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: 24 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? 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: 29,212 0.02% 1,467,716 1.00%
           
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:
136,800 0.09% 561,970 0.38%
           
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options)
and agreements to purchase/sell: 4,300 0.00% 1,200 0.00%
           
(4)
TOTAL: 170,312 0.11% 2,030,886 1.38%

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 3 30.5000 USD
ORD Purchase 4 30.4899 USD
ORD Purchase 86 30.5200 USD
ORD Purchase 86 30.4900 USD
ORD Purchase 100 30.4200 USD
ORD Purchase 100 30.4797 USD
ORD Purchase 120 30.4604 USD
ORD Purchase 161 30.4800 USD
ORD Purchase 300 30.4266 USD
ORD Purchase 300 30.5033 USD
ORD Purchase 558 30.5134 USD
ORD Purchase 888 30.3831 USD
ORD Purchase 1,484 30.4445 USD
ORD Purchase 1,600 30.4470 USD
ORD Purchase 2,000 30.4626 USD
ORD Purchase 3,011 30.4954 USD
ORD Purchase 5,447 30.4415 USD
ORD Sale 16 30.4862 USD
ORD Sale 60 30.4604 USD
ORD Sale 60 30.3316 USD
ORD Sale 100 30.3450 USD
ORD Sale 100 30.5300 USD
ORD Sale 100 30.5101 USD
ORD Sale 100 30.4600 USD
ORD Sale 152 30.4444 USD
ORD Sale 178 30.4900 USD
ORD Sale 200 30.5000 USD
ORD Sale 400 30.5400 USD
ORD Sale 475 30.5557 USD
ORD Sale 552 30.4683 USD
ORD Sale 900 30.5088 USD
ORD Sale 1,085 30.4708 USD
ORD Sale 1,100 30.4247 USD
ORD Sale 1,600 30.4517 USD
ORD Sale 2,184 30.4781 USD
ORD Sale 3,700 30.4759 USD
ORD Sale 4,119 30.3991 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   Option
of description purchasing, of price date money
relevant selling, securities per unit paid/
security varying etc to which received
option per unit
      relates        
ORD Put Options Selling 500 30 USD American 18 Dec 2015 0.6500 USD

(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:
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: 25 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.

143221.01

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 Put Options Written 500 30.0000 American 18 Dec 2015
ORD Call Options Written -1,200 30.0000 American 18 Dec 2015
ORD Call Options Purchased 3,800 30.0000 American 20 May 2016

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: 497291
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20151125T125308+0000

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC