Form 8.5 - AVIVA PLC

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FORM 8.5 (EPT/NON-RI)

PUBLIC OPENING POSITION DISCLOSURE/DEALING DISCLOSURE BY AN

EXEMPT PRINCIPAL TRADER WITHOUT RECOGNISED INTERMEDIARY (“RI”) STATUS (OR WHERE RI STATUS IS NOT APPLICABLE)

Rule 8.5 of the Takeover Code (the “Code”)

1. KEY INFORMATION

(a) Name of exempt principal trader:  

BARCLAYS CAPITAL INC

(b) Name of offeror/offeree in relation to whose relevant securities this form relates:

Use a separate form for each offeror/offeree

 

AVIVA PLC

(c) Name of the party to the offer with which exempt principal trader is connected:  

FRIENDS LIFE GROUP LIMITED

(d) Date position held/dealing undertaken:  

17 DEC 2014

(e) Has the EPT previously disclosed, or is it today disclosing, under the Code in respect of any other party to this offer?  

YES:

FRIENDS LIFE GROUP LIMITED

2. POSITIONS OF THE EXEMPT PRINCIPAL TRADER

(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:       ADR            
Interests   Short Positions  
    Number (%) Number (%)
(1) Relevant securities owned
and/or controlled: 0 0.00% 90 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: 0 0.00% 90 0.00%

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(b), copy table 2(a) or (b) (as appropriate) for each additional class of relevant security.

3. DEALINGS (IF ANY) BY THE EXEMPT PRINCIPAL TRADER

(a) Purchases and sales

Class of relevant   Purchase/sale   Number of   Price per unit
security   securities  
ADR Purchase 100 14.6400 USD
ADR Purchase 100 14.6600 USD
ADR Purchase 200 14.7300 USD
ADR Purchase 284 14.6100 USD
ADR Purchase 600 14.6883 USD
ADR Purchase 1,000 14.7310 USD
ADR Purchase 1,100 14.6763 USD
ADR Purchase 1,200 14.7250 USD
ADR Purchase 3,267 14.6826 USD
ADR Purchase 6,080 14.7443 USD
ADR Sale 100 14.7600 USD
ADR Sale 200 14.7300 USD
ADR Sale 200 14.7500 USD
ADR Sale 284 14.6100 USD
ADR Sale 300 14.6966 USD
ADR Sale 400 14.7275 USD
ADR Sale 400 14.7950 USD
ADR Sale 600 14.6883 USD
ADR Sale 600 14.7533 USD
ADR Sale 700 14.7456 USD
ADR Sale 800 14.7237 USD
ADR Sale 1,300 14.6723 USD
ADR Sale 1,300 14.7877 USD
ADR Sale 3,229 14.6982 USD
ADR Sale 3,480 14.7200 USD

(b) Derivatives transactions (other than options)

Class of relevant security   Product description

e.g. CFD

  Nature of dealing

e.g. opening/closing a long/short position, increasing/reducing a long/short position

  Number of reference securities   Price per unit

(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(b), 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 exempt principal trader 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 exempt principal trader 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:  

18 DEC 2014

Contact name:

Jay Supaya

Telephone number:

0207 773 0635

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: FEO
Sequence Number: 445434
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20141218T121652+0000

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC