Form 8.3 - GKN 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 GKN 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? MELROSE INDUSTRIES 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:   10p ordinary
  Interests   Short Positions
    Number   (%) Number   (%)
(1) Relevant securities owned
and/or controlled: 61,712,567 3.59% 27,985,111 1.63%
           
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:
5,809,813 0.34% 56,679,084 3.30%
           
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options)
and agreements to purchase/sell: 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
 
TOTAL: 67,522,380 3.93% 84,664,195 4.93%

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  
10p ordinary Purchase 55 4.4236 GBP
10p ordinary Purchase 256 4.4237 GBP
10p ordinary Purchase 392 4.4340 GBP
10p ordinary Purchase 902 4.4021 GBP
10p ordinary Purchase 1,030 4.4120 GBP
10p ordinary Purchase 1,389 4.4300 GBP
10p ordinary Purchase 3,226 4.4403 GBP
10p ordinary Purchase 7,132 4.4240 GBP
10p ordinary Purchase 10,290 4.3943 GBP
10p ordinary Purchase 11,196 4.4273 GBP
10p ordinary Purchase 11,710 6.1463 USD
10p ordinary Purchase 13,829 6.0857 USD
10p ordinary Purchase 20,344 4.4389 GBP
10p ordinary Purchase 25,820 4.4413 GBP
10p ordinary Purchase 27,410 4.4001 GBP
10p ordinary Purchase 29,983 4.4011 GBP
10p ordinary Purchase 30,757 4.4218 GBP
10p ordinary Purchase 36,010 4.4005 GBP
10p ordinary Purchase 65,032 4.3996 GBP
10p ordinary Purchase 294,127 4.3949 GBP
10p ordinary Purchase 299,320 4.4007 GBP
10p ordinary Purchase 495,771 4.3940 GBP
10p ordinary Sale 348 4.4335 GBP
10p ordinary Sale 1,328 4.4300 GBP
10p ordinary Sale 1,550 4.3940 GBP
10p ordinary Sale 2,424 4.3953 GBP
10p ordinary Sale 3,468 4.4339 GBP
10p ordinary Sale 3,886 4.3967 GBP
10p ordinary Sale 11,710 6.1463 USD
10p ordinary Sale 13,829 6.0857 USD
10p ordinary Sale 18,966 4.4224 GBP
10p ordinary Sale 23,704 4.4332 GBP
10p ordinary Sale 27,905 4.4312 GBP
10p ordinary Sale 82,903 4.4302 GBP
10p ordinary Sale 123,650 4.4309 GBP
10p ordinary Sale 160,454 4.3944 GBP
10p ordinary Sale 200,000 4.3996 GBP
10p ordinary Sale 370,592 4.4304 GBP

(b) Cash-settled derivative transactions

Class of   Product   Nature of dealing   Number of   Price per
relevant description reference unit
security     securities  
10p ordinary CFD Long 2,424 4.3953 GBP
10p ordinary CFD Long 2,723 4.4482 GBP
10p ordinary CFD Long 3,886 4.3967 GBP
10p ordinary SWAP Long 6,805 4.4127 GBP
10p ordinary SWAP Long 7,401 4.4485 GBP
10p ordinary SWAP Long 8,750 4.4356 GBP
10p ordinary SWAP Long 12,588 4.4273 GBP
10p ordinary CFD Long 13,829 4.3979 GBP
10p ordinary SWAP Long 19,287 4.4286 GBP
10p ordinary CFD Long 21,963 4.4376 GBP
10p ordinary SWAP Long 49,348 4.4455 GBP
10p ordinary CFD Long 66,511 4.4496 GBP
10p ordinary SWAP Long 110,022 4.4160 GBP
10p ordinary SWAP Long 122,620 4.4310 GBP
10p ordinary SWAP Long 176,416 4.4280 GBP
10p ordinary SWAP Short 902 4.4021 GBP
10p ordinary SWAP Short 3,226 4.4403 GBP
10p ordinary SWAP Short 4,503 4.4199 GBP
10p ordinary SWAP Short 7,310 4.4248 GBP
10p ordinary SWAP Short 9,095 4.4020 GBP
10p ordinary CFD Short 10,290 4.3943 GBP
10p ordinary CFD Short 11,710 4.4212 GBP
10p ordinary SWAP Short 15,399 4.4332 GBP
10p ordinary CFD Short 25,820 4.4413 GBP
10p ordinary SWAP Short 47,600 4.4296 GBP
10p ordinary SWAP Short 252,076 4.3947 GBP
10p ordinary CFD Short 495,771 4.3940 GBP
10p ordinary SWAP Short 495,771 4.3940 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: 639898
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20180122T150213+0000

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC