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)   Full name of discloser:   Barclays PLC.
     
(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: 7 January 2015
(f) In addition to the company in 1(c) above, is the discloser making YES:
  disclosures in respect of any other party to the offer? SPIRIT PUB COMPANY PLC

2. POSITIONS OF THE PERSON MAKING THE DISCLOSURE

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.

(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: 1,597,114 0.73% 1,405,925 0.64%
           
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:
768,478 0.35% 343,942 0.16%
           
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options)
and agreements to purchase/sell: 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
(4)
TOTAL: 2,365,592 1.08% 1,749,867 0.80%

All interests and all short positions should be disclosed.

Details of any open stock-settled derivative positions (including traded options), 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 employee options)

Class of relevant security in relation to which subscription right exists:  
Details, including nature of the rights concerned and relevant percentages:  

3. DEALINGS (IF ANY) BY THE PERSON MAKING THE DISCLOSURE

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.

The currency of all prices and other monetary amounts should be stated.

(a) Purchases and sales

Class of relevant   Purchase/sale   Number of   Price per unit
security   securities  
ORD Purchase 95 7.4150 GBP
ORD Purchase 149 7.4366 GBP
ORD Purchase 160 7.4350 GBP
ORD Purchase 213 7.3950 GBP
ORD Purchase 688 7.4100 GBP
ORD Purchase 1,329 7.4000 GBP
ORD Purchase 1,354 7.4367 GBP
ORD Purchase 1,377 7.4375 GBP
ORD Purchase 1,442 7.4300 GBP
ORD Purchase 2,638 7.4099 GBP
ORD Purchase 2,679 7.4200 GBP
ORD Purchase 7,057 7.4253 GBP
ORD Purchase 8,406 7.4316 GBP
ORD Purchase 8,611 7.4278 GBP
ORD Purchase 11,685 7.4216 GBP
ORD Purchase 16,052 7.4447 GBP
ORD Purchase 23,695 7.4291 GBP
ORD Purchase 31,526 7.4364 GBP
ORD Sale 95 7.4150 GBP
ORD Sale 153 7.4200 GBP
ORD Sale 213 7.3950 GBP
ORD Sale 688 7.4100 GBP
ORD Sale 717 7.4400 GBP
ORD Sale 879 7.4350 GBP
ORD Sale 1,283 7.4300 GBP
ORD Sale 1,377 7.4375 GBP
ORD Sale 1,503 7.4374 GBP
ORD Sale 1,557 7.4317 GBP
ORD Sale 1,689 7.4383 GBP
ORD Sale 2,310 7.4348 GBP
ORD Sale 2,592 7.4210 GBP
ORD Sale 6,804 7.4302 GBP
ORD Sale 7,230 7.4279 GBP
ORD Sale 8,814 7.3945 GBP
ORD Sale 11,588 7.4303 GBP
ORD Sale 14,445 7.4427 GBP
ORD Sale 15,992 7.4353 GBP
ORD Sale 16,024 7.4343 GBP
ORD Sale 18,944 7.4379 GBP
ORD Sale 19,661 7.3780 GBP
ORD Sale 25,366 7.4312 GBP
ORD Sale 25,623 7.4327 GBP
ORD Sale 25,753 7.4297 GBP
ORD Sale 27,903 7.4363 GBP
ORD Sale 43,365 7.4342 GBP
ORD Sale 48,559 7.4293 GBP

(b) Cash-settled derivative transactions

Class of   Product   Nature of dealing   Number of   Price per
relevant description reference unit
security     securities  
ORD SWAP Long 600 7.4350 GBP
ORD CFD Long 946 7.4340 GBP
ORD CFD Long 3,272 7.4390 GBP
ORD CFD Long 4,513 7.4263 GBP
ORD SWAP Long 6,317 7.4381 GBP
ORD SWAP Long 6,804 7.4302 GBP
ORD SWAP Long 8,814 7.3945 GBP
ORD SWAP Long 11,905 7.4353 GBP
ORD SWAP Long 14,445 7.4427 GBP
ORD SWAP Long 16,228 7.4287 GBP
ORD SWAP Long 18,400 7.4348 GBP
ORD SWAP Long 18,944 7.4379 GBP
ORD SWAP Long 19,661 7.3780 GBP
ORD CFD Long 24,313 7.4233 GBP
ORD SWAP Long 25,366 7.4312 GBP
ORD SWAP Long 25,623 7.4327 GBP
ORD SWAP Long 25,753 7.4297 GBP
ORD CFD Long 43,365 7.4342 GBP
ORD SWAP Short 100 7.3750 GBP
ORD SWAP Short 500 7.4230 GBP
ORD SWAP Short 587 7.4354 GBP
ORD CFD Short 3,072 7.4360 GBP
ORD CFD Short 7,102 7.4278 GBP
ORD CFD Short 8,406 7.4315 GBP
ORD SWAP Short 12,382 7.4106 GBP
ORD SWAP Short 23,473 7.4326 GBP

(c) Stock-settled derivative transactions (including options)

(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) Exercise

Class of relevant security   Product description

e.g. call option

  Exercising/ exercised against   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)

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:

Irrevocable commitments and letters of intent should not be included. If there are no such agreements, arrangements or understandings, state “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”

(c) Attachments

Is a Supplemental Form 8 (Open Positions) attached?   NO
Date of disclosure: 8 Jan 2015
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 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: 447619
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20150108T132131+0000

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC