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: 12 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: 21,534,767 1.11% 35,998,310 1.85%
           
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:
32,246,029 1.66% 8,257,731 0.43%
           
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options)
and agreements to purchase/sell: 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
(4)
TOTAL: 53,780,796 2.77% 44,256,041 2.28%

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 389 2.1066 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 402 2.1061 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 482 2.1160 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 1,216 2.1050 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 4,929 2.1080 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 5,018 2.1070 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 5,476 2.1127 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 7,345 2.1088 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 10,657 2.1067 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 10,709 2.1068 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 11,556 2.1105 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 11,778 2.1032 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 37,199 2.1062 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 38,861 2.1055 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 48,351 2.1058 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 111,121 2.1064 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 130,888 2.1060 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 166,289 2.1046 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 236,652 2.1059 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 337,107 2.1076 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 407,672 2.1079 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 139 2.1049 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 389 2.0950 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 2,850 2.1085 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 3,000 2.1140 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 3,607 2.1050 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 4,122 2.1057 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 5,018 2.1070 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 5,969 2.1091 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 6,814 2.1026 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 7,292 2.1071 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 8,900 2.1046 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 12,598 2.1054 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 12,718 2.1069 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 16,063 2.1058 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 19,990 2.1090 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 26,357 2.1051 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 56,405 2.1022 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 62,371 2.1061 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 93,489 2.1074 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 164,475 2.1080 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 183,910 2.1078 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 313,616 2.1077 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 116 2.1019 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 139 2.1048 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 1,223 2.1079 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 2,568 2.1020 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 4,122 2.1057 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 12,718 2.1068 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 24,375 2.1100 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 24,778 2.1063 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 34,282 2.1050 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 34,784 2.1053 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 56,405 2.1022 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 57,671 2.1061 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 71,766 2.1074 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 131,491 2.1078 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 211,257 2.1080 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 211,257 2.1080 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 927 2.1128 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 1,356 2.1053 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 1,546 2.1088 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 2,715 2.1064 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 4,549 2.1127 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 4,723 2.1081 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 5,819 2.1063 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 8,102 2.1056 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 10,657 2.1067 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 12,278 2.1058 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 19,889 2.1050 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 24,634 2.1048 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 31,359 2.1061 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 33,637 2.1065 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 36,634 2.1062 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 79,941 2.1082 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 93,015 2.1068 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 93,015 2.1068 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 146,941 2.1077 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 156,988 2.1046 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 156,988 2.1046 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 253,466 2.1079 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 355,113 2.1059 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 355,113 2.1059 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: 13 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: 641133
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20180213T111714+0000

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC