Form 8.3 - ARRIS GROUP INC

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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
  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: 13 July 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: 8,040 0.01% 558,803 0.38%
           
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:
647,359 0.44% 0 0.00%
           
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options)
and agreements to purchase/sell: 17,300 0.01% 34,000 0.02%
           
(4)
TOTAL: 672,699 0.46% 592,803 0.41%

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 12 31.9600 USD
ORD Purchase 100 30.6100 USD
ORD Purchase 100 31.9200 USD
ORD Purchase 100 31.9400 USD
ORD Purchase 200 31.6800 USD
ORD Purchase 200 31.9550 USD
ORD Purchase 286 30.0183 USD
ORD Purchase 300 30.4833 USD
ORD Purchase 300 31.6700 USD
ORD Purchase 400 31.3045 USD
ORD Purchase 460 31.5726 USD
ORD Purchase 500 30.7080 USD
ORD Purchase 500 30.9000 USD
ORD Purchase 700 29.7199 USD
ORD Purchase 900 31.5298 USD
ORD Purchase 1,100 31.0818 USD
ORD Purchase 1,168 30.6583 USD
ORD Purchase 1,600 31.6243 USD
ORD Purchase 3,800 29.7363 USD
ORD Purchase 7,248 31.0618 USD
ORD Purchase 9,100 31.0989 USD
ORD Purchase 13,402 31.3754 USD
ORD Purchase 24,000 30.8085 USD
ORD Purchase 24,200 31.2495 USD
ORD Purchase 40,000 31.6680 USD
ORD Sale 50 30.8400 USD
ORD Sale 100 30.8100 USD
ORD Sale 100 31.2000 USD
ORD Sale 168 31.4821 USD
ORD Sale 200 30.6050 USD
ORD Sale 200 30.9675 USD
ORD Sale 203 31.7333 USD
ORD Sale 300 31.6700 USD
ORD Sale 300 31.7400 USD
ORD Sale 400 30.6850 USD
ORD Sale 400 31.7050 USD
ORD Sale 456 31.1439 USD
ORD Sale 500 31.6280 USD
ORD Sale 600 30.8850 USD
ORD Sale 700 30.8071 USD
ORD Sale 900 30.8288 USD
ORD Sale 1,100 30.9036 USD
ORD Sale 1,300 30.9300 USD
ORD Sale 1,450 30.9386 USD
ORD Sale 1,600 30.7868 USD
ORD Sale 1,620 31.7018 USD
ORD Sale 2,486 30.2510 USD
ORD Sale 3,468 30.7376 USD
ORD Sale 3,800 31.6470 USD
ORD Sale 4,100 29.8160 USD
ORD Sale 4,102 31.6465 USD
ORD Sale 5,000 31.0865 USD
ORD Sale 5,000 31.1888 USD
ORD Sale 6,100 30.8749 USD
ORD Sale 6,100 31.5733 USD
ORD Sale 7,308 31.1550 USD
ORD Sale 8,900 31.6694 USD
ORD Sale 9,575 31.6624 USD
ORD Sale 10,446 31.5126 USD
ORD Sale 10,600 31.6797 USD
ORD Sale 10,732 30.7685 USD
ORD Sale 18,300 31.1482 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   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        
ORD Call Options Selling 1,000 27.5 USD American 20 Nov 2015 3.9000 USD

(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:
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: 14 Jul 2015
Contact name: Rajesh Muthanna
Telephone number: 020 3555 4634

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
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 -2,300 27.5000 American 21 Aug 2015
ORD Put Options Purchased -100 30.0000 American 17 Jul 2015
ORD Put Options Purchased -1,000 32.5000 American 21 Aug 2015
ORD Put Options Written 1,800 25.0000 American 21 Aug 2015
ORD Put Options Written 7,000 30.0000 American 21 Aug 2015
ORD Put Options Written 4,900 40.0000 American 20 Nov 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 2,400 32.5000 American 20 Nov 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 27.5000 American 17 Jul 2015
ORD Call Options Written -1,000 27.5000 American 20 Nov 2015
ORD Call Options Written -500 32.5000 American 17 Jul 2015
ORD Call Options Written -1,500 32.5000 American 21 Aug 2015
ORD Call Options Written -3,500 35.0000 American 17 Jul 2015
ORD Call Options Written -11,500 35.0000 American 21 Aug 2015
ORD Call Options Written -12,100 37.5000 American 20 Nov 2015
ORD Call Options Written -300 40.0000 American 21 Aug 2015
ORD Call Options Written -100 50.0000 American 17 Jul 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: 474748
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20150714T133504+0100

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC