Form 8.3 - SYNERGY HEALTH 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 SYNERGY HEALTH 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: 06 October 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? STERIS CORPORATION

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: 1,319,240 2.23% 7,093 0.01%
           
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:
869 0.00% 1,286,261 2.17%
           
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options)
and agreements to purchase/sell: 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
(4)
TOTAL: 1,320,109 2.23% 1,293,354 2.19%

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 42 23.1200 GBP
ORD Purchase 75 23.0800 GBP
ORD Purchase 129 23.0700 GBP
ORD Purchase 135 23.1300 GBP
ORD Purchase 162 23.0550 GBP
ORD Purchase 196 23.0500 GBP
ORD Purchase 197 23.1500 GBP
ORD Purchase 248 23.1088 GBP
ORD Purchase 268 23.1600 GBP
ORD Purchase 685 23.1293 GBP
ORD Purchase 877 23.1135 GBP
ORD Purchase 893 23.1588 GBP
ORD Purchase 989 23.1812 GBP
ORD Purchase 2,117 23.1061 GBP
ORD Purchase 4,873 23.1400 GBP
ORD Purchase 21,886 23.0952 GBP
ORD Sale 7 23.1228 GBP
ORD Sale 10 23.0200 GBP
ORD Sale 42 23.1200 GBP
ORD Sale 75 23.0800 GBP
ORD Sale 129 23.0700 GBP
ORD Sale 135 23.1300 GBP
ORD Sale 162 23.0550 GBP
ORD Sale 196 23.0500 GBP
ORD Sale 197 23.1500 GBP
ORD Sale 268 23.1600 GBP
ORD Sale 3,329 23.0781 GBP
ORD Sale 4,738 23.1400 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 4 23.0675 GBP
ORD CFD Long 5 23.0180 GBP
ORD CFD Long 5 23.1280 GBP
ORD CFD Long 6 23.0166 GBP
ORD CFD Long 8 23.0475 GBP
ORD CFD Long 9 23.0477 GBP
ORD CFD Long 15 23.0973 GBP
ORD CFD Long 24 23.1570 GBP
ORD CFD Long 32 23.0521 GBP
ORD CFD Long 54 23.0372 GBP
ORD CFD Long 57 23.1473 GBP
ORD CFD Long 60 23.1271 GBP
ORD CFD Long 74 23.0471 GBP
ORD CFD Long 85 23.0671 GBP
ORD CFD Long 86 23.0473 GBP
ORD CFD Long 90 23.0472 GBP
ORD CFD Long 110 23.1571 GBP
ORD CFD Long 120 23.1171 GBP
ORD CFD Long 130 23.0522 GBP
ORD CFD Long 140 22.9972 GBP
ORD CFD Long 160 23.1172 GBP
ORD CFD Long 179 23.0672 GBP
ORD CFD Long 204 23.1228 GBP
ORD CFD Long 238 23.1472 GBP
ORD CFD Long 240 23.0572 GBP
ORD CFD Long 245 23.0772 GBP
ORD CFD Long 250 23.0972 GBP
ORD CFD Long 346 23.1371 GBP
ORD CFD Long 374 23.1272 GBP
ORD CFD Long 637 23.1372 GBP
ORD SWAP Long 997 23.0194 GBP
ORD CFD Short 109 23.0434 GBP
ORD CFD Short 576 23.1493 GBP
ORD CFD Short 2,117 23.1061 GBP
ORD CFD Short 25,919 23.1109 GBP

(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?   NO
Date of disclosure: 7 Oct 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.

Short Name: BARCLAYS PLC
Category Code: RET
Sequence Number: 488462
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20151007T141449+0100

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC