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 interest and short
  positions disclosed, if different from 1(a):  
(c) Name of offeror/offeree in relation to whose STANDARD LIFE PLC
  relevant securities this form relates:  
(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: 31 May 2017
(f) In addition to the company in 1(c) above, is the discloser making YES:
  disclosures in respect of any other party to the offer? 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:       12 2/9 ORD
Interests   Short Positions
    Number   (%) Number   (%)
(1) Relevant securities owned
and/or controlled: 9,269,943 0.47% 7,732,468 0.39%
           
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:
6,355,710 0.32% 4,783,123 0.24%
           
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options)
and agreements to purchase/sell: 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
(4)
TOTAL: 15,625,653 0.79% 12,515,591 0.63%

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  
12 2/9 ORD Purchase 69 3.8410 GBP
12 2/9 ORD Purchase 83 3.8520 GBP
12 2/9 ORD Purchase 150 3.8540 GBP
12 2/9 ORD Purchase 179 3.8692 GBP
12 2/9 ORD Purchase 210 3.8250 GBP
12 2/9 ORD Purchase 210 3.8290 GBP
12 2/9 ORD Purchase 221 3.8230 GBP
12 2/9 ORD Purchase 259 3.8330 GBP
12 2/9 ORD Purchase 266 3.8220 GBP
12 2/9 ORD Purchase 297 3.8470 GBP
12 2/9 ORD Purchase 332 3.8376 GBP
12 2/9 ORD Purchase 357 3.8510 GBP
12 2/9 ORD Purchase 385 3.8460 GBP
12 2/9 ORD Purchase 415 3.8282 GBP
12 2/9 ORD Purchase 649 3.8270 GBP
12 2/9 ORD Purchase 670 3.8440 GBP
12 2/9 ORD Purchase 750 3.8570 GBP
12 2/9 ORD Purchase 764 3.8495 GBP
12 2/9 ORD Purchase 866 3.8582 GBP
12 2/9 ORD Purchase 889 3.8420 GBP
12 2/9 ORD Purchase 895 3.8560 GBP
12 2/9 ORD Purchase 1,007 3.8491 GBP
12 2/9 ORD Purchase 1,070 3.8650 GBP
12 2/9 ORD Purchase 1,500 3.8304 GBP
12 2/9 ORD Purchase 1,699 3.8205 GBP
12 2/9 ORD Purchase 2,157 3.8425 GBP
12 2/9 ORD Purchase 2,357 3.8358 GBP
12 2/9 ORD Purchase 2,778 3.8489 GBP
12 2/9 ORD Purchase 3,439 3.8564 GBP
12 2/9 ORD Purchase 3,542 3.8354 GBP
12 2/9 ORD Purchase 3,603 3.8430 GBP
12 2/9 ORD Purchase 3,717 3.8507 GBP
12 2/9 ORD Purchase 4,107 3.8448 GBP
12 2/9 ORD Purchase 4,626 3.8475 GBP
12 2/9 ORD Purchase 6,472 3.8367 GBP
12 2/9 ORD Purchase 15,076 3.8300 GBP
12 2/9 ORD Purchase 19,275 3.8409 GBP
12 2/9 ORD Purchase 44,538 3.8350 GBP
12 2/9 ORD Purchase 65,540 3.8458 GBP
12 2/9 ORD Purchase 148,038 3.8485 GBP
12 2/9 ORD Purchase 154,621 3.8310 GBP
12 2/9 ORD Purchase 347,949 3.8280 GBP
12 2/9 ORD Sale 69 3.8410 GBP
12 2/9 ORD Sale 83 3.8520 GBP
12 2/9 ORD Sale 150 3.8540 GBP
12 2/9 ORD Sale 210 3.8250 GBP
12 2/9 ORD Sale 210 3.8290 GBP
12 2/9 ORD Sale 221 3.8230 GBP
12 2/9 ORD Sale 259 3.8330 GBP
12 2/9 ORD Sale 297 3.8470 GBP
12 2/9 ORD Sale 357 3.8510 GBP
12 2/9 ORD Sale 385 3.8460 GBP
12 2/9 ORD Sale 649 3.8270 GBP
12 2/9 ORD Sale 670 3.8440 GBP
12 2/9 ORD Sale 750 3.8570 GBP
12 2/9 ORD Sale 764 3.8495 GBP
12 2/9 ORD Sale 889 3.8420 GBP
12 2/9 ORD Sale 890 3.8560 GBP
12 2/9 ORD Sale 994 3.8306 GBP
12 2/9 ORD Sale 1,070 3.8650 GBP
12 2/9 ORD Sale 1,378 3.8300 GBP
12 2/9 ORD Sale 1,696 3.8580 GBP
12 2/9 ORD Sale 1,699 3.8205 GBP
12 2/9 ORD Sale 2,000 3.8579 GBP
12 2/9 ORD Sale 2,153 3.8257 GBP
12 2/9 ORD Sale 2,157 3.8425 GBP
12 2/9 ORD Sale 3,603 3.8430 GBP
12 2/9 ORD Sale 3,665 3.8485 GBP
12 2/9 ORD Sale 6,035 3.8539 GBP
12 2/9 ORD Sale 9,542 3.8286 GBP
12 2/9 ORD Sale 9,827 3.8280 GBP
12 2/9 ORD Sale 38,098 3.8403 GBP
12 2/9 ORD Sale 61,359 3.8474 GBP
12 2/9 ORD Sale 79,206 3.8362 GBP
12 2/9 ORD Sale 82,861 3.8281 GBP
12 2/9 ORD Sale 97,083 3.8282 GBP
12 2/9 ORD Sale 273,979 3.8329 GBP

(b) Cash-settled derivative transactions

Class of   Product   Nature of dealing   Number of   Price per
relevant description reference unit
security     securities  
12 2/9 ORD SWAP Long 554 3.8444 GBP
12 2/9 ORD SWAP Long 2,697 3.8332 GBP
12 2/9 ORD SWAP Long 4,642 3.8313 GBP
12 2/9 ORD SWAP Long 7,041 3.8219 GBP
12 2/9 ORD CFD Long 9,652 3.8274 GBP
12 2/9 ORD SWAP Long 18,336 3.8565 GBP
12 2/9 ORD SWAP Long 28,880 3.8552 GBP
12 2/9 ORD SWAP Long 56,810 3.8299 GBP
12 2/9 ORD SWAP Long 62,344 3.8280 GBP
12 2/9 ORD SWAP Long 155,668 3.8368 GBP
12 2/9 ORD CFD Short 179 3.8692 GBP
12 2/9 ORD CFD Short 332 3.8376 GBP
12 2/9 ORD CFD Short 415 3.8282 GBP
12 2/9 ORD CFD Short 866 3.8582 GBP
12 2/9 ORD CFD Short 1,500 3.8304 GBP
12 2/9 ORD SWAP Short 3,439 3.8564 GBP
12 2/9 ORD SWAP Short 7,057 3.8474 GBP
12 2/9 ORD SWAP Short 9,068 3.8235 GBP
12 2/9 ORD SWAP Short 12,320 3.8300 GBP
12 2/9 ORD CFD Short 16,025 3.8667 GBP
12 2/9 ORD CFD Short 24,832 3.8600 GBP
12 2/9 ORD SWAP Short 26,256 3.8348 GBP
12 2/9 ORD SWAP Short 38,455 3.8318 GBP
12 2/9 ORD SWAP Short 59,745 3.8430 GBP
12 2/9 ORD SWAP Short 63,610 3.8549 GBP
12 2/9 ORD CFD Short 267,449 3.8280 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: 1 Jun 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: RET
Sequence Number: 584321
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20170601T104810+0100

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