Form 8 (DD) - CME GROUP INC

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FORM 8 (DD)

PUBLIC DEALING DISCLOSURE BY A PARTY TO AN OFFER OR PERSON ACTING IN CONCERT (INCLUDING DEALINGS FOR THE ACCOUNT OF DISCRETIONARY INVESTMENT CLIENTS)

Rules 8.1, 8.2 and 8.4 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 CME GROUP INC
  relevant securities this form relates:  
(d) Status of person making the disclosure: CONNECTED TO THE OFFEROR
(e) Date position held/dealing undertaken: 27 March 2018
(f) In addition to the company in 1(c) above, is the discloser making NO
  disclosures in respect of any other party to the offer?  

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

Class of relevant security:       USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK
Interests   Short Positions
    Number   (%) Number   (%)
(1) Relevant securities owned
and/or controlled: 107,812 0.03% 2,400 0.00%
           
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:
0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options)
and agreements to purchase/sell: 166,100 0.05% 284,700 0.08%
           
(4)
TOTAL: 273,912 0.08% 287,100 0.08%

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).

Details of any securities borrowing and lending positions or financial collateral arrangements should be disclosed on a Supplemental Form 8 (SBL).

(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 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

(i) Party to an offer or person acting in concert (except for a principal trader in the same group as a connected adviser)

Class of relevant   Purchase/sale   Number of   Price per unit
security   securities  
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Purchase 13 157.9800 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Purchase 18 161.8172 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Purchase 87 158.0200 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Purchase 96 158.1100 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Purchase 100 159.7400 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Purchase 100 158.5600 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Purchase 100 159.6800 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Purchase 127 158.2128 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Purchase 170 158.8100 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Purchase 200 159.6650 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Purchase 200 159.7250 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Purchase 200 160.5750 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Purchase 200 159.7450 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Purchase 200 163.3475 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Purchase 400 162.9525 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Purchase 400 162.3315 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Purchase 425 162.4376 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Purchase 500 160.2481 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Purchase 540 160.2648 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Purchase 604 158.0891 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Purchase 800 162.9175 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Purchase 800 161.7684 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Purchase 828 161.0621 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Purchase 1,000 161.2097 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Purchase 1,451 160.3453 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Purchase 1,500 161.4990 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Purchase 1,542 159.7305 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Purchase 1,900 161.8010 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Purchase 2,400 158.4800 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Purchase 4,100 160.3311 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Purchase 4,737 160.3059 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Purchase 5,932 160.8004 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Purchase 10,561 160.3728 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Purchase 25,863 159.0000 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Sale 5 161.9400 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Sale 100 158.8700 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Sale 100 159.4700 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Sale 100 159.7000 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Sale 100 159.7500 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Sale 100 160.9200 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Sale 100 162.2100 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Sale 200 158.9150 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Sale 200 158.9725 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Sale 200 160.4850 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Sale 200 162.2750 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Sale 200 162.4400 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Sale 230 159.7348 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Sale 300 160.8183 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Sale 300 161.1533 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Sale 313 160.3453 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Sale 340 158.7823 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Sale 400 161.5325 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Sale 500 160.8800 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Sale 588 159.6563 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Sale 704 158.0786 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Sale 842 159.0289 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Sale 900 160.2077 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Sale 1,000 160.8920 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Sale 1,200 162.4279 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Sale 1,200 162.2816 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Sale 1,400 162.1996 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Sale 1,500 158.9580 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Sale 2,117 160.4959 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Sale 2,400 158.4800 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Sale 2,800 159.7720 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Sale 2,962 160.6537 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Sale 4,471 160.4462 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Sale 4,492 160.9327 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Sale 4,529 159.3129 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Sale 8,267 161.0384 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Sale 25,753 159.0000 USD

(ii) Principal trader where the sole reason for the connection is that the principal trader is in the same group as a connected adviser

Class of relevant security   Purchases/ sales   Total number of securities   Highest price per unit paid/received   Lowest price per unit paid/received

(b) Cash-settled derivative transactions

Class of relevant security   Product description

e.g. CFD

  Nature of dealing

e.g. opening/closing a long/short position, increasing/reducing a long/short position

  Number of reference securities   Price per unit

(c) Stock-settled derivative transactions (including options)

(i) Writing, selling, purchasing or varying

Class   Product   Writing,   Number   Exercise   Type   Expiry   Option
of description purchasing, of price date money
relevant selling, securities per unit paid/
security varying etc to which received
option per unit
      relates        
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Call Options Purchasing 100 163 USD American 6 Apr 2018 1.8500 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Call Options Purchasing 100 163 USD American 20 Apr 2018 3.6800 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Put Options Purchasing 500 135 USD American 20 Apr 2018 0.2500 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Put Options Purchasing 202,500 150 USD American 15 Jun 2018 3.0600 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Put Options Purchasing 400 163 USD American 27 Apr 2018 4.7800 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Put Options Selling 400 160 USD American 27 Apr 2018 3.7300 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Put Options Selling 135,000 160 USD American 15 Jun 2018 6.7000 USD

(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 party to the offer or person acting in concert making the disclosure and any other person:

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 party to the offer or person acting in concert 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

Are any Supplemental Forms attached?

Supplemental Form 8 (Open Positions)   YES
Supplemental Form 8 (SBL) NO
Date of disclosure: 28 Mar 2018
Contact name: ELISE TANG
Telephone number: 0207 1163001

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 dealing disclosure requirements on +44 (0)20 7638 0129.

The Code can be viewed on the Panel’s website at www.thetakeoverpanel.org.uk.

SUPPLEMENTAL FORM 8 (OPEN POSITIONS)

DETAILS OF OPEN STOCK-SETTLED DERIVATIVE (INCLUDING OPTION) POSITIONS, AGREEMENTS TO PURCHASE OR SELL ETC.

Note 5(i) on Rule 8 of the Takeover Code (the “Code”)

1. KEY INFORMATION

Identity of the person whose positions/dealings   Barclays PLC.
are being disclosed:  
Name of offeror/offeree in relation to whose CME GROUP INC
relevant securities this from relates:  

2. STOCK-SETTLED DERIVATIVES (INCLUDING OPTIONS)

Class   Product   Writing,   Number   Exercise   Type   Expiry
of description purchasing, of price date
relevant selling, securities per unit
security varying etc to which
option
      relates      
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Put Options Written 1,600 145.0000 American 15 Jun 2018
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Call Options Purchased 900 130.0000 American 18 Jan 2019
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Call Options Purchased 200 165.0000 American 20 Apr 2018
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Call Options Purchased 100 240.0000 American 17 Jan 2020
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Call Options Written -100 155.0000 American 21 Sep 2018
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Put Options Purchased -100 115.0000 American 18 Jan 2019
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Put Options Purchased -100 155.0000 American 20 Apr 2018
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Put Options Purchased -200 135.0000 American 18 Jan 2019
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Put Options Purchased -1,100 165.0000 American 27 Apr 2018
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Call Options Written -2,000 190.0000 American 18 May 2018
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Put Options Purchased -2,000 140.0000 American 20 Apr 2018
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Put Options Purchased -5,000 65.0000 American 18 Jan 2019
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Call Options Purchased 1,700 150.0000 American 18 Jan 2019
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Call Options Purchased 1,500 160.0000 American 18 Jan 2019
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Call Options Purchased 1,300 190.0000 American 21 Sep 2018
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Call Options Purchased 200 135.0000 American 18 Jan 2019
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Put Options Written 200 150.0000 American 18 Jan 2019
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Call Options Purchased 100 115.0000 American 18 Jan 2019
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Put Options Written 100 175.0000 American 17 Jan 2020
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Call Options Written -1,000 200.0000 American 15 Jun 2018
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Put Options Purchased -3,500 85.0000 American 18 Jan 2019
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Put Options Purchased -5,000 60.0000 American 18 Jan 2019
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Call Options Written -7,000 170.0000 American 18 Jan 2019
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Put Options Written 5,400 140.0000 American 15 Jun 2018
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Call Options Purchased 1,500 160.0000 American 20 Apr 2018
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Call Options Purchased 100 150.0000 American 17 Jan 2020
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Call Options Purchased 100 175.0000 American 21 Sep 2018
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Call Options Purchased 100 130.0000 American 15 Jun 2018
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Put Options Purchased -500 140.0000 American 21 Sep 2018
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Call Options Written -800 180.0000 American 15 Jun 2018
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Put Options Purchased -1,100 95.0000 American 18 Jan 2019
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Call Options Written -3,200 178.0000 American 20 Apr 2018
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Call Options Purchased 2,200 165.0000 American 15 Jun 2018
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Put Options Written 2,100 145.0000 American 18 Jan 2019
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Put Options Written 1,500 185.0000 American 18 Jan 2019
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Put Options Written 800 105.0000 American 18 Jan 2019
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Put Options Written 400 160.0000 American 27 Apr 2018
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Call Options Purchased 100 165.0000 American 21 Sep 2018
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Call Options Purchased 100 163.0000 American 20 Apr 2018
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Call Options Purchased 100 163.0000 American 6 Apr 2018
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Put Options Written 100 135.0000 American 13 Apr 2018
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Call Options Written -100 175.0000 American 13 Apr 2018
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Put Options Purchased -300 75.0000 American 18 Jan 2019
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Put Options Purchased -500 150.0000 American 29 Mar 2018
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Call Options Written -600 195.0000 American 20 Apr 2018
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Call Options Written -800 145.0000 American 15 Jun 2018
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Put Options Purchased -1,400 115.0000 American 15 Jun 2018
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Put Options Purchased -1,500 130.0000 American 21 Sep 2018
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Put Options Purchased -1,800 160.0000 American 20 Apr 2018
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Put Options Purchased -2,200 90.0000 American 18 Jan 2019
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Call Options Written -5,600 150.0000 American 15 Jun 2018
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Call Options Written -7,500 160.0000 American 15 Jun 2018
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Call Options Purchased 1,000 105.0000 American 18 Jan 2019
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Call Options Purchased 700 200.0000 American 17 Jan 2020
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Put Options Written 400 130.0000 American 15 Jun 2018
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Call Options Purchased 100 120.0000 American 18 Jan 2019
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Call Options Purchased 100 170.0000 American 20 Apr 2018
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Put Options Written 100 175.0000 American 18 Jan 2019
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Put Options Purchased -100 125.0000 American 18 Jan 2019
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Put Options Purchased -200 165.0000 American 13 Apr 2018
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Put Options Purchased -400 120.0000 American 15 Jun 2018
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Put Options Purchased -400 165.0000 American 20 Apr 2018
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Call Options Written -500 180.0000 American 18 Jan 2019
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Put Options Purchased -1,000 110.0000 American 18 Jan 2019
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Call Options Written -2,000 175.0000 American 20 Apr 2018
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Call Options Written -4,000 180.0000 American 20 Apr 2018
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Call Options Purchased 1,000 185.0000 American 15 Jun 2018
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Call Options Purchased 100 125.0000 American 18 Jan 2019
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Put Options Written 100 190.0000 American 18 Jan 2019
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Put Options Purchased -100 155.0000 American 15 Jun 2018
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Call Options Written -300 163.0000 American 29 Mar 2018
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Put Options Purchased -300 150.0000 American 20 Apr 2018
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Call Options Written -1,900 175.0000 American 15 Jun 2018
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Call Options Written -2,000 155.0000 American 15 Jun 2018
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Call Options Purchased 3,100 170.0000 American 15 Jun 2018
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Call Options Purchased 400 145.0000 American 17 Jan 2020
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Call Options Purchased 200 145.0000 American 18 Jan 2019
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Call Options Purchased 100 165.0000 American 6 Apr 2018
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Call Options Written -100 220.0000 American 20 Apr 2018
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Call Options Written -300 160.0000 American 17 Jan 2020
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Put Options Purchased -400 163.0000 American 29 Mar 2018
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Put Options Purchased -500 135.0000 American 20 Apr 2018
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Call Options Written -1,000 135.0000 American 15 Jun 2018
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Put Options Purchased -1,000 160.0000 American 29 Mar 2018
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Put Options Purchased -1,200 100.0000 American 18 Jan 2019
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Put Options Purchased -1,200 170.0000 American 20 Apr 2018
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Put Options Purchased -1,900 140.0000 American 18 Jan 2019
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Call Options Written -3,200 140.0000 American 18 Jan 2019
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Put Options Purchased -202,500 150.0000 American 15 Jun 2018
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Put Options Written 135,000 160.0000 American 15 Jun 2018
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Put Options Written 700 163.0000 American 27 Apr 2018
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Call Options Purchased 500 220.0000 American 18 Jan 2019
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Put Options Purchased -100 70.0000 American 18 Jan 2019
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Call Options Written -200 140.0000 American 15 Jun 2018
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Put Options Purchased -200 120.0000 American 18 Jan 2019
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Call Options Written -1,100 200.0000 American 18 Jan 2019
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Call Options Written -1,600 185.0000 American 18 Jan 2019

3. AGREEMENTS TO PURCHASE OR SELL ETC.

Full details should be given so that the nature of the interest or position can be fully understood:

It is not necessary to provide details on a Supplemental Form (Open Positions) with regard to cash-settled derivatives.

The currency of all prices and other monetary amounts should be stated.

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: DCC
Sequence Number: 643997
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20180328T102719+0100

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