.4232 USD
ORD Sale 990 58.5800 USD
ORD Sale 1,100 58.6900 USD
ORD Sale 1,113 58.7000 USD
ORD Sale 1,300 58.7453 USD
ORD Sale 1,374 58.4243 USD
ORD Sale 1,569 58.6094 USD
ORD Sale 1,600 58.1831 USD
ORD Sale 1,600 58.3021 USD
ORD Sale 1,725 58.4400 USD
ORD Sale 1,800 58.5283 USD
ORD Sale 1,848 58.2000 USD
ORD Sale 2,000 58.4840 USD
ORD Sale 2,084 58.5701 USD
ORD Sale 2,200 58.4975 USD
ORD Sale 2,500 58.6928 USD
ORD Sale 2,562 58.5152 USD
ORD Sale 2,809 58.5000 USD
ORD Sale 2,916 58.5424 USD
ORD Sale 2,953 58.6112 USD
ORD Sale 2,954 58.5434 USD
ORD Sale 3,396 58.5065 USD
ORD Sale 3,490 58.5329 USD
ORD Sale 3,600 58.5414 USD
ORD Sale 3,703 58.6449 USD
ORD Sale 3,711 58.2861 USD
ORD Sale 3,712 58.5564 USD
ORD Sale 4,400 58.5127 USD
ORD Sale 4,542 58.3908 USD
ORD Sale 4,600 58.5029 USD
ORD Sale 4,772 58.5423 USD
ORD Sale 5,100 58.4705 USD
ORD Sale 5,101 58.4197 USD
ORD Sale 6,134 58.5601 USD
ORD Sale 6,287 58.5607 USD
ORD Sale 7,200 58.1074 USD
ORD Sale 7,470 58.5240 USD
ORD Sale 8,604 58.5221 USD
ORD Sale 9,380 58.5161 USD
ORD Sale 10,116 58.4207 USD
ORD Sale 10,231 58.4948 USD
ORD Sale 12,186 58.5246 USD
ORD Sale 12,263 58.5846 USD
ORD Sale 13,377 58.6207 USD
ORD Sale 14,400 58.4970 USD
ORD Sale 16,259 58.5360 USD
ORD Sale 17,067 58.4058 USD
ORD Sale 17,299 58.5181 USD
ORD Sale 20,328 58.5159 USD
ORD Sale 24,377 58.5356 USD
ORD Sale 24,384 58.3680 USD
ORD Sale 25,177 58.5529 USD
ORD Sale 26,667 58.5005 USD
ORD Sale 30,672 58.5482 USD
ORD Sale 33,429 58.1339 USD
ORD Sale 42,500 58.6965 USD
ORD Sale 63,600 58.5197 USD
ORD Sale 77,543 58.5164 USD
ORD Sale 101,100 58.3135 USD
ORD Sale 111,600 58.5412 USD
ORD Sale 2,106,292 58.5200 USD

(b) Derivatives transactions (other than options)

Class of relevant security   Product description

e.g. CFD

  Nature of dealing

e.g. opening/closing a long/short position, increasing/reducing a long/short position

  Number of reference securities   Price per unit

(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 Selling 100 60 USD American 18 Oct 2014 0.5500 USD
ORD Call Options Selling 100 60 USD American 22 Nov 2014 1.3500 USD
ORD Call Options Selling 300 60 USD American 17 Jan 2015 2.1800 USD
ORD Call Options Selling 900 60 USD American 20 Feb 2015 2.6000 USD
ORD Put Options Purchasing 600 52.5 USD American 17 Jan 2015 1.2500 USD
ORD Put Options Purchasing 300 57.5 USD American 18 Oct 2014 0.9500 USD
ORD Put Options Purchasing 200 57.5 USD American 20 Feb 2015 3.5000 USD
ORD Put Options Selling 600 47.5 USD American 17 Jan 2015 0.5500 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: 30 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.

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 ABBVIE INC
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 -50,000 30.0000 American 15 Jan 2016
ORD Put Options Purchased -100 32.5000 American 17 Jan 2015
ORD Put Options Purchased -61,600 32.5000 American 15 Jan 2016
ORD Put Options Purchased -14,100 35.0000 American 17 Jan 2015
ORD Put Options Purchased -202,000 35.0000 American 15 Jan 2016
ORD Put Options Purchased -8,300 37.5000 American 17 Jan 2015
ORD Put Options Purchased -7,900 40.0000 American 17 Jan 2015
ORD Put Options Purchased -2,900 40.0000 American 15 Jan 2016
ORD Put Options Purchased -1,200 42.5000 American 22 Nov 2014
ORD Put Options Purchased -3,600 42.5000 American 17 Jan 2015
ORD Put Options Purchased -5,500 42.5000 American 20 Feb 2015
ORD Put Options Purchased -1,400 42.5000 American 15 Jan 2016
ORD Put Options Purchased -900 45.0000 American 22 Nov 2014
ORD Put Options Purchased -900 45.0000 American 17 Jan 2015
ORD Put Options Purchased -500 45.0000 American 15 Jan 2016
ORD Put Options Purchased -45,400 50.0000 American 22 Nov 2014
ORD Put Options Purchased -50,000 50.0000 American 20 Feb 2015
ORD Put Options Purchased -1,100 50.0000 American 15 Jan 2016
ORD Put Options Purchased -4,100 52.5000 American 18 Oct 2014
ORD Put Options Purchased -792,300 52.5000 American 22 Nov 2014
ORD Put Options Purchased -20,197 52.5000 American 16 Jan 2015
ORD Put Options Purchased -198,500 52.5000 American 17 Jan 2015
ORD Put Options Purchased -3,200 55.0000 American 22 Nov 2014
ORD Put Options Purchased -1,500 55.0000 American 17 Jan 2015
ORD Put Options Purchased -1,900 55.0000 American 15 Jan 2016
ORD Put Options Purchased -300 57.5000 American 17 Jan 2015
ORD Put Options Purchased -200 57.5000 American 20 Feb 2015
ORD Put Options Purchased -1,000 57.5000 American 15 Jan 2016
ORD Put Options Purchased -400 60.0000 American 22 Nov 2014
ORD Put Options Purchased -400 60.0000 American 15 Jan 2016
ORD Put Options Purchased -100 62.5000 American 17 Jan 2015
ORD Put Options Purchased -300 65.0000 American 15 Jan 2016
ORD Put Options Purchased -1,900 70.0000 American 15 Jan 2016
ORD Put Options Written 1,300 25.0000 American 17 Jan 2015
ORD Put Options Written 200 27.5000 American 17 Jan 2015
ORD Put Options Written 300 30.0000 American 17 Jan 2015
ORD Put Options Written 400 30.0000 American 15 Jan 2016
ORD Put Options Written 1,400 35.0000 American 15 Jan 2016
ORD Put Options Written 6,100 45.0000 American 17 Jan 2015
ORD Put Options Written 1,600 45.0000 American 20 Feb 2015
ORD Put Options Written 3,800 47.5000 American 22 Nov 2014
ORD Put Options Written 7,100 47.5000 American 17 Jan 2015
ORD Put Options Written 1,600 47.5000 American 20 Feb 2015
ORD Put Options Written 2,100 47.5000 American 15 Jan 2016
ORD Put Options Written 26,100 50.0000 American 17 Jan 2015
ORD Put Options Written 900 50.0000 American 20 Feb 2015
ORD Put Options Written 2,900 52.5000 American 22 Nov 2014
ORD Put Options Written 2,700 55.0000 American 18 Oct 2014
ORD Put Options Written 7,900 55.0000 American 20 Feb 2015
ORD Put Options Written 300 57.5000 American 18 Oct 2014
ORD Put Options Written 169,900 57.5000 American 22 Nov 2014
ORD Put Options Written 800 60.0000 American 17 Jan 2015
ORD Call Options Purchased 700 42.5000 American 17 Jan 2015
ORD Call Options Purchased 100 47.5000 American 15 Jan 2016
ORD Call Options Purchased 5,200 50.0000 American 22 Nov 2014
ORD Call Options Purchased 6,700 50.0000 American 17 Jan 2015
ORD Call Options Purchased 200 52.5000 American 17 Jan 2015
ORD Call Options Purchased 1,200 52.5000 American 20 Feb 2015
ORD Call Options Purchased 200 52.5000 American 15 Jan 2016
ORD Call Options Purchased 104,400 55.0000 American 22 Nov 2014
ORD Call Options Purchased 23,000 55.0000 American 17 Jan 2015
ORD Call Options Purchased 255,700 55.0000 American 20 Feb 2015
ORD Call Options Purchased 304,100 55.0000 American 15 Jan 2016
ORD Call Options Purchased 2,600 57.5000 American 18 Oct 2014
ORD Call Options Purchased 433,800 57.5000 American 22 Nov 2014
ORD Call Options Purchased 8,000 57.5000 American 17 Jan 2015
ORD Call Options Purchased 200 57.5000 American 20 Feb 2015
ORD Call Options Purchased 1,000 57.5000 American 15 Jan 2016
ORD Call Options Purchased 11,400 60.0000 American 18 Oct 2014
ORD Call Options Purchased 21,100 60.0000 American 22 Nov 2014
ORD Call Options Purchased 100 60.0000 American 17 Jan 2015
ORD Call Options Purchased 10,300 62.5000 American 22 Nov 2014
ORD Call Options Purchased 1,600 62.5000 American 20 Feb 2015
ORD Call Options Purchased 400 62.5000 American 15 Jan 2016
ORD Call Options Purchased 4,200 65.0000 American 22 Nov 2014
ORD Call Options Purchased 500 65.0000 American 17 Jan 2015
ORD Call Options Purchased 71,400 65.0000 American 20 Feb 2015
ORD Call Options Purchased 5,000,000 65.0000 American 19 Jun 2015
ORD Call Options Purchased 14,100 65.0000 American 15 Jan 2016
ORD Call Options Purchased 300 67.5000 American 22 Nov 2014
ORD Call Options Purchased 300 67.5000 American 17 Jan 2015
ORD Call Options Purchased 200 67.5000 American 15 May 2015
ORD Call Options Purchased 6,900 67.5000 American 15 Jan 2016
ORD Call Options Purchased 4,400 70.0000 American 17 Jan 2015
ORD Call Options Purchased 100 75.0000 American 17 Jan 2015
ORD Call Options Purchased 200 75.0000 American 15 Jan 2016
ORD Call Options Purchased 300 77.5000 American 17 Jan 2015
ORD Call Options Purchased 100 80.0000 American 15 Jan 2016
ORD Call Options Written -100 35.0000 American 15 Jan 2016
ORD Call Options Written -100 37.5000 American 15 Jan 2016
ORD Call Options Written -300 40.0000 American 17 Jan 2015
ORD Call Options Written -7,500 40.0000 American 15 Jan 2016
ORD Call Options Written -3,500 45.0000 American 17 Jan 2015
ORD Call Options Written -100 45.0000 American 15 Jan 2016
ORD Call Options Written -4,100 47.5000 American 22 Nov 2014
ORD Call Options Written -800 47.5000 American 17 Jan 2015
ORD Call Options Written -100,000 50.0000 American 17 Jan 2015
ORD Call Options Written -100 50.0000 American 15 Jan 2016
ORD Call Options Written -26,800 52.5000 American 22 Nov 2014
ORD Call Options Written -2,700 52.5000 American 17 Jan 2015
ORD Call Options Written -800 52.5000 American 15 Jan 2016
ORD Call Options Written -116,300 55.0000 American 20 Feb 2015
ORD Call Options Written -5,000,000 55.0000 American 19 Jun 2015
ORD Call Options Written -6,200 57.5000 American 18 Oct 2014
ORD Call Options Written -187,500 57.5000 American 17 Jan 2015
ORD Call Options Written -116,300 60.0000 American 17 Jan 2015
ORD Call Options Written -49,000 60.0000 American 20 Feb 2015
ORD Call Options Written -62,300 60.0000 American 15 Jan 2016
ORD Call Options Written -2,800 62.5000 American 18 Oct 2014
ORD Call Options Written -20,197 62.5000 American 16 Jan 2015
ORD Call Options Written -19,300 62.5000 American 17 Jan 2015
ORD Call Options Written -292,400 65.0000 American 17 Jan 2015
ORD Call Options Written -414,300 65.0000 American 20 Feb 2015
ORD Call Options Written -334,200 65.0000 American 15 Jan 2016
ORD Call Options Written -177,000 67.5000 American 20 Feb 2015
ORD Call Options Written -2,500 67.5000 American 15 Jan 2016
ORD Call Options Written -104,400 70.0000 American 15 Jan 2016
ORD Call Options Written -5,600 75.0000 American 15 Jan 2016
ORD Call Options Written -29,600 80.0000 American 15 Jan 2016

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: 434927
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20140930T115257+0100

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