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                   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 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:          2 August 2013
(f) Has the discloser previously disclosed, or      NO
    are
    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
security:                             ordinary                   
                                        non-voting
                                        Interests            Short Positions
                                      Number        (%)     Number    (%)
(1)               Relevant securities
                  owned
                  and/or controlled:    3,162,173     0.90%   374,836   0.11%
                                                                   
(2)               Derivatives (other
                  than
                  options):             374,836       0.11%   452,796   0.13%
                                                                   
(3)               Options and
                  agreements to
                  purchase/sell:        0             0.00%   0         0.00%
                                                                   
(4)               TOTAL:
                                        3,537,009     1.00%   827,632   0.23%

Class of relevant                      12.5p                     
security:                                ordinary
                                         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        5            8.1850 GBP
12.5p A ordinary non-voting   Purchase        103          8.1700 GBP
12.5p A ordinary non-voting   Purchase        134          8.1600 GBP
12.5p A ordinary non-voting   Purchase        177          8.1550 GBP
12.5p A ordinary non-voting   Purchase        362          8.1650 GBP
12.5p A ordinary non-voting   Purchase        547          8.1471 GBP
12.5p A ordinary non-voting   Purchase        560          8.1563 GBP
12.5p A ordinary non-voting   Purchase        635          8.1555 GBP
12.5p A ordinary non-voting   Purchase        1,845        8.1721 GBP
12.5p A ordinary non-voting   Purchase        1,985        8.1558 GBP
12.5p A ordinary non-voting   Purchase        2,206        8.1588 GBP
12.5p A ordinary non-voting   Sale            115          8.1400 GBP
12.5p A ordinary non-voting   Sale            631          8.1447 GBP
12.5p A ordinary non-voting   Sale            705          8.1720 GBP
12.5p A ordinary non-voting   Sale            1,035        8.1232 GBP
12.5p A ordinary non-voting   Sale            1,554        8.1383 GBP
12.5p A ordinary non-voting   Sale            5,172        8.1771 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        1,554        8.1383 GBP
non-voting
12.5p A ordinary            SWAP          Short       214          8.1723 GBP
non-voting
12.5p A ordinary            SWAP          Short       300          8.1566 GBP
non-voting
12.5p A ordinary            SWAP          Short       1,033        8.1719 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:                                   5 Aug 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