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: 4 August 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: 25,342,048 0.74% 21,846,312 0.64%
           
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:
6,684,149 0.20% 10,788,413 0.32%
           
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options)
and agreements to purchase/sell: 1,000,000 0.03% 1,000,000 0.03%
           
(4)
TOTAL: 33,026,197 0.97% 33,634,725 0.98%
 
(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 100 10.8550 GBP
ORD Purchase 275 10.9000 GBP
ORD Purchase 337 10.8675 GBP
ORD Purchase 481 10.8840 GBP
ORD Purchase 482 10.8400 GBP
ORD Purchase 482 10.8450 GBP
ORD Purchase 482 10.9050 GBP
ORD Purchase 534 10.8950 GBP
ADR Purchase 542 17.0352 USD
ORD Purchase 642 10.8425 GBP
ORD Purchase 642 10.8625 GBP
ORD Purchase 684 10.8381 GBP
ORD Purchase 775 10.8858 GBP
ORD Purchase 1,294 10.8500 GBP
ORD Purchase 1,413 10.8700 GBP
ORD Purchase 2,491 10.8889 GBP
ORD Purchase 2,662 10.8900 GBP
ORD Purchase 2,901 10.8669 GBP
ORD Purchase 3,366 10.8766 GBP
ORD Purchase 4,198 10.8463 GBP
ORD Purchase 5,898 10.8650 GBP
ORD Purchase 7,913 10.8687 GBP
ADR Purchase 8,200 17.0778 USD
ORD Purchase 9,267 10.8654 GBP
ORD Purchase 9,842 10.8855 GBP
ORD Purchase 11,687 10.8740 GBP
ORD Purchase 12,454 10.8707 GBP
ORD Purchase 16,660 10.8527 GBP
ORD Purchase 17,980 10.8771 GBP
ORD Purchase 19,990 10.8499 GBP
ORD Purchase 23,502 10.8706 GBP
ORD Purchase 35,835 10.8689 GBP
ORD Purchase 45,509 10.8850 GBP
ORD Purchase 64,199 10.8680 GBP
ORD Purchase 137,451 10.8612 GBP
ORD Sale 100 10.8550 GBP
ORD Sale 337 10.8675 GBP
ORD Sale 482 10.8400 GBP
ORD Sale 482 10.8450 GBP
ORD Sale 482 10.9050 GBP
ORD Sale 534 10.8950 GBP
ADR Sale 542 17.0352 USD
ORD Sale 550 10.9000 GBP
ORD Sale 642 10.8425 GBP
ORD Sale 642 10.8625 GBP
ORD Sale 1,294 10.8500 GBP
ORD Sale 1,413 10.8700 GBP
ORD Sale 2,662 10.8900 GBP
ORD Sale 2,882 10.8671 GBP
ORD Sale 3,693 10.8790 GBP
ORD Sale 4,187 10.8590 GBP
ORD Sale 5,033 10.8776 GBP
ORD Sale 5,041 10.8527 GBP
ORD Sale 5,475 10.8553 GBP
ORD Sale 5,500 10.8636 GBP
ORD Sale 5,998 10.8650 GBP
ADR Sale 8,200 17.0778 USD
ORD Sale 9,310 10.8667 GBP
ORD Sale 10,870 10.8589 GBP
ORD Sale 16,019 10.8574 GBP
ORD Sale 22,185 10.8549 GBP
ORD Sale 53,859 10.8826 GBP
ORD Sale 57,000 10.8603 GBP
ORD Sale 58,361 10.8850 GBP
ORD Sale 58,800 10.8694 GBP
ORD Sale 78,716 10.8599 GBP
ORD Sale 100,503 10.8404 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 271 10.8762 GBP
ORD CFD Long 8,195 10.8787 GBP
ORD SWAP Long 42,153 10.8552 GBP
ORD SWAP Long 58,800 10.8694 GBP
ORD SWAP Long 78,716 10.8600 GBP
ORD CFD Long 88,251 10.8348 GBP
ORD SWAP Short 290 10.8614 GBP
ORD CFD Short 684 10.8381 GBP
ORD CFD Short 775 10.8858 GBP
ORD CFD Short 4,100 10.8849 GBP
ORD CFD Short 4,198 10.8463 GBP
ORD SWAP Short 4,400 10.8700 GBP
ORD CFD Short 9,267 10.8653 GBP
ORD SWAP Short 14,230 10.8517 GBP
ORD CFD Short 15,774 10.8635 GBP
ORD SWAP Short 47,088 10.8678 GBP
ORD CFD Short 32,012 10.8852 GBP
ORD SWAP Short 92,723 10.8542 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: 5 Aug 2015
Contact name: RAJESH MUTHANNA
Telephone number: 020 3555 4634
 
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 10.0000 American 21 Aug 2015
ORD Call Options Purchased 1,000,000 10.5000 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: 478150
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20150805T124435+0100

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