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: 02 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: 20,267,499 1.04% 36,273,400 1.87%
           
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:
30,346,816 1.56% 7,434,630 0.38%
           
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options)
and agreements to purchase/sell: 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
 
TOTAL: 50,614,315 2.61% 43,708,030 2.25%

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 2.2400 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 200 2.2105 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 452 2.2315 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 713 2.2490 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 1,169 2.2302 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 1,338 2.2080 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 1,338 2.2300 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 1,905 2.2415 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 1,935 2.2070 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 2,664 2.2357 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 4,322 2.2060 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 5,434 2.2307 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 5,470 2.2225 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 5,612 2.2152 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 10,740 2.2161 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 11,833 2.2153 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 15,300 2.2073 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 15,582 2.2185 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 18,343 2.2117 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 25,515 2.2306 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 29,779 2.2254 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 31,314 2.2029 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 68,295 2.2220 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 74,465 2.2156 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 79,088 2.2178 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 102,339 2.2204 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 111,101 2.2249 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 140,000 2.2036 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 152,563 2.2314 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 207,217 2.2207 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 334,395 2.2125 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 7 2.2257 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 48 2.2090 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 108 2.2254 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 200 2.2105 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 277 2.2060 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 596 2.2400 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 1,338 2.2080 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 1,502 2.2268 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 2,215 2.2275 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 4,046 2.2234 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 4,277 2.2294 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 4,319 2.2273 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 4,829 2.2122 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 5,120 2.2300 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 16,829 2.2079 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 22,174 2.2298 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 22,391 2.2070 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 54,800 2.2134 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 70,709 2.2285 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 81,930 2.2220 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 87,613 2.2177 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 87,785 2.2290 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 101,000 2.2170 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 121,379 2.2261 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 137,818 2.2028 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 169,341 2.2329 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 296,315 2.2063 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 386,279 2.2239 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 1,880,632 2.2030 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 7 2.2257 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 108 2.2254 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 1,502 2.2268 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 2,215 2.2275 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 3,200 2.2293 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 4,277 2.2294 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 4,319 2.2273 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 16,829 2.2079 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 18,763 2.2415 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 22,174 2.2298 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 23,400 2.2027 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 39,526 2.2301 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 41,921 2.2241 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 54,800 2.2134 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 86,447 2.2290 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 87,613 2.2177 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 97,591 2.2080 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 129,457 2.2263 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 137,818 2.2028 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 169,341 2.2329 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 257,887 2.2211 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 1,880,632 2.2030 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 1 2.2412 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 45 2.2060 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 713 2.2490 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 1,169 2.2302 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 2,664 2.2357 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 5,830 2.2250 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 7,400 2.2151 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 9,007 2.2194 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 20,668 2.2415 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 30,949 2.2307 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 30,949 2.2307 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 32,443 2.2149 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 37,782 2.2350 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 62,500 2.2316 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 66,957 2.2220 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 79,088 2.2178 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 102,339 2.2204 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 126,991 2.2208 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 163,329 2.2187 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 207,404 2.2073 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: 5 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: 640696
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20180205T145751+0000

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC