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: 6 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? 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: 26,926 0.02% 268,105 0.18%
           
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:
125,000 0.09% 414,359 0.28%
           
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options)
and agreements to purchase/sell: 19,300 0.01% 28,600 0.02%
           
(4)
TOTAL: 171,226 0.12% 711,064 48.00%

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 100 28.6800 USD
ORD Purchase 200 27.9100 USD
ORD Purchase 340 28.1052 USD
ORD Purchase 650 27.9592 USD
ORD Purchase 651 27.9606 USD
ORD Purchase 651 27.9607 USD
ORD Purchase 1,200 28.1866 USD
ORD Purchase 1,230 28.0329 USD
ORD Purchase 1,723 28.1584 USD
ORD Purchase 1,800 28.0747 USD
ORD Purchase 2,500 27.9890 USD
ORD Purchase 3,750 28.2331 USD
ORD Purchase 4,011 28.0058 USD
ORD Purchase 4,300 28.0526 USD
ORD Purchase 8,000 28.0261 USD
ORD Purchase 8,700 28.0054 USD
ORD Purchase 9,881 28.1823 USD
ORD Purchase 11,055 28.3100 USD
ORD Purchase 11,879 28.0856 USD
ORD Purchase 11,879 28.1600 USD
ORD Purchase 15,287 28.4541 USD
ORD Purchase 15,683 28.1055 USD
ORD Purchase 18,624 27.8900 USD
ORD Purchase 22,649 28.0778 USD
ORD Purchase 28,376 28.3386 USD
ORD Purchase 62,100 28.4500 USD
ORD Purchase 81,000 29.2000 USD
ORD Sale 65 27.8900 USD
ORD Sale 100 27.8600 USD
ORD Sale 200 28.1525 USD
ORD Sale 509 28.4508 USD
ORD Sale 600 28.2333 USD
ORD Sale 651 27.9606 USD
ORD Sale 1,600 28.1365 USD
ORD Sale 1,900 28.0197 USD
ORD Sale 2,800 28.0826 USD
ORD Sale 2,800 28.3825 USD
ORD Sale 2,900 27.9344 USD
ORD Sale 3,660 28.0306 USD
ORD Sale 4,300 28.1865 USD
ORD Sale 4,724 28.0287 USD
ORD Sale 6,900 27.9997 USD
ORD Sale 7,700 27.9935 USD
ORD Sale 14,000 28.0162 USD
ORD Sale 20,000 28.3139 USD
ORD Sale 23,758 28.0856 USD
ORD Sale 24,239 28.0911 USD
ORD Sale 42,503 28.3719 USD
ORD Sale 62,100 28.4500 USD
ORD Sale 81,000 29.2000 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:
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: 7 Aug 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
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 -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 600 32.5000 American 21 Aug 2015
ORD Call Options Purchased 3,900 32.5000 American 20 Nov 2015
ORD Call Options Purchased 300 37.5000 American 21 Aug 2015
ORD Call Options Written -1,200 27.5000 American 20 Nov 2015
ORD Call Options Written -200 30.0000 American 21 Aug 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

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: 478576
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20150807T131058+0100

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC