Form 8.3 - GKN 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 GKN 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? MELROSE INDUSTRIES 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:       10p ordinary            
Interests Short Positions
    Number (%) Number (%)
(1) Relevant securities owned
and/or controlled: 77,264,927 4.50% 16,763,883 0.98%
           
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:
3,858,108 0.22% 74,520,368 4.34%
           
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options)
and agreements to purchase/sell: 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
(4)
TOTAL: 81,123,035 4.72% 91,284,251 5.31%

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  
10p ordinary Purchase 250 4.0880 GBP
10p ordinary Purchase 650 4.0535 GBP
10p ordinary Purchase 771 4.0928 GBP
10p ordinary Purchase 1,295 4.0732 GBP
10p ordinary Purchase 1,346 4.0283 GBP
10p ordinary Purchase 1,397 4.0896 GBP
ADR Purchase 4,000 5.6500 USD
10p ordinary Purchase 4,647 4.0673 GBP
10p ordinary Purchase 5,054 4.0749 GBP
10p ordinary Purchase 8,758 4.0340 GBP
10p ordinary Purchase 10,800 4.0694 GBP
10p ordinary Purchase 16,840 4.0695 GBP
10p ordinary Purchase 39,386 4.0258 GBP
10p ordinary Purchase 43,060 4.0688 GBP
10p ordinary Purchase 46,693 4.0383 GBP
10p ordinary Purchase 60,511 4.0677 GBP
10p ordinary Purchase 128,537 4.0641 GBP
10p ordinary Purchase 134,152 4.0549 GBP
10p ordinary Purchase 272,789 4.0500 GBP
10p ordinary Purchase 482,463 4.0556 GBP
10p ordinary Purchase 513,758 4.0690 GBP
10p ordinary Sale 650 4.0535 GBP
10p ordinary Sale 771 4.0930 GBP
10p ordinary Sale 1,451 4.0929 GBP
10p ordinary Sale 2,428 4.0950 GBP
ADR Sale 4,000 5.6500 USD
10p ordinary Sale 4,881 4.0745 GBP
10p ordinary Sale 5,526 4.0490 GBP
10p ordinary Sale 10,000 4.0433 GBP
10p ordinary Sale 10,286 4.0482 GBP
10p ordinary Sale 11,420 4.0690 GBP
10p ordinary Sale 18,308 4.0662 GBP
10p ordinary Sale 23,150 3.9466 GBP
10p ordinary Sale 33,634 4.0633 GBP
10p ordinary Sale 70,835 3.9498 GBP
10p ordinary Sale 100,000 4.0310 GBP
10p ordinary Sale 105,919 3.9696 GBP
10p ordinary Sale 111,742 4.0694 GBP
10p ordinary Sale 181,971 3.9763 GBP
10p ordinary Sale 191,638 4.0417 GBP
10p ordinary Sale 485,724 4.0510 GBP
10p ordinary Sale 506,793 4.0679 GBP

(b) Cash-settled derivative transactions

Class of   Product   Nature of dealing   Number of   Price per
relevant description reference unit
security     securities  
10p ordinary CFD Long 2,000 4.0626 GBP
10p ordinary CFD Long 2,589 4.0642 GBP
10p ordinary SWAP Long 2,999 3.9200 GBP
10p ordinary SWAP Long 4,795 3.9848 GBP
10p ordinary CFD Long 4,881 4.0745 GBP
10p ordinary SWAP Long 6,090 4.0377 GBP
10p ordinary SWAP Long 6,157 4.0808 GBP
10p ordinary CFD Long 10,286 4.0483 GBP
10p ordinary SWAP Long 10,988 4.0520 GBP
10p ordinary SWAP Long 18,308 4.0662 GBP
10p ordinary CFD Long 25,224 4.0686 GBP
10p ordinary SWAP Long 245,518 4.0261 GBP
10p ordinary SWAP Long 706,519 4.0721 GBP
10p ordinary SWAP Short 1,295 4.0732 GBP
10p ordinary CFD Short 2,000 4.0553 GBP
10p ordinary SWAP Short 4,647 4.0673 GBP
10p ordinary SWAP Short 4,733 4.0873 GBP
10p ordinary SWAP Short 4,975 4.0850 GBP
10p ordinary SWAP Short 10,800 4.0695 GBP
10p ordinary CFD Short 43,060 4.0688 GBP
10p ordinary CFD Short 46,693 4.0383 GBP
10p ordinary SWAP Short 46,872 4.0093 GBP
10p ordinary CFD Short 134,152 4.0549 GBP
10p ordinary SWAP Short 179,953 4.0593 GBP
10p ordinary CFD Short 264,764 4.0500 GBP
10p ordinary CFD Short 286,327 4.0623 GBP
10p ordinary SWAP Short 553,766 4.0690 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: 640839
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20180207T120225+0000

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC