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: 13 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: 19,896,394 1.02% 35,364,563 1.82%
           
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:
31,922,845 1.64% 6,987,230 0.36%
           
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options)
and agreements to purchase/sell: 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
 
TOTAL: 51,819,239 2.67% 42,351,793 2.18%

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 6 2.1210 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 119 2.1151 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 350 2.1170 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 372 2.1100 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 1,212 2.1080 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 1,370 2.1090 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 1,404 2.1130 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 3,331 2.1140 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 3,479 2.1091 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 4,353 2.1167 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 4,472 2.1149 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 4,951 2.1148 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 5,774 2.1107 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 8,398 2.1087 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 8,473 2.1097 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 19,876 2.1156 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 30,194 2.1132 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 33,241 2.1145 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 42,698 2.1114 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 51,008 2.1154 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 69,178 2.1209 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 84,798 2.1098 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 117,559 2.1123 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 134,196 2.1146 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 135,543 2.1109 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 270,394 2.1208 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 459,782 2.1163 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 413 2.1112 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 900 2.1170 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 1,317 2.1172 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 1,370 2.1090 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 1,449 2.1180 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 2,897 2.1118 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 3,109 2.1140 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 3,263 2.1163 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 3,491 2.1100 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 5,328 2.1080 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 5,345 2.1097 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 5,388 2.1124 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 6,268 2.1169 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 7,868 2.1142 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 32,096 2.1157 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 41,402 2.1092 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 45,894 2.1083 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 46,065 2.1141 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 92,649 2.1155 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 116,407 2.1187 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 240,259 2.1210 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 293,172 2.1201 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 364,992 2.1101 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 1,179,815 2.1110 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 449 2.1173 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 576 2.1137 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 868 2.1172 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 2,034 2.1217 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 3,119 2.1100 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 3,263 2.1163 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 4,116 2.1079 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 4,410 2.1160 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 5,345 2.1097 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 9,081 2.1208 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 10,092 2.1209 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 18,536 2.1210 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 19,068 2.1155 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 20,072 2.1170 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 21,197 2.1156 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 25,692 2.1127 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 41,402 2.1093 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 45,894 2.1083 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 276,646 2.1202 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 364,992 2.1101 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 1,179,815 2.1110 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 6 2.1216 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 44 2.1109 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 119 2.1150 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 350 2.1170 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 405 2.1111 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 428 2.1118 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 994 2.1104 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 2,197 2.1207 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 2,355 2.1093 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 2,355 2.1093 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 2,743 2.1140 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 3,399 2.1091 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 5,369 2.1107 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 6,161 2.1126 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 8,398 2.1087 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 8,473 2.1097 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 9,716 2.1132 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 13,378 2.1103 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 14,173 2.1113 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 16,003 2.1138 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 16,867 2.1125 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 19,484 2.1133 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 28,481 2.1114 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 33,326 2.1148 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 42,485 2.1098 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 47,470 2.1099 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 53,300 2.1212 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 55,356 2.1079 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 123,892 2.1123 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 134,196 2.1147 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 459,782 2.1163 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: 14 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: 641325
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20180214T115937+0000

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC