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: 19 February 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 12,464,963 0.42% 1,030,653 0.03% controlled: (2) Derivatives (other than options): 568,907 0.02% 32,013,784 1.07% (3) Options and agreements to purchase/sell: 22,260,583 0.74% 1,475,416 0.05% (4) TOTAL: 35,294,453 1.18% 34,519,853 1.15% 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 183 11.7450 GBP ORD Purchase 1,276 11.7780 GBP ORD Purchase 1,577 11.7724 GBP ORD Purchase 1,593 11.7750 GBP ORD Purchase 3,000 11.7700 GBP ORD Purchase 3,789 11.7849 GBP ORD Purchase 5,962 11.7858 GBP ORD Purchase 9,399 11.7798 GBP ORD Purchase 29,823 11.7773 GBP ORD Purchase 30,229 11.7805 GBP ORD Purchase 60,335 11.7770 GBP ORD Purchase 71,510 11.7739 GBP ORD Sale 183 11.7450 GBP ORD Sale 441 11.7700 GBP ORD Sale 1,534 11.7751 GBP ORD Sale 2,236 11.7367 GBP ORD Sale 3,586 11.7708 GBP ORD Sale 4,543 11.7716 GBP ORD Sale 8,510 11.7748 GBP ORD Sale 11,124 11.7781 GBP ORD Sale 16,084 11.7750 GBP ORD Sale 16,824 11.7601 GBP ORD Sale 24,326 11.7776 GBP ORD Sale 36,638 11.7744 GBP ORD Sale 110,686 11.7558 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 562 11.7982 GBP ORD CFD Long 1,594 11.7750 GBP ORD SWAP Long 3,586 11.7708 GBP ORD CFD Long 18,438 11.7543 GBP ORD SWAP Short 5,962 11.7858 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: 20 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 email@example.com. 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 21 Feb 2013 ORD Put Options Written -600,000 8.2000 American 21 Feb 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
German November IFO Confidence at 104.7; Median Forecast 103.0
XTA: BARCLAYS PLC: Form 8.5 (EPT/NON-RI) - XSTRATA PLC
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