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: 25 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: 19,832,938 1.02% 37,678,913 1.94%
           
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:
35,953,075 1.85% 8,167,045 0.42%
           
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options)
and agreements to purchase/sell: 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
 
TOTAL: 55,786,013 2.87% 45,845,958 2.36%

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 228 2.3230 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 247 2.3380 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 1,065 2.3347 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 1,164 2.3362 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 2,006 2.3203 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 4,080 2.3350 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 4,509 2.3338 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 4,677 2.3346 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 4,909 2.3374 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 6,427 2.3225 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 9,183 2.3314 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 22,765 2.3381 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 27,632 2.3298 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 48,172 2.3348 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 90,128 2.3417 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 137,456 2.3329 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 143,519 2.3322 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 236,956 2.3344 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 313,535 2.3312 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 347,568 2.3355 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 32 2.3190 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 1,651 2.3210 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 2,486 2.3220 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 2,714 2.3303 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 3,013 2.3375 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 4,138 2.3401 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 5,560 2.3306 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 6,300 2.3349 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 7,044 2.3371 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 18,731 2.3257 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 23,361 2.3333 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 47,372 2.3337 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 58,041 2.3336 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 84,027 2.3316 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 196,488 2.3327 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 461,922 2.3400 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 481,744 2.3363 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 2,700 2.3397 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 5,019 2.3297 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 5,560 2.3306 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 6,300 2.3349 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 6,454 2.3346 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 9,132 2.3329 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 12,502 2.3414 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 29,244 2.3363 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 53,549 2.3365 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 58,041 2.3336 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 81,310 2.3344 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 84,027 2.3316 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 124,680 2.3311 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 203,749 2.3398 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 203,749 2.3398 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 437,696 2.3400 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 8 2.3270 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 235 2.3328 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 1,164 2.3362 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 2,566 2.3321 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 4,677 2.3346 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 6,427 2.3225 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 9,688 2.3350 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 9,688 2.3350 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 18,665 2.3348 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 21,774 2.3253 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 22,765 2.3381 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 27,624 2.3298 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 54,746 2.3281 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 90,128 2.3417 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 137,221 2.3329 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 170,307 2.3314 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 170,307 2.3314 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 186,444 2.3390 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 342,352 2.3324 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: 26 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: 640226
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20180126T135806+0000

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC