Form 8.3 - BERENDSEN PLC

LONDON--()--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 interests and short positions disclosed, if different from 1(a):

The naming of nominee or vehicle companies is insufficient. For a trust, the trustee(s), settlor and beneficiaries must be named.

   
(c) Name of offeror/offeree in relation to whose relevant securities this form relates:

Use a separate form for each offeror/offeree

 

BERENDSEN PLC

(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:

For an opening position disclosure, state the latest practicable date prior to the disclosure

 

4 August 2017

(f) In addition to the company in 1(c) above, is the discloser making disclosures in respect of any other party to the offer?

If it is a cash offer or possible cash offer, state “N/A”

 

YES

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: 2,095,359 1.21% 685,113 0.40%
           
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:
154,952 0.09% 1,653,283 0.96%
           
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options)
and agreements to purchase/sell: 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
(4)
TOTAL: 2,250,311 1.30% 2,338,396 1.35%

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 180 12.8007 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 254 12.8600 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 300 12.8650 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 310 12.8169 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 795 12.8255 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 1,444 12.8177 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 2,847 12.8500 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 3,810 12.8550 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 30,181 12.8554 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 49 12.8491 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 254 12.8600 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 300 12.8650 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 2,402 12.7667 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 3,104 12.8546 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 4,113 12.8550 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 4,197 12.8581 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 4,364 12.8559 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 7,888 12.8563 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 8,356 12.7835 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 11,342 12.8510 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 49 12.8491 GBP
30p ordinary SWAP Long 1,017 12.8247 GBP
30p ordinary CFD Long 1,022 12.8080 GBP
30p ordinary SWAP Long 2,309 12.8002 GBP
30p ordinary SWAP Long 7,427 12.7692 GBP
30p ordinary CFD Short 125 12.8408 GBP
30p ordinary CFD Short 180 12.8007 GBP
30p ordinary CFD Short 185 12.8008 GBP
30p ordinary SWAP Short 2,239 12.8206 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:  

7 August 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 and must also be emailed to the Takeover Panel at monitoring@disclosure.org.uk. 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: 607158
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20170807T142603+0100

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC