Form 8.3 - RPC GROUP - AMENDMENT

LONDON--()--

FORM 8.3 - Amendment to 2(a), 3(a) and 3(b)

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 RPC GROUP
  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 June 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? BRITISH POLYTHENE INDUSTRIES

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:       ORD
Interests   Short Positions
    Number   (%) Number   (%)
(1) Relevant securities owned
and/or controlled: 3,543,865 1.16% 1,542,735 0.51%
           
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:
1,012,337 0.33% 2,604,307 0.86%
           
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options)
and agreements to purchase/sell: 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
(4)
TOTAL: 4,556,202 1.50% 4,147,042 1.37%

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  
ORD Purchase 360 8.3000 GBP
ORD Purchase 361 8.3050 GBP
ORD Purchase 500 8.2950 GBP
ORD Purchase 600 8.3100 GBP
ORD Purchase 791 8.2569 GBP
ORD Purchase 881 8.3450 GBP
ORD Purchase 1,155 8.2550 GBP
ORD Purchase 1,183 8.2989 GBP
ORD Purchase 1,317 8.2700 GBP
ORD Purchase 1,500 8.3950 GBP
ORD Purchase 1,569 8.3160 GBP
ORD Purchase 8,085 8.3392 GBP
ORD Purchase 10,397 8.2995 GBP
ORD Purchase 11,032 8.2797 GBP
ORD Purchase 35,480 8.3149 GBP
ORD Purchase 41,572 8.2590 GBP
ORD Purchase 80,000 8.4304 GBP
ORD Purchase 140,000 8.1500 GBP
ORD Sale 7 8.3628 GBP
ORD Sale 13 8.3538 GBP
ORD Sale 224 8.3489 GBP
ORD Sale 360 8.3000 GBP
ORD Sale 361 8.3050 GBP
ORD Sale 500 8.2950 GBP
ORD Sale 600 8.3100 GBP
ORD Sale 678 8.3126 GBP
ORD Sale 790 8.2918 GBP
ORD Sale 878 8.2550 GBP
ORD Sale 881 8.3450 GBP
ORD Sale 1,317 8.2700 GBP
ORD Sale 1,500 8.3950 GBP
ORD Sale 1,809 8.2505 GBP
ORD Sale 1,841 8.2623 GBP
ORD Sale 2,197 8.3087 GBP
ORD Sale 3,202 8.2808 GBP
ORD Sale 3,272 8.2695 GBP
ORD Sale 4,620 8.2953 GBP
ORD Sale 5,176 8.2643 GBP
ORD Sale 6,000 8.2409 GBP
ORD Sale 6,667 8.3103 GBP
ORD Sale 8,424 8.2999 GBP
ORD Sale 14,999 8.2511 GBP
ORD Sale 22,815 8.2812 GBP
ORD Sale 40,927 8.2552 GBP

(b) Cash-settled derivative transactions

Class of   Product   Nature of dealing   Number of   Price per
relevant description reference unit
security     securities  
ORD CFD Long 7 8.3628 GBP
ORD CFD Long 13 8.3546 GBP
ORD CFD Long 224 8.3488 GBP
ORD SWAP Long 817 8.2654 GBP
ORD CFD Long 1,452 8.2919 GBP
ORD CFD Long 1,809 8.2504 GBP
ORD CFD Long 3,202 8.2808 GBP
ORD CFD Long 3,272 8.2695 GBP
ORD CFD Long 5,176 8.2642 GBP
ORD SWAP Long 5,950 8.3148 GBP
ORD CFD Long 6,000 8.2409 GBP
ORD CFD Long 7,550 8.2981 GBP
ORD SWAP Long 7,607 8.3036 GBP
ORD CFD Long 14,999 8.2511 GBP
ORD CFD Long 22,815 8.2812 GBP
ORD SWAP Long 40,927 8.2552 GBP
ORD SWAP Short 800 8.3013 GBP
ORD CFD Short 1,183 8.2990 GBP
ORD CFD Short 1,890 8.3411 GBP
ORD SWAP Short 7,169 8.2616 GBP
ORD SWAP Short 11,032 8.2797 GBP
ORD CFD Short 10,934 8.3527 GBP
ORD SWAP Short 34,738 8.3146 GBP
ORD CFD Short 41,572 8.2590 GBP
ORD CFD Short 140,000 8.1500 GBP

(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?   NO
Date of disclosure: 14 Jun 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.

Short Name: BARCLAYS PLC
Category Code: RET
Sequence Number: 531808
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20160614T170131+0100

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BARCLAYS PLC

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BARCLAYS PLC