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: 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? 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: 61,424,810 3.58% 25,488,931 1.48%
           
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:
3,630,358 0.21% 57,148,621 3.33%
           
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options)
and agreements to purchase/sell: 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
 
TOTAL: 65,055,168 3.79% 82,637,552 4.81%

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 731 4.3590 GBP
ADR Purchase 955 6.2400 USD
10p ordinary Purchase 1,326 4.3589 GBP
10p ordinary Purchase 1,609 4.3510 GBP
10p ordinary Purchase 1,617 4.3445 GBP
10p ordinary Purchase 1,668 4.3470 GBP
10p ordinary Purchase 1,669 4.3490 GBP
10p ordinary Purchase 1,776 4.3515 GBP
10p ordinary Purchase 2,237 4.3550 GBP
10p ordinary Purchase 3,106 4.3475 GBP
10p ordinary Purchase 3,499 4.3585 GBP
10p ordinary Purchase 4,309 4.3505 GBP
10p ordinary Purchase 4,738 4.3495 GBP
10p ordinary Purchase 5,474 4.3538 GBP
10p ordinary Purchase 7,624 4.3551 GBP
10p ordinary Purchase 16,029 4.3530 GBP
10p ordinary Purchase 18,558 4.3531 GBP
10p ordinary Purchase 26,256 4.3293 GBP
10p ordinary Purchase 66,824 4.3497 GBP
10p ordinary Purchase 78,694 4.3496 GBP
10p ordinary Purchase 109,555 4.3507 GBP
10p ordinary Purchase 145,417 4.3290 GBP
10p ordinary Purchase 146,768 4.3500 GBP
10p ordinary Purchase 501,054 4.3350 GBP
10p ordinary Purchase 569,215 4.3357 GBP
10p ordinary Purchase 896,102 4.3501 GBP
10p ordinary Sale 731 4.3590 GBP
ADR Sale 955 6.2400 USD
10p ordinary Sale 1,062 4.3577 GBP
10p ordinary Sale 1,326 4.3591 GBP
10p ordinary Sale 1,543 4.3550 GBP
10p ordinary Sale 1,573 4.3530 GBP
10p ordinary Sale 1,609 4.3510 GBP
10p ordinary Sale 1,617 4.3445 GBP
10p ordinary Sale 1,668 4.3470 GBP
10p ordinary Sale 1,669 4.3490 GBP
10p ordinary Sale 1,776 4.3515 GBP
10p ordinary Sale 2,764 4.3495 GBP
10p ordinary Sale 3,106 4.3475 GBP
10p ordinary Sale 3,290 4.3500 GBP
10p ordinary Sale 3,499 4.3585 GBP
10p ordinary Sale 4,309 4.3505 GBP
10p ordinary Sale 6,401 4.3492 GBP
10p ordinary Sale 14,065 4.3520 GBP
10p ordinary Sale 36,370 4.3517 GBP
10p ordinary Sale 79,676 4.3528 GBP
10p ordinary Sale 83,677 4.3290 GBP
10p ordinary Sale 121,568 4.3557 GBP
10p ordinary Sale 140,087 4.3536 GBP
10p ordinary Sale 206,640 4.3529 GBP
10p ordinary Sale 229,329 4.3291 GBP
10p ordinary Sale 300,423 4.3545 GBP
10p ordinary Sale 645,197 4.3538 GBP
10p ordinary Sale 841,763 4.3485 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 955 4.3506 GBP
10p ordinary CFD Long 6,401 4.3492 GBP
10p ordinary SWAP Long 18,739 4.3532 GBP
10p ordinary SWAP Long 29,087 4.3613 GBP
10p ordinary SWAP Long 74,610 4.3290 GBP
10p ordinary SWAP Long 95,901 4.3555 GBP
10p ordinary SWAP Long 116,447 4.3571 GBP
10p ordinary SWAP Long 169,321 4.3528 GBP
10p ordinary SWAP Short 44 4.3431 GBP
10p ordinary CFD Short 85 4.3357 GBP
10p ordinary CFD Short 3,259 4.3414 GBP
10p ordinary CFD Short 4,950 4.3536 GBP
10p ordinary SWAP Short 8,652 4.3381 GBP
10p ordinary CFD Short 10,349 4.3567 GBP
10p ordinary SWAP Expires 29/07/2019 Short 10,400 4.3501 GBP
10p ordinary CFD Short 13,146 4.3364 GBP
10p ordinary CFD Short 26,256 4.3293 GBP
10p ordinary SWAP Short 29,131 4.3537 GBP
10p ordinary SWAP Short 69,567 4.3298 GBP
10p ordinary CFD Short 121,688 4.3564 GBP
10p ordinary SWAP Short 165,064 4.3290 GBP
10p ordinary SWAP Short 335,524 4.3296 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: 640232
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20180126T132112+0000

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC