Form 8.3 - LONMIN 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

LONMIN 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: 29 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? SIBANYE GOLD LIMITED

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:   USD 0.0001 ordinary
  Interests   Short Positions
    Number   (%) Number   (%)
(1) Relevant securities owned
and/or controlled: 2,196,178 0.78% 3,554,286 1.26%
           
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:
2,723,806 0.96% 1,525,469 0.54%
           
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options)
and agreements to purchase/sell: 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
 
TOTAL: 4,919,984 1.74% 5,079,755 1.80%

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  
USD 0.0001 ordinary Purchase 58 0.7920 GBP
USD 0.0001 ordinary Purchase 480 0.7945 GBP
USD 0.0001 ordinary Purchase 1,199 0.7948 GBP
USD 0.0001 ordinary Purchase 2,880 0.7975 GBP
USD 0.0001 ordinary Purchase 2,984 0.7924 GBP
USD 0.0001 ordinary Purchase 3,264 0.7962 GBP
USD 0.0001 ordinary Purchase 3,532 0.7950 GBP
USD 0.0001 ordinary Purchase 5,463 0.7940 GBP
USD 0.0001 ordinary Purchase 11,856 0.7829 GBP
USD 0.0001 ordinary Purchase 42,185 0.8006 GBP
USD 0.0001 ordinary Purchase 116,939 0.7976 GBP
USD 0.0001 ordinary Purchase 210,000 0.7725 GBP
USD 0.0001 ordinary Purchase 235,458 0.8140 GBP
USD 0.0001 ordinary Sale 830 0.7915 GBP
USD 0.0001 ordinary Sale 922 0.7912 GBP
USD 0.0001 ordinary Sale 1,199 0.7948 GBP
USD 0.0001 ordinary Sale 1,848 0.7830 GBP
USD 0.0001 ordinary Sale 6,968 0.7773 GBP
USD 0.0001 ordinary Sale 14,393 0.7842 GBP
USD 0.0001 ordinary Sale 19,742 0.8171 GBP
USD 0.0001 ordinary Sale 108,849 0.7978 GBP
USD 0.0001 ordinary Sale 200,000 0.8199 GBP

(b) Cash-settled derivative transactions

Class of   Product   Nature of dealing   Number of   Price per
relevant description reference unit
security     securities  
USD 0.0001 ordinary CFD Long 950 13.8260 ZAR
USD 0.0001 ordinary CFD Long 4,141 13.5134 ZAR
USD 0.0001 ordinary CFD Long 5,000 0.8414 GBP
USD 0.0001 ordinary CFD Long 5,246 0.8243 GBP
USD 0.0001 ordinary CFD Long 6,729 0.8053 GBP
USD 0.0001 ordinary CFD Long 7,287 0.8239 GBP
USD 0.0001 ordinary CFD Long 40,000 0.8199 GBP
USD 0.0001 ordinary CFD Long 53,311 0.7829 GBP
USD 0.0001 ordinary CFD Short 577 13.4538 ZAR
USD 0.0001 ordinary CFD Short 960 13.5238 ZAR
USD 0.0001 ordinary SWAP Short 3,264 0.7962 GBP
USD 0.0001 ordinary CFD Short 3,498 0.7952 GBP
USD 0.0001 ordinary CFD Short 7,930 13.7615 ZAR
USD 0.0001 ordinary SWAP Short 11,856 0.7829 GBP
USD 0.0001 ordinary CFD Short 41,946 0.8034 GBP
USD 0.0001 ordinary SWAP Short 43,405 0.7832 GBP
USD 0.0001 ordinary SWAP Short 116,939 0.7976 GBP
USD 0.0001 ordinary CFD Short 210,000 0.7725 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: 30 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: 640391
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20180130T141459+0000

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC