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 interests and short positions disclosed, if different from 1(a):

The naming of nominee or vehicle companies is insufficient. For a trust, the trustee(s), settlor and beneficiaries must be named.

 
(c) Name of offeror/offeree in relation to whose relevant securities this form relates:

Use a separate form for each offeror/offeree

CME GROUP INC

(d) Status of person making the disclosure:

e.g. offeror, offeree, person acting in concert with the offeror/offeree (specify name of offeror/offeree)

CONNECTED TO THE OFFEROR

(e) Date dealing undertaken:

15 May 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?

If it is a cash offer or possible cash offer, state “N/A”

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: 87,059 0.03% 31,075 0.01%
           
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:
0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options)
and agreements to purchase/sell: 205,000 0.06% 280,600 0.08%
           
(4)
TOTAL: 292,059 0.09% 311,675 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 40 161.2700 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Purchase 85 160.3801 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Purchase 100 160.1200 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Purchase 100 160.4300 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Purchase 100 160.2600 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Purchase 100 160.0500 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Purchase 100 159.8300 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Purchase 100 160.1300 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Purchase 130 160.2860 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Purchase 200 159.9600 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Purchase 215 160.2805 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Purchase 235 160.4999 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Purchase 240 160.8094 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Purchase 255 160.7567 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Purchase 299 160.1434 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Purchase 300 159.6700 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Purchase 300 160.2133 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Purchase 300 160.3958 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Purchase 304 160.4156 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Purchase 323 160.4655 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Purchase 648 160.2822 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Purchase 764 160.4240 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Purchase 775 160.3806 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Purchase 864 160.3923 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Purchase 1,000 160.2705 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Purchase 1,402 160.4407 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Purchase 1,540 160.0694 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Purchase 2,488 160.3196 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Purchase 2,556 160.4947 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Purchase 3,365 160.4500 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Purchase 3,876 160.3245 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Purchase 3,900 160.3621 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Purchase 4,600 160.3625 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Purchase 4,700 160.3901 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Purchase 5,291 160.3272 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Purchase 10,774 160.4322 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Sale 40 161.2700 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Sale 52 160.0400 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Sale 85 160.3801 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Sale 100 160.1000 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Sale 100 159.6800 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Sale 100 159.4800 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Sale 100 160.1200 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Sale 115 160.5157 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Sale 127 160.3687 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Sale 200 160.3900 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Sale 218 160.4919 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Sale 300 160.6099 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Sale 300 160.2133 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Sale 321 160.5626 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Sale 400 160.3958 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Sale 600 160.0858 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Sale 764 160.4240 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Sale 900 160.6986 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Sale 916 160.4770 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Sale 1,092 160.4720 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Sale 1,200 160.1739 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Sale 1,440 160.0965 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Sale 2,000 160.5741 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Sale 2,488 160.3196 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Sale 2,890 160.3890 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Sale 2,900 160.2200 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Sale 3,461 160.4500 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Sale 4,400 160.3223 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Sale 5,638 160.3378 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Sale 7,700 160.4329 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Sale 11,840 160.3779 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        
ORD Put Options Selling 2,400 130 USD American 15 Jun 2018 0.2000 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: 16 May 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 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

Full name of person making disclosure:  

Barclays PLC.

Name of offeror/offeree in relation to whose relevant securities the disclosure relates:

CME GROUP INC

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 -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 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 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 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 Written -500 185.0000 American 25 May 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 -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 Written -200 180.0000 American 18 May 2018
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Put Options Written 2,800 130.0000 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 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 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 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 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 -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 Written -200 158.0000 American 18 May 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 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 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 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 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
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

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: 647620
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20180516T103147+0100

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BARCLAYS PLC

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BARCLAYS PLC