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: 16 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: 15,504,840 0.80% 34,589,591 1.78%
           
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:
32,284,330 1.66% 3,782,320 0.19%
           
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options)
and agreements to purchase/sell: 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
 
TOTAL: 47,789,170 2.46% 38,371,911 1.98%

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 314 2.2810 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 491 2.2740 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 890 2.2745 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 1,141 2.2780 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 1,410 2.2574 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 1,455 2.2690 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 1,559 2.2750 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 2,191 2.2712 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 2,836 2.2576 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 2,858 2.2812 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 4,468 2.2744 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 4,982 2.2710 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 8,818 2.2752 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 9,524 2.2748 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 19,128 2.2765 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 24,149 2.2734 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 34,935 2.2696 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 46,607 2.2642 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 50,174 2.2601 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 67,918 2.2645 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 74,815 2.2722 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 93,766 2.2685 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 150,075 2.2673 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 208,681 2.2711 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 246,212 2.2717 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 331,678 2.2600 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 500,000 2.2561 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 468 2.2814 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 993 2.2764 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 1,925 2.2715 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 2,948 2.2758 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 4,110 2.2696 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 4,457 2.2684 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 7,567 2.2790 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 18,945 2.2685 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 26,154 2.2755 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 30,565 2.2601 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 35,191 2.2740 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 43,464 2.2737 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 43,890 2.2576 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 62,353 2.2739 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 86,036 2.2583 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 113,257 2.2580 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 223,415 2.2603 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 363,446 2.2587 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 468 2.2813 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 2,948 2.2758 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 4,725 2.2772 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 26,154 2.2755 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 35,191 2.2740 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 43,464 2.2736 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 62,353 2.2739 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 65,537 2.2687 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 218,690 2.2598 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 111 2.2775 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 360 2.2722 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 500 2.2602 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 851 2.2730 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 1,300 2.2673 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 1,410 2.2574 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 2,086 2.2683 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 2,158 2.2732 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 2,191 2.2712 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 2,486 2.2806 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 2,836 2.2576 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 3,742 2.2638 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 3,900 2.2743 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 4,334 2.2731 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 4,671 2.2627 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 6,892 2.2533 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 7,560 2.2744 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 7,821 2.2693 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 8,045 2.2669 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 8,818 2.2752 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 16,290 2.2734 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 19,128 2.2765 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 24,763 2.2702 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 31,873 2.2719 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 50,174 2.2601 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 63,239 2.2646 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 93,766 2.2685 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 126,241 2.2696 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 169,544 2.2708 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 286,224 2.2726 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 331,678 2.2600 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: 19 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: 641634
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20180219T120407+0000

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC