Form 8.3 - RPC GROUP PLC

LONDON--()--

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

RPC GROUP 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: 13 July 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 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:   ORD
  Interests   Short Positions
    Number   (%) Number   (%)
(1) Relevant securities owned
and/or controlled: 3,982,736 1.27% 1,062,193 0.34%
           
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:
870,147 0.28% 3,187,904 1.01%
           
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options)
and agreements to purchase/sell: 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
 
TOTAL: 4,852,883 1.54% 4,250,097 1.35%

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 504 8.0450 GBP
ORD Purchase 577 8.0400 GBP
ORD Purchase 600 8.0550 GBP
ORD Purchase 600 8.0500 GBP
ORD Purchase 666 8.0600 GBP
ORD Purchase 698 8.0341 GBP
ORD Purchase 698 8.0350 GBP
ORD Purchase 1,618 8.0850 GBP
ORD Purchase 1,848 8.0700 GBP
ORD Purchase 2,056 8.0800 GBP
ORD Purchase 2,182 8.0417 GBP
ORD Purchase 2,245 8.0750 GBP
ORD Purchase 2,331 8.0087 GBP
ORD Purchase 2,874 8.0630 GBP
ORD Purchase 4,420 8.0598 GBP
ORD Purchase 4,667 8.0650 GBP
ORD Purchase 5,762 8.0455 GBP
ORD Purchase 6,812 7.9952 GBP
ORD Purchase 11,446 8.0316 GBP
ORD Purchase 11,759 8.0625 GBP
ORD Purchase 13,609 8.0687 GBP
ORD Purchase 24,775 8.0588 GBP
ORD Purchase 25,379 8.0451 GBP
ORD Purchase 29,646 7.9968 GBP
ORD Purchase 44,349 7.9934 GBP
ORD Purchase 47,542 8.0641 GBP
ORD Purchase 50,860 8.0158 GBP
ORD Sale 218 8.0109 GBP
ORD Sale 511 7.9900 GBP
ORD Sale 542 8.0100 GBP
ORD Sale 577 8.0400 GBP
ORD Sale 600 8.0550 GBP
ORD Sale 600 8.0500 GBP
ORD Sale 666 8.0600 GBP
ORD Sale 698 8.0350 GBP
ORD Sale 1,008 8.0450 GBP
ORD Sale 1,432 7.7413 GBP
ORD Sale 1,618 8.0850 GBP
ORD Sale 1,644 8.0750 GBP
ORD Sale 1,848 8.0700 GBP
ORD Sale 2,056 8.0800 GBP
ORD Sale 3,247 8.0508 GBP
ORD Sale 4,650 7.9577 GBP
ORD Sale 4,667 8.0650 GBP
ORD Sale 7,989 8.0157 GBP
ORD Sale 10,912 8.0183 GBP
ORD Sale 13,280 8.0023 GBP
ORD Sale 61,548 8.0300 GBP
ORD Sale 87,776 7.9942 GBP
ORD Sale 103,808 8.0637 GBP

(b) Cash-settled derivative transactions

Class of   Product   Nature of dealing   Number of   Price per
relevant description reference unit
security     securities  
ORD SWAP Long 218 8.0109 GBP
ORD CFD Long 847 8.0504 GBP
ORD CFD Long 1,432 7.7413 GBP
ORD CFD Long 1,840 7.9748 GBP
ORD CFD Long 1,898 7.9889 GBP
ORD SWAP Long 5,178 7.9986 GBP
ORD SWAP Long 8,799 8.0419 GBP
ORD CFD Long 34,891 8.0183 GBP
ORD CFD Long 65,990 7.9755 GBP
ORD SWAP Short 100 7.9901 GBP
ORD CFD Short 2,182 8.0417 GBP
ORD CFD Short 3,422 7.9968 GBP
ORD CFD Short 1,898 8.0080 GBP
ORD CFD Short 4,420 8.0598 GBP
ORD CFD Short 11,446 8.0316 GBP
ORD CFD Short 11,975 7.9973 GBP
ORD SWAP Short 14,285 7.9942 GBP
ORD CFD Short 25,379 8.0451 GBP
ORD CFD Short 47,438 8.0171 GBP
ORD SWAP Short 54,880 7.9949 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 Jul 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: 537073
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20160714T111951+0100

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC

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BARCLAYS PLC