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: 20 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: 16,893,050 0.87% 34,369,326 1.77%
           
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:
31,369,460 1.62% 4,307,333 0.22%
           
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options)
and agreements to purchase/sell: 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
(4)
TOTAL: 48,262,510 2.49% 38,676,659 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 247 2.2442 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 714 2.2475 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 1,802 2.2420 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 2,868 2.2456 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 3,362 2.2424 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 4,018 2.2485 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 4,591 2.2452 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 5,432 2.2439 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 5,645 2.2375 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 8,916 2.2319 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 9,097 2.2427 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 10,551 2.2434 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 21,478 2.2410 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 23,537 2.2413 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 29,442 2.2432 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 34,146 2.2460 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 34,451 2.2364 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 42,317 2.2391 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 60,586 2.2435 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 79,301 2.2451 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 99,028 2.2389 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 138,132 2.2481 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 149,144 2.2390 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 236,876 2.2480 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 299,930 2.2412 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 413,279 2.2419 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 458,912 2.2478 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 62 2.2343 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 272 2.2379 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 446 2.2462 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 714 2.2475 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 1,842 2.2415 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 2,967 2.2468 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 3,099 2.2431 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 3,350 2.2480 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 3,864 2.2366 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 4,018 2.2485 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 5,497 2.2403 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 5,645 2.2376 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 5,687 2.2365 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 13,627 2.2323 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 14,469 2.2471 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 23,533 2.2418 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 36,303 2.2466 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 36,628 2.2463 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 48,109 2.2404 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 94,068 2.2396 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 135,521 2.2416 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 182,045 2.2394 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 595,462 2.2473 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 272 2.2379 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 600 2.2433 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 1,161 2.2318 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 1,500 2.2437 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 3,099 2.2431 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 3,864 2.2366 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 7,120 2.2408 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 12,683 2.2442 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 13,627 2.2323 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 23,533 2.2418 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 48,109 2.2404 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 94,068 2.2396 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 135,521 2.2416 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 171,326 2.2386 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 247 2.2442 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 1,700 2.2277 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 1,802 2.2420 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 2,600 2.2408 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 2,868 2.2456 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 4,550 2.2468 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 4,591 2.2452 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 5,432 2.2439 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 8,916 2.2319 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 10,551 2.2434 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 21,078 2.2410 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 21,690 2.2398 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 24,836 2.2462 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 28,217 2.2320 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 34,146 2.2460 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 34,451 2.2364 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 42,317 2.2391 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 60,913 2.2435 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 67,557 2.2400 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 79,301 2.2451 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 85,214 2.2479 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 99,028 2.2389 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 148,312 2.2480 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 278,012 2.2481 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 330,294 2.2396 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: 21 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: 641783
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20180221T115316+0000

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC