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: 23 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: 61,406,185 3.58% 26,965,457 1.57%
           
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:
4,780,332 0.28% 56,801,120 3.31%
           
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options)
and agreements to purchase/sell: 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
(4)
TOTAL: 66,186,517 3.85% 83,766,577 4.88%

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 113 4.3955 GBP
10p ordinary Purchase 200 4.3721 GBP
10p ordinary Purchase 500 4.3890 GBP
10p ordinary Purchase 542 4.4017 GBP
10p ordinary Purchase 937 4.3814 GBP
10p ordinary Purchase 972 4.3720 GBP
10p ordinary Purchase 1,025 4.4010 GBP
10p ordinary Purchase 2,157 4.3525 GBP
10p ordinary Purchase 2,869 4.3733 GBP
10p ordinary Purchase 4,358 4.3773 GBP
10p ordinary Purchase 4,915 4.3725 GBP
ADR Purchase 6,513 6.1789 USD
10p ordinary Purchase 15,469 4.4109 GBP
10p ordinary Purchase 19,747 4.3796 GBP
10p ordinary Purchase 75,000 4.4137 GBP
10p ordinary Purchase 89,267 4.3662 GBP
10p ordinary Purchase 241,350 4.3655 GBP
10p ordinary Purchase 254,505 4.3660 GBP
10p ordinary Sale 325 4.3621 GBP
10p ordinary Sale 500 4.3890 GBP
10p ordinary Sale 958 4.4090 GBP
10p ordinary Sale 1,681 4.3770 GBP
10p ordinary Sale 2,869 4.3735 GBP
10p ordinary Sale 2,905 4.3733 GBP
10p ordinary Sale 4,027 4.3773 GBP
ADR Sale 6,513 6.1789 USD
10p ordinary Sale 7,410 4.3660 GBP
10p ordinary Sale 8,090 4.3778 GBP
10p ordinary Sale 9,428 4.3830 GBP
10p ordinary Sale 15,151 4.3738 GBP
10p ordinary Sale 26,044 4.3656 GBP
10p ordinary Sale 41,548 4.3694 GBP
10p ordinary Sale 66,116 4.3705 GBP
10p ordinary Sale 78,961 4.3661 GBP
10p ordinary Sale 110,204 4.3745 GBP
10p ordinary Sale 131,815 4.3811 GBP
10p ordinary Sale 335,475 4.3805 GBP

(b) Cash-settled derivative transactions

Class of   Product   Nature of dealing   Number of   Price per
relevant description reference unit
security     securities  
10p ordinary SWAP Long 117 4.3919 GBP
10p ordinary CFD Long 325 4.3621 GBP
10p ordinary CFD Long 8,090 4.3778 GBP
10p ordinary SWAP Long 14,003 4.3632 GBP
10p ordinary CFD Long 26,044 4.3656 GBP
10p ordinary SWAP Long 30,727 4.3798 GBP
10p ordinary SWAP Long 33,568 4.3727 GBP
10p ordinary SWAP Long 69,274 4.3792 GBP
10p ordinary SWAP Long 80,623 4.3711 GBP
10p ordinary SWAP Long 305,211 4.3831 GBP
10p ordinary CFD Short 113 4.3955 GBP
10p ordinary SWAP Short 200 4.3720 GBP
10p ordinary CFD Short 542 4.4017 GBP
10p ordinary CFD Short 4,358 4.3773 GBP
10p ordinary CFD Short 6,513 4.3947 GBP
10p ordinary SWAP Short 7,285 4.3718 GBP
10p ordinary CFD Short 7,626 4.4035 GBP
10p ordinary CFD Short 15,469 4.4109 GBP
10p ordinary SWAP Short 31,105 4.3604 GBP
10p ordinary SWAP Short 33,018 4.3865 GBP
10p ordinary CFD Short 49,013 4.3672 GBP
10p ordinary CFD Short 50,726 4.3663 GBP
10p ordinary SWAP Short 70,785 4.3544 GBP
10p ordinary SWAP Expires 25/02/2019 Short 75,000 4.4137 GBP
10p ordinary SWAP Expires 24/02/2019 Short 100,000 4.3557 GBP
10p ordinary SWAP Short 264,727 4.3660 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: 24 Jan 2018
Contact name: Femi Badmos
Telephone number: 020 3555 1125

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: 640062
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20180124T135927+0000

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC