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: 05 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: 2,264,243 1.31% 840,721 0.49%
           
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:
307,311 0.18% 1,703,291 0.99%
           
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options)
and agreements to purchase/sell: 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
 
TOTAL: 2,571,554 1.49% 2,544,012 1.47%

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 3 12.2633 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 36 12.2350 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 137 12.2450 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 245 12.2200 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 322 12.2650 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 466 12.2550 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 467 12.2547 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 646 12.2587 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 819 12.2683 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 1,290 12.2700 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 1,634 12.2838 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 1,790 12.2580 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 2,179 12.2400 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 2,237 12.2500 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 3,243 12.2600 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 6,914 12.2894 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 19,648 12.2882 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 22,485 12.2766 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 29,350 12.2699 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 700,129 12.2800 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 36 12.2350 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 129 12.2800 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 137 12.2450 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 142 12.2692 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 170 12.2652 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 245 12.2200 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 322 12.2650 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 466 12.2550 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 470 12.2588 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 585 12.2460 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 1,290 12.2700 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 1,377 12.2744 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 2,179 12.2400 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 2,192 12.2500 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 2,587 12.2623 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 2,591 12.2600 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 2,627 12.2615 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 2,826 12.2546 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 2,864 12.2476 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 2,926 12.2656 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 3,765 12.2685 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 32,007 12.2881 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 43,159 12.2822 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 142 12.2692 GBP
30p ordinary SWAP Long 550 12.2798 GBP
30p ordinary SWAP Long 600 12.2565 GBP
30p ordinary SWAP Long 2,258 12.2900 GBP
30p ordinary SWAP Long 2,926 12.2656 GBP
30p ordinary SWAP Long 32,234 12.2883 GBP
30p ordinary SWAP Short 539 12.2822 GBP
30p ordinary SWAP Short 2,197 12.2584 GBP
30p ordinary SWAP Expires 05/04/2018 Short 700,000 12.2800 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: 6 Jul 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.

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: 587005
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20170706T150520+0100

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC