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: 09 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: 21,555,790 1.11% 36,593,338 1.89%
           
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:
32,771,937 1.69% 8,167,045 0.42%
           
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options)
and agreements to purchase/sell: 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
(4)
TOTAL: 54,327,727 2.80% 44,760,383 2.31%

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  
48/7p ordinary Purchase 97 2.1370 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 972 2.0940 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 2,158 2.0860 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 2,158 2.1294 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 2,184 2.1108 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 3,353 2.1077 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 4,320 2.1110 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 5,130 2.1165 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 5,885 2.1331 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 6,182 2.1266 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 7,133 2.1156 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 9,794 2.1022 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 16,691 2.0973 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 18,167 2.1309 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 18,738 2.1033 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 24,621 2.0899 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 32,886 2.1264 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 39,001 2.1200 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 55,792 2.1012 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 130,575 2.1036 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 140,533 2.1031 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 188,563 2.1230 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 263,162 2.0975 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 292,697 2.0983 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 379,150 2.1208 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 240 2.1329 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 250 2.1259 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 474 2.1009 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 1,373 2.1180 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 1,395 2.0895 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 1,543 2.1294 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 1,633 2.1020 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 2,676 2.0946 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 3,844 2.1240 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 4,133 2.1303 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 8,730 2.1162 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 10,001 2.1033 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 12,344 2.1237 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 13,234 2.1041 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 18,534 2.1130 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 18,615 2.1293 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 19,306 2.1025 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 26,325 2.1126 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 27,767 2.1156 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 29,346 2.1026 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 30,182 2.0932 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 41,002 2.1094 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 62,107 2.0898 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 81,747 2.1262 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 162,382 2.0900 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 167,798 2.0904 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 599,563 2.1168 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 CFD Long 240 2.1329 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 250 2.1259 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 474 2.1009 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 1,543 2.1294 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 4,133 2.1303 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 9,970 2.1313 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 13,234 2.1041 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 14,183 2.1044 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 18,534 2.1130 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 18,929 2.1218 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 19,306 2.1025 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 23,930 2.0994 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 26,325 2.1126 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 27,571 2.1208 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 29,346 2.1026 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 30,182 2.0932 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 30,377 2.1194 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 30,885 2.0934 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 78,807 2.1251 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 116,586 2.0900 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 116,586 2.0900 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 330,244 2.1315 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 355,480 2.0898 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 97 2.1370 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 400 2.0910 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 435 2.1172 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 1,300 2.0974 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 1,715 2.1330 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 1,749 2.1092 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 2,504 2.1234 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 3,353 2.1077 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 4,170 2.1331 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 4,925 2.1314 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 5,130 2.1165 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 5,986 2.1188 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 9,794 2.1022 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 12,181 2.1368 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 16,691 2.0973 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 18,738 2.1033 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 39,001 2.1200 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 55,792 2.1012 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 56,808 2.0916 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 68,900 2.1036 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 70,421 2.0953 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 103,096 2.1011 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 124,209 2.1027 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 125,000 2.1405 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 140,533 2.1030 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 263,162 2.0975 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 379,150 2.1208 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: 12 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: 641052
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20180212T123354+0000

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC