BlackRock Group - Form 8.3 - Xstrata Plc RNS Number : 5590P BlackRock Group 25 October 2012 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") 4. (c) Supplemental Form 8 (Open Positions) attached 1. KEY INFORMATION (a) Identity of the person whose BlackRock, Inc. positions/dealings are being disclosed: (b) Owner or controller of interests and short positions disclosed, if different from 1(a): N/A The naming of nominee or vehicle companies is insufficient (c) Name of offeror/offeree in relation to whose relevant securities this form relates: Xstrata PLC Use a separate form for each offeror/offeree (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: 24^th October 2012 (f) Has the discloser previously disclosed, or Yes, Glencore International are they today disclosing, under the Code in PLC respect of any other party to this offer? 2. POSITIONS OF THE PERSON MAKING THE DISCLOSURE (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 0.5 ordinary Interests Short positions Number % Number % (1) Relevant securities owned and/or 124,292,154 4.14 controlled: (2) Derivatives (other than options): 169,890 0.01 172,938 0.01 (3) Options and agreements to purchase/sell: 364,090 0.01 TOTAL: 124,462,044 4.15 537,028 0.02 All interests and all short positions should be disclosed. Details of any open derivative or option positions, or agreements to purchase or sell relevant securities, should be given on a Supplemental Form 8 (Open Positions). (a) Rights to subscribe for new securities (including directors' and other executive options) Class of relevant security in relation to which subscription right exists: Details, including nature of the rights concerned and relevant percentages: 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©, copy table 2(a) or (b) (as appropriate) for each additional class of relevant security. 3. DEALINGS (IF ANY) BY THE PERSON MAKING THE DISCLOSURE (a) Purchases and sales Class of relevant security Purchase/sale Number of securities Price per unit USD 0.5 ordinary Purchase 141 GBP 9.68 USD 0.5 ordinary Purchase 33 GBP 9.69 USD 0.5 ordinary Purchase 1,340 GBP 9.72 USD 0.5 ordinary Purchase 59 GBP 9.79 Please note : there was also a Transfer In of 1,971 Shares. (b) Derivatives transactions (other than options) Product Nature of dealing Class of description Number of Price relevant e.g. opening/closing a long/short reference per security e.g. CFD position, increasing/reducing a securities unit long/short position (c) Options transactions in respect of existing securities (i) Writing, selling, purchasing or varying Class of Product Writing, Number of Exercise Type Expiry Option relevant description purchasing, securities price date money security e.g. call selling, to which per unit e.g. paid/ option varying option American, received etc. relates European per unit etc. (ii) Exercising Class of relevant Product description Number of Exercise price per security securities unit e.g. call option (d) Other dealings (including subscribing for new securities) Class of relevant Nature of dealing Details Price per unit (if security applicable) e.g. subscription, conversion The currency of all prices and other monetary amounts should be stated. 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. 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: 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? Yes Date of disclosure: 25 October 2012 Contact name: Wayne Powell Telephone number: 020 7743 3216 Public disclosures under Rule 8 of the Code must be made to a Regulatory Information Service and must also be emailed to the Takeover Panel at firstname.lastname@example.org. 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. SUPPLEMENTAL FORM 8 (OPEN POSITIONS) DETAILS OF OPEN OPTION AND DERIVATIVE POSITIONS, AGREEMENTS TO PURCHASE OR SELL ETC. Note 5(i) on Rule 8 of the Takeover Code (the "Code") 1. KEY INFORMATION Identity of person whose open positions are being disclosed: BlackRock, Inc. Name of offeror/offeree in relation to whose relevant Xstrata PLC securities the disclosure relates: 2. OPTIONS AND DERIVATIVES Class of Product Written or Number of Exercise Type Expiry date relevant description purchased securities to price per security e.g. call which option unit e.g. option or derivative American, relates European etc. USD 0.5 Call Option Written 356,000 GBP European 12/12/2012 ordinary 9.5597 USD 0.5 Call Option Written 8,090 GBP 9.500 European 16/11/2012 ordinary 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 contracts for differences ("CFDs") or spread bets. 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 dealing disclosure requirements on +44 (0)20 7638 0129. The Code can be viewed on the Panel's website at www.thetakeoverpanel.org.uk. This information is provided by RNS The company news service from the London Stock Exchange END RETFMMZGFKMGZZM -0- Oct/25/2012 13:33 GMT
BlackRock Group Form 8.3 - Xstrata Plc
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