FORM 8.3



Rule 8.3 of the Takeover Code (the “Code”)


(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 STERIS CORPORATION
  relevant securities this form relates:  
(d) If an exempt fund manager connected with an
offeror/offeree, state this and specify identity of
(e) Date position held/dealing undertaken: 29 October 2015
(f) In addition to the company in 1(c) above, is the discloser making NO
  disclosures in respect of any other party to the offer?  


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: 10,280 0.02% 369,717 0.62%
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:
348,286 0.58% 0 0.00%
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options)
and agreements to purchase/sell: 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
TOTAL: 358,566 0.60% 369,717 0.62%

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:  


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 69.9999 USD
ORD Purchase 100 70.9600 USD
ORD Purchase 100 70.0900 USD
ORD Purchase 100 70.1300 USD
ORD Purchase 165 69.9200 USD
ORD Purchase 168 70.6219 USD
ORD Purchase 200 69.9550 USD
ORD Purchase 200 70.7150 USD
ORD Purchase 217 70.7552 USD
ORD Purchase 300 70.3233 USD
ORD Purchase 339 70.1800 USD
ORD Purchase 511 70.6529 USD
ORD Purchase 1,141 71.1538 USD
ORD Purchase 1,300 71.0053 USD
ORD Purchase 1,600 71.1567 USD
ORD Purchase 1,900 70.1050 USD
ORD Purchase 2,051 70.8593 USD
ORD Purchase 2,430 70.9064 USD
ORD Purchase 2,543 70.8496 USD
ORD Purchase 2,887 70.6204 USD
ORD Purchase 3,092 70.0000 USD
ORD Purchase 4,200 71.1683 USD
ORD Purchase 4,244 70.8819 USD
ORD Purchase 4,800 70.9728 USD
ORD Purchase 5,200 70.7373 USD
ORD Purchase 12,500 70.8388 USD
ORD Purchase 12,717 70.8597 USD
ORD Purchase 22,100 70.6341 USD
ORD Purchase 24,416 71.0400 USD
ORD Purchase 28,663 70.5432 USD
ORD Purchase 36,116 70.1220 USD
ORD Sale 20 71.1500 USD
ORD Sale 97 71.3019 USD
ORD Sale 100 70.9500 USD
ORD Sale 100 70.9600 USD
ORD Sale 100 70.9850 USD
ORD Sale 100 71.4300 USD
ORD Sale 154 70.2831 USD
ORD Sale 165 71.1251 USD
ORD Sale 200 71.3550 USD
ORD Sale 200 71.4000 USD
ORD Sale 246 70.9301 USD
ORD Sale 288 69.9266 USD
ORD Sale 300 70.1466 USD
ORD Sale 339 70.1800 USD
ORD Sale 354 70.0186 USD
ORD Sale 359 70.8011 USD
ORD Sale 400 70.5375 USD
ORD Sale 500 70.5700 USD
ORD Sale 536 70.2439 USD
ORD Sale 600 69.9750 USD
ORD Sale 600 70.0833 USD
ORD Sale 700 70.2678 USD
ORD Sale 798 70.2328 USD
ORD Sale 900 70.2483 USD
ORD Sale 954 70.2116 USD
ORD Sale 1,300 69.9738 USD
ORD Sale 1,567 70.3351 USD
ORD Sale 1,600 70.2523 USD
ORD Sale 1,900 71.2611 USD
ORD Sale 2,300 70.5922 USD
ORD Sale 2,542 69.9689 USD
ORD Sale 2,601 70.3018 USD
ORD Sale 2,800 70.1319 USD
ORD Sale 3,000 70.5677 USD
ORD Sale 3,103 70.0000 USD
ORD Sale 3,500 70.9896 USD
ORD Sale 3,800 71.1219 USD
ORD Sale 3,805 69.9682 USD
ORD Sale 5,057 70.5147 USD
ORD Sale 6,100 70.2242 USD
ORD Sale 9,000 70.5510 USD
ORD Sale 9,300 70.7010 USD
ORD Sale 10,462 70.6892 USD
ORD Sale 12,323 70.7997 USD
ORD Sale 12,811 70.7028 USD
ORD Sale 18,361 70.1302 USD
ORD Sale 19,800 70.6390 USD
ORD Sale 24,416 71.0400 USD
ORD Sale 25,434 70.8597 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)


(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: 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 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

Category Code: RET
Sequence Number: 492707
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20151030T142654+0000