Form 8.3 - GREENE KING PLC

LONDON--()--

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 GREENE KING PLC
  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: 21 November 2014
(f) Has the discloser previously disclosed, or are YES:
they today disclosing, under the Code in respect C&C GROUP PLC
of any other party to this offer?
    SPIRIT PUB COMPANY PLC

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: 1,711,634 0.78% 1,183,799 0.54%
           
(2) Derivatives (other than
options): 957,087 0.44% 893,656 0.41%
           
(3) Options and agreements to
purchase/sell: 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
 
TOTAL: 2,668,721 1.22% 2,077,455 0.95%

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 1 7.5500 GBP
ORD Purchase 5 7.5040 GBP
ORD Purchase 13 7.5023 GBP
ORD Purchase 158 7.4750 GBP
ORD Purchase 203 7.4500 GBP
ORD Purchase 342 7.4800 GBP
ORD Purchase 376 7.5150 GBP
ORD Purchase 394 7.5425 GBP
ORD Purchase 403 7.5650 GBP
ORD Purchase 404 7.5225 GBP
ORD Purchase 405 7.4650 GBP
ORD Purchase 420 7.5175 GBP
ORD Purchase 422 7.4850 GBP
ORD Purchase 491 7.5450 GBP
ORD Purchase 497 7.5600 GBP
ORD Purchase 622 7.5100 GBP
ORD Purchase 670 7.5096 GBP
ORD Purchase 749 7.4550 GBP
ORD Purchase 888 7.5000 GBP
ORD Purchase 907 7.5201 GBP
ORD Purchase 1,142 7.4950 GBP
ORD Purchase 1,158 7.5241 GBP
ORD Purchase 1,377 7.5400 GBP
ORD Purchase 1,488 7.5050 GBP
ORD Purchase 2,137 7.4600 GBP
ORD Purchase 2,139 7.5821 GBP
ORD Purchase 2,152 7.4900 GBP
ORD Purchase 2,286 7.5800 GBP
ORD Purchase 2,412 7.4937 GBP
ORD Purchase 3,460 7.5275 GBP
ORD Purchase 4,555 7.5638 GBP
ORD Purchase 4,743 7.5899 GBP
ORD Purchase 5,325 7.4634 GBP
ORD Purchase 7,544 7.5029 GBP
ORD Purchase 27,516 7.5229 GBP
ORD Purchase 94,415 7.4893 GBP
ORD Sale 1 7.5500 GBP
ORD Sale 131 7.5797 GBP
ORD Sale 158 7.4750 GBP
ORD Sale 203 7.4500 GBP
ORD Sale 342 7.4800 GBP
ORD Sale 376 7.5150 GBP
ORD Sale 394 7.5425 GBP
ORD Sale 403 7.5650 GBP
ORD Sale 404 7.5225 GBP
ORD Sale 405 7.4650 GBP
ORD Sale 420 7.5175 GBP
ORD Sale 422 7.4850 GBP
ORD Sale 491 7.5450 GBP
ORD Sale 497 7.5600 GBP
ORD Sale 622 7.5100 GBP
ORD Sale 749 7.4550 GBP
ORD Sale 755 7.5462 GBP
ORD Sale 888 7.5000 GBP
ORD Sale 1,142 7.4950 GBP
ORD Sale 1,377 7.5400 GBP
ORD Sale 1,488 7.5050 GBP
ORD Sale 2,137 7.4600 GBP
ORD Sale 2,152 7.4900 GBP
ORD Sale 2,250 7.5919 GBP
ORD Sale 4,676 7.4829 GBP
ORD Sale 5,900 7.5900 GBP
ORD Sale 6,813 7.5530 GBP
ORD Sale 8,176 7.5266 GBP
ORD Sale 8,245 7.4775 GBP
ORD Sale 10,329 7.4938 GBP
ORD Sale 11,439 7.5777 GBP
ORD Sale 14,749 7.5904 GBP
ORD Sale 84,857 7.4870 GBP

(b) Derivatives transactions (other than options)

Class of   Product   Nature of dealing   Number of   Price per
relevant description reference unit
security     securities  
ORD CFD Long 403 7.6238 GBP
ORD CFD Long 960 7.6301 GBP
ORD SWAP Long 4,346 7.5570 GBP
ORD CFD Long 6,813 7.5530 GBP
ORD SWAP Long 11,439 7.5777 GBP
ORD SWAP Long 11,864 7.4804 GBP
ORD SWAP Long 12,176 7.5953 GBP
ORD SWAP Long 12,900 7.5027 GBP
ORD SWAP Short 400 7.5700 GBP
ORD SWAP Short 1,200 7.5870 GBP
ORD SWAP Short 2,838 7.6162 GBP
ORD CFD Short 3,460 7.5275 GBP
ORD SWAP Short 4,831 7.4545 GBP
ORD CFD Short 5,325 7.4634 GBP
ORD SWAP Short 31,441 7.5272 GBP

(c) Options transactions in respect of existing securities

(i) Writing, selling, purchasing or varying

Class of relevant security   Product description e.g. call option   Writing, purchasing, selling, varying etc.   Number of securities to which option relates   Exercise price per unit   Type

e.g. American, European etc.

  Expiry date   Option money paid/ received per unit

(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?   NO
Date of disclosure: 24 Nov 2014
Contact name: Sushil Vashisht
Telephone number: 020 7773 0744

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.

Short Name: BARCLAYS PLC
Category Code: RET
Sequence Number: 442074
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20141124T120220+0000

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BARCLAYS PLC