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: 21 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: 16,980,818 0.87% 34,905,662 1.80%
           
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:
30,659,404 1.58% 3,864,257 0.20%
           
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options)
and agreements to purchase/sell: 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
 
TOTAL: 47,640,222 2.45% 38,769,919 2.00%

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 23 2.2329 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 486 2.2472 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 552 2.2420 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 575 2.2695 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 704 2.2320 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 825 2.2623 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 1,352 2.2538 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 1,828 2.2361 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 1,937 2.2630 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 2,720 2.2700 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 3,161 2.2640 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 3,203 2.2674 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 3,880 2.2404 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 4,265 2.2650 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 6,686 2.2315 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 10,302 2.2453 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 12,992 2.2385 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 14,385 2.2660 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 15,697 2.2499 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 16,207 2.2417 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 19,639 2.2398 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 20,841 2.2429 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 22,364 2.2478 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 33,092 2.2511 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 33,990 2.2670 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 34,548 2.2510 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 60,049 2.2434 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 60,752 2.2661 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 72,866 2.2555 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 103,858 2.2645 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 110,991 2.2483 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 207,150 2.2652 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 243,235 2.2574 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 275,140 2.2667 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 205 2.2645 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 1,205 2.2410 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 1,999 2.2636 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 3,160 2.2655 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 3,161 2.2640 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 3,908 2.2385 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 6,431 2.2659 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 10,524 2.2457 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 15,606 2.2563 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 16,741 2.2649 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 45,970 2.2671 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 49,200 2.2664 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 53,862 2.2330 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 81,235 2.2471 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 86,754 2.2618 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 90,557 2.2578 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 122,856 2.2515 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 147,296 2.2454 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 155,384 2.2492 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 386,002 2.2500 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 594,427 2.2658 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 1,200 2.2667 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 24,994 2.2540 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 35,662 2.2530 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 53,862 2.2330 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 81,235 2.2471 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 114,400 2.2389 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 117,416 2.2515 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 117,416 2.2515 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 147,296 2.2454 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 376,854 2.2523 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 438 2.2542 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 486 2.2472 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 575 2.2695 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 704 2.2320 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 825 2.2623 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 890 2.2541 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 932 2.2423 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 1,828 2.2361 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 3,500 2.2405 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 3,880 2.2404 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 6,350 2.2315 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 7,100 2.2383 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 7,347 2.2659 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 10,185 2.2454 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 12,992 2.2385 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 15,234 2.2503 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 16,207 2.2417 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 19,639 2.2398 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 21,939 2.2658 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 33,092 2.2511 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 34,548 2.2510 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 47,246 2.2339 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 59,384 2.2435 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 72,345 2.2556 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 79,419 2.2594 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 207,150 2.2652 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 241,453 2.2575 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 314,211 2.2667 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: 22 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: 641850
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20180222T120349+0000

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC