Form 8.3 - C&C GROUP PLC

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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) Identity of the person whose positions/dealings are being disclosed:  

Barclays PLC.

(b) Owner or controller of interests and short positions disclosed, if different from 1(a):

The naming of nominee or vehicle companies is insufficient

   
(c) Name of offeror/offeree in relation to whose relevant securities this form relates:

Use a separate form for each offeror/offeree

 

C&C GROUP PLC

(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:  

11 DEC 2014

(f) Has the discloser previously disclosed, or are they today disclosing, under the Code in respect of any other party to this offer?  

YES:

GREENE KING PLC

SPIRIT PUB COMPANY PLC

2. POSITIONS OF THE PERSON MAKING THE DISCLOSURE

(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: 1,413,726 0.41% 1,709,034 0.49%
           
(2) Derivatives (other than
options): 1,666,358 0.48% 639,049 0.18%
           
(3) Options and agreements to
purchase/sell: 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
(4)
TOTAL: 3,080,084 0.89% 2,348,083 0.67%

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

3. DEALINGS (IF ANY) BY THE PERSON MAKING THE DISCLOSURE

(a) Purchases and sales

Class of relevant   Purchase/sale   Number of   Price per unit  
security   securities  
ORD Purchase 187 3.4813 EUR
ORD Purchase 330 3.4765 EUR
ORD Purchase 330 3.4835 EUR
ORD Purchase 430 3.4755 EUR
ORD Purchase 434 3.4805 EUR
ORD Purchase 591 3.4840 EUR
ORD Purchase 671 3.4890 EUR
ORD Purchase 1,056 3.5010 EUR
ORD Purchase 1,361 3.5226 EUR
ORD Purchase 1,377 3.4888 EUR
ORD Purchase 10,230 3.5292 EUR
ORD Purchase 11,229 3.5099 EUR
ORD Purchase 14,947 3.5141 EUR
ORD Purchase 18,706 3.5014 EUR
ORD Purchase 24,888 3.5269 EUR
ORD Purchase 48,992 3.5074 EUR
ORD Sale 187 3.4813 EUR
ORD Sale 330 3.4765 EUR
ORD Sale 330 3.4835 EUR
ORD Sale 430 3.4755 EUR
ORD Sale 434 3.4805 EUR
ORD Sale 671 3.4890 EUR
ORD Sale 1,049 3.5023 EUR
ORD Sale 1,056 3.5010 EUR
ORD Sale 2,382 3.4819 EUR
ORD Sale 2,433 3.4941 EUR
ORD Sale 2,854 3.5076 EUR
ORD Sale 9,451 3.5019 EUR
ORD Sale 14,520 3.5085 EUR
ORD Sale 15,281 3.5118 EUR
ORD Sale 22,894 3.5247 EUR
ORD Sale 26,948 3.5339 EUR
 
(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 300 3.5158 EUR
ORD SWAP Long 1,537 3.5483 EUR
ORD CFD Long 4,074 3.5101 EUR
ORD SWAP Long 9,670 3.5065 EUR
ORD SWAP Long 12,402 3.5085 EUR
ORD CFD Long 22,594 3.5241 EUR
ORD CFD Long 26,948 3.5339 EUR
ORD CFD Short 100 3.5078 EUR
ORD SWAP Short 1,361 3.5226 EUR
ORD SWAP Short 1,798 3.5159 EUR
ORD SWAP Short 7,103 3.5094 EUR
ORD CFD Short 3,725 3.4935 EUR
ORD SWAP Short 10,230 3.5292 EUR
ORD CFD Short 11,229 3.5099 EUR
ORD CFD Short 13,149 3.5139 EUR
ORD SWAP Short 13,149 3.5139 EUR
ORD SWAP Short 17,785 3.5339 EUR
ORD SWAP Short 18,706 3.5014 EUR
ORD CFD Short 27,667 3.5100 EUR

(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(c), 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 person 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 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?  
Date of disclosure:  

12 DEC 2014

Contact name:

Sushil Vashisht

Telephone number:

020 7773 0744

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: RET
Sequence Number: 444571
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20141212T132554+0000

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC