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: 08 August 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: 2,100,293 1.22% 657,676 0.38%
           
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:
136,208 0.08% 1,657,048 0.96%
           
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options)
and agreements to purchase/sell: 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
(4)
TOTAL: 2,236,501 1.30% 2,314,724 1.34%

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 54 12.7907 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 54 12.8000 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 70 12.8500 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 79 12.8059 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 159 12.8307 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 209 12.8700 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 250 12.8600 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 1,878 12.7894 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 10,573 12.7900 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 12,273 12.7926 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 13,789 12.8400 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 25,305 12.8475 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 70,000 12.8442 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 25 12.7900 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 25 12.8012 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 29 12.8013 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 54 12.8000 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 55 12.7890 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 81 12.8250 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 125 12.8600 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 170 12.8300 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 206 12.8450 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 674 12.8671 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 842 12.8724 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 865 12.8669 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 4,763 12.8449 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 7,120 12.8423 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 7,362 12.8405 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 92,577 12.8438 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 55 12.7890 GBP
30p ordinary SWAP Long 674 12.8672 GBP
30p ordinary SWAP Long 982 12.8408 GBP
30p ordinary SWAP Long 1,707 12.8696 GBP
30p ordinary CFD Short 54 12.7907 GBP
30p ordinary SWAP Short 70 12.8501 GBP
30p ordinary SWAP Short 79 12.8059 GBP
30p ordinary CFD Short 159 12.8307 GBP
30p ordinary SWAP Short 6,706 12.7961 GBP
30p ordinary SWAP Short 10,312 12.7900 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: 9 Aug 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: 614158
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20170809T132226+0100

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC