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

 

1 June 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:       10p ORD            
Interests   Short Positions  
    Number (%) Number (%)
(1) Relevant securities owned
and/or controlled: 12,760,992 0.97% 6,628,402 0.50%
           
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:
336,495 0.03% 9,829,964 0.75%
           
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options)
and agreements to purchase/sell: 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
(4)
TOTAL: 13,097,487 0.99% 16,458,366 1.25%

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)

(a)   Purchases and sales        
Class of relevant Purchase/sale Number of Price per unit
security   securities  
10p ORD Purchase 35 2.8845 GBP
10p ORD Purchase 522 2.8985 GBP
10p ORD Purchase 1,135 2.8970 GBP
10p ORD Purchase 1,301 2.8990 GBP
10p ORD Purchase 1,454 2.9010 GBP
10p ORD Purchase 1,464 2.8930 GBP
10p ORD Purchase 1,743 2.8953 GBP
10p ORD Purchase 4,562 2.8886 GBP
10p ORD Purchase 6,482 2.8938 GBP
10p ORD Purchase 9,546 2.8941 GBP
10p ORD Purchase 27,421 2.8940 GBP
10p ORD Purchase 30,080 2.8919 GBP
10p ORD Purchase 35,293 2.8916 GBP
10p ORD Purchase 60,624 2.8877 GBP
10p ORD Purchase 195,873 2.8904 GBP
10p ORD Sale 35 2.8845 GBP
10p ORD Sale 50 2.8949 GBP
10p ORD Sale 1,135 2.8970 GBP
10p ORD Sale 1,221 2.8940 GBP
10p ORD Sale 1,301 2.8990 GBP
10p ORD Sale 1,437 2.8828 GBP
10p ORD Sale 1,464 2.8930 GBP
10p ORD Sale 1,570 2.9008 GBP
10p ORD Sale 1,742 2.8985 GBP
10p ORD Sale 2,054 2.9010 GBP
10p ORD Sale 2,521 2.8856 GBP
10p ORD Sale 2,549 2.8950 GBP
10p ORD Sale 12,940 2.8890 GBP
10p ORD Sale 31,494 2.8889 GBP
10p ORD Sale 36,200 2.8931 GBP
10p ORD Sale 38,208 2.8919 GBP
10p ORD Sale 50,067 2.8932 GBP

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

(a)   Purchases and sales        
Class of relevant Purchase/sale Number of Price per unit
security   securities  
10p ORD Purchase 35 2.8845 GBP
10p ORD Purchase 522 2.8985 GBP
10p ORD Purchase 1,135 2.8970 GBP
10p ORD Purchase 1,301 2.8990 GBP
10p ORD Purchase 1,454 2.9010 GBP
10p ORD Purchase 1,464 2.8930 GBP
10p ORD Purchase 1,743 2.8953 GBP
10p ORD Purchase 4,562 2.8886 GBP
10p ORD Purchase 6,482 2.8938 GBP
10p ORD Purchase 9,546 2.8941 GBP
10p ORD Purchase 27,421 2.8940 GBP
10p ORD Purchase 30,080 2.8919 GBP
10p ORD Purchase 35,293 2.8916 GBP
10p ORD Purchase 60,624 2.8877 GBP
10p ORD Purchase 195,873 2.8904 GBP
10p ORD Sale 35 2.8845 GBP
10p ORD Sale 50 2.8949 GBP
10p ORD Sale 1,135 2.8970 GBP
10p ORD Sale 1,221 2.8940 GBP
10p ORD Sale 1,301 2.8990 GBP
10p ORD Sale 1,437 2.8828 GBP
10p ORD Sale 1,464 2.8930 GBP
10p ORD Sale 1,570 2.9008 GBP
10p ORD Sale 1,742 2.8985 GBP
10p ORD Sale 2,054 2.9010 GBP
10p ORD Sale 2,521 2.8856 GBP
10p ORD Sale 2,549 2.8950 GBP
10p ORD Sale 12,940 2.8890 GBP
10p ORD Sale 31,494 2.8889 GBP
10p ORD Sale 36,200 2.8931 GBP
10p ORD Sale 38,208 2.8919 GBP
10p ORD Sale 50,067 2.8932 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 400 2.8944 GBP
10p ORD SWAP Long 1,804 2.9009 GBP
10p ORD CFD Long 1,893 2.9096 GBP
10p ORD SWAP Long 4,192 2.8988 GBP
10p ORD SWAP Long 4,451 2.8923 GBP
10p ORD SWAP Long 5,070 2.8872 GBP
10p ORD CFD Long 11,168 2.8961 GBP
10p ORD SWAP Long 13,371 2.8905 GBP
10p ORD SWAP Long 24,613 2.8877 GBP
10p ORD CFD Long 31,494 2.8888 GBP
10p ORD SWAP Short 100 2.8890 GBP
10p ORD CFD Short 1,400 2.9050 GBP
10p ORD SWAP Short 8,269 2.8924 GBP
10p ORD SWAP Short 11,394 2.8918 GBP
10p ORD CFD Short 18,686 2.8919 GBP
10p ORD SWAP Short 24,224 2.8905 GBP
10p ORD SWAP Short 39,299 2.8872 GBP
10p ORD SWAP Short 49,960 2.8933 GBP
10p ORD SWAP Short 141,514 2.8889 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:  

2 June 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: 584453
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20170602T131215+0100

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BARCLAYS PLC

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BARCLAYS PLC