FORM 8.3 - LONMIN 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 LONMIN 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: 13 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? SIBANYE GOLD LIMITED

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:       USD 0.0001 ordinary            
Interests Short Positions
    Number (%) Number (%)
(1) Relevant securities owned
and/or controlled: 1,841,002 0.65% 2,960,338 1.05%
           
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:
1,329,434 0.47% 365,270 0.13%
           
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options)
and agreements to purchase/sell: 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
(4)
TOTAL: 3,170,436 1.12% 3,325,608 1.18%

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  
USD 0.0001 ordinary Purchase 816 0.6290 GBP
USD 0.0001 ordinary Purchase 1,109 0.6315 GBP
USD 0.0001 ordinary Purchase 1,955 0.6445 GBP
USD 0.0001 ordinary Purchase 2,241 0.6291 GBP
USD 0.0001 ordinary Purchase 4,155 0.6259 GBP
USD 0.0001 ordinary Purchase 4,193 0.6268 GBP
USD 0.0001 ordinary Purchase 4,505 0.6222 GBP
USD 0.0001 ordinary Purchase 5,888 0.6277 GBP
USD 0.0001 ordinary Purchase 19,215 0.6257 GBP
USD 0.0001 ordinary Purchase 30,000 0.6246 GBP
USD 0.0001 ordinary Purchase 34,944 0.6293 GBP
USD 0.0001 ordinary Purchase 37,111 0.6251 GBP
USD 0.0001 ordinary Purchase 160,819 0.6276 GBP
USD 0.0001 ordinary Sale 816 0.6290 GBP
USD 0.0001 ordinary Sale 1,955 0.6445 GBP
USD 0.0001 ordinary Sale 2,241 0.6291 GBP
USD 0.0001 ordinary Sale 2,571 0.6220 GBP
USD 0.0001 ordinary Sale 5,888 0.6277 GBP
USD 0.0001 ordinary Sale 18,720 0.6268 GBP
USD 0.0001 ordinary Sale 42,653 0.6245 GBP
USD 0.0001 ordinary Sale 100,000 0.6593 GBP
USD 0.0001 ordinary Sale 131,736 0.6259 GBP

(b) Cash-settled derivative transactions

Class of   Product   Nature of dealing   Number of   Price per
relevant description reference unit
security     securities  
USD 0.0001 ordinary CFD Long 145 10.4477 ZAR
USD 0.0001 ordinary CFD Long 4,958 0.6249 GBP
USD 0.0001 ordinary SWAP Long 15,599 0.6234 GBP
USD 0.0001 ordinary CFD Long 19,040 10.3977 ZAR
USD 0.0001 ordinary CFD Long 90,009 0.6259 GBP
USD 0.0001 ordinary CFD Long 100,000 0.6593 GBP
USD 0.0001 ordinary CFD Short 100 10.1129 ZAR
USD 0.0001 ordinary CFD Short 2,097 0.6230 GBP
USD 0.0001 ordinary SWAP Short 2,216 0.6314 GBP
USD 0.0001 ordinary CFD Short 5,190 10.3460 ZAR
USD 0.0001 ordinary CFD Short 18,320 0.6321 GBP
USD 0.0001 ordinary SWAP Short 65,355 0.6278 GBP
USD 0.0001 ordinary SWAP Short 95,464 0.6275 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: 14 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: 642996
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20180314T133122+0000

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC