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: 24 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: 261,106 0.10% 130,007 0.05%
           
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:
124,700 0.05% 0 0.00%
           
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options)
and agreements to purchase/sell: 151,900 0.06% 312,600 0.12%
           
 
TOTAL: 537,706 0.21% 442,607 0.18%
Class of relevant security:       USD 0.01 Class C ordinary            
Interests Short Positions
    Number (%) Number (%)
(1) Relevant securities owned
and/or controlled: 159,537 0.03% 15,441 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: 159,537 0.03% 15,441 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: 34 0.00% 2 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: 34 0.00% 2 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 A ordinary Purchase 5 36.4299 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 8 37.2000 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 82 36.5000 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 100 37.0500 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 100 36.0900 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 100 36.9900 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class C ordinary Purchase 100 34.0700 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 100 36.2800 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 100 36.1550 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 100 35.4700 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 100 35.3600 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 100 36.0700 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 100 37.1900 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 100 36.5400 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 100 36.3800 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 100 36.1200 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 150 35.6933 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 150 35.8210 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 162 36.6866 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 200 36.2700 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class C ordinary Purchase 200 34.2900 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class A ordinary Purchase 200 31.9250 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class A ordinary Purchase 200 31.8650 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class A ordinary Purchase 200 31.8500 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class A ordinary Purchase 200 31.8050 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 200 37.1799 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 200 36.7850 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class C ordinary Purchase 200 34.4350 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 200 36.1400 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 232 35.4813 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 300 37.0200 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 300 36.1350 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 300 36.0700 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 300 36.1133 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class C ordinary Purchase 300 34.4000 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 300 36.1000 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 300 35.9049 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 400 36.0400 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 400 35.9500 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 400 36.9800 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 405 36.0717 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 500 36.7420 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 500 35.9790 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class A ordinary Purchase 600 32.1753 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class A ordinary Purchase 600 31.9016 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class A ordinary Purchase 600 31.8083 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 600 36.6350 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 689 36.1172 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 697 35.9072 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 700 36.3857 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class A ordinary Purchase 779 31.9135 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 800 37.1687 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 857 36.9900 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class A ordinary Purchase 996 31.8810 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 1,000 36.1090 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 1,000 35.7840 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class C ordinary Purchase 1,066 34.4600 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 1,200 35.6654 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 1,300 37.0594 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 1,300 36.6353 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class C ordinary Purchase 1,363 34.8285 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 1,400 36.4650 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 1,490 35.9593 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 1,700 36.4899 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 1,700 36.1441 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 1,800 35.9315 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 2,100 35.9907 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class A ordinary Purchase 2,199 31.7676 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 2,700 35.8618 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 2,900 36.5887 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 3,000 36.9913 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 3,027 36.8365 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 3,400 36.5847 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 3,564 35.7324 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 3,600 37.0750 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 4,116 35.9440 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class A ordinary Purchase 5,142 31.7632 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 6,519 36.7634 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 6,579 36.6446 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 7,361 36.3886 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 7,400 35.7559 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 8,000 35.7960 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 8,300 36.7295 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 8,387 36.7198 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 9,261 36.1752 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 9,700 35.8446 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 10,350 35.8631 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 13,987 35.8021 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 14,100 35.8502 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 16,100 35.8585 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 17,502 35.6810 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 22,559 35.8717 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 25,100 36.2731 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 35,999 36.7572 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 39,910 36.9799 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 40,000 35.4262 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 40,918 35.9317 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 52,028 35.8080 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 58,020 36.5279 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 122,552 35.7648 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 270,863 36.1100 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 27 36.3600 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 100 36.3200 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 100 36.2500 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 100 37.0000 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 100 36.4000 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 100 36.1300 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class C ordinary Sale 100 34.7000 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class A ordinary Sale 100 32.1500 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 150 35.8210 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 200 35.4700 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 200 36.2125 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 200 36.2075 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 200 36.2000 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class C ordinary Sale 200 34.8000 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class C ordinary Sale 200 34.2900 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class A ordinary Sale 200 32.2125 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class C ordinary Sale 263 34.8200 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 300 36.2400 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 300 36.1833 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 300 36.7200 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 300 36.9900 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 300 36.3866 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 400 36.9800 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 400 36.0700 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 400 36.0400 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 400 35.4050 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 500 37.1330 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 600 36.1733 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 600 35.8616 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class C ordinary Sale 600 34.3567 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class A ordinary Sale 700 31.9695 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 700 36.9871 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 700 37.0800 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 800 36.9937 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 857 36.9900 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 1,000 36.2250 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 1,000 35.8600 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 1,026 35.7998 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 1,100 36.9918 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 1,200 37.0420 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 1,319 35.5557 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 1,474 35.8601 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 1,600 35.3612 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 1,600 35.5998 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 1,692 35.4777 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 1,786 35.8251 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class C ordinary Sale 1,866 34.6291 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 2,050 35.9236 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 2,135 36.8133 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 2,400 36.4754 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 2,600 37.0652 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 3,000 36.6190 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 3,100 36.5418 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 3,500 35.7071 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 3,600 37.0750 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class A ordinary Sale 3,616 31.7414 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 3,900 35.8187 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 4,055 36.3153 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 4,116 36.3913 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 4,196 36.3608 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 4,537 36.4201 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 5,116 35.4270 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 5,800 35.7989 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 6,400 37.0361 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 6,412 35.5531 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class A ordinary Sale 7,100 31.8317 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 8,000 35.9099 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 8,387 36.7198 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 8,387 36.7199 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 9,174 36.3975 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 9,261 36.1752 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 9,345 35.4006 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 15,516 36.3351 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 21,100 35.8429 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 32,400 35.8392 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 32,873 35.7682 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 38,291 36.5304 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 39,910 36.9799 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 40,918 35.9317 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 47,907 35.5953 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 52,124 36.7501 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 57,823 35.8677 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 103,227 35.7725 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 270,443 36.1100 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        
  Put Options Selling 1,100 32.5000 USD American Apr 15, 2016 0.8500 USD
  Put Options Selling 1,500 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”

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”

None

(c) Attachments

Is a Supplemental Form 8 (Open Positions) attached?   YES
Date of disclosure: Feb 25, 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 Call Options Written -22,500 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 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 Put Options Written 200 40.0000 American Apr 15, 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 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 -21,000 27.5000 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 1,400 35.0000 American Apr 15, 2016
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Call Options Written -21,000 37.5000 American Jan 20, 2017
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Put Options Written 1,700 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

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: 512202
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20160225T135920+0000

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