Form 8.3 - STANDARD LIFE PLC

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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: 08 June 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: 12,406,855 0.63% 6,758,029 0.34%
           
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:
3,340,187 0.17% 5,793,934 0.29%
           
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options)
and agreements to purchase/sell: 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
(4)
TOTAL: 15,747,042 0.80% 12,551,963 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 12 3.8441 GBP
12 2/9 ORD Purchase 12 3.8205 GBP
12 2/9 ORD Purchase 261 3.8190 GBP
12 2/9 ORD Purchase 390 3.8175 GBP
12 2/9 ORD Purchase 425 3.8105 GBP
12 2/9 ORD Purchase 779 3.8340 GBP
12 2/9 ORD Purchase 787 3.8350 GBP
12 2/9 ORD Purchase 790 3.8370 GBP
12 2/9 ORD Purchase 798 3.8120 GBP
12 2/9 ORD Purchase 801 3.8310 GBP
12 2/9 ORD Purchase 818 3.8390 GBP
12 2/9 ORD Purchase 962 3.8330 GBP
12 2/9 ORD Purchase 2,721 3.8360 GBP
12 2/9 ORD Purchase 3,207 3.8297 GBP
12 2/9 ORD Purchase 3,634 3.8236 GBP
12 2/9 ORD Purchase 5,721 3.8374 GBP
12 2/9 ORD Purchase 8,036 3.8139 GBP
12 2/9 ORD Purchase 10,714 3.8209 GBP
12 2/9 ORD Purchase 11,231 3.8352 GBP
12 2/9 ORD Purchase 11,287 3.8293 GBP
12 2/9 ORD Purchase 24,695 3.8251 GBP
12 2/9 ORD Purchase 46,062 3.8248 GBP
12 2/9 ORD Purchase 115,319 3.8257 GBP
12 2/9 ORD Purchase 126,555 3.8407 GBP
12 2/9 ORD Purchase 207,225 3.8292 GBP
12 2/9 ORD Purchase 511,764 3.8420 GBP
12 2/9 ORD Sale 12 3.8205 GBP
12 2/9 ORD Sale 261 3.8190 GBP
12 2/9 ORD Sale 292 3.8146 GBP
12 2/9 ORD Sale 390 3.8175 GBP
12 2/9 ORD Sale 401 3.8421 GBP
12 2/9 ORD Sale 425 3.8105 GBP
12 2/9 ORD Sale 497 3.8267 GBP
12 2/9 ORD Sale 541 3.8360 GBP
12 2/9 ORD Sale 664 3.8407 GBP
12 2/9 ORD Sale 787 3.8350 GBP
12 2/9 ORD Sale 790 3.8370 GBP
12 2/9 ORD Sale 798 3.8120 GBP
12 2/9 ORD Sale 818 3.8390 GBP
12 2/9 ORD Sale 1,193 3.8207 GBP
12 2/9 ORD Sale 2,050 3.8235 GBP
12 2/9 ORD Sale 2,388 3.8420 GBP
12 2/9 ORD Sale 2,398 3.8160 GBP
12 2/9 ORD Sale 3,740 3.8189 GBP
12 2/9 ORD Sale 12,389 3.8310 GBP
12 2/9 ORD Sale 13,394 3.8165 GBP
12 2/9 ORD Sale 17,365 3.8325 GBP
12 2/9 ORD Sale 37,559 3.8300 GBP
12 2/9 ORD Sale 44,551 3.8248 GBP
12 2/9 ORD Sale 88,499 3.8414 GBP
12 2/9 ORD Sale 289,829 3.8330 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 497 3.8267 GBP
12 2/9 ORD SWAP Long 600 3.8360 GBP
12 2/9 ORD CFD Long 664 3.8407 GBP
12 2/9 ORD CFD Long 1,026 3.8180 GBP
12 2/9 ORD SWAP Long 3,224 3.8246 GBP
12 2/9 ORD SWAP Long 3,988 3.8283 GBP
12 2/9 ORD SWAP Long 9,898 3.8394 GBP
12 2/9 ORD CFD Long 11,588 3.8310 GBP
12 2/9 ORD SWAP Long 17,921 3.8297 GBP
12 2/9 ORD SWAP Long 39,115 3.8258 GBP
12 2/9 ORD CFD Long 87,473 3.8417 GBP
12 2/9 ORD SWAP Long 131,687 3.8362 GBP
12 2/9 ORD SWAP Long 155,441 3.8303 GBP
12 2/9 ORD CFD Short 12 3.8441 GBP
12 2/9 ORD SWAP Short 2,454 3.8212 GBP
12 2/9 ORD CFD Short 2,641 3.8199 GBP
12 2/9 ORD CFD Short 2,892 3.8191 GBP
12 2/9 ORD CFD Short 3,215 3.8278 GBP
12 2/9 ORD SWAP Short 3,406 3.8239 GBP
12 2/9 ORD SWAP Short 4,001 3.8231 GBP
12 2/9 ORD CFD Short 8,339 3.8408 GBP
12 2/9 ORD CFD Short 9,628 3.8284 GBP
12 2/9 ORD CFD Short 15,207 3.8419 GBP
12 2/9 ORD SWAP Short 17,948 3.8227 GBP
12 2/9 ORD CFD Short 19,776 3.8368 GBP
12 2/9 ORD CFD Short 25,773 3.8257 GBP
12 2/9 ORD SWAP Short 36,884 3.8349 GBP
12 2/9 ORD SWAP Short 59,559 3.8379 GBP
12 2/9 ORD SWAP Short 62,951 3.8241 GBP
12 2/9 ORD SWAP Short 66,780 3.8214 GBP
12 2/9 ORD SWAP Short 75,232 3.8263 GBP
12 2/9 ORD CFD Short 554,002 3.8420 GBP
12 2/9 ORD SWAP Short 554,002 3.8420 GBP
12 2/9 ORD SWAP Short 554,002 3.8420 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”

(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”

(c) Attachments

Is a Supplemental Form 8 (Open Positions) attached?   NO
Date of disclosure: 9 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: 584848
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20170609T105800+0100

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