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 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

 

LIBERTY GLOBAL 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

 

14 April 2016

(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

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: 212,330 0.08% 55,042 0.02%
           
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:
35,400 0.01% 0 0.00%
           
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options)
and agreements to purchase/sell: 134,800 0.05% 328,700 0.13%
           
(4)
TOTAL: 382,530 0.15% 383,742 0.15%
 
Class of relevant security:   USD 0.01 Class C ordinary      
Interests   Short Positions  
    Number (%) Number (%)
(1) Relevant securities owned
and/or controlled: 129,096 0.02% 23,673 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%
           
(4)
TOTAL: 129,096 0.02% 23,673 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: 11,832 0.09% 0 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%
           
(4)
TOTAL: 11,832 0.09% 0 0.00%
 
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% 14 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%
           
(4)
TOTAL: 0 0.00% 14 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 C ordinary Purchase 1 38.5000 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 1 39.5200 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 2 38.5225 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 3 39.5216 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 4 39.5262 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class C ordinary Purchase 27 37.7199 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 61 38.4500 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 100 39.4950 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 100 39.5250 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 110 38.4400 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 132 38.4858 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class C ordinary Purchase 146 37.8900 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 200 38.4950 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 200 39.3000 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 200 38.4212 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 201 38.5070 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class C ordinary Purchase 230 37.7800 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 237 38.4056 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 300 38.4666 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class C ordinary Purchase 400 37.8825 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 541 38.5244 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 600 38.5200 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 712 39.3967 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 800 39.3450 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 900 39.5111 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class C ordinary Purchase 1,000 37.5293 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 1,261 38.5100 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 1,359 39.3531 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 1,700 38.4717 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 1,700 38.4795 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 2,000 39.5020 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class C ordinary Purchase 2,100 37.8223 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 2,400 39.4120 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 2,731 38.4439 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class C ordinary Purchase 2,743 37.7352 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 3,900 39.3503 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 4,508 39.5100 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 5,000 39.3188 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 10,300 38.4596 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 12,900 39.3782 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 12,956 39.4631 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 13,186 39.3716 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 21,491 38.4591 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 38,450 39.3498 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 41,600 38.4187 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Purchase 57,417 39.3963 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 72,924 38.4375 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Purchase 207,466 38.4900 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 3 38.5000 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 3 38.5033 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class C ordinary Sale 27 37.7199 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class C ordinary Sale 30 37.7801 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 71 38.5200 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 81 38.3400 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 95 39.2300 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 100 39.5000 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 100 39.4600 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class C ordinary Sale 100 38.0500 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 100 39.5250 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class C ordinary Sale 100 37.6500 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 101 39.5300 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 132 38.5199 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 149 38.4800 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 186 39.3993 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class C ordinary Sale 200 38.1700 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class C ordinary Sale 200 37.7800 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 264 39.4227 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 300 38.5100 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 317 39.4876 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 352 39.5056 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 384 39.4480 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 400 38.4825 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 400 38.4925 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 400 38.4706 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 400 38.4675 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 433 39.3223 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 458 39.4008 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 500 38.4500 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 557 39.3802 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 648 38.4198 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 700 39.4910 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 700 39.3567 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 771 38.4413 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class C ordinary Sale 800 37.3692 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 851 38.4823 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class C ordinary Sale 1,000 37.8290 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class C ordinary Sale 1,200 37.7550 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class C ordinary Sale 1,300 37.8315 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 1,500 38.4273 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 1,535 38.4625 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 1,568 39.4927 USD
USD 0.01 LiLAC Class C ordinary Sale 1,689 37.7345 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 1,700 38.4766 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 1,873 38.4314 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 1,878 38.4558 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 2,068 39.4995 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 2,100 38.4757 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 2,161 38.5126 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 2,400 39.4120 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 2,500 39.4996 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 2,588 38.4585 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 2,700 39.3169 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 2,880 38.4448 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 3,013 38.4651 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 3,200 39.4767 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 3,400 39.3533 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 4,449 38.4381 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 4,509 39.5100 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 4,657 39.3821 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 4,839 39.3643 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 5,000 38.4619 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 5,060 38.4519 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 5,300 38.4575 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 5,510 39.4470 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 5,600 39.3229 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 6,087 39.3985 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 6,700 38.4550 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 7,285 38.4593 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 7,700 39.3602 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 8,842 39.4146 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 11,400 39.3649 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 19,596 38.4456 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 34,865 38.4276 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 35,713 39.3971 USD
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Sale 38,450 39.3498 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 41,600 38.4187 USD
USD 0.01 Class C ordinary Sale 207,968 38.4900 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”

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:  

15 April 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

Full name of person making disclosure:

Barclays PLC.

Name of offeror/offeree in relation to whose relevant securities the disclosure relates:

LIBERTY GLOBAL PLC

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 -14,900 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 Put Options Purchased -100 37.5000 American Jan 20, 2017
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Call Options Purchased 8,500 47.5000 American Jan 20, 2017
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 Call Options Written -44,700 40.0000 American Apr 15, 2016
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Put Options Purchased -1,000 17.5000 American Jul 15, 2016
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Put Options Purchased -4,800 37.5000 American Jul 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 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 2,000 30.0000 American Apr 15, 2016
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Call Options Written -100 47.5000 American May 20, 2016
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Call Options Written -400 40.0000 American May 20, 2016
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Call Options Written -100 37.5000 American May 20, 2016
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Put Options Written 200 40.0000 American Apr 15, 2016
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Call Options Written -2,500 27.5000 American Jan 19, 2018
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Call Options Purchased 1,600 37.5000 American Jan 20, 2017
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 100 40.0000 American Jul 15, 2016
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Put Options Written 1,400 37.5000 American May 20, 2016
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Call Options Purchased 2,400 35.0000 American Jan 20, 2017
USD 0.01 Class A ordinary Put Options Written 600 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 Purchased -4,200 35.0000 American Jan 20, 2017

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: 521475
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20160415T142642+0100

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