Form 8.3 - STANDARD LIFE 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

 

STANDARD LIFE 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

ABERDEEN ASSET MANAGEMENT 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: 7,596,095 0.38% 8,135,136 0.41%
           
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:
6,426,492 0.32% 3,019,515 0.15%
           
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options)
and agreements to purchase/sell: 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
(4)
TOTAL: 14,022,587 0.71% 11,154,651 0.56%

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 160 3.8560 GBP
ORD Purchase 320 3.8470 GBP
ORD Purchase 386 3.8460 GBP
ORD Purchase 399 3.8525 GBP
ORD Purchase 423 3.8500 GBP
ORD Purchase 592 3.8370 GBP
ORD Purchase 652 3.8550 GBP
ORD Purchase 852 3.8340 GBP
ORD Purchase 870 3.8540 GBP
ORD Purchase 871 3.8315 GBP
ORD Purchase 1,139 3.8515 GBP
ORD Purchase 1,300 3.8410 GBP
ORD Purchase 1,311 3.8480 GBP
ORD Purchase 1,459 3.8530 GBP
ORD Purchase 1,488 3.8516 GBP
ORD Purchase 1,995 3.8430 GBP
ORD Purchase 2,744 3.8520 GBP
ORD Purchase 3,000 3.8570 GBP
ORD Purchase 6,941 3.8427 GBP
ORD Purchase 9,708 3.8489 GBP
ORD Purchase 10,294 3.8474 GBP
ORD Purchase 10,474 3.8510 GBP
ORD Purchase 20,914 3.8473 GBP
ORD Purchase 23,425 3.8465 GBP
ORD Purchase 25,126 3.8468 GBP
ORD Purchase 35,491 3.8508 GBP
ORD Purchase 63,924 3.8467 GBP
ORD Purchase 77,438 3.8443 GBP
ORD Purchase 77,802 3.8415 GBP
ORD Purchase 96,830 3.8509 GBP
ORD Purchase 108,755 3.8458 GBP
ORD Purchase 233,405 3.8523 GBP
ORD Sale 160 3.8560 GBP
ORD Sale 296 3.8370 GBP
ORD Sale 320 3.8545 GBP
ORD Sale 320 3.8470 GBP
ORD Sale 326 3.8550 GBP
ORD Sale 386 3.8460 GBP
ORD Sale 399 3.8525 GBP
ORD Sale 423 3.8500 GBP
ORD Sale 540 3.8527 GBP
ORD Sale 754 3.8492 GBP
ORD Sale 852 3.8340 GBP
ORD Sale 870 3.8540 GBP
ORD Sale 871 3.8315 GBP
ORD Sale 1,139 3.8515 GBP
ORD Sale 1,300 3.8410 GBP
ORD Sale 1,459 3.8530 GBP
ORD Sale 1,669 3.8425 GBP
ORD Sale 1,995 3.8430 GBP
ORD Sale 4,393 3.8520 GBP
ORD Sale 4,402 3.8440 GBP
ORD Sale 4,734 3.8453 GBP
ORD Sale 7,429 3.8442 GBP
ORD Sale 7,472 3.8497 GBP
ORD Sale 8,322 3.8498 GBP
ORD Sale 16,962 3.8501 GBP
ORD Sale 47,620 3.8471 GBP
ORD Sale 169,213 3.8480 GBP
ORD Sale 198,327 3.8455 GBP
ORD Sale 235,122 3.8510 GBP
ORD Sale 413,990 3.8456 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 540 3.8527 GBP
ORD CFD Long 3,588 3.8495 GBP
ORD SWAP Long 6,170 3.8453 GBP
ORD SWAP Long 13,338 3.8515 GBP
ORD SWAP Long 13,460 3.8504 GBP
ORD CFD Long 16,962 3.8501 GBP
ORD CFD Long 26,598 3.8401 GBP
ORD CFD Long 27,742 3.8385 GBP
ORD SWAP Long 30,473 3.8464 GBP
ORD CFD Long 34,757 3.8480 GBP
ORD SWAP Long 34,757 3.8480 GBP
ORD CFD Long 76,572 3.8509 GBP
ORD SWAP Long 90,807 3.8456 GBP
ORD SWAP Long 150,021 3.8442 GBP
ORD CFD Long 156,406 3.8510 GBP
ORD SWAP Long 305,316 3.8469 GBP
ORD SWAP Short 6 3.8500 GBP
ORD SWAP Short 1,147 3.8339 GBP
ORD CFD Short 6,941 3.8427 GBP
ORD SWAP Short 7,301 3.8447 GBP
ORD SWAP Short 23,564 3.8510 GBP
ORD SWAP Short 33,129 3.8421 GBP
ORD SWAP Short 65,051 3.8455 GBP
ORD SWAP Short 90,867 3.8452 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: 583284
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20170512T144451+0100

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BARCLAYS PLC

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BARCLAYS PLC