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 PADDY POWER PLC
  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: 02 December 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? BETFAIR GROUP PLC


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: 166,443 0.38% 6,700 0.02%
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:
3,631 0.01% 113,711 0.26%
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options)
and agreements to purchase/sell: 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
TOTAL: 170,074 0.39% 120,411 0.27%

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 1 121.1300 EUR
ORD Purchase 1 121.7682 EUR
ORD Purchase 9 120.9750 EUR
ORD Purchase 9 121.6182 EUR
ORD Purchase 12 121.3750 EUR
ORD Purchase 16 121.5182 EUR
ORD Purchase 23 121.2681 EUR
ORD Purchase 23 121.1000 EUR
ORD Purchase 23 120.6000 EUR
ORD Purchase 23 121.8500 EUR
ORD Purchase 23 120.4000 EUR
ORD Purchase 23 121.7250 EUR
ORD Purchase 23 121.6250 EUR
ORD Purchase 25 121.4000 EUR
ORD Purchase 28 121.3250 EUR
ORD Purchase 28 121.3000 EUR
ORD Purchase 30 121.5000 EUR
ORD Purchase 36 121.0000 EUR
ORD Purchase 38 121.4182 EUR
ORD Purchase 38 120.3500 EUR
ORD Purchase 41 121.6000 EUR
ORD Purchase 42 121.0250 EUR
ORD Purchase 48 121.2500 EUR
ORD Purchase 50 121.7000 EUR
ORD Purchase 51 121.3181 EUR
ORD Purchase 52 121.7182 EUR
ORD Purchase 59 121.2181 EUR
ORD Purchase 59 121.8000 EUR
ORD Purchase 62 121.2750 EUR
ORD Purchase 70 121.3500 EUR
ORD Purchase 91 121.7500 EUR
ORD Purchase 92 121.8182 EUR
ORD Purchase 92 120.9250 EUR
ORD Purchase 93 121.4750 EUR
ORD Purchase 105 120.5000 EUR
ORD Purchase 130 121.5500 EUR
ORD Purchase 140 120.9500 EUR
ORD Purchase 151 120.8635 EUR
ORD Purchase 171 121.5682 EUR
ORD Purchase 189 121.6500 EUR
ORD Purchase 241 121.6682 EUR
ORD Purchase 445 121.2679 EUR
ORD Purchase 641 120.9174 EUR
ORD Purchase 729 120.9828 EUR
ORD Purchase 903 121.1101 EUR
ORD Purchase 906 120.9381 EUR
ORD Purchase 947 121.2309 EUR
ORD Purchase 1,602 121.4051 EUR
ORD Purchase 3,834 121.1097 EUR
ORD Purchase 4,536 121.3109 EUR
ORD Purchase 6,583 121.1929 EUR
ORD Sale 9 120.9750 EUR
ORD Sale 12 121.3750 EUR
ORD Sale 15 121.6500 EUR
ORD Sale 23 120.4000 EUR
ORD Sale 23 121.7250 EUR
ORD Sale 23 121.8500 EUR
ORD Sale 23 121.6250 EUR
ORD Sale 23 121.2500 EUR
ORD Sale 23 121.1000 EUR
ORD Sale 23 120.9717 EUR
ORD Sale 23 120.6000 EUR
ORD Sale 28 121.3250 EUR
ORD Sale 30 121.5000 EUR
ORD Sale 33 121.5500 EUR
ORD Sale 36 121.0000 EUR
ORD Sale 38 120.3500 EUR
ORD Sale 41 121.6000 EUR
ORD Sale 42 121.0250 EUR
ORD Sale 42 120.3301 EUR
ORD Sale 50 121.7000 EUR
ORD Sale 62 121.2750 EUR
ORD Sale 63 121.3296 EUR
ORD Sale 70 121.3500 EUR
ORD Sale 93 121.4750 EUR
ORD Sale 105 121.2257 EUR
ORD Sale 105 120.5000 EUR
ORD Sale 131 121.1677 EUR
ORD Sale 140 120.9500 EUR
ORD Sale 189 120.4698 EUR
ORD Sale 217 120.9200 EUR
ORD Sale 316 120.9477 EUR
ORD Sale 579 121.1582 EUR
ORD Sale 873 121.0872 EUR
ORD Sale 2,898 121.1117 EUR
ORD Sale 4,483 121.2000 EUR
ORD Sale 4,780 121.2048 EUR

(b) Cash-settled derivative transactions

Class of   Product   Nature of dealing   Number of   Price per
relevant description reference unit
security     securities  
ORD CFD Long 41 121.5226 EUR
ORD CFD Long 42 120.3302 EUR
ORD CFD Long 492 120.8777 EUR
ORD SWAP Short 45 121.5212 EUR
ORD CFD Short 46 120.8741 EUR
ORD CFD Short 50 120.9742 EUR
ORD SWAP Short 400 121.2394 EUR
ORD CFD Short 432 121.1228 EUR
ORD CFD Short 472 121.1155 EUR
ORD CFD Short 2,002 121.4193 EUR
ORD CFD Short 3,536 121.2581 EUR

(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:

(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:

(c) Attachments

Is a Supplemental Form 8 (Open Positions) attached?   NO
Date of disclosure: 3 Dec 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 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: 498671
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20151203T141751+0000