Form 8.3 - COBHAM PLC

LONDON--()-- 

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 interests and short positions disclosed, if different from 1(a):

The naming of nominee or vehicle companies is insufficient. For a trust, the trustee(s), settlor and beneficiaries must be named.

 

(c) Name of offeror/offeree in relation to whose relevant securities this form relates:

Use a separate form for each offeror/offeree

COBHAM PLC

(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:

For an opening position disclosure, state the latest practicable date prior to the disclosure

08 Nov 2019

(f) In addition to the company in 1(c) above, is the discloser making disclosures in respect of any other party to the offer?

If it is a cash offer or possible cash offer, state “N/A”

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: 2.5p ordinary
Interests Short Positions
Number (%) Number (%)

(1)

Relevant securities owned
and/or controlled:

59,536,658

2.49%

34,664,078

1.45%

 

(2)

Cash-settled derivatives:

3,031,179

0.13%

53,555,169

2.24%

 

(3)

Stock-settled derivatives (including options)
and agreements to purchase/sell:

0

0.00%

0

0.00%

 
 
TOTAL:

62,567,837

2.62%

88,219,247

3.69%

 

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
2.5p ordinary Purchase

22

1.5525 GBP
2.5p ordinary Purchase

26

1.5542 GBP
2.5p ordinary Purchase

1,603

1.5544 GBP
2.5p ordinary Purchase

1,894

1.5521 GBP
2.5p ordinary Purchase

3,359

1.5536 GBP
2.5p ordinary Purchase

26,753

1.5520 GBP
2.5p ordinary Purchase

37,622

1.5499 GBP
2.5p ordinary Purchase

146,114

1.5500 GBP
2.5p ordinary Purchase

199,179

1.5512 GBP
2.5p ordinary Purchase

250,000

1.5489 GBP
2.5p ordinary Sale

3,643

1.5464 GBP
2.5p ordinary Sale

3,947

1.5501 GBP
2.5p ordinary Sale

7,326

1.5518 GBP
2.5p ordinary Sale

15,886

1.5456 GBP
2.5p ordinary Sale

16,779

1.5520 GBP
2.5p ordinary Sale

32,079

1.5523 GBP
2.5p ordinary Sale

98,786

1.5500 GBP
2.5p ordinary Sale

99,428

1.5507 GBP
2.5p ordinary Sale

211,903

1.5529 GBP
2.5p ordinary Sale

400,000

1.5599 GBP

(b) Cash-settled derivative transactions

Class of Product Nature of dealing Number of Price per
relevant description reference unit
security securities
2.5p ordinary SWAP Long

3,643

1.5464 GBP
2.5p ordinary SWAP Long

3,947

1.5501 GBP
2.5p ordinary SWAP Long

15,886

1.5456 GBP
2.5p ordinary SWAP Long

36,806

1.5506 GBP
2.5p ordinary SWAP Long

107,876

1.5517 GBP
2.5p ordinary SWAP Long

158,294

1.5535 GBP
2.5p ordinary SWAP Short

48

1.5533 GBP
2.5p ordinary SWAP Short

1,850

1.5525 GBP
2.5p ordinary CFD Short

2,764

1.5520 GBP
2.5p ordinary SWAP Short

12,041

1.5552 GBP
2.5p ordinary CFD Short

70,584

1.5500 GBP
2.5p ordinary SWAP Short

118,796

1.5517 GBP
2.5p ordinary SWAP Short

250,000

1.5489 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:

11 Nov 2019

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.

*If the discloser is a natural person, a telephone number does not need to be included, provided contact information has been provided to the Panel’s Market Surveillance Unit.

The Code can be viewed on the Panel’s website at www.thetakeoverpanel.org.uk.

Short Name: BARCLAYS PLC
Category Code: RET
Sequence Number: 680070
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20191111T113424+0000

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC