IRISH TOP 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 $0.01 common shares
  dealings being disclosed relate (Note 2)  
  Date of dealing 23 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
604,977 1.29% 26,781 0.06%
           
(2) Derivatives (other than options):
0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
(3) Options and agreements to
purchase/sell: 104,500 0.22% 106,000 0.23%
           
(4) TOTAL:
709,477 1.51% 132,781 0.28%
           
Class of relevant security: Convertible Bond US170032AT34
Long Short
    Number (%) Number (%)
(1) Relevant securities
7,000 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:
7,000 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 26 13.8100 USD
Purchase 100 13.8200 USD
Purchase 100 13.8300 USD
Purchase 200 13.6650 USD
Purchase 200 13.7500 USD
Purchase 207 13.7400 USD
Purchase 300 13.7366 USD
Purchase 300 13.7716 USD
Purchase 300 13.8398 USD
Purchase 320 13.8054 USD
Purchase 400 13.6750 USD
Purchase 500 13.6899 USD
Purchase 500 13.6900 USD
Purchase 500 13.7214 USD
Purchase 500 13.7215 USD
Purchase 500 13.7860 USD
Purchase 539 13.7156 USD
Purchase 898 13.7333 USD
Purchase 1,115 13.7300 USD
Purchase 1,200 13.7375 USD
Purchase 1,300 13.7430 USD
Purchase 1,500 13.7350 USD
Purchase 1,500 13.7440 USD
Purchase 1,600 13.6725 USD
Purchase 1,600 13.7296 USD
Purchase 1,800 13.7661 USD
Purchase 3,600 13.7383 USD
Purchase 4,000 13.7241 USD
Purchase 4,500 13.6066 USD
Purchase 4,560 13.6946 USD
Purchase 5,500 13.7111 USD
Purchase 5,600 13.7328 USD
Purchase 9,147 13.6955 USD
Purchase 28,934 13.7113 USD
Sale 100 13.6300 USD
Sale 100 13.7300 USD
Sale 100 13.7700 USD
Sale 100 13.7900 USD
Sale 125 13.7880 USD
Sale 200 13.7800 USD
Sale 200 13.7925 USD
Sale 275 13.7727 USD
Sale 300 13.6900 USD
Sale 300 13.7100 USD
Sale 500 13.7214 USD
Sale 700 13.8007 USD
Sale 1,000 13.6899 USD
Sale 1,300 13.7238 USD
Sale 1,400 13.7503 USD
Sale 1,500 13.7200 USD
Sale 1,600 13.7306 USD
Sale 1,800 13.7666 USD
Sale 2,300 13.7486 USD
Sale 2,500 13.7222 USD
Sale 2,800 13.7496 USD
Sale 2,900 13.7165 USD
Sale 3,300 13.6766 USD
Sale 4,400 13.7636 USD
Sale 4,700 13.7144 USD
Sale 5,500 13.7321 USD
Sale 6,802 13.7500 USD
Sale 7,332 13.6660 USD
Sale 9,700 13.7363 USD
Sale 27,746 13.6854 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        
Call Option Purchasing 300 14 USD American 22 Nov 2014 0.2500 USD
Put Option Selling 21,900 13 USD American 22 Nov 2014 0.2965 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: 24 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 27,600 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 -2,700 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 -2,000 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 21,700 13.0000 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: MSC
Sequence Number: 438398
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20141024T131331+0100

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC