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 $0.01 common shares
dealings being disclosed relate (Note 2)  
Date of dealing 7 October 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
589,608 1.26% 12,173 0.03%
           
(2) Derivatives (other than options):
0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
(3) Options and agreements to
purchase/sell: 34,000 0.07% 108,500 0.23%
           
TOTAL:
623,608 1.33% 120,673 0.26%
     
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%
           
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 58 13.9700 USD
Purchase 100 14.0000 USD
Purchase 600 13.9750 USD
Purchase 800 13.9728 USD
Purchase 1,400 14.0142 USD
Purchase 3,783 13.9900 USD
Sale 19 14.0600 USD
Sale 80 13.9900 USD
Sale 100 13.9300 USD
Sale 100 14.0700 USD
Sale 150 13.8908 USD
Sale 200 13.9816 USD
Sale 200 13.9817 USD
Sale 300 13.9600 USD
Sale 300 13.9833 USD
Sale 300 14.0000 USD
Sale 400 13.9728 USD
Sale 508 13.9800 USD
Sale 1,100 14.0172 USD
Sale 1,287 13.9783 USD
Sale 1,300 13.9907 USD
Sale 1,952 13.9750 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   Writing,   Number   Exercise   Type   Expiry   Option
purchasing, of price date money
selling, securities paid/
varying etc to which received
option
    relates        
Call Option Purchasing 16,600 14 USD American 22 Nov 2014 0.4695 USD

(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 (Open Positions) attached?   YES
Date of disclosure: 8 Oct 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  

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 5,000 14.0000 American 18 Oct 2014
Call Options Purchased 27,300 14.0000 American 22 Nov 2014
Call Options Purchased 100 14.0000 American 20 Feb 2015
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
Call Options Written -100,000 13.0000 American 20 Feb 2015
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
Put Options Purchased -500 14.0000 American 22 Nov 2014
Put Options Purchased -400 16.0000 American 22 Nov 2014
Put Options Written 1,400 13.0000 American 18 Oct 2014

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: 436087
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20141008T144627+0100

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC