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: 30 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: 3,508,580 1.25% 452,404 0.16%
           
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:
230,124 0.08% 3,335,255 1.19%
           
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options)
and agreements to purchase/sell: 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
 
TOTAL: 3,738,704 1.33% 3,787,659 1.35%

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 25 7.8010 GBP
USD 0.1 ordinary Purchase 72 7.8080 GBP
USD 0.1 ordinary Purchase 75 7.7880 GBP
USD 0.1 ordinary Purchase 80 7.8000 GBP
USD 0.1 ordinary Purchase 83 7.7940 GBP
USD 0.1 ordinary Purchase 85 7.7720 GBP
USD 0.1 ordinary Purchase 122 7.7700 GBP
USD 0.1 ordinary Purchase 303 7.7640 GBP
USD 0.1 ordinary Purchase 397 7.7780 GBP
USD 0.1 ordinary Purchase 700 7.7891 GBP
USD 0.1 ordinary Purchase 758 7.7920 GBP
USD 0.1 ordinary Purchase 868 7.7812 GBP
USD 0.1 ordinary Purchase 896 7.7847 GBP
USD 0.1 ordinary Purchase 982 7.8047 GBP
USD 0.1 ordinary Purchase 1,020 7.8060 GBP
USD 0.1 ordinary Purchase 1,130 7.7800 GBP
USD 0.1 ordinary Purchase 1,513 7.8030 GBP
USD 0.1 ordinary Purchase 1,775 7.7885 GBP
USD 0.1 ordinary Purchase 2,663 7.7933 GBP
USD 0.1 ordinary Purchase 3,390 7.7822 GBP
USD 0.1 ordinary Purchase 5,798 7.7936 GBP
USD 0.1 ordinary Purchase 8,259 7.7970 GBP
USD 0.1 ordinary Purchase 18,141 7.7772 GBP
USD 0.1 ordinary Purchase 34,295 7.7900 GBP
USD 0.1 ordinary Purchase 72,358 7.7915 GBP
USD 0.1 ordinary Purchase 75,695 7.7838 GBP
USD 0.1 ordinary Purchase 246,545 7.7873 GBP
USD 0.1 ordinary Sale 60 7.7760 GBP
USD 0.1 ordinary Sale 72 7.8080 GBP
USD 0.1 ordinary Sale 80 7.8000 GBP
USD 0.1 ordinary Sale 85 7.7720 GBP
USD 0.1 ordinary Sale 91 7.7733 GBP
USD 0.1 ordinary Sale 122 7.7700 GBP
USD 0.1 ordinary Sale 200 7.7970 GBP
USD 0.1 ordinary Sale 384 7.7801 GBP
USD 0.1 ordinary Sale 397 7.7780 GBP
USD 0.1 ordinary Sale 475 7.8287 GBP
USD 0.1 ordinary Sale 636 7.7961 GBP
USD 0.1 ordinary Sale 758 7.7920 GBP
USD 0.1 ordinary Sale 1,020 7.8060 GBP
USD 0.1 ordinary Sale 1,170 7.7800 GBP
USD 0.1 ordinary Sale 4,743 7.7914 GBP
USD 0.1 ordinary Sale 5,156 7.7880 GBP
USD 0.1 ordinary Sale 6,462 7.7940 GBP
USD 0.1 ordinary Sale 6,722 7.7933 GBP
USD 0.1 ordinary Sale 10,803 7.8005 GBP
USD 0.1 ordinary Sale 43,599 7.7958 GBP
USD 0.1 ordinary Sale 201,459 7.7892 GBP
USD 0.1 ordinary Sale 231,496 7.7935 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 6 7.7783 GBP
USD 0.1 ordinary SWAP Long 959 7.7850 GBP
USD 0.1 ordinary SWAP Long 3,270 7.7940 GBP
USD 0.1 ordinary CFD Long 3,654 7.7933 GBP
USD 0.1 ordinary CFD Long 5,081 7.7880 GBP
USD 0.1 ordinary SWAP Long 5,780 7.7966 GBP
USD 0.1 ordinary SWAP Long 11,282 7.7863 GBP
USD 0.1 ordinary SWAP Long 29,721 7.7984 GBP
USD 0.1 ordinary CFD Short 868 7.7812 GBP
USD 0.1 ordinary SWAP Short 917 7.7945 GBP
USD 0.1 ordinary CFD Short 1,041 7.7802 GBP
USD 0.1 ordinary CFD Short 1,773 7.7915 GBP
USD 0.1 ordinary SWAP Short 3,670 7.7883 GBP
USD 0.1 ordinary SWAP Short 5,276 7.7714 GBP
USD 0.1 ordinary CFD Short 11,351 7.7754 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: 31 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: 652490
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20180731T162455+0100

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC