Form 8.3 - STANDARD LIFE 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 STANDARD LIFE 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: 11 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? ABERDEEN ASSET MANAGEMENT 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:       12 2/9p ordinary            
Interests   Short Positions  
    Number (%) Number (%)
(1) Relevant securities owned
and/or controlled: 10,584,972 0.53% 4,551,830 0.23%
           
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:
1,724,172 0.09% 5,036,502 0.25%
           
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options)
and agreements to purchase/sell: 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
(4)
TOTAL: 12,309,144 0.62% 9,588,332 0.48%

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  
12 2/9p ordinary Purchase 50 4.0367 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary Purchase 139 4.0520 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary Purchase 141 4.0770 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary Purchase 180 4.0680 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary Purchase 192 4.0800 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary Purchase 248 4.0518 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary Purchase 440 4.0320 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary Purchase 563 4.0240 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary Purchase 594 4.0540 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary Purchase 783 4.0350 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary Purchase 937 4.0300 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary Purchase 970 4.0400 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary Purchase 1,005 4.0370 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary Purchase 1,278 4.0462 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary Purchase 1,459 4.0637 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary Purchase 1,874 4.0700 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary Purchase 2,028 4.0281 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary Purchase 2,373 4.0430 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary Purchase 2,422 4.0365 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary Purchase 2,992 4.0425 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary Purchase 3,111 4.0383 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary Purchase 3,184 4.0446 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary Purchase 5,405 4.0371 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary Purchase 7,030 4.0491 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary Purchase 8,536 4.0327 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary Purchase 9,746 4.0958 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary Purchase 13,748 4.0362 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary Purchase 17,248 4.0439 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary Purchase 21,963 4.0420 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary Purchase 29,364 4.0248 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary Purchase 37,229 4.0261 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary Purchase 55,588 4.0440 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary Purchase 70,411 4.0250 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary Purchase 93,756 4.0725 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary Sale 139 4.0520 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary Sale 141 4.0770 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary Sale 180 4.0680 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary Sale 192 4.0800 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary Sale 201 4.0400 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary Sale 440 4.0320 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary Sale 594 4.0540 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary Sale 783 4.0350 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary Sale 937 4.0300 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary Sale 953 4.0437 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary Sale 975 4.0438 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary Sale 1,005 4.0370 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary Sale 1,062 4.0497 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary Sale 1,063 4.0240 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary Sale 1,728 4.0419 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary Sale 1,874 4.0700 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary Sale 2,373 4.0430 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary Sale 2,422 4.0365 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary Sale 2,969 4.0525 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary Sale 2,992 4.0425 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary Sale 3,154 4.0435 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary Sale 3,510 4.0458 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary Sale 3,629 4.0323 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary Sale 7,510 4.0405 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary Sale 9,187 4.0306 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary Sale 9,837 4.0443 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary Sale 10,008 4.0420 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary Sale 32,493 4.0518 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary Sale 81,687 4.0267 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary Sale 95,674 4.0473 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary Sale 281,290 4.0454 GBP

(b) Cash-settled derivative transactions

Class of   Product   Nature of dealing   Number of   Price per
relevant description reference unit
security     securities  
12 2/9p ordinary CFD Long 953 4.0437 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary CFD Long 1,062 4.0497 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary CFD Long 3,154 4.0435 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary SWAP Long 6,706 4.0528 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary SWAP Long 7,925 4.0522 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary CFD Long 9,837 4.0443 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary CFD Long 12,001 4.0313 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary SWAP Long 25,281 4.0323 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary SWAP Long 35,534 4.0666 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary CFD Long 49,547 4.0349 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary CFD Long 88,432 4.0431 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary CFD Long 95,674 4.0473 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary SWAP Long 113,107 4.0472 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary SWAP Long 294,982 4.0250 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary SWAP Long 294,982 4.0250 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary CFD Short 50 4.0368 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary CFD Short 248 4.0518 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary CFD Short 526 4.0902 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary SWAP Short 1,273 4.0631 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary SWAP Short 1,278 4.0462 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary CFD Short 2,374 4.0385 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary SWAP Short 4,728 4.0391 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary CFD Short 4,831 4.0478 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary CFD Short 5,405 4.0371 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary CFD Short 9,746 4.0958 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary CFD Short 16,458 4.0420 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary CFD Short 17,248 4.0439 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary CFD Short 20,611 4.0297 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary CFD Short 36,703 4.0252 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary CFD Short 55,588 4.0440 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary SWAP Short 55,588 4.0440 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary SWAP Short 70,395 4.0867 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary CFD Short 328,799 4.0250 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary SWAP Short 328,799 4.0250 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary SWAP Short 328,799 4.0250 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: 12 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: 587580
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20170712T135306+0100

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BARCLAYS PLC

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BARCLAYS PLC