Form 8.3 - Chiquita

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FORM 8.3

IRISH TAKEOVER PANEL

DISCLOSURE UNDER RULE 8.3 OF THE IRISH TAKEOVER PANEL ACT, 1997, TAKEOVER RULES, 2007 (AS AMENDED)

DEALINGS BY PERSONS WITH INTERESTS IN RELEVANT SECURITIES REPRESENTING 1% OR MORE

1. KEY INFORMATION

    Name of person dealing (Note 1)   Barclays PLC.
  Company dealt in CHIQUITA BRANDS INTERNATIONAL INC
  Class of relevant security to which the $0.01 common shares
  dealings being disclosed relate (Note 2)  
  Date of dealing 29 September 2014

2. INTERESTS AND SHORT POSITIONS

(a) Interests and short positions (following dealing) in the class of relevant security dealt in (Note 3)

Class of relevant security:   $0.01 common shares
  Long   Short
    Number   (%) Number   (%)
(1) Relevant securities
558,015 1.19% 9,580 0.02%
           
(2) Derivatives (other than options):
0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
(3) Options and agreements to
purchase/sell: 17,400 0.04% 8,500 0.02%
           
(4) TOTAL:
575,415 1.23% 18,080 0.04%
           
Class of relevant security: 4.25% convertible senior notes due 2016
Long Short
    Number (%) Number (%)
(1) Relevant securities
2,000 0.00% 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 0.00% 0 0.00%

(b) Interests and short positions in relevant securities of the company, other than the class dealt in (Note 3)

Class of relevant security:   Long   Short
    Number (%)   Number (%)

(1) Relevant securities

       

(2) Derivatives (other than options)

       

(3) Options and agreements to purchase/sell

       

Total

       

3. DEALINGS (Note 4)

(a) Purchases and sales

Purchase/sale   Number of relevant securities   Price per unit
Purchase 10 14.1400 USD
Purchase 178 14.2300 USD
Purchase 200 14.2250 USD
Purchase 300 14.2800 USD
Purchase 400 14.2617 USD
Purchase 838 14.2499 USD
Purchase 935 14.3500 USD
Purchase 1,000 14.2200 USD
Purchase 1,200 14.2233 USD
Sale 10 14.1400 USD
Sale 100 14.3100 USD
Sale 100 14.3200 USD
Sale 112 14.2467 USD
Sale 200 14.3050 USD
Sale 300 14.2600 USD
Sale 400 14.2300 USD
Sale 400 14.2617 USD
Sale 400 14.2675 USD
Sale 406 14.2848 USD
Sale 600 14.2628 USD
Sale 2,300 14.2217 USD
Sale 3,577 14.3500 USD

(b) Derivatives transactions (other than options transactions)

Product name, e.g. CFD  

Nature of transaction

 

(Note 6)

 

Number of relevant securities

 

(Note 7)

 

Price per unit

 

(Note 5)

(c) Options transactions in respect of existing relevant securities

(i) Writing, selling, purchasing or varying

Product name, e.g. call option   Writing, selling, purchasing, varying etc.   Number of securities to which the option relates (Note 7)   Exercise price   Type, e.g. American, European etc. Expiry date   Option money paid/received per unit (Note 5)

(ii) Exercising

Product name, e.g. call option   Number of securities   Exercise price per unit (Note 5)

(d) Other dealings (including transactions in respect of new securities) (Note 4)

Nature of transaction

(Note 8)

  Details   Price per unit

(if applicable) (Note 5)

4. OTHER INFORMATION

Agreements, arrangements or understandings relating to options or derivatives

Full details of any agreement, arrangement or understanding between the person disclosing and any other person relating to the voting rights of any relevant securities under any option referred to on this form or relating to the voting rights or future acquisition or disposal of any relevant securities to which any derivative referred to on this form is referenced. If none, this should be stated.  
Is a Supplemental Form 8 (Open Positions) attached?   YES
Date of disclosure: 30 Sep 2014
Contact name: Rajesh Muthanna
Telephone number: 020 3555 4634
If a connected EFM, name of offeree/offeror with which connected
If a connected EFM, state nature of connection

SUPPLEMENTAL FORM 8

IRISH TAKEOVER PANEL

DISCLOSURE UNDER RULE 8.1 AND RULE 8.3 OF THE IRISH TAKEOVER PANEL ACT, 1997, TAKEOVER RULES, 2007 (AS AMENDED)

DETAILS OF OPEN POSITIONS

(This form should be attached to Form 8.1(a) & (b)(i), Form 8.1(b)(ii) or Form 8.3, as appropriate)

OPEN POSITIONS (Note 1)

Product name   Written or   Number of   Exercise   Type   Expiry
purchased relevant securities price date
to which the option
or derivative
    relates      
Call Options Purchased 5,000 14.0000 American 18 Oct 2014
Call Options Purchased 10,700 14.0000 American 22 Nov 2014
Call Options Purchased 100 14.0000 American 20 Feb 2015
Call Options Purchased 100 15.0000 American 20 Feb 2015
Call Options Purchased 100 17.0000 American 20 Feb 2015
Call Options Written -2,500 11.0000 American 22 Nov 2014
Put Options Purchased -400 12.0000 American 20 Feb 2015
Put Options Purchased -2,700 13.0000 American 22 Nov 2014
Put Options Purchased -2,000 13.0000 American 20 Feb 2015
Put Options Purchased -500 14.0000 American 22 Nov 2014
Put Options Purchased -400 16.0000 American 22 Nov 2014
Put Options Written 1,400 13.0000 American 18 Oct 2014

Notes

1. Where there are open option positions or open derivative positions (except for CFDs), full details should be given. Full details of any existing agreements to purchase or to sell must also be given on this form.

2. For all prices and other monetary amounts, the currency must be stated.

For full details of disclosure requirements, see Rule 8 of the Rules. If in doubt, consult the Panel.

Short Name: BARCLAYS PLC
Category Code: RET
Sequence Number: 435087
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20140930T123706+0100

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC