Form 8.3 - RPC - Amendment

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FORM 8.3 Amendment to s2(a) and 3(a)

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 interests and short positions disclosed, if different from 1(a):

The naming of nominee or vehicle companies is insufficient. For a trust, the trustee(s), settlor and beneficiaries must be named.

   
(c) Name of offeror/offeree in relation to whose relevant securities this form relates:

Use a separate form for each offeror/offeree

 

RPC GROUP PLC

(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:

For an opening position disclosure, state the latest practicable date prior to the disclosure

 

14 July 2016

(f) In addition to the company in 1(c) above, is the discloser making disclosures in respect of any other party to the offer?

If it is a cash offer or possible cash offer, state “N/A”

 

YES

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: 3,133,805 0.99% 1,084,566 0.34%
           
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:
882,140 0.28% 3,186,430 1.01%
           
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options)
and agreements to purchase/sell: 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
(4)
TOTAL: 4,015,945 1.27% 4,270,996 1.36%

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 22 8.0750 GBP
ORD Purchase 430 8.0975 GBP
ORD Purchase 500 8.0400 GBP
ORD Purchase 623 8.1000 GBP
ORD Purchase 1,158 8.0925 GBP
ORD Purchase 1,397 8.0779 GBP
ORD Purchase 1,882 8.0700 GBP
ORD Purchase 5,711 8.0717 GBP
ORD Purchase 8,495 8.0944 GBP
ORD Purchase 12,383 8.0749 GBP
ORD Purchase 13,454 8.0745 GBP
ORD Purchase 21,510 8.0801 GBP
ORD Purchase 29,330 8.0735 GBP
ORD Purchase 35,000 8.0701 GBP
ORD Purchase 36,727 8.0879 GBP
ORD Purchase 76,786 8.0890 GBP
ORD Purchase 156,233 8.0500 GBP
ORD Purchase 205,997 8.0901 GBP
ORD Purchase 206,572 8.0892 GBP
ORD Purchase 207,200 8.0854 GBP
ORD Purchase 235,221 8.0395 GBP
ORD Sale 95 8.0100 GBP
ORD Sale 430 8.0975 GBP
ORD Sale 829 8.0441 GBP
ORD Sale 1,000 8.0400 GBP
ORD Sale 1,158 8.0925 GBP
ORD Sale 1,520 8.0846 GBP
ORD Sale 1,823 8.1000 GBP
ORD Sale 2,295 8.0850 GBP
ORD Sale 3,706 8.0845 GBP
ORD Sale 4,439 8.0708 GBP
ORD Sale 5,412 8.0920 GBP
ORD Sale 7,606 8.0915 GBP
ORD Sale 13,005 8.0702 GBP
ORD Sale 19,438 8.0700 GBP
ORD Sale 22,469 8.0844 GBP
ORD Sale 68,425 8.0739 GBP
ORD Sale 406,452 8.0661 GBP
ORD Sale 429,000 8.0887 GBP
ORD Sale 278,295 8.1049 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 464 8.0543 GBP
ORD SWAP Long 2,488 8.0940 GBP
ORD CFD Long 2,849 8.0795 GBP
ORD CFD Long 3,276 8.0827 GBP
ORD CFD Long 3,706 8.0845 GBP
ORD SWAP Long 16,012 8.0783 GBP
ORD SWAP Long 17,626 8.0959 GBP
ORD CFD Long 19,272 8.0898 GBP
ORD CFD Long 23,084 8.0767 GBP
ORD CFD Long 24,367 8.0559 GBP
ORD SWAP Short 600 8.0568 GBP
ORD CFD Short 1,397 8.0778 GBP
ORD CFD Short 5,473 8.0974 GBP
ORD CFD Short 8,495 8.0944 GBP
ORD SWAP Short 9,752 8.0854 GBP
ORD SWAP Short 15,226 8.0659 GBP
ORD CFD Short 22,007 8.0767 GBP
ORD CFD Short 36,727 8.0879 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:

22 July 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: 538806
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20160722T161950+0100

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC