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: 12 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: 11,575,685 0.58% 4,475,663 0.23%
           
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:
1,653,348 0.08% 5,991,605 0.30%
           
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options)
and agreements to purchase/sell: 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
 
TOTAL: 13,229,033 0.67% 10,467,268 0.53%

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 277 4.0595 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary Purchase 371 4.0585 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary Purchase 371 4.0785 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary Purchase 410 4.0625 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary Purchase 430 4.0655 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary Purchase 458 4.0796 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary Purchase 482 4.0605 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary Purchase 483 4.0770 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary Purchase 505 4.0686 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary Purchase 529 4.0696 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary Purchase 532 4.0645 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary Purchase 543 4.0790 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary Purchase 562 4.0760 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary Purchase 626 4.0525 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary Purchase 742 4.0540 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary Purchase 777 4.0820 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary Purchase 801 4.0692 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary Purchase 914 4.0516 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary Purchase 974 4.0815 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary Purchase 981 4.0550 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary Purchase 1,064 4.0799 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary Purchase 1,159 4.0840 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary Purchase 1,162 4.0710 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary Purchase 1,168 4.0520 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary Purchase 1,572 4.0560 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary Purchase 1,592 4.0627 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary Purchase 1,729 4.0530 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary Purchase 2,413 4.0580 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary Purchase 2,571 4.0600 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary Purchase 2,610 4.0510 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary Purchase 2,682 4.0590 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary Purchase 2,831 4.0615 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary Purchase 3,656 4.0619 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary Purchase 4,461 4.0830 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary Purchase 4,901 4.0570 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary Purchase 5,252 4.0850 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary Purchase 5,557 4.0620 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary Purchase 5,719 4.0835 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary Purchase 5,750 4.0800 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary Purchase 5,759 4.0723 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary Purchase 5,840 4.0700 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary Purchase 6,263 4.0660 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary Purchase 6,287 4.0610 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary Purchase 6,914 4.0650 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary Purchase 8,472 4.0630 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary Purchase 25,725 4.0670 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary Purchase 28,688 4.0667 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary Purchase 33,972 4.0577 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary Purchase 75,498 4.0668 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary Purchase 78,981 4.0640 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary Purchase 89,515 4.0690 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary Purchase 142,178 4.0596 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary Purchase 159,658 4.0632 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary Purchase 200,000 4.0680 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary Purchase 233,551 4.0674 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary Purchase 297,000 4.0716 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary Purchase 340,000 4.0663 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary Sale 277 4.0595 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary Sale 371 4.0785 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary Sale 410 4.0625 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary Sale 430 4.0655 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary Sale 458 4.0796 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary Sale 482 4.0605 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary Sale 483 4.0770 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary Sale 505 4.0686 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary Sale 525 4.0787 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary Sale 529 4.0696 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary Sale 532 4.0645 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary Sale 543 4.0790 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary Sale 626 4.0525 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary Sale 742 4.0540 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary Sale 777 4.0820 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary Sale 801 4.0692 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary Sale 851 4.0657 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary Sale 974 4.0815 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary Sale 975 4.0577 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary Sale 981 4.0550 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary Sale 1,064 4.0799 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary Sale 1,159 4.0840 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary Sale 1,162 4.0710 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary Sale 1,168 4.0520 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary Sale 1,328 4.0760 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary Sale 1,330 4.0667 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary Sale 1,515 4.0690 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary Sale 1,572 4.0560 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary Sale 1,729 4.0530 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary Sale 1,729 4.0586 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary Sale 2,193 4.0600 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary Sale 2,413 4.0580 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary Sale 2,610 4.0510 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary Sale 2,682 4.0590 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary Sale 3,299 4.0700 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary Sale 3,366 4.0709 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary Sale 3,981 4.0640 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary Sale 4,461 4.0830 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary Sale 4,901 4.0570 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary Sale 5,252 4.0850 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary Sale 5,424 4.0585 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary Sale 5,547 4.0588 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary Sale 5,557 4.0620 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary Sale 5,750 4.0800 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary Sale 6,140 4.0632 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary Sale 6,263 4.0660 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary Sale 6,287 4.0610 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary Sale 6,914 4.0650 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary Sale 7,462 4.0671 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary Sale 7,928 4.0630 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary Sale 9,064 4.0608 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary Sale 9,278 4.0599 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary Sale 19,002 4.0642 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary Sale 33,518 4.0626 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary Sale 34,182 4.0739 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary Sale 45,252 4.0670 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary Sale 50,728 4.0594 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary Sale 72,554 4.0665 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary Sale 106,441 4.0618 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary Sale 250,390 4.0628 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 525 4.0787 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary CFD Long 851 4.0657 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary CFD Long 975 4.0577 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary SWAP Long 1,649 4.0620 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary CFD Long 3,366 4.0709 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary SWAP Long 9,321 4.0611 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary SWAP Long 10,079 4.0612 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary SWAP Long 10,729 4.0757 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary CFD Long 20,611 4.0666 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary CFD Long 48,139 4.0592 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary SWAP Long 50,155 4.0633 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary SWAP Long 172,587 4.0627 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary SWAP Long 182,048 4.0615 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary CFD Long 345,375 4.0670 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary SWAP Long 345,375 4.0670 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary SWAP Short 271 4.0580 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary SWAP Short 1,279 4.0636 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary SWAP Short 1,356 4.0630 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary SWAP Short 1,592 4.0627 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary SWAP Short 5,344 4.0629 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary CFD Short 5,759 4.0723 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary CFD Short 9,664 4.0558 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary CFD Short 25,000 4.0802 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary CFD Short 46,272 4.0616 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary CFD Short 75,000 4.0640 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary CFD Short 88,000 4.0690 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary CFD Short 142,178 4.0596 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary SWAP Short 178,558 4.0625 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary CFD Short 200,000 4.0680 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary CFD Short 225,728 4.0727 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary CFD Short 233,551 4.0674 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary SWAP Short 307,664 4.0670 GBP
12 2/9p ordinary CFD Short 340,000 4.0663 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: 13 Jul 2017
Contact name: Jay Supaya
Telephone number: 020 7773 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: 587787
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20170713T121424+0100

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BARCLAYS PLC

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BARCLAYS PLC