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
  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: 19 July 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?

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:       USD 0.1 ordinary            
Interests Short Positions
    Number (%) Number (%)
(1) Relevant securities owned
and/or controlled: 3,681,690 1.31% 380,910 0.14%
           
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:
163,281 0.06% 3,500,075 1.25%
           
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options)
and agreements to purchase/sell: 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
 
TOTAL: 3,844,971 1.37% 3,880,985 1.39%

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 14 7.7500 GBP
USD 0.1 ordinary Purchase 14 7.7680 GBP
USD 0.1 ordinary Purchase 28 7.7560 GBP
USD 0.1 ordinary Purchase 275 7.8700 GBP
USD 0.1 ordinary Purchase 372 7.7594 GBP
USD 0.1 ordinary Purchase 393 7.7510 GBP
USD 0.1 ordinary Purchase 1,209 7.8760 GBP
USD 0.1 ordinary Purchase 1,614 7.7934 GBP
USD 0.1 ordinary Purchase 2,982 7.8060 GBP
USD 0.1 ordinary Purchase 5,640 7.7620 GBP
USD 0.1 ordinary Purchase 6,066 7.7576 GBP
USD 0.1 ordinary Purchase 8,984 7.8148 GBP
USD 0.1 ordinary Purchase 45,920 7.8051 GBP
USD 0.1 ordinary Purchase 54,288 7.8153 GBP
USD 0.1 ordinary Sale 204 7.7600 GBP
USD 0.1 ordinary Sale 488 7.7616 GBP
USD 0.1 ordinary Sale 506 7.7693 GBP
USD 0.1 ordinary Sale 709 7.7500 GBP
USD 0.1 ordinary Sale 1,341 7.8073 GBP
USD 0.1 ordinary Sale 2,645 7.8179 GBP
USD 0.1 ordinary Sale 3,637 7.8014 GBP
USD 0.1 ordinary Sale 3,790 7.7940 GBP
USD 0.1 ordinary Sale 5,492 7.8475 GBP
USD 0.1 ordinary Sale 8,151 7.7969 GBP
USD 0.1 ordinary Sale 8,200 7.9042 GBP
USD 0.1 ordinary Sale 10,842 7.7691 GBP
USD 0.1 ordinary Sale 11,564 7.7580 GBP
USD 0.1 ordinary Sale 39,513 7.7583 GBP
USD 0.1 ordinary Sale 45,424 7.8094 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 9 7.8222 GBP
USD 0.1 ordinary CFD Long 14 7.8071 GBP
USD 0.1 ordinary SWAP Long 28 7.8678 GBP
USD 0.1 ordinary CFD Long 50 7.8074 GBP
USD 0.1 ordinary SWAP Long 75 7.8340 GBP
USD 0.1 ordinary CFD Long 251 7.7693 GBP
USD 0.1 ordinary CFD Long 255 7.7694 GBP
USD 0.1 ordinary CFD Long 1,277 7.8073 GBP
USD 0.1 ordinary SWAP Long 1,971 7.8572 GBP
USD 0.1 ordinary SWAP Long 3,637 7.8014 GBP
USD 0.1 ordinary CFD Long 5,000 7.7493 GBP
USD 0.1 ordinary CFD Long 7,172 7.8917 GBP
USD 0.1 ordinary CFD Long 8,200 7.9042 GBP
USD 0.1 ordinary SWAP Long 11,564 7.7580 GBP
USD 0.1 ordinary SWAP Long 25,218 7.8102 GBP
USD 0.1 ordinary SWAP Long 27,351 7.7881 GBP
USD 0.1 ordinary CFD Short 1,553 7.7570 GBP
USD 0.1 ordinary SWAP Short 2,150 7.7694 GBP
USD 0.1 ordinary CFD Short 4,884 7.8335 GBP
USD 0.1 ordinary SWAP Short 18,067 7.7728 GBP
USD 0.1 ordinary SWAP Short 32,289 7.8241 GBP
USD 0.1 ordinary CFD Short 54,288 7.8153 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: 20 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 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: 651973
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20180720T151747+0100

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC