Gov of Singapore Inv Form 8.3 - Xstrata Plc

  Gov of Singapore Inv - Form 8.3 - Xstrata Plc

RNS Number : 6706R
Gov. of Singapore Investment Corp.
21 November 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")



1. KEY INFORMATION



(a) Identity of the person whose                Government of Singapore
positions/dealings are being disclosed:         Investment Corporation Pte Ltd
(b) Owner or controller of interests and short  
positions disclosed, if different from 1(a):
                                                NA
 The naming of nominee or vehicle companies
is insufficient
(c) Name of offeror/offeree in relation to      Xstrata Plc
whose relevant securities this form relates:

 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:                    NA
(e) Date position held/dealing undertaken:      20 November 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:                Ordinary Shares: (GB0031411001)

                                                           
                                               Interests      Short positions

                                            Number       %      Number    %
(1) Relevant securities owned and/or       30,098,223  1.0023%     NA
controlled:
(2) Derivatives (other than options):           -         -        -       -
(3) Options and agreements to               1,500,000  0.0500%     -       -
purchase/sell:
                                          31,598,223  1.0523%     -       -

 TOTAL:



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).



(b) Rights to subscribe for new securities (including directors' and
other executive options)



Class of relevant security in relation to which subscription right exists: N/A
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(c),  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

                                 
       GB0031411001          Purchase                  138379         9.8482
       GB0031411001          Purchase                 1496130         9.8482
       GB0031411001            Sale                     33525          9.626
       GB0031411001          Purchase                  531648         9.8482



(b) Derivatives transactions (other than options)



Class of   Product              Nature of dealing             Number of  Price
relevant description                                          reference   per
security                e.g. opening/closing a long/short     securities unit
          e.g. CFD       position, increasing/reducing a
                               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: 21 November 2012
        Contact name:       Lim Eng Kok / Gary Wang
        Telephone number:   (65) 6889 8932 / (65) 6889 8298



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 
monitoring@disclosure.org.uk.

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.

















                     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     Government of Singapore
being disclosed:                                Investment Corporation Pte Ltd
Name of offeror/offeree in relation to whose    Xstrata Plc
relevant securities the disclosure relates:



2. OPTIONS AND DERIVATIVES



Class of relevant    Product    Written  Number of  Exercise   Type      Expiry
     security      description    or     securities  price                date
                    e.g. call  purchased  to which  per unit   e.g.
                     option              option or           American,
                                         derivative         European
                                          relates              etc.
                                                    
Ordinary   Shares: Put Option  Written   750,000    8.75925  European  12/13/2012
(GB0031411001)
Ordinary   Shares: Put Option  Written   750,000    8.620173 European  12/17/2012
(GB0031411001)



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:
NA











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.





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