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: 25 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: 80,000 0.02% 28,257 0.01%
           
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:
0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options)
and agreements to purchase/sell: 204,700 0.06% 371,800 0.11%
           
 
TOTAL: 284,700 0.08% 400,057 0.12%

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 40 158.8300 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Purchase 73 159.8100 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Purchase 100 159.7700 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Purchase 105 159.6100 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Purchase 188 158.7700 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Purchase 200 159.9300 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Purchase 300 159.3266 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Purchase 600 159.7900 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Purchase 714 159.8019 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Purchase 840 159.6545 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Purchase 2,900 159.2068 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Purchase 2,929 159.4050 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Purchase 3,083 159.5763 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Purchase 3,650 159.3512 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Purchase 4,051 159.6061 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Purchase 4,700 159.2768 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Purchase 5,888 159.2495 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Purchase 6,854 159.6000 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Purchase 8,628 159.1773 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Purchase 10,210 159.4677 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Purchase 14,029 159.6293 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Sale 8 159.2100 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Sale 40 158.8300 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Sale 50 159.3320 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Sale 73 159.8100 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Sale 79 159.8041 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Sale 100 158.8500 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Sale 100 159.8000 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Sale 100 159.9000 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Sale 100 159.6800 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Sale 105 159.6100 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Sale 168 159.4650 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Sale 200 159.2000 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Sale 200 158.8400 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Sale 201 159.6694 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Sale 300 159.0933 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Sale 300 158.8333 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Sale 311 159.7814 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Sale 400 158.6950 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Sale 400 158.9250 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Sale 500 158.9520 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Sale 536 159.8359 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Sale 588 159.3346 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Sale 600 159.7900 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Sale 700 159.0410 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Sale 700 159.1014 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Sale 800 159.4343 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Sale 800 159.8075 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Sale 877 159.6869 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Sale 1,100 159.2822 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Sale 1,400 159.0128 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Sale 1,900 159.6605 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Sale 2,351 159.5897 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Sale 2,400 158.9904 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Sale 2,500 159.4615 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Sale 2,900 159.3171 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Sale 2,929 159.4050 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Sale 3,083 159.5763 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Sale 5,869 159.4584 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Sale 6,649 159.2318 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Sale 6,834 159.6000 USD
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Sale 21,846 159.5477 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 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 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: 29 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

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 9,800 160.0000 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 Call Options Purchased 500 160.0000 American 21 Dec 2018
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Put Options Written 300 165.0000 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 -200 145.0000 American 22 Jun 2018
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 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 Put Options Written 2,100 155.0000 American 20 Jul 2018
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 900 155.0000 American 15 Jun 2018
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Call Options Purchased 500 155.0000 American 18 Jan 2019
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 -100 170.0000 American 20 Jul 2018
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 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 5,700 140.0000 American 15 Jun 2018
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Put Options Written 500 158.0000 American 15 Jun 2018
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Call Options Purchased 200 168.0000 American 1 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 -100 158.0000 American 15 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 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 9,900 175.0000 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 Call Options Purchased 2,000 165.0000 American 15 Jun 2018
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 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 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 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 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 Put Options Written 200 155.0000 American 22 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 Put Options Purchased -100 165.0000 American 21 Dec 2018
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Put Options Purchased -100 153.0000 American 15 Jun 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 -400 145.0000 American 21 Dec 2018
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 -800 130.0000 American 18 Jan 2019
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 -100,000 145.0000 American 21 Sep 2018
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Call Options Purchased 2,200 175.0000 American 20 Jul 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 Put Options Written 500 125.0000 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 Call Options Purchased 100 163.0000 American 25 May 2018
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Call Options Purchased 100 155.0000 American 25 May 2018
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 -700 168.0000 American 15 Jun 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 500 160.0000 American 25 May 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 -500 155.0000 American 20 Jul 2018
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 -203,400 150.0000 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 136,100 160.0000 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 Written 300 153.0000 American 8 Jun 2018
USD 0.01 CLASS A COMMON STOCK Put Options Written 300 160.0000 American 25 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
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: 648331
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20180529T083009+0100

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