Form 8.3 - Chiquita Brands International Inc

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FORM 8.3

IRISH TAKEOVER PANEL

DISCLOSURE UNDER RULE 8.3 OF THE IRISH TAKEOVER PANEL ACT, 1997, TAKEOVER RULES, 2007 (AS AMENDED)

DEALINGS BY PERSONS WITH INTERESTS IN RELEVANT SECURITIES REPRESENTING 1% OR MORE

1. KEY INFORMATION

Name of person dealing (Note 1)   Barclays PLC.
Company dealt in  

CHIQUITA BRANDS INTERNATIONAL INC

Class of relevant security to which the dealings being disclosed relate (Note 2)  

$0.01 common shares

Date of dealing  

21 August 2014

2. INTERESTS AND SHORT POSITIONS

(a) Interests and short positions (following dealing) in the class of relevant security dealt in (Note 3)

Class of relevant security:       $0.01 common shares            
Long   Short  
    Number (%) Number (%)
(1) Relevant securities
592,974 1.26% 640 0.00%
           
(2) Derivatives (other than options):
0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
(3) Options and agreements to
purchase/sell: 10,900 0.02% 7,600 0.02%
           
(4) TOTAL:
603,874 1.29% 8,240 0.02%
           
Class of relevant security:   4.25% convertible senior notes due 2016      
Long   Short  
    Number (%) Number (%)
(1) Relevant securities
2,000 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
(2) Derivatives (other than options):
0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
(3) Options and agreements to
purchase/sell: 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
(4) TOTAL:
2,000 0.00% 0 0.00%

(b) Interests and short positions in relevant securities of the company, other than the class dealt in (Note 3)

Class of relevant security:   Long   Short
    Number (%)   Number (%)

(1) Relevant securities

       

(2) Derivatives (other than options)

       

(3) Options and agreements to purchase/sell

       

Total

       

3. DEALINGS (Note 4)

(a) Purchases and sales

Purchase/sale   Number of relevant securities   Price per unit
Purchase 100 13.8100 USD
Purchase 100 13.8800 USD
Purchase 100 13.8900 USD
Purchase 100 13.9600 USD
Purchase 201 13.6800 USD
Purchase 300 13.8866 USD
Purchase 300 13.9067 USD
Purchase 400 13.7950 USD
Purchase 400 13.8725 USD
Purchase 500 13.8780 USD
Purchase 800 13.8637 USD
Purchase 805 13.8442 USD
Purchase 1,000 13.9240 USD
Purchase 1,100 13.8845 USD
Purchase 1,358 13.9045 USD
Purchase 1,500 13.8046 USD
Purchase 1,500 13.9350 USD
Purchase 1,811 13.9906 USD
Purchase 1,995 13.8507 USD
Purchase 2,211 13.9357 USD
Purchase 3,190 14.0301 USD
Purchase 4,000 13.8574 USD
Purchase 4,100 13.8581 USD
Purchase 4,931 13.8861 USD
Purchase 5,000 13.9428 USD
Purchase 10,769 13.8897 USD
Purchase 11,000 13.9117 USD
Purchase 14,800 13.8383 USD
Sale 100 13.7000 USD
Sale 101 13.6900 USD
Sale 125 13.7200 USD
Sale 200 13.6800 USD
Sale 400 13.7377 USD
Sale 500 13.7580 USD
Sale 500 13.8120 USD
Sale 500 13.8500 USD
Sale 700 13.7671 USD
Sale 800 13.8637 USD
Sale 1,004 13.9301 USD
Sale 1,200 13.7066 USD
Sale 1,200 13.8754 USD
Sale 1,230 13.9400 USD
Sale 1,300 13.9378 USD
Sale 2,000 13.8832 USD
Sale 2,496 13.9500 USD
Sale 3,900 13.8735 USD
Sale 7,400 13.8383 USD
Sale 12,569 13.8897 USD
Sale 25,501 13.9303 USD

(b) Derivatives transactions (other than options transactions)

Product name, e.g. CFD  

Nature of transaction

 

(Note 6)

 

Number of relevant securities

 

(Note 7)

 

Price per unit

 

(Note 5)

(c) Options transactions in respect of existing relevant securities

(i) Writing, selling, purchasing or varying

Product name, e.g. call option   Writing, selling, purchasing, varying etc.   Number of securities to which the option relates (Note 7)   Exercise price   Type, e.g. American, European etc. Expiry date   Option money paid/received per unit (Note 5)

(ii) Exercising

Product name, e.g. call option   Number of securities   Exercise price per unit (Note 5)

(d) Other dealings (including transactions in respect of new securities) (Note 4)

Nature of transaction

(Note 8)

  Details   Price per unit

(if applicable) (Note 5)

4. OTHER INFORMATION

Agreements, arrangements or understandings relating to options or derivatives

Full details of any agreement, arrangement or understanding between the person disclosing and any other person relating to the voting rights of any relevant securities under any option referred to on this form or relating to the voting rights or future acquisition or disposal of any relevant securities to which any derivative referred to on this form is referenced. If none, this should be stated.  

Is a Supplemental Form 8 attached? (Note 9) YES

Date of disclosure  

22 August 2014

Contact name   Rajesh Muthanna
Telephone number   020 3555 4634
If a connected EFM, name of offeree/offeror with which connected    
If a connected EFM, state nature of connection (Note 10)    

SUPPLEMENTAL FORM 8

IRISH TAKEOVER PANEL

DISCLOSURE UNDER RULE 8.1 AND RULE 8.3 OF THE IRISH TAKEOVER PANEL ACT, 1997, TAKEOVER RULES, 2007 (AS AMENDED)

DETAILS OF OPEN POSITIONS

(This form should be attached to Form 8.1(a) & (b)(i), Form 8.1(b)(ii) or Form 8.3, as appropriate)

OPEN POSITIONS (Note 1)

Product name   Written or   Number of   Exercise   Type   Expiry
purchased relevant securities price date
to which the option
or derivative
    relates      
Call Options Purchased 10,700 14.0000 American 22 Nov 2014
Call Options Purchased 100 15.0000 American 20 Feb 2015
Call Options Purchased 100 17.0000 American 20 Feb 2015
Call Options Written -2,500 11.0000 American 22 Nov 2014
Put Options Purchased -400 12.0000 American 20 Feb 2015
Put Options Purchased -2,700 13.0000 American 22 Nov 2014
Put Options Purchased -2,000 13.0000 American 20 Feb 2015

Notes

1. Where there are open option positions or open derivative positions (except for CFDs), full details should be given. Full details of any existing agreements to purchase or to sell must also be given on this form.

2. For all prices and other monetary amounts, the currency must be stated.

For full details of disclosure requirements, see Rule 8 of the Rules. If in doubt, consult the Panel.

Short Name: BARCLAYS PLC
Category Code: RET
Sequence Number: 430109
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20140822T140908+0100

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC