Form 8.5 (EPT/NON-RI) FRIENDS LIFE GROUP LIMITED

LONDON--()--

FORM 8.5 (EPT/NON-RI)

PUBLIC OPENING POSITION DISCLOSURE/DEALING DISCLOSURE BY AN

EXEMPT PRINCIPAL TRADER WITHOUT RECOGNISED INTERMEDIARY (“RI”) STATUS (OR WHERE RI STATUS IS NOT APPLICABLE)

Rule 8.5 of the Takeover Code (the “Code”)

1. KEY INFORMATION

(a)   Name of exempt principal trader:   BARCLAYS CAPITAL SECURITIES LTD
(b) Name of offeror/offeree in relation to whose

FRIENDS LIFE GROUP LIMITED

  relevant securities this form relates:  
(c) Name of the party to the offer with which exempt FRIENDS LIFE GROUP LIMITED
  principal trader is connected  
(d) Date position held/dealing undertaken: 24 November 2014
(e) Has the EPT previously disclosed, or is it YES:
today disclosing, under the Code in respect AVIVA PLC
  of any other party to this offer?  

2. POSITIONS OF THE EXEMPT PRINCIPAL TRADER

(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:       ORD            
Interests Short Positions
    Number (%) Number (%)
(1) Relevant securities owned
and/or controlled: 3,707,521 0.26% 1,746,490 0.12%
           
(2) Derivatives (other than
options): 1,447,313 0.10% 1,990,586 0.14%
           
(3) Options and agreements to
purchase/sell: 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
(4)
TOTAL: 5,154,834 0.37% 3,737,076 0.26%

All interests and all short positions should be disclosed.

Details of any open derivative or option positions, 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 executive options)

Class of relevant security in relation to which subscription right exists:  
Details, including nature of the rights concerned and relevant percentages:  

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(b), copy table 2(a) or (b) (as appropriate) for each additional class of relevant security.

3. DEALINGS (IF ANY) BY THE EXEMPT PRINCIPAL TRADER

(a) Purchases and sales

Class of relevant   Purchase/sale   Number of   Price per unit
security   securities  
ORD Purchase 199 3.6410 GBP
ORD Purchase 241 3.6534 GBP
ORD Purchase 247 3.7315 GBP
ORD Purchase 340 3.6800 GBP
ORD Purchase 355 3.6869 GBP
ORD Purchase 359 3.6540 GBP
ORD Purchase 359 3.6579 GBP
ORD Purchase 359 3.6580 GBP
ORD Purchase 393 3.6394 GBP
ORD Purchase 405 3.6289 GBP
ORD Purchase 432 3.7480 GBP
ORD Purchase 438 3.6694 GBP
ORD Purchase 440 3.6589 GBP
ORD Purchase 447 3.6735 GBP
ORD Purchase 495 3.6445 GBP
ORD Purchase 500 3.6490 GBP
ORD Purchase 518 3.6745 GBP
ORD Purchase 518 3.6753 GBP
ORD Purchase 529 3.6269 GBP
ORD Purchase 530 3.6535 GBP
ORD Purchase 568 3.6529 GBP
ORD Purchase 622 3.6860 GBP
ORD Purchase 622 3.6868 GBP
ORD Purchase 626 3.6460 GBP
ORD Purchase 628 3.7484 GBP
ORD Purchase 633 3.6599 GBP
ORD Purchase 701 3.6544 GBP
ORD Purchase 701 3.6575 GBP
ORD Purchase 701 3.6584 GBP
ORD Purchase 782 3.6699 GBP
ORD Purchase 813 3.7310 GBP
ORD Purchase 824 3.6429 GBP
ORD Purchase 837 3.6585 GBP
ORD Purchase 878 3.6348 GBP
ORD Purchase 878 3.6525 GBP
ORD Purchase 924 3.6710 GBP
ORD Purchase 985 3.6360 GBP
ORD Purchase 1,005 3.6339 GBP
ORD Purchase 1,028 3.6729 GBP
ORD Purchase 1,037 3.6875 GBP
ORD Purchase 1,037 3.6900 GBP
ORD Purchase 1,060 3.6235 GBP
ORD Purchase 1,060 3.6280 GBP
ORD Purchase 1,060 3.6309 GBP
ORD Purchase 1,060 3.6320 GBP
ORD Purchase 1,060 3.6355 GBP
ORD Purchase 1,060 3.6370 GBP
ORD Purchase 1,060 3.6679 GBP
ORD Purchase 1,064 3.6435 GBP
ORD Purchase 1,072 3.6569 GBP
ORD Purchase 1,073 3.6300 GBP
ORD Purchase 1,086 3.6520 GBP
ORD Purchase 1,089 3.6805 GBP
ORD Purchase 1,091 3.6450 GBP
ORD Purchase 1,093 3.6625 GBP
ORD Purchase 1,095 3.6615 GBP
ORD Purchase 1,128 3.6225 GBP
ORD Purchase 1,133 3.6559 GBP
ORD Purchase 1,161 3.6475 GBP
ORD Purchase 1,169 3.6595 GBP
ORD Purchase 1,169 3.6693 GBP
ORD Purchase 1,180 3.6700 GBP
ORD Purchase 1,182 3.6325 GBP
ORD Purchase 1,201 3.6350 GBP
ORD Purchase 1,239 3.6400 GBP
ORD Purchase 1,244 3.6874 GBP
ORD Purchase 1,268 3.6359 GBP
ORD Purchase 1,275 3.6609 GBP
ORD Purchase 1,328 3.6395 GBP
ORD Purchase 1,359 3.6530 GBP
ORD Purchase 1,392 3.6865 GBP
ORD Purchase 1,412 3.6795 GBP
ORD Purchase 1,448 3.6740 GBP
ORD Purchase 1,574 3.6565 GBP
ORD Purchase 1,649 3.6265 GBP
ORD Purchase 1,676 3.6285 GBP
ORD Purchase 1,791 3.6685 GBP
ORD Purchase 1,816 3.6785 GBP
ORD Purchase 1,868 3.6425 GBP
ORD Purchase 1,874 3.6560 GBP
ORD Purchase 1,903 3.6369 GBP
ORD Purchase 2,005 3.6419 GBP
ORD Purchase 2,088 3.6725 GBP
ORD Purchase 2,279 3.6390 GBP
ORD Purchase 2,467 3.6385 GBP
ORD Purchase 2,482 3.6640 GBP
ORD Purchase 2,506 3.6415 GBP
ORD Purchase 2,544 3.6375 GBP
ORD Purchase 2,594 3.6340 GBP
ORD Purchase 2,933 3.6405 GBP
ORD Purchase 3,245 3.6539 GBP
ORD Purchase 3,416 3.6315 GBP
ORD Purchase 3,519 3.6305 GBP
ORD Purchase 3,583 3.6299 GBP
ORD Purchase 3,827 3.6600 GBP
ORD Purchase 5,125 3.6409 GBP
ORD Purchase 5,805 3.6765 GBP
ORD Purchase 13,268 3.6550 GBP
ORD Purchase 13,831 3.6870 GBP
ORD Purchase 14,432 3.6378 GBP
ORD Purchase 15,318 3.6190 GBP
ORD Purchase 16,333 3.6551 GBP
ORD Purchase 16,373 3.6724 GBP
ORD Purchase 23,976 3.6738 GBP
ORD Purchase 28,914 3.6997 GBP
ORD Purchase 34,917 3.6561 GBP
ORD Purchase 63,708 3.6578 GBP
ORD Purchase 84,987 3.6820 GBP
ORD Purchase 93,531 3.6651 GBP
ORD Purchase 113,329 3.6275 GBP
ORD Purchase 130,292 3.6288 GBP
ORD Purchase 150,484 3.6626 GBP
ORD Purchase 250,000 3.7292 GBP
ORD Purchase 487,764 3.6571 GBP
ORD Purchase 535,258 3.6331 GBP
ORD Purchase 568,183 3.7050 GBP
ORD Purchase 2,413,023 3.6823 GBP
ORD Sale 199 3.6410 GBP
ORD Sale 241 3.6534 GBP
ORD Sale 247 3.7315 GBP
ORD Sale 335 3.6870 GBP
ORD Sale 340 3.6800 GBP
ORD Sale 355 3.6869 GBP
ORD Sale 359 3.6540 GBP
ORD Sale 359 3.6579 GBP
ORD Sale 359 3.6580 GBP
ORD Sale 393 3.6394 GBP
ORD Sale 405 3.6289 GBP
ORD Sale 432 3.7480 GBP
ORD Sale 438 3.6694 GBP
ORD Sale 440 3.6589 GBP
ORD Sale 447 3.6735 GBP
ORD Sale 495 3.6445 GBP
ORD Sale 500 3.6490 GBP
ORD Sale 518 3.6745 GBP
ORD Sale 518 3.6753 GBP
ORD Sale 529 3.6269 GBP
ORD Sale 530 3.6535 GBP
ORD Sale 568 3.6529 GBP
ORD Sale 622 3.6868 GBP
ORD Sale 626 3.6460 GBP
ORD Sale 628 3.7484 GBP
ORD Sale 633 3.6599 GBP
ORD Sale 701 3.6544 GBP
ORD Sale 701 3.6575 GBP
ORD Sale 701 3.6584 GBP
ORD Sale 782 3.6699 GBP
ORD Sale 813 3.7310 GBP
ORD Sale 824 3.6429 GBP
ORD Sale 878 3.6348 GBP
ORD Sale 878 3.6525 GBP
ORD Sale 924 3.6710 GBP
ORD Sale 985 3.6360 GBP
ORD Sale 1,005 3.6339 GBP
ORD Sale 1,028 3.6729 GBP
ORD Sale 1,037 3.6875 GBP
ORD Sale 1,037 3.6900 GBP
ORD Sale 1,060 3.6235 GBP
ORD Sale 1,060 3.6280 GBP
ORD Sale 1,060 3.6309 GBP
ORD Sale 1,060 3.6320 GBP
ORD Sale 1,060 3.6355 GBP
ORD Sale 1,060 3.6370 GBP
ORD Sale 1,060 3.6679 GBP
ORD Sale 1,064 3.6435 GBP
ORD Sale 1,072 3.6569 GBP
ORD Sale 1,073 3.6300 GBP
ORD Sale 1,086 3.6520 GBP
ORD Sale 1,089 3.6805 GBP
ORD Sale 1,091 3.6450 GBP
ORD Sale 1,093 3.6625 GBP
ORD Sale 1,095 3.6615 GBP
ORD Sale 1,128 3.6225 GBP
ORD Sale 1,133 3.6559 GBP
ORD Sale 1,161 3.6475 GBP
ORD Sale 1,169 3.6595 GBP
ORD Sale 1,169 3.6693 GBP
ORD Sale 1,180 3.6700 GBP
ORD Sale 1,182 3.6325 GBP
ORD Sale 1,201 3.6350 GBP
ORD Sale 1,239 3.6400 GBP
ORD Sale 1,244 3.6874 GBP
ORD Sale 1,268 3.6359 GBP
ORD Sale 1,275 3.6609 GBP
ORD Sale 1,328 3.6395 GBP
ORD Sale 1,359 3.6530 GBP
ORD Sale 1,412 3.6795 GBP
ORD Sale 1,448 3.6740 GBP
ORD Sale 1,574 3.6565 GBP
ORD Sale 1,649 3.6265 GBP
ORD Sale 1,676 3.6285 GBP
ORD Sale 1,791 3.6685 GBP
ORD Sale 1,816 3.6785 GBP
ORD Sale 1,868 3.6425 GBP
ORD Sale 1,874 3.6560 GBP
ORD Sale 1,903 3.6369 GBP
ORD Sale 2,005 3.6419 GBP
ORD Sale 2,088 3.6725 GBP
ORD Sale 2,094 3.6190 GBP
ORD Sale 2,279 3.6390 GBP
ORD Sale 2,467 3.6385 GBP
ORD Sale 2,482 3.6640 GBP
ORD Sale 2,506 3.6415 GBP
ORD Sale 2,544 3.6375 GBP
ORD Sale 2,594 3.6340 GBP
ORD Sale 2,933 3.6405 GBP
ORD Sale 3,245 3.6539 GBP
ORD Sale 3,416 3.6315 GBP
ORD Sale 3,519 3.6305 GBP
ORD Sale 3,827 3.6600 GBP
ORD Sale 5,125 3.6409 GBP
ORD Sale 10,564 3.6516 GBP
ORD Sale 10,880 3.6889 GBP
ORD Sale 11,279 3.6879 GBP
ORD Sale 13,268 3.6550 GBP
ORD Sale 22,606 3.6865 GBP
ORD Sale 36,171 3.6996 GBP
ORD Sale 36,780 3.6820 GBP
ORD Sale 40,000 3.7335 GBP
ORD Sale 49,768 3.6606 GBP
ORD Sale 69,271 3.6713 GBP
ORD Sale 75,576 3.6882 GBP
ORD Sale 91,810 3.6758 GBP
ORD Sale 131,464 3.6860 GBP
ORD Sale 133,241 3.6517 GBP
ORD Sale 175,837 3.6585 GBP
ORD Sale 212,272 3.6794 GBP
ORD Sale 250,000 3.7386 GBP
ORD Sale 319,536 3.6844 GBP
ORD Sale 353,583 3.6299 GBP
ORD Sale 370,086 3.6531 GBP
ORD Sale 439,480 3.6960 GBP
ORD Sale 866,000 3.6825 GBP
ORD Sale 870,000 3.6441 GBP

(b) Derivatives transactions (other than options)

Class of   Product   Nature of dealing   Number of   Price per
relevant description reference unit
security     securities  
ORD CFD Long 2 3.6950 GBP
ORD SWAP Long 1,149 3.6770 GBP
ORD CFD Long 1,563 3.7487 GBP
ORD SWAP Long 1,685 3.6439 GBP
ORD SWAP Long 2,100 3.6936 GBP
ORD SWAP Long 2,337 3.6413 GBP
ORD CFD Long 7,500 3.6567 GBP
ORD SWAP Long 9,120 3.6962 GBP
ORD CFD Long 10,000 3.6545 GBP
ORD CFD Long 10,000 3.6747 GBP
ORD CFD Long 15,000 3.7402 GBP
ORD SWAP Long 22,320 3.6549 GBP
ORD CFD Long 35,000 3.6797 GBP
ORD CFD Long 49,768 3.6606 GBP
ORD CFD Long 50,000 3.7407 GBP
ORD CFD Long 50,000 3.7422 GBP
ORD CFD Long 130,842 3.6857 GBP
ORD CFD Long 150,000 3.7023 GBP
ORD CFD Long 285,000 3.6574 GBP
ORD SWAP Long 333,475 3.6519 GBP
ORD CFD Short 1,563 3.7482 GBP
ORD SWAP Short 3,152 3.6469 GBP
ORD CFD Short 20,000 3.7003 GBP
ORD SWAP Short 23,976 3.6738 GBP
ORD CFD Short 31,237 3.6514 GBP
ORD CFD Short 34,917 3.6560 GBP
ORD CFD Short 62,294 3.6720 GBP
ORD CFD Short 63,708 3.6578 GBP
ORD CFD Short 100,534 3.7016 GBP
ORD CFD Short 150,484 3.6626 GBP
ORD CFD Short 387,569 3.7040 GBP

(c) Options transactions in respect of existing securities

(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) Exercising

Class of relevant security   Product description

e.g. call option

  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)

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

Where there have been dealings in more than one class of relevant securities of the offeror or offeree named in 1(b), copy table 3(a), (b), (c) or (d) (as appropriate) for each additional class of relevant security dealt in.

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 exempt principal trader making the disclosure and any party to the offer or any person acting in concert with a party to the offer:

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 exempt principal trader 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: 25 Nov 2014
Contact name: Rajesh Muthanna
Telephone number: 020 3555 4634

Public disclosures under Rule 8 of the Code must be made to a Regulatory Information Service and must also be emailed to the Takeover Panel at monitoring@disclosure.org.uk. 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.

Short Name: BARCLAYS PLC
Category Code: FEO
Sequence Number: 442340
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20141125T170621+0000

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