GLEN: BARCLAYS PLC: Form 8.5 (EPT/NON-RI) - GLENCORE INTL PLC - Amendment

  GLEN: BARCLAYS PLC: Form 8.5 (EPT/NON-RI) - GLENCORE INTL PLC - Amendment

UK Regulatory Announcement

LONDON

                                               FORM 8.5 (EPT/NON-RI) Amendment

         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 relevant
securities this form relates:                              GLENCORE INTL PLC

Use a separate form for each offeror/offeree
(c) Name of the party to the offer with which exempt       Advisor to Offeree
principal trader is connected:
(d) Date position held/dealing undertaken:                 27 Nov 2012
(e) Has the EPT previously disclosed, or is it today        YES:
disclosing, under the Code in respect of any other party  
to this offer?                                              XSTRATA PLC

2. POSITIONS OF THE EXEMPT PRINCIPAL TRADER

(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                     ORD                               
security:
                                Interests               Short         
                                                         Positions
                              Number           (%)     Number        (%)
(1)          Relevant
             securities owned
             and/or             4,894,124        0.07%   32,194,017    0.45%
             controlled:
                                                                  
(2)          Derivatives
             (other than
             options):          31,794,747       0.45%   2,341,586     0.03%
                                                                  
(3)          Options and
             agreements to
             purchase/sell:     1,000,000        0.01%   250,000       0.00%
                                                                  
(4)          TOTAL:
                                37,688,871       0.53%   34,785,603    0.49%
                                                                             
Class of                        Convertible
relevant                       Bond                                 
security:                       XS0475310396
                                Interests               Short         
                                                         Positions
                              Number           (%)     Number        (%)
(1)          Relevant
             securities owned
             and/or             1,400,000        0.06%   0             0.00%
             controlled:
                                                                  
(2)          Derivatives
             (other than
             options):          0                0.00%   0             0.00%
                                                                  
(3)          Options and
             agreements to
             purchase/sell:     0                0.00%   0             0.00%
                                                                  
(4)          TOTAL:
                                1,400,000        0.06%   0             0.00%

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:  
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(b), copy
table 2(a) or (b) (as appropriate) for each additional class of relevant
security.

3. DEALINGS (IF ANY) BY THE EXEMPT PRINCIPAL TRADER

(a) Purchases and sales

Class of relevant    Purchase/sale  Number of   Price per unit
security                             securities   
ORD                   Purchase        200          42.4000 HKD
ORD                   Purchase        1,800        42.2000 HKD
ORD                   Purchase        3,300        42.2500 HKD
ORD                   Purchase        13,073       3.4041 GBP
ORD                   Purchase        21,234       3.3830 GBP
ORD                   Purchase        22,490       3.3811 GBP
ORD                   Purchase        30,702       3.4061 GBP
ORD                   Purchase        38,614       3.4157 GBP
ORD                   Purchase        93,800       3.4266 GBP
ORD                   Purchase        177,481      3.3969 GBP
ORD                   Purchase        320,826      3.4062 GBP
ORD                   Purchase        335,572      3.3880 GBP
ORD                   Sale            434          3.4328 GBP
ORD                   Sale            1,477        3.4222 GBP
ORD                   Sale            1,869        3.4192 GBP
ORD                   Sale            5,300        42.2386 HKD
ORD                   Sale            5,575        3.3804 GBP
ORD                   Sale            5,645        3.4353 GBP
ORD                   Sale            5,760        3.4075 GBP
ORD                   Sale            6,984        3.3731 GBP
ORD                   Sale            7,241        3.3896 GBP
ORD                   Sale            11,403       3.3877 GBP
ORD                   Sale            15,778       3.3800 GBP
ORD                   Sale            29,623       3.4116 GBP
ORD                   Sale            40,221       3.3834 GBP
ORD                   Sale            49,139       3.3904 GBP
ORD                   Sale            53,632       3.3892 GBP
ORD                   Sale            54,797       3.4081 GBP
ORD                   Sale            81,827       3.4098 GBP
ORD                   Sale            114,554      3.4037 GBP
ORD                   Sale            119,433      3.3900 GBP
ORD                   Sale            133,292      3.3918 GBP
ORD                   Sale            278,675      3.3835 GBP
ORD                   Sale            366,000      3.4388 GBP
ORD                   Sale            424,214      3.3880 GBP
ORD                   Sale            610,000      3.4429 GBP
ORD                   Sale            762,500      3.4226 GBP
ORD                   Sale            1,311,500    3.4211 GBP
ORD (traded as ADR)   Purchase        530          10.7800 USD
ORD (traded as ADR)   Sale            530          10.7800 USD

(b) Derivatives transactions (other than options)

Class of  Product      Nature of dealing  Number of   Price per
relevant   description                       reference    unit
security                                   securities   
ORD        SWAP          Long                434          3.4329 GBP
ORD        CFD           Long                701          3.4339 GBP
ORD        SWAP          Long                54,096       3.4078 GBP
ORD        SWAP          Long                196,381      3.4062 GBP
ORD        SWAP          Long                366,000      3.4388 GBP
ORD        SWAP          Long                610,000      3.4429 GBP
ORD        SWAP          Long                762,500      3.4225 GBP
ORD        SWAP          Long                1,311,500    3.4210 GBP
ORD        SWAP          Short               600          3.4370 GBP
ORD        CFD           Short               93,200       3.4267 GBP

(c) Options transactions in respect of existing securities

(i) Writing, selling, purchasing or varying

                         Writing,      Number of               Type                 Option
Class of   Product       purchasing,   securities   Exercise                        money
relevant  description  selling,     to which    price     e.g.       Expiry  paid/
security   e.g. call     varying       option       per unit   American,   date     received
           option        etc.          relates                 European             per unit
                                                               etc.

(ii) Exercising

                     Product
Class of relevant   description         Number of          Exercise price
security                                  securities          per unit
                     e.g. call option

(d) Other dealings (including subscribing for new securities)

                    Nature of dealing
Class of relevant                      Details  Price per unit (if
security            e.g. subscription,             applicable)
                    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(b), 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 exempt
principal trader 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 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?  YES

Date of disclosure:  29 Nov 2012
Contact name:        Geoff Smith
Telephone number:    020 3555 4632

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.

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       BARCLAYS CAPITAL SECURITIES
being disclosed:                                   LTD
Name of offeror/offeree in relation to whose       GLENCORE INTL PLC
relevant securities the disclosure relates:

2. OPTIONS AND DERIVATIVES

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                          
ORD        Put Options   Purchased     1,000,000    3.2000     American   29 Nov
                                                                          2012
ORD        Call          Written       -250,000     3.6000     American   29 Nov
           Options                                                        2012

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.

Contact:

BARCLAYS PLC