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: 10 Feb 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? CABLE & WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS

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: 203,080 0.08% 127,590 0.05%
           
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:
124,700 0.05% 0 0.00%
           
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options)
and agreements to purchase/sell: 83,600 0.03% 296,200 0.12%
           
 
TOTAL: 411,380 0.16% 423,790 0.17%
Class of relevant security:       USD 0.01 Class C ordinary            
Interests Short Positions
    Number (%) Number (%)
(1) Relevant securities owned
and/or controlled: 112,446 0.02% 7,033 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: 112,446 0.02% 7,033 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: 11,876 0.09% 8,235 0.07%
           
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:
8,235 0.07% 0 0.00%
           
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options)
and agreements to purchase/sell: 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
 
TOTAL: 20,111 0.16% 8,235 0.07%
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% 55 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% 55 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 Class C ordinary Purchase 4 30.7975 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 5 30.7390 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 6 30.7650 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 7 30.8185 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class A ordinary Purchase 100 32.9400 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 100 30.9500 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class C ordinary Purchase 123 34.7012 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 190 31.0691 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 190 31.0472 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class C ordinary Purchase 200 34.7500 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class A ordinary Purchase 200 32.9750 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class A ordinary Purchase 200 32.8150 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 200 31.3100 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class A ordinary Purchase 220 32.8981 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 241 31.3720 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class C ordinary Purchase 273 34.6900 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 300 31.2033 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 300 31.2300 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 370 31.2935 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class A ordinary Purchase 400 32.9550 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 400 31.3275 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 400 31.2450 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 400 31.2900 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 415 31.1295 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 500 31.3380 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 600 31.3016 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 615 30.4700 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 659 31.1794 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class A ordinary Purchase 682 32.8904 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 700 31.2685 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 700 31.1028 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 700 30.9950 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 700 31.3800 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 900 31.2272 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 900 31.3400 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class C ordinary Purchase 1,000 34.7320 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 1,085 31.1099 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 1,100 31.7134 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 1,100 30.9877 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 1,170 30.9851 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 1,286 32.1242 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 1,500 31.2866 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 1,600 30.9743 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 1,700 31.8551 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class A ordinary Purchase 2,061 32.8731 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 2,200 31.2590 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 2,754 32.1404 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 2,807 30.6204 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 3,000 31.3453 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 3,000 31.9800 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 3,037 31.2991 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 3,136 31.1460 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 3,335 32.1099 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 4,000 31.1029 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 4,200 30.7152 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 4,700 32.0487 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 4,900 32.0146 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 5,830 30.9825 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class C ordinary Purchase 6,026 34.7100 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 6,200 31.9129 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 7,000 31.0600 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 8,300 32.3246 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 9,149 31.1229 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 10,774 32.4412 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 11,700 30.9771 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 12,000 31.0321 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 14,500 31.9941 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 15,044 32.0809 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 15,965 31.0482 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 21,411 32.3068 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 22,596 31.8255 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 25,400 30.6150 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 34,213 31.1056 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 51,900 31.1676 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 95,114 30.9669 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 106,248 32.4461 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 108,144 32.0356 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 109,358 32.2064 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 111,018 30.8710 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 111,164 31.8478 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 170,959 30.6000 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 222,558 31.2574 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 5 30.7460 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 6 30.7933 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 7 30.7471 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 8 30.7937 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 18 31.2200 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 77 31.5401 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class C ordinary Sale 100 34.6500 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 100 30.9150 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class C ordinary Sale 100 34.7000 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class A ordinary Sale 100 32.7100 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class A ordinary Sale 100 32.7500 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class C ordinary Sale 100 34.5800 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class A ordinary Sale 100 33.0800 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 100 32.0200 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 100 31.8800 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 100 31.6500 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 100 30.6003 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 100 30.6300 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 105 32.0276 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 118 31.6128 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 190 31.0691 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class A ordinary Sale 200 32.9750 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 200 31.7600 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 200 31.7550 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class C ordinary Sale 200 34.8000 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 200 30.6100 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class C ordinary Sale 200 34.7500 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class C ordinary Sale 269 34.6400 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class A ordinary Sale 282 32.8184 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 300 32.1433 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 300 31.0966 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 300 30.7666 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class C ordinary Sale 300 34.4433 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 309 30.7757 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 380 31.0472 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 500 30.6301 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 500 32.3780 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 500 31.7300 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 590 30.7794 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class C ordinary Sale 600 34.8083 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 600 30.7716 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class A ordinary Sale 600 32.8683 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 615 30.4700 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 696 32.4128 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 700 31.9828 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 752 31.5600 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 778 32.4603 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 800 32.5062 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 800 32.0856 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class C ordinary Sale 893 34.7090 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 900 32.3155 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 900 30.9555 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 1,000 31.7540 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class A ordinary Sale 1,120 32.9376 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 1,200 32.4863 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 1,338 31.7168 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class A ordinary Sale 1,361 32.8725 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class C ordinary Sale 1,396 34.7211 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 1,400 32.3135 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 1,400 32.4103 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 1,500 30.9783 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 1,500 32.4153 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 1,700 30.8304 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 1,750 32.1957 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 1,900 31.1363 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 1,904 32.4157 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 1,996 32.4719 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 2,000 30.9925 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 2,100 32.3557 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 2,100 31.1286 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 2,300 31.7716 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 2,800 31.2842 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 2,806 32.2044 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 3,000 31.0356 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class C ordinary Sale 3,464 34.7223 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 3,700 31.1797 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 4,200 30.7152 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 4,300 31.0323 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 5,194 32.1899 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 5,580 30.8675 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 6,500 31.2257 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 6,595 31.9895 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 6,691 30.9444 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 7,007 30.9528 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 8,307 31.3243 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 8,449 32.0809 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 9,745 31.9399 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 9,900 31.9739 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 10,000 31.0021 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 10,100 31.0692 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 10,113 31.9524 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 11,629 31.8757 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 12,700 32.0073 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 14,576 31.0019 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 18,720 31.0201 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 25,446 30.6150 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 29,871 31.8990 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 34,458 31.9155 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 39,457 30.9241 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 51,900 31.1676 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 61,763 31.0959 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 62,322 32.2551 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 106,248 32.4461 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 109,358 32.2064 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 111,018 30.8710 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 111,164 31.8478 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 172,815 30.6000 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 222,558 31.2574 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        
  Call Options Selling 1,300 35 USD American Apr 15, 2016 1.2000 USD
  Call Options Selling 400 37.5000 USD American Apr 15, 2016 0.7000 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:

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 11, 2016
Contact name: Andrew Hurley
Telephone number: 020 3555 3445

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 Purchased -1,000 17.5000 American 15-Jul-16
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Put Options Purchased -200 35.0000 American 15-Apr-16
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Put Options Written 600 32.5000 American 15-Apr-16
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Call Options Written -4,100 35.0000 American 15-Apr-16
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Call Options Purchased 79,500 52.5000 American 15-Apr-16
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Call Options Purchased 3,200 42.5000 American 15-Jul-16
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Put Options Purchased -20,300 32.5000 American 19-Feb-16
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Call Options Written -4,400 45.0000 American 19-Feb-16
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Call Options Written -23,600 42.5000 American 15-Apr-16
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Call Options Written -400 32.5000 American 15-Jul-16
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Call Options Written -156,800 47.5000 American 15-Apr-16
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Put Options Written 100 30.0000 American 15-Apr-16
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Put Options Written 200 40.0000 American 15-Apr-16
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Call Options Written -13,800 37.5000 American 15-Apr-16
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Call Options Written -400 32.5000 American 15-Apr-16
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Call Options Written -17,700 45.0000 American 15-Apr-16
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Call Options Written -9,800 40.0000 American 15-Jul-16
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Call Options Written -43,700 40.0000 American 15-Apr-16

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: 509906
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20160211T142633+0000

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