Form 8.3 - ABERDEEN ASSET MANAGEMENT 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 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

 

ABERDEEN ASSET MANAGEMENT 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

 

11 May 2017

(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

STANDARD LIFE 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: 14,520,333 1.10% 6,465,528 0.49%
           
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:
772,276 0.06% 8,269,760 0.63%
           
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options)
and agreements to purchase/sell: 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
(4)
TOTAL: 15,292,609 1.16% 14,735,288 1.12%

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  
10p ORD Purchase 161 2.9110 GBP
10p ORD Purchase 246 2.9160 GBP
10p ORD Purchase 246 2.9159 GBP
10p ORD Purchase 262 2.9154 GBP
10p ORD Purchase 263 2.9200 GBP
10p ORD Purchase 285 2.9202 GBP
10p ORD Purchase 2,056 2.9170 GBP
10p ORD Purchase 2,134 2.9165 GBP
10p ORD Purchase 2,384 2.9106 GBP
10p ORD Purchase 2,539 2.9180 GBP
10p ORD Purchase 5,765 2.9182 GBP
10p ORD Purchase 8,300 2.9071 GBP
10p ORD Purchase 20,000 2.9105 GBP
10p ORD Purchase 36,823 2.9087 GBP
10p ORD Purchase 37,644 2.9040 GBP
10p ORD Purchase 46,838 2.9065 GBP
10p ORD Purchase 64,800 2.9187 GBP
10p ORD Purchase 69,043 2.9150 GBP
10p ORD Purchase 134,313 2.9117 GBP
10p ORD Purchase 161,834 2.9155 GBP
10p ORD Sale 67 2.9110 GBP
10p ORD Sale 195 2.9171 GBP
10p ORD Sale 246 2.9160 GBP
10p ORD Sale 1,504 2.9086 GBP
10p ORD Sale 2,056 2.9170 GBP
10p ORD Sale 2,539 2.9180 GBP
10p ORD Sale 2,717 2.9155 GBP
10p ORD Sale 2,963 2.9158 GBP
10p ORD Sale 3,137 2.9013 GBP
10p ORD Sale 4,268 2.9165 GBP
10p ORD Sale 4,684 2.9058 GBP
10p ORD Sale 5,125 2.9201 GBP
10p ORD Sale 8,836 2.9162 GBP
10p ORD Sale 10,000 2.9105 GBP
10p ORD Sale 17,227 2.9070 GBP
10p ORD Sale 18,036 2.9077 GBP
10p ORD Sale 27,810 2.9134 GBP
10p ORD Sale 63,727 2.9054 GBP
10p ORD Sale 70,063 2.9150 GBP
10p ORD Sale 126,170 2.9149 GBP
10p ORD Sale 167,178 2.9060 GBP
10p ORD Sale 187,555 2.9166 GBP

(b) Cash-settled derivative transactions

Class of   Product   Nature of dealing   Number of   Price per
relevant description reference unit
security     securities  
10p ORD SWAP Long 200 2.9079 GBP
10p ORD SWAP Long 958 2.9059 GBP
10p ORD SWAP Long 5,979 2.9123 GBP
10p ORD SWAP Long 9,161 2.9076 GBP
10p ORD CFD Long 16,587 2.9116 GBP
10p ORD CFD Long 17,227 2.9070 GBP
10p ORD SWAP Long 18,036 2.9078 GBP
10p ORD CFD Long 25,509 2.9033 GBP
10p ORD SWAP Long 81,762 2.9047 GBP
10p ORD SWAP Long 113,710 2.9062 GBP
10p ORD CFD Short 285 2.9201 GBP
10p ORD SWAP Short 400 2.8992 GBP
10p ORD CFD Short 1,316 2.9132 GBP
10p ORD SWAP Short 1,639 2.9147 GBP
10p ORD SWAP Short 1,729 2.9145 GBP
10p ORD CFD Short 38,284 2.9040 GBP
10p ORD SWAP Short 38,284 2.9040 GBP
10p ORD CFD Short 46,838 2.9065 GBP
10p ORD CFD Short 134,313 2.9117 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:  

12 May 2017

Contact name:

Hemika Mistry

Telephone number:

020 7116 3891

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: 583283
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20170512T143439+0100

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