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 interests and short positions disclosed, if different from 1(a):

The naming of nominee or vehicle companies is insufficient. For a trust, the trustee(s), settlor and beneficiaries must be named.

   
(c) Name of offeror/offeree in relation to whose relevant securities this form relates:

Use a separate form for each offeror/offeree

 

IWG PLC

(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:

For an opening position disclosure, state the latest practicable date prior to the disclosure

 

14 June 2018

(f) In addition to the company in 1(c) above, is the discloser making disclosures in respect of any other party to the offer?

If it is a cash offer or possible cash offer, state “N/A”

 

NO

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: 14,000,971 1.54% 4,469,212 0.49%
           
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:
3,589,545 0.39% 13,424,788 1.47%
           
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options)
and agreements to purchase/sell: 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
(4)
TOTAL: 17,590,516 1.93% 17,894,000 1.96%

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 124 3.1469 GBP
1p ordinary Purchase 140 3.1405 GBP
1p ordinary Purchase 2,465 3.1412 GBP
1p ordinary Purchase 3,000 3.1510 GBP
1p ordinary Purchase 3,291 3.1660 GBP
1p ordinary Purchase 5,658 3.1653 GBP
1p ordinary Purchase 6,667 3.1465 GBP
1p ordinary Purchase 9,196 3.1519 GBP
1p ordinary Purchase 10,013 3.1323 GBP
1p ordinary Purchase 12,077 3.1577 GBP
1p ordinary Purchase 25,408 3.1737 GBP
1p ordinary Purchase 28,363 3.1306 GBP
1p ordinary Purchase 30,384 3.1740 GBP
1p ordinary Purchase 80,781 3.1738 GBP
1p ordinary Purchase 98,801 3.1461 GBP
1p ordinary Sale 794 3.1628 GBP
1p ordinary Sale 2,182 3.1660 GBP
1p ordinary Sale 2,872 3.1385 GBP
1p ordinary Sale 2,907 3.1510 GBP
1p ordinary Sale 10,024 3.1657 GBP
1p ordinary Sale 10,179 3.1740 GBP
1p ordinary Sale 16,513 3.1364 GBP
1p ordinary Sale 20,916 3.1460 GBP
1p ordinary Sale 26,459 3.1338 GBP
1p ordinary Sale 27,500 3.1603 GBP
1p ordinary Sale 31,327 3.1263 GBP
1p ordinary Sale 34,763 3.1507 GBP
1p ordinary Sale 87,601 3.1451 GBP
1p ordinary Sale 92,719 3.1739 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 45 3.1737 GBP
1p ordinary SWAP Long 671 3.1380 GBP
1p ordinary CFD Long 1,360 3.1385 GBP
1p ordinary CFD Long 2,182 3.1660 GBP
1p ordinary CFD Long 7,632 3.1195 GBP
1p ordinary CFD Long 10,024 3.1657 GBP
1p ordinary SWAP Long 11,800 3.1736 GBP
1p ordinary SWAP Long 12,748 3.1491 GBP
1p ordinary SWAP Long 15,357 3.1409 GBP
1p ordinary CFD Long 16,513 3.1364 GBP
1p ordinary SWAP Long 21,185 3.1616 GBP
1p ordinary SWAP Long 27,500 3.1602 GBP
1p ordinary CFD Long 34,763 3.1507 GBP
1p ordinary SWAP Long 55,901 3.1377 GBP
1p ordinary SWAP Short 1 3.1300 GBP
1p ordinary CFD Short 140 3.1405 GBP
1p ordinary SWAP Short 600 3.1366 GBP
1p ordinary SWAP Short 1,272 3.1482 GBP
1p ordinary SWAP Short 4,535 3.1410 GBP
1p ordinary CFD Short 5,137 3.1399 GBP
1p ordinary SWAP Short 6,084 3.1546 GBP
1p ordinary CFD Short 6,667 3.1465 GBP
1p ordinary SWAP Short 7,938 3.1371 GBP
1p ordinary CFD Short 9,196 3.1519 GBP
1p ordinary SWAP Short 9,335 3.1486 GBP
1p ordinary SWAP Short 17,743 3.1433 GBP
1p ordinary CFD Short 25,408 3.1737 GBP
1p ordinary SWAP Short 30,384 3.1740 GBP
1p ordinary CFD Short 35,983 3.1580 GBP
1p ordinary CFD Short 38,555 3.1477 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:  

15 June 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 and must also be emailed to the Takeover Panel at monitoring@disclosure.org.uk. 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: 649526
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20180615T130842+0100

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC