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: 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? 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: 20,307,101 1.05% 38,287,885 1.97%
           
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:
36,072,157 1.86% 8,167,332 0.42%
           
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options)
and agreements to purchase/sell: 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
(4)
TOTAL: 56,379,258 2.90% 46,455,217 2.39%

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 219 2.3430 GBP
48/7p ordinary

Purchase

1,500 2.3460 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 2,853 2.3410 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 4,251 2.3385 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 4,312 2.3461 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 4,524 2.3374 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 11,376 2.3323 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 13,480 2.3376 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 13,940 2.3416 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 14,768 2.3427 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 21,788 2.3124 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 23,443 2.3362 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 34,101 2.3378 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 44,574 2.3129 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 53,647 2.3357 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 64,360 2.3382 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 69,415 2.3521 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 86,846 2.3389 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 91,586 2.3550 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 258,063 2.3388 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 258,960 2.3426 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 322,664 2.3474 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 351,021 2.3425 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 1,255 2.3229 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 2,134 2.3400 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 4,364 2.3353 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 4,440 2.3233 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 5,184 2.3550 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 6,248 2.3306 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 7,089 2.3000 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 7,600 2.3095 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 7,607 2.3296 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 7,962 2.3405 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 19,518 2.3465 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 27,048 2.3358 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 73,618 2.3548 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 114,260 2.3471 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 136,160 2.3415 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 137,232 2.3372 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 152,648 2.3406 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 802,089 2.3477 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 CFD Long 151 2.3099 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 219 2.3229 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 3,736 2.3334 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 5,657 2.3228 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 5,785 2.3437 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 6,900 2.3221 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 8,072 2.3237 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 19,518 2.3465 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 27,048 2.3358 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 136,160 2.3415 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 159,973 2.3413 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 252,845 2.3548 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 584,713 2.3453 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 219 2.3430 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 600 2.3552 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 1,500 2.3460 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 2,201 2.3380 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 3,795 2.3444 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 4,367 2.3381 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 9,532 2.3124 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 11,727 2.3354 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 12,256 2.3123 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 14,768 2.3427 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 17,987 2.3483 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 18,628 2.3371 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 33,445 2.3450 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 40,601 2.3399 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 41,878 2.3382 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 44,574 2.3129 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 44,968 2.3395 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 45,318 2.3379 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 46,123 2.3334 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 91,586 2.3550 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 164,577 2.3426 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 177,818 2.3378 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 445,404 2.3425 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 445,404 2.3425 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: 640065
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20180124T143349+0000

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC