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: 23 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: 16,635,654 0.86% 32,791,516 1.69%
           
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:
28,588,587 1.47% 3,777,414 0.19%
           
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options)
and agreements to purchase/sell: 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
(4)
TOTAL: 45,224,241 2.33% 36,568,930 1.88%

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 3,400 2.2710 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 4,244 2.2608 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 4,503 2.2686 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 5,053 2.2672 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 5,900 2.2695 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 7,956 2.2658 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 8,090 2.2636 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 13,621 2.2694 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 14,428 2.2615 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 16,538 2.2689 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 26,457 2.2670 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 40,465 2.2664 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 72,500 2.2706 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 148,742 2.2697 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 163,857 2.2661 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 214,283 2.2709 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 583,905 2.2700 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 8 2.2670 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 116 2.2711 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 1,422 2.2547 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 5,797 2.2690 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 6,526 2.2569 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 7,963 2.2715 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 8,516 2.2691 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 10,068 2.2696 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 18,725 2.2701 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 21,052 2.2695 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 24,888 2.2699 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 74,613 2.2645 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 118,038 2.2688 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 177,321 2.2700 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 259,049 2.2697 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 8 2.2675 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 116 2.2711 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 1,422 2.2547 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 3,238 2.2692 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 6,526 2.2569 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 10,068 2.2696 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 32,514 2.2703 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 35,671 2.2710 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 65,586 2.2670 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 259,688 2.2693 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 1,400 2.2692 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 2,062 2.2664 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 3,400 2.2710 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 4,244 2.2608 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 5,053 2.2672 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 7,417 2.2722 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 7,956 2.2658 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 8,090 2.2636 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 11,938 2.2689 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 13,621 2.2694 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 27,523 2.2713 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 31,654 2.2706 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 43,404 2.2677 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 79,082 2.2670 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 97,591 2.2650 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 101,276 2.2701 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 214,283 2.2709 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 583,905 2.2700 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: 26 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: 642018
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20180226T123953+0000

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC