Form 8.3 - ARRIS GROUP INC NEW

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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)   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 ARRIS GROUP INC NEW
  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: 19 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? PACE 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: 29,243 0.02% 879,402 0.60%
           
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:
125,000 0.09% 740,183 0.51%
           
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options)
and agreements to purchase/sell: 4,800 0.00% 21,800 0.01%
           
(4)
TOTAL: 159,043 0.11% 1,641,385 1.11%

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 10 33.9200 USD
ORD Purchase 100 33.6600 USD
ORD Purchase 100 33.6900 USD
ORD Purchase 100 33.7200 USD
ORD Purchase 100 33.8000 USD
ORD Purchase 100 33.9100 USD
ORD Purchase 100 33.9550 USD
ORD Purchase 100 33.9700 USD
ORD Purchase 145 33.6514 USD
ORD Purchase 200 33.6450 USD
ORD Purchase 200 33.8400 USD
ORD Purchase 245 33.6596 USD
ORD Purchase 300 33.5733 USD
ORD Purchase 300 33.6467 USD
ORD Purchase 300 33.6500 USD
ORD Purchase 379 33.8154 USD
ORD Purchase 400 33.6077 USD
ORD Purchase 408 33.6156 USD
ORD Purchase 473 33.9469 USD
ORD Purchase 700 33.6692 USD
ORD Purchase 741 33.6940 USD
ORD Purchase 1,300 33.6176 USD
ORD Purchase 1,400 33.6347 USD
ORD Purchase 1,400 33.6538 USD
ORD Purchase 1,450 33.6606 USD
ORD Purchase 1,641 33.7533 USD
ORD Purchase 3,420 33.6138 USD
ORD Purchase 3,915 33.7600 USD
ORD Purchase 4,003 33.6164 USD
ORD Purchase 5,000 33.5965 USD
ORD Purchase 5,200 33.6005 USD
ORD Purchase 6,369 33.7284 USD
ORD Purchase 6,776 33.6942 USD
ORD Purchase 14,597 33.6400 USD
ORD Purchase 16,078 33.6501 USD
ORD Purchase 38,799 33.6507 USD
ORD Sale 10 33.9200 USD
ORD Sale 100 33.6100 USD
ORD Sale 100 33.6200 USD
ORD Sale 100 33.6450 USD
ORD Sale 100 33.6900 USD
ORD Sale 100 33.7100 USD
ORD Sale 100 33.7900 USD
ORD Sale 200 33.5800 USD
ORD Sale 200 33.6500 USD
ORD Sale 200 33.9500 USD
ORD Sale 300 33.7700 USD
ORD Sale 400 33.6077 USD
ORD Sale 400 33.7275 USD
ORD Sale 490 33.6596 USD
ORD Sale 553 33.6250 USD
ORD Sale 800 33.7573 USD
ORD Sale 1,152 33.8814 USD
ORD Sale 1,200 33.6400 USD
ORD Sale 1,558 33.7600 USD
ORD Sale 1,600 33.6612 USD
ORD Sale 2,700 33.5593 USD
ORD Sale 3,600 33.6453 USD
ORD Sale 3,641 33.6429 USD
ORD Sale 4,076 33.6963 USD
ORD Sale 4,400 33.5720 USD
ORD Sale 6,047 33.5859 USD
ORD Sale 7,776 33.6937 USD
ORD Sale 58,440 33.6519 USD

(b) Cash-settled derivative transactions

Class of relevant security   Product description

e.g. CFD

  Nature of dealing

e.g. opening/closing a long/short position, increasing/reducing a long/short position

  Number of reference securities   Price per unit

(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?   YES
Date of disclosure: 20 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.

143221.01

SUPPLEMENTAL FORM 8 (OPEN POSITIONS)

DETAILS OF OPEN STOCK-SETTLED DERIVATIVE (INCLUDING OPTION) POSITIONS, AGREEMENTS TO PURCHASE OR SELL ETC.

Note 5(i) on Rule 8 of the Takeover Code (the “Code”)

1. KEY INFORMATION

Identity of the person whose positions/dealings   Barclays PLC.
are being disclosed:  
Name of offeror/offeree in relation to whose ARRIS GROUP INC NEW
relevant securities this from relates:  

2. STOCK-SETTLED DERIVATIVES (INCLUDING OPTIONS)

Class   Product   Writing,   Number   Exercise   Type   Expiry
of description purchasing, of price date
relevant selling, securities per unit
security varying etc to which
option
      relates      
ORD Put Options Purchased -2,100 27.5000 American 21 Aug 2015
ORD Put Options Purchased -900 30.0000 American 21 Aug 2015
ORD Put Options Written 1,800 25.0000 American 21 Aug 2015
ORD Call Options Purchased 700 25.0000 American 21 Aug 2015
ORD Call Options Purchased 100 30.0000 American 20 Nov 2015
ORD Call Options Purchased 1,800 35.0000 American 21 Aug 2015
ORD Call Options Purchased 100 35.0000 American 20 Nov 2015
ORD Call Options Purchased 300 37.5000 American 21 Aug 2015
ORD Call Options Written -100 32.5000 American 19 Jun 2015
ORD Call Options Written -900 32.5000 American 21 Aug 2015
ORD Call Options Written -200 35.0000 American 19 Jun 2015
ORD Call Options Written -1,400 37.5000 American 19 Jun 2015
ORD Call Options Written -12,400 37.5000 American 20 Nov 2015
ORD Call Options Written -3,800 40.0000 American 19 Jun 2015

3. AGREEMENTS TO PURCHASE OR SELL ETC.

Full details should be given so that the nature of the interest or position can be fully understood:

It is not necessary to provide details on a Supplemental Form (Open Positions) with regard to cash-settled derivatives.

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

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: 466683
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20150520T125844+0100

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC