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: 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? 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: 78,550,858 4.57% 16,305,905 0.95%
           
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:
3,729,028 0.22% 76,202,582 4.44%
           
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options)
and agreements to purchase/sell: 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
(4)
TOTAL: 82,279,886 4.79% 92,508,487 5.39%

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 26 4.1174 GBP
10p ordinary Purchase 100 4.1340 GBP
10p ordinary Purchase 1,468 4.1312 GBP
ADR Purchase 2,749 5.7998 USD
10p ordinary Purchase 3,264 4.1489 GBP
10p ordinary Purchase 4,426 4.0844 GBP
10p ordinary Purchase 4,532 4.1320 GBP
ADR Purchase 6,159 5.7664 USD
10p ordinary Purchase 8,905 4.1257 GBP
10p ordinary Purchase 23,071 4.1386 GBP
10p ordinary Purchase 27,432 4.1372 GBP
10p ordinary Purchase 27,687 4.1349 GBP
10p ordinary Purchase 82,025 4.1173 GBP
10p ordinary Purchase 99,573 4.1385 GBP
10p ordinary Purchase 182,804 4.1170 GBP
10p ordinary Purchase 251,721 4.1263 GBP
10p ordinary Purchase 351,443 4.1169 GBP
10p ordinary Purchase 737,382 4.1280 GBP
10p ordinary Sale 650 4.1400 GBP
10p ordinary Sale 1,468 4.1314 GBP
10p ordinary Sale 1,480 4.1140 GBP
ADR Sale 2,749 5.7998 USD
10p ordinary Sale 3,981 4.1170 GBP
10p ordinary Sale 4,182 4.1116 GBP
10p ordinary Sale 4,426 4.0848 GBP
10p ordinary Sale 5,465 4.1465 GBP
10p ordinary Sale 5,822 4.1372 GBP
ADR Sale 6,159 5.7664 USD
10p ordinary Sale 6,413 4.1168 GBP
10p ordinary Sale 11,084 4.1051 GBP
10p ordinary Sale 15,373 4.1220 GBP
10p ordinary Sale 23,610 4.1039 GBP
10p ordinary Sale 31,496 4.1386 GBP
10p ordinary Sale 32,528 4.1229 GBP
10p ordinary Sale 36,696 4.1171 GBP
10p ordinary Sale 50,008 4.1466 GBP
10p ordinary Sale 66,678 4.1143 GBP
10p ordinary Sale 85,352 4.1088 GBP
10p ordinary Sale 207,671 4.1004 GBP

(b) Cash-settled derivative transactions

Class of   Product   Nature of dealing   Number of   Price per
relevant description reference unit
security     securities  
10p ordinary SWAP Long 3,000 4.0950 GBP
10p ordinary CFD Long 5,465 4.1465 GBP
10p ordinary CFD Long 5,859 4.1416 GBP
10p ordinary SWAP Long 7,417 4.1088 GBP
10p ordinary SWAP Long 15,373 4.1219 GBP
10p ordinary CFD Long 23,610 4.1039 GBP
10p ordinary SWAP Long 66,678 4.1143 GBP
10p ordinary SWAP Long 122,330 4.1078 GBP
10p ordinary SWAP Long 158,599 4.0977 GBP
10p ordinary SWAP Short 100 4.1340 GBP
10p ordinary CFD Short 2,549 4.1456 GBP
10p ordinary SWAP Short 6,737 4.1275 GBP
10p ordinary SWAP Short 6,989 4.1294 GBP
10p ordinary CFD Short 8,905 4.1257 GBP
10p ordinary CFD Short 22,842 4.1519 GBP
10p ordinary CFD Short 23,071 4.1386 GBP
10p ordinary CFD Short 34,572 4.1343 GBP
10p ordinary SWAP Short 38,934 4.1348 GBP
10p ordinary SWAP Short 77,554 4.1427 GBP
10p ordinary SWAP Short 170,330 4.1284 GBP
10p ordinary CFD Short 185,977 4.1173 GBP
10p ordinary SWAP Short 185,977 4.1173 GBP
10p ordinary SWAP Short 201,807 4.1170 GBP
10p ordinary CFD Short 217,149 4.1250 GBP
10p ordinary CFD Short 339,234 4.1330 GBP
10p ordinary CFD Short 351,443 4.1169 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: 640906
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20180208T124954+0000

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC