SVT: BARCLAYS PLC: Form 8.5 (EPT/NON-RI) SEVERN TRENT PLC - Amendment

  SVT: BARCLAYS PLC: Form 8.5 (EPT/NON-RI) SEVERN TRENT PLC - Amendment

UK Regulatory Announcement

LONDON

                       FORM 8.5 (EPT/NON-RI) AMENDMENT

         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:      10 June 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

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:    4,936,064   2.07%   371,227     0.16%
                                                                   
(2)               Derivatives (other
                  than
                  options):             368,795     0.15%   4,443,958   1.86%
                                                                   
(3)               Options and
                  agreements to
                  purchase/sell:        0           0.00%   0           0.00%
                                                                   
(4)               TOTAL:
                                        5,304,859   2.22%   4,815,185   2.02%

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        140          19.8900 GBP
ORD                 Purchase        315          19.4600 GBP
ORD                 Purchase        528          19.4800 GBP
ORD                 Purchase        569          19.5232 GBP
ORD                 Purchase        600          19.6029 GBP
ORD                 Purchase        1,211        19.8014 GBP
ORD                 Purchase        1,342        19.8088 GBP
ORD                 Purchase        1,852        19.7828 GBP
ORD                 Purchase        3,675        19.6064 GBP
ORD                 Purchase        4,135        19.4877 GBP
ORD                 Purchase        5,536        19.5725 GBP
ORD                 Purchase        7,211        19.5916 GBP
ORD                 Purchase        7,289        19.5989 GBP
ORD                 Purchase        10,193       19.6666 GBP
ORD                 Purchase        12,070       19.6400 GBP
ORD                 Purchase        17,048       19.7649 GBP
ORD                 Purchase        17,604       19.5811 GBP
ORD                 Purchase        19,102       19.6253 GBP
ORD                 Purchase        28,227       19.6402 GBP
ORD                 Purchase        28,407       19.8136 GBP
ORD                 Purchase        30,000       19.8797 GBP
ORD                 Purchase        32,999       19.6524 GBP
ORD                 Purchase        34,948       19.5100 GBP
ORD                 Purchase        39,930       19.6159 GBP
ORD                 Purchase        50,000       19.8899 GBP
ORD                 Purchase        68,424       19.4775 GBP
ORD                 Purchase        80,889       19.6271 GBP
ORD                 Purchase        164,538      19.6282 GBP
ORD                 Purchase        175,900      19.5244 GBP
ORD                 Purchase        180,112      19.6925 GBP
ORD                 Sale            370          19.7622 GBP
ORD                 Sale            2,541        19.5440 GBP
ORD                 Sale            2,606        19.7223 GBP
ORD                 Sale            3,240        19.4600 GBP
ORD                 Sale            4,135        19.4823 GBP
ORD                 Sale            4,241        19.4900 GBP
ORD                 Sale            5,464        19.6128 GBP
ORD                 Sale            5,483        19.7316 GBP
ORD                 Sale            6,425        19.5924 GBP
ORD                 Sale            7,924        19.5862 GBP
ORD                 Sale            10,913       19.5390 GBP
ORD                 Sale            11,670       19.6699 GBP
ORD                 Sale            26,823       19.6268 GBP
ORD                 Sale            28,657       19.5050 GBP
ORD                 Sale            32,345       19.6230 GBP
ORD                 Sale            34,948       19.5100 GBP
ORD                 Sale            40,639       19.5835 GBP
ORD                 Sale            69,939       19.6021 GBP
ORD                 Sale            83,604       19.5805 GBP
ORD                 Sale            100,161      19.6379 GBP
ORD                 Sale            100,345      19.5267 GBP
ORD                 Sale            100,938      19.6530 GBP
ORD                 Sale            164,000      19.5706 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                357          19.6576 GBP
ORD        SWAP          Long                5,483        19.7317 GBP
ORD        CFD           Long                15,238       19.6079 GBP
ORD        SWAP          Long                16,124       19.6321 GBP
ORD        SWAP          Long                30,000       19.8797 GBP
ORD        SWAP          Long                43,859       19.5684 GBP
ORD        SWAP          Long                223,150      21.1016 GBP
ORD        SWAP          Short               358          19.6057 GBP
ORD        CFD           Short               569          19.5232 GBP
ORD        SWAP          Short               600          19.6029 GBP
ORD        CFD           Short               1,339        19.7793 GBP
ORD        SWAP          Short               19,626       19.6027 GBP
ORD        SWAP          Short               20,870       19.6857 GBP
ORD        SWAP          Short               50,000       19.8899 GBP
ORD        SWAP          Short               60,000       19.8797 GBP
ORD        SWAP          Short               180,112      19.6924 GBP
ORD        SWAP          Short               446,300      21.1016 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:  12 Jun 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
 
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