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: 31 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: 20,117,640 1.04% 36,290,031 1.87%
           
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:
34,717,227 1.79% 8,530,912 0.44%
           
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options)
and agreements to purchase/sell: 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
(4)
TOTAL: 54,834,867 2.82% 44,820,943 2.31%

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 998 2.2600 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 1,025 2.2802 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 1,518 2.2710 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 2,014 2.2800 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 2,036 2.2605 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 2,356 2.2610 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 2,934 2.2806 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 2,966 2.2590 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 3,048 2.2730 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 3,127 2.2719 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 3,149 2.2790 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 3,962 2.2620 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 4,101 2.2752 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 5,611 2.2724 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 5,828 2.2764 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 6,402 2.2630 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 6,812 2.2812 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 8,031 2.2613 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 13,178 2.2626 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 14,411 2.2640 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 16,357 2.2809 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 18,055 2.2797 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 23,994 2.2720 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 24,007 2.2645 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 30,243 2.2676 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 33,864 2.2743 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 47,716 2.2723 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 66,642 2.2745 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 97,350 2.2644 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 134,230 2.2726 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 269,362 2.2672 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 349,677 2.2750 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 600,000 2.2632 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 892 2.2750 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 998 2.2600 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 1,317 2.2580 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 1,518 2.2710 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 2,036 2.2605 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 2,477 2.2835 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 2,634 2.2820 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 2,966 2.2590 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 3,048 2.2730 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 4,021 2.2610 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 6,676 2.2875 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 6,949 2.2630 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 14,411 2.2749 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 15,019 2.2684 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 19,016 2.2633 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 23,362 2.2620 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 28,246 2.2694 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 29,023 2.2635 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 34,811 2.2810 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 38,329 2.2634 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 46,970 2.2702 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 69,541 2.2813 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 70,899 2.2629 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 116,412 2.2650 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 129,600 2.2682 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 143,944 2.2698 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 456,112 2.2642 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 CFD Long 3,750 2.2784 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 3,890 2.2609 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 5,000 2.2827 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 6,676 2.2875 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 8,725 2.2751 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 14,411 2.2749 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 15,019 2.2684 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 21,231 2.2747 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 27,966 2.2758 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 31,500 2.2637 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 34,811 2.2809 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 38,329 2.2634 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 44,560 2.2847 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 55,445 2.2666 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 96,553 2.2698 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 129,600 2.2682 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 382 2.2827 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 1,025 2.2802 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 1,647 2.2750 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 2,014 2.2800 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 2,541 2.2748 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 2,934 2.2806 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 3,149 2.2790 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 4,101 2.2752 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 4,270 2.2811 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 5,393 2.2761 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 5,977 2.2644 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 10,818 2.2743 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 11,772 2.2675 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 14,411 2.2639 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 14,640 2.2626 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 16,357 2.2809 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 18,009 2.2703 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 18,055 2.2797 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 20,273 2.2650 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 21,399 2.2742 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 23,994 2.2720 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 23,994 2.2720 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 26,676 2.2796 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 26,676 2.2796 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 38,690 2.2857 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 43,656 2.2812 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 45,175 2.2722 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 71,771 2.2731 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 108,154 2.2711 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 119,304 2.2738 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 134,730 2.2726 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 134,730 2.2726 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 257,590 2.2672 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: 1 Feb 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: 640523
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20180201T131051+0000

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC