Form 8.3 - ARRIS GROUP INC

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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
  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: 25 August 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: 34,761 0.02% 398,508 0.27%
           
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:
125,000 0.09% 414,359 0.28%
           
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options)
and agreements to purchase/sell: 8,900 0.01% 13,200 0.01%
           
 
TOTAL: 168,661 0.12% 826,067 0.56%

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 100 25.6100 USD
ORD Purchase 117 25.4942 USD
ORD Purchase 600 25.2800 USD
ORD Purchase 2,204 25.4719 USD
ORD Purchase 3,844 25.4663 USD
ORD Purchase 4,000 25.5133 USD
ORD Purchase 4,400 25.5152 USD
ORD Purchase 5,462 24.9900 USD
ORD Purchase 5,830 25.4624 USD
ORD Purchase 8,600 26.0700 USD
ORD Purchase 17,856 25.4810 USD
ORD Purchase 18,400 25.5123 USD
ORD Purchase 18,685 25.5253 USD
ORD Purchase 29,200 25.5402 USD
ORD Sale 117 25.1582 USD
ORD Sale 200 25.3850 USD
ORD Sale 300 25.5266 USD
ORD Sale 300 25.6133 USD
ORD Sale 400 25.2225 USD
ORD Sale 450 25.4688 USD
ORD Sale 486 25.4301 USD
ORD Sale 500 25.4761 USD
ORD Sale 500 25.4960 USD
ORD Sale 500 25.5040 USD
ORD Sale 700 25.6171 USD
ORD Sale 1,000 25.5260 USD
ORD Sale 1,000 25.5960 USD
ORD Sale 1,141 25.7067 USD
ORD Sale 1,600 25.4903 USD
ORD Sale 1,800 25.4875 USD
ORD Sale 2,478 25.6316 USD
ORD Sale 3,600 25.4917 USD
ORD Sale 5,345 24.9900 USD
ORD Sale 5,508 25.5786 USD
ORD Sale 6,600 25.5216 USD
ORD Sale 7,136 25.4564 USD
ORD Sale 7,500 25.5347 USD
ORD Sale 9,300 26.0060 USD
ORD Sale 9,600 25.5226 USD
ORD Sale 13,386 25.5676 USD
ORD Sale 14,800 25.5173 USD
ORD Sale 22,334 25.4553 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 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?   YES
Date of disclosure: 26 Aug 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
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 Call Options Written -1,100 27.5000 American 20 Nov 2015
ORD Call Options Purchased 100 30.0000 American 20 Nov 2015
ORD Call Options Written -12,100 37.5000 American 20 Nov 2015
ORD Put Options Written 4,900 40.0000 American 20 Nov 2015
ORD Call Options Purchased 3,900 32.5000 American 20 Nov 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: 481426
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20150826T140344+0100

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC