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

 

15 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:       0.05p ORD            
Interests   Short Positions  
    Number (%) Number (%)
(1) Relevant securities owned
and/or controlled: 1,142,337 1.14% 835,920 0.83%
           
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:
12,009 0.01% 1,076,491 1.08%
           
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options)
and agreements to purchase/sell: 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
(4)
TOTAL: 1,154,346 1.15% 1,912,411 1.91%

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  
0.05p ORD Purchase 27 20.7550 GBP
0.05p ORD Purchase 91 20.7450 GBP
0.05p ORD Purchase 128 20.7350 GBP
0.05p ORD Purchase 290 20.7000 GBP
0.05p ORD Purchase 477 20.7283 GBP
0.05p ORD Purchase 620 20.7383 GBP
0.05p ORD Purchase 885 20.7500 GBP
0.05p ORD Purchase 1,088 20.7475 GBP
0.05p ORD Purchase 1,217 20.7300 GBP
0.05p ORD Purchase 1,329 20.7290 GBP
0.05p ORD Purchase 1,421 20.7400 GBP
0.05p ORD Purchase 4,147 20.7312 GBP
0.05p ORD Purchase 5,002 20.7381 GBP
0.05p ORD Purchase 5,105 20.7313 GBP
0.05p ORD Purchase 8,481 20.7326 GBP
0.05p ORD Purchase 9,735 20.7414 GBP
0.05p ORD Sale 27 20.7550 GBP
0.05p ORD Sale 99 20.7087 GBP
0.05p ORD Sale 125 20.7487 GBP
0.05p ORD Sale 128 20.7350 GBP
0.05p ORD Sale 290 20.7000 GBP
0.05p ORD Sale 332 20.7233 GBP
0.05p ORD Sale 782 20.7500 GBP
0.05p ORD Sale 782 20.7228 GBP
0.05p ORD Sale 1,007 20.7436 GBP
0.05p ORD Sale 1,164 20.7300 GBP
0.05p ORD Sale 1,421 20.7400 GBP
0.05p ORD Sale 1,454 20.7283 GBP
0.05p ORD Sale 1,582 20.7450 GBP
0.05p ORD Sale 1,942 20.7345 GBP
0.05p ORD Sale 1,958 20.7449 GBP
0.05p ORD Sale 3,024 20.7378 GBP
0.05p ORD Sale 3,196 20.7452 GBP
0.05p ORD Sale 21,614 20.7308 GBP

(b) Cash-settled derivative transactions

Class of   Product   Nature of dealing   Number of   Price per
relevant description reference unit
security     securities  
0.05p ORD CFD Long 99 20.7087 GBP
0.05p ORD CFD Long 125 20.7487 GBP
0.05p ORD SWAP Long 220 20.7443 GBP
0.05p ORD SWAP Long 271 20.7397 GBP
0.05p ORD SWAP Long 359 20.7379 GBP
0.05p ORD SWAP Long 1,072 20.7225 GBP
0.05p ORD SWAP Long 1,849 20.7456 GBP
0.05p ORD SWAP Short 78 20.7200 GBP
0.05p ORD SWAP Short 399 20.7300 GBP
0.05p ORD CFD Short 2,806 20.7274 GBP
0.05p ORD SWAP Short 5,002 20.7381 GBP
0.05p ORD CFD Short 5,105 20.7313 GBP
0.05p ORD CFD Short 5,675 20.7352 GBP
0.05p ORD SWAP Short 5,770 20.7361 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:  

16 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: 585469
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20170616T141321+0100

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC