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: 30 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: 13,879,760 1.52% 4,200,698 0.46%
           
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:
3,282,247 0.36% 13,160,770 1.44%
           
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options)
and agreements to purchase/sell: 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
(4)
TOTAL: 17,162,007 1.88% 17,361,468 1.91%

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 700 3.1040 GBP
1p ordinary Purchase 2,049 3.1054 GBP
1p ordinary Purchase 2,324 3.1150 GBP
1p ordinary Purchase 3,000 3.1107 GBP
1p ordinary Purchase 3,894 3.1111 GBP
1p ordinary Purchase 7,400 3.1078 GBP
1p ordinary Purchase 9,175 3.1099 GBP
1p ordinary Purchase 10,971 3.1090 GBP
1p ordinary Purchase 12,739 3.1106 GBP
1p ordinary Purchase 13,837 3.1089 GBP
1p ordinary Purchase 14,748 3.1100 GBP
1p ordinary Purchase 35,769 3.1098 GBP
1p ordinary Purchase 203,410 3.1117 GBP
1p ordinary Purchase 500,000 3.1081 GBP
1p ordinary Purchase 600,000 3.1091 GBP
1p ordinary Sale 538 3.1062 GBP
1p ordinary Sale 616 3.1085 GBP
1p ordinary Sale 1,466 3.1098 GBP
1p ordinary Sale 2,369 3.1103 GBP
1p ordinary Sale 2,920 3.1077 GBP
1p ordinary Sale 6,331 3.1092 GBP
1p ordinary Sale 9,563 3.1133 GBP
1p ordinary Sale 12,501 3.1089 GBP
1p ordinary Sale 13,749 3.1038 GBP
1p ordinary Sale 42,948 3.1107 GBP
1p ordinary Sale 78,306 3.1108 GBP
1p ordinary Sale 98,628 3.1093 GBP
1p ordinary Sale 204,783 3.1095 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 200 3.1139 GBP
1p ordinary SWAP Long 1,750 3.1123 GBP
1p ordinary CFD Long 2,369 3.1103 GBP
1p ordinary CFD Long 4,171 3.1060 GBP
1p ordinary CFD Long 9,622 3.1133 GBP
1p ordinary SWAP Long 9,622 3.1133 GBP
1p ordinary CFD Long 12,501 3.1089 GBP
1p ordinary SWAP Long 13,512 3.1052 GBP
1p ordinary SWAP Long 17,695 3.1068 GBP
1p ordinary SWAP Long 30,690 3.1116 GBP
1p ordinary SWAP Long 69,996 3.1107 GBP
1p ordinary SWAP Long 212,124 3.1092 GBP
1p ordinary SWAP Short 1,439 3.1100 GBP
1p ordinary CFD Short 2,434 3.1099 GBP
1p ordinary SWAP Short 7,319 3.1101 GBP
1p ordinary CFD Short 14,304 3.1142 GBP
1p ordinary SWAP Short 22,039 3.1073 GBP
1p ordinary SWAP Short 46,667 3.1157 GBP
1p ordinary SWAP Short 57,461 3.1114 GBP
1p ordinary CFD Short 78,778 3.1102 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: 31 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 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: 648533
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20180531T141749+0100

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC