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: 30 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: 20,071,647 1.03% 36,777,815 1.89%
           
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:
35,277,338 1.82% 8,579,582 0.44%
           
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options)
and agreements to purchase/sell: 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
(4)
TOTAL: 55,348,985 2.85% 45,357,397 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 1,906 2.2980 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 2,000 2.2950 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 2,379 2.2881 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 2,905 2.2838 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 3,106 2.2961 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 3,289 2.2874 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 4,863 2.2875 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 5,359 2.2872 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 5,584 2.2933 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 6,467 2.2938 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 6,720 2.2912 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 7,331 2.2915 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 8,802 2.2916 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 9,594 2.2894 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 11,521 2.2885 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 14,544 2.2941 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 20,098 2.2909 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 20,119 2.2893 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 22,352 2.2925 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 24,633 2.2917 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 34,713 2.2844 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 64,688 2.2867 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 81,354 2.2911 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 92,732 2.2888 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 158,301 2.2913 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 831 2.2867 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 1,224 2.2999 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 2,862 2.2834 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 2,955 2.2868 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 3,930 2.2960 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 4,538 2.2896 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 5,184 2.2890 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 6,033 2.2902 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 7,406 2.2874 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 11,739 2.2923 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 16,300 2.2949 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 16,545 2.2846 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 26,248 2.2870 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 27,097 2.2933 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 41,086 2.2859 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 46,034 2.2888 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 46,329 2.2895 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 81,354 2.2850 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 88,491 2.2862 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 120,620 2.2904 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 128,479 2.2877 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 201,635 2.2873 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 700 2.2799 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 831 2.2867 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 1,224 2.2999 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 2,499 2.2841 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 2,862 2.2834 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 3,446 2.2907 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 4,206 2.2996 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 5,496 2.2800 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 6,033 2.2902 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 6,279 2.2881 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 6,820 2.2945 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 16,545 2.2846 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 25,010 2.2927 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 26,478 2.2903 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 27,097 2.2933 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 37,100 2.2847 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 41,086 2.2859 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 44,694 2.2911 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 55,420 2.2949 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 67,572 2.2873 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 81,354 2.2850 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 81,500 2.2882 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 97,740 2.2848 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 125,700 2.2877 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 150 2.2858 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 165 2.2964 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 200 2.2935 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 720 2.2889 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 1,416 2.2960 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 1,872 2.2930 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 1,906 2.2980 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 3,289 2.2874 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 3,613 2.2838 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 3,613 2.2838 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 3,988 2.2914 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 5,209 2.2872 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 6,820 2.2945 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 8,886 2.2898 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 9,343 2.2915 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 11,521 2.2885 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 14,379 2.2941 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 18,682 2.2905 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 24,633 2.2917 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 32,339 2.2902 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 35,878 2.2866 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 38,137 2.2958 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 43,964 2.2891 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 76,192 2.2919 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 81,354 2.2911 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 92,732 2.2888 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: 31 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: 640463
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20180131T135918+0000

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC