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: 14 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: 15,642,458 0.81% 35,166,024 1.81%
           
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:
32,443,960 1.67% 3,468,564 0.18%
           
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options)
and agreements to purchase/sell: 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
(4)
TOTAL: 48,086,418 2.48% 38,634,588 1.99%

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 730 2.1359 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 1,533 2.2110 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 1,738 2.1954 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 1,860 2.1590 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 2,912 2.1581 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 3,097 2.1541 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 3,828 2.1532 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 4,972 2.1792 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 5,083 2.1608 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 7,530 2.1474 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 8,870 2.1446 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 10,105 2.1430 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 13,449 2.1404 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 18,326 2.1596 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 18,406 2.1751 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 20,893 2.1857 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 22,403 2.2157 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 25,064 2.2007 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 26,602 2.1695 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 28,190 2.1832 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 44,742 2.1995 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 45,283 2.1516 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 47,171 2.1710 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 134,794 2.1940 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 197,949 2.1841 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 382,881 2.1740 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 55 2.1530 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 269 2.1440 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 374 2.1450 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 445 2.2090 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 451 2.2010 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 494 2.1507 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 1,226 2.1460 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 1,860 2.1590 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 2,407 2.1969 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 2,414 2.1531 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 3,997 2.1394 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 8,309 2.1498 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 10,026 2.1847 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 12,517 2.2056 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 13,062 2.1310 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 13,356 2.1615 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 20,124 2.1962 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 43,451 2.1748 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 44,529 2.1871 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 57,478 2.2114 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 121,225 2.1942 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 131,829 2.1421 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 170,571 2.1638 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 270,116 2.1596 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 663,777 2.2110 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 3,539,446 2.1420 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 SWAP Long 1,226 2.1460 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 3,997 2.1393 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 6,874 2.1415 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 10,026 2.1847 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 13,356 2.1615 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 17,425 2.2128 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 27,109 2.1592 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 31,684 2.1338 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 33,676 2.1396 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 34,022 2.2226 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 39,360 2.1391 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 47,187 2.1780 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 78,045 2.1919 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 170,571 2.1638 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 576,543 2.2109 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 3,539,446 2.1420 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 730 2.1359 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 967 2.1582 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 1,945 2.1581 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 3,010 2.1531 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 3,097 2.1541 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 4,972 2.1792 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 5,702 2.1624 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 7,530 2.1474 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 8,870 2.1446 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 10,105 2.1430 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 11,800 2.1532 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 11,800 2.1532 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 13,449 2.1404 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Expires 15/01/2019 Short 20,780 2.1339 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 22,403 2.2157 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 25,064 2.2007 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 29,478 2.1814 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 42,331 2.1884 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 52,217 2.1626 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 57,800 2.2112 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 59,405 2.1489 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 74,317 2.2111 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 134,794 2.1940 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: 15 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: 641402
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20180215T114003+0000

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC