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: 14 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: 2,549,558 1.48% 676,940 0.39%
           
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:
182,436 0.11% 1,966,668 1.14%
           
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options)
and agreements to purchase/sell: 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
(4)
TOTAL: 2,731,994 1.58% 2,643,608 1.53%

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  
30p ordinary Purchase 27 12.4500 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 46 12.5008 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 125 12.4850 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 179 12.5007 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 223 12.4568 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 242 12.4900 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 394 12.4856 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 411 12.4663 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 667 12.4936 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 2,110 12.4605 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 2,210 12.4536 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 5,177 12.4474 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 10,525 12.4494 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 14,507 12.4548 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 35 12.4597 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 46 12.4491 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 125 12.4850 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 242 12.4900 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 357 12.4500 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 658 12.4400 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 12,339 12.4518 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 13,814 12.4496 GBP

(b) Cash-settled derivative transactions

Class of   Product   Nature of dealing   Number of   Price per
relevant description reference unit
security     securities  
30p ordinary CFD Long 46 12.4491 GBP
30p ordinary SWAP Long 69 12.4623 GBP
30p ordinary SWAP Long 658 12.4398 GBP
30p ordinary CFD Short 46 12.5008 GBP
30p ordinary CFD Short 179 12.5007 GBP
30p ordinary SWAP Short 1,844 12.4762 GBP
30p ordinary SWAP Short 5,568 12.4629 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: 17 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: 588270
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20170717T135530+0100

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC