Form 8 (DD) - CME Group Plc

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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: 06 August 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: 84,601 0.02% 18,048 0.01%
           
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:
0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options)
and agreements to purchase/sell: 100,100 0.03% 156,700 0.05%
           
 
TOTAL: 184,701 0.05% 174,748 0.05%

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 30 161.9600 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Purchase 34 161.5912 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Purchase 65 162.3700 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Purchase 86 161.8776 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Purchase 100 161.7100 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Purchase 100 162.4000 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Purchase 100 162.0400 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Purchase 100 161.9900 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Purchase 112 162.2689 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Purchase 112 161.8432 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Purchase 152 161.9544 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Purchase 177 161.9864 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Purchase 200 161.3325 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Purchase 200 162.0500 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Purchase 201 161.9356 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Purchase 250 161.8900 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Purchase 256 161.8682 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Purchase 300 161.9166 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Purchase 300 162.0000 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Purchase 330 161.4770 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Purchase 350 161.9400 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Purchase 381 161.9957 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Purchase 400 161.9950 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Purchase 400 162.0095 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Purchase 400 161.9918 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Purchase 420 161.9304 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Purchase 500 161.9000 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Purchase 675 161.8800 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Purchase 790 161.9760 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Purchase 800 162.0650 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Purchase 865 161.8700 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Purchase 900 161.9100 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Purchase 900 161.9766 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Purchase 1,600 161.9043 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Purchase 1,726 161.9228 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Purchase 2,330 162.0709 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Purchase 2,900 161.9458 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Purchase 2,921 161.9848 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Purchase 3,614 161.9743 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Purchase 5,700 161.9026 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Purchase 7,303 161.9375 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Sale 10 161.5300 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Sale 32 161.9643 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Sale 34 161.5912 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Sale 62 161.8800 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Sale 65 162.3700 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Sale 76 162.0000 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Sale 100 162.0100 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Sale 100 161.7100 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Sale 100 162.1500 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Sale 100 161.8900 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Sale 112 161.8432 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Sale 112 162.2689 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Sale 130 161.4753 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Sale 190 161.4752 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Sale 200 161.8050 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Sale 256 161.8682 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Sale 400 162.1462 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Sale 400 161.9918 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Sale 500 162.0472 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Sale 600 162.0083 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Sale 644 162.1117 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Sale 864 161.9383 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Sale 1,000 161.9100 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Sale 1,000 161.8030 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Sale 1,275 161.8984 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Sale 2,017 161.8700 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Sale 3,170 161.9436 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Sale 3,764 161.9847 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Sale 4,500 161.9047 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Sale 4,840 162.0347 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Sale 5,500 161.8975 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Sale 7,838 161.9406 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 Call Options Selling 200 170 USD American 17 Aug 2018 0.1400 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Put Options Purchasing 600 65 USD American 18 Jan 2019 0.1000 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Put Options Purchasing 100 160 USD American 21 Sep 2018 3.3100 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Put Options Selling 2,000 65 USD American 18 Jan 2019 0.0500 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: 7 Aug 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.

143221.01

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 9,700 160.0000 American 21 Sep 2018
USD 0.01 Class A common Call Options Purchased 3,200 200.0000 American 21 Dec 2018
USD 0.01 Class A common Call Options Purchased 1,000 210.0000 American 21 Dec 2018
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 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 100 165.0000 American 18 Jan 2019
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 -100 160.0000 American 21 Dec 2018
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 -500 125.0000 American 21 Dec 2018
USD 0.01 Class A common Call Options Written -600 155.0000 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 -3,400 65.0000 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 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 1,700 150.0000 American 18 Jan 2019
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 500 155.0000 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 Call Options Purchased 200 170.0000 American 24 Aug 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 200 150.0000 American 18 Jan 2019
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 100 175.0000 American 17 Jan 2020
USD 0.01 Class A common Call Options Written -200 165.0000 American 24 Aug 2018
USD 0.01 Class A common Call Options Written -300 170.0000 American 17 Aug 2018
USD 0.01 Class A common Call Options Written -500 195.0000 American 21 Dec 2018
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 Call Options Written -7,000 170.0000 American 18 Jan 2019
USD 0.01 Class A common Call Options Purchased 1,000 175.0000 American 21 Sep 2018
USD 0.01 Class A common Put Options Written 1,000 170.0000 American 21 Sep 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 Purchased 500 195.0000 American 18 Jan 2019
USD 0.01 Class A common Call Options Purchased 200 168.0000 American 24 Aug 2018
USD 0.01 Class A common Call Options Purchased 100 150.0000 American 17 Jan 2020
USD 0.01 Class A common Call Options Written -300 195.0000 American 31 Aug 2018
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 -300 160.0000 American 17 Aug 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 -1,100 140.0000 American 21 Sep 2018
USD 0.01 Class A common Call Options Purchased 2,600 165.0000 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 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 800 105.0000 American 18 Jan 2019
USD 0.01 Class A common Call Options Written -400 180.0000 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 Put Options Purchased -600 75.0000 American 18 Jan 2019
USD 0.01 Class A common Call Options Written -1,200 200.0000 American 21 Sep 2018
USD 0.01 Class A common Call Options Written -2,100 168.0000 American 17 Aug 2018
USD 0.01 Class A common Put Options Purchased -2,200 90.0000 American 18 Jan 2019
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 1,000 105.0000 American 18 Jan 2019
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 100 120.0000 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 Written -100 163.0000 American 17 Aug 2018
USD 0.01 Class A common Put Options Purchased -100 165.0000 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 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 -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 Put Options Purchased -100,000 145.0000 American 21 Sep 2018
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 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 Call Options Written -200 173.0000 American 24 Aug 2018
USD 0.01 Class A common Put Options Purchased -2,400 155.0000 American 21 Sep 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 Written 1,000 160.0000 American 21 Sep 2018
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 400 145.0000 American 17 Jan 2020
USD 0.01 Class A common Call Options Purchased 200 145.0000 American 18 Jan 2019
USD 0.01 Class A common Put Options Purchased -100 150.0000 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 -1,200 100.0000 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 -2,500 140.0000 American 18 Jan 2019
USD 0.01 Class A common Call Options Written -3,200 140.0000 American 18 Jan 2019
USD 0.01 Class A common Put Options Written 2,600 165.0000 American 21 Sep 2018
USD 0.01 Class A common Call Options Purchased 1,100 185.0000 American 21 Sep 2018
USD 0.01 Class A common Call Options Purchased 500 220.0000 American 18 Jan 2019
USD 0.01 Class A common Put Options Written 100 144.0000 American 7 Sep 2018
USD 0.01 Class A common Put Options Purchased -100 70.0000 American 18 Jan 2019
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 -700 120.0000 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 Call Options Written -1,400 170.0000 American 21 Sep 2018
USD 0.01 Class A common Call Options Written -1,600 185.0000 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: 652958
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20180807T105458+0100

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BARCLAYS PLC

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BARCLAYS PLC