Form 8.5 (EPT/NON-RI) - JOHN WOOD GROUP PLC

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FORM 8.5 (EPT/NON-RI)

PUBLIC OPENING POSITION DISCLOSURE/DEALING DISCLOSURE BY AN

EXEMPT PRINCIPAL TRADER WITHOUT RECOGNISED INTERMEDIARY (“RI”) STATUS (OR WHERE RI STATUS IS NOT APPLICABLE)

Rule 8.5 of the Takeover Code (the “Code”)

1. KEY INFORMATION

(a)   Name of exempt principal trader:   BARCLAYS CAPITAL SECURITIES LTD
(b) Name of offeror/offeree in relation to whose JOHN WOOD GROUP PLC
  relevant securities this form relates:  
(c) Name of the party to the offer with which exempt AMEC FOSTER WHEELER PLC
  principal trader is connected  
(d) Date position held/dealing undertaken: 14 March 2017
(e) In addition to the company in 1(b) above, is the exempt principal YES:
  trader making disclosures in respect of any other party to the offer? AMEC FOSTER WHEELER PLC

2. POSITIONS OF THE EXEMPT PRINCIPAL TRADER

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(b), 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: 3,866,053 1.01% 3,633,760 0.95%
           
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:
654,560 0.17% 879,831 0.23%
           
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options)
and agreements to purchase/sell: 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
 
TOTAL: 4,520,613 1.19% 4,513,591 1.18%

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 EXEMPT PRINCIPAL TRADER

Where there have been dealings in more than one class of relevant securities of the offeror or offeree named in 1(b), 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   Total number of   Highest price per unit   Lowest price per unit
security   securities paid/received paid/received
ORD Purchase 1,178,237 7.6450 GBP 7.1175 GBP
ORD Sale 1,958,076 7.6451 GBP 7.1175 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 61 7.1798 GBP
ORD CFD Long 293 7.1644 GBP
ORD CFD Long 293 7.2393 GBP
ORD CFD Long 1,081 7.1605 GBP
ORD CFD Long 1,119 7.1812 GBP
ORD CFD Long 1,990 7.3925 GBP
ORD CFD Long 3,494 7.4069 GBP
ORD CFD Long 5,000 7.1343 GBP
ORD CFD Long 6,000 7.1593 GBP
ORD CFD Long 6,115 7.1560 GBP
ORD CFD Long 7,221 7.3950 GBP
ORD CFD Long 10,553 7.3121 GBP
ORD SWAP Long 14,443 7.4920 GBP
ORD SWAP Long 16,289 7.2222 GBP
ORD SWAP Long 19,750 7.1664 GBP
ORD SWAP Long 22,259 7.3037 GBP
ORD CFD Long 24,526 7.4143 GBP
ORD CFD Long 29,631 7.1809 GBP
ORD SWAP Long 29,700 7.4205 GBP
ORD CFD Long 40,308 7.5252 GBP
ORD SWAP Long 53,125 7.2691 GBP
ORD SWAP Long 64,410 7.1894 GBP
ORD CFD Long 134,900 7.1650 GBP
ORD CFD Long 237,272 7.2666 GBP
ORD CFD Long 307,482 7.2351 GBP
ORD SWAP Short 400 7.3500 GBP
ORD CFD Short 931 7.1655 GBP
ORD SWAP Short 1,116 7.1685 GBP
ORD CFD Short 1,216 7.4633 GBP
ORD SWAP Short 1,588 7.3205 GBP
ORD CFD Short 5,000 7.6556 GBP
ORD SWAP Short 5,783 7.2353 GBP
ORD CFD Short 7,221 7.3950 GBP
ORD CFD Short 8,250 7.5236 GBP
ORD SWAP Short 10,002 7.4801 GBP
ORD SWAP Short 10,197 7.3568 GBP
ORD SWAP Short 10,792 7.6201 GBP
ORD CFD Short 15,203 7.3080 GBP
ORD SWAP Short 15,328 7.2684 GBP
ORD CFD Short 15,514 7.1654 GBP
ORD SWAP Short 33,997 7.5134 GBP
ORD SWAP Short 45,175 7.4902 GBP
ORD CFD Short 51,773 7.3974 GBP
ORD SWAP Expires 16/04/2018 Short 113,388 7.5084 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 exempt principal trader 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 exempt principal trader 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: 15 Mar 2017
Contact name: Jay Supaya
Telephone number: 0207 773 0635

Public disclosures under Rule 8 of the Code must be made to a Regulatory Information Service.

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: FEO
Sequence Number: 579665
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20170315T112633+0000

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC