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: 23 April 2018
(f)

In addition to the company in 1(c) above, is the discloser making
disclosures in respect of any other party to the offer?

NO

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: 82,820 0.02% 16,596 0.00%
           
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:
0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options)
and agreements to purchase/sell: 210,200 0.06% 284,400 0.08%
           
 
TOTAL: 293,020 0.09% 300,996 0.09%

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 1 164.1600 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Purchase 10 163.5700 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Purchase 83 163.9900 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Purchase 100 164.1700 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Purchase 100 163.2900 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Purchase 100 163.9500 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Purchase 144 164.1800 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Purchase 148 164.1492 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Purchase 200 163.1910 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Purchase 200 164.1150 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Purchase 200 163.9499 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Purchase 208 163.8507 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Purchase 246 163.9367 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Purchase 298 163.4779 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Purchase 300 163.8666 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Purchase 300 164.0000 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Purchase 300 164.1733 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Purchase 400 164.0675 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Purchase 582 164.1530 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Purchase 613 164.9600 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Purchase 1,538 164.3207 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Purchase 1,590 164.1836 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Purchase 1,711 163.7025 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Purchase 2,000 163.9972 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Purchase 2,385 163.9111 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Purchase 2,400 163.8587 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Purchase 4,152 164.0638 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Purchase 4,300 163.7548 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Purchase 4,500 163.8515 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Purchase 4,550 164.0636 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Purchase 4,613 164.2000 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Purchase 8,772 163.9511 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Purchase 14,357 164.0033 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Sale 11 163.6236 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Sale 53 163.9468 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Sale 100 163.6700 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Sale 180 163.1900 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Sale 200 164.1191 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Sale 200 163.9650 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Sale 244 164.1800 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Sale 302 163.9589 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Sale 361 164.1924 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Sale 400 164.0768 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Sale 500 163.9020 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Sale 600 163.8416 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Sale 613 164.9600 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Sale 618 163.7711 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Sale 683 163.9768 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Sale 900 163.7822 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Sale 900 163.7438 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Sale 1,200 163.9095 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Sale 1,300 163.8400 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Sale 1,390 164.0931 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Sale 1,638 164.3121 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Sale 1,685 163.9501 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Sale 1,690 164.1846 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Sale 1,693 164.2000 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Sale 2,092 164.1331 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Sale 2,563 163.6948 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Sale 3,100 163.9985 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Sale 3,200 163.6702 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Sale 3,267 164.0833 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Sale 7,394 164.0155 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Sale 19,704 163.9662 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 300 170 USD American 27 Apr 2018 0.7400 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Call Options Purchasing 200 170 USD American 21 Sep 2018 7.3500 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Call Options Purchasing 100 173 USD American 27 Apr 2018 0.3900 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Call Options Selling 200 165 USD American 21 Sep 2018 9.7000 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Call Options Selling 100 180 USD American 15 Jun 2018 1.2000 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Put Options Purchasing 2,000 163 USD American 27 Apr 2018 2.2000 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Put Options Selling 1,000 160 USD American 15 Jun 2018 4.4200 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: 24 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 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 Call Options Purchased 8,200 160.0000 American 21 Sep 2018
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Put Options Written 2,100 145.0000 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 100 240.0000 American 17 Jan 2020
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 -200 135.0000 American 18 Jan 2019
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Call Options Written -700 155.0000 American 21 Sep 2018
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Put Options Purchased -1,400 165.0000 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 Call Options Written -2,000 178.0000 American 27 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 2,500 160.0000 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 1,300 190.0000 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 Call Options Written -1,000 180.0000 American 27 Apr 2018
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Call Options Written -1,800 165.0000 American 15 Jun 2018
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Call Options Written -2,400 160.0000 American 11 May 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 Call Options Purchased 5,800 170.0000 American 21 Sep 2018
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 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 Call Options Written -100 165.0000 American 18 May 2018
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Call Options Written -300 160.0000 American 27 Apr 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 -900 180.0000 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 Purchased 13,500 175.0000 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 200 160.0000 American 27 Apr 2018
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Put Options Written 200 153.0000 American 27 Apr 2018
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Put Options Purchased -600 75.0000 American 18 Jan 2019
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Call Options Written -800 145.0000 American 15 Jun 2018
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Call Options Written -900 170.0000 American 18 May 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 -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 -8,600 160.0000 American 15 Jun 2018
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Put Options Purchased -9,400 158.0000 American 27 Apr 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 Put Options Written 1,000 155.0000 American 18 May 2018
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Call Options Purchased 700 200.0000 American 17 Jan 2020
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Call Options Purchased 600 170.0000 American 27 Apr 2018
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 200 140.0000 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 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 Call Options Written -400 180.0000 American 18 Jan 2019
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 -1,000 110.0000 American 18 Jan 2019
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 -2,000 155.0000 American 15 Jun 2018
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Call Options Purchased 2,700 170.0000 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 400 173.0000 American 27 Apr 2018
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 Written -100 165.0000 American 21 Sep 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 Call Options Written -500 135.0000 American 15 Jun 2018
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Put Options Purchased -203,000 150.0000 American 15 Jun 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 -1,900 140.0000 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 Written 135,900 160.0000 American 15 Jun 2018
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Call Options Purchased 9,200 168.0000 American 27 Apr 2018
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Put Options Written 8,400 163.0000 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 17 Jan 2020
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Put Options Purchased -100 70.0000 American 18 Jan 2019
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Put Options Purchased -100 160.0000 American 18 May 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: 645698
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20180424T101301+0100

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