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: 27 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: 1,416,117 0.82% 757,770 0.44%
           
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:
259,313 0.15% 813,776 0.47%
           
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options)
and agreements to purchase/sell: 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
(4)
TOTAL: 1,675,430 0.97% 1,571,546 0.91%

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

Class of relevant   Purchase/sale   Number of   Price per unit
security   securities  
30p ordinary Purchase 14 11.9604 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 92 11.9496 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 130 11.9900 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 373 12.0100 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 524 12.0000 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 561 11.9751 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 590 11.9530 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 665 11.9767 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 761 11.9606 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 806 11.9800 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 922 11.9600 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 972 11.9500 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 1,282 11.9700 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 2,693 11.9711 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 3,768 11.9601 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 4,010 11.9200 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 7,597 11.9194 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 9,844 11.9623 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 40,935 11.9472 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 84 11.9692 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 130 11.9900 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 161 11.9592 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 162 11.9492 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 204 11.9872 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 262 12.0000 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 373 12.0100 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 501 11.9621 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 531 11.9732 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 806 11.9800 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 1,054 11.9792 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 1,064 11.9500 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 1,282 11.9700 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 2,258 11.9779 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 2,911 11.9192 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 12,367 11.9220 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 22,947 11.9600 GBP

(b) Cash-settled derivative transactions

Class of   Product   Nature of dealing   Number of   Price per
relevant description reference unit
security     securities  
30p ordinary CFD Long 84 11.9692 GBP
30p ordinary CFD Long 161 11.9592 GBP
30p ordinary CFD Long 162 11.9492 GBP
30p ordinary SWAP Long 735 11.9769 GBP
30p ordinary CFD Long 1,054 11.9792 GBP
30p ordinary CFD Long 2,911 11.9192 GBP
30p ordinary SWAP Short 233 11.9567 GBP
30p ordinary SWAP Short 708 11.9501 GBP
30p ordinary SWAP Short 2,171 11.9741 GBP
30p ordinary SWAP Short 4,054 11.9578 GBP
30p ordinary SWAP Short 5,714 11.9573 GBP
30p ordinary SWAP Short 44,124 11.9491 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: 28 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: 586391
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20170628T134244+0100

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC