Form 8 (DD) - CME GROUP INC

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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: 13 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

Class of relevant security:       USD 0.01 Class A common
Interests   Short Positions
    Number   (%) Number   (%)
(1) Relevant securities owned
and/or controlled: 80,473 0.02% 6,073 0.00%
           
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:
0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options)
and agreements to purchase/sell: 123,000 0.04% 185,200 0.05%
           
(4)
TOTAL: 203,473 0.06% 191,273 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 Purchase 14 166.8500 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Purchase 58 166.5800 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Purchase 100 166.7700 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Purchase 100 166.9000 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Purchase 100 166.4450 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Purchase 100 166.5700 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Purchase 100 166.5000 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Purchase 187 166.2733 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Purchase 200 166.8650 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Purchase 200 166.7200 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Purchase 221 166.3128 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Purchase 273 166.8859 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Purchase 300 166.8000 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Purchase 300 166.8589 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Purchase 425 166.5352 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Purchase 500 166.6834 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Purchase 599 166.4883 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Purchase 612 166.7870 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Purchase 620 166.5193 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Purchase 786 166.8146 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Purchase 853 166.4967 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Purchase 1,357 166.8112 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Purchase 1,439 166.8214 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Purchase 1,705 166.5674 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Purchase 1,732 166.2004 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Purchase 1,824 166.5057 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Purchase 2,389 166.9099 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Purchase 2,483 166.7895 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Purchase 2,600 166.6621 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Purchase 2,740 166.5013 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Purchase 4,300 166.9100 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Purchase 4,585 166.7040 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Purchase 10,536 166.7160 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Purchase 11,600 166.7038 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Sale 1 166.7800 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Sale 36 166.9656 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Sale 75 166.8300 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Sale 100 166.9400 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Sale 100 165.3000 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Sale 100 166.7400 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Sale 110 166.8590 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Sale 113 166.9094 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Sale 130 167.0061 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Sale 170 166.9470 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Sale 190 166.7778 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Sale 200 166.7250 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Sale 200 166.7750 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Sale 200 166.8237 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Sale 200 166.9800 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Sale 200 167.0200 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Sale 230 166.6447 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Sale 258 166.0632 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Sale 300 166.8000 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Sale 300 166.8900 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Sale 327 166.8314 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Sale 500 166.7555 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Sale 500 166.2800 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Sale 500 166.5600 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Sale 800 166.7033 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Sale 1,000 166.7740 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Sale 1,588 166.9100 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Sale 2,140 166.2777 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Sale 2,640 166.4836 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Sale 2,786 166.8247 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Sale 3,900 166.6753 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Sale 4,152 166.7407 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Sale 4,474 166.5049 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Sale 4,926 166.7090 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Sale 6,233 166.7451 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Sale 6,500 166.6991 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Sale 7,000 166.7649 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 Put Options Purchasing 100 85 USD American 17 Jan 2020 1.0500 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Put Options Selling 1,000 135 USD American 21 Sep 2018 0.4500 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Put Options Selling 3,500 160 USD American 21 Sep 2018 3.2000 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: 16 Jul 2018
Contact name: Large Holdings Regulatory Operations
Telephone number: 020 3134 7213

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 Call Options Purchased 900 130.0000 American 18 Jan 2019
USD 0.01 Class A common Call Options Purchased 100 165.0000 American 18 Jan 2019
USD 0.01 Class A common Call Options Purchased 2,600 200.0000 American 21 Dec 2018
USD 0.01 Class A common Call Options Purchased 9,700 160.0000 American 21 Sep 2018
USD 0.01 Class A common Call Options Purchased 500 160.0000 American 21 Dec 2018
USD 0.01 Class A common Call Options Purchased 100 240.0000 American 17 Jan 2020
USD 0.01 Class A common Call Options Purchased 1,000 210.0000 American 21 Dec 2018
USD 0.01 Class A common Put Options Purchased -100 115.0000 American 18 Jan 2019
USD 0.01 Class A common Put Options Purchased -500 125.0000 American 21 Dec 2018
USD 0.01 Class A common Call Options Written -700 155.0000 American 21 Sep 2018
USD 0.01 Class A common Call Options Written -1,000 210.0000 American 18 Jan 2019
USD 0.01 Class A common Put Options Purchased -200 135.0000 American 18 Jan 2019
USD 0.01 Class A common Put Options Purchased -4,800 65.0000 American 18 Jan 2019
USD 0.01 Class A common Call Options Purchased 200 135.0000 American 18 Jan 2019
USD 0.01 Class A common Put Options Written 100 175.0000 American 17 Jan 2020
USD 0.01 Class A common Call Options Purchased 1,700 150.0000 American 18 Jan 2019
USD 0.01 Class A common Put Options Written 3,100 135.0000 American 20 Jul 2018
USD 0.01 Class A common Call Options Purchased 200 175.0000 American 17 Aug 2018
USD 0.01 Class A common Put Options Written 200 70.0000 American 17 Jan 2020
USD 0.01 Class A common Put Options Written 1,500 135.0000 American 21 Sep 2018
USD 0.01 Class A common Call Options Purchased 100 115.0000 American 18 Jan 2019
USD 0.01 Class A common Put Options Written 2,600 155.0000 American 20 Jul 2018
USD 0.01 Class A common Put Options Written 2,600 115.0000 American 21 Dec 2018
USD 0.01 Class A common Call Options Purchased 2,500 160.0000 American 18 Jan 2019
USD 0.01 Class A common Call Options Purchased 300 173.0000 American 13 Jul 2018
USD 0.01 Class A common Call Options Purchased 500 155.0000 American 18 Jan 2019
USD 0.01 Class A common Call Options Purchased 2,700 190.0000 American 21 Sep 2018
USD 0.01 Class A common Put Options Written 200 150.0000 American 18 Jan 2019
USD 0.01 Class A common Put Options Purchased -3,500 85.0000 American 18 Jan 2019
USD 0.01 Class A common Put Options Purchased -5,000 60.0000 American 18 Jan 2019
USD 0.01 Class A common Put Options Purchased -2,300 165.0000 American 21 Sep 2018
USD 0.01 Class A common Call Options Written -10,300 165.0000 American 20 Jul 2018
USD 0.01 Class A common Call Options Written -100 200.0000 American 20 Jul 2018
USD 0.01 Class A common Call Options Written -7,000 170.0000 American 18 Jan 2019
USD 0.01 Class A common Call Options Written -7,100 170.0000 American 20 Jul 2018
USD 0.01 Class A common Put Options Written 600 145.0000 American 20 Jul 2018
USD 0.01 Class A common Call Options Purchased 8,000 175.0000 American 21 Sep 2018
USD 0.01 Class A common Call Options Purchased 100 150.0000 American 17 Jan 2020
USD 0.01 Class A common Put Options Written 1,200 115.0000 American 20 Jul 2018
USD 0.01 Class A common Put Options Written 900 125.0000 American 18 Jan 2019
USD 0.01 Class A common Call Options Written -3,700 180.0000 American 20 Jul 2018
USD 0.01 Class A common Put Options Purchased -100 170.0000 American 21 Sep 2018
USD 0.01 Class A common Put Options Purchased -1,100 95.0000 American 18 Jan 2019
USD 0.01 Class A common Put Options Purchased -300 90.0000 American 17 Jan 2020
USD 0.01 Class A common Put Options Purchased -500 155.0000 American 13 Jul 2018
USD 0.01 Class A common Call Options Written -1,600 175.0000 American 20 Jul 2018
USD 0.01 Class A common Put Options Purchased -100 160.0000 American 17 Aug 2018
USD 0.01 Class A common Put Options Purchased -100 150.0000 American 20 Jul 2018
USD 0.01 Class A common Put Options Purchased -1,100 140.0000 American 21 Sep 2018
USD 0.01 Class A common Put Options Written 2,200 160.0000 American 20 Jul 2018
USD 0.01 Class A common Call Options Purchased 100 168.0000 American 20 Jul 2018
USD 0.01 Class A common Put Options Written 800 105.0000 American 18 Jan 2019
USD 0.01 Class A common Put Options Written 1,500 185.0000 American 18 Jan 2019
USD 0.01 Class A common Put Options Written 1,300 130.0000 American 21 Sep 2018
USD 0.01 Class A common Put Options Written 2,100 145.0000 American 18 Jan 2019
USD 0.01 Class A common Call Options Purchased 2,300 165.0000 American 21 Sep 2018
USD 0.01 Class A common Put Options Purchased -500 155.0000 American 21 Dec 2018
USD 0.01 Class A common Call Options Written -1,200 200.0000 American 21 Sep 2018
USD 0.01 Class A common Put Options Purchased -500 153.0000 American 13 Jul 2018
USD 0.01 Class A common Call Options Written -700 170.0000 American 13 Jul 2018
USD 0.01 Class A common Put Options Purchased -2,200 90.0000 American 18 Jan 2019
USD 0.01 Class A common Put Options Purchased -600 75.0000 American 18 Jan 2019
USD 0.01 Class A common Call Options Purchased 1,000 105.0000 American 18 Jan 2019
USD 0.01 Class A common Put Options Written 100 175.0000 American 18 Jan 2019
USD 0.01 Class A common Call Options Purchased 1,000 180.0000 American 21 Sep 2018
USD 0.01 Class A common Call Options Purchased 700 200.0000 American 17 Jan 2020
USD 0.01 Class A common Call Options Purchased 1,300 165.0000 American 17 Aug 2018
USD 0.01 Class A common Call Options Purchased 100 120.0000 American 18 Jan 2019
USD 0.01 Class A common Put Options Purchased -100 165.0000 American 21 Dec 2018
USD 0.01 Class A common Put Options Purchased -800 110.0000 American 18 Jan 2019
USD 0.01 Class A common Put Options Purchased -1,100 130.0000 American 18 Jan 2019
USD 0.01 Class A common Call Options Written -300 183.0000 American 20 Jul 2018
USD 0.01 Class A common Call Options Written -400 180.0000 American 18 Jan 2019
USD 0.01 Class A common Put Options Purchased -400 145.0000 American 21 Dec 2018
USD 0.01 Class A common Put Options Purchased -100,000 145.0000 American 21 Sep 2018
USD 0.01 Class A common Put Options Purchased -100 165.0000 American 18 Jan 2019
USD 0.01 Class A common Call Options Purchased 100 125.0000 American 18 Jan 2019
USD 0.01 Class A common Put Options Written 100 190.0000 American 18 Jan 2019
USD 0.01 Class A common Put Options Written 50,000 155.0000 American 21 Sep 2018
USD 0.01 Class A common Call Options Written -800 165.0000 American 27 Jul 2018
USD 0.01 Class A common Put Options Purchased -4,000 160.0000 American 18 Jan 2019
USD 0.01 Class A common Put Options Purchased -1,900 155.0000 American 21 Sep 2018
USD 0.01 Class A common Put Options Written 100 140.0000 American 20 Jul 2018
USD 0.01 Class A common Call Options Purchased 400 145.0000 American 17 Jan 2020
USD 0.01 Class A common Call Options Purchased 600 155.0000 American 21 Dec 2018
USD 0.01 Class A common Call Options Purchased 200 145.0000 American 18 Jan 2019
USD 0.01 Class A common Put Options Written 100 163.0000 American 13 Jul 2018
USD 0.01 Class A common Call Options Purchased 2,500 173.0000 American 20 Jul 2018
USD 0.01 Class A common Put Options Written 1,000 160.0000 American 21 Sep 2018
USD 0.01 Class A common Put Options Purchased -1,200 100.0000 American 18 Jan 2019
USD 0.01 Class A common Put Options Purchased -3,600 170.0000 American 20 Jul 2018
USD 0.01 Class A common Call Options Written -3,200 140.0000 American 18 Jan 2019
USD 0.01 Class A common Call Options Written -1,300 160.0000 American 17 Jan 2020
USD 0.01 Class A common Put Options Purchased -100 85.0000 American 17 Jan 2020
USD 0.01 Class A common Put Options Purchased -200 175.0000 American 21 Sep 2018
USD 0.01 Class A common Put Options Purchased -500 180.0000 American 21 Sep 2018
USD 0.01 Class A common Put Options Purchased -500 125.0000 American 17 Aug 2018
USD 0.01 Class A common Put Options Purchased -100 153.0000 American 27 Jul 2018
USD 0.01 Class A common Put Options Purchased -2,500 140.0000 American 18 Jan 2019
USD 0.01 Class A common Call Options Purchased 500 220.0000 American 18 Jan 2019
USD 0.01 Class A common Call Options Purchased 1,200 185.0000 American 21 Sep 2018
USD 0.01 Class A common Call Options Purchased 7,500 160.0000 American 20 Jul 2018
USD 0.01 Class A common Put Options Purchased -100 165.0000 American 17 Aug 2018
USD 0.01 Class A common Put Options Purchased -200 165.0000 American 20 Jul 2018
USD 0.01 Class A common Call Options Written -1,600 185.0000 American 18 Jan 2019
USD 0.01 Class A common Call Options Written -1,100 200.0000 American 18 Jan 2019
USD 0.01 Class A common Put Options Purchased -100 70.0000 American 18 Jan 2019
USD 0.01 Class A common Call Options Written -1,400 170.0000 American 21 Sep 2018
USD 0.01 Class A common Put Options Purchased -700 120.0000 American 18 Jan 2019

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: 651491
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20180716T111455+0100

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