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: 24 May 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: 8,441,020 1.02% 5,792,683 0.70%
           
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:
2,685,327 0.33% 3,524,099 0.43%
           
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options)
and agreements to purchase/sell: 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
 
TOTAL: 11,126,347 1.35% 9,316,782 1.13%

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 716,364 7.7101 GBP 7.5423 GBP
0.1p ordinary Sale 1,062,003 7.7010 GBP 7.612 GBP
ADR Purchase 24,000 20.4100 USD 20.41 USD
ADR Sale 24,000 20.4100 USD 20.41 USD

(b) Cash-settled derivative transactions

Class of   Product   Nature of dealing   Number of   Price per
relevant description reference unit
security     securities  
0.1p ordinary CFD Long 57 7.6119 GBP
0.1p ordinary SWAP Long 200 7.6112 GBP
0.1p ordinary CFD Long 200 7.6120 GBP
0.1p ordinary SWAP Long 300 7.7019 GBP
0.1p ordinary SWAP Long 400 7.6418 GBP
0.1p ordinary SWAP Long 747 7.6808 GBP
0.1p ordinary SWAP Long 3,326 7.6453 GBP
0.1p ordinary CFD Long 5,910 7.6911 GBP
0.1p ordinary CFD Long 7,000 7.6405 GBP
0.1p ordinary SWAP Long 12,344 7.6755 GBP
0.1p ordinary CFD Long 14,278 7.6849 GBP
0.1p ordinary CFD Long 14,920 7.6534 GBP
0.1p ordinary SWAP Long 14,920 7.6534 GBP
0.1p ordinary SWAP Long 15,915 7.6650 GBP
0.1p ordinary SWAP Long 21,455 7.6116 GBP
0.1p ordinary SWAP Long 31,829 7.7010 GBP
0.1p ordinary SWAP Long 80,308 7.6867 GBP
0.1p ordinary CFD Long 541,500 7.6554 GBP
0.1p ordinary SWAP Short 51 7.6266 GBP
0.1p ordinary CFD Short 130 7.7101 GBP
0.1p ordinary SWAP Short 153 7.6564 GBP
0.1p ordinary CFD Short 257 7.6927 GBP
0.1p ordinary CFD Short 561 7.6524 GBP
0.1p ordinary CFD Short 568 7.6516 GBP
0.1p ordinary CFD Short 1,158 7.6467 GBP
0.1p ordinary SWAP Short 1,172 7.6603 GBP
0.1p ordinary CFD Short 1,571 7.6740 GBP
0.1p ordinary CFD Short 2,508 7.6552 GBP
0.1p ordinary SWAP Short 3,372 7.6745 GBP
0.1p ordinary CFD Short 3,648 7.6331 GBP
0.1p ordinary CFD Short 7,568 7.6362 GBP
0.1p ordinary CFD Short 14,194 7.6296 GBP
0.1p ordinary CFD Short 15,732 7.6785 GBP
0.1p ordinary CFD Short 48,000 7.5423 GBP
0.1p ordinary SWAP Short 64,656 7.6135 GBP
0.1p ordinary SWAP Short 74,064 7.6433 GBP
0.1p ordinary SWAP Short 138,817 7.6120 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: 25 May 2018
Contact name: Femi Badmos
Telephone number: 020 3555 1125

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: 648220
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20180525T102034+0100

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BARCLAYS PLC

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BARCLAYS PLC