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: 18 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: 2,175,597 1.26% 621,105 0.36%
           
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:
119,439 0.07% 1,706,413 0.99%
           
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options)
and agreements to purchase/sell: 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
 
TOTAL: 2,295,036 1.33% 2,327,518 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 21 12.6900 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 34 12.7208 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 59 12.6800 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 101 12.6000 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 246 12.6200 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 380 12.6650 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 382 12.6250 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 443 12.6400 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 539 12.6350 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 546 12.6150 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 966 12.6495 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 1,558 12.5950 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 2,044 12.6120 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 3,314 12.7194 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 3,848 12.6185 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 4,624 12.6316 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 6,094 12.7200 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 7,272 12.6721 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 9,277 12.5975 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 36,622 12.6405 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 21 12.6900 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 35 12.6488 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 118 12.6800 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 246 12.6200 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 380 12.6650 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 382 12.6250 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 443 12.6400 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 539 12.6350 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 546 12.6150 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 660 12.6490 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 1,558 12.5950 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 1,560 12.6000 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 1,782 12.7205 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 2,181 12.6010 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 2,262 12.6034 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 2,416 12.5990 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 4,216 12.6185 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 5,338 12.7200 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 20,981 12.6826 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 32,312 12.6299 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 35 12.6488 GBP
30p ordinary CFD Long 126 12.6892 GBP
30p ordinary CFD Long 135 12.6592 GBP
30p ordinary CFD Long 149 12.6392 GBP
30p ordinary CFD Long 250 12.6292 GBP
30p ordinary SWAP Long 3,274 12.6304 GBP
30p ordinary SWAP Long 5,338 12.7200 GBP
30p ordinary CFD Short 34 12.7208 GBP
30p ordinary SWAP Short 905 12.6701 GBP
30p ordinary SWAP Short 2,105 12.6042 GBP
30p ordinary SWAP Short 4,624 12.6316 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: 21 Aug 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: 618768
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20170821T135826+0100

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC