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DMGO: BARCLAYS PLC: Form 8.3 - DAILY MAIL & GENERAL TRUST PLC 

  DMGO: BARCLAYS PLC: Form 8.3 - DAILY MAIL & GENERAL TRUST 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 positions/dealings   Barclays PLC.
     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 whose       DAILY MAIL & GENERAL
                                                         TRUST 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:             11 July 2013
(f)   Has the discloser previously disclosed, or are     NO
      they today disclosing, under the Code in 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                      12.5p A ordinary non-voting
security:
                                          Interests          Short Positions
                                        Number     (%)     Number   (%)
(1)                 Relevant securities
                    owned
                    and/or controlled:    3,367,367   0.95%   508,574   0.14%
                                                                   
(2)                 Derivatives (other
                    than
                    options):             508,574     0.14%   386,498   0.11%
                                                                   
(3)                 Options and
                    agreements to
                    purchase/sell:        0           0.00%   0         0.00%
                                                                   
(4)                 TOTAL:
                                        3,875,941   1.10%   895,072   0.25%
Class of relevant                        12.5p ordinary
security:
                                          Interests           Short Positions
                                        Number      (%)     Number    (%)
(1)                 Relevant securities
                    owned
                    and/or controlled:    488         0.00%   0         0.00%
                                                                   
(2)                 Derivatives (other
                    than
                    options):             0           0.00%   0         0.00%
                                                                   
(3)                 Options and
                    agreements to
                    purchase/sell:        0           0.00%   0         0.00%
                                                                   
(4)                 TOTAL:
                                          488         0.00%   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            Purchase/sale  Number of   Price per unit
security                                     securities   
12.5p A ordinary non-voting   Purchase        215          8.0783 GBP
12.5p A ordinary non-voting   Purchase        553          8.1168 GBP
12.5p A ordinary non-voting   Purchase        832          8.0943 GBP
12.5p A ordinary non-voting   Purchase        1,250        8.1055 GBP
12.5p A ordinary non-voting   Purchase        2,176        8.0670 GBP
12.5p A ordinary non-voting   Purchase        10,266       8.1085 GBP
12.5p A ordinary non-voting   Purchase        11,311       8.0749 GBP
12.5p A ordinary non-voting   Purchase        15,000       8.0600 GBP
12.5p A ordinary non-voting   Sale            384          8.0500 GBP
12.5p A ordinary non-voting   Sale            597          8.0436 GBP
12.5p A ordinary non-voting   Sale            668          8.0426 GBP
12.5p A ordinary non-voting   Sale            695          8.0950 GBP
12.5p A ordinary non-voting   Sale            836          8.0809 GBP
12.5p A ordinary non-voting   Sale            1,275        8.0522 GBP
12.5p A ordinary non-voting   Sale            6,289        8.0981 GBP
12.5p A ordinary non-voting   Sale            6,447        8.0475 GBP
12.5p A ordinary non-voting   Sale            15,936       8.0623 GBP

(b) Derivatives transactions (other than options)

Class of                   Product      Nature of  Number of   Price per
                                          dealing
relevant                    description               reference    unit
security                                            securities   
12.5p A ordinary            SWAP          Long        2,100        8.0987 GBP
non-voting
12.5p A ordinary            CFD           Long        3,918        8.0405 GBP
non-voting
12.5p A ordinary            SWAP          Short       126          8.0408 GBP
non-voting
12.5p A ordinary            SWAP          Short       1,400        8.1012 GBP
non-voting
12.5p A ordinary            SWAP          Short       3,446        8.0501 GBP
non-voting
12.5p A ordinary            CFD           Short       10,673       8.1201 GBP
non-voting

(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:                                   12 Jul 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