FORM 8.3 - ELIS SA

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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 ELIS SA
  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: 10 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? BERENDSEN 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:       EUR10.00 ordinary            
Interests Short Positions
    Number (%) Number (%)
(1) Relevant securities owned
and/or controlled: 488,700 0.35% 439,469 0.31%
           
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:
438,503 0.31% 350,051 0.25%
           
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options)
and agreements to purchase/sell: 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
 
TOTAL: 927,203 0.66% 789,520 0.56%

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  
EUR10.00 ordinary Purchase 1 19.8000 EUR
EUR10.00 ordinary Purchase 2 19.7950 EUR
EUR10.00 ordinary Purchase 9 19.7733 EUR
EUR10.00 ordinary Purchase 12 19.7738 EUR
EUR10.00 ordinary Purchase 25 19.7735 EUR
EUR10.00 ordinary Purchase 45 19.7750 EUR
EUR10.00 ordinary Purchase 73 19.7800 EUR
EUR10.00 ordinary Purchase 90 19.7983 EUR
EUR10.00 ordinary Purchase 242 19.8078 EUR
EUR10.00 ordinary Purchase 530 19.8049 EUR
EUR10.00 ordinary Purchase 552 19.7782 EUR
EUR10.00 ordinary Purchase 903 19.7999 EUR
EUR10.00 ordinary Purchase 3,290 19.7911 EUR
EUR10.00 ordinary Purchase 4,300 19.7742 EUR
EUR10.00 ordinary Sale 1 19.8000 EUR
EUR10.00 ordinary Sale 45 19.7750 EUR
EUR10.00 ordinary Sale 57 19.7934 EUR
EUR10.00 ordinary Sale 118 19.8250 EUR
EUR10.00 ordinary Sale 596 19.7666 EUR
EUR10.00 ordinary Sale 875 19.7878 EUR
EUR10.00 ordinary Sale 941 19.7687 EUR
EUR10.00 ordinary Sale 1,150 19.8397 EUR
EUR10.00 ordinary Sale 1,687 19.7915 EUR
EUR10.00 ordinary Sale 1,728 19.7760 EUR
EUR10.00 ordinary Sale 2,136 19.7698 EUR
EUR10.00 ordinary Sale 3,134 19.8030 EUR

(b) Cash-settled derivative transactions

Class of   Product   Nature of dealing   Number of   Price per
relevant description reference unit
security     securities  
EUR10.00 ordinary SWAP Long 57 19.7934 EUR
EUR10.00 ordinary CFD Long 596 19.7666 EUR
EUR10.00 ordinary CFD Long 875 19.7878 EUR
EUR10.00 ordinary SWAP Long 1,008 19.8250 EUR
EUR10.00 ordinary SWAP Long 1,268 19.8382 EUR
EUR10.00 ordinary CFD Long 1,687 19.7916 EUR
EUR10.00 ordinary CFD Long 1,728 19.7760 EUR
EUR10.00 ordinary SWAP Short 363 19.7980 EUR
EUR10.00 ordinary SWAP Short 1,451 19.7841 EUR
EUR10.00 ordinary SWAP Short 3,011 19.7951 EUR

(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: 11 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: 587306
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20170711T141720+0100

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC