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: 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? 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: 20,274,505 1.04% 36,734,865 1.89%
           
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:
35,113,466 1.81% 8,640,262 0.45%
           
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options)
and agreements to purchase/sell: 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
(4)
TOTAL: 55,387,971 2.85% 45,375,127 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 479 2.3170 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 1,835 2.3168 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 1,836 2.3241 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 2,065 2.3139 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 2,270 2.3102 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase

3,061

2.3090 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 3,061 2.3128 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 3,061 2.3130 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 3,066 2.3180 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 3,283 2.3244 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 3,876 2.3140 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 4,727 2.3233 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 4,843 2.3322 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 5,002 2.3236 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 6,292 2.3115 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 9,393 2.3151 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 10,952 2.3088 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 16,396 2.3173 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 16,699 2.3308 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 25,242 2.3150 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 28,986 2.3225 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 29,704 2.3177 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 48,399 2.3189 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 50,000 2.3396 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 72,686 2.3118 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 82,020 2.3230 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 106,890 2.3159 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 111,523 2.3137 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 116,692 2.3005 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 134,693 2.3197 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 200,821 2.3045 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 985,713 2.3091 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 63 2.3124 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 3,024 2.3150 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 3,061 2.3130 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 3,061 2.3090 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 3,543 2.3156 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 4,128 2.3125 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 4,843 2.3323 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 5,433 2.3382 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 5,792 2.3241 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 8,094 2.3380 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 8,692 2.3400 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 23,913 2.3388 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 29,911 2.3055 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 32,434 2.3210 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 33,732 2.2998 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 50,000 2.3146 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 51,310 2.3262 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 75,199 2.3170 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 123,200 2.3098 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 223,082 2.3000 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 503,942 2.3177 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 1,841 2.3290 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 2,991 2.3278 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 3,103 2.3056 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 7,738 2.3198 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 25,121 2.3193 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 29,300 2.2997 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 29,911 2.3055 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 32,434 2.3209 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 33,732 2.2998 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 43,964 2.3288 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 70,885 2.3153 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 75,199 2.3170 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 77,669 2.3176 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 123,200 2.3097 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 187,500 2.3303 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 205,123 2.3000 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 469 2.3242 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 981 2.3170 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 981 2.3170 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 1,074 2.3086 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 1,367 2.3241 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 3,157 2.3191 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 3,283 2.3244 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 3,374 2.3136 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 4,955 2.3125 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 4,958 2.3204 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 5,002 2.3236 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 6,292 2.3115 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 8,472 2.3034 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 9,878 2.3088 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 13,239 2.3169 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 16,699 2.3308 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 22,218 2.3150 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 22,627 2.3065 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 24,746 2.3172 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 28,986 2.3225 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 30,424 2.3259 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 54,449 2.3253 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 61,369 2.3205 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 78,796 2.3222 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 82,020 2.3230 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 106,890 2.3159 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 111,523 2.3137 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 178,194 2.3042 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 400,612 2.3001 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 564,752 2.3139 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: Elise Tang
Telephone number: 0207 1163 001

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: 640399
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20180130T144748+0000

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC