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: 27 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: 2,596,971 1.50% 815,310 0.47%
           
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:
200,008 0.12% 1,980,720 1.15%
           
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options)
and agreements to purchase/sell: 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
 
TOTAL: 2,796,979 1.62% 2,796,030 1.62%

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 139 12.9607 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 177 13.0200 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 179 13.0000 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 238 12.9200 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 343 12.8800 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 356 12.9050 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 391 12.9600 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 392 12.9750 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 448 12.8900 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 516 12.8950 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 555 12.9250 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 559 12.9350 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 632 12.9400 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 931 12.9000 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 1,407 12.9700 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 1,439 12.9300 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 1,756 12.9500 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 3,188 13.0050 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 3,350 12.9105 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 11,994 12.8894 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 23,630 12.8807 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 25,387 12.8722 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 238 12.9200 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 343 12.8800 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 356 12.9050 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 391 12.9600 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 392 12.9750 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 448 12.8900 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 516 12.8950 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 559 12.9350 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 612 12.9250 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 931 12.9000 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 1,407 12.9700 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 1,439 12.9300 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 1,756 12.9500 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 1,868 12.9125 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 3,188 13.0050 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 7,618 12.9459 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 10,651 12.9581 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 10,973 12.8788 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 13,863 12.9292 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 15,212 12.8891 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 16,750 12.9983 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 26,691 13.0007 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 28,056 13.0015 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 31,176 13.0003 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 85,183 12.8986 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 1,507 12.9446 GBP
30p ordinary SWAP Long 1,871 12.9118 GBP
30p ordinary SWAP Long 10,973 12.8788 GBP
30p ordinary CFD Long 15,212 12.8891 GBP
30p ordinary SWAP Long 19,974 12.9344 GBP
30p ordinary CFD Short 139 12.9607 GBP
30p ordinary SWAP Short 356 13.0098 GBP
30p ordinary SWAP Short 1,480 12.7701 GBP
30p ordinary CFD Short 3,350 12.9105 GBP
30p ordinary SWAP Short 22,150 12.8881 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: 28 Jul 2017
Contact name: Femi Badmos
Telephone number: 020 3555 1125

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: 594466
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20170728T134746+0100

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC