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

 

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 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: 9,568,855 0.48% 7,452,552 0.38%
           
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:
3,901,405 0.20% 2,908,797 0.15%
           
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options)
and agreements to purchase/sell: 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
(4)
TOTAL: 13,470,260 0.68% 10,361,349 0.52%

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

(a)   Purchases and sales        
Class of relevant Purchase/sale Number of Price per unit
security   securities  
12 2/9 ORD Purchase 18 3.8375 GBP
12 2/9 ORD Purchase 108 3.8385 GBP
12 2/9 ORD Purchase 210 3.8345 GBP
12 2/9 ORD Purchase 228 3.8347 GBP
12 2/9 ORD Purchase 333 3.8310 GBP
12 2/9 ORD Purchase 364 3.8320 GBP
12 2/9 ORD Purchase 390 3.8210 GBP
12 2/9 ORD Purchase 532 3.8365 GBP
12 2/9 ORD Purchase 546 3.8325 GBP
12 2/9 ORD Purchase 580 3.8335 GBP
12 2/9 ORD Purchase 825 3.8512 GBP
12 2/9 ORD Purchase 860 3.8170 GBP
12 2/9 ORD Purchase 875 3.8285 GBP
12 2/9 ORD Purchase 906 3.8275 GBP
12 2/9 ORD Purchase 995 3.8252 GBP
12 2/9 ORD Purchase 1,179 3.8190 GBP
12 2/9 ORD Purchase 1,401 3.8195 GBP
12 2/9 ORD Purchase 2,322 3.8175 GBP
12 2/9 ORD Purchase 2,691 3.8185 GBP
12 2/9 ORD Purchase 4,895 3.8319 GBP
12 2/9 ORD Purchase 7,553 3.8353 GBP
12 2/9 ORD Purchase 11,206 3.8405 GBP
12 2/9 ORD Purchase 15,798 3.8384 GBP
12 2/9 ORD Purchase 17,050 3.8391 GBP
12 2/9 ORD Purchase 20,005 3.8396 GBP
12 2/9 ORD Purchase 28,319 3.8219 GBP
12 2/9 ORD Purchase 32,439 3.8500 GBP
12 2/9 ORD Purchase 86,314 3.8356 GBP
12 2/9 ORD Purchase 258,055 3.8387 GBP
12 2/9 ORD Purchase 269,095 3.8510 GBP
12 2/9 ORD Sale 18 3.8375 GBP
12 2/9 ORD Sale 162 3.8320 GBP
12 2/9 ORD Sale 210 3.8345 GBP
12 2/9 ORD Sale 302 3.8365 GBP
12 2/9 ORD Sale 390 3.8210 GBP
12 2/9 ORD Sale 521 3.8213 GBP
12 2/9 ORD Sale 546 3.8325 GBP
12 2/9 ORD Sale 580 3.8335 GBP
12 2/9 ORD Sale 779 3.8506 GBP
12 2/9 ORD Sale 875 3.8285 GBP
12 2/9 ORD Sale 906 3.8275 GBP
12 2/9 ORD Sale 914 3.8338 GBP
12 2/9 ORD Sale 1,011 3.8321 GBP
12 2/9 ORD Sale 1,022 3.8387 GBP
12 2/9 ORD Sale 1,179 3.8190 GBP
12 2/9 ORD Sale 1,401 3.8195 GBP
12 2/9 ORD Sale 1,720 3.8170 GBP
12 2/9 ORD Sale 2,270 3.8442 GBP
12 2/9 ORD Sale 2,322 3.8175 GBP
12 2/9 ORD Sale 2,691 3.8185 GBP
12 2/9 ORD Sale 2,725 3.8329 GBP
12 2/9 ORD Sale 4,858 3.8510 GBP
12 2/9 ORD Sale 4,870 3.8455 GBP
12 2/9 ORD Sale 7,222 3.8480 GBP
12 2/9 ORD Sale 11,452 3.8227 GBP
12 2/9 ORD Sale 17,052 3.8237 GBP
12 2/9 ORD Sale 25,429 3.8511 GBP
12 2/9 ORD Sale 26,008 3.8436 GBP
12 2/9 ORD Sale 27,706 3.8398 GBP
12 2/9 ORD Sale 40,123 3.8472 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 CFD Long 302 3.8365 GBP
12 2/9 ORD CFD Long 521 3.8213 GBP
12 2/9 ORD CFD Long 779 3.8506 GBP
12 2/9 ORD SWAP Long 1,200 3.8405 GBP
12 2/9 ORD SWAP Long 2,324 3.8396 GBP
12 2/9 ORD SWAP Long 3,249 3.8437 GBP
12 2/9 ORD CFD Long 4,240 3.8384 GBP
12 2/9 ORD SWAP Long 5,536 3.8354 GBP
12 2/9 ORD SWAP Long 6,536 3.8471 GBP
12 2/9 ORD SWAP Long 12,100 3.8459 GBP
12 2/9 ORD SWAP Long 21,632 3.8417 GBP
12 2/9 ORD SWAP Short 76 3.8280 GBP
12 2/9 ORD CFD Short 825 3.8512 GBP
12 2/9 ORD CFD Short 995 3.8252 GBP
12 2/9 ORD SWAP Short 1,563 3.8366 GBP
12 2/9 ORD CFD Short 5,227 3.8295 GBP
12 2/9 ORD SWAP Short 5,833 3.8240 GBP
12 2/9 ORD SWAP Short 7,553 3.8353 GBP
12 2/9 ORD SWAP Short 9,726 3.8329 GBP
12 2/9 ORD SWAP Short 13,161 3.8326 GBP
12 2/9 ORD SWAP Short 20,005 3.8396 GBP
12 2/9 ORD SWAP Short 32,405 3.8342 GBP
12 2/9 ORD SWAP Short 49,979 3.8343 GBP
12 2/9 ORD CFD Short 54,623 3.8458 GBP
12 2/9 ORD SWAP Short 69,685 3.8388 GBP
12 2/9 ORD SWAP Short 91,227 3.8339 GBP
12 2/9 ORD CFD Short 275,515 3.8510 GBP
12 2/9 ORD SWAP Short 275,515 3.8510 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: 584454
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20170602T132244+0100

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