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: 01 March 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: 19,276,399 0.99% 36,516,019 1.88%
           
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:
30,091,103 1.55% 4,900,578 0.25%
           
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options)
and agreements to purchase/sell: 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
 
TOTAL: 49,367,502 2.54% 41,416,597 2.13%

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 109 2.2565 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 281 2.2652 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 326 2.2560 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 328 2.2580 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 470 2.2289 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 939 2.2614 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 1,227 2.2716 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 1,279 2.2419 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 2,214 2.2752 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 2,356 2.2385 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 2,756 2.2570 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 3,326 2.2585 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 3,665 2.2579 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 6,004 2.2655 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 6,260 2.2543 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 10,812 2.2456 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 19,877 2.2489 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 76,519 2.2441 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 97,459 2.2409 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 99,764 2.2280 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 231,570 2.2438 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 418,646 2.2447 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 757 2.2317 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 1,343 2.2460 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 1,535 2.2564 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 2,165 2.2326 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 3,376 2.2281 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 4,453 2.2342 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 5,507 2.2507 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 9,153 2.2490 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 12,024 2.2337 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 29,748 2.2539 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 29,800 2.2348 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 47,251 2.2431 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 97,853 2.2503 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 134,421 2.2596 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 186,610 2.2557 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 256,273 2.2280 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 372,500 2.2543 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 745,000 2.2556 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 757 2.2317 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 1,300 2.2530 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 1,535 2.2564 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 2,891 2.2338 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 8,781 2.2407 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 9,153 2.2490 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 12,203 2.2557 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 17,120 2.2341 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 29,748 2.2539 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Expires 05/04/2019 Long 29,800 2.2348 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 38,470 2.2437 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 83,718 2.2611 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Expires 05/04/2019 Long 134,421 2.2595 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 187,242 2.2505 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 256,273 2.2279 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Expires 05/04/2019 Long 372,500 2.2543 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Expires 05/04/2019 Long 745,000 2.2556 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 79 2.2439 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 281 2.2652 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 326 2.2560 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 409 2.2716 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 437 2.2598 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 470 2.2290 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 818 2.2715 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 939 2.2614 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 1,279 2.2419 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 1,600 2.2366 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 2,214 2.2752 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 2,356 2.2385 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 3,326 2.2585 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 6,004 2.2655 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 7,815 2.2574 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 10,812 2.2456 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 19,877 2.2489 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 23,793 2.2298 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 54,780 2.2281 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 76,519 2.2441 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 89,691 2.2353 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 97,459 2.2410 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 231,491 2.2438 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 253,648 2.2536 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: 2 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: 642348
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20180302T115612+0000

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC