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 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

 

MELROSE INDUSTRIES 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

 

02 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 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: 19,056,863 0.98% 38,770,421 2.00%
           
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:
32,612,468 1.68% 4,869,518 0.25%
           
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options)
and agreements to purchase/sell: 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
(4)
TOTAL: 51,669,331 2.66% 43,639,939 2.25%

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 1,400 2.1653 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 1,838 2.1772 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 2,651 2.2297 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 2,964 2.1699 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 4,633 2.1780 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 6,242 2.1628 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 6,615 2.1758 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 16,300 2.1725 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 17,097 2.1893 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 17,950 2.1672 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 20,911 2.1704 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 39,337 2.1752 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 41,797 2.1570 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 46,034 2.1821 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 49,060 2.1627 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 59,039 2.1881 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 112,885 2.1714 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 193,236 2.1700 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 195,558 2.1667 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 227,559 2.1690 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 288,674 2.1635 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 775 2.1838 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 878 2.1655 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 1,302 2.1775 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 6,159 2.1806 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 6,243 2.1636 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 9,512 2.1790 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 14,308 2.1900 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 20,986 2.1913 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 34,324 2.1709 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 38,297 2.1689 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 59,456 2.2016 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 109,582 2.1824 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 169,706 2.1835 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 185,510 2.1729 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 263,180 2.1550 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 745,000 2.2056 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 1,117,500 2.2004 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 775 2.1838 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 1,171 2.1568 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 1,335 2.2307 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 6,159 2.1806 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 14,308 2.1900 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 18,985 2.1584 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 20,986 2.1913 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 34,324 2.1709 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 59,456 2.2016 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 106,014 2.1847 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 171,939 2.1817 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 212,692 2.1732 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 218,732 2.1550 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Expires 06/04/2019 Long 745,000 2.2056 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Expires 06/04/2019 Long 1,117,500 2.2004 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 159 2.1781 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 237 2.1648 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 600 2.1552 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 617 2.1673 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 1,400 2.1653 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 1,654 2.1615 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 1,838 2.1772 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 2,024 2.1870 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 4,422 2.1636 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 4,474 2.1780 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 6,242 2.1628 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 7,710 2.1677 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 16,860 2.1896 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 17,333 2.1672 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 39,337 2.1752 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 41,797 2.1570 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 46,034 2.1821 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 47,406 2.1627 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 56,434 2.1625 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 59,039 2.1881 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 59,723 2.1589 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 86,956 2.1756 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 109,225 2.1715 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 191,685 2.1707 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 193,236 2.1700 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 223,509 2.1691 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: 642441
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20180305T140550+0000

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC