Form 8.3 - STANDARD LIFE

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

 

12 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)

    Interests       Short Positions    
    Number (%) Number (%)
(1) Relevant securities owned
and/or controlled: 7,617,150 0.38% 8,451,245 0.43%
           
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:
7,344,257 0.37% 3,847,529 0.19%
           
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options)
and agreements to purchase/sell: 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
(4)
TOTAL: 14,961,407 0.76% 12,298,774 0.62%

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 384 3.9225 GBP
ORD Purchase 452 3.9195 GBP
ORD Purchase 454 3.9020 GBP
ORD Purchase 554 3.8935 GBP
ORD Purchase 798 3.8930 GBP
ORD Purchase 803 3.9000 GBP
ORD Purchase 836 3.9070 GBP
ORD Purchase 1,565 3.8960 GBP
ORD Purchase 1,579 3.9240 GBP
ORD Purchase 1,585 3.8962 GBP
ORD Purchase 1,679 3.9219 GBP
ORD Purchase 1,764 3.9270 GBP
ORD Purchase 1,829 3.9010 GBP
ORD Purchase 1,829 3.9037 GBP
ORD Purchase 2,604 3.8983 GBP
ORD Purchase 3,000 3.9147 GBP
ORD Purchase 3,143 3.9200 GBP
ORD Purchase 3,514 3.8999 GBP
ORD Purchase 3,944 3.9026 GBP
ORD Purchase 4,192 3.9230 GBP
ORD Purchase 4,395 3.9220 GBP
ORD Purchase 4,783 3.9260 GBP
ORD Purchase 5,387 3.8980 GBP
ORD Purchase 5,603 3.9263 GBP
ORD Purchase 7,686 3.9024 GBP
ORD Purchase 7,811 3.9210 GBP
ORD Purchase 10,906 3.9117 GBP
ORD Purchase 11,434 3.9006 GBP
ORD Purchase 16,103 3.9221 GBP
ORD Purchase 16,456 3.9262 GBP
ORD Purchase 31,749 3.9176 GBP
ORD Purchase 48,530 3.9159 GBP
ORD Purchase 56,439 3.8976 GBP
ORD Purchase 152,054 3.9001 GBP
ORD Purchase 184,300 3.9182 GBP
ORD Sale 130 3.9260 GBP
ORD Sale 384 3.9225 GBP
ORD Sale 427 3.9150 GBP
ORD Sale 452 3.9195 GBP
ORD Sale 554 3.8935 GBP
ORD Sale 726 3.9057 GBP
ORD Sale 789 3.8930 GBP
ORD Sale 836 3.9070 GBP
ORD Sale 882 3.9270 GBP
ORD Sale 908 3.9020 GBP
ORD Sale 1,565 3.8960 GBP
ORD Sale 1,579 3.9240 GBP
ORD Sale 1,676 3.9223 GBP
ORD Sale 1,829 3.9010 GBP
ORD Sale 2,261 3.9000 GBP
ORD Sale 3,143 3.9200 GBP
ORD Sale 4,192 3.9230 GBP
ORD Sale 4,395 3.9220 GBP
ORD Sale 5,387 3.8980 GBP
ORD Sale 6,215 3.8991 GBP
ORD Sale 6,657 3.9177 GBP
ORD Sale 6,873 3.9194 GBP
ORD Sale 9,841 3.9210 GBP
ORD Sale 12,957 3.9163 GBP
ORD Sale 13,495 3.9138 GBP
ORD Sale 13,503 3.9176 GBP
ORD Sale 14,194 3.9161 GBP
ORD Sale 19,222 3.9189 GBP
ORD Sale 59,064 3.9212 GBP
ORD Sale 153,679 3.9173 GBP
ORD Sale 174,456 3.9259 GBP
ORD Sale 380,210 3.9154 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 726 3.9057 GBP
ORD SWAP Long 4,076 3.8964 GBP
ORD SWAP Long 5,672 3.9088 GBP
ORD SWAP Long 10,737 3.9037 GBP
ORD SWAP Long 12,599 3.9155 GBP
ORD CFD Long 14,194 3.9160 GBP
ORD SWAP Long 26,949 3.9188 GBP
ORD SWAP Long 29,299 3.9033 GBP
ORD CFD Long 37,193 3.9202 GBP
ORD SWAP Long 45,833 3.9196 GBP
ORD CFD Long 48,635 3.9101 GBP
ORD SWAP Long 50,570 3.9260 GBP
ORD SWAP Long 129,196 3.9084 GBP
ORD SWAP Long 182,345 3.9206 GBP
ORD CFD Short 3,442 3.9165 GBP
ORD SWAP Short 4,225 3.9179 GBP
ORD SWAP Short 17,609 3.9222 GBP
ORD CFD Short 22,059 3.9262 GBP
ORD SWAP Short 28,685 3.9044 GBP
ORD SWAP Short 30,651 3.9039 GBP
ORD CFD Short 31,749 3.9176 GBP
ORD SWAP Short 49,996 3.9031 GBP
ORD SWAP Short 61,735 3.9190 GBP
ORD SWAP Short 73,822 3.8772 GBP
ORD CFD Short 184,300 3.9182 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:

15 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: 583403
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20170515T171000+0100

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC