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

  GLEN: BARCLAYS PLC: Form 8.5 (EPT/NON-RI) GLENCORE INTL 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 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:                 1 February 2013
                                                            YES:

(e) Has the EPT previously disclosed, or is it today        
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             3,596,368        0.05%   45,542,671    0.64%
             controlled:
                                                                  
(2)          Derivatives
             (other than
             options):          43,347,644       0.61%   1,215,980     0.02%
                                                                  
(3)          Options and
             agreements to
             purchase/sell:     0                0.00%   0             0.00%
                                                                  
(4)          TOTAL:
                                46,944,012       0.66%   46,758,651    0.66%
                                                                             
Class of                        Convertible
relevant                       Bond                                 
security:                       XS0475310396
                                Interests               Short         
                                                         Positions
                              Number           (%)     Number        (%)
(1)          Relevant
             securities owned
             and/or             6,200,000        0.32%   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:
                                6,200,000        0.32%   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        100          3.9535 GBP
ORD                 Purchase        352          3.9640 GBP
ORD                 Purchase        600          48.5500 HKD
ORD                 Purchase        1,000        47.9500 HKD
ORD                 Purchase        1,658        3.9769 GBP
ORD                 Purchase        1,700        48.4000 HKD
ORD                 Purchase        2,200        47.9000 HKD
ORD                 Purchase        2,300        48.0500 HKD
ORD                 Purchase        2,444        3.9638 GBP
ORD                 Purchase        3,700        48.2500 HKD
ORD                 Purchase        4,245        3.9721 GBP
ORD                 Purchase        6,560        3.9484 GBP
ORD                 Purchase        7,759        3.9652 GBP
ORD                 Purchase        8,102        3.9714 GBP
ORD                 Purchase        8,600        48.2000 HKD
ORD                 Purchase        9,112        3.9400 GBP
ORD                 Purchase        11,700       48.1500 HKD
ORD                 Purchase        17,759       3.9469 GBP
ORD                 Purchase        21,309       3.9593 GBP
ORD                 Purchase        21,500       48.1000 HKD
ORD                 Purchase        56,501       3.9576 GBP
ORD                 Purchase        112,692      3.9785 GBP
ORD                 Purchase        154,601      3.9520 GBP
ORD                 Purchase        708,356      3.9782 GBP
ORD                 Purchase        799,468      3.9560 GBP
ORD                 Sale            300          48.2500 HKD
ORD                 Sale            352          3.9640 GBP
ORD                 Sale            400          48.1000 HKD
ORD                 Sale            1,128        3.9785 GBP
ORD                 Sale            1,200        48.2000 HKD
ORD                 Sale            1,300        48.1500 HKD
ORD                 Sale            4,150        3.9608 GBP
ORD                 Sale            4,699        3.9637 GBP
ORD                 Sale            7,862        3.9495 GBP
ORD                 Sale            11,613       3.9613 GBP
ORD                 Sale            11,717       3.9660 GBP
ORD                 Sale            21,342       3.9665 GBP
ORD                 Sale            26,896       3.9654 GBP
ORD                 Sale            34,836       3.9627 GBP
ORD                 Sale            35,238       3.9538 GBP
ORD                 Sale            42,098       3.9551 GBP
ORD                 Sale            42,314       3.9616 GBP
ORD                 Sale            45,100       3.9504 GBP
ORD                 Sale            53,300       48.1389 HKD
ORD                 Sale            65,370       3.9574 GBP
ORD                 Sale            122,238      3.9401 GBP
ORD                 Sale            127,754      3.9743 GBP
ORD                 Sale            188,495      3.9557 GBP
ORD                 Sale            271,792      3.9708 GBP
ORD                 Sale            393,910      3.9577 GBP

(b) Derivatives transactions (other than options)

Class of  Product      Nature of dealing  Number of   Price per
relevant   description                       reference    unit
security                                   securities   
ORD        CFD           Long                300          48.1070 HKD
ORD        CFD           Long                2,313        3.9450 GBP
ORD        CFD           Long                2,900        48.1145 HKD
ORD        CFD           Long                29,848       3.9662 GBP
ORD        CFD           Long                30,888       3.9345 GBP
ORD        CFD           Long                42,098       3.9550 GBP
ORD        CFD           Long                44,590       3.9498 GBP
ORD        CFD           Long                105,854      3.9603 GBP
ORD        CFD           Short               7,128        3.9344 GBP
ORD        CFD           Short               21,764       3.9702 GBP
ORD        CFD           Short               23,760       3.9345 GBP
ORD        SWAP          Short               708,356      3.9782 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?  NO

Date of disclosure:  4 Feb 2013
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.

Contact:

BARCLAYS PLC
 
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