FORM 8.5 (EPT/NON-RI) - NEX GROUP PLC - Amendment

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FORM 8.5 (EPT/NON-RI) - AMENDMENT TO PURCHASES

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 NEX GROUP PLC
  relevant securities this form relates:  
(c) Name of the party to the offer with which exempt CME GROUP INC
  principal trader is connected  
(d) Date position held/dealing undertaken: 30 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? CME GROUP INC

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:       17.5p ordinary            
Interests Short Positions
    Number (%) Number (%)
(1) Relevant securities owned
and/or controlled: 10,913,432 2.87% 1,943,141 0.51%
           
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:
126,887 0.03% 10,024,513 2.64%
           
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options)
and agreements to purchase/sell: 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
 
TOTAL: 11,040,319 2.90% 11,967,654 3.15%

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
17.5p ordinary Purchase 1,317,852 10.1300 GBP 9.9649 GBP
17.5p ordinary Sale 548,540 10.1300 GBP 9.95 GBP

(b) Cash-settled derivative transactions

Class of   Product   Nature of dealing   Number of   Price per
relevant description reference unit
security     securities  
17.5p ordinary SWAP Long 169 10.0352 GBP
17.5p ordinary CFD Long 615 10.0492 GBP
17.5p ordinary CFD Long 940 10.0520 GBP
17.5p ordinary CFD Long 1,024 9.9786 GBP
17.5p ordinary SWAP Long 1,230 9.9732 GBP
17.5p ordinary SWAP Long 5,247 10.0390 GBP
17.5p ordinary SWAP Long 11,478 9.9683 GBP
17.5p ordinary SWAP Long 51,306 10.0444 GBP
17.5p ordinary SWAP Long 58,430 10.0080 GBP
17.5p ordinary CFD Long 66,199 10.1291 GBP
17.5p ordinary SWAP Long 108,762 10.0129 GBP
17.5p ordinary SWAP Short 600 10.0426 GBP
17.5p ordinary CFD Short 4,027 9.9649 GBP
17.5p ordinary SWAP Short 5,156 10.0684 GBP
17.5p ordinary CFD Short 5,320 10.0714 GBP
17.5p ordinary SWAP Short 5,704 10.0793 GBP
17.5p ordinary SWAP Short 10,695 10.0090 GBP
17.5p ordinary SWAP Short 47,843 10.1300 GBP
17.5p ordinary SWAP Expires 01/06/2020 Short 100,000 10.0060 GBP
17.5p ordinary SWAP Expires 01/06/2020 Short 100,000 10.0610 GBP
17.5p ordinary SWAP Expires 01/06/2020 Short 100,000 10.0670 GBP
17.5p ordinary SWAP Expires 01/06/2020 Short 120,000 10.0770 GBP
17.5p ordinary SWAP Expires 01/06/2020 Short 200,000 10.0720 GBP
17.5p ordinary CFD Short 380,000 10.0593 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: 4 Jun 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: FEO
Sequence Number: 648718
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20180604T154035+0100

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC