Form 8.3 - PADDY POWER PLC

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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 PADDY POWER 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: 15 January 2016
(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? BETFAIR GROUP 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: 386,354 0.88% 6,668 0.02%
           
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:
2,660 0.01% 227,897 0.52%
           
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options)
and agreements to purchase/sell: 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
(4)
TOTAL: 389,014 0.88% 234,565 0.53%

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 15 114.5250 EUR
ORD Purchase 30 110.6500 EUR
ORD Purchase 40 116.2337 EUR
ORD Purchase 118 111.1038 EUR
ORD Purchase 171 110.7894 EUR
ORD Purchase 304 110.9763 EUR
ORD Purchase 890 111.0014 EUR
ORD Purchase 2,079 114.0091 EUR
ORD Purchase 2,380 114.0842 EUR
ORD Purchase 3,728 116.4132 EUR
ORD Purchase 4,350 116.1541 EUR
ORD Purchase 6,432 112.2879 EUR
ORD Purchase 8,163 116.5594 EUR
ORD Purchase 19,728 113.9281 EUR
ORD Purchase 25,319 117.4036 EUR
ORD Sale 15 114.5250 EUR
ORD Sale 46 110.6500 EUR
ORD Sale 114 110.3675 EUR
ORD Sale 159 110.7702 EUR
ORD Sale 530 116.5039 EUR
ORD Sale 750 116.1710 EUR
ORD Sale 1,091 116.9783 EUR
ORD Sale 1,631 115.8995 EUR
ORD Sale 1,643 110.5886 EUR
ORD Sale 2,001 117.4940 EUR
ORD Sale 2,290 110.2021 EUR
ORD Sale 3,432 110.6780 EUR
ORD Sale 3,580 112.3833 EUR
ORD Sale 10,293 116.4512 EUR
ORD Sale 18,911 110.2709 EUR

(b) Cash-settled derivative transactions

Class of   Product   Nature of dealing   Number of   Price per
relevant description reference unit
security     securities  
ORD CFD Long 74 115.4268 EUR
ORD SWAP Long 105 115.0175 EUR
ORD SWAP Long 209 110.6009 EUR
ORD CFD Long 567 111.2405 EUR
ORD SWAP Long 1,896 117.6312 EUR
ORD CFD Long 4,330 113.0301 EUR
ORD CFD Long 6,213 116.3399 EUR
ORD CFD Long 6,691 116.9160 EUR
ORD SWAP Short 171 110.7894 EUR
ORD CFD Short 645 114.2657 EUR
ORD CFD Short 1,426 112.7722 EUR
ORD CFD Short 4,459 114.0578 EUR
ORD CFD Short 5,673 111.6752 EUR
ORD CFD Short 19,728 113.9281 EUR

(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: 18 Jan 2016
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: 505881
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20160118T133742+0000

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC