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: 03 July 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: 1,471,996 0.85% 835,107 0.48%
           
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:
253,833 0.15% 911,996 0.53%
           
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options)
and agreements to purchase/sell: 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
(4)
TOTAL: 1,725,829 1.00% 1,747,103 1.01%

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 126 12.3707 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 129 12.3900 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 239 12.4016 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 249 12.3700 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 271 12.4900 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 273 12.5000 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 498 12.3500 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 522 12.4284 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 525 12.3800 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 530 12.3300 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 1,258 12.4089 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 1,397 12.3400 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 1,451 12.3527 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 2,220 12.3600 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 2,989 12.5237 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 3,460 12.3681 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 3,604 12.5400 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 3,611 12.4779 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 4,046 12.3862 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 6,163 12.3294 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 14,910 12.3632 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 48,198 12.3766 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 91,296 12.4678 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 125 12.5592 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 128 12.5092 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 174 12.4792 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 249 12.3700 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 271 12.4900 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 273 12.5000 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 498 12.3500 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 525 12.3800 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 574 12.4500 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 1,397 12.3400 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 2,220 12.3600 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 2,882 12.4001 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 3,098 12.4118 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 9,473 12.3649 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 13,447 12.4222 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 34,715 12.5588 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 125 12.5592 GBP
30p ordinary CFD Long 128 12.5092 GBP
30p ordinary CFD Long 174 12.4792 GBP
30p ordinary SWAP Long 3,098 12.4118 GBP
30p ordinary SWAP Long 7,199 12.3858 GBP
30p ordinary SWAP Long 9,130 12.4438 GBP
30p ordinary CFD Short 126 12.3707 GBP
30p ordinary SWAP Short 1,024 12.3901 GBP
30p ordinary SWAP Short 4,159 12.4218 GBP
30p ordinary SWAP Short 7,211 12.4230 GBP
30p ordinary SWAP Short 10,850 12.3300 GBP
30p ordinary SWAP Expires 05/08/2018 Short 91,296 12.4678 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: 4 Jul 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: 586826
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20170704T134706+0100

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC