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: 28 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: 19,308,477 0.99% 35,594,515 1.83%
           
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:
28,819,896 1.48% 4,673,860 0.24%
           
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options)
and agreements to purchase/sell: 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
(4)
TOTAL: 48,128,373 2.48% 40,268,375 2.07%

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 2.2566 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 133 2.2934 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 245 2.2475 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 1,227 2.2886 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 1,544 2.2526 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 2,144 2.2542 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 3,000 2.2579 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 3,144 2.2605 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 3,740 2.2777 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 4,287 2.2572 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 5,171 2.2877 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 10,959 2.2563 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 11,962 2.2596 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 12,491 2.2622 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 14,154 2.2706 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 15,183 2.2746 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 16,421 2.2593 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 79,088 2.2840 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 108,709 2.2491 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 150,357 2.2863 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 185,906 2.2832 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 298,314 2.2814 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 361,753 2.2846 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 435,137 2.2830 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 1,090,217 2.2862 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 3,130 2.2561 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 6,771 2.2492 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 16,460 2.2747 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 26,324 2.2915 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 35,241 2.2903 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 35,879 2.2895 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 39,923 2.2831 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 79,052 2.2832 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 85,264 2.2815 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 87,291 2.2842 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 210,997 2.2888 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 279,075 2.2754 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 827,653 2.2852 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 3,130 2.2561 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 15,338 2.2709 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 16,460 2.2747 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 35,879 2.2895 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 66,907 2.2607 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 126,531 2.2828 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 170,901 2.2785 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 3 2.2567 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 93 2.2813 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 133 2.2934 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 245 2.2475 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 873 2.2621 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 1,227 2.2886 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 1,544 2.2526 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 2,144 2.2542 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 3,740 2.2777 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 4,287 2.2572 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 5,171 2.2877 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 7,809 2.2885 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 8,619 2.2578 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 9,863 2.2544 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 10,737 2.2896 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 10,959 2.2563 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 11,756 2.2565 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 14,154 2.2706 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 16,421 2.2593 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 30,800 2.2832 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 34,987 2.2879 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 42,554 2.2816 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 79,088 2.2840 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 85,826 2.2830 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 104,566 2.2492 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 110,603 2.2837 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 150,357 2.2863 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 205,505 2.2860 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 255,667 2.2814 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 349,311 2.2829 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: 1 Mar 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: 642271
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20180301T115550+0000

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC