Form 8.3 - MELROSE INDUSTRIES 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 MELROSE INDUSTRIES 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: 19 January 2018
(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? GKN 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:   48/7p ordinary
  Interests   Short Positions
    Number   (%) Number   (%)
(1) Relevant securities owned
and/or controlled: 19,689,267 1.01% 38,618,592 1.99%
           
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:
36,633,784 1.89% 8,175,299 0.42%
           
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options)
and agreements to purchase/sell: 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
 
TOTAL: 56,323,051 2.90% 46,793,891 2.41%

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  
48/7p ordinary Purchase 9 2.3362 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 504 2.3500 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 1,312 2.3389 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 1,456 2.3140 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 1,689 2.3406 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 2,043 2.3197 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 2,199 2.3403 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 2,345 2.3372 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 2,388 2.3402 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 2,614 2.3436 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 2,899 2.3438 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 4,271 2.3288 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 5,369 2.3446 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 5,468 2.3259 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 7,281 2.3355 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 9,285 2.3401 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 11,016 2.3421 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 11,544 2.3440 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 17,010 2.3381 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 17,685 2.3371 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 25,711 2.3422 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 37,491 2.3247 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 52,849 2.3216 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 124,719 2.3252 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 172,452 2.3369 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 255,254 2.3367 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 469,986 2.3366 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 488,691 2.3357 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 3 2.3225 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 316 2.3193 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 440 2.3217 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 513 2.3288 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 600 2.3341 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 1,369 2.3417 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 1,456 2.3140 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 1,690 2.3381 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 1,694 2.3263 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 1,884 2.3460 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 3,118 2.3411 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 13,701 2.3314 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 20,666 2.3303 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 23,050 2.3485 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 23,088 2.3440 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 52,849 2.3290 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 71,490 2.3465 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 82,319 2.3430 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 100,373 2.3308 GBP

(b) Cash-settled derivative transactions

Class of   Product   Nature of dealing   Number of   Price per
relevant description reference unit
security     securities  
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 200 2.3287 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 600 2.3341 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 1,884 2.3460 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 2,142 2.3586 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 2,150 2.3447 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 2,322 2.3387 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 3,118 2.3411 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 5,819 2.3262 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 5,926 2.3351 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 11,692 2.3269 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 17,985 2.3365 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 27,125 2.3314 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 34,669 2.3499 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 36,821 2.3433 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 52,849 2.3289 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 74,922 2.3288 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 76,500 2.3443 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 1 2.3468 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 3 2.3451 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 9 2.3362 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 100 2.3160 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 179 2.3215 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 299 2.3405 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 353 2.3210 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 591 2.3407 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 629 2.3192 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 799 2.3406 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 1,312 2.3389 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 2,043 2.3197 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 2,345 2.3372 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 2,348 2.3356 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 2,388 2.3402 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 2,614 2.3436 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 3,746 2.3354 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 8,628 2.3377 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 9,057 2.3366 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 9,285 2.3401 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 11,016 2.3421 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 15,575 2.3394 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 15,901 2.3374 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 17,580 2.3256 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 17,985 2.3365 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 19,908 2.3239 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 23,803 2.3185 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 24,125 2.3419 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 35,316 2.3306 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 37,274 2.3142 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 43,052 2.3442 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 57,245 2.3258 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 67,473 2.3246 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 96,449 2.3392 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 189,258 2.3373 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 451,286 2.3370 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 489,878 2.3357 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 489,878 2.3357 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: 22 Jan 2018
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: 639897
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20180122T150118+0000

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC