Form 8.3 - BERENDSEN 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 BERENDSEN 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: 02 August 2017
(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? ELIS SA

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:       30p ordinary            
Interests Short Positions
    Number (%) Number (%)
(1) Relevant securities owned
and/or controlled: 1,896,513 1.10% 716,868 0.42%
           
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:
161,656 0.09% 1,433,660 0.83%
           
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options)
and agreements to purchase/sell: 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
 
TOTAL: 2,058,169 1.19% 2,150,528 1.25%

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  
30p ordinary Purchase 21 12.9900 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 72 12.9908 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 155 12.9041 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 383 12.8882 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 1,111 12.9000 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 1,215 12.9072 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 2,806 12.9194 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 2,885 12.9018 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 8,630 12.8995 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 9,688 12.8987 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 10,552 12.9091 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 66 12.9000 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 122 12.9063 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 410 12.9392 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 576 12.9304 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 1,040 12.9303 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 1,071 12.9011 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 1,580 12.9191 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 2,514 12.9006 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 2,827 12.9205 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 11,271 12.9030 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 14,280 12.9200 GBP

(b) Cash-settled derivative transactions

Class of   Product   Nature of dealing   Number of   Price per
relevant description reference unit
security     securities  
30p ordinary CFD Long 410 12.9392 GBP
30p ordinary SWAP Long 1,071 12.9012 GBP
30p ordinary CFD Long 1,580 12.9191 GBP
30p ordinary SWAP Long 2,514 12.9006 GBP
30p ordinary CFD Short 72 12.9908 GBP
30p ordinary CFD Short 120 12.8607 GBP
30p ordinary CFD Short 263 12.9007 GBP
30p ordinary SWAP Short 1,132 12.9087 GBP
30p ordinary SWAP Short 16,655 12.8982 GBP

(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?   NO
Date of disclosure: 3 Aug 2017
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.

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: 601960
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20170803T130452+0100

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC