Form 8.3 - BG GROUP 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 BG GROUP 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: 22 July 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? ROYAL DUTCH SHELL 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: 24,283,484 0.71% 21,369,246 0.63%
           
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:
6,453,363 0.19% 9,121,579 0.27%
           
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options)
and agreements to purchase/sell: 1,000,000 0.03% 1,000,000 0.03%
           
(4)
TOTAL: 31,736,847 0.93% 31,490,825 0.92%
           
(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:  
 
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 2 10.7150 GBP
ORD Purchase 40 10.5672 GBP
ORD Purchase 51 10.5730 GBP
ORD Purchase 90 10.6100 GBP
ORD Purchase 168 10.5989 GBP
ORD Purchase 240 10.7300 GBP
ORD Purchase 302 10.5740 GBP
ORD Purchase 482 10.7250 GBP
ORD Purchase 520 10.7192 GBP
ORD Purchase 642 10.5050 GBP
ORD Purchase 642 10.5575 GBP
ORD Purchase 642 10.6125 GBP
ORD Purchase 642 10.6200 GBP
ORD Purchase 642 10.6300 GBP
ORD Purchase 682 10.7187 GBP
ORD Purchase 735 10.5725 GBP
ORD Purchase 866 10.5825 GBP
ORD Purchase 866 10.6025 GBP
ORD Purchase 951 10.6350 GBP
ORD Purchase 1,000 10.5850 GBP
ORD Purchase 1,000 10.6000 GBP
ORD Purchase 1,181 10.6250 GBP
ORD Purchase 1,260 10.5998 GBP
ORD Purchase 1,598 10.5650 GBP
ORD Purchase 1,850 10.7200 GBP
ORD Purchase 2,467 10.5924 GBP
ORD Purchase 2,531 10.6641 GBP
ORD Purchase 2,723 10.5500 GBP
ORD Purchase 2,796 10.5600 GBP
ORD Purchase 3,267 10.5355 GBP
ORD Purchase 4,401 10.6800 GBP
ORD Purchase 6,008 10.6850 GBP
ORD Purchase 6,248 10.6510 GBP
ORD Purchase 6,378 10.6900 GBP
ORD Purchase 6,570 10.6821 GBP
ORD Purchase 6,592 10.5700 GBP
ORD Purchase 6,770 10.5564 GBP
ORD Purchase 7,253 10.7100 GBP
ORD Purchase 7,589 10.5718 GBP
ORD Purchase 8,068 10.5716 GBP
ORD Purchase 9,074 10.5929 GBP
ADR Purchase 9,600 16.6120 USD
ORD Purchase 10,363 10.5696 GBP
ORD Purchase 11,410 10.5723 GBP
ORD Purchase 12,825 10.5800 GBP
ADR Purchase 14,002 16.5687 USD
ORD Purchase 16,229 10.5722 GBP
ORD Purchase 21,733 10.5350 GBP
ORD Purchase 21,838 10.5750 GBP
ORD Purchase 22,062 10.5400 GBP
ORD Purchase 26,948 10.5826 GBP
ORD Purchase 47,613 10.6885 GBP
ORD Purchase 61,210 10.6571 GBP
ORD Purchase 93,124 10.5695 GBP
ORD Purchase 138,212 10.5550 GBP
ORD Purchase 146,383 10.5749 GBP
ORD Sale 2 10.7150 GBP
ORD Sale 90 10.6100 GBP
ORD Sale 91 10.6114 GBP
ORD Sale 240 10.7300 GBP
ORD Sale 341 10.5725 GBP
ORD Sale 405 10.5818 GBP
ORD Sale 428 10.6673 GBP
ORD Sale 482 10.7250 GBP
ORD Sale 642 10.5050 GBP
ORD Sale 642 10.5575 GBP
ORD Sale 642 10.6125 GBP
ORD Sale 642 10.6200 GBP
ORD Sale 642 10.6300 GBP
ORD Sale 786 10.6809 GBP
ORD Sale 797 10.5903 GBP
ORD Sale 866 10.5825 GBP
ORD Sale 866 10.6025 GBP
ORD Sale 951 10.6350 GBP
ORD Sale 1,000 10.6000 GBP
ORD Sale 1,181 10.6250 GBP
ORD Sale 1,229 10.5700 GBP
ORD Sale 1,359 10.5850 GBP
ORD Sale 1,598 10.5650 GBP
ORD Sale 1,746 10.5676 GBP
ORD Sale 1,850 10.7200 GBP
ORD Sale 2,397 10.5800 GBP
ORD Sale 2,641 10.5771 GBP
ORD Sale 2,796 10.5600 GBP
ORD Sale 3,169 10.5550 GBP
ORD Sale 3,223 10.5500 GBP
ORD Sale 3,745 10.6847 GBP
ORD Sale 3,837 10.5778 GBP
ORD Sale 4,401 10.6800 GBP
ORD Sale 4,919 10.5730 GBP
ORD Sale 5,487 10.5400 GBP
ORD Sale 6,008 10.6850 GBP
ORD Sale 6,378 10.6900 GBP
ORD Sale 6,993 10.5350 GBP
ORD Sale 7,253 10.7100 GBP
ADR Sale 9,600 16.6120 USD
ORD Sale 10,531 10.6375 GBP
ORD Sale 11,878 10.5750 GBP
ADR Sale 14,002 16.5687 USD
ORD Sale 15,679 10.6276 GBP
ORD Sale 19,319 10.6232 GBP
ORD Sale 19,494 10.6234 GBP
ORD Sale 23,770 10.6573 GBP
ORD Sale 30,228 10.5712 GBP
ORD Sale 30,863 10.6754 GBP
ORD Sale 33,170 10.5752 GBP
ORD Sale 42,845 10.7170 GBP
ORD Sale 71,126 10.6726 GBP
ORD Sale 195,009 10.5960 GBP
 
(b) Cash-settled derivative transactions      
Class of Product Nature of dealing Number of Price per
relevant description reference unit
security     securities  
ORD CFD Long 797 10.5902 GBP
ORD SWAP Long 1,959 10.6259 GBP
ORD SWAP Long 3,000 10.5770 GBP
ORD CFD Long 4,800 10.5988 GBP
ORD CFD Long 14,694 10.5946 GBP
ORD SWAP Long 29,686 10.6214 GBP
ORD SWAP Long 32,772 10.5937 GBP
ORD CFD Long 186,081 10.5923 GBP
ORD CFD Short 1 10.5900 GBP
ORD CFD Short 4 10.6225 GBP
ORD CFD Short 15 10.6213 GBP
ORD CFD Short 40 10.5672 GBP
ORD CFD Short 52 10.6113 GBP
ORD CFD Short 103 10.6263 GBP
ORD CFD Short 168 10.5988 GBP
ORD CFD Short 300 10.5912 GBP
ORD CFD Short 302 10.5740 GBP
ORD CFD Short 660 10.6112 GBP
ORD CFD Short 1,260 10.5999 GBP
ORD SWAP Short 1,310 10.6308 GBP
ORD CFD Short 1,702 10.6162 GBP
ORD CFD Short 1,888 10.6212 GBP
ORD SWAP Short 1,973 10.6014 GBP
ORD CFD Short 4,600 10.5962 GBP
ORD CFD Short 7,001 10.5525 GBP
ORD CFD Short 10,935 10.6262 GBP
ORD CFD Short 26,948 10.5826 GBP
ORD SWAP Short 33,774 10.5888 GBP
ORD SWAP Short 39,974 10.5591 GBP
 
(c) Stock-settled derivative transactions (including options)
(i) Writing, selling, purchasing or varying            
Class Product Writing, Number Exercise Type Expiry Option
of description purchasing, of price date money
relevant selling, securities per unit paid/
security varying etc to which received
option per unit
      relates        
               
 
(ii) Exercising      
Class of relevant Product description Exercising/ exercised against Number of Exercise price per
security     securities unit
         
 
(d) Other dealings (including subscribing for new securities)    
Class of relevant Nature of Dealings Details Price per unit (if
security     applicable)
       
4. OTHER INFORMATION
(a) Indemnity and other dealings 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:
 
 
 
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 of future acquisition or disposal of any relevant securities to which any derivative is referenced:

 
 
 

 

NONE
(c) Attachments
Is a Supplemental Form 8 (Open Positions) attached? YES
Date of disclosure: 23 Jul 2015
Contact name: Jay Supaya
Telephone number: 020 7773 0635
 
SUPPLEMENTAL FORM 8 (OPEN POSITIONS)
DETAILS OF OPEN OPTION AND DERIVATIVE 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

BG GROUP PLC

relevant securities this from relates:  
 
2. OPTIONS AND DERIVATIVES          
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 -1,000,000 10.0000 American 21 Aug 2015
ORD Call Options Purchased 1,000,000 10.5000 American 21 Aug 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:

Short Name: BARCLAYS PLC
Category Code: RET
Sequence Number: 476383
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20150723T140735+0100

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BARCLAYS PLC

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BARCLAYS PLC