Form 8.3 - VEDANTA RESOURCES

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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 VEDANTA RESOURCES 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: 04 July 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:   USD 0.1 ordinary
  Interests   Short Positions
    Number   (%) Number   (%)
(1) Relevant securities owned
and/or controlled: 3,866,237 1.38% 492,962 0.18%
           
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:
45,616 0.02% 3,430,005 1.22%
           
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options)
and agreements to purchase/sell: 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
(4)
TOTAL: 3,911,853 1.40% 3,922,967 1.40%

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  
USD 0.1 ordinary Purchase 200 8.2380 GBP
USD 0.1 ordinary Purchase 395 8.2200 GBP
USD 0.1 ordinary Purchase 413 8.2198 GBP
USD 0.1 ordinary Purchase 437 8.2300 GBP
USD 0.1 ordinary Purchase 653 8.2293 GBP
USD 0.1 ordinary Purchase 786 8.2280 GBP
USD 0.1 ordinary Purchase 1,000 8.3400 GBP
USD 0.1 ordinary Purchase 1,280 8.2223 GBP
USD 0.1 ordinary Purchase 1,333 8.2400 GBP
USD 0.1 ordinary Purchase 1,357 8.2860 GBP
USD 0.1 ordinary Purchase 1,726 8.2653 GBP
USD 0.1 ordinary Purchase 2,583 8.2191 GBP
USD 0.1 ordinary Purchase 2,606 8.2136 GBP
USD 0.1 ordinary Purchase 2,651 8.2145 GBP
USD 0.1 ordinary Purchase 2,747 8.2199 GBP
USD 0.1 ordinary Purchase 4,083 8.3110 GBP
USD 0.1 ordinary Purchase 12,307 8.2708 GBP
USD 0.1 ordinary Purchase 12,316 8.2540 GBP
USD 0.1 ordinary Purchase 12,455 8.3009 GBP
USD 0.1 ordinary Purchase 12,757 8.2244 GBP
USD 0.1 ordinary Purchase 23,101 8.2157 GBP
USD 0.1 ordinary Purchase 62,804 8.2480 GBP
USD 0.1 ordinary Purchase 146,787 8.2579 GBP
USD 0.1 ordinary Sale 205 8.2180 GBP
USD 0.1 ordinary Sale 216 8.2280 GBP
USD 0.1 ordinary Sale 255 8.2312 GBP
USD 0.1 ordinary Sale 437 8.2300 GBP
USD 0.1 ordinary Sale 1,333 8.2400 GBP
USD 0.1 ordinary Sale 2,172 8.2441 GBP
USD 0.1 ordinary Sale 2,747 8.2199 GBP
USD 0.1 ordinary Sale 2,937 8.2809 GBP
USD 0.1 ordinary Sale 5,043 8.2489 GBP
USD 0.1 ordinary Sale 12,455 8.3009 GBP
USD 0.1 ordinary Sale 15,241 8.2140 GBP
USD 0.1 ordinary Sale 96,140 8.2649 GBP

(b) Cash-settled derivative transactions

Class of   Product   Nature of dealing   Number of   Price per
relevant description reference unit
security     securities  
USD 0.1 ordinary SWAP Long 206 8.2300 GBP
USD 0.1 ordinary SWAP Long 1,442 8.2462 GBP
USD 0.1 ordinary CFD Long 3,521 8.2218 GBP
USD 0.1 ordinary SWAP Long 3,778 8.2747 GBP
USD 0.1 ordinary SWAP Long 10,599 8.3189 GBP
USD 0.1 ordinary SWAP Long 15,241 8.2140 GBP
USD 0.1 ordinary SWAP Long 83,606 8.2592 GBP
USD 0.1 ordinary SWAP Short 200 8.2291 GBP
USD 0.1 ordinary CFD Short 521 8.2152 GBP
USD 0.1 ordinary CFD Short 2,651 8.2145 GBP
USD 0.1 ordinary CFD Short 3,443 8.2709 GBP
USD 0.1 ordinary CFD Short 3,925 8.2796 GBP
USD 0.1 ordinary SWAP Short 4,083 8.3111 GBP
USD 0.1 ordinary CFD Short 4,948 8.2220 GBP
USD 0.1 ordinary SWAP Short 33,013 8.2488 GBP
USD 0.1 ordinary SWAP Short 38,130 8.2690 GBP
USD 0.1 ordinary CFD Short 62,804 8.2480 GBP
USD 0.1 ordinary SWAP Short 90,313 8.2593 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: 5 Jul 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 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: 650974
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20180705T163522+0100

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC