ENRC: BARCLAYS PLC: Form 8.3 - Eurasian Natural Resources Corp plc

  ENRC: BARCLAYS PLC: Form 8.3 - Eurasian Natural Resources Corp plc

UK Regulatory Announcement

LONDON

                                   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                Barclays PLC.
      positions/dealings
     are being disclosed:                         
(b)   Owner or controller of interest and short
     positions disclosed, if different from       
      1(a):
(c)   Name of offeror/offeree in relation to       EURASIAN NATURAL RESOURCES
      whose                                        CORP PLC
     relevant securities this form relates:       
(d)   If an exempt fund manager connected with
      an
      offeror/offeree, state this and specify
      identity of
     offeror/offeree:                             
(e)   Date position held/dealing undertaken:       21 May 2013
(f)   Has the discloser previously disclosed, or   YES:
      are
      they today disclosing, under the Code in     KAZAKHMYS PLC
      respect
     of any other party to this offer?            

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                             ORD                        
security:
                                        Interests          Short Positions
                                      Number      (%)     Number      (%)
(1)               Relevant securities
                  owned
                  and/or controlled:    693,855     0.05%   3,676,251   0.29%
                                                                   
(2)               Derivatives (other
                  than
                  options):             3,478,284   0.27%   430,484     0.03%
                                                                   
(3)               Options and
                  agreements to
                  purchase/sell:        0           0.00%   0           0.00%
                                                                   
(4)               TOTAL:
                                        4,172,139   0.32%   4,106,735   0.32%

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  Purchase/sale  Number of   Price per unit
security                           securities   
ORD                 Purchase        3,897        2.6626 GBP
ORD                 Purchase        5,760        2.6445 GBP
ORD                 Purchase        6,028        2.6480 GBP
ORD                 Purchase        7,447        2.6610 GBP
ORD                 Purchase        8,313        2.6592 GBP
ORD                 Purchase        8,357        2.6436 GBP
ORD                 Purchase        10,500       2.6479 GBP
ORD                 Purchase        25,179       2.6569 GBP
ORD                 Purchase        29,891       2.6632 GBP
ORD                 Purchase        41,489       2.6509 GBP
ORD                 Purchase        147,040      2.6548 GBP
ORD                 Purchase        153,550      2.6623 GBP
ORD                 Purchase        170,311      2.6575 GBP
ORD                 Sale            1,537        2.6330 GBP
ORD                 Sale            1,720        2.6627 GBP
ORD                 Sale            2,728        2.6275 GBP
ORD                 Sale            2,741        2.6653 GBP
ORD                 Sale            4,013        2.6501 GBP
ORD                 Sale            10,500       2.6478 GBP
ORD                 Sale            13,207       2.6538 GBP
ORD                 Sale            19,804       2.6278 GBP
ORD                 Sale            20,345       2.6442 GBP
ORD                 Sale            21,075       2.6555 GBP
ORD                 Sale            92,410       2.6519 GBP
ORD                 Sale            141,698      2.6443 GBP
ORD                 Sale            262,563      2.6497 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                8,229        2.6268 GBP
ORD        SWAP          Long                12,116       2.6560 GBP
ORD        CFD           Long                34,752       2.6404 GBP
ORD        CFD           Long                52,495       2.6358 GBP
ORD        SWAP          Long                63,495       2.6400 GBP
ORD        SWAP          Long                119,457      2.6555 GBP
ORD        SWAP          Short               16,918       2.6468 GBP
ORD        SWAP          Short               19,274       2.6610 GBP
ORD        SWAP          Short               25,179       2.6569 GBP
ORD        CFD           Short               50,674       2.6644 GBP
ORD        CFD           Short               52,728       2.6551 GBP
ORD        SWAP          Short               52,882       2.6524 GBP
ORD        CFD           Short               61,173       2.6682 GBP
ORD        SWAP          Short               120,918      2.6600 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(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:                                   22 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
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