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: 06 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: 8,083,947 0.98% 3,501,690 0.42%
           
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:
20,262 0.00% 4,287,517 0.52%
           
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options)
and agreements to purchase/sell: 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
 
TOTAL: 8,104,209 0.98% 7,789,207 0.95%

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 647,172 6.6772 GBP 6.6401 GBP
0.1p ordinary Sale 591,289 6.6918 GBP 6.6466 GBP
ADR Purchase 2,966 18.9400 GBP 18.5396 GBP
ADR Sale 2,966 18.9400 GBP 18.5396 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 99 6.6598 GBP
0.1p ordinary CFD Long 557 6.6908 GBP
0.1p ordinary CFD Long 898 6.6918 GBP
0.1p ordinary CFD Long 924 6.6466 GBP
0.1p ordinary CFD Long 1,215 6.6709 GBP
0.1p ordinary SWAP Long 1,433 6.6100 GBP
0.1p ordinary SWAP Long 1,465 6.6662 GBP
0.1p ordinary CFD Long 1,864 6.6931 GBP
0.1p ordinary CFD Long 1,965 6.6915 GBP
0.1p ordinary SWAP Long 2,205 6.6667 GBP
0.1p ordinary CFD Long 3,755 6.6765 GBP
0.1p ordinary CFD Long 3,991 6.6702 GBP
0.1p ordinary CFD Long 4,627 6.6647 GBP
0.1p ordinary CFD Long 4,959 6.6753 GBP
0.1p ordinary CFD Long 5,652 6.6649 GBP
0.1p ordinary SWAP Long 5,652 6.6649 GBP
0.1p ordinary SWAP Long 5,740 6.6735 GBP
0.1p ordinary CFD Long 8,063 6.6760 GBP
0.1p ordinary CFD Long 8,834 6.6569 GBP
0.1p ordinary SWAP Long 13,895 6.6586 GBP
0.1p ordinary SWAP Long 14,221 6.6286 GBP
0.1p ordinary CFD Long 30,230 6.6619 GBP
0.1p ordinary CFD Long 41,876 6.6525 GBP
0.1p ordinary SWAP Long 50,245 6.6676 GBP
0.1p ordinary SWAP Long 144,957 6.6616 GBP
0.1p ordinary CFD Short 32 6.6400 GBP
0.1p ordinary CFD Short 127 6.6602 GBP
0.1p ordinary CFD Short 509 6.6692 GBP
0.1p ordinary SWAP Short 689 6.6435 GBP
0.1p ordinary SWAP Short 961 6.6547 GBP
0.1p ordinary CFD Short 1,295 6.6483 GBP
0.1p ordinary SWAP Short 2,210 6.6508 GBP
0.1p ordinary CFD Short 2,798 6.6564 GBP
0.1p ordinary CFD Short 3,986 6.6462 GBP
0.1p ordinary SWAP Short 4,385 6.6345 GBP
0.1p ordinary CFD Short 4,493 6.6606 GBP
0.1p ordinary CFD Short 6,618 6.6033 GBP
0.1p ordinary SWAP Short 8,032 6.6613 GBP
0.1p ordinary CFD Short 10,565 6.6660 GBP
0.1p ordinary SWAP Short 10,565 6.6660 GBP
0.1p ordinary SWAP Short 12,044 6.6459 GBP
0.1p ordinary SWAP Short 13,438 6.6527 GBP
0.1p ordinary CFD Short 16,758 6.6305 GBP
0.1p ordinary SWAP Short 19,140 6.6300 GBP
0.1p ordinary SWAP Short 28,902 6.6580 GBP
0.1p ordinary SWAP Short 55,077 6.6537 GBP
0.1p ordinary SWAP Short 181,236 6.6631 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: 7 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: 640832
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20180207T102234+0000

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