FORM 8.3 - ELIS SA

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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 ELIS SA
  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? BERENDSEN PLC

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:       25p ordinary            
Interests Short Positions
    Number (%) Number (%)
(1) Relevant securities owned
and/or controlled: 698,977 0.50% 1,197,717 0.85%
           
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:
993,217 0.71% 391,746 0.28%
           
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options)
and agreements to purchase/sell: 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
 
TOTAL: 1,692,194 1.21% 1,589,463 1.13%

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  
25p ordinary Purchase 11 20.2900 EUR
25p ordinary Purchase 89 20.3750 EUR
25p ordinary Purchase 112 20.3000 EUR
25p ordinary Purchase 155 20.2200 EUR
25p ordinary Purchase 214 20.3686 EUR
25p ordinary Purchase 222 20.3226 EUR
25p ordinary Purchase 311 20.2719 EUR
25p ordinary Purchase 443 20.2600 EUR
25p ordinary Purchase 545 20.2597 EUR
25p ordinary Purchase 783 20.2350 EUR
25p ordinary Purchase 1,158 20.2273 EUR
25p ordinary Purchase 1,645 20.2439 EUR
25p ordinary Purchase 5,419 20.3257 EUR
25p ordinary Purchase 5,977 20.3967 EUR
25p ordinary Purchase 6,736 20.2800 EUR
25p ordinary Purchase 14,093 20.4108 EUR
25p ordinary Purchase 24,605 20.2767 EUR
25p ordinary Sale 11 20.2900 EUR
25p ordinary Sale 14 20.2221 EUR
25p ordinary Sale 70 20.1946 EUR
25p ordinary Sale 72 20.3709 EUR
25p ordinary Sale 89 20.3750 EUR
25p ordinary Sale 112 20.3000 EUR
25p ordinary Sale 128 20.2896 EUR
25p ordinary Sale 155 20.2200 EUR
25p ordinary Sale 175 20.2800 EUR
25p ordinary Sale 225 20.2881 EUR
25p ordinary Sale 500 20.3150 EUR
25p ordinary Sale 521 20.2628 EUR
25p ordinary Sale 711 20.0564 EUR
25p ordinary Sale 783 20.3231 EUR
25p ordinary Sale 2,102 20.2852 EUR
25p ordinary Sale 7,618 20.2887 EUR
25p ordinary Sale 21,239 20.3161 EUR
25p ordinary Sale 27,822 20.2761 EUR

(b) Cash-settled derivative transactions

Class of   Product   Nature of dealing   Number of   Price per
relevant description reference unit
security     securities  
25p ordinary CFD Long 70 20.1947 EUR
25p ordinary CFD Long 72 20.3709 EUR
25p ordinary SWAP Long 500 20.3150 EUR
25p ordinary CFD Long 521 20.2628 EUR
25p ordinary CFD Long 711 20.0564 EUR
25p ordinary SWAP Long 746 20.3549 EUR
25p ordinary CFD Long 752 20.3354 EUR
25p ordinary SWAP Long 2,477 20.3260 EUR
25p ordinary SWAP Long 2,569 20.3116 EUR
25p ordinary SWAP Long 3,010 20.2517 EUR
25p ordinary CFD Long 5,000 20.4282 EUR
25p ordinary CFD Long 10,624 20.2699 EUR
25p ordinary SWAP Short 195 20.2023 EUR
25p ordinary SWAP Short 200 20.1750 EUR
25p ordinary SWAP Expires 06/10/2018 Short 214 20.3686 EUR
25p ordinary CFD Short 783 20.2350 EUR
25p ordinary SWAP Short 2,630 20.2518 EUR
25p ordinary SWAP Short 3,589 20.3602 EUR
25p ordinary SWAP Expires 06/10/2018 Short 5,977 20.3967 EUR
25p ordinary SWAP Expires 06/10/2018 Short 14,093 20.4109 EUR

(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: 629954
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20170905T121546+0100

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC