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: 26 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: 19,948,287 1.03% 37,307,756 1.92%
           
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:
35,541,344 1.83% 8,167,045 0.42%
           
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options)
and agreements to purchase/sell: 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
(4)
TOTAL: 55,489,631 2.86% 45,474,801 2.34%

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 651 2.3220 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 1,026 2.3405 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 1,086 2.3407 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 1,295 2.3205 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 2,376 2.3284 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 2,438 2.3243 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 2,455 2.3218 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 2,983 2.3331 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 3,210 2.3328 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 5,135 2.3362 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 5,787 2.3271 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 6,695 2.3397 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 9,774 2.3297 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 12,540 2.3270 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 13,054 2.3330 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 13,146 2.3248 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 16,732 2.3298 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 17,205 2.3269 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 18,096 2.3306 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 19,347 2.3342 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 44,390 2.3289 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 91,082 2.3339 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 91,690 2.3358 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 106,649 2.3378 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 166,244 2.3334 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 517,943 2.3340 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 651 2.3220 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 1,295 2.3205 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 1,501 2.3380 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 3,140 2.3391 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 4,912 2.3310 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 7,192 2.3364 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 8,069 2.3280 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 24,588 2.3281 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 49,964 2.3406 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 60,128 2.3305 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 96,971 2.3343 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 119,858 2.3372 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 308,254 2.3374 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 900 2.3280 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 2,495 2.3227 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 2,500 2.3257 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 2,501 2.3270 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 6,866 2.3334 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 7,192 2.3364 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 13,668 2.3350 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 29,840 2.3354 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 48,019 2.3380 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 49,964 2.3406 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 57,245 2.3301 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 57,245 2.3301 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 93,640 2.3378 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 170,399 2.3379 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 170,399 2.3379 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 66 2.3339 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 376 2.3382 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 650 2.3418 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 800 2.3332 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 1,086 2.3407 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 2,438 2.3243 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 2,455 2.3218 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 2,983 2.3331 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 3,210 2.3328 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 9,774 2.3297 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 12,540 2.3270 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 13,054 2.3330 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 13,054 2.3330 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 13,146 2.3248 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 17,205 2.3269 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 19,347 2.3342 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 26,016 2.3324 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 45,049 2.3291 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 52,376 2.3402 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 91,016 2.3338 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 136,419 2.3371 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 446,954 2.3326 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: 29 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: 640297
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20180129T115636+0000

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC