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0NWV: BARCLAYS PLC: Form 8.5 (EPT/NON-RI) - SCHNEIDER ELECTRIC SA

  0NWV: BARCLAYS PLC: Form 8.5 (EPT/NON-RI) - SCHNEIDER ELECTRIC SA

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 whose
relevant securities this form relates:                  SCHNEIDER ELECTRIC SA

Use a separate form for each offeror/offeree
(c) Name of the party to the offer with which exempt    Advisor to Offeree
principal trader is connected:
(d) Date position held/dealing undertaken:              14 August 2013
(e) Has the EPT previously disclosed, or is it today     YES: INVENSYS PLC
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:    1,246,577   0.22%   890,373     0.16%
                                                                   
(2)               Derivatives (other
                  than
                  options):             1,728,632   0.31%   1,477,015   0.26%
                                                                   
(3)               Options and
                  agreements to
                  purchase/sell:        1,329,900   0.24%   1,740,000   0.31%
                                                                   
(4)               TOTAL:
                                        4,305,109   0.77%   4,107,388   0.73%

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        135          61.1921 EUR
ORD                   Purchase        290          61.1601 EUR
ORD                   Purchase        342          61.1370 EUR
ORD                   Purchase        375          61.2400 EUR
ORD                   Purchase        441          61.2985 EUR
ORD                   Purchase        445          61.0776 EUR
ORD                   Purchase        540          61.2296 EUR
ORD                   Purchase        1,026        61.1678 EUR
ORD                   Purchase        1,347        61.2383 EUR
ORD                   Purchase        1,428        61.1483 EUR
ORD                   Purchase        1,429        61.2200 EUR
ORD                   Purchase        2,135        61.1089 EUR
ORD                   Purchase        3,501        61.1470 EUR
ORD                   Purchase        3,895        61.1466 EUR
ORD                   Purchase        4,637        61.2343 EUR
ORD                   Purchase        4,905        61.1561 EUR
ORD                   Purchase        5,788        61.1800 EUR
ORD                   Purchase        7,348        61.1846 EUR
ORD                   Purchase        11,224       61.1510 EUR
ORD                   Purchase        13,722       61.1400 EUR
ORD                   Purchase        18,830       61.1864 EUR
ORD                   Purchase        48,000       61.0994 EUR
ORD                   Sale            11           61.2364 EUR
ORD                   Sale            93           61.1024 EUR
ORD                   Sale            168          61.0438 EUR
ORD                   Sale            182          61.1200 EUR
ORD                   Sale            294          61.1631 EUR
ORD                   Sale            330          61.2088 EUR
ORD                   Sale            637          61.1788 EUR
ORD                   Sale            704          61.1320 EUR
ORD                   Sale            1,125        61.2233 EUR
ORD                   Sale            1,440        61.2083 EUR
ORD                   Sale            1,460        61.1998 EUR
ORD                   Sale            2,135        61.1089 EUR
ORD                   Sale            3,336        61.2105 EUR
ORD                   Sale            3,438        61.1814 EUR
ORD                   Sale            3,501        61.1470 EUR
ORD                   Sale            4,213        16.2564 USD
ORD                   Sale            4,320        61.1581 EUR
ORD                   Sale            4,935        61.1852 EUR
ORD                   Sale            5,393        61.2200 EUR
ORD                   Sale            8,643        61.1960 EUR
ORD                   Sale            10,462       61.1290 EUR
ORD                   Sale            16,284       61.1199 EUR
ORD                   Sale            31,716       61.0889 EUR
ORD (traded as ADR)   Purchase        94           16.1800 USD
ORD (traded as ADR)   Purchase        149          16.2600 USD
ORD (traded as ADR)   Purchase        246          16.2285 USD
ORD (traded as ADR)   Purchase        702          16.2564 USD
ORD (traded as ADR)   Sale            2            16.1700 USD
ORD (traded as ADR)   Sale            94           16.1800 USD
ORD (traded as ADR)   Sale            149          16.2600 USD
ORD (traded as ADR)   Sale            182          16.1490 USD
ORD (traded as ADR)   Sale            4,213        16.2564 USD

(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                93           61.1023 EUR
ORD        SWAP          Long                200          61.1408 EUR
ORD        SWAP          Long                243          61.2855 EUR
ORD        SWAP          Long                1,197        61.1957 EUR
ORD        SWAP          Long                2,111        61.2311 EUR
ORD        CFD           Long                2,135        61.1089 EUR
ORD        SWAP          Long                2,876        61.2058 EUR
ORD        CFD           Long                3,790        61.1225 EUR
ORD        SWAP          Long                10,135       61.2047 EUR
ORD        CFD           Short               110          61.0391 EUR
ORD        SWAP          Short               290          61.1601 EUR
ORD        CFD           Short               320          61.2318 EUR
ORD        SWAP          Short               347          61.0670 EUR
ORD        SWAP          Short               445          61.0776 EUR
ORD        SWAP          Short               630          61.1184 EUR
ORD        SWAP          Short               1,347        61.2383 EUR
ORD        SWAP          Short               1,616        61.1606 EUR
ORD        SWAP          Short               3,087        61.1579 EUR
ORD        CFD           Short               3,501        61.1470 EUR
ORD        SWAP          Short               3,989        61.1311 EUR
ORD        SWAP          Short               4,637        61.2343 EUR
ORD        SWAP          Short               14,583       61.1591 EUR

(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

                                                      YES
Is a Supplemental Form 8 (Open Positions) attached? 
                                                      

Date of disclosure:  15 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.

143221.01

                     SUPPLEMENTAL FORM 8 (OPEN POSITIONS)

  DETAILS OF OPEN OPTION AND DERIVATIVE POSITIONS, AGREEMENTS TO PURCHASE OR
                                  SELL ETC.

            Note 5(i) on Rule 8 of the Takeover Code (the “Code”)

1. KEY INFORMATION

Identity of person whose open positions are      BARCLAYS CAPITAL SECURITIES
being disclosed:                                  LTD
Name of offeror/offeree in relation to whose      SCHNEIDER ELECTRIC SA
relevant securities the disclosure relates:

2. OPTIONS AND DERIVATIVES

Class     Product      Writing,     Number      Exercise  Type      Expiry
of         description   purchasing,   of           price                 date
relevant                 selling,      securities   per unit
security                 varying etc   to which
                                       option
                                    relates                          
ORD        Futures       Purchased     140,000      1.3340               20 Dec
                                                                          2013
ORD        Futures       Selling       -90,000      1.5200               20 Dec
                                                                          2013
ORD        Put Options   Written       -300,000     57.7500    European   18 Dec
                                                                          2015
ORD        Call          Written       -250,000     57.7500    European   18 Dec
           Options                                                        2015
ORD        Put Options   Purchased     150,000      38.0000    American   20 Jun
                                                                          2014
ORD        Put Options   Purchased     25,000       42.0000    American   20 Dec
                                                                          2013
ORD        Put Options   Purchased     25,000       43.0000    American   20 Dec
                                                                          2013
ORD        Put Options   Purchased     125,000      44.0000    American   20 Dec
                                                                          2013
ORD        Put Options   Purchased     200,000      48.0000    American   20 Dec
                                                                          2013
ORD        Put Options   Purchased     100,000      50.0000    American   20 Dec
                                                                          2013
ORD        Put Options   Purchased     100,000      56.0000    American   20 Dec
                                                                          2013
ORD        Put Options   Purchased     15,000       58.0000    American   16 Aug
                                                                          2013
ORD        Put Options   Written       -200,000     42.0000    American   20 Dec
                                                                          2013
ORD        Put Options   Written       -200,000     48.0000    American   20 Dec
                                                                          2013
ORD        Put Options   Written       -100,000     50.0000    American   20 Dec
                                                                          2013
ORD        Put Options   Written       -100,000     50.0000    American   19 Dec
                                                                          2014
ORD        Put Options   Written       -100,000     52.0000    American   20 Dec
                                                                          2013
ORD        Put Options   Written       -50,000      60.0000    American   20 Sep
                                                                          2013
ORD        Call          Purchased     50,000       52.0000    American   20 Dec
           Options                                                        2013
ORD        Call          Purchased     149,900      58.0000    American   16 Aug
           Options                                                        2013
ORD        Call          Purchased     150,000      60.0000    American   20 Sep
           Options                                                        2013
ORD        Call          Purchased     100,000      64.0000    American   20 Dec
           Options                                                        2013
ORD        Call          Written       -50,000      48.0000    American   20 Dec
           Options                                                        2013
ORD        Call          Written       -100,000     50.0000    American   20 Dec
           Options                                                        2013
ORD        Call          Written       -200,000     58.0000    American   16 Aug
           Options                                                        2013

3. AGREEMENTS TO PURCHASE OR SELL ETC.

Full details should be given so that the nature of the interest or position
can be fully understood:

It is not necessary to provide details on a Supplemental Form (Open Positions)
with regard to contracts for differences (“CFDs”) or spread bets.

The currency of all prices and other monetary amounts should be stated.

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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