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: 03 November 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

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: 29,101,958 0.85% 25,880,308 0.76%
           
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:
6,491,723 0.19% 17,075,656 0.50%
           
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options)
and agreements to purchase/sell: 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
 
TOTAL: 35,593,681 1.04% 42,955,964 1.26%

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 11 10.4190 GBP
ORD Purchase 14 10.5350 GBP
ORD Purchase 100 10.4460 GBP
ORD Purchase 304 10.4145 GBP
ORD Purchase 670 10.4228 GBP
ORD Purchase 693 10.4225 GBP
ORD Purchase 800 10.4254 GBP
ORD Purchase 865 10.5375 GBP
ORD Purchase 901 10.5100 GBP
ORD Purchase 1,209 10.5650 GBP
ORD Purchase 1,269 10.5230 GBP
ORD Purchase 1,353 10.5525 GBP
ORD Purchase 1,362 10.4875 GBP
ORD Purchase 1,384 10.4275 GBP
ORD Purchase 1,635 10.4975 GBP
ORD Purchase 1,730 10.4750 GBP
ADR Purchase 2,800 16.2600 USD
ORD Purchase 3,691 10.5182 GBP
ORD Purchase 6,432 10.4100 GBP
ORD Purchase 7,808 10.4400 GBP
ORD Purchase 7,935 10.5000 GBP
ORD Purchase 9,155 10.4413 GBP
ORD Purchase 9,463 10.5274 GBP
ORD Purchase 13,179 10.4652 GBP
ORD Purchase 21,503 10.4587 GBP
ORD Purchase 22,318 10.4350 GBP
ORD Purchase 23,104 10.4626 GBP
ADR Purchase 28,800 16.1500 USD
ORD Purchase 33,580 10.4202 GBP
ORD Purchase 42,395 10.4150 GBP
ORD Purchase 49,050 10.4209 GBP
ORD Purchase 57,347 10.5099 GBP
ORD Purchase 75,000 10.5180 GBP
ORD Purchase 82,995 10.4940 GBP
ORD Purchase 92,818 10.4200 GBP
ORD Purchase 93,623 10.4300 GBP
ORD Purchase 94,153 10.4250 GBP
ORD Purchase 100,286 10.4262 GBP
ADR Purchase 110,000 16.2500 USD
ADR Purchase 130,000 16.2528 USD
ORD Purchase 134,312 10.4283 GBP
ORD Purchase 143,803 10.4334 GBP
ORD Purchase 233,680 10.4247 GBP
ORD Sale 6 10.5366 GBP
ORD Sale 8 10.5362 GBP
ORD Sale 14 10.5350 GBP
ORD Sale 112 10.5311 GBP
ORD Sale 304 10.4145 GBP
ORD Sale 693 10.4225 GBP
ORD Sale 718 10.3800 GBP
ORD Sale 865 10.5375 GBP
ORD Sale 1,208 10.4662 GBP
ORD Sale 1,244 10.5194 GBP
ORD Sale 1,327 10.5087 GBP
ORD Sale 1,353 10.5525 GBP
ORD Sale 1,362 10.4875 GBP
ORD Sale 1,384 10.4275 GBP
ORD Sale 1,730 10.4750 GBP
ORD Sale 2,035 10.4975 GBP
ORD Sale 2,745 10.4842 GBP
ADR Sale 2,800 16.2600 USD
ORD Sale 3,086 10.5202 GBP
ORD Sale 3,192 10.4954 GBP
ORD Sale 5,456 10.4665 GBP
ORD Sale 6,432 10.4100 GBP
ORD Sale 7,081 10.5650 GBP
ORD Sale 7,808 10.4400 GBP
ORD Sale 8,290 10.4712 GBP
ORD Sale 8,735 10.5095 GBP
ORD Sale 13,844 10.5285 GBP
ORD Sale 17,500 10.5000 GBP
ORD Sale 17,810 10.4796 GBP
ORD Sale 22,318 10.4350 GBP
ORD Sale 25,625 10.4804 GBP
ORD Sale 28,800 10.4181 GBP
ADR Sale 28,800 16.1500 USD
ORD Sale 34,320 10.4923 GBP
ORD Sale 42,395 10.4150 GBP
ORD Sale 92,814 10.4200 GBP
ORD Sale 94,153 10.4250 GBP
ORD Sale 110,000 10.4916 GBP
ADR Sale 110,000 16.2500 USD
ORD Sale 112,620 10.4300 GBP
ADR Sale 130,000 16.2528 USD
ORD Sale 130,000 10.4991 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 13 10.5384 GBP
ORD CFD Long 14 10.4935 GBP
ORD CFD Long 15 10.4986 GBP
ORD CFD Long 15 10.5186 GBP
ORD CFD Long 15 10.5340 GBP
ORD CFD Long 16 10.4837 GBP
ORD CFD Long 16 10.5187 GBP
ORD CFD Long 18 10.5438 GBP
ORD CFD Long 19 10.5236 GBP
ORD CFD Long 25 10.5136 GBP
ORD CFD Long 28 10.5185 GBP
ORD CFD Long 30 10.5440 GBP
ORD CFD Long 33 10.4987 GBP
ORD CFD Long 34 10.5435 GBP
ORD CFD Long 35 10.4988 GBP
ORD CFD Long 35 10.5188 GBP
ORD CFD Long 35 10.5285 GBP
ORD CFD Long 42 10.5038 GBP
ORD CFD Long 42 10.5085 GBP
ORD CFD Long 42 10.5385 GBP
ORD CFD Long 45 10.5088 GBP
ORD CFD Long 45 10.5240 GBP
ORD CFD Long 45 10.5335 GBP
ORD CFD Long 48 10.5337 GBP
ORD CFD Long 48 10.5437 GBP
ORD CFD Long 50 10.5140 GBP
ORD CFD Long 57 10.5089 GBP
ORD CFD Long 69 10.5388 GBP
ORD CFD Long 71 10.5036 GBP
ORD CFD Long 73 10.5035 GBP
ORD CFD Long 76 10.5135 GBP
ORD CFD Long 78 10.5087 GBP
ORD CFD Long 90 10.5386 GBP
ORD CFD Long 104 10.5086 GBP
ORD CFD Long 104 10.5235 GBP
ORD CFD Long 105 10.5137 GBP
ORD CFD Long 105 10.5286 GBP
ORD CFD Long 110 10.5288 GBP
ORD CFD Long 120 10.5040 GBP
ORD CFD Long 220 10.5387 GBP
ORD CFD Long 227 10.5037 GBP
ORD CFD Long 261 10.5237 GBP
ORD CFD Long 332 10.5287 GBP
ORD CFD Long 400 10.5223 GBP
ORD SWAP Long 900 10.4239 GBP
ORD SWAP Long 6,241 10.4460 GBP
ORD SWAP Long 17,810 10.4795 GBP
ORD CFD Long 9,646 10.5021 GBP
ORD CFD Long 28,800 10.4181 GBP
ORD SWAP Long 43,349 10.4715 GBP
ORD CFD Long 110,000 10.4916 GBP
ORD CFD Long 130,000 10.4991 GBP
ORD SWAP Short 100 10.4460 GBP
ORD SWAP Short 800 10.4301 GBP
ORD CFD Short 987 10.5658 GBP
ORD CFD Short 1,000 10.5007 GBP
ORD SWAP Short 3,040 10.4160 GBP
ORD CFD Short 4,938 10.5317 GBP
ORD CFD Short 15,578 10.4282 GBP
ORD SWAP Short 19,619 10.5651 GBP
ORD CFD Short 24,059 10.4440 GBP
ORD SWAP Short 41,726 10.4436 GBP
ORD CFD Short 75,000 10.5180 GBP
ORD CFD Short 89,421 10.5156 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: 4 Nov 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.

Short Name: BARCLAYS PLC
Category Code: RET
Sequence Number: 493417
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20151104T141230+0000

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