Form 8.3 - GREENE KING PLC

LONDON--()--

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)   Full name of discloser:   Barclays PLC.
     
(b) Owner or controller of interest and short
  positions disclosed, if different from 1(a):  
(c) Name of offeror/offeree in relation to whose GREENE KING PLC
  relevant securities this form relates:  
(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: 6 May 2015
(f) In addition to the company in 1(c) above, is the discloser making YES:
  disclosures in respect of any other party to the offer? SPIRIT PUB CO PLC

2. POSITIONS OF THE PERSON MAKING THE DISCLOSURE

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) 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: 1,371,177 0.62% 1,313,915 0.60%
           
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:
893,361 0.41% 329,087 0.15%
           
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options)
and agreements to purchase/sell: 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
 
TOTAL: 2,264,538 1.03% 1,643,002 0.75%

All interests and all short positions should be disclosed.

Details of any open stock-settled derivative positions (including traded options), 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 employee options)

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

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

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.

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

(a) Purchases and sales

Class of relevant   Purchase/sale   Number of   Price per unit
security   securities  
ORD Purchase 43 7.9950 GBP
ORD Purchase 81 8.0350 GBP
ORD Purchase 187 8.0370 GBP
ORD Purchase 304 7.9500 GBP
ORD Purchase 305 8.1200 GBP
ORD Purchase 312 8.0400 GBP
ORD Purchase 469 8.0025 GBP
ORD Purchase 513 8.0550 GBP
ORD Purchase 515 7.9925 GBP
ORD Purchase 724 7.9750 GBP
ORD Purchase 796 7.9725 GBP
ORD Purchase 947 7.9800 GBP
ORD Purchase 1,078 7.9993 GBP
ORD Purchase 1,170 8.0050 GBP
ORD Purchase 1,174 8.0028 GBP
ORD Purchase 1,339 7.9850 GBP
ORD Purchase 1,561 7.9975 GBP
ORD Purchase 1,672 7.9700 GBP
ORD Purchase 2,060 7.9932 GBP
ORD Purchase 2,332 7.9886 GBP
ORD Purchase 2,460 7.9900 GBP
ORD Purchase 3,353 8.0100 GBP
ORD Purchase 3,796 8.0342 GBP
ORD Purchase 6,592 7.9944 GBP
ORD Purchase 6,867 8.0000 GBP
ORD Purchase 19,818 7.9941 GBP
ORD Purchase 20,465 8.0017 GBP
ORD Purchase 55,230 8.0038 GBP
ORD Purchase 93,584 8.0003 GBP
ORD Sale 81 8.0350 GBP
ORD Sale 114 7.9950 GBP
ORD Sale 187 8.0370 GBP
ORD Sale 304 7.9500 GBP
ORD Sale 305 8.1200 GBP
ORD Sale 312 8.0400 GBP
ORD Sale 469 7.9975 GBP
ORD Sale 469 8.0025 GBP
ORD Sale 513 8.0550 GBP
ORD Sale 515 7.9925 GBP
ORD Sale 718 8.0050 GBP
ORD Sale 724 7.9750 GBP
ORD Sale 764 7.9936 GBP
ORD Sale 796 7.9725 GBP
ORD Sale 886 7.9994 GBP
ORD Sale 947 7.9800 GBP
ORD Sale 1,339 7.9850 GBP
ORD Sale 1,425 8.1060 GBP
ORD Sale 1,672 7.9700 GBP
ORD Sale 2,460 7.9900 GBP
ORD Sale 2,798 8.0000 GBP
ORD Sale 3,930 7.9881 GBP
ORD Sale 4,202 7.9973 GBP
ORD Sale 5,678 8.1018 GBP
ORD Sale 6,046 7.9974 GBP
ORD Sale 8,459 7.9935 GBP
ORD Sale 11,838 7.9963 GBP
ORD Sale 26,215 7.9971 GBP
ORD Sale 41,586 8.0045 GBP
ORD Sale 56,901 7.9743 GBP
ORD Sale 71,947 7.9991 GBP

(b) Cash-settled derivative transactions

Class of   Product   Nature of dealing   Number of   Price per
relevant description reference unit
security     securities  
ORD CFD Long 764 7.9936 GBP
ORD CFD Long 2,379 7.9986 GBP
ORD SWAP Long 8,602 8.0075 GBP
ORD CFD Long 49,154 8.0167 GBP
ORD SWAP Long 56,901 7.9743 GBP
ORD CFD Long 33,797 7.9994 GBP
ORD SWAP Long 70,268 7.9958 GBP
ORD CFD Short 1,092 7.9975 GBP
ORD CFD Short 1,174 8.0028 GBP
ORD CFD Short 2,060 7.9932 GBP
ORD CFD Short 2,379 7.9853 GBP
ORD CFD Short 4,095 8.0049 GBP
ORD SWAP Short 5,200 8.0081 GBP
ORD CFD Short 8,816 7.9937 GBP
ORD SWAP Short 32,600 7.9995 GBP
ORD SWAP Expires 08/06/2016 Short 63,251 8.0070 GBP
ORD SWAP Short 72,992 8.0022 GBP

(c) Stock-settled derivative transactions (including options)

(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) Exercise

Class of relevant security   Product description

e.g. call option

  Exercising/ exercised against   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)

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:

Irrevocable commitments and letters of intent should not be included. 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: 7 May 2015
Contact name: Jay Supaya
Telephone number: 020 7773 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 monitoring@disclosure.org.uk. The Panel’s Market Surveillance Unit is available for consultation in relation to the Code’s 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: 464733
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20150507T134630+0100

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BARCLAYS PLC

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BARCLAYS PLC