Form 8.3 - GKN 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 interests and short positions disclosed, if different from 1(a):

The naming of nominee or vehicle companies is insufficient. For a trust, the trustee(s), settlor and beneficiaries must be named.

   
(c) Name of offeror/offeree in relation to whose relevant securities this form relates:

Use a separate form for each offeror/offeree

 

GKN PLC

(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:

For an opening position disclosure, state the latest practicable date prior to the disclosure

 

2 March 2018

(f) In addition to the company in 1(c) above, is the discloser making disclosures in respect of any other party to the offer?

If it is a cash offer or possible cash offer, state “N/A”

 

YES MELROSE INDUSTRIES 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:       10p ordinary            
Interests   Short Positions  
    Number (%) Number (%)
(1) Relevant securities owned
and/or controlled: 91,955,441 5.35% 3,612,751 0.21%
           
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:
2,238,055 0.13% 89,364,679 5.20%
           
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options)
and agreements to purchase/sell: 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
(4)
TOTAL: 94,193,496 5.48% 92,977,430 5.41%

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  
10p ordinary Purchase 52 4.2980 GBP
10p ordinary Purchase 2,000 4.2930 GBP
10p ordinary Purchase 2,368 4.2570 GBP
10p ordinary Purchase 4,330 4.1808 GBP
ADR Purchase 7,673 5.8149 USD
10p ordinary Purchase 9,113 4.3153 GBP
10p ordinary Purchase 16,808 4.3094 GBP
10p ordinary Purchase 25,209 4.2846 GBP
10p ordinary Purchase 33,339 4.2626 GBP
10p ordinary Purchase 33,339 4.1854 GBP
10p ordinary Purchase 49,733 4.2000 GBP
10p ordinary Purchase 82,161 4.1998 GBP
10p ordinary Purchase 86,749 4.2801 GBP
10p ordinary Purchase 97,062 4.2043 GBP
10p ordinary Purchase 98,794 4.2957 GBP
10p ordinary Purchase 107,673 4.2771 GBP
10p ordinary Purchase 250,000 4.3426 GBP
10p ordinary Purchase 355,266 4.2397 GBP
10p ordinary Purchase 500,000 4.3085 GBP
10p ordinary Purchase 750,000 4.2958 GBP
10p ordinary Sale 52 4.2981 GBP
10p ordinary Sale 1,038 4.3146 GBP
10p ordinary Sale 2,103 4.3180 GBP
10p ordinary Sale 2,211 4.3176 GBP
10p ordinary Sale 2,563 4.2051 GBP
10p ordinary Sale 3,442 4.3108 GBP
10p ordinary Sale 6,041 4.1847 GBP
ADR Sale 7,673 5.8149 USD
10p ordinary Sale 10,116 4.3166 GBP
10p ordinary Sale 15,205 4.2440 GBP
10p ordinary Sale 17,914 4.2517 GBP
10p ordinary Sale 49,850 4.3062 GBP
10p ordinary Sale 75,401 4.2716 GBP
10p ordinary Sale 120,571 4.2424 GBP
10p ordinary Sale 161,061 4.2710 GBP
10p ordinary Sale 204,194 4.2236 GBP
10p ordinary Sale 280,795 4.2000 GBP
(b) Cash-settled derivative transactions      
Class of Product Nature of dealing Number of Price per
relevant description reference unit
security     securities  
10p ordinary CFD Long 6,041 4.1847 GBP
10p ordinary CFD Long 49,850 4.3062 GBP
10p ordinary SWAP Long 58,531 4.2234 GBP
10p ordinary SWAP Long 136,550 4.2559 GBP
10p ordinary SWAP Long 139,323 4.2213 GBP
10p ordinary SWAP Long 142,309 4.2955 GBP
10p ordinary SWAP Long 225,896 4.2000 GBP
10p ordinary SWAP Short 2,368 4.2570 GBP
10p ordinary CFD Short 7,586 4.2568 GBP
10p ordinary CFD Short 25,209 4.2846 GBP
10p ordinary SWAP Short 28,339 4.2000 GBP
10p ordinary SWAP Short 33,339 4.1854 GBP
10p ordinary SWAP Short 33,339 4.2626 GBP
10p ordinary SWAP Short 54,048 4.3277 GBP
10p ordinary CFD Short 97,062 4.2043 GBP
10p ordinary CFD Short 98,794 4.2957 GBP
10p ordinary CFD Short 107,673 4.2771 GBP
10p ordinary CFD Short 144,169 4.2003 GBP
10p ordinary SWAP Short 207,873 4.2661 GBP
10p ordinary SWAP Expires 06/04/2019 Short 250,000 4.3426 GBP
10p ordinary SWAP Expires 06/04/2019 Short 500,000 4.3085 GBP
10p ordinary SWAP Expires 06/04/2019 Short 750,000 4.2958 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:  

5 March 2018

Contact name:

Jay Supaya

Telephone number:

020 7773 0635

Public disclosures under Rule 8 of the Code must be made to a Regulatory Information Service and must also be emailed to the Takeover Panel at monitoring@disclosure.org.uk. 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: 642440
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20180305T140538+0000

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC