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: 05 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: 18,735,088 0.97% 39,085,172 2.01%
           
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:
33,137,115 1.71% 4,697,928 0.24%
           
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options)
and agreements to purchase/sell: 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
(4)
TOTAL: 51,872,203 2.67% 43,783,100 2.26%

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 166 2.1458 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 258 2.1424 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 690 2.1562 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 1,426 2.1486 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 1,669 2.1555 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 1,714 2.1517 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 1,935 2.1450 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 2,113 2.1400 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 2,412 2.1531 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 4,200 2.1491 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 5,388 2.1558 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 7,330 2.1536 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 7,361 2.1526 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 11,152 2.1468 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 11,483 2.1522 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 17,757 2.1516 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 19,498 2.1500 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 36,996 2.1457 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 42,036 2.1519 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 71,645 2.1469 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 109,314 2.1496 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 156,851 2.1577 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 194,088 2.1465 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 228,276 2.1437 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 565,911 2.1549 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 186 2.1555 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 319 2.1506 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 400 2.1493 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 415 2.1439 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 609 2.1629 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 721 2.1729 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 1,014 2.1588 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 1,035 2.1509 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 1,694 2.1456 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 3,201 2.1560 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 4,752 2.1400 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 6,076 2.1517 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 8,439 2.1470 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 9,163 2.1572 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 10,620 2.1436 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 12,194 2.1438 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 16,635 2.1549 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 100,958 2.1512 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 136,596 2.1578 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 167,281 2.1592 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 275,837 2.1541 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 324,086 2.1461 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 385,464 2.1590 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 319 2.1506 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 400 2.1493 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 415 2.1439 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 500 2.1587 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 609 2.1629 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 721 2.1729 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 2,697 2.1509 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 2,697 2.1509 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 3,201 2.1560 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 4,752 2.1400 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 6,076 2.1517 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 7,939 2.1463 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 9,163 2.1572 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 16,635 2.1549 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 30,795 2.1299 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 31,489 2.1447 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 136,596 2.1578 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 173,887 2.1588 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 324,086 2.1461 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 371,577 2.1590 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 371,577 2.1590 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 34 2.1452 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 79 2.1436 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 105 2.1536 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 144 2.1568 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 166 2.1459 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 258 2.1424 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 690 2.1562 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 1,177 2.1525 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 1,426 2.1486 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 1,669 2.1555 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 1,901 2.1450 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 1,966 2.1517 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 2,113 2.1400 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 3,118 2.1521 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 4,200 2.1491 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 4,750 2.1437 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 5,244 2.1558 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 7,251 2.1537 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 9,953 2.1463 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 10,880 2.1467 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 11,483 2.1522 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 12,973 2.1533 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 17,757 2.1516 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 18,259 2.1515 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 42,036 2.1519 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 108,137 2.1496 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 156,851 2.1577 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 265,227 2.1502 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 406,273 2.1446 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: 6 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: 642493
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20180306T121644+0000

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC