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: 19 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 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:       USD 0.01 Class A ordinary            
Interests Short Positions
    Number (%) Number (%)
(1) Relevant securities owned
and/or controlled: 252,092 0.10% 131,207 0.05%
           
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:
124,700 0.05% 0 0.00%
           
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options)
and agreements to purchase/sell: 149,400 0.06% 338,500 0.13%
           
 
TOTAL: 526,192 0.21% 469,707 0.19%
           
           
Class of relevant security:   USD 0.01 Class C ordinary      
Interests Short Positions
    Number (%) Number (%)
(1) Relevant securities owned
and/or controlled: 153,520 0.03% 10,782 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: 153,520 0.03% 10,782 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 0.07%
           
(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: 20,110 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% 16 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% 16 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 C ordinary Purchase 1 35.5500 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 2 37.1000 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 4 37.1600 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 5 35.6520 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 7 37.1800 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class A ordinary Purchase 10 33.0701 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 25 35.7500 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 28 36.5999 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 37 37.2000 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 70 35.6101 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 91 36.2100 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 100 37.1400 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 103 36.6414 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 127 35.6000 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 160 36.4116 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class C ordinary Purchase 162 35.4870 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class A ordinary Purchase 197 33.0200 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 200 37.1775 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class A ordinary Purchase 200 33.0300 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class C ordinary Purchase 200 35.4750 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class C ordinary Purchase 200 35.5450 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class C ordinary Purchase 200 35.5700 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 200 36.6150 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 200 36.9750 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class A ordinary Purchase 300 33.0266 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 300 36.6133 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class A ordinary Purchase 400 33.0125 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class C ordinary Purchase 400 35.1325 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class A ordinary Purchase 400 32.9700 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class A ordinary Purchase 500 33.0540 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 600 37.1100 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 689 35.6021 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class A ordinary Purchase 696 32.9827 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 720 37.1127 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 735 37.1118 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 1,100 35.6527 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 1,100 35.9063 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 1,280 37.1068 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class C ordinary Purchase 1,300 35.5061 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 1,307 36.9256 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class A ordinary Purchase 1,600 33.0150 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 1,740 35.8791 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class C ordinary Purchase 2,000 35.5080 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 2,265 37.0981 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 2,400 37.1027 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 2,700 37.0044 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class C ordinary Purchase 3,277 35.3980 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 3,668 35.7887 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 4,016 36.7986 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 4,662 36.9845 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 5,300 35.9633 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 5,414 36.2118 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 5,564 36.9603 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 6,000 37.0276 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 6,450 36.9392 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 7,100 35.9283 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 7,354 36.8745 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 7,483 35.8291 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 7,500 35.9895 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 9,845 36.9602 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 19,000 37.1550 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 19,800 36.1150 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 26,652 35.9698 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 27,119 37.0658 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 29,191 36.8052 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 162,008 36.1900 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 253,382 36.0121 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class C ordinary Sale 1 35.5500 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class A ordinary Sale 10 33.0701 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class C ordinary Sale 33 35.7500 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 60 36.4100 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 70 35.6101 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 90 35.6527 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 100 37.1900 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 100 36.0900 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 100 36.6600 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 100 36.4125 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 100 36.6200 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 116 35.5600 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 118 37.1200 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 127 35.6000 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 140 35.4400 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 140 36.8816 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 164 36.6504 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 196 37.1000 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class A ordinary Sale 197 33.0200 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 200 37.0000 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 200 36.2250 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class C ordinary Sale 200 35.5700 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 200 36.6300 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 200 37.2900 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 200 36.7275 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 200 37.2100 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 230 36.6404 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 300 37.1500 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 300 36.8166 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 300 36.3500 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class C ordinary Sale 400 35.1325 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class A ordinary Sale 400 33.0125 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class A ordinary Sale 400 32.9700 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 400 36.2175 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 500 35.5740 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 500 36.2320 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 514 36.2103 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 521 36.0829 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 528 36.6133 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class A ordinary Sale 600 32.9883 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 600 36.8500 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 604 35.5950 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 690 36.2200 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 721 37.1203 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 865 36.8300 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 1,000 36.2130 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 1,300 37.2330 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 1,400 35.8571 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 1,800 35.9551 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 1,900 35.9905 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 1,974 36.9957 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 2,200 37.0134 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 2,200 36.9263 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 2,387 37.0771 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class A ordinary Sale 2,696 33.0222 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 2,772 36.0910 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 2,800 36.7803 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 3,100 37.0853 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 3,200 36.2100 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 3,700 37.0029 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 3,761 37.2614 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 4,281 36.9603 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 4,306 36.0703 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 5,000 35.9805 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 5,251 36.1226 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 5,300 35.9191 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 5,400 37.0330 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 5,400 37.0748 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 6,000 37.1050 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 6,900 35.9646 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class C ordinary Sale 7,139 35.4568 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 8,409 37.0213 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 9,845 36.9602 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 11,241 36.1272 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 12,959 36.0513 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 16,952 36.0673 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 19,000 37.1550 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 32,235 36.0629 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 32,668 35.9133 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 45,718 36.8404 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 52,229 35.9943 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 139,926 35.9880 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 162,316 36.1900 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 Call Options Purchasing 32,400 40 USD American Mar 18, 2016 0.3500 USD
ORD Call Options Purchasing 32,400 40 USD American Apr 15, 2016 0.9500 USD
ORD Put Options Selling 100 35 USD American Apr 15, 2016 1.7000 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 22, 2016
Contact name: Rajesh Muthanna
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.

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 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 -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 -23,600 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 -156,800 47.5000 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 -13,800 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 -17,700 45.0000 American Apr 15, 2016
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Call Options Written -9,800 40.0000 American Jul 15, 2016
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Call Options Written -43,700 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 -100 35.0000 American Apr 15, 2016
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Put Options Purchased -21,000 27.5000 American Jan 20, 2017
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Put Options Written 100 30.0000 American Apr 15, 2016
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Call Options Purchased 32,400 40.0000 American Mar 18, 2016
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Call Options Purchased 1,000 42.5000 American Jan 20, 2017
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Call Options Purchased 32,400 40.0000 American Apr 15, 2016
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Put Options Written 600 32.5000 American Apr 15, 2016
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Call Options Written -4,500 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 Call Options Written -21,000 37.5000 American Jan 20, 2017

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: 511563
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20160222T134713+0000

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