WLF: BARCLAYS PLC: Form 8.3 - Wolfson Microelectronics Plc

  WLF: BARCLAYS PLC: Form 8.3 - Wolfson Microelectronics 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     WOLFSON MICROELECTRONICS PLC       whose      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:     15 May 2014 (f)   Has the discloser previously disclosed,    NO       or 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                      ORD                       security:                                           Interests          Short Positions                                         Number      (%)     Number    (%) (1)                 Relevant securities                     owned                     and/or controlled:    2,171,872   1.86%   30,585    0.03%                                                                     (2)                 Derivatives (other                     than                     options):             3,923       0.00%   226,777   0.19%                                                                     (3)                 Options and                     agreements to                     purchase/sell:        0           0.00%   0         0.00%                                                                     (4)                 TOTAL:                                           2,175,795   1.86%   257,362   0.22%  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        10,000       2.3425 GBP  (b) Derivatives transactions (other than options)  Class of  Product      Nature of dealing  Number of   Price per relevant   description                       reference    unit security                                   securities    ORD        CFD           Short               10,000       2.3427 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:  16 May 2014 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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