Form 8.3 - WS ATKINS

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

 

WS ATKINS 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

 

9 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”

 

NO

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:       0.5p ordinary            
Interests   Short Positions  
    Number (%) Number (%)
(1) Relevant securities owned
and/or controlled: 1,161,499 1.16% 952,676 0.95%
           
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:
28,997 0.03% 988,734 0.99%
           
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options)
and agreements to purchase/sell: 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
(4)
TOTAL: 1,190,496 1.19% 1,941,410 1.94%

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  
0.5p ordinary Purchase 19 20.7115 GBP
0.5p ordinary Purchase 62 20.6700 GBP
0.5p ordinary Purchase 157 20.7300 GBP
0.5p ordinary Purchase 226 20.7100 GBP
0.5p ordinary Purchase 442 20.7064 GBP
0.5p ordinary Purchase 768 20.7034 GBP
0.5p ordinary Purchase 1,038 20.6900 GBP
0.5p ordinary Purchase 1,426 20.6966 GBP
0.5p ordinary Purchase 1,770 20.7000 GBP
0.5p ordinary Purchase 3,887 20.7047 GBP
0.5p ordinary Purchase 5,322 20.7014 GBP
0.5p ordinary Purchase 7,249 20.6994 GBP
0.5p ordinary Purchase 8,002 20.7037 GBP
0.5p ordinary Purchase 9,288 20.6977 GBP
0.5p ordinary Purchase 14,533 20.7039 GBP
0.5p ordinary Purchase 16,333 20.7070 GBP
0.5p ordinary Sale 124 20.6700 GBP
0.5p ordinary Sale 157 20.7300 GBP
0.5p ordinary Sale 226 20.7100 GBP
0.5p ordinary Sale 577 20.7039 GBP
0.5p ordinary Sale 606 20.7021 GBP
0.5p ordinary Sale 704 20.6920 GBP
0.5p ordinary Sale 1,037 20.6900 GBP
0.5p ordinary Sale 1,171 20.7000 GBP
0.5p ordinary Sale 1,276 20.7084 GBP
0.5p ordinary Sale 3,572 20.6827 GBP
0.5p ordinary Sale 10,853 20.7109 GBP

(b) Cash-settled derivative transactions

Class of   Product   Nature of dealing   Number of   Price per
relevant description reference unit
security     securities  
0.5p ordinary SWAP Long 125 20.7000 GBP
0.5p ordinary SWAP Long 441 20.7100 GBP
0.5p ordinary SWAP Long 1,156 20.6985 GBP
0.5p ordinary SWAP Long 2,897 20.6796 GBP
0.5p ordinary CFD Short 19 20.7115 GBP
0.5p ordinary SWAP Short 733 20.7102 GBP
0.5p ordinary SWAP Short 768 20.7034 GBP
0.5p ordinary SWAP Short 1,268 20.7016 GBP
0.5p ordinary SWAP Short 2,604 20.7119 GBP
0.5p ordinary SWAP Short 13,200 20.6951 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:  

12 June 2017

Contact name:

Jay Supaya

Telephone number:

0207 773 0635

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: 584981
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20170612T130856+0100

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC