Form 8.3 - BG GROUP 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

BG GROUP 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: 16 June 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? ROYAL DUTCH SHELL 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: 23,634,297 0.69% 16,319,870 0.48%
           
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:
6,740,026 0.20% 9,395,274 0.28%
           
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options)
and agreements to purchase/sell: 1,000,000 0.03% 3,000,000 0.09%
           
(4)
TOTAL: 31,374,323 0.92% 28,715,144 0.84%
           
(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:  
 
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 125 10.7450 GBP
ORD Purchase 169 10.8495 GBP
ORD Purchase 360 10.8250 GBP
ORD Purchase 447 10.7850 GBP
ORD Purchase 516 10.8450 GBP
ORD Purchase 651 10.7950 GBP
ORD Purchase 651 10.8000 GBP
ORD Purchase 651 10.8325 GBP
ORD Purchase 814 10.8375 GBP
ORD Purchase 976 10.8950 GBP
ORD Purchase 1,185 10.7589 GBP
ORD Purchase 1,270 10.8050 GBP
ORD Purchase 1,602 10.7786 GBP
ORD Purchase 1,957 10.8300 GBP
ORD Purchase 2,600 10.7700 GBP
ORD Purchase 2,864 10.8150 GBP
ORD Purchase 3,247 10.7600 GBP
ORD Purchase 3,313 10.8350 GBP
ORD Purchase 5,341 10.8014 GBP
ORD Purchase 7,570 10.8068 GBP
ORD Purchase 9,930 10.8034 GBP
ORD Purchase 12,065 10.8151 GBP
ORD Purchase 14,168 10.8198 GBP
ORD Purchase 16,262 10.8065 GBP
ORD Purchase 16,856 10.8182 GBP
ORD Purchase 19,510 10.8126 GBP
ORD Purchase 33,797 10.7955 GBP
ADR Purchase 34,000 16.8000 USD
ORD Purchase 41,919 10.8082 GBP
ORD Purchase 48,231 10.8096 GBP
ORD Purchase 48,309 10.8100 GBP
ORD Purchase 50,000 10.8333 GBP
ORD Purchase 80,500 10.7679 GBP
ORD Purchase 141,875 10.8158 GBP
ORD Purchase 168,949 10.8102 GBP
ORD Purchase 200,000 10.8078 GBP
ORD Sale 125 10.7450 GBP
ORD Sale 169 10.8495 GBP
ORD Sale 170 10.7870 GBP
ORD Sale 250 10.7468 GBP
ORD Sale 447 10.7850 GBP
ORD Sale 460 10.7970 GBP
ORD Sale 516 10.8450 GBP
ORD Sale 575 10.8280 GBP
ORD Sale 584 10.7758 GBP
ORD Sale 651 10.7950 GBP
ORD Sale 651 10.8325 GBP
ORD Sale 653 10.7646 GBP
ORD Sale 745 10.7957 GBP
ORD Sale 814 10.8375 GBP
ORD Sale 895 10.8018 GBP
ORD Sale 976 10.8950 GBP
ORD Sale 1,063 10.8355 GBP
ORD Sale 1,270 10.8050 GBP
ORD Sale 1,510 10.8386 GBP
ORD Sale 1,525 10.8026 GBP
ORD Sale 1,586 10.7866 GBP
ORD Sale 1,957 10.8300 GBP
ORD Sale 2,185 10.7808 GBP
ORD Sale 2,256 10.8350 GBP
ORD Sale 2,600 10.7700 GBP
ORD Sale 2,722 10.7978 GBP
ORD Sale 2,864 10.8150 GBP
ORD Sale 3,150 10.8510 GBP
ORD Sale 3,247 10.7600 GBP
ORD Sale 3,338 10.7856 GBP
ORD Sale 3,338 10.7966 GBP
ORD Sale 3,480 10.8040 GBP
ORD Sale 4,300 10.8186 GBP
ORD Sale 4,360 10.8383 GBP
ORD Sale 5,739 10.8250 GBP
ORD Sale 6,600 10.7968 GBP
ORD Sale 7,083 10.7736 GBP
ORD Sale 8,001 10.8000 GBP
ORD Sale 14,516 10.7793 GBP
ORD Sale 15,664 10.8108 GBP
ORD Sale 17,008 10.7912 GBP
ORD Sale 23,511 10.7995 GBP
ORD Sale 25,764 10.7756 GBP
ORD Sale 26,573 10.8060 GBP
ORD Sale 28,853 10.8172 GBP
ORD Sale 29,325 10.8042 GBP
ORD Sale 34,000 10.7829 GBP
ADR Sale 34,000 16.8000 USD
ORD Sale 34,816 10.8020 GBP
ORD Sale 49,236 10.7930 GBP
ORD Sale 79,432 10.8100 GBP
ORD Sale 82,784 10.7921 GBP
ORD Sale 250,000 10.8090 GBP
ORD Sale 1,916,007 10.7800 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 227 10.7683 GBP
ORD SWAP Long 1,184 10.8261 GBP
ORD SWAP Long 8,042 10.7674 GBP
ORD CFD Long 26,573 10.8060 GBP
ORD CFD Long 34,000 10.7829 GBP
ORD SWAP Long 52,749 10.8038 GBP
ORD SWAP Long 68,452 10.7889 GBP
ORD CFD Short 165 10.7776 GBP
ORD CFD Short 1,437 10.7787 GBP
ORD CFD Short 5,000 10.7612 GBP
ORD SWAP Short 11,146 10.8079 GBP
ORD CFD Short 50,000 10.8333 GBP
ORD SWAP Short 50,527 10.8161 GBP
ORD SWAP Short 52,648 10.8106 GBP
ORD CFD Short 78,088 10.8223 GBP
ORD SWAP Short 200,000 10.8078 GBP
(c) Stock-settled derivative transactions (including options)
(i) Writing, selling, purchasing or varying            
Class Product Writing, Number Exercise Type Expiry Option
of description purchasing, of price date money
relevant selling, securities per unit paid/
security varying etc to which received
option per unit
      relates        
               
 
(ii) Exercising      
Class of relevant Product description Exercising/ exercised against Number of Exercise price per
security     securities unit
         
 
(d) Other dealings (including subscribing for new securities)    
Class of relevant Nature of Dealings Details Price per unit (if
security     applicable)
       
4. OTHER INFORMATION
(a) Indemnity and other dealings 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:
 
 
 
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 of future acquisition or disposal of any relevant securities to which any derivative is referenced:

 
 
 

 

NONE
(c) Attachments
Is a Supplemental Form 8 (Open Positions) attached? YES
Date of disclosure: 17 Jun 2015
Contact name: Jay Supaya
Telephone number: 020 7773 0635
 
SUPPLEMENTAL FORM 8 (OPEN POSITIONS)
DETAILS OF OPEN OPTION AND DERIVATIVE 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 BG GROUP PLC
relevant securities this from relates:  
 
2. OPTIONS AND DERIVATIVES          
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 -1,000,000 1000.0000 American 21 Aug 2015
ORD Call Options Purchased 1,000,000 1050.0000 American 21 Aug 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:

Short Name: BARCLAYS PLC
Category Code: RET
Sequence Number: 470920
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20150617T130653+0100

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