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: 22 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: 17,135,842 0.88% 33,891,544 1.75%
           
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:
29,688,836 1.53% 4,048,601 0.21%
           
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options)
and agreements to purchase/sell: 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
(4)
TOTAL: 46,824,678 2.41% 37,940,145 1.95%

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 466 2.2580 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 554 2.2490 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 764 2.2495 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 974 2.2650 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 1,347 2.2470 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 1,347 2.2465 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 1,347 2.2585 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 1,406 2.2577 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 2,075 2.2637 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 2,696 2.2690 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 3,231 2.2521 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 3,956 2.2473 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 4,317 2.2517 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 5,389 2.2536 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 8,228 2.2651 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 9,387 2.2500 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 10,516 2.2462 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 12,323 2.2589 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 17,869 2.2516 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 18,702 2.2548 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 20,895 2.2566 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 23,613 2.2512 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 48,008 2.2525 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 108,750 2.2545 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 119,631 2.2511 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 149,407 2.2607 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 156,364 2.2560 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 197,465 2.2554 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 288,162 2.2552 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 504,055 2.2582 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 466 2.2580 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 554 2.2490 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 780 2.2639 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 831 2.2494 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 1,232 2.2515 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 1,334 2.2554 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 1,347 2.2465 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 1,347 2.2470 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 1,347 2.2585 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 2,165 2.2538 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 2,910 2.2439 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 3,051 2.2548 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 4,584 2.2430 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 10,651 2.2475 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 12,556 2.2517 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 15,664 2.2505 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 28,914 2.2546 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 43,861 2.2535 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 48,943 2.2518 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 79,134 2.2581 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 83,499 2.2631 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 208,932 2.2561 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 780 2.2639 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 1,100 2.2627 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 1,334 2.2554 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 2,165 2.2538 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 3,051 2.2548 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 3,314 2.2475 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 5,530 2.2465 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 12,556 2.2517 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 26,848 2.2547 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 48,943 2.2518 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 462 2.2578 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 764 2.2495 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 944 2.2577 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 974 2.2650 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 2,658 2.2506 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 3,231 2.2521 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 4,317 2.2517 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 5,389 2.2536 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 6,515 2.2508 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 8,228 2.2651 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 9,387 2.2500 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 10,365 2.2461 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 17,571 2.2518 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 20,513 2.2567 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 31,941 2.2586 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 48,008 2.2525 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 53,286 2.2610 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 92,963 2.2493 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 153,695 2.2523 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 156,364 2.2560 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 168,393 2.2564 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 182,918 2.2631 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 281,647 2.2553 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: 23 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: 641940
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20180223T123648+0000

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC