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: 14 May 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: 87,059 0.03% 30,657 0.01%
           
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:
0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options)
and agreements to purchase/sell: 202,600 0.06% 280,600 0.08%
           
 
TOTAL: 289,659 0.09% 311,257 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 11 160.7900 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Purchase 18 159.5199 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Purchase 40 159.6850 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Purchase 78 159.2600 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Purchase 100 159.2300 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Purchase 100 159.4500 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Purchase 100 159.6900 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Purchase 100 159.6000 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Purchase 100 159.4800 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Purchase 200 160.0399 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Purchase 343 159.5040 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Purchase 400 158.9600 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Purchase 500 159.1360 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Purchase 500 159.4780 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Purchase 500 159.6099 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Purchase 554 160.4474 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Purchase 700 160.1521 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Purchase 733 158.9791 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Purchase 800 159.5425 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Purchase 1,000 160.0052 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Purchase 1,200 160.7500 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Purchase 1,236 160.0630 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Purchase 2,200 159.7385 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Purchase 2,700 159.4538 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Purchase 2,900 160.9510 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Purchase 3,188 159.5434 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Purchase 4,129 160.7934 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Purchase 4,996 161.0300 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Purchase 13,752 160.2749 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Sale 11 160.7900 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Sale 32 160.4300 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Sale 50 159.3600 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Sale 62 160.4500 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Sale 100 159.4300 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Sale 100 159.6600 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Sale 110 159.4563 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Sale 110 159.4490 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Sale 214 158.9772 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Sale 259 160.5989 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Sale 295 160.1475 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Sale 300 159.3366 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Sale 400 160.4450 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Sale 500 159.5640 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Sale 500 160.0740 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Sale 588 159.5787 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Sale 600 160.1599 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Sale 700 159.5571 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Sale 708 160.2034 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Sale 710 159.4636 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Sale 772 160.9394 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Sale 830 160.6281 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Sale 847 160.9903 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Sale 1,036 161.0300 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Sale 1,090 161.0050 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Sale 1,141 160.0523 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Sale 1,200 160.7500 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Sale 1,211 159.9177 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Sale 1,500 159.8231 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Sale 1,549 159.4901 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Sale 1,636 159.9388 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Sale 1,700 160.2285 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Sale 2,000 159.8216 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Sale 2,869 160.9817 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Sale 2,900 160.9510 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Sale 3,511 159.2655 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Sale 4,345 159.8192 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Sale 4,591 160.5753 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 Put Options Selling 100 150 USD American 18 May 2018 0.0500 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Put Options Selling 1,000 160 USD American 29 Jun 2018 4.1000 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: 15 May 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 8,600 160.0000 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 Put Options Written 1,000 160.0000 American 29 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 Put Options Written 600 165.0000 American 15 Jun 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 Purchased 100 165.0000 American 18 Jan 2019
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 Put Options Purchased -500 125.0000 American 21 Dec 2018
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Call Options Written -900 155.0000 American 21 Sep 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 -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 Put Options Written 600 155.0000 American 15 Jun 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 -1,500 200.0000 American 15 Jun 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 Put Options Purchased -2,300 165.0000 American 21 Sep 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 Purchased 100 160.0000 American 18 May 2018
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Call Options Written -500 185.0000 American 25 May 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 -1,000 180.0000 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 Put Options Purchased -1,400 145.0000 American 8 Jun 2018
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Call Options Purchased 13,000 175.0000 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 1,500 140.0000 American 8 Jun 2018
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 200 149.0000 American 18 May 2018
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Put Options Written 100 160.0000 American 18 May 2018
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Call Options Written -200 180.0000 American 18 May 2018
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Call Options Written -600 175.0000 American 18 May 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 -1,400 170.0000 American 18 May 2018
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Call Options Written -1,400 163.0000 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 -8,700 160.0000 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 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 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 Written 100 150.0000 American 18 May 2018
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 -100 165.0000 American 21 Dec 2018
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Put Options Purchased -300 145.0000 American 21 Dec 2018
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 Call Options Written -1,000 210.0000 American 18 May 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 Put Options Written 4,300 115.0000 American 18 May 2018
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Put Options Written 1,600 158.0000 American 18 May 2018
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Call Options Purchased 1,400 165.0000 American 18 May 2018
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Call Options Purchased 700 185.0000 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 Call Options Written -200 158.0000 American 18 May 2018
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Call Options Written -1,200 185.0000 American 18 May 2018
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Call Options Written -1,500 155.0000 American 15 Jun 2018
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Call Options Purchased 2,200 170.0000 American 15 Jun 2018
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Call Options Purchased 600 155.0000 American 21 Dec 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 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 -2,300 140.0000 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 136,000 160.0000 American 15 Jun 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 -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
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Call Options Written -2,000 173.0000 American 18 May 2018

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: 647464
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20180515T111741+0100

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