FORM 8.5 (EPT/NON-RI) - SKY PLC - AMENDMENT

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FORM 8.5 (EPT/NON-RI)

Amendments to Purchase and Sale

PUBLIC OPENING POSITION DISCLOSURE/DEALING DISCLOSURE BY AN

EXEMPT PRINCIPAL TRADER WITHOUT RECOGNISED INTERMEDIARY (“RI”) STATUS (OR WHERE RI STATUS IS NOT APPLICABLE)

Rule 8.5 of the Takeover Code (the “Code”)

1. KEY INFORMATION

(a)   Name of exempt principal trader:   BARCLAYS CAPITAL SECURITIES LTD
(b) Name of offeror/offeree in relation to whose SKY PLC
  relevant securities this form relates:  
(c) Name of the party to the offer with which exempt SKY PLC
  principal trader is connected  
(d) Date position held/dealing undertaken: 27 July 2018
(e) In addition to the company in 1(b) above, is the exempt principal NO:
trader making disclosures in respect of any other party to the offer?

2. POSITIONS OF THE EXEMPT PRINCIPAL TRADER

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(b), 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:       50p ordinary            
Interests Short Positions  
    Number (%) Number (%)
(1) Relevant securities owned
and/or controlled: 8,203,755 0.48% 962,887 0.06%
           
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:
64,393 0.00% 6,677,740 0.39%
           
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options)
and agreements to purchase/sell: 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
(4)
TOTAL: 8,268,148 0.48% 7,640,627 0.44%

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 EXEMPT PRINCIPAL TRADER

Where there have been dealings in more than one class of relevant securities of the offeror or offeree named in 1(b), 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   Total number of   Highest price per unit   Lowest price per unit
security   securities paid/received paid/received
50p ordinary Purchase 632,497 15.2900 GBP 15.1293 GBP
50p ordinary Sale 276,104 15.2757 GBP 15.11 GBP

(b) Cash-settled derivative transactions

Class of   Product   Nature of dealing   Number of   Price per
relevant description reference unit
security     securities  
50p ordinary CFD Long 48 15.2066 GBP
50p ordinary CFD Long 2,855 15.2065 GBP
50p ordinary CFD Long 2,888 15.1692 GBP
50p ordinary CFD Long 3,677 15.2486 GBP
50p ordinary SWAP Long 8,960 15.1698 GBP
50p ordinary SWAP Long 19,250 15.1348 GBP
50p ordinary SWAP Long 20,238 15.2200 GBP
50p ordinary CFD Short 100 15.2664 GBP
50p ordinary SWAP Short 361 15.2148 GBP
50p ordinary CFD Short 500 15.1322 GBP
50p ordinary CFD Short 1,258 15.2775 GBP
50p ordinary CFD Short 1,500 15.1313 GBP
50p ordinary CFD Short 16,974 15.2453 GBP
50p ordinary SWAP Short 20,325 15.1845 GBP
50p ordinary CFD Short 20,417 15.2052 GBP
50p ordinary CFD Short 22,780 15.2575 GBP
50p ordinary SWAP Short 56,912 15.2229 GBP
50p ordinary CFD Short 62,518 15.1312 GBP
50p ordinary SWAP Expires 31/08/2019 Short 76,540 15.1458 GBP
50p ordinary SWAP Short 232,802 15.1513 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 exempt principal trader 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 exempt principal trader 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: FEO
Sequence Number: 652499
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20180731T173749+0100

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