Form 8.3 - BERENDSEN 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 BERENDSEN 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: 26 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? ELIS SA

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:       30p ordinary            
Interests Short Positions
    Number (%) Number (%)
(1) Relevant securities owned
and/or controlled: 1,438,580 0.83% 809,675 0.47%
           
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:
311,218 0.18% 813,784 0.47%
           
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options)
and agreements to purchase/sell: 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
 
TOTAL: 1,749,798 1.01% 1,623,459 0.94%

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  
30p ordinary Purchase 96 11.9200 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 124 11.9800 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 150 11.9632 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 692 11.9300 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 798 11.9596 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 1,247 11.9900 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 1,592 11.9600 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 1,611 12.0000 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 1,907 11.9500 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 2,316 11.9400 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 2,822 11.9507 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 2,955 11.9700 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 8,399 11.9689 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 9,953 11.9872 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 10,119 11.9467 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 17,545 11.9532 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 96 11.9200 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 124 11.9800 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 200 11.9450 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 306 11.9492 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 502 11.9840 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 692 11.9300 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 1,247 11.9900 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 1,454 11.9600 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 1,509 11.9899 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 1,611 12.0000 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 1,774 11.9500 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 2,316 11.9400 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 2,992 11.9700 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 5,540 11.9905 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 9,833 11.9596 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 84,864 11.9897 GBP

(b) Cash-settled derivative transactions

Class of   Product   Nature of dealing   Number of   Price per
relevant description reference unit
security     securities  
30p ordinary SWAP Long 220 11.9798 GBP
30p ordinary CFD Long 306 11.9492 GBP
30p ordinary SWAP Long 500 11.9278 GBP
30p ordinary SWAP Long 84,733 11.9900 GBP
30p ordinary SWAP Short 369 11.9701 GBP
30p ordinary SWAP Short 1,868 11.9660 GBP
30p ordinary SWAP Short 27,295 11.9506 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: 27 Jun 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.

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: 586273
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20170627T113653+0100

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC