XTA: BARCLAYS PLC: Form 8.5 (EPT/NON-RI) Xstrata Plc UK Regulatory Announcement LONDON FORM 8.5 (EPT/NON-RI) 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 XSTRATA PLC whose relevant securities this form relates: (c) Name of the party to the offer with which Advisor to Offeree exempt principal trader is connected (d) Date position held/dealing undertaken: 23 January 2013 (e) Has the EPT previously disclosed, or is YES: it today disclosing, under the Code in respect of any other party to this offer? GLENCORE INTL 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 12,771,378 0.43% 888,179 0.03% controlled: (2) Derivatives (other than options): 443,541 0.01% 32,725,328 1.09% (3) Options and agreements to purchase/sell: 22,260,583 0.74% 1,475,416 0.05% (4) TOTAL: 35,475,502 1.18% 35,088,923 1.17% 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 86 11.5150 GBP ORD Purchase 1,066 11.6050 GBP ORD Purchase 1,800 11.5783 GBP ORD Purchase 2,435 11.5784 GBP ORD Purchase 2,588 11.6153 GBP ORD Purchase 3,332 11.5734 GBP ORD Purchase 4,000 11.5600 GBP ORD Purchase 6,643 11.5643 GBP ORD Purchase 6,863 11.5789 GBP ORD Purchase 7,169 11.6048 GBP ORD Purchase 8,214 11.5620 GBP ORD Purchase 9,510 11.5100 GBP ORD Purchase 11,159 11.5787 GBP ORD Purchase 18,613 11.5510 GBP ORD Purchase 32,899 11.5695 GBP ORD Purchase 39,187 11.5892 GBP ORD Purchase 55,000 11.6155 GBP ORD Purchase 75,210 11.5682 GBP ORD Sale 380 11.5483 GBP ORD Sale 700 11.5787 GBP ORD Sale 902 11.6036 GBP ORD Sale 1,000 11.4900 GBP ORD Sale 1,000 11.5789 GBP ORD Sale 2,435 11.5784 GBP ORD Sale 4,100 11.5700 GBP ORD Sale 5,689 11.5823 GBP ORD Sale 6,402 11.5100 GBP ORD Sale 6,543 11.5820 GBP ORD Sale 11,297 11.6043 GBP ORD Sale 18,950 11.5798 GBP ORD Sale 55,984 11.5628 GBP ORD Sale 81,371 11.5834 GBP (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 380 11.5482 GBP ORD SWAP Long 1,380 11.5362 GBP ORD CFD Short 846 11.5152 GBP ORD SWAP Short 1,800 11.5784 GBP ORD CFD Short 24,716 11.5615 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: 24 Jan 2013 Contact name: Geoff Smith Telephone number: 0203 555 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 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 the person whose BARCLAYS CAPITAL SECURITIES positions/dealings LTD are being disclosed: Name of offeror/offeree in relation to whose XSTRATA PLC relevant securities this from 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 Call Purchased 168,000 11.0346 European 16 May Options 2013 ORD Call Purchased 167,900 11.1902 European 13 Mar Options 2013 ORD Put Options Written -250,000 7.2000 American 25 Jan 2013 ORD Put Options Written -600,000 8.2000 American 25 Jan 2013 ORD Call Written -625,416 12.0000 European 27 Feb Options 2013 ORD Equity Purchased 21,924,683 20.5248 17 Jun Forward 2013 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
XTA: BARCLAYS PLC: Form 8.5 (EPT/NON-RI) Xstrata Plc
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