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: 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? 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: 2,549,541 1.48% 692,191 0.40%
           
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:
194,647 0.11% 1,966,651 1.14%
           
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options)
and agreements to purchase/sell: 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
 
TOTAL: 2,744,188 1.59% 2,658,842 1.54%

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 26 12.5200 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 29 12.5500 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 44 12.2609 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 192 12.4500 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 257 12.4900 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 262 12.4700 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 264 12.5100 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 266 12.5600 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 268 12.5000 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 295 12.4561 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 315 12.5250 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 557 12.5171 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 750 12.4914 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 2,140 12.4243 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 18,458 12.4939 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 18,666 12.4483 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 40,298 12.4033 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 54,799 12.4611 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 29 12.5500 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 48 12.5200 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 187 12.4192 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 192 12.4500 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 262 12.4700 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 264 12.5100 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 266 12.5600 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 268 12.5000 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 343 12.4600 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 514 12.4900 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 630 12.5250 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 1,157 12.4950 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 1,358 12.5063 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 1,638 12.5227 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 3,109 12.5152 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 6,071 12.5205 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 13,236 12.5212 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 49,328 12.4554 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 100 12.2999 GBP
30p ordinary CFD Long 187 12.4192 GBP
30p ordinary SWAP Long 1,537 12.5133 GBP
30p ordinary SWAP Long 3,649 12.5225 GBP
30p ordinary SWAP Long 10,644 12.5199 GBP
30p ordinary CFD Short 44 12.2609 GBP
30p ordinary SWAP Short 2,630 12.4710 GBP
30p ordinary SWAP Short 3,148 12.5071 GBP
30p ordinary SWAP Short 3,687 12.3711 GBP
30p ordinary SWAP Short 55,277 12.4206 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: 587788
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20170713T121600+0100

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC