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: 06 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 PLC

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 ORD
  Interests   Short Positions
    Number   (%) Number   (%)
(1) Relevant securities owned
and/or controlled: 2,295,679 1.33% 827,320 0.48%
           
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:
308,701 0.18% 1,728,744 1.00%
           
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options)
and agreements to purchase/sell: 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           

 

TOTAL: 2,604,380 1.51% 2,556,064 1.48%

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 ORD Purchase 135 12.2507 GBP
30p ORD Purchase 145 12.2200 GBP
30p ORD Purchase 349 12.2600 GBP
30p ORD Purchase 424 12.2500 GBP
30p ORD Purchase 524 12.2549 GBP
30p ORD Purchase 640 12.2465 GBP
30p ORD Purchase 765 12.2322 GBP
30p ORD Purchase 1,090 12.2550 GBP
30p ORD Purchase 1,916 12.2243 GBP
30p ORD Purchase 1,927 12.2389 GBP
30p ORD Purchase 7,377 12.2700 GBP
30p ORD Purchase 7,870 12.1879 GBP
30p ORD Purchase 11,048 12.2694 GBP
30p ORD Purchase 16,565 12.2554 GBP
30p ORD Purchase 28,125 12.2655 GBP
30p ORD Purchase 219,149 12.2474 GBP
30p ORD Sale 145 12.2200 GBP
30p ORD Sale 349 12.2600 GBP
30p ORD Sale 424 12.2500 GBP
30p ORD Sale 1,355 12.2433 GBP
30p ORD Sale 1,699 12.2396 GBP
30p ORD Sale 1,934 12.2550 GBP
30p ORD Sale 2,741 12.2280 GBP
30p ORD Sale 9,236 12.2496 GBP
30p ORD Sale 14,222 12.2634 GBP
30p ORD Sale 16,799 12.2522 GBP
30p ORD Sale 40,783 12.2654 GBP
30p ORD Sale 56,749 12.2422 GBP
30p ORD Sale 106,776 12.2449 GBP

(b) Cash-settled derivative transactions

Class of   Product   Nature of dealing   Number of   Price per
relevant description reference unit
security     securities  
30p ORD SWAP Long 210 12.2074 GBP
30p ORD SWAP Long 1,699 12.2396 GBP
30p ORD SWAP Long 2,741 12.2280 GBP
30p ORD SWAP Long 4,430 12.2438 GBP
30p ORD SWAP Long 10,937 12.2700 GBP
30p ORD CFD Short 135 12.2507 GBP
30p ORD SWAP Short 2,523 12.2413 GBP
30p ORD SWAP Short 3,511 12.2425 GBP
30p ORD SWAP Short 4,330 12.2236 GBP
30p ORD SWAP Short 5,456 12.1725 GBP
30p ORD SWAP Expires 10/08/2018 Short 28,125 12.2655 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: 7 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: 587102
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20170707T143728+0100

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC