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: 07 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: 19,949,987 1.03% 36,222,265 1.87%
           
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:
34,325,357 1.77% 8,416,925 0.43%
           
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options)
and agreements to purchase/sell: 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
(4)
TOTAL: 54,275,344 2.80% 44,639,190 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 129 2.2040 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 260 2.1925 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 414 2.1940 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 483 2.1820 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 790 2.2002 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 820 2.2000 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 1,242 2.1848 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 1,408 2.1680 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 1,684 2.1905 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 2,468 2.1838 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 2,856 2.1900 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 2,900 2.1907 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 4,225 2.1710 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 4,782 2.1980 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 4,973 2.1790 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 6,138 2.1578 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 6,538 2.1826 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 8,872 2.1869 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 11,145 2.1782 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 12,206 2.1862 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 20,271 2.1846 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 34,784 2.1822 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 37,127 2.1955 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 37,148 2.1707 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 38,614 2.1725 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 52,671 2.1874 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 65,479 2.2005 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 100,487 2.1856 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 116,234 2.1904 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 153,439 2.1896 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 365,460 2.1911 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 1,627 2.1810 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 2,327 2.1902 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 2,816 2.1920 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 2,856 2.1900 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 6,565 2.1876 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 7,040 2.1888 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 7,155 2.1710 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 9,605 2.1807 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 15,341 2.1782 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 16,412 2.1912 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 31,599 2.2068 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 46,911 2.1870 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 53,314 2.1998 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 104,433 2.1761 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 131,426 2.1923 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 178,172 2.2070 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 268,450 2.1849 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 1,800 2.1714 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 2,700 2.1676 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 13,589 2.1708 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 15,154 2.1700 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 15,341 2.1782 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 16,412 2.1912 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 39,500 2.2067 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 62,657 2.1687 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 76,163 2.1788 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 89,788 2.1848 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 104,433 2.1761 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 114,868 2.2068 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 131,426 2.1923 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 178,172 2.2069 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 129 2.2040 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 222 2.1901 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 260 2.1925 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 307 2.1902 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 414 2.1940 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 790 2.2002 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 820 2.2000 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 1,114 2.1773 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 1,180 2.1553 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 1,242 2.1848 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 1,650 2.1585 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 2,468 2.1838 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 3,308 2.1584 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 3,859 2.1794 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 4,243 2.2021 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 5,605 2.1915 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 5,920 2.2014 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 7,784 2.1808 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 7,806 2.1835 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 9,206 2.1709 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 11,145 2.1782 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 12,206 2.1862 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 20,271 2.1846 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 27,000 2.1826 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 29,158 2.1853 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 29,408 2.1730 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 35,048 2.1897 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 37,148 2.1707 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 41,304 2.1906 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 42,787 2.1923 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 45,772 2.1870 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 50,582 2.2004 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 52,671 2.1874 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 65,479 2.2005 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 84,661 2.1905 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 84,661 2.1905 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 94,139 2.1869 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 100,487 2.1856 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 207,484 2.1913 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: 8 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: 640905
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20180208T124510+0000

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC