FORM 8.3 - LIBERTY GLOBAL 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 LIBERTY GLOBAL 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: 29 Jan 2016
(f) In addition to the company in 1(c) above, is the discloser making NO
  disclosures in respect of any other party to the offer?  

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:       USD 0.01 Class A ordinary            
Interests Short Positions
    Number (%) Number (%)
(1) Relevant securities owned
and/or controlled: 208,512 0.08% 127,372 0.05%
           
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:
124,700 0.05% 0 0.00%
           
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options)
and agreements to purchase/sell: 83,300 0.03% 288,900 0.11%
           
 
TOTAL: 416,512 0.16% 416,272 0.16%
Class of relevant security:       USD 0.01 Class C ordinary            
Interests Short Positions
    Number (%) Number (%)
(1) Relevant securities owned
and/or controlled: 114,241 0.02% 20,036 0.00%
           
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:
3,000 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options)
and agreements to purchase/sell: 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
 
TOTAL: 117,241 0.02% 20,036 0.00%
Class of relevant security:       USD 0.01 LiLAC Class A ordinary            
Interests Short Positions
    Number (%) Number (%)
(1) Relevant securities owned
and/or controlled: 11,875 0.09% 8,235 0.06%
           
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:
8,235 0.06% 0 0.00%
           
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options)
and agreements to purchase/sell: 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
 
TOTAL: 20,110 0.15% 8,235 0.06%
Class of relevant security:       USD 0.01 LiLAC Class C ordinary            
Interests Short Positions
    Number (%) Number (%)
(1) Relevant securities owned
and/or controlled: 0 0.00% 54 0.00%
           
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:
0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options)
and agreements to purchase/sell: 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
 
TOTAL: 0 0.00% 54 0.00%

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  
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class A ordinary Purchase 2 34.3301 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class C ordinary Purchase 4 35.9301 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 51 34.3935 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class C ordinary Purchase 57 36.7500 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class C ordinary Purchase 75 36.5400 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 100 32.8200 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 100 34.1900 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 100 34.0900 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class A ordinary Purchase 100 34.1900 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 100 33.9400 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 100 33.9299 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class A ordinary Purchase 100 35.1300 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 100 32.7400 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class C ordinary Purchase 103 36.6140 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 123 33.2851 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 160 33.9637 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class C ordinary Purchase 191 36.4747 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 200 33.0400 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 207 32.7702 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 299 34.1167 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 300 33.9133 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 300 34.2766 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 300 32.7733 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class C ordinary Purchase 300 36.7333 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 300 34.0266 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class C ordinary Purchase 340 36.4688 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 400 34.0600 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class A ordinary Purchase 515 34.9101 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 700 33.1228 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 724 32.9809 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 800 33.9312 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 800 33.9212 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 900 33.0866 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 900 34.0177 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 1,100 34.2336 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 1,126 34.1481 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 1,284 34.3736 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class C ordinary Purchase 1,341 36.5323 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 1,900 32.9068 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class C ordinary Purchase 1,916 36.5010 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 2,100 34.2228 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 2,200 33.9645 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 2,315 34.2268 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 2,500 34.1968 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 2,581 33.1178 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 2,717 33.1059 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 3,000 33.2448 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 3,500 33.0915 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 4,154 33.1137 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 4,200 33.0988 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 6,200 33.0725 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 6,858 32.7565 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 7,600 32.9109 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 7,622 34.2181 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 8,458 33.1042 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class C ordinary Purchase 10,753 36.8477 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class C ordinary Purchase 10,753 36.8500 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 12,200 33.0411 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 12,355 33.2291 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 13,500 33.0530 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 17,392 34.2028 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 18,293 34.1639 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 20,000 34.2800 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 21,070 34.2612 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 24,031 34.1679 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 24,292 33.0503 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 25,325 33.0898 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 25,829 34.1575 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 29,674 33.0846 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 32,671 33.3083 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 32,817 33.1214 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 37,219 33.3100 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 38,780 34.4079 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 44,438 34.4100 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 58,997 33.0548 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 63,096 33.0696 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 67,696 34.1041 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 79,299 34.1759 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 95,890 33.0897 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 143,300 32.8665 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 193,534 33.0709 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class A ordinary Sale 2 34.3301 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class C ordinary Sale 4 35.9301 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 100 34.3700 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 100 34.3000 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 100 34.2401 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class A ordinary Sale 100 35.1900 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 100 34.1800 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class C ordinary Sale 100 36.8200 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 100 34.0200 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 100 34.0100 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 100 32.9901 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class C ordinary Sale 100 36.7000 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class C ordinary Sale 100 36.8300 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 130 34.0123 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class A ordinary Sale 200 34.6600 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 200 33.1200 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 200 33.0400 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class C ordinary Sale 216 35.7725 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 300 32.8800 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class C ordinary Sale 300 36.7700 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class C ordinary Sale 300 36.8500 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class C ordinary Sale 300 36.0708 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 300 33.0766 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 381 33.0401 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 400 32.9075 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 400 33.0550 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class A ordinary Sale 415 34.8426 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class C ordinary Sale 491 36.5838 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class C ordinary Sale 500 36.6520 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 500 34.1200 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 563 34.1514 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 563 34.1481 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 700 33.1700 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 700 34.1557 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 771 33.1155 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 800 33.0887 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 900 32.9100 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 927 34.0896 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 1,000 33.1740 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 1,379 34.1543 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 1,500 33.1133 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 1,600 33.0762 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 1,800 34.2127 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 1,900 34.2021 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class C ordinary Sale 1,916 36.5322 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 2,362 34.1695 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 2,400 34.1895 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 3,054 33.0129 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 3,115 33.0161 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 3,400 33.1297 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 4,200 33.9454 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 4,639 34.1566 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 5,260 34.4100 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 5,668 33.0563 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 5,685 34.2883 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 5,900 32.9115 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 6,000 33.0487 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 6,068 34.3733 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 6,858 32.7565 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 7,593 34.2186 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 7,622 34.2181 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 9,515 33.0799 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 9,700 33.0545 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 10,100 33.0272 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 14,535 33.0819 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 14,700 34.1588 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 20,000 34.2800 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 21,070 34.2612 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class C ordinary Sale 21,506 36.8477 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 24,800 33.3100 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 25,728 33.3077 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 29,674 33.0846 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 30,254 33.3084 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 34,553 33.1357 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 35,960 34.4077 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 37,595 34.4079 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 63,096 33.0696 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 67,696 34.1041 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 128,373 34.1691 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 143,000 32.8662 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 389,812 33.0724 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
of description purchasing, of price
relevant selling, securities per unit
security varying etc to which
option
      relates    
  Call Options Selling 200 37.5000 USD American
  Put Options Selling 300 32.5000 USD American

(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: Feb 1, 2016
Contact name: Andrew Hurley
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 LIBERTY GLOBAL PLC
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      
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Put Options Written 100 30.0000 American Apr 15, 2016
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Put Options Written 200 40.0000 American Apr 15, 2016
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Call Options Written -10,600 37.5000 American Apr 15, 2016
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Call Options Written -400 32.5000 American Apr 15, 2016
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Call Options Written -43,500 40.0000 American Apr 15, 2016
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Put Options Purchased -1,000 17.5000 American Jul 15, 2016
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Put Options Purchased -200 35.0000 American Apr 15, 2016
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Call Options Written -156,800 47.5000 American Apr 15, 2016
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Put Options Written 300 32.5000 American Apr 15, 2016
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Call Options Written -2,300 35.0000 American Apr 15, 2016
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Call Options Purchased 79,500 52.5000 American Apr 15, 2016
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Call Options Purchased 3,200 42.5000 American Jul 15, 2016
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Put Options Purchased -20,300 32.5000 American Feb 19, 2016
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Call Options Written -4,400 45.0000 American Feb 19, 2016
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Call Options Written -26,100 42.5000 American Apr 15, 2016
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Call Options Written -400 32.5000 American Jul 15, 2016
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Call Options Written -13,100 45.0000 American Apr 15, 2016
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Call Options Written -9,800 40.0000 American Jul 15, 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: 508252
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20160201T143302+0000

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC