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 interests and short positions disclosed, if different from 1(a):

The naming of nominee or vehicle companies is insufficient. For a trust, the trustee(s), settlor and beneficiaries must be named.

   
(c) Name of offeror/offeree in relation to whose relevant securities this form relates:

Use a separate form for each offeror/offeree

 

MELROSE INDUSTRIES PLC

(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:

For an opening position disclosure, state the latest practicable date prior to the disclosure

 

8 FEB 2018

(f) In addition to the company in 1(c) above, is the discloser making disclosures in respect of any other party to the offer?

If it is a cash offer or possible cash offer, state “N/A”

 

YES 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: 21,384,387 1.10% 36,725,333 1.89%
           
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:
33,286,410 1.71% 8,346,807 0.43%
           
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options)
and agreements to purchase/sell: 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
(4)
TOTAL: 54,670,797 2.82% 45,072,140 2.32%

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 891 2.1971 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 1,100 2.1568 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 1,329 2.2057 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 1,456 2.1260 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 1,930 2.2022 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 2,685 2.1630 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 3,338 2.1899 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 3,601 2.1429 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 6,879 2.2025 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 7,099 2.1641 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 9,195 2.1960 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 16,637 2.1751 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 24,202 2.1562 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 26,760 2.1259 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 57,514 2.1803 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 150,240 2.1618 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 167,540 2.1806 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 250,163 2.1970 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 343,380 2.1360 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 499,588 2.1638 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 565,307 2.1944 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 73 2.1708 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 584 2.1534 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 4,343 2.2002 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 5,411 2.2003 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 5,632 2.1967 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 5,732 2.1750 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 17,500 2.1390 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 20,000 2.1536 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 24,169 2.1887 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 28,597 2.1639 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 52,399 2.1663 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 59,736 2.1261 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 61,057 2.1586 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 75,615 2.1753 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 82,141 2.2015 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 89,783 2.1651 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 146,594 2.1573 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 166,074 2.1258 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 177,533 2.1769 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 186,529 2.1630 GBP

(b) Cash-settled derivative transactions

(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 135 2.1359 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 900 2.1910 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 2,627 2.2098 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 5,732 2.1750 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 10,330 2.1997 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 12,297 2.1759 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 12,700 2.1846 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 13,270 2.1867 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 16,973 2.1369 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 25,649 2.1589 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 32,800 2.1257 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 44,084 2.1670 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 49,966 2.1837 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 66,711 2.1903 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 82,141 2.2015 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 116,508 2.1608 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 146,594 2.1573 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 166,074 2.1258 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 2 2.1260 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 4 2.1950 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 163 2.1970 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 489 2.1999 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 1,329 2.2057 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 1,454 2.1259 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 1,700 2.1849 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 1,926 2.2022 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 3,345 2.1968 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 3,601 2.1429 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 6,551 2.1988 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 7,099 2.1641 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 16,637 2.1751 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 28,856 2.1937 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 38,895 2.1401 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 57,514 2.1803 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 66,604 2.1472 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 84,243 2.1357 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 107,326 2.2027 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 107,326 2.2027 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 190,085 2.1261 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 250,891 2.1971 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 406,018 2.2062 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 499,588 2.1638 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:  

9 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 and must also be emailed to the Takeover Panel at monitoring@disclosure.org.uk. 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: 640988
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20180209T125004+0000

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BARCLAYS PLC

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BARCLAYS PLC