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 14 October 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:   ORD
  Long   Short
    Number   (%) Number   (%)
(1) Relevant securities
617,753 1.32% 15,572 0.03%
           
(2) Derivatives (other than options):
0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
(3) Options and agreements to
purchase/sell: 76,000 0.16% 108,500 0.23%
           
(4) TOTAL:
693,753 1.48% 124,072 0.26%
           
Class of relevant security: Convertible Bond US170032AT34
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 (Note 5)

Purchase 5 13.6600 USD
Purchase 51 13.6000 USD
Purchase 100 13.1350 USD
Purchase 100 13.1600 USD
Purchase 108 13.1200 USD
Purchase 169 13.5900 USD
Purchase 200 13.0850 USD
Purchase 200 13.1000 USD
Purchase 200 13.2433 USD
Purchase 200 13.2434 USD
Purchase 232 13.1698 USD
Purchase 299 13.3394 USD
Purchase 300 13.3500 USD
Purchase 300 13.4600 USD
Purchase 400 13.3950 USD
Purchase 540 13.2192 USD
Purchase 600 13.3091 USD
Purchase 665 13.6900 USD
Purchase 700 13.4171 USD
Purchase 900 13.2511 USD
Purchase 900 13.2800 USD
Purchase 1,460 13.2200 USD
Purchase 1,500 13.3320 USD
Purchase 1,735 13.2380 USD
Purchase 2,700 13.1203 USD
Sale 5 13.6600 USD
Sale 51 13.6000 USD
Sale 100 13.0500 USD
Sale 100 13.1350 USD
Sale 100 13.1400 USD
Sale 100 13.1500 USD
Sale 200 13.2433 USD
Sale 200 13.2484 USD
Sale 200 13.2950 USD
Sale 300 13.1200 USD
Sale 300 13.1300 USD
Sale 400 13.3950 USD
Sale 400 13.5300 USD
Sale 500 13.0800 USD
Sale 500 13.1080 USD
Sale 500 13.3410 USD
Sale 600 13.1100 USD
Sale 600 13.1333 USD
Sale 700 13.2242 USD
Sale 840 13.2366 USD
Sale 1,100 13.1354 USD
Sale 1,600 13.2137 USD
Sale 1,800 13.1316 USD
Sale 1,965 13.5057 USD
Sale 2,000 13.2198 USD
Sale 2,400 13.1366 USD

(b) Derivatives transactions (other than options transactions)

Product Name   Writing,   Number   Exercise   Type   Expiry   Option
purchasing, of price date money
selling, securities paid/
varying etc to which received
option
    relates        
Call Option Purchasing 500 13 USD American 22 Nov 2014 0.5000 USD
Put Option Selling 39,100 12 USD American 22 Nov 2014 0.3000 USD
Put Option Selling 2,400 13 USD American 15 May 2015 0.9000 USD

(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: 15 Oct 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 500 13.0000 American 22 Nov 2014
Call Options Purchased 5,000 14.0000 American 18 Oct 2014
Call Options Purchased 27,300 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
Call Options Written -100,000 13.0000 American 20 Feb 2015
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 39,100 12.0000 American 22 Nov 2014
Put Options Written 1,400 13.0000 American 18 Oct 2014
Put Options Written 2,400 13.0000 American 15 May 2015

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: 436905
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20141015T134325+0100

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC