Form 8.5 (EPT/NON-RI) - INFORMA PLC

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FORM 8.5 (EPT/NON-RI)

PUBLIC OPENING POSITION DISCLOSURE/DEALING DISCLOSURE BY AN

EXEMPT PRINCIPAL TRADER WITHOUT RECOGNISED INTERMEDIARY (“RI”) STATUS (OR WHERE RI STATUS IS NOT APPLICABLE)

Rule 8.5 of the Takeover Code (the “Code”)

1. KEY INFORMATION

(a)   Name of exempt principal trader:   BARCLAYS CAPITAL SECURITIES LTD
(b) Name of offeror/offeree in relation to whose INFORMA PLC
  relevant securities this form relates:  
(c) Name of the party to the offer with which exempt INFORMA PLC
  principal trader is connected  
(d) Date position held/dealing undertaken: 01 February 2018
(e) In addition to the company in 1(b) above, is the exempt principal YES:
  trader making disclosures in respect of any other party to the offer? UBM PLC

2. POSITIONS OF THE EXEMPT PRINCIPAL TRADER

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(b), 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:       0.1p ordinary            
Interests Short Positions
    Number (%) Number (%)
(1) Relevant securities owned
and/or controlled: 7,973,042 0.97% 3,348,495 0.41%
           
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:
24,188 0.00% 4,290,378 0.52%
           
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options)
and agreements to purchase/sell: 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
(4)
TOTAL: 7,997,230 0.97% 7,638,873 0.93%

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 EXEMPT PRINCIPAL TRADER

Where there have been dealings in more than one class of relevant securities of the offeror or offeree named in 1(b), 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   Total number of   Highest price per unit   Lowest price per unit
security   securities paid/received paid/received
0.1p ordinary Purchase 393,550 6.9500 GBP 6.9018 GBP
0.1p ordinary Sale 268,494 6.9210 GBP 6.8991 GBP

(b) Cash-settled derivative transactions

Class of   Product   Nature of dealing   Number of   Price per
relevant description reference unit
security     securities  
0.1p ordinary CFD Long 4 6.9100 GBP
0.1p ordinary SWAP Long 59 6.9022 GBP
0.1p ordinary SWAP Long 200 6.9339 GBP
0.1p ordinary SWAP Long 955 6.9014 GBP
0.1p ordinary SWAP Long 1,137 6.9140 GBP
0.1p ordinary SWAP Long 1,409 6.9093 GBP
0.1p ordinary SWAP Long 2,147 6.9038 GBP
0.1p ordinary CFD Long 2,693 6.9176 GBP
0.1p ordinary SWAP Long 2,874 6.9091 GBP
0.1p ordinary CFD Long 2,943 6.9334 GBP
0.1p ordinary CFD Long 9,723 6.9101 GBP
0.1p ordinary SWAP Long 17,271 6.9115 GBP
0.1p ordinary CFD Long 33,959 6.9204 GBP
0.1p ordinary SWAP Long 48,395 6.9182 GBP
0.1p ordinary CFD Long 59,231 6.9039 GBP
0.1p ordinary CFD Long 62,194 6.9077 GBP
0.1p ordinary CFD Short 1 6.9200 GBP
0.1p ordinary CFD Short 83 6.9042 GBP
0.1p ordinary SWAP Short 692 6.9115 GBP
0.1p ordinary SWAP Short 1,001 6.9144 GBP
0.1p ordinary CFD Short 1,131 6.9041 GBP
0.1p ordinary CFD Short 1,407 6.9050 GBP
0.1p ordinary SWAP Short 1,456 6.9009 GBP
0.1p ordinary CFD Short 1,693 6.9122 GBP
0.1p ordinary CFD Short 4,400 6.9126 GBP
0.1p ordinary CFD Short 4,427 6.9059 GBP
0.1p ordinary CFD Short 4,477 6.9189 GBP
0.1p ordinary SWAP Short 5,308 6.9087 GBP
0.1p ordinary CFD Short 10,355 6.9261 GBP
0.1p ordinary SWAP Short 18,502 6.9093 GBP
0.1p ordinary CFD Short 23,502 6.9366 GBP
0.1p ordinary SWAP Short 28,341 6.8986 GBP
0.1p ordinary CFD Short 29,361 6.9160 GBP
0.1p ordinary SWAP Short 29,361 6.9160 GBP
0.1p ordinary CFD Short 30,859 6.9156 GBP
0.1p ordinary CFD Short 31,418 6.9411 GBP
0.1p ordinary SWAP Short 31,899 6.9500 GBP
0.1p ordinary SWAP Short 41,577 6.9080 GBP
0.1p ordinary SWAP Short 46,083 6.9081 GBP
0.1p ordinary CFD Short 47,005 6.9067 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 exempt principal trader 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 exempt principal trader 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: 2 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: FEO
Sequence Number: 640599
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20180202T094320+0000

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BARCLAYS PLC

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