Form 8.5 (EPT/NON-RI) - SKY PLC - Amendment

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FORM 8.5 (EPT/NON-RI) - AMENDMENT TO SALES AND PURCHASES

PUBLIC OPENING POSITION DISCLOSURE/DEALING DISCLOSURE BY AN

EXEMPT PRINCIPAL TRADER WITHOUT RECOGNISED INTERMEDIARY (“RI”) STATUS (OR WHERE RI STATUS IS NOT APPLICABLE)

Rule 8.5 of the Takeover Code (the “Code”)

1. KEY INFORMATION

(a)   Name of exempt principal trader:   BARCLAYS CAPITAL SECURITIES LTD
(b) Name of offeror/offeree in relation to whose SKY PLC
  relevant securities this form relates:  
(c) Name of the party to the offer with which exempt SKY PLC
  principal trader is connected  
(d) Date position held/dealing undertaken: 27 February 2018
(e) In addition to the company in 1(b) above, is the exempt principal NO:
trader making disclosures in respect of any other party to the offer?

2. POSITIONS OF THE EXEMPT PRINCIPAL TRADER

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(b), 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:       50p ordinary            
Interests Short Positions
    Number (%) Number (%)
(1) Relevant securities owned
and/or controlled: 7,552,878 0.44% 4,757,620 0.28%
           
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:
1,230,529 0.07% 5,252,346 0.31%
           
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options)
and agreements to purchase/sell: 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
 
TOTAL: 8,783,407 0.51% 10,009,966 0.58%

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 EXEMPT PRINCIPAL TRADER

Where there have been dealings in more than one class of relevant securities of the offeror or offeree named in 1(b), 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   Total number of   Highest price per unit   Lowest price per unit
security   securities paid/received paid/received
50p ordinary Purchase 1,119,476 13.4800 GBP 13.0195 GBP
50p ordinary Sale 1,121,858 13.4802 GBP 13.0225 GBP

(b) Cash-settled derivative transactions

Class of   Product   Nature of dealing   Number of   Price per
relevant description reference unit
security     securities  
50p ordinary CFD Long 500 13.3130 GBP
50p ordinary CFD Long 4,000 13.2672 GBP
50p ordinary CFD Long 4,000 13.2788 GBP
50p ordinary CFD Long 5,000 13.2988 GBP
50p ordinary CFD Long 5,000 13.2990 GBP
50p ordinary CFD Long 5,000 13.3002 GBP
50p ordinary SWAP Long 5,221 13.2433 GBP
50p ordinary SWAP Long 9,103 13.3150 GBP
50p ordinary CFD Long 10,268 13.2841 GBP
50p ordinary CFD Long 15,200 13.2724 GBP
50p ordinary CFD Long 19,063 13.3139 GBP
50p ordinary SWAP Long 20,371 13.3088 GBP
50p ordinary CFD Long 21,086 13.0711 GBP
50p ordinary SWAP Long 36,725 13.1171 GBP
50p ordinary SWAP Long 425,459 13.3027 GBP
50p ordinary SWAP Short 500 13.3163 GBP
50p ordinary SWAP Short 1,015 13.1408 GBP
50p ordinary SWAP Short 1,300 13.3345 GBP
50p ordinary CFD Short 2,840 13.2211 GBP
50p ordinary CFD Short 5,000 13.1552 GBP
50p ordinary SWAP Short 7,701 13.1053 GBP
50p ordinary CFD Short 10,000 13.0946 GBP
50p ordinary CFD Short 13,288 13.2383 GBP
50p ordinary SWAP Short 22,740 13.2975 GBP
50p ordinary SWAP Short 27,498 13.2770 GBP
50p ordinary CFD Short 50,846 13.3755 GBP
50p ordinary SWAP Expires 01/04/2019 Short 67,026 13.0195 GBP
50p ordinary SWAP Expires 01/04/2019 Short 67,518 13.0234 GBP
50p ordinary SWAP Expires 01/04/2019 Short 85,788 13.1473 GBP
50p ordinary SWAP Expires 01/04/2019 Short 85,931 13.0695 GBP
50p ordinary SWAP Expires 01/04/2019 Short 89,941 13.0495 GBP
50p ordinary SWAP Expires 01/04/2019 Short 139,455 13.0996 GBP
50p ordinary CFD Short 146,801 13.3516 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 exempt principal trader 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 exempt principal trader 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: 27 Mar 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.

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: FEO
Sequence Number: 643956
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20180327T155710+0100

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC