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: 26 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: 19,229,455 0.99% 34,828,489 1.79%
           
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:
28,449,759 1.47% 4,450,644 0.23%
           
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options)
and agreements to purchase/sell: 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
(4)
TOTAL: 47,679,214 2.46% 39,279,133 2.02%

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 25 2.2712 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 1,339 2.2795 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 1,452 2.2535 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 1,626 2.2666 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 1,635 2.2515 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 1,787 2.2525 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 1,920 2.2505 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 2,412 2.2763 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 2,854 2.2632 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 11,458 2.2621 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 11,753 2.2599 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 15,882 2.2719 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 19,742 2.2645 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 20,486 2.2604 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 23,621 2.2649 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 24,198 2.2552 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 27,589 2.2549 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 29,839 2.2676 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 62,122 2.2607 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 76,494 2.2614 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 88,461 2.2593 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 191,545 2.2551 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 202,562 2.2616 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 212,924 2.2557 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 221,427 2.2601 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 235,207 2.2610 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 272,960 2.2612 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 306,309 2.2628 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 315,512 2.2516 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 2,156,566 2.2550 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 28 2.2541 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 169 2.2503 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 408 2.2521 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 700 2.2740 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 1,109 2.2716 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 1,339 2.2795 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 1,375 2.2660 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 1,635 2.2515 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 1,787 2.2525 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 1,920 2.2505 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 2,368 2.2570 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 2,951 2.2630 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 4,154 2.2649 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 7,001 2.2653 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 12,570 2.2711 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 13,776 2.2496 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 17,508 2.2631 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 18,308 2.2672 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 22,252 2.2535 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 24,659 2.2657 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 34,701 2.2545 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 38,184 2.2559 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 72,808 2.2628 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 77,933 2.2683 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 94,962 2.2600 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 102,845 2.2589 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 596,429 2.2579 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 1,341,000 2.2684 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 1,490,000 2.2596 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 100 2.2548 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 350 2.2522 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 700 2.2740 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 1,109 2.2716 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 9,739 2.2578 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 12,570 2.2711 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 17,508 2.2631 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Expires 28/03/2019 Long 18,308 2.2672 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 31,802 2.2678 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 68,388 2.2630 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Expires 28/03/2019 Long 77,933 2.2683 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Expires 28/03/2019 Long 1,341,000 2.2684 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Expires 28/03/2019 Long 1,490,000 2.2596 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 4 2.2625 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 5 2.2600 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 25 2.2712 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 75 2.2613 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 1,626 2.2666 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 1,666 2.2546 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 2,412 2.2763 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 2,854 2.2632 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 11,753 2.2599 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 15,882 2.2719 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 23,621 2.2649 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 29,839 2.2676 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 50,383 2.2554 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 62,122 2.2607 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 76,494 2.2614 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 77,391 2.2597 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 191,545 2.2551 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 212,924 2.2557 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 272,876 2.2612 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 331,445 2.2628 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 360,057 2.2615 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 2,156,566 2.2550 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 2,156,566 2.2550 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: 27 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: 642098
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20180227T112830+0000

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC