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: 06 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: 17,441,475 0.90% 38,929,304 2.01%
           
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:
33,764,858 1.74% 4,187,441 0.22%
           
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options)
and agreements to purchase/sell: 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
(4)
TOTAL: 51,206,333 2.64% 43,116,745 2.22%

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 2.1705 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 10 2.1745 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 10 2.1717 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 142 2.1857 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 224 2.1724 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 393 2.1732 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 712 2.1882 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 1,406 2.1750 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 3,289 2.1715 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 3,852 2.1662 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 4,255 2.1729 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 4,440 2.1806 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 9,427 2.1778 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 9,453 2.1708 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 9,670 2.1640 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 16,563 2.1775 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 20,584 2.1685 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 23,644 2.1795 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 85,168 2.1709 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 116,416 2.1707 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 234,847 2.1714 GBP
48/7p ordinary Purchase 282,218 2.1711 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 1,324 2.1670 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 1,406 2.1680 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 1,406 2.1750 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 3,254 2.1830 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 5,082 2.1709 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 5,548 2.1875 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 7,041 2.1873 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 14,473 2.1668 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 14,942 2.1708 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 23,405 2.1684 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 23,690 2.1754 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 40,999 2.1778 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 61,817 2.1690 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 74,349 2.1696 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 77,941 2.1816 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 108,105 2.1705 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 188,956 2.1793 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 319,002 2.1694 GBP
48/7p ordinary Sale 991,729 2.1676 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 5,082 2.1709 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 5,103 2.1700 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 7,038 2.1873 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 14,473 2.1668 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 17,046 2.1729 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 23,405 2.1684 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 30,248 2.1693 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 31,569 2.1688 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 40,999 2.1778 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 55,027 2.1708 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 64,746 2.1875 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 74,349 2.1696 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Long 145,462 2.1798 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 319,002 2.1694 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Long 991,729 2.1676 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 1 2.1709 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 3 2.1866 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 10 2.1717 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 10 2.1745 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 26 2.1722 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 142 2.1857 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 224 2.1724 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 393 2.1732 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 712 2.1882 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 1,500 2.1741 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 3,289 2.1715 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 3,852 2.1662 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 4,229 2.1729 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 11,668 2.1782 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 16,563 2.1775 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 17,671 2.1643 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 20,584 2.1685 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 23,644 2.1795 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 38,771 2.1710 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 116,416 2.1707 GBP
48/7p ordinary SWAP Short 174,907 2.1713 GBP
48/7p ordinary CFD Short 252,433 2.1714 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: 7 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: 642555
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20180307T114943+0000

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC