Form 8 (DD) - VANTIV, INC

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FORM 8 (DD)

PUBLIC DEALING DISCLOSURE BY A PARTY TO AN OFFER OR PERSON ACTING IN CONCERT (INCLUDING DEALINGS FOR THE ACCOUNT OF DISCRETIONARY INVESTMENT CLIENTS)

Rules 8.1, 8.2 and 8.4 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 VANTIV INC
  relevant securities this form relates:  
(d) Status of person making the disclosure: CONNECTED TO OFFEREE
(e) Date position held/dealing undertaken: 23 October 2017
(f) In addition to the company in 1(c) above, is the discloser making NO
  disclosures in respect of any other party to the offer?  

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

Class of relevant security:       USD 0.00001 Class A common            
Interests Short Positions
    Number (%) Number (%)
(1) Relevant securities owned
and/or controlled: 8,322 0.01% 39 0.00%
           
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:
0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options)
and agreements to purchase/sell: 6,600 0.00% 19,200 0.01%
           
(4)
TOTAL: 14,922 0.01% 19,239 0.01%

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).

Details of any securities borrowing and lending positions or financial collateral arrangements should be disclosed on a Supplemental Form 8 (SBL).

(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 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

(i) Party to an offer or person acting in concert (except for a principal trader in the same group as a connected adviser)

Class of relevant   Purchase/sale   Number of   Price per unit
security   securities  
USD 0.00001 Class A common Purchase 100 69.8200 USD
USD 0.00001 Class A common Purchase 151 69.3300 USD
USD 0.00001 Class A common Purchase 200 69.9350 USD
USD 0.00001 Class A common Purchase 264 69.8500 USD
USD 0.00001 Class A common Purchase 300 69.4283 USD
USD 0.00001 Class A common Purchase 400 70.1474 USD
USD 0.00001 Class A common Purchase 500 70.0260 USD
USD 0.00001 Class A common Purchase 700 69.8800 USD
USD 0.00001 Class A common Purchase 855 69.7875 USD
USD 0.00001 Class A common Purchase 1,200 69.4025 USD
USD 0.00001 Class A common Purchase 1,200 69.9145 USD
USD 0.00001 Class A common Purchase 1,400 69.8657 USD
USD 0.00001 Class A common Purchase 1,450 69.9124 USD
USD 0.00001 Class A common Purchase 1,600 69.9231 USD
USD 0.00001 Class A common Purchase 2,200 69.8888 USD
USD 0.00001 Class A common Purchase 2,217 69.9061 USD
USD 0.00001 Class A common Purchase 2,900 69.8878 USD
USD 0.00001 Class A common Purchase 7,000 69.8953 USD
USD 0.00001 Class A common Purchase 7,500 69.9024 USD
USD 0.00001 Class A common Purchase 8,000 69.4323 USD
USD 0.00001 Class A common Purchase 10,300 69.8147 USD
USD 0.00001 Class A common Purchase 14,430 69.9693 USD
USD 0.00001 Class A common Purchase 23,438 69.8858 USD
USD 0.00001 Class A common Purchase 28,892 69.8006 USD
USD 0.00001 Class A common Sale 92 69.6200 USD
USD 0.00001 Class A common Sale 100 69.8603 USD
USD 0.00001 Class A common Sale 100 69.9700 USD
USD 0.00001 Class A common Sale 200 69.3100 USD
USD 0.00001 Class A common Sale 200 69.2951 USD
USD 0.00001 Class A common Sale 230 69.8369 USD
USD 0.00001 Class A common Sale 300 69.7700 USD
USD 0.00001 Class A common Sale 400 69.9587 USD
USD 0.00001 Class A common Sale 400 69.8062 USD
USD 0.00001 Class A common Sale 400 69.3425 USD
USD 0.00001 Class A common Sale 500 70.0260 USD
USD 0.00001 Class A common Sale 600 69.3000 USD
USD 0.00001 Class A common Sale 600 69.4325 USD
USD 0.00001 Class A common Sale 600 69.3400 USD
USD 0.00001 Class A common Sale 900 69.4955 USD
USD 0.00001 Class A common Sale 1,100 69.3500 USD
USD 0.00001 Class A common Sale 1,200 69.9000 USD
USD 0.00001 Class A common Sale 1,200 69.4025 USD
USD 0.00001 Class A common Sale 1,400 70.0321 USD
USD 0.00001 Class A common Sale 1,600 69.3539 USD
USD 0.00001 Class A common Sale 1,900 69.4800 USD
USD 0.00001 Class A common Sale 2,600 69.4065 USD
USD 0.00001 Class A common Sale 3,070 69.8178 USD
USD 0.00001 Class A common Sale 3,300 69.9277 USD
USD 0.00001 Class A common Sale 4,400 69.8631 USD
USD 0.00001 Class A common Sale 5,480 69.7835 USD
USD 0.00001 Class A common Sale 5,755 69.4419 USD
USD 0.00001 Class A common Sale 6,000 69.9204 USD
USD 0.00001 Class A common Sale 9,300 69.8398 USD
USD 0.00001 Class A common Sale 11,700 69.9887 USD
USD 0.00001 Class A common Sale 16,550 69.8959 USD
USD 0.00001 Class A common Sale 34,869 69.9375 USD

(ii) Principal trader where the sole reason for the connection is that the principal trader is in the same group as a connected adviser

Class of relevant security   Purchases/ sales   Total number of securities   Highest price per unit paid/received   Lowest price per unit paid/received

(b) Cash-settled derivative transactions

Class of relevant security   Product description

e.g. CFD

  Nature of dealing

e.g. opening/closing a long/short position, increasing/reducing a long/short position

  Number of reference securities   Price per unit

(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 party to the offer or person acting in concert making the disclosure and any other person:

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 party to the offer or person acting in concert 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

Are any Supplemental Forms attached?

Supplemental Form 8 (Open Positions)   YES
Supplemental Form 8 (SBL) NO
Date of disclosure: 24 Oct 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 dealing disclosure requirements on +44 (0)20 7638 0129.

The Code can be viewed on the Panel’s website at www.thetakeoverpanel.org.uk.

SUPPLEMENTAL FORM 8 (OPEN POSITIONS)

DETAILS OF OPEN STOCK-SETTLED DERIVATIVE (INCLUDING OPTION) POSITIONS, AGREEMENTS TO PURCHASE OR SELL ETC.

Note 5(i) on Rule 8 of the Takeover Code (the “Code”)

1. KEY INFORMATION

Identity of the person whose positions/dealings   Barclays PLC.
are being disclosed:  
Name of offeror/offeree in relation to whose VANTIV INC
relevant securities this from relates:  

2. STOCK-SETTLED DERIVATIVES (INCLUDING OPTIONS)

Class   Product   Writing,   Number   Exercise   Type   Expiry
of description purchasing, of price date
relevant selling, securities per unit
security varying etc to which
option
      relates      
USD 0.00001 Class A common Put Options Written 800 70.0000 American 17 Nov 2017
USD 0.00001 Class A common

Call Options

Written -100 70.0000 American 17 Nov 2017
USD 0.00001 Class A common Put Options Purchased -100 50.0000 American 18 May 2018
USD 0.00001 Class A common Put Options Written 2,400 60.0000 American 17 Nov 2017
USD 0.00001 Class A common Call Options Purchased 2,000 60.0000 American 16 Feb 2018
USD 0.00001 Class A common Put Options Purchased -400 75.0000 American 16 Feb 2018
USD 0.00001 Class A common Call Options Written -1,700 75.0000 American 17 Nov 2017
USD 0.00001 Class A common Put Options Purchased -100 35.0000 American 16 Feb 2018
USD 0.00001 Class A common Put Options Purchased -200 65.0000 American 16 Feb 2018
USD 0.00001 Class A common Call Options Written -200 85.0000 American 16 Feb 2018
USD 0.00001 Class A common Call Options Written -200 80.0000 American 17 Nov 2017
USD 0.00001 Class A common Call Options Written -500 70.0000 American 16 Feb 2018
USD 0.00001 Class A common Call Options Written -600 75.0000 American 16 Feb 2018
USD 0.00001 Class A common Put Options Written 400 70.0000 American 16 Feb 2018
USD 0.00001 Class A common Call Options Written -11,500 65.0000 American 17 Nov 2017
USD 0.00001 Class A common Call Options Purchased 600 65.0000 American 16 Feb 2018
USD 0.00001 Class A common Call Options Purchased 400 60.0000 American 17 Nov 2017
USD 0.00001 Class A common Put Options Purchased -1,600 65.0000 American 17 Nov 2017
USD 0.00001 Class A common Put Options Purchased -2,000 45.0000 American 16 Feb 2018

3. AGREEMENTS TO PURCHASE OR SELL ETC.

Full details should be given so that the nature of the interest or position can be fully understood:

It is not necessary to provide details on a Supplemental Form (Open Positions) with regard to cash-settled derivatives.

The currency of all prices and other monetary amounts should be stated.

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: DCC
Sequence Number: 634699
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20171024T105626+0100

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC