FORM 8.5 (EPT/NON-RI) - INFORMA PLC

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FORM 8.5 (EPT/NON-RI)

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 INFORMA PLC
  relevant securities this form relates:  
(c) Name of the party to the offer with which exempt INFORMA PLC
  principal trader is connected  
(d) Date position held/dealing undertaken: 19 April 2018
(e) In addition to the company in 1(b) above, is the exempt principal YES:
  trader making disclosures in respect of any other party to the offer? UBM PLC

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:       0.1p ordinary            
Interests Short Positions
    Number (%) Number (%)
(1) Relevant securities owned
and/or controlled: 4,972,839 0.60% 3,602,226 0.44%
           
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:
406,156 0.05% 2,347,532 0.28%
           
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options)
and agreements to purchase/sell: 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
 
TOTAL: 5,378,995 0.65% 5,949,758 0.72%

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
0.1p ordinary Purchase 308,285 7.3220 GBP 7.2601 GBP
0.1p ordinary Sale 381,071 7.3250 GBP 7.2891 GBP

(b) Cash-settled derivative transactions

Class of   Product   Nature of dealing   Number of   Price per
relevant description reference unit
security     securities  
0.1p ordinary SWAP Long 31 7.3067 GBP
0.1p ordinary SWAP Long 3,030 7.2953 GBP
0.1p ordinary CFD Long 3,220 7.3100 GBP
0.1p ordinary SWAP Long 4,093 7.2990 GBP
0.1p ordinary SWAP Long 9,723 7.2891 GBP
0.1p ordinary CFD Long 13,541 7.2934 GBP
0.1p ordinary CFD Long 13,563 7.2946 GBP
0.1p ordinary SWAP Long 18,894 7.2958 GBP
0.1p ordinary CFD Long 23,950 7.3078 GBP
0.1p ordinary SWAP Long 44,175 7.2940 GBP
0.1p ordinary SWAP Long 47,385 7.3113 GBP
0.1p ordinary SWAP Long 157,733 7.3053 GBP
0.1p ordinary CFD Short 240 7.2601 GBP
0.1p ordinary CFD Short 396 7.2766 GBP
0.1p ordinary CFD Short 549 7.2990 GBP
0.1p ordinary SWAP Short 673 7.3216 GBP
0.1p ordinary CFD Short 684 7.3166 GBP
0.1p ordinary CFD Short 684 7.3243 GBP
0.1p ordinary CFD Short 688 7.2706 GBP
0.1p ordinary CFD Short 1,085 7.2926 GBP
0.1p ordinary CFD Short 1,370 7.3046 GBP
0.1p ordinary CFD Short 1,373 7.2786 GBP
0.1p ordinary CFD Short 1,374 7.2826 GBP
0.1p ordinary CFD Short 2,196 7.3039 GBP
0.1p ordinary SWAP Short 3,186 7.2939 GBP
0.1p ordinary CFD Short 3,414 7.3226 GBP
0.1p ordinary CFD Short 5,033 7.3174 GBP
0.1p ordinary CFD Short 9,784 7.3073 GBP
0.1p ordinary CFD Short 14,745 7.3110 GBP
0.1p ordinary CFD Short 23,171 7.2970 GBP
0.1p ordinary CFD Short 28,303 7.2802 GBP
0.1p ordinary SWAP Short 33,589 7.2892 GBP
0.1p ordinary SWAP Short 50,572 7.2893 GBP
0.1p ordinary SWAP Short 84,821 7.2940 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: 20 Apr 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 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: 645468
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20180420T104711+0100

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC