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: 04 September 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

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: 3,002,989 1.74% 196,070 0.11%
           
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:
77,135 0.04% 3,405,601 1.97%
           
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options)
and agreements to purchase/sell: 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
 
TOTAL: 3,080,124 1.78% 3,601,671 2.09%

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 116 12.8303 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 151 12.8850 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 241 12.8600 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 247 12.8800 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 475 12.8697 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 494 12.8900 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 784 12.8500 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 886 12.8809 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 1,044 12.8842 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 1,070 12.8638 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 1,369 12.8479 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 1,735 12.8596 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 2,196 12.8522 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 3,797 12.8794 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 4,915 12.8795 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 23,347 12.8416 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 26,342 12.8566 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 151 12.8850 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 190 12.8799 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 241 12.8600 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 328 12.8537 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 392 12.8500 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 494 12.8900 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 762 12.8641 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 3,995 12.8800 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 500,000 12.7600 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 147 12.8592 GBP
30p ordinary CFD Long 181 12.8492 GBP
30p ordinary CFD Long 190 12.8799 GBP
30p ordinary SWAP Long 198 12.8798 GBP
30p ordinary SWAP Long 762 12.8642 GBP
30p ordinary CFD Short 475 12.8697 GBP
30p ordinary SWAP Short 1,044 12.8842 GBP
30p ordinary SWAP Short 1,149 12.8214 GBP
30p ordinary SWAP Short 1,322 12.8564 GBP
30p ordinary SWAP Short 1,369 12.8479 GBP
30p ordinary CFD Short 1,960 12.8784 GBP
30p ordinary SWAP Short 9,238 12.8742 GBP
30p ordinary CFD Short 47,962 12.8507 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: 5 Sep 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: 629953
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20170905T120633+0100

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC