Form 8.3 - GKN 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 GKN 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? MELROSE INDUSTRIES 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:   10p ordinary
  Interests   Short Positions
    Number   (%) Number   (%)
(1) Relevant securities owned
and/or controlled: 82,873,176 4.82% 3,434,321 0.20%
           
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:
2,549,596 0.15% 80,186,278 4.67%
           
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options)
and agreements to purchase/sell: 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
 
TOTAL: 85,422,772 4.97% 83,620,599 4.87%

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  
10p ordinary Purchase 1,090 4.1507 GBP
10p ordinary Purchase 1,232 4.1780 GBP
10p ordinary Purchase 1,270 4.1692 GBP
10p ordinary Purchase 1,699 4.1772 GBP
10p ordinary Purchase 1,915 4.1760 GBP
10p ordinary Purchase 2,165 4.1850 GBP
10p ordinary Purchase 2,460 4.1782 GBP
ADR Purchase 2,600 5.8230 USD
10p ordinary Purchase 2,607 4.1504 GBP
10p ordinary Purchase 2,631 4.1863 GBP
10p ordinary Purchase 4,149 4.1705 GBP
10p ordinary Purchase 8,615 4.1020 GBP
10p ordinary Purchase 11,690 4.1451 GBP
10p ordinary Purchase 19,878 4.1545 GBP
10p ordinary Purchase 23,962 4.1548 GBP
10p ordinary Purchase 26,833 4.1745 GBP
10p ordinary Purchase 28,130 4.1837 GBP
10p ordinary Purchase 39,512 4.1791 GBP
10p ordinary Purchase 43,486 4.1833 GBP
10p ordinary Purchase 61,179 4.1859 GBP
10p ordinary Purchase 83,524 4.1787 GBP
10p ordinary Purchase 100,806 4.1452 GBP
10p ordinary Purchase 105,422 4.1480 GBP
10p ordinary Purchase 132,600 4.1758 GBP
10p ordinary Purchase 150,000 4.1864 GBP
10p ordinary Purchase 188,373 4.1879 GBP
10p ordinary Purchase 211,178 4.2015 GBP
10p ordinary Purchase 419,021 4.1621 GBP
10p ordinary Purchase 969,254 4.1781 GBP
10p ordinary Purchase 1,136,137 4.1515 GBP
10p ordinary Purchase 6,678,817 4.1060 GBP
10p ordinary Sale 988 4.0968 GBP
10p ordinary Sale 1,024 4.1560 GBP
10p ordinary Sale 1,915 4.1760 GBP
10p ordinary Sale 2,165 4.1850 GBP
10p ordinary Sale 2,489 4.1852 GBP
ADR Sale 2,600 5.8230 USD
10p ordinary Sale 2,760 4.1868 GBP
10p ordinary Sale 15,801 4.1740 GBP
10p ordinary Sale 19,456 4.1885 GBP
10p ordinary Sale 24,458 4.1566 GBP
10p ordinary Sale 38,242 4.1669 GBP
10p ordinary Sale 41,044 4.1794 GBP
10p ordinary Sale 47,733 4.1909 GBP
10p ordinary Sale 62,331 4.1481 GBP
10p ordinary Sale 70,648 4.1698 GBP
10p ordinary Sale 90,541 4.1480 GBP
10p ordinary Sale 104,462 4.1655 GBP
10p ordinary Sale 315,925 4.1782 GBP

(b) Cash-settled derivative transactions

Class of   Product   Nature of dealing   Number of   Price per
relevant description reference unit
security     securities  
10p ordinary SWAP Long 667 4.1059 GBP
10p ordinary SWAP Long 988 4.0968 GBP
10p ordinary CFD Long 2,600 4.1761 GBP
10p ordinary CFD Long 4,566 4.1841 GBP
10p ordinary SWAP Long 10,106 4.1540 GBP
10p ordinary CFD Long 19,456 4.1885 GBP
10p ordinary CFD Long 53,642 4.1406 GBP
10p ordinary SWAP Long 85,222 4.1927 GBP
10p ordinary SWAP Short 1,090 4.1507 GBP
10p ordinary SWAP Short 6,668 4.1479 GBP
10p ordinary CFD Short 11,690 4.1451 GBP
10p ordinary CFD Short 13,000 4.1503 GBP
10p ordinary CFD Short 23,962 4.1548 GBP
10p ordinary CFD Short 61,179 4.1859 GBP
10p ordinary SWAP Short 105,422 4.1480 GBP
10p ordinary CFD Short 125,867 4.1749 GBP
10p ordinary SWAP Short 196,003 4.1598 GBP
10p ordinary CFD Short 211,178 4.2015 GBP
10p ordinary CFD Short 340,562 4.1827 GBP
10p ordinary CFD Short 376,181 4.1483 GBP
10p ordinary SWAP Short 689,885 4.1558 GBP
10p ordinary CFD Short 843,387 4.1786 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: 641557
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20180216T121858+0000

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC