Form 8.3 - GREENE KING PLC

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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: 27 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: 1,784,653 0.81% 1,067,043 0.49%
           
(2) Derivatives (other than
options): 815,869 0.37% 999,762 0.46%
           
(3) Options and agreements to
purchase/sell: 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
 
TOTAL: 2,600,522 1.19% 2,066,805 0.94%

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 36 7.6750 GBP
ORD Purchase 189 7.6050 GBP
ORD Purchase 397 7.5500 GBP
ORD Purchase 401 7.6400 GBP
ORD Purchase 446 7.6300 GBP
ORD Purchase 488 7.6800 GBP
ORD Purchase 505 7.5850 GBP
ORD Purchase 520 7.6100 GBP
ORD Purchase 702 7.6350 GBP
ORD Purchase 780 7.6862 GBP
ORD Purchase 1,309 7.6128 GBP
ORD Purchase 1,978 7.5669 GBP
ORD Purchase 2,097 7.5881 GBP
ORD Purchase 2,360 7.6280 GBP
ORD Purchase 2,599 7.6179 GBP
ORD Purchase 2,641 7.5866 GBP
ORD Purchase 2,900 7.6623 GBP
ORD Purchase 3,004 7.5795 GBP
ORD Purchase 3,743 7.5789 GBP
ORD Purchase 3,843 7.5778 GBP
ORD Purchase 5,211 7.6154 GBP
ORD Purchase 6,464 7.5513 GBP
ORD Purchase 11,847 7.5702 GBP
ORD Purchase 37,418 7.5870 GBP
ORD Sale 36 7.6750 GBP
ORD Sale 40 7.6150 GBP
ORD Sale 41 7.5500 GBP
ORD Sale 47 7.6650 GBP
ORD Sale 196 7.6050 GBP
ORD Sale 218 7.6173 GBP
ORD Sale 258 7.5571 GBP
ORD Sale 401 7.6400 GBP
ORD Sale 446 7.6300 GBP
ORD Sale 488 7.6800 GBP
ORD Sale 505 7.5850 GBP
ORD Sale 520 7.6100 GBP
ORD Sale 1,852 7.6360 GBP
ORD Sale 3,900 7.6145 GBP
ORD Sale 4,000 7.5400 GBP
ORD Sale 12,347 7.6019 GBP
ORD Sale 16,528 7.6227 GBP
ORD Sale 21,905 7.6647 GBP
ORD Sale 23,985 7.6325 GBP

(b) Derivatives transactions (other than options)

Class of   Product   Nature of dealing   Number of   Price per
relevant description reference unit
security     securities  
ORD SWAP Long 4,038 7.6435 GBP
ORD CFD Long 4,547 7.6351 GBP
ORD SWAP Long 7,185 7.6171 GBP
ORD CFD Long 21,905 7.6647 GBP
ORD SWAP Long 38,942 7.6202 GBP
ORD CFD Short 981 7.6607 GBP
ORD CFD Short 780 7.6862 GBP
ORD CFD Short 1,660 7.5427 GBP
ORD CFD Short 1,978 7.5669 GBP
ORD CFD Short 2,020 7.5389 GBP
ORD CFD Short 2,447 7.5593 GBP
ORD CFD Short 2,599 7.6179 GBP
ORD SWAP Short 2,900 7.6623 GBP
ORD CFD Short 5,211 7.6154 GBP
ORD CFD Short 6,464 7.5513 GBP
ORD SWAP Short 8,632 7.5470 GBP
ORD CFD Short 12,019 7.5847 GBP
ORD SWAP Short 13,849 7.5632 GBP
ORD CFD Short 19,449 7.6165 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: 28 Nov 2014
Contact name: Sushil Vashisht
Telephone number: 0207 773 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: 442743
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20141128T125823+0000

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