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 interests and short positions disclosed, if different from 1(a):

The naming of nominee or vehicle companies is insufficient. For a trust, the trustee(s), settlor and beneficiaries must be named.

   
(c) Name of offeror/offeree in relation to whose relevant securities this form relates:

Use a separate form for each offeror/offeree

 

SYNERGY HEALTH PLC

(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:

For an opening position disclosure, state the latest practicable date prior to the disclosure

 

7 Oct 2015

(f) In addition to the company in 1(c) above, is the discloser making disclosures in respect of any other party to the offer?

If it is a cash offer or possible cash offer, state “N/A”

 

YES

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: 1,345,146 2.27% 8,190 0.01%
           
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:
1,550 0.00% 1,312,278 2.22%
           
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options)
and agreements to purchase/sell: 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
(4)
TOTAL: 1,346,696 2.28% 1,320,468 2.23%

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

(a)   Purchases and sales          
Class of relevant Purchase/sale Number of Price per unit
security   securities  
ORD Purchase 4 22.9300 GBP
ORD Purchase 4 22.8700 GBP
ORD Purchase 7 22.9600 GBP
ORD Purchase 8 22.9250 GBP
ORD Purchase 9 22.9000 GBP
ORD Purchase 17 22.8150 GBP
ORD Purchase 19 22.9150 GBP
ORD Purchase 20 22.8900 GBP
ORD Purchase 27 22.9200 GBP
ORD Purchase 57 22.9800 GBP
ORD Purchase 130 22.9100 GBP
ORD Purchase 130 22.8400 GBP
ORD Purchase 130 22.8376 GBP
ORD Purchase 137 22.8960 GBP
ORD Purchase 631 22.9079 GBP
ORD Purchase 1,379 22.9129 GBP
ORD Purchase 1,386 22.8840 GBP
ORD Purchase 1,559 22.8247 GBP
ORD Purchase 3,986 22.9082 GBP
ORD Purchase 18,654 22.9124 GBP
ORD Sale 4 22.9300 GBP
ORD Sale 4 22.8800 GBP
ORD Sale 4 22.8700 GBP
ORD Sale 7 22.9600 GBP
ORD Sale 8 22.9250 GBP
ORD Sale 9 22.9000 GBP
ORD Sale 15 22.7900 GBP
ORD Sale 17 22.8150 GBP
ORD Sale 19 22.9150 GBP
ORD Sale 20 22.8900 GBP
ORD Sale 27 22.9200 GBP
ORD Sale 57 22.9800 GBP
ORD Sale 121 22.8647 GBP
ORD Sale 130 22.9100 GBP
ORD Sale 130 22.8400 GBP
ORD Sale 818 22.9275 GBP
ORD Sale 2,208 22.9186 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 2 22.7850 GBP
ORD CFD Long 2 22.8250 GBP
ORD CFD Long 2 22.8350 GBP
ORD CFD Long 2 22.8700 GBP
ORD CFD Long 2 22.9350 GBP
ORD CFD Long 2 22.9500 GBP
ORD CFD Long 2 22.9700 GBP
ORD CFD Long 2 22.9750 GBP
ORD CFD Long 3 22.8466 GBP
ORD CFD Long 3 22.8566 GBP
ORD CFD Long 3 22.8866 GBP
ORD CFD Long 3 22.9000 GBP
ORD CFD Long 3 22.9266 GBP
ORD CFD Long 3 22.9666 GBP
ORD CFD Long 4 22.8125 GBP
ORD CFD Long 4 22.8475 GBP
ORD CFD Long 4 22.8675 GBP
ORD CFD Long 4 22.8975 GBP
ORD CFD Long 4 22.9075 GBP
ORD CFD Long 4 22.9275 GBP
ORD CFD Long 4 22.9300 GBP
ORD CFD Long 4 22.9650 GBP
ORD CFD Long 4 22.9775 GBP
ORD CFD Long 5 22.8680 GBP
ORD CFD Long 5 22.8780 GBP
ORD CFD Long 5 22.8920 GBP
ORD CFD Long 5 22.9380 GBP
ORD CFD Long 5 22.9480 GBP
ORD CFD Long 5 22.9800 GBP
ORD CFD Long 6 22.7966 GBP
ORD CFD Long 6 22.8850 GBP
ORD CFD Long 6 22.8966 GBP
ORD CFD Long 6 22.9050 GBP
ORD CFD Long 6 22.9100 GBP
ORD CFD Long 6 22.9250 GBP
ORD CFD Long 6 22.9566 GBP
ORD CFD Long 7 22.8800 GBP
ORD CFD Long 7 22.9128 GBP
ORD CFD Long 7 22.9600 GBP
ORD CFD Long 8 22.7875 GBP
ORD CFD Long 8 22.8950 GBP
ORD CFD Long 8 22.9200 GBP
ORD CFD Long 8 22.9225 GBP
ORD CFD Long 8 22.9550 GBP
ORD CFD Long 9 22.8366 GBP
ORD CFD Long 9 22.8666 GBP
ORD CFD Long 9 22.8900 GBP
ORD CFD Long 9 22.9077 GBP
ORD CFD Long 10 22.8650 GBP
ORD CFD Long 10 22.8970 GBP
ORD CFD Long 10 22.9150 GBP
ORD CFD Long 11 22.8772 GBP
ORD CFD Long 11 22.9572 GBP
ORD CFD Long 11 22.9772 GBP
ORD CFD Long 12 22.8075 GBP
ORD CFD Long 12 22.8275 GBP
ORD CFD Long 12 22.8750 GBP
ORD CFD Long 12 22.8775 GBP
ORD CFD Long 12 22.9575 GBP
ORD CFD Long 12 22.9766 GBP
ORD CFD Long 13 22.8123 GBP
ORD CFD Long 13 22.8369 GBP
ORD CFD Long 13 22.9769 GBP
ORD CFD Long 14 22.8371 GBP
ORD CFD Long 14 22.9171 GBP
ORD CFD Long 15 22.7873 GBP
ORD CFD Long 15 22.9066 GBP
ORD CFD Long 15 22.9080 GBP
ORD CFD Long 15 22.9180 GBP
ORD CFD Long 15 22.9580 GBP
ORD CFD Long 16 22.9675 GBP
ORD CFD Long 18 22.9166 GBP
ORD CFD Long 20 22.8375 GBP
ORD CFD Long 20 22.8875 GBP
ORD CFD Long 21 22.8771 GBP
ORD CFD Long 21 22.9771 GBP
ORD CFD Long 26 22.9169 GBP
ORD CFD Long 28 22.9671 GBP
ORD CFD Long 32 22.9103 GBP
ORD CFD Long 33 22.9072 GBP
ORD CFD Long 48 22.9172 GBP
ORD CFD Long 53 22.9073 GBP
ORD CFD Long 56 22.9175 GBP
ORD CFD Long 68 22.9067 GBP
ORD CFD Long 92 22.9170 GBP
ORD SWAP Long 1,760 22.9032 GBP
ORD CFD Short 4 22.9025 GBP
ORD CFD Short 51 22.9027 GBP
ORD CFD Short 111 22.8634 GBP
ORD CFD Short 2,079 22.8512 GBP
ORD CFD Short 25,919 22.9145 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:  

8 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: 488660
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20151008T122347+0100

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC

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BARCLAYS PLC