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: 19 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: 16,208,791 0.83% 34,631,831 1.78%
           
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:
31,914,053 1.64% 3,969,786 0.20%
           
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options)
and agreements to purchase/sell: 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
(4)
TOTAL: 48,122,844 2.48% 38,601,617 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 18 2.2362 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 144 2.2301 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 1,276 2.2606 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 1,700 2.2392 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 1,837 2.2460 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 3,367 2.2341 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 3,956 2.2284 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 5,598 2.2554 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 11,264 2.2454 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 12,105 2.2264 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 13,926 2.2531 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 17,009 2.2483 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 18,120 2.2455 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 40,966 2.2269 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 49,500 2.2375 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 60,030 2.2451 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 88,721 2.2323 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 117,462 2.2332 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 139,212 2.2355 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 193,407 2.2489 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 196,679 2.2270 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 239,300 2.2299 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 347,393 2.2272 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 596,028 2.2432 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 19 2.2755 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 1,257 2.2738 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 6,047 2.2325 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 6,620 2.2228 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 8,355 2.2508 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 17,113 2.2472 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 24,583 2.2257 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 34,784 2.2389 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 42,531 2.2379 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 96,298 2.2324 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 101,302 2.2349 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 173,972 2.2384 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 200,614 2.2427 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 222,490 2.2272 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 575,132 2.2378 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 19 2.2752 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 1,257 2.2738 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 1,940 2.2273 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 2,298 2.2403 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 6,620 2.2228 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 17,789 2.2539 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 34,784 2.2389 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 90,971 2.2296 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 173,972 2.2384 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 16 2.2301 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 18 2.2362 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 56 2.2649 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 151 2.2466 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 178 2.2531 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 405 2.2569 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 506 2.2372 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 754 2.2551 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 900 2.2544 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 1,082 2.2602 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 1,276 2.2606 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 1,513 2.2552 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 2,502 2.2635 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 2,665 2.2481 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 2,842 2.2430 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 2,990 2.2252 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 3,940 2.2284 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 5,701 2.2431 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 6,100 2.2382 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 6,995 2.2462 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 11,484 2.2434 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 12,695 2.2271 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 13,521 2.2530 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 17,009 2.2483 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 17,969 2.2455 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 18,250 2.2511 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 26,301 2.2519 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 60,030 2.2451 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 87,464 2.2270 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 88,215 2.2323 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 109,215 2.2269 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 191,243 2.2307 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 193,407 2.2489 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: 20 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: 641718
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20180220T111319+0000

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC