Form 8.3 - CHIQUITA BRANDS INTERNATIONAL INC

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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 ORD
  dealings being disclosed relate (Note 2)  
  Date of dealing 20 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
602,905 1.28% 20,049 0.04%
           
(2) Derivatives (other than options):
0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
(3) Options and agreements to
purchase/sell: 82,500 0.18% 106,000 0.23%
           
 
TOTAL: 685,405 1.46% 126,049 0.27%
 
Class of relevant security:   Convertible Bond US170032AT34      
Long Short
    Number (%) Number (%)
(1) Relevant securities
7,000 0.01% 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%
           
TOTAL:
7,000 0.01% 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 15 13.3300 USD
Purchase 100 12.8000 USD
Purchase 200 12.9358 USD
Purchase 200 12.9359 USD
Purchase 300 12.8200 USD
Purchase 300 12.8333 USD
Purchase 400 13.0925 USD
Purchase 500 12.8060 USD
Purchase 700 13.0771 USD
Purchase 800 13.2612 USD
Purchase 1,000 13.1158 USD
Purchase 1,400 12.8085 USD
Purchase 1,400 12.8250 USD
Purchase 1,600 12.8156 USD
Purchase 2,100 13.3200 USD
Purchase 2,700 13.1122 USD
Purchase 10,200 12.8267 USD
Purchase 17,114 12.8583 USD
Purchase 30,700 12.7953 USD
Sale 15 13.3300 USD
Sale 28 13.3600 USD
Sale 50 13.1300 USD
Sale 100 12.8100 USD
Sale 100 13.0600 USD
Sale 100 13.1600 USD
Sale 150 13.3066 USD
Sale 176 13.0643 USD
Sale 200 12.9358 USD
Sale 200 12.9850 USD
Sale 200 13.0150 USD
Sale 200 13.1750 USD
Sale 299 12.8598 USD
Sale 299 13.2200 USD
Sale 400 12.8075 USD
Sale 497 12.8681 USD
Sale 700 12.8200 USD
Sale 700 13.1278 USD
Sale 1,000 13.0803 USD
Sale 1,000 13.0980 USD
Sale 1,100 12.8050 USD
Sale 1,200 13.1258 USD
Sale 1,300 12.8085 USD
Sale 1,700 12.8952 USD
Sale 1,987 12.8707 USD
Sale 2,100 13.3200 USD
Sale 2,248 12.7830 USD
Sale 2,500 12.9000 USD
Sale 2,652 12.8485 USD
Sale 3,800 12.8143 USD
Sale 5,041 12.8000 USD
Sale 5,879 12.8434 USD
Sale 6,536 12.7915 USD
Sale 8,500 12.7720 USD
Sale 8,916 12.8135 USD
Sale 9,100 12.8293 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   Writing,   Number   Exercise   Type   Expiry   Option
purchasing, of price date money
selling, securities paid/
varying etc to which received
option
    relates        
Put Option Selling 2,500 13 USD American 22 Nov 2014 0.7000 USD

(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: 21 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 6,800 13.0000 American 20 Feb 2015
Call Options Purchased 27,300 14.0000 American 22 Nov 2014
Call Options Purchased 9,900 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 -200 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 35,400 12.0000 American 22 Nov 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: 437826
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20141021T145606+0100

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC