Form 8.3 - IWG PLC

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FORM 8.3

PUBLIC OPENING POSITION DISCLOSURE/DEALING DISCLOSURE BY

A PERSON WITH INTERESTS IN RELEVANT SECURITIES REPRESENTING 1% OR MORE

Rule 8.3 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 IWG PLC
  relevant securities this form relates:  
(d) If an exempt fund manager connected with an
offeror/offeree, state this and specify identity of
  offeror/offeree:  
(e) Date position held/dealing undertaken: 24 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 (if any)

Class of relevant security:       1p ordinary
Interests   Short Positions
    Number   (%) Number   (%)
(1) Relevant securities owned
and/or controlled: 12,763,679 1.40% 3,716,431 0.41%
           
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:
2,916,995 0.32% 12,234,078 1.34%
           
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options)
and agreements to purchase/sell: 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
(4)
TOTAL: 15,680,674 1.72% 15,950,509 1.75%

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 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

Class of relevant   Purchase/sale   Number of   Price per unit
security   securities  
1p ordinary Purchase 327 3.0210 GBP
1p ordinary Purchase 592 3.0305 GBP
1p ordinary Purchase 1,085 3.0186 GBP
1p ordinary Purchase 2,602 3.0200 GBP
1p ordinary Purchase 6,600 3.0278 GBP
1p ordinary Purchase 6,791 3.0235 GBP
1p ordinary Purchase 8,662 3.0318 GBP
1p ordinary Purchase 10,514 3.0206 GBP
1p ordinary Purchase 22,826 3.0266 GBP
1p ordinary Purchase 23,768 3.0289 GBP
1p ordinary Purchase 32,568 3.0211 GBP
1p ordinary Purchase 34,991 3.0320 GBP
1p ordinary Purchase 59,405 3.0256 GBP
1p ordinary Purchase 103,821 3.0217 GBP
1p ordinary Purchase 500,000 3.0213 GBP
1p ordinary Sale 1,677 3.0230 GBP
1p ordinary Sale 2,296 3.0270 GBP
1p ordinary Sale 3,454 3.0211 GBP
1p ordinary Sale 3,978 3.0258 GBP
1p ordinary Sale 7,094 3.0242 GBP
1p ordinary Sale 10,706 3.0321 GBP
1p ordinary Sale 13,780 3.0195 GBP
1p ordinary Sale 35,040 3.0210 GBP
1p ordinary Sale 35,788 3.0275 GBP
1p ordinary Sale 41,897 3.0213 GBP
1p ordinary Sale 46,898 3.0320 GBP
1p ordinary Sale 171,752 3.0256 GBP

(b) Cash-settled derivative transactions

Class of   Product   Nature of dealing   Number of   Price per
relevant description reference unit
security     securities  
1p ordinary SWAP Long 100 3.0220 GBP
1p ordinary SWAP Long 1,590 3.0211 GBP
1p ordinary CFD Long 1,677 3.0230 GBP
1p ordinary CFD Long 2,296 3.0270 GBP
1p ordinary SWAP Long 7,892 3.0255 GBP
1p ordinary SWAP Long 10,482 3.0252 GBP
1p ordinary SWAP Long 26,005 3.0213 GBP
1p ordinary CFD Long 29,166 3.0247 GBP
1p ordinary SWAP Long 30,380 3.0194 GBP
1p ordinary CFD Long 63,580 3.0317 GBP
1p ordinary SWAP Long 96,069 3.0218 GBP
1p ordinary SWAP Short 360 3.0233 GBP
1p ordinary CFD Short 592 3.0305 GBP
1p ordinary CFD Short 1,085 3.0186 GBP
1p ordinary CFD Short 2,602 3.0200 GBP
1p ordinary CFD Short 4,011 3.0271 GBP
1p ordinary CFD Short 10,514 3.0206 GBP
1p ordinary SWAP Short 12,787 3.0320 GBP
1p ordinary CFD Short 23,768 3.0289 GBP
1p ordinary SWAP Short 24,107 3.0218 GBP
1p ordinary SWAP Short 45,842 3.0226 GBP
1p ordinary SWAP Short 106,787 3.0234 GBP
1p ordinary SWAP Expires 29/05/2020 Short 500,000 3.0213 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 person 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 person 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: RET
Sequence Number: 648238
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20180525T120805+0100

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC