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: 25 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: 258,629 0.10% 128,707 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: 535,229 0.21% 441,307 0.17%
           
 
Class of relevant security: USD 0.01 Class C ordinary
Interests Short Positions
    Number (%) Number (%)
(1) Relevant securities owned
and/or controlled: 160,297 0.03% 14,513 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: 160,297 0.03% 14,513 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 Class C ordinary Purchase 10 36.0300 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 75 37.0100 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 83 35.9900 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 100 35.5500 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class A ordinary Purchase 100 32.1000 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 100 36.0050 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 100 35.3300 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class C ordinary Purchase 100 35.0000 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class C ordinary Purchase 100 34.9900 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 100 36.9900 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 100 36.9999 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 100 37.0000 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class C ordinary Purchase 200 34.9050 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 200 36.2600 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class A ordinary Purchase 200 32.1200 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class C ordinary Purchase 200 34.9100 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class A ordinary Purchase 200 32.1700 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class A ordinary Purchase 300 32.0333 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 300 35.5600 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class C ordinary Purchase 400 34.7400 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 400 37.0062 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 400 36.0200 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 500 36.9720 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 500 36.0160 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 500 36.8080 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 699 35.8624 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 700 35.5714 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 700 36.1971 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class C ordinary Purchase 700 34.7285 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 800 36.0253 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 805 35.5877 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class A ordinary Purchase 823 32.2505 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 900 36.7700 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 928 36.1100 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class C ordinary Purchase 1,100 34.7327 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 1,100 36.1854 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 1,300 36.8450 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 1,500 36.2633 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 1,600 36.2240 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class C ordinary Purchase 1,600 34.7062 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 1,600 36.8203 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class A ordinary Purchase 1,621 32.2224 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 1,672 35.5185 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 1,900 35.5139 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 1,900 36.2594 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 2,000 35.3440 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 2,040 36.5961 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 2,100 35.2538 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 2,279 35.9090 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 2,391 36.8190 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 2,402 35.5577 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 2,600 35.8388 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 3,200 36.5370 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 3,700 35.7704 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 3,802 35.8553 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 4,800 35.8560 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 5,100 36.2822 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 5,700 35.4864 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 5,700 36.4519 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 7,327 36.6074 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 7,327 36.6359 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 7,400 36.5431 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 7,721 35.8102 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class C ordinary Purchase 7,884 34.7658 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 8,135 36.6085 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 8,345 36.5262 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 8,500 35.6230 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 8,819 36.6159 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 10,510 35.5769 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 12,231 36.6734 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 13,052 35.8219 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 15,070 35.5477 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 17,990 37.1125 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 18,586 36.0472 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 29,700 35.4178 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 30,550 35.7638 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 40,581 36.6746 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 56,996 36.2172 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 58,600 35.2913 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 60,190 35.5896 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 66,757 36.3203 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 105,777 35.6691 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 267,825 36.0400 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 22 35.4900 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 47 36.1900 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 47 35.4500 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class C ordinary Sale 48 34.5900 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 52 36.5000 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 100 35.4925 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 100 36.9600 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 148 36.4464 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 166 36.4626 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 200 36.2350 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 200 36.8100 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 200 36.3000 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class A ordinary Sale 200 32.1700 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 200 35.8400 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 200 35.3100 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class C ordinary Sale 300 34.8633 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class C ordinary Sale 300 34.9400 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 400 35.3225 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class C ordinary Sale 400 34.7400 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 400 36.7093 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 492 36.5845 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 500 35.5690 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 500 35.4200 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 500 36.2740 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class C ordinary Sale 500 34.6340 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 596 36.4623 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class C ordinary Sale 700 34.7285 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 700 36.6300 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 800 35.3350 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class C ordinary Sale 800 34.6837 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class A ordinary Sale 823 32.2504 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 900 35.7341 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 928 36.1100 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 949 36.0232 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 1,065 36.6312 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 1,100 35.7918 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 1,300 36.8450 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 1,368 35.3880 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 1,400 35.3550 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 1,586 36.4434 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 1,700 35.8276 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 1,700 36.8247 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 2,000 36.2635 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class A ordinary Sale 2,221 32.1822 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 2,404 35.6997 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 2,736 36.4466 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 2,739 36.2392 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 2,900 36.4261 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 5,000 36.2227 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 5,300 35.5828 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 6,000 35.5852 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 6,300 36.5229 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 6,500 36.5453 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 7,000 36.3061 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 7,100 35.6128 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 7,383 36.5303 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 8,050 35.4499 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class C ordinary Sale 9,284 34.7681 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 12,263 35.5302 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 14,165 36.3508 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 14,596 36.3315 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 14,654 36.6074 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 17,987 35.6312 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 17,990 37.1125 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 18,586 36.0472 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 25,168 35.5494 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 27,557 36.3114 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 36,523 36.6296 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 39,600 36.6828 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 44,799 35.8686 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 56,996 36.2172 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 58,600 35.2913 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 86,177 35.6592 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 91,500 35.5717 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 267,825 36.0400 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 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”

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 26, 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 -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 -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 Put Options Written 200 40.0000 American Apr 15, 2016
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
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 Call Options Purchased 1,000 42.5000 American Jan 20, 2017
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Put Options Purchased -1,000 17.5000 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: 512427
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20160226T124510+0000

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