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: 25 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: 2,765,930 1.60% 560,606 0.32%
           
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:
86,646 0.05% 2,317,338 1.34%
           
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options)
and agreements to purchase/sell: 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
 
TOTAL: 2,852,576 1.65% 2,877,944 1.67%

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 248 12.6100 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 265 12.5900 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 266 12.6200 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 516 12.6197 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 532 12.6000 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 1,860 12.6093 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 2,405 12.6163 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 3,244 12.6138 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 4,127 12.5849 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 6,835 12.6151 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 87,485 12.6322 GBP
30p ordinary Purchase 148,953 12.6152 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 99 12.6300 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 248 12.6100 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 249 12.6181 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 265 12.5900 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 266 12.6200 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 557 12.6000 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 689 12.6217 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 1,244 12.6213 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 1,286 12.6040 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 2,062 12.5805 GBP
30p ordinary Sale 2,236 12.6170 GBP

(b) Cash-settled derivative transactions

Class of   Product   Nature of dealing   Number of   Price per
relevant description reference unit
security     securities  
30p ordinary SWAP Long 2,584 12.6175 GBP
30p ordinary SWAP Short 1,638 12.6099 GBP
30p ordinary SWAP Short 1,860 12.6093 GBP
30p ordinary SWAP Expires 29/09/2018 Short 2,866 12.6575 GBP
30p ordinary SWAP Short 3,072 12.6094 GBP
30p ordinary SWAP Short 6,168 12.6185 GBP
30p ordinary SWAP Expires 30/09/2018 Short 87,485 12.6322 GBP
30p ordinary SWAP Expires 30/09/2018 Short 148,953 12.6152 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: 29 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: 628607
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20170829T105639+0100

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC