Form 8.5 (EPT/NON-RI) - AMEC FOSTER WHEELER 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 AMEC FOSTER WHEELER 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: 25 May 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?
    JOHN WOOD GROUP 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:       50p ORD            
Interests Short Positions
    Number (%) Number (%)
(1) Relevant securities owned
and/or controlled: 1,674,761 0.43% 3,070,022 0.79%
           
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:
2,670,085 0.68% 1,506,221 0.39%
           
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options)
and agreements to purchase/sell: 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
 
TOTAL: 4,344,846 1.11% 4,576,243 1.17%

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
50p ORD Purchase 696,406 5.2305 GBP 4.939 GBP
50p ORD Sale 1,032,998 5.1909 GBP 4.939 GBP
ADR Purchase 2,300 6.4700 USD 6.4558 USD
ADR Sale 2,300 6.4700 USD 6.4558 USD

(b) Cash-settled derivative transactions

Class of   Product   Nature of dealing   Number of   Price per
relevant description reference unit
security     securities  
50p ORD CFD Long 600 5.0495 GBP
50p ORD CFD Long 692 5.0291 GBP
50p ORD SWAP Long 2,480 5.0285 GBP
50p ORD CFD Long 21,470 5.0512 GBP
50p ORD CFD Long 24,783 5.1442 GBP
50p ORD SWAP Long 32,027 5.0166 GBP
50p ORD CFD Long 34,544 5.0288 GBP
50p ORD SWAP Long 51,184 5.0842 GBP
50p ORD CFD Long 52,195 5.0666 GBP
50p ORD CFD Long 84,280 5.0267 GBP
50p ORD CFD Long 84,280 5.1311 GBP
50p ORD SWAP Long 137,482 5.0721 GBP
50p ORD SWAP Long 144,813 5.0986 GBP
50p ORD SWAP Short 1,594 5.0612 GBP
50p ORD CFD Short 1,700 5.0067 GBP
50p ORD SWAP Short 1,840 5.2259 GBP
50p ORD CFD Short 3,157 5.2087 GBP
50p ORD CFD Short 7,700 5.0204 GBP
50p ORD SWAP Short 24,361 5.0059 GBP
50p ORD SWAP Short 47,675 5.0375 GBP
50p ORD SWAP Short 51,230 5.0626 GBP
50p ORD SWAP Short 59,248 5.0470 GBP
50p ORD SWAP Short 69,866 5.0405 GBP
50p ORD CFD Short 100,000 4.9794 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: 26 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.

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: 584078
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20170526T105545+0100

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