FORM 8.3 - LIBERTY GLOBAL PLC

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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 LIBERTY GLOBAL 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: 14 Mar 2016
(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? CABLE & WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS 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:       USD 0.01 Class A ordinary            
Interests Short Positions
    Number (%) Number (%)
(1) Relevant securities owned
and/or controlled: 270,559 0.11% 90,661 0.04%
           
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:
88,000 0.03% 0 0.00%
           
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options)
and agreements to purchase/sell: 151,000 0.06% 317,700 0.13%
           
 
TOTAL: 509,559 0.20% 408,361 0.16%
Class of relevant security:       USD 0.01 Class C ordinary            
Interests Short Positions
    Number (%) Number (%)
(1) Relevant securities owned
and/or controlled: 159,658 0.03% 15,227 0.00%
           
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:
0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options)
and agreements to purchase/sell: 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
 
TOTAL: 159,658 0.03% 15,227 0.00%
Class of relevant security:       USD 0.01 LiLAC Class A ordinary            
Interests Short Positions
    Number (%) Number (%)
(1) Relevant securities owned
and/or controlled: 11,919 0.09% 6,423 0.05%
           
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:
6,400 0.05% 0 0.00%
           
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options)
and agreements to purchase/sell: 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
 
TOTAL: 18,319 0.15% 6,423 0.05%
Class of relevant security:       USD 0.01 LiLAC Class C ordinary            
Interests Short Positions
    Number (%) Number (%)
(1) Relevant securities owned
and/or controlled: 0 0.00% 315 0.00%
           
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:
0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options)
and agreements to purchase/sell: 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
 
TOTAL: 0 0.00% 315 0.00%

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  
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 2 36.8400 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 2 35.1000 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 2 35.8850 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 2 35.9150 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 13 36.8200 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 13 36.7800 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class C ordinary Purchase 33 36.8700 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 77 36.2900 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class A ordinary Purchase 80 34.1200 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class A ordinary Purchase 97 34.2500 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 100 35.7700 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class A ordinary Purchase 100 34.0700 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class C ordinary Purchase 100 36.7000 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 153 35.3100 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 200 35.9900 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class A ordinary Purchase 220 34.1518 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class A ordinary Purchase 260 34.0900 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class C ordinary Purchase 267 36.7601 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class C ordinary Purchase 300 36.6900 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 302 36.8602 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 400 36.2550 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 579 36.4738 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 600 36.0200 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 700 35.9842 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 700 36.2300 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class C ordinary Purchase 700 36.7582 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class A ordinary Purchase 703 34.1913 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 759 36.7799 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 800 35.2650 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class C ordinary Purchase 800 36.8312 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 800 35.9925 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 1,000 36.8290 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 1,138 35.7772 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 1,200 35.6379 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 1,300 35.2915 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 1,322 36.7345 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 1,593 35.3018 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 1,748 36.3826 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 1,842 35.7218 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 2,000 35.5230 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 2,200 36.0161 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 2,400 35.7558 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 2,400 36.8300 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 2,608 35.5555 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 2,701 36.8323 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 2,730 35.5113 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 2,900 35.6943 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 3,386 36.3097 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 3,562 35.7677 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 3,916 35.5763 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 4,894 35.4385 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 5,343 36.4125 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 8,630 35.5245 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 8,876 36.3316 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 9,000 36.6916 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 9,700 36.6540 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 9,800 36.5710 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 10,757 36.4427 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 13,259 35.6015 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 19,551 36.5425 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 20,524 35.5895 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 39,921 35.5374 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 47,620 36.3193 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 62,500 35.6675 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 91,554 35.8200 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 95,286 36.3462 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 97,216 35.4690 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 113,594 35.5609 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 2 35.8550 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 3 35.9050 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 3 36.8500 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 3 36.8666 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 4 36.8400 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 11 35.3309 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 13 36.7800 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 13 36.8200 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class A ordinary Sale 23 34.1500 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class A ordinary Sale 100 34.0800 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class C ordinary Sale 100 36.7500 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class C ordinary Sale 100 36.6900 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 144 35.3099 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 153 35.3100 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 200 35.2701 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class C ordinary Sale 200 36.6600 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class C ordinary Sale 201 36.7449 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 258 36.0342 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class A ordinary Sale 260 34.0900 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 283 36.5261 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 312 36.0237 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 395 36.3440 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 500 36.7560 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 512 36.6992 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 600 35.2700 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 784 35.6888 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 800 35.4818 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 800 36.2356 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 800 35.3050 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 800 35.2650 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 900 35.7011 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 900 35.6438 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 905 36.3608 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 972 36.7799 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 1,000 36.6740 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class A ordinary Sale 1,000 34.1938 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 1,002 36.8350 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 1,103 35.4781 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 1,159 36.4293 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 1,200 35.9925 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 1,300 36.6901 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 1,300 36.0115 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 1,427 36.8297 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 1,621 36.6822 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 1,775 35.6597 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 1,800 35.7566 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 1,800 36.4208 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class C ordinary Sale 1,900 36.7881 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 1,900 36.8276 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 2,076 35.4674 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 2,094 36.7900 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 2,274 36.0281 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 2,300 35.6160 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 2,410 35.6183 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 2,459 36.8300 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 3,495 35.4183 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 3,531 36.4125 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 5,688 36.6886 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 8,020 35.6010 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 8,956 35.7526 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 9,000 35.7642 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 9,000 36.6009 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 9,501 36.2758 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 10,200 36.6630 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 16,407 35.4587 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 62,500 35.6675 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 78,786 36.3903 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 91,454 35.8200 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 95,286 36.3462 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 97,216 35.4690 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 174,699 35.5630 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   Product   Writing,   Number   Exercise   Type   Expiry   Option
of description purchasing, of price date money
relevant selling, securities per unit paid/
security varying etc to which received
option per unit
      relates        
  Put Options Selling 100 35 USD American Apr 15, 2016 0.9000 USD

(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”

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”

None

(c) Attachments

Is a Supplemental Form 8 (Open Positions) attached?   YES
Date of disclosure: Mar 15, 2016
Contact name: Pinar Coktas
Telephone number: 020 7116 1165

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.

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 LIBERTY GLOBAL PLC
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      
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Call Options Purchased 1,000 42.5000 American Jan 20, 2017
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Call Options Written -16,200 37.5000 American Apr 15, 2016
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Call Options Written -400 32.5000 American Apr 15, 2016
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Call Options Written -44,600 40.0000 American Apr 15, 2016
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Put Options Purchased -21,000 27.5000 American Jan 20, 2017
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Put Options Written 200 40.0000 American Apr 15, 2016
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Call Options Purchased 32,400 40.0000 American Apr 15, 2016
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Put Options Written 300 35.0000 American Apr 15, 2016
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Call Options Written -21,000 37.5000 American Jan 20, 2017
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Put Options Written 1,700 32.5000 American Apr 15, 2016
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Call Options Written -200 35.0000 American Jul 15, 2016
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Call Options Written -4,500 35.0000 American Apr 15, 2016
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Call Options Purchased 79,500 52.5000 American Apr 15, 2016
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Call Options Purchased 3,200 42.5000 American Jul 15, 2016
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Put Options Written 200 37.5000 American Apr 15, 2016
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Call Options Written -600 37.5000 American Jul 15, 2016
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Call Options Written -22,500 42.5000 American Apr 15, 2016
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Call Options Written -400 32.5000 American Jul 15, 2016
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Call Options Written -156,800 47.5000 American Apr 15, 2016
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Put Options Written 100 30.0000 American Apr 15, 2016
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Call Options Purchased 32,400 40.0000 American Mar 18, 2016
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Call Options Written -18,700 45.0000 American Apr 15, 2016
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Call Options Written -9,800 40.0000 American Jul 15, 2016
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Put Options Purchased -1,000 17.5000 American Jul 15, 2016

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: 515773
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20160315T144352+0000

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BARCLAYS PLC

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