FORM 8.3



Rule 8.3 of the Takeover Code (the “Code”)


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


  relevant securities this form relates:  
(c) Name of the party to the offer with which exempt CATLIN GROUP PLC
  principal trader is connected  
(d) Date position held/dealing undertaken: 17 December 2014
(e) Has the EPT previously disclosed, or is it
today disclosing, under the Code in respect NO
  of any other party to this offer?  


(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: 1,512,220 0.42% 887,422 0.24%
(2) Derivatives (other than
options): 550,264 0.15% 1,267,132 0.35%
(3) Options and agreements to
purchase/sell: 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
TOTAL: 2,062,484 0.57% 2,154,554 0.59%

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.


(a) Purchases and sales

Class of relevant   Purchase/sale   Number of   Price per unit
security   securities  
ORD Purchase 60 6.4050 GBP
ORD Purchase 78 6.5200 GBP
ORD Purchase 119 6.4059 GBP
ORD Purchase 206 6.0200 GBP
ORD Purchase 239 5.9600 GBP
ORD Purchase 444 6.0800 GBP
ORD Purchase 501 6.0450 GBP
ORD Purchase 651 5.9850 GBP
ORD Purchase 664 6.0550 GBP
ORD Purchase 702 6.0750 GBP
ORD Purchase 721 6.0414 GBP
ORD Purchase 771 5.9700 GBP
ORD Purchase 808 6.4525 GBP
ORD Purchase 849 5.9750 GBP
ORD Purchase 855 6.0350 GBP
ORD Purchase 997 5.9350 GBP
ORD Purchase 1,065 5.9300 GBP
ORD Purchase 1,096 6.0650 GBP
ORD Purchase 1,269 6.3957 GBP
ORD Purchase 1,304 6.4466 GBP
ORD Purchase 1,346 6.0300 GBP
ORD Purchase 1,429 6.0700 GBP
ORD Purchase 1,446 6.0500 GBP
ORD Purchase 2,104 6.5297 GBP
ORD Purchase 3,077 5.9900 GBP
ORD Purchase 3,280 6.0489 GBP
ORD Purchase 3,633 6.3940 GBP
ORD Purchase 5,118 6.4384 GBP
ORD Purchase 6,997 6.4686 GBP
ORD Purchase 7,786 6.4381 GBP
ORD Purchase 9,455 6.0327 GBP
ORD Purchase 12,561 6.1969 GBP
ORD Purchase 13,416 6.0098 GBP
ORD Purchase 14,033 6.5168 GBP
ORD Purchase 27,480 6.6386 GBP
ORD Purchase 34,691 6.4000 GBP
ORD Purchase 44,256 6.4506 GBP
ORD Purchase 49,255 6.6399 GBP
ORD Purchase 50,000 6.0569 GBP
ORD Purchase 141,740 6.4500 GBP
ORD Purchase 206,719 6.4534 GBP
ORD Purchase 388,832 6.6553 GBP
ORD Purchase 694,965 6.4303 GBP
ORD Sale 73 6.5206 GBP
ORD Sale 83 6.5200 GBP
ORD Sale 206 6.0200 GBP
ORD Sale 239 5.9600 GBP
ORD Sale 311 6.5000 GBP
ORD Sale 444 6.0800 GBP
ORD Sale 501 6.0450 GBP
ORD Sale 651 5.9850 GBP
ORD Sale 664 6.0550 GBP
ORD Sale 702 6.0750 GBP
ORD Sale 771 5.9700 GBP
ORD Sale 849 5.9750 GBP
ORD Sale 855 6.0350 GBP
ORD Sale 997 5.9350 GBP
ORD Sale 1,006 6.2373 GBP
ORD Sale 1,065 5.9300 GBP
ORD Sale 1,096 6.0650 GBP
ORD Sale 1,171 6.4335 GBP
ORD Sale 1,346 6.0300 GBP
ORD Sale 1,429 6.0700 GBP
ORD Sale 1,446 6.0500 GBP
ORD Sale 1,720 6.0373 GBP
ORD Sale 1,728 6.0360 GBP
ORD Sale 2,600 6.4113 GBP
ORD Sale 3,077 5.9900 GBP
ORD Sale 3,267 6.5915 GBP
ORD Sale 3,844 6.4341 GBP
ORD Sale 4,042 5.9340 GBP
ORD Sale 14,576 6.4766 GBP
ORD Sale 16,687 6.0502 GBP
ORD Sale 18,431 5.9047 GBP
ORD Sale 21,119 6.4500 GBP
ORD Sale 22,668 6.4625 GBP
ORD Sale 33,806 6.4592 GBP
ORD Sale 39,936 6.4692 GBP
ORD Sale 42,500 6.7550 GBP
ORD Sale 43,391 6.0429 GBP
ORD Sale 44,466 6.0264 GBP
ORD Sale 408,180 6.4148 GBP
ORD Sale 419,754 6.7095 GBP

(b) Derivatives transactions (other than options)

Class of   Product   Nature of dealing   Number of   Price per
relevant description reference unit
security     securities  
ORD SWAP Long 500 5.8550 GBP
ORD SWAP Long 1,004 5.9015 GBP
ORD CFD Long 1,006 6.2373 GBP
ORD SWAP Long 1,043 6.0599 GBP
ORD CFD Long 1,234 6.3960 GBP
ORD SWAP Long 1,415 5.8875 GBP
ORD SWAP Long 2,600 6.4113 GBP
ORD CFD Long 5,000 6.5094 GBP
ORD CFD Long 6,488 6.0660 GBP
ORD SWAP Long 17,508 6.0267 GBP
ORD CFD Long 26,494 6.7378 GBP
ORD CFD Long 14,421 6.0519 GBP
ORD CFD Long 37,095 6.4576 GBP
ORD CFD Long 38,938 5.9684 GBP
ORD CFD Long 42,500 6.7550 GBP
ORD SWAP Short 119 6.4059 GBP
ORD SWAP Short 1,269 6.3956 GBP
ORD CFD Short 1,304 6.4466 GBP
ORD CFD Short 1,900 6.4506 GBP
ORD SWAP Short 3,280 6.0489 GBP
ORD CFD Short 3,633 6.3940 GBP
ORD SWAP Short 4,890 6.0361 GBP
ORD CFD Short 5,118 6.4380 GBP
ORD SWAP Short 5,392 6.0320 GBP
ORD CFD Short 6,997 6.4686 GBP
ORD CFD Short 12,169 6.5473 GBP
ORD SWAP Short 694,965 6.4303 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(c), copy table 3(a), (b), (c) or (d) (as appropriate) for each additional class of relevant security dealt in.


(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”


(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”


(c) Attachments

Is a Supplemental Form 8 (Open Positions) attached?   NO
Date of disclosure: 18 Dec 2014
Contact name: Jay Supaya
Telephone number: 0207 773 0635

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 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

Category Code: FEO
Sequence Number: 445429
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20141218T120444+0000