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: 05 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: 20,222,460 1.04% 36,727,093 1.89%
           
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:
34,455,845 1.77% 8,167,045 0.42%
           
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options)
and agreements to purchase/sell: 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
 
TOTAL: 54,678,305 2.82% 44,894,138 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 988 2.1495 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 2,520 2.1430 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 6,743 2.1471 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 8,675 2.1566 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 9,680 2.1589 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 9,905 2.1542 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 10,203 2.1532 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 15,806 2.1482 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 18,312 2.1503 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 24,284 2.1494 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 30,396 2.1550 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 31,209 2.1499 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 32,897 2.1484 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 33,078 2.1551 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 34,618 2.1505 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 46,979 2.1546 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 54,182 2.1528 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 59,711 2.1517 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 85,828 2.1521 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 112,917 2.1531 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 127,869 2.1529 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 191,220 2.1591 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 218,134 2.1500 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 53 2.1537 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 391 2.1591 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 437 2.1548 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 472 2.1522 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 652 2.1464 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 758 2.1778 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 826 2.1510 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 2,684 2.1485 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 2,754 2.1576 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 3,279 2.1505 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 4,839 2.1598 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 5,054 2.1509 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 5,763 2.1519 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 11,132 2.1590 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 11,593 2.1574 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 14,517 2.1620 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 14,989 2.1613 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 20,155 2.1501 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 23,039 2.1506 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 26,192 2.1531 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 26,994 2.1571 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 33,628 2.1565 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 55,959 2.1593 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 60,500 2.1582 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 70,464 2.1549 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 267,749 2.1523 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 494,565 2.1520 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 505,448 2.1532 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 53 2.1537 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 391 2.1591 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 437 2.1547 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 472 2.1522 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 652 2.1464 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 758 2.1778 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 806 2.1498 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 2,684 2.1485 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 2,754 2.1576 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 3,279 2.1505 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 5,054 2.1509 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 11,380 2.1531 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 11,593 2.1574 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 14,989 2.1613 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 15,632 2.1524 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 18,053 2.1548 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 20,155 2.1501 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 26,994 2.1571 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 33,628 2.1565 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 44,083 2.1549 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 45,454 2.1499 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 45,533 2.1482 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 55,959 2.1593 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 56,794 2.1519 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 60,500 2.1582 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 63,371 2.1540 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 77,249 2.1541 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 175,565 2.1520 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 567,151 2.1533 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 100 2.1615 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 147 2.1527 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 1,664 2.1511 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 2,520 2.1430 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 4,025 2.1543 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 10,203 2.1532 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 12,000 2.1508 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 15,635 2.1495 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 15,806 2.1482 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 18,312 2.1503 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 21,854 2.1507 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 24,284 2.1494 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 29,743 2.1620 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 32,897 2.1484 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 33,078 2.1551 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 34,618 2.1505 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 54,035 2.1528 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 59,711 2.1517 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 65,637 2.1584 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 85,828 2.1521 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 127,869 2.1529 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 198,248 2.1591 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 198,248 2.1591 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 243,922 2.1490 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: 6 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: 640767
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20180206T125932+0000

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC