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: 15 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: 14,866,817 0.77% 34,773,459 1.79%
           
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:
32,796,036 1.69% 3,468,564 0.18%
           
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options)
and agreements to purchase/sell: 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
 
TOTAL: 47,662,853 2.46% 38,242,023 1.97%

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 225 2.2770 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 433 2.2705 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 507 2.2764 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 1,085 2.2660 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 1,428 2.2750 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 1,464 2.2758 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 1,472 2.2680 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 1,708 2.2685 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 2,044 2.2640 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 2,497 2.2580 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 2,620 2.2701 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 6,348 2.2848 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 6,481 2.2866 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 7,148 2.2673 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 7,429 2.2773 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 7,515 2.2800 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 7,920 2.2795 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 8,868 2.2802 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 19,839 2.2633 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 36,442 2.2732 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 39,150 2.2735 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 55,395 2.2652 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 75,586 2.2195 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 85,828 2.2749 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 103,969 2.2782 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 118,164 2.2689 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 128,308 2.2751 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 158,022 2.2602 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 159,824 2.2699 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 33 2.2907 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 625 2.2795 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 1,472 2.2680 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 3,501 2.2754 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 4,211 2.2471 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 4,500 2.2731 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 6,481 2.2867 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 9,041 2.2740 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 11,110 2.2585 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 27,124 2.2622 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 31,638 2.2910 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 34,479 2.2760 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 34,780 2.2751 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 66,481 2.2851 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 83,322 2.2872 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 95,161 2.2643 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 127,685 2.2783 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 162,200 2.2750 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 200,220 2.2856 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 224,562 2.2797 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 302,169 2.2765 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 4,211 2.2470 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 5,583 2.2835 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 6,441 2.2740 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 8,494 2.2708 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 18,300 2.2774 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 19,733 2.2764 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 27,164 2.2896 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 51,251 2.2815 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 66,481 2.2851 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 76,811 2.2725 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 83,322 2.2872 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 125,000 2.2919 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 127,685 2.2783 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 139,664 2.2750 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 170,020 2.2752 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 200,220 2.2856 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 24 2.2762 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 265 2.2577 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 422 2.2902 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 433 2.2705 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 507 2.2764 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 528 2.2573 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 600 2.2690 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 713 2.2671 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 740 2.2833 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 843 2.2851 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 900 2.2656 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 1,085 2.2660 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 1,441 2.2745 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 1,590 2.2451 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 1,680 2.2580 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 1,708 2.2685 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 1,816 2.2881 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 2,620 2.2701 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 2,879 2.2744 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 3,781 2.2788 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 5,505 2.2847 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 6,435 2.2673 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 6,775 2.2796 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 7,920 2.2795 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 8,299 2.2710 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 8,868 2.2802 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 17,951 2.2704 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 33,303 2.2636 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 35,369 2.2729 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 45,600 2.2752 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 45,885 2.2839 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 75,586 2.2195 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 100,526 2.2675 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 103,969 2.2782 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 109,865 2.2687 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 141,873 2.2699 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: 16 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: 641556
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20180216T121609+0000

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC