FORM 8 (DD) - CME GROUP PLC

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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: 21 June 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% 18,545 0.01%
           
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:
0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options)
and agreements to purchase/sell: 111,000 0.03% 178,800 0.05%
           
(4)
TOTAL: 191,000 0.06% 197,345 0.06%

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 1 168.2100 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common stock Purchase 5 166.3900 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common stock Purchase 8 167.0000 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common stock Purchase 25 166.2399 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common stock Purchase 79 167.3736 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common stock Purchase 94 168.4000 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common stock Purchase 100 167.3600 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common stock Purchase 100 168.3400 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common stock Purchase 100 167.4800 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common stock Purchase 100 168.2800 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common stock Purchase 100 167.3000 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common stock Purchase 121 167.2277 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common stock Purchase 200 166.8700 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common stock Purchase 300 167.2000 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common stock Purchase 300 168.0100 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common stock Purchase 400 166.0812 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common stock Purchase 400 167.2912 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common stock Purchase 600 168.4150 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common stock Purchase 700 167.2678 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common stock Purchase 700 168.0971 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common stock Purchase 772 168.2260 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common stock Purchase 1,206 168.2069 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common stock Purchase 2,306 167.6579 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common stock Purchase 4,307 168.1274 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common stock Purchase 4,469 168.2200 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common stock Purchase 4,500 167.2148 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common stock Purchase 4,700 167.4370 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common stock Purchase 5,480 167.7980 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common stock Purchase 5,795 168.0400 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common stock Purchase 6,300 167.3508 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common stock Purchase 9,710 167.6307 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common stock Sale 1 168.2100 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common stock Sale 3 165.6000 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common stock Sale 8 167.0000 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common stock Sale 15 168.3300 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common stock Sale 69 165.5800 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common stock Sale 100 167.4800 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common stock Sale 100 168.2800 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common stock Sale 100 166.2800 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common stock Sale 102 166.5378 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common stock Sale 110 168.3345 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common stock Sale 200 167.3650 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common stock Sale 300 168.0100 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common stock Sale 300 166.0150 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common stock Sale 368 167.5784 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common stock Sale 398 166.9677 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common stock Sale 489 166.2056 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common stock Sale 498 168.0901 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common stock Sale 600 168.3291 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common stock Sale 600 167.7704 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common stock Sale 603 168.2069 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common stock Sale 700 166.7635 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common stock Sale 725 166.3524 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common stock Sale 758 167.6097 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common stock Sale 996 167.6281 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common stock Sale 2,200 166.9722 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common stock Sale 2,600 167.5680 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common stock Sale 2,600 168.2253 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common stock Sale 3,005 167.6447 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common stock Sale 3,100 167.4228 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common stock Sale 3,400 167.8005 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common stock Sale 3,495 167.8300 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common stock Sale 3,739 167.9869 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common stock Sale 4,507 168.0716 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common stock Sale 5,939 168.2200 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common stock Sale 10,148 167.5092 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   Product   Writing,   Number   Exercise   Type   Expiry   Option
of description purchasing, of price date money
relevant selling, securities per unit paid/
security varying etc to which received
option per unit
      relates        
USD 0.01 Class A common stock Call Options Purchasing 800 170 USD American 29 Jun 2018 1.3200 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common stock Call Options Purchasing 600 175 USD American 21 Sep 2018 3.2000 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common stock Call Options Selling 600 170 USD American 21 Sep 2018 5.1500 USD

(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: 22 Jun 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 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 Call Options Purchased 2,600 200.0000 American 21 Dec 2018
USD 0.01 Class A common stock Call Options Purchased 2,400 170.0000 American 22 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 700 173.0000 American 22 Jun 2018
USD 0.01 Class A common stock Call Options Purchased 500 160.0000 American 21 Dec 2018
USD 0.01 Class A common stock Call Options Purchased 200 168.0000 American 6 Jul 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 -700 155.0000 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 Put Options Written 3,100 135.0000 American 20 Jul 2018
USD 0.01 Class A common stock Call Options Purchased 3,000 190.0000 American 21 Sep 2018
USD 0.01 Class A common stock Put Options Written 2,600 115.0000 American 21 Dec 2018
USD 0.01 Class A common stock Put Options Written 2,600 155.0000 American 20 Jul 2018
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 Call Options Purchased 1,700 150.0000 American 18 Jan 2019
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 Call Options Purchased 200 175.0000 American 17 Aug 2018
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 -200 170.0000 American 20 Jul 2018
USD 0.01 Class A common stock Call Options Written -700 175.0000 American 22 Jun 2018
USD 0.01 Class A common stock Put Options Purchased -2,100 165.0000 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 Written -12,700 165.0000 American 20 Jul 2018
USD 0.01 Class A common stock Call Options Purchased 7,900 175.0000 American 21 Sep 2018
USD 0.01 Class A common stock Call Options Purchased 1,000 163.0000 American 20 Jul 2018
USD 0.01 Class A common stock Put Options Written 900 125.0000 American 18 Jan 2019
USD 0.01 Class A common stock Put Options Written 600 145.0000 American 20 Jul 2018
USD 0.01 Class A common stock Put Options Written 500 158.0000 American 22 Jun 2018
USD 0.01 Class A common stock Put Options Written 400 115.0000 American 20 Jul 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 29 Jun 2018
USD 0.01 Class A common stock Put Options Purchased -100 170.0000 American 21 Sep 2018
USD 0.01 Class A common stock Put Options Purchased -100 160.0000 American 17 Aug 2018
USD 0.01 Class A common stock Put Options Purchased -300 90.0000 American 17 Jan 2020
USD 0.01 Class A common stock Put Options Purchased -500 140.0000 American 21 Sep 2018
USD 0.01 Class A common stock Put Options Purchased -700 160.0000 American 21 Sep 2018
USD 0.01 Class A common stock Call Options Written -1,100 180.0000 American 20 Jul 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 Call Options Written -3,100 175.0000 American 20 Jul 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 Put Options Written 2,000 160.0000 American 20 Jul 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 1,300 130.0000 American 21 Sep 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 -500 155.0000 American 21 Dec 2018
USD 0.01 Class A common stock Put Options Purchased -500 163.0000 American 22 Jun 2018
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 -1,200 200.0000 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 Purchased 1,000 105.0000 American 18 Jan 2019
USD 0.01 Class A common stock Call Options Purchased 1,000 180.0000 American 21 Sep 2018
USD 0.01 Class A common stock Call Options Purchased 700 200.0000 American 17 Jan 2020
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 Written 100 165.0000 American 29 Jun 2018
USD 0.01 Class A common stock Put Options Purchased -100 165.0000 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 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 -800 110.0000 American 18 Jan 2019
USD 0.01 Class A common stock Put Options Purchased -1,100 130.0000 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 Put Options Written 50,000 155.0000 American 21 Sep 2018
USD 0.01 Class A common stock Call Options Purchased 800 170.0000 American 29 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 Put Options Written 100 190.0000 American 18 Jan 2019
USD 0.01 Class A common stock Put Options Purchased -2,300 155.0000 American 21 Sep 2018
USD 0.01 Class A common stock Put Options Purchased -4,000 160.0000 American 18 Jan 2019
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 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 Purchased 100 173.0000 American 6 Jul 2018
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 -200 163.0000 American 6 Jul 2018
USD 0.01 Class A common stock Put Options Purchased -200 175.0000 American 21 Sep 2018
USD 0.01 Class A common stock Put Options Purchased -500 180.0000 American 21 Sep 2018
USD 0.01 Class A common stock Put Options Purchased -500 125.0000 American 17 Aug 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 Call Options Written -1,300 160.0000 American 17 Jan 2020
USD 0.01 Class A common stock Put Options Purchased -2,500 140.0000 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 Purchased -3,600 170.0000 American 20 Jul 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 Call Options Purchased 400 160.0000 American 20 Jul 2018
USD 0.01 Class A common stock Call Options Purchased 300 185.0000 American 21 Sep 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 -700 120.0000 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
USD 0.01 Class A common stock Call Options Written -2,800 170.0000 American 21 Sep 2018

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: 650013
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20180622T112331+0100

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BARCLAYS PLC

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