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: 29 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? 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: 19,315 0.01% 698,770 0.48%
           
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:
816,170 0.56% 0 0.00%
           
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options)
and agreements to purchase/sell: 9,500 0.01% 18,300 0.01%
           
 
TOTAL: 844,985 0.58% 717,070 0.49%

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 63 28.0900 USD
ORD Purchase 100 28.0890 USD
ORD Purchase 108 28.2011 USD
ORD Purchase 192 28.1900 USD
ORD Purchase 200 28.2450 USD
ORD Purchase 244 28.1995 USD
ORD Purchase 500 28.1620 USD
ORD Purchase 567 28.1297 USD
ORD Purchase 1,742 28.2491 USD
ORD Purchase 5,930 28.0800 USD
ORD Purchase 6,588 28.4274 USD
ORD Purchase 9,439 28.2148 USD
ORD Purchase 12,000 28.2662 USD
ORD Purchase 13,887 28.2112 USD
ORD Purchase 14,519 28.4105 USD
ORD Purchase 17,863 27.5048 USD
ORD Purchase 22,690 28.2350 USD
ORD Purchase 24,996 28.1983 USD
ORD Purchase 46,838 28.4126 USD
ORD Purchase 47,447 28.2684 USD
ORD Purchase 53,092 28.2000 USD
ORD Purchase 54,700 28.3161 USD
ORD Purchase 59,400 28.2289 USD
ORD Purchase 63,400 28.2485 USD
ORD Purchase 73,450 28.3634 USD
ORD Purchase 96,510 28.1530 USD
ORD Purchase 144,393 28.2588 USD
ORD Sale 100 28.2500 USD
ORD Sale 192 28.2159 USD
ORD Sale 200 28.1700 USD
ORD Sale 200 28.2400 USD
ORD Sale 377 28.0800 USD
ORD Sale 400 28.3000 USD
ORD Sale 400 28.1037 USD
ORD Sale 600 28.3108 USD
ORD Sale 700 28.2185 USD
ORD Sale 811 28.1507 USD
ORD Sale 860 28.2603 USD
ORD Sale 1,000 28.0880 USD
ORD Sale 1,400 28.1278 USD
ORD Sale 2,100 28.1771 USD
ORD Sale 2,500 28.1712 USD
ORD Sale 3,665 28.1880 USD
ORD Sale 3,878 28.2232 USD
ORD Sale 4,683 28.2699 USD
ORD Sale 5,370 28.2991 USD
ORD Sale 6,095 28.2568 USD
ORD Sale 10,087 28.2316 USD
ORD Sale 14,200 28.2534 USD
ORD Sale 18,600 27.9064 USD
ORD Sale 22,100 28.2698 USD
ORD Sale 23,192 27.9612 USD
ORD Sale 23,499 28.2718 USD
ORD Sale 26,092 28.2009 USD
ORD Sale 37,300 28.2047 USD
ORD Sale 38,800 28.3080 USD
ORD Sale 55,157 28.1012 USD
ORD Sale 60,800 28.2518 USD
ORD Sale 61,552 28.1986 USD
ORD Sale 105,992 28.2000 USD
ORD Sale 237,193 28.3465 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:

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?   YES
Date of disclosure: 30 Oct 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 Call Options Written -1,100 30.0000 American 18 Dec 2015
ORD Call Options Written -1,400 27.5000 American 20 Nov 2015
ORD Call Options Purchased 700 30.0000 American 20 Nov 2015
ORD Call Options Written -15,800 37.5000 American 20 Nov 2015
ORD Put Options Written 4,900 40.0000 American 20 Nov 2015
ORD Call Options Purchased 3,900 32.5000 American 20 Nov 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: 492705
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20151030T143611+0000

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC