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: 04 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: 1,564,243 0.91% 829,669 0.48%
           
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:
271,337 0.16% 1,003,291 0.58%
           
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options)
and agreements to purchase/sell: 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
 
TOTAL: 1,835,580 1.06% 1,832,960 1.06%

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 6 12.2400 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 18 12.2500 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 250 12.2300 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 254 12.2407 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 270 12.1907 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 562 12.2437 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 670 12.2508 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 708 12.3100 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 909 12.2900 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 921 12.2226 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 1,054 12.2897 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 1,632 12.3035 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 1,748 12.3000 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 1,983 12.2872 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 1,989 12.2631 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 7,590 12.2657 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 10,366 12.2694 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 18,088 12.2693 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 91,295 12.2329 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 106 12.2400 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 132 12.2992 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 177 12.2792 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 250 12.2300 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 483 12.2600 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 708 12.3100 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 909 12.2900 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 1,748 12.3000 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 2,103 12.2416 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 4,133 12.2535 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 7,263 12.2766 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 7,876 12.2860 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 10,071 12.2654 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 10,366 12.2700 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 132 12.2992 GBP
30p ordinary CFD Long 177 12.2792 GBP
30p ordinary SWAP Long 200 12.2649 GBP
30p ordinary SWAP Long 4,133 12.2535 GBP
30p ordinary SWAP Long 4,348 12.2839 GBP
30p ordinary CFD Long 7,263 12.2766 GBP
30p ordinary SWAP Long 7,726 12.2481 GBP
30p ordinary CFD Long 7,876 12.2860 GBP
30p ordinary SWAP Short 130 12.2413 GBP
30p ordinary CFD Short 254 12.2407 GBP
30p ordinary CFD Short 270 12.1907 GBP
30p ordinary SWAP Short 2,475 12.2469 GBP
30p ordinary SWAP Short 3,309 12.2553 GBP
30p ordinary SWAP Short 3,700 12.2623 GBP
30p ordinary CFD Short 4,213 12.2718 GBP
30p ordinary SWAP Expires 06/08/2018 Short 91,295 12.2329 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: 5 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: 586861
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20170705T121050+0100

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC