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: 01 February 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: 22,093,543 1.14% 35,993,989 1.85%
           
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:
32,621,906 1.68% 8,724,941 0.45%
           
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options)
and agreements to purchase/sell: 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
(4)
TOTAL: 54,715,449 2.82% 44,718,930 2.30%

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 215 2.2861 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 2,645 2.2489 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 3,260 2.2870 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 3,580 2.2600 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 3,719 2.2839 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 5,135 2.2821 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 6,108 2.2850 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 7,258 2.2468 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 7,295 2.2557 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 10,421 2.2780 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 11,374 2.2833 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 12,098 2.2836 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 13,804 2.2499 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 14,366 2.2560 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 30,337 2.2593 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 30,926 2.2572 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 38,468 2.2621 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 45,928 2.2623 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 49,747 2.2726 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 58,922 2.2524 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 77,210 2.2508 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 85,847 2.2537 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 118,183 2.2819 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 146,738 2.2808 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 155,072 2.2846 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 213,133 2.2620 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 231,232 2.2456 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 250,000 2.2818 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 330,098 2.2874 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 342,346 2.2783 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 420,432 2.2501 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 527,447 2.2570 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 5,579 2.2632 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 5,714 2.2849 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 7,359 2.2600 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 7,956 2.2691 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 12,936 2.2521 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 16,233 2.2536 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 17,924 2.2464 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 29,784 2.2809 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 31,923 2.2510 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 32,803 2.2518 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 38,700 2.2839 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 53,853 2.2752 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 57,736 2.2497 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 118,919 2.2708 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 166,600 2.2577 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 176,511 2.2821 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 200,869 2.2503 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 5,579 2.2632 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 5,714 2.2849 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 6,273 2.2677 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 10,604 2.2780 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 24,582 2.2770 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 29,259 2.2664 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 29,359 2.2810 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 32,803 2.2518 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 33,895 2.2790 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 34,767 2.2775 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 57,812 2.2668 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 79,428 2.2785 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 116,251 2.2805 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 166,600 2.2577 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 176,511 2.2821 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 5 2.2879 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 26 2.2931 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 68 2.2861 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 229 2.2869 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 232 2.2600 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 307 2.2860 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 523 2.2892 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 1,763 2.2867 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 2,645 2.2489 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 3,693 2.2838 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 4,433 2.2506 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 5,559 2.2472 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 5,943 2.2850 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 7,258 2.2468 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 11,869 2.2835 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 13,804 2.2499 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 21,025 2.2780 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 24,582 2.2770 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 26,701 2.2601 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 30,337 2.2593 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 31,106 2.2687 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 33,895 2.2790 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 34,767 2.2775 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 38,468 2.2621 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 43,954 2.2573 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 56,269 2.2623 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 58,922 2.2524 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 77,210 2.2508 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 115,826 2.2805 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 118,183 2.2819 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 146,738 2.2808 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 155,072 2.2846 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 195,351 2.2614 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 213,133 2.2620 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 250,000 2.2818 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 276,015 2.2505 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 330,098 2.2874 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 342,346 2.2783 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 420,432 2.2501 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: 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: RET
Sequence Number: 640623
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20180202T122727+0000

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC