Form 8.3 - ARRIS GROUP INC NEW

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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)   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 ARRIS GROUP INC NEW
  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: 13 May 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? PACE 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: 5,851 0.00% 894,024 0.61%
           
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:
125,000 0.09% 740,183 0.50%
           
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options)
and agreements to purchase/sell: 46,600 0.03% 44,400 0.03%
           
(4)
TOTAL: 177,451 0.13% 1,678,607 1.14%

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 2 33.8000 USD
ORD Purchase 2 33.8050 USD
ORD Purchase 75 33.9100 USD
ORD Purchase 89 33.8027 USD
ORD Purchase 100 33.7160 USD
ORD Purchase 100 33.7600 USD
ORD Purchase 150 33.7000 USD
ORD Purchase 200 33.8150 USD
ORD Purchase 321 33.7286 USD
ORD Purchase 500 33.7872 USD
ORD Purchase 599 33.8066 USD
ORD Purchase 600 33.8033 USD
ORD Purchase 801 33.7001 USD
ORD Purchase 1,218 33.8229 USD
ORD Purchase 1,300 33.8130 USD
ORD Purchase 1,378 33.7948 USD
ORD Purchase 1,600 33.7895 USD
ORD Purchase 1,800 33.8450 USD
ORD Purchase 2,698 33.5578 USD
ORD Purchase 3,700 33.8019 USD
ORD Purchase 4,885 33.8307 USD
ORD Purchase 9,499 33.7844 USD
ORD Purchase 10,211 33.7981 USD
ORD Purchase 11,775 33.8073 USD
ORD Purchase 13,600 33.8119 USD
ORD Purchase 14,580 33.7610 USD
ORD Purchase 33,918 33.8046 USD
ORD Purchase 59,580 33.8250 USD
ORD Sale 20 33.6900 USD
ORD Sale 75 33.9100 USD
ORD Sale 89 33.8027 USD
ORD Sale 100 33.7160 USD
ORD Sale 202 33.7108 USD
ORD Sale 271 33.7000 USD
ORD Sale 500 33.7460 USD
ORD Sale 500 33.7600 USD
ORD Sale 501 33.7181 USD
ORD Sale 569 33.8346 USD
ORD Sale 600 33.7516 USD
ORD Sale 600 33.7635 USD
ORD Sale 600 33.7666 USD
ORD Sale 600 33.7931 USD
ORD Sale 689 33.7948 USD
ORD Sale 700 33.7757 USD
ORD Sale 772 33.7997 USD
ORD Sale 902 33.8000 USD
ORD Sale 1,200 33.7831 USD
ORD Sale 1,320 33.7550 USD
ORD Sale 1,540 33.7173 USD
ORD Sale 1,623 33.8147 USD
ORD Sale 1,800 33.8450 USD
ORD Sale 2,000 33.8106 USD
ORD Sale 3,520 33.7990 USD
ORD Sale 4,163 33.8012 USD
ORD Sale 4,700 33.8026 USD
ORD Sale 5,200 33.7974 USD
ORD Sale 5,500 33.8054 USD
ORD Sale 6,027 33.8096 USD
ORD Sale 7,290 33.7610 USD
ORD Sale 8,151 33.8312 USD
ORD Sale 8,200 33.8237 USD
ORD Sale 8,500 33.8196 USD
ORD Sale 12,504 33.8057 USD
ORD Sale 14,600 33.8389 USD
ORD Sale 16,154 33.7816 USD
ORD Sale 52,513 33.8024 USD

(b) Cash-settled derivative transactions

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) Stock-settled derivative transactions (including options)

(i) Writing, selling, purchasing or varying

Class   Product   Writing,   Number   Exercise   Type   Expiry
of description purchasing, of price date
relevant selling, securities per unit
security varying etc to which
option
      relates      
ORD Call Options Selling 400 32.5 USD American 19 Jun 2015
ORD Put Options Purchasing 300 37.5 USD American 15 May 2015

(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?   YES
Date of disclosure: 14 May 2015
Contact name: Jay Supaya
Telephone number: 020 7773 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.

SUPPLEMENTAL FORM 8 (OPEN POSITIONS)

DETAILS OF OPEN STOCK-SETTLED DERIVATIVE (INCLUDING OPTION) POSITIONS, AGREEMENTS TO PURCHASE OR SELL ETC.

Note 5(i) on Rule 8 of the Takeover Code (the “Code”)

1. KEY INFORMATION

Identity of the person whose positions/dealings   Barclays PLC.
are being disclosed:  
Name of offeror/offeree in relation to whose ARRIS GROUP INC NEW
relevant securities this from relates:  

2. STOCK-SETTLED DERIVATIVES (INCLUDING OPTIONS)

Class   Product   Writing,   Number   Exercise   Type   Expiry
of description purchasing, of price date
relevant selling, securities per unit
security varying etc to which
option
      relates      
ORD Put Options Purchased -2,100 27.5000 American 15 May 2015
ORD Put Options Purchased -2,100 27.5000 American 21 Aug 2015
ORD Put Options Purchased -900 30.0000 American 21 Aug 2015
ORD Put Options Written 2,100 25.0000 American 15 May 2015
ORD Put Options Written 1,800 25.0000 American 21 Aug 2015
ORD Put Options Written 400 30.0000 American 15 May 2015
ORD Put Options Written 400 32.5000 American 15 May 2015
ORD Put Options Written 400 35.0000 American 15 May 2015
ORD Put Options Written 1,600 37.5000 American 15 May 2015
ORD Put Options Written 600 40.0000 American 15 May 2015
ORD Call Options Purchased 700 25.0000 American 21 Aug 2015
ORD Call Options Purchased 13,500 30.0000 American 15 May 2015
ORD Call Options Purchased 100 30.0000 American 20 Nov 2015
ORD Call Options Purchased 1,500 32.5000 American 15 May 2015
ORD Call Options Purchased 1,800 35.0000 American 21 Aug 2015
ORD Call Options Purchased 100 35.0000 American 20 Nov 2015
ORD Call Options Purchased 21,300 37.5000 American 15 May 2015
ORD Call Options Purchased 300 37.5000 American 21 Aug 2015
ORD Call Options Written -500 22.5000 American 15 May 2015
ORD Call Options Written -100 25.0000 American 15 May 2015
ORD Call Options Written -600 27.5000 American 15 May 2015
ORD Call Options Written -100 32.5000 American 19 Jun 2015
ORD Call Options Written -900 32.5000 American 21 Aug 2015
ORD Call Options Written -26,400 35.0000 American 15 May 2015
ORD Call Options Written -200 35.0000 American 19 Jun 2015
ORD Call Options Written -1,400 37.5000 American 19 Jun 2015
ORD Call Options Written -5,300 40.0000 American 15 May 2015
ORD Call Options Written -3,800 40.0000 American 19 Jun 2015

3. AGREEMENTS TO PURCHASE OR SELL ETC.

Full details should be given so that the nature of the interest or position can be fully understood:

It is not necessary to provide details on a Supplemental Form (Open Positions) with regard to cash-settled derivatives.

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

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: 465742
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20150514T123007+0100

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC