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: 07 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: 2,323,047 1.35% 814,186 0.47%
           
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:
304,604 0.18% 1,756,112 1.02%
           
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options)
and agreements to purchase/sell: 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
 
TOTAL: 2,627,651 1.52% 2,570,298 1.49%

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 19 12.2850 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 181 12.2700 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 200 12.2714 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 202 12.3000 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 212 12.3053 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 404 12.3500 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 706 12.2600 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 810 12.3400 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 1,073 12.2899 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 3,247 12.3168 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 7,143 12.2807 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 9,515 12.2744 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 9,751 12.2816 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 10,012 12.2794 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 25,148 12.3263 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 27,437 12.2798 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 19 12.2850 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 181 12.2700 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 229 12.3000 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 404 12.3500 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 412 12.3692 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 451 12.2666 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 724 12.2600 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 810 12.3400 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 1,701 12.3242 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 2,508 12.3120 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 3,460 12.3159 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 4,160 12.3060 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 6,600 12.3114 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 7,021 12.2650 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 26,878 12.2988 GBP

(b) Cash-settled derivative transactions

Class of   Product   Nature of dealing   Number of   Price per
relevant description reference unit
security     securities  
30p ordinary SWAP Long 200 12.2699 GBP
30p ordinary CFD Long 412 12.3692 GBP
30p ordinary SWAP Long 451 12.2666 GBP
30p ordinary SWAP Long 842 12.2632 GBP
30p ordinary SWAP Long 6,848 12.2649 GBP
30p ordinary SWAP Short 1,318 12.2918 GBP
30p ordinary SWAP Short 2,152 12.3309 GBP
30p ordinary SWAP Short 2,168 12.2897 GBP
30p ordinary CFD Short 7,143 12.2807 GBP
30p ordinary SWAP Expires 11/08/2018 Short 27,437 12.2798 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: 10 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: 587213
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20170710T140605+0100

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC