SVT: BARCLAYS PLC: Form 8.5 (EPT/NON-RI) SEVERN TRENT 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 SEVERN TRENT 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: 16 May 2013 (e) Has the EPT previously disclosed, or is NO it today disclosing, under the Code in respect of any other party to this offer? 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 controlled: 986,692 0.41% 494,696 0.21% (2) Derivatives (other than options): 469,833 0.20% 488,713 0.20% (3) Options and agreements to purchase/sell: 0 0.00% 0 0.00% (4) TOTAL: 1,456,525 0.61% 983,409 0.41% 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 1,484 20.6700 GBP ORD Purchase 3,470 20.6671 GBP ORD Purchase 4,111 20.6794 GBP ORD Purchase 4,806 20.7132 GBP ORD Purchase 4,987 20.6925 GBP ORD Purchase 6,633 20.6761 GBP ORD Purchase 8,945 20.6636 GBP ORD Purchase 9,053 20.6628 GBP ORD Purchase 9,122 20.6448 GBP ORD Purchase 9,161 20.6655 GBP ORD Purchase 16,828 20.6860 GBP ORD Purchase 19,494 20.6769 GBP ORD Purchase 50,000 20.7000 GBP ORD Sale 110 20.6660 GBP ORD Sale 906 20.6745 GBP ORD Sale 2,442 20.6835 GBP ORD Sale 2,496 20.6716 GBP ORD Sale 2,578 20.6200 GBP ORD Sale 3,362 20.6798 GBP ORD Sale 3,404 20.7624 GBP ORD Sale 3,802 20.7709 GBP ORD Sale 4,342 20.6578 GBP ORD Sale 4,932 20.7217 GBP ORD Sale 6,217 20.6522 GBP ORD Sale 6,376 20.6500 GBP ORD Sale 7,221 20.6640 GBP ORD Sale 8,975 20.6944 GBP ORD Sale 10,897 20.6848 GBP ORD Sale 16,528 20.6741 GBP ORD Sale 28,128 20.7045 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 1,000 20.6769 GBP ORD SWAP Long 5,531 20.6876 GBP ORD SWAP Long 9,830 20.6690 GBP ORD CFD Long 10,830 20.6637 GBP ORD SWAP Short 4,806 20.7132 GBP ORD SWAP Short 9,093 20.6719 GBP ORD SWAP Short 11,048 20.6766 GBP ORD SWAP Short 18,066 20.6602 GBP ORD CFD Short 50,000 20.7000 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: 17 May 2013 Contact name: Rajesh Muthanna Telephone number: 020 3555 4634 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. Contact: BARCLAYS PLC
SVT: BARCLAYS PLC: Form 8.5 (EPT/NON-RI) SEVERN TRENT PLC
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