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GLG PARTNERS LP : Form 8.3 - Glencore International Plc

           GLG PARTNERS LP : Form 8.3 - Glencore International Plc

                                                                      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                   GLG PARTNERS LP
positions/dealings are being disclosed:
(b) Owner or controller of interests and short     N/A
positions disclosed, if different from 1(a):
 The naming of nominee or vehicle companies is
insufficient
(c) Name of offeror/offeree in relation to whose   GLENCORE INTERNATIONAL PLC
relevant securities this form relates:
 Use a separate form for each offeror/offeree
(d) If an exempt fund manager connected with an    N/A
offeror/offeree, state this and specify identity
of offeror/offeree:
(e) Date position held/dealing undertaken:         19 FEBRUARY2013
(f) Has the discloser previously disclosed, or are 
they today disclosing, under the Code in respect
of any other party to this offer?                  If YES, specify which: Yes.
                                                   Previously disclosed in
                                                   relation to Xstrata Plc

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 0.01 ORD
                                                 Interests     Short positions
                                               Number     %     Number     %
(1) Relevant securities owned and/or          2,082,682  0.03      0     0.00
controlled:
(2) Derivatives (other than options):         6,480,774  0.09  4,034,961 0.06
(3) Options and agreements to purchase/sell:    4,573   0.00     0     0.00
 TOTAL:                                   8,567,999 0.132 4,034,961 0.06

Class of relevant security:                         CONVERTIBLE BONDS
                                                 Interests     Short positions
                                               Number      %    Number    %
(1) Relevant securities owned and/or         22,600,000 0.98     0    0.00
controlled:
(2) Derivatives (other than options):
(3) Options and agreements to purchase/sell:
 TOTAL:                                  22,600,000  0.98    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(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
USD 0.01 Ord                 Sale            524,552           3.92GBP

Class of relevant security Purchase/sale Number of securities Price per unit
                                                                 

(b)Derivatives transactions (other than options)

Class of   Product            Nature of dealing           Number of  Price per
relevant description  e.g. opening/closing a long/short   reference    unit
security  e.g. CFD     position, increasing/reducing a    securities
                             long/short position
USD 0.01    CFD           Decreasing long postion        68,066   3.90GBP
  Ord

(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     e.g.     date   money
security  e.g. call   selling,    to which  per unit American,         paid/
           option      varying     option            European         received
                        etc.      relates              etc.           per unit
                                                               

                                                                      

(ii) Exercising

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

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

 Class of relevant       Nature of dealing     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(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? No

Date of disclosure: 20FEBRUARY 2013
Contact name:       DAN JOHNSON
Telephone number:   020 7144 7247



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.

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