Form 8.5 (EPT/NON-RI) - AVIVA PLC

LONDON--()--

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 SECURITIES LTD
(b) Name of offeror/offeree in relation to whose

AVIVA PLC

  relevant securities this form relates:  
(c) Name of the party to the offer with which exempt FRIENDS LIFE GROUP LIMITED
  principal trader is connected  
(d) Date position held/dealing undertaken: 23 December 2014
(e) Has the EPT previously disclosed, or is it YES:
today disclosing, under the Code in respect FRIENDS LIFE GROUP LIMITED
  of any other party to this offer?  

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:   ORD
  Interests   Short Positions
    Number   (%) Number   (%)
(1) Relevant securities owned
and/or controlled: 8,547,670 0.29% 7,002,366 0.24%
           
(2) Derivatives (other than
options): 4,903,181 0.17% 4,974,338 0.17%
           
(3) Options and agreements to
purchase/sell: 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
(4)
TOTAL: 13,450,851 0.46% 11,976,704 0.41%

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  
ORD Purchase 7 4.9650 GBP
ORD Purchase 46 4.9260 GBP
ORD Purchase 363 4.9515 GBP
ORD Purchase 525 4.9220 GBP
ORD Purchase 911 4.9300 GBP
ORD Purchase 1,061 4.9525 GBP
ORD Purchase 1,327 4.9240 GBP
ORD Purchase 1,399 4.9265 GBP
ORD Purchase 1,400 4.9250 GBP
ORD Purchase 1,527 4.9280 GBP
ORD Purchase 1,570 4.9504 GBP
ORD Purchase 1,600 4.9746 GBP
ORD Purchase 1,769 4.9500 GBP
ORD Purchase 1,926 4.9190 GBP
ORD Purchase 1,963 4.9800 GBP
ORD Purchase 2,702 4.9657 GBP
ORD Purchase 2,923 4.9270 GBP
ORD Purchase 3,640 4.9470 GBP
ORD Purchase 5,477 4.9236 GBP
ORD Purchase 6,483 4.9266 GBP
ORD Purchase 9,000 4.9565 GBP
ORD Purchase 9,828 4.9350 GBP
ORD Purchase 13,377 4.9376 GBP
ORD Purchase 14,766 4.9335 GBP
ORD Purchase 16,806 4.9324 GBP
ORD Purchase 21,952 4.9288 GBP
ORD Purchase 44,037 4.9402 GBP
ORD Purchase 46,098 4.9431 GBP
ORD Purchase 72,349 4.9305 GBP
ORD Purchase 108,834 4.9382 GBP
ORD Purchase 118,920 4.9405 GBP
ORD Sale 46 4.9260 GBP
ORD Sale 109 4.9310 GBP
ORD Sale 363 4.9515 GBP
ORD Sale 525 4.9220 GBP
ORD Sale 640 4.9266 GBP
ORD Sale 745 4.9680 GBP
ORD Sale 776 4.9434 GBP
ORD Sale 911 4.9300 GBP
ORD Sale 1,327 4.9240 GBP
ORD Sale 1,400 4.9250 GBP
ORD Sale 1,577 4.9280 GBP
ORD Sale 1,600 4.9746 GBP
ORD Sale 1,769 4.9500 GBP
ORD Sale 1,926 4.9190 GBP
ORD Sale 2,281 4.9525 GBP
ORD Sale 2,828 4.9504 GBP
ORD Sale 3,571 4.9468 GBP
ORD Sale 3,926 4.9800 GBP
ORD Sale 5,089 4.9311 GBP
ORD Sale 5,600 4.9251 GBP
ORD Sale 7,540 4.9412 GBP
ORD Sale 8,400 4.9332 GBP
ORD Sale 9,466 4.9450 GBP
ORD Sale 9,715 4.9370 GBP
ORD Sale 17,103 4.9277 GBP
ORD Sale 41,301 4.9483 GBP
ORD Sale 100,299 4.9580 GBP
ADR Purchase 1,517 15.2618 USD
ADR Sale 1,517 15.2618 USD

(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 3,034 4.9314 GBP
ORD SWAP Long 4,273 4.9604 GBP
ORD SWAP Long 6,361 4.9394 GBP
ORD CFD Long 17,103 4.9277 GBP
ORD CFD Long 21,261 4.9384 GBP
ORD CFD Long 69,046 4.9750 GBP
ORD SWAP Short 6,315 4.9308 GBP
ORD CFD Short 13,377 4.9376 GBP
ORD CFD Short 14,831 4.9294 GBP
ORD SWAP Short 19,700 4.9291 GBP
ORD SWAP Short 21,952 4.9288 GBP
ORD SWAP Short 49,798 4.9380 GBP
ORD SWAP Short 51,040 4.9392 GBP
ORD SWAP Short 51,990 4.9462 GBP
ORD SWAP Short 116,269 4.9416 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(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: 24 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: 446341
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20141224T110253+0000

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BARCLAYS PLC

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BARCLAYS PLC