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: 5 May 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: 198,904 0.08% 43,408 0.02%
         
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:
35,400 0.01% 0 0.00%
         
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options)
and agreements to purchase/sell: 41,200 0.02% 96,400 0.04%
         
 
TOTAL: 275,504 0.11% 139,808 0.06%
 
Class of relevant security: USD 0.01 Class C ordinary
Interests Short Positions
  Number (%) Number (%)
(1) Relevant securities owned
and/or controlled: 145,783 0.03% 28,135 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: 145,783 0.03% 28,135 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: 11,910 0.09% 0 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: 11,910 0.09% 0 0.00%
 
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% 29 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% 29 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 1 36.2300 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 2 37.1949 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 2 36.2050 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 2 37.2100 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 2 36.1749 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 22 37.2200 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class C ordinary Purchase 45 40.0300 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 74 36.4300 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class C ordinary Purchase 100 40.0600 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 100 36.1650 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 100 37.2050 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class C ordinary Purchase 100 39.9400 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 100 36.3500 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 157 37.4135 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 193 37.2167 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 200 37.4400 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class C ordinary Purchase 200 40.3700 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class C ordinary Purchase 200 39.9500 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 200 36.4350 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 200 37.3175 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 200 37.3825 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 213 36.2200 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class C ordinary Purchase 300 40.0183 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 372 37.3316 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class C ordinary Purchase 400 39.9575 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class C ordinary Purchase 400 40.0200 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class C ordinary Purchase 400 40.0287 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class C ordinary Purchase 405 40.3744 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 438 36.3221 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 500 37.2760 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 600 36.1666 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class C ordinary Purchase 600 39.9733 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 600 37.2533 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 656 36.3928 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 700 36.2778 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 700 37.3957 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 700 36.3421 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 732 37.1875 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 751 36.2722 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 794 36.3419 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 800 36.3243 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 800 36.3450 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 1,091 37.2867 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 1,100 37.3372 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 1,179 36.2173 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 1,200 37.3416 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 1,500 37.3886 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class C ordinary Purchase 1,519 39.9689 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 1,675 37.4017 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 1,900 37.2773 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 2,789 37.3161 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class C ordinary Purchase 3,326 40.1306 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 5,666 36.3281 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 7,536 36.2100 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 20,500 36.3377 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 25,166 36.2718 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 35,552 37.2564 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 36,494 36.2554 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 36,863 37.2000 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 75,636 36.3270 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 215,144 36.2400 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 1 36.1800 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 3 36.2033 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class C ordinary Sale 5 40.1300 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class C ordinary Sale 19 40.5700 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 32 37.1801 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class C ordinary Sale 45 40.0300 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 55 37.1800 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 65 36.2401 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 96 37.1900 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 100 37.2100 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 100 37.2050 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 100 36.3900 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 100 37.3600 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class C ordinary Sale 100 40.0600 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 100 36.2500 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 100 36.3200 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 100 36.3100 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 112 37.3503 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class C ordinary Sale 200 40.3700 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 200 37.2125 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 200 37.1950 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class C ordinary Sale 200 39.9750 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 300 36.2600 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 300 36.2433 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 300 36.3066 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class C ordinary Sale 300 40.0133 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 304 37.2755 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 400 36.2650 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class C ordinary Sale 400 40.0287 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 400 37.4275 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 400 37.3425 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 400 37.3062 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 402 37.2908 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 445 37.3471 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 487 36.2300 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 500 37.1810 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 501 37.3597 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 600 36.3283 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 600 36.3183 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 600 36.1666 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 600 37.2533 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 751 36.2723 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 751 36.2722 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 800 36.3037 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class C ordinary Sale 800 40.1988 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 847 36.2791 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class C ordinary Sale 900 40.4433 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 900 36.3855 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 900 37.3305 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 907 36.2267 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 1,300 37.2811 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 1,441 37.2985 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 1,500 37.3886 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 1,900 36.3288 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class C ordinary Sale 1,926 40.0189 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 1,956 36.3145 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 2,300 36.3745 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 2,500 36.2928 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 2,701 36.3240 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 2,931 37.3343 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 2,987 36.2851 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 3,088 36.3752 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class C ordinary Sale 3,100 39.9672 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 4,219 36.3367 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 5,102 36.3152 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 7,483 36.2100 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 7,695 36.3181 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 8,800 36.3447 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 9,800 36.3331 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 10,467 36.2387 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 19,200 36.3423 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 35,552 37.2564 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 36,494 36.2554 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 36,964 37.2000 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 42,947 36.3119 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 215,179 36.2400 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 4,000 37.5000 USD American Jul 15, 2016 2.0500 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: May 6, 2016
Contact name: Pinar Coktas
Telephone number: 020 7116 1165

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 -8,100 37.5000 American Jun 17, 2016
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Put Options Written 900 35.0000 American Jul 15, 2016
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Call Options Written -100 47.5000 American May 20, 2016
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Put Options Written 2,700 40.0000 American Jun 17, 2016
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Call Options Written -400 40.0000 American May 20, 2016
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Call Options Written -100 37.5000 American May 20, 2016
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Put Options Purchased -100 35.0000 American May 20, 2016
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Call Options Written -3,800 27.5000 American Jan 19, 2018
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Put Options Written 5,000 37.5000 American Jun 17, 2016
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Call Options Purchased 1,600 37.5000 American Jan 20, 2017
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 -100 37.5000 American Jan 20, 2017
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Call Options Purchased 8,500 47.5000 American Jan 20, 2017
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Call Options Written -18,500 40.0000 American Jul 15, 2016
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Put Options Written 200 32.5000 American Jul 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 -3,600 37.5000 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 Written -200 35.0000 American Jul 15, 2016
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Call Options Written -2,000 40.0000 American Jun 17, 2016
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Call Options Written -4,600 37.5000 American Jul 15, 2016
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Call Options Written -1,200 40.0000 American Oct 21, 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 -6,000 45.0000 American Jul 15, 2016
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Put Options Written 600 40.0000 American Jul 15, 2016
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Put Options Written 1,400 37.5000 American May 20, 2016
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Call Options Purchased 2,400 35.0000 American Jan 20, 2017
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Call Options Written -21,000 37.5000 American Jan 20, 2017
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Call Options Purchased 5,400 42.5000 American Jul 15, 2016
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Put Options Purchased -4,200 35.0000 American Jan 20, 2017
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Put Options Written 11,500 35.0000 American Jun 17, 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: 525143
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20160506T132554+0100

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BARCLAYS PLC

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