Form 8.3 - MELROSE INDUSTRIES PLC

LONDON--()--

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: 06 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: 19,983,599 1.03% 36,465,875 1.88%
           
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:
34,284,619 1.77% 8,193,113 0.42%
           
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options)
and agreements to purchase/sell: 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
(4)
TOTAL: 54,268,218 2.80% 44,658,988 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 345 2.1470 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 483 2.1450 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 575 2.1660 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 1,227 2.1655 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 1,270 2.1572 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 1,385 2.1412 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 3,087 2.1067 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 3,852 2.1475 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 4,076 2.1368 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 4,555 2.1432 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 4,619 2.1533 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 4,751 2.1238 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 4,860 2.1351 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 8,434 2.1526 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 8,844 2.1044 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 9,810 2.1211 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 10,395 2.1279 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 10,516 2.1674 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 14,678 2.1004 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 15,443 2.1478 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 19,258 2.1476 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 21,779 2.1554 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 31,439 2.1456 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 37,867 2.1462 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 38,088 2.1164 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 61,987 2.1510 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 127,047 2.1417 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 138,414 2.1535 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 151,760 2.1552 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 250,000 2.1329 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 856,664 2.1457 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 68 2.1194 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 810 2.1479 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 1,200 2.1700 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 2,407 2.1677 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 2,532 2.1520 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 3,524 2.1462 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 3,600 2.1665 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 4,706 2.1664 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 5,065 2.1425 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 5,266 2.1442 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 8,281 2.1572 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 8,366 2.1376 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 8,532 2.1400 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 10,036 2.1220 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 10,194 2.1262 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 11,172 2.1402 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 11,767 2.1197 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 15,316 2.1186 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 16,313 2.1179 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 26,845 2.1458 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 27,221 2.1456 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 35,345 2.1601 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 39,119 2.1579 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 41,810 2.1472 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 44,260 2.1286 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 62,268 2.1540 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 62,299 2.1333 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 71,730 2.1508 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 96,028 2.1510 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 115,909 2.1339 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 144,800 2.1538 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 215,505 2.1372 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 315,221 2.1423 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 397,636 2.1547 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 68 2.1194 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 431 2.1670 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 770 2.1117 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 810 2.1479 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 1,210 2.1067 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 1,606 2.1125 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 1,813 2.1493 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 2,398 2.1024 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 2,532 2.1520 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 3,524 2.1462 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 3,688 2.0922 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 4,201 2.1440 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 4,295 2.1480 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 4,396 2.0980 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 4,418 2.0979 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 4,706 2.1664 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 4,880 2.0912 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 4,973 2.1473 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 5,266 2.1442 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 5,762 2.1369 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 5,776 2.1477 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 7,745 2.1469 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 8,366 2.1376 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 8,430 2.1238 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 11,300 2.1691 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 12,007 2.1677 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 12,007 2.1677 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 13,488 2.1542 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 14,575 2.1175 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 15,316 2.1186 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 27,221 2.1456 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 31,132 2.0998 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 35,345 2.1601 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 41,810 2.1472 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 62,000 2.1507 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 67,675 2.1120 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 70,396 2.1465 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 75,075 2.1508 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 81,385 2.1397 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 115,909 2.1339 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 132,323 2.1463 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 144,800 2.1538 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 397,636 2.1547 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 76 2.1469 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 269 2.1470 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 1,220 2.1112 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 1,227 2.1655 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 1,270 2.1572 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 1,385 2.1412 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 1,700 2.1667 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 3,513 2.1125 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 3,531 2.1282 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 4,076 2.1368 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 4,555 2.1432 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 4,619 2.1533 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 4,860 2.1351 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 6,297 2.1259 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 7,036 2.1664 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 8,434 2.1526 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 8,844 2.1045 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 10,395 2.1279 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 10,438 2.1475 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 12,672 2.1476 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 14,575 2.1175 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 15,443 2.1478 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 31,439 2.1456 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 32,257 2.1713 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 37,867 2.1462 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 61,987 2.1510 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 67,675 2.1120 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 69,696 2.1635 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 70,396 2.1465 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 93,501 2.1435 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 95,482 2.1659 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 138,414 2.1535 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 142,550 2.1258 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 185,825 2.1473 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 485,227 2.1426 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: 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: RET
Sequence Number: 640838
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20180207T115431+0000

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC