IRSH: BARCLAYS PLC: Form 8.3 - Chiquita

  IRSH: BARCLAYS PLC: Form 8.3 - Chiquita

UK Regulatory Announcement

LONDON

                                                                      FORM 8.3

                             IRISH TAKEOVER PANEL

  DISCLOSURE UNDER RULE 8.3 OF THE IRISH TAKEOVER PANEL ACT, 1997, TAKEOVER
                           RULES, 2007 (AS AMENDED)

 DEALINGS BY PERSONS WITH INTERESTS IN RELEVANT SECURITIES REPRESENTING 1% OR
                                     MORE

1. KEY INFORMATION

  Name of person dealing (Note 1)        Barclays PLC.
   Company dealt in                        CHIQUITA BRANDS INTERNATIONAL INC
   Class of relevant security to which     $0.01 common shares
    the
   dealings being disclosed relate (Note   
    2)
   Date of dealing                         28 August 2014

2. INTERESTS AND SHORT POSITIONS

(a) Interests and short positions (following dealing) in the class of relevant
security dealt in (Note 3)

Class of relevant security:          $0.01 common shares
                                     Long                 Short
                                    Number     (%)       Number    (%)
(1)   Relevant securities
                                      618,857     1.32%     640        0.00%
                                                                  
(2)   Derivatives (other than
      options):
                                      0           0.00%     0          0.00%
                                                                  
(3)   Options and agreements to
      purchase/sell:                  10,900      0.02%     8,100      0.02%
                                                                  
(4)   TOTAL:
                                      629,757     1.34%     8,740      0.02%
                                                                  
Class of relevant security:           4.25% convertible senior notes due 2016
                                      Long                  Short
                                    Number      (%)       Number     (%)
(1)   Relevant securities
                                      2,000       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:
                                      2,000       0.00%     0          0.00%

(b) Interests and short positions in relevant securities of the company, other
than the class dealt in (Note 3)

Class of relevant security:                  Long        Short
                                            Number (%)  Number (%)
(1) Relevant securities                                 
(2) Derivatives (other than options)                    
(3) Options and agreements to purchase/sell             
Total                                                   

3. DEALINGS (Note 4)

(a) Purchases and sales

Purchase/sale  Number of relevant securities  Price per unit
Purchase        100                             13.9264 USD
Purchase        100                             13.9265 USD
Purchase        100                             13.9700 USD
Purchase        200                             13.9250 USD
Purchase        300                             13.9233 USD
Purchase        300                             13.9600 USD
Purchase        700                             13.9557 USD
Purchase        908                             13.9472 USD
Purchase        938                             13.9608 USD
Purchase        954                             13.9391 USD
Purchase        7,946                           13.9000 USD
Sale            6                               14.0500 USD
Sale            55                              13.9101 USD
Sale            94                              13.8800 USD
Sale            100                             13.9264 USD
Sale            100                             13.9900 USD
Sale            200                             13.9249 USD
Sale            200                             13.9250 USD
Sale            256                             13.9100 USD
Sale            4,200                           13.9491 USD
Sale            7,946                           13.9000 USD

(b) Derivatives transactions (other than options transactions)

                    Nature of              Number of relevant      Price per
                    transaction            securities              unit
Product name,                                                  
e.g. CFD                                                         

                    (Note 6)               (Note 7)                (Note 5)

(c) Options transactions in respect of existing relevant securities

(i) Writing, selling, purchasing or varying

Product   Writing,      Number of               Type,
name,     selling,      securities              e.g.               Option money
e.g.     purchasing,  to which    Exercise  American, Expiry  paid/received
call      varying       the option   price      European  date     per unit
option    etc.          relates                 etc.               (Note 5)
                        (Note 7)

(ii) Exercising

Product name, e.g. call  Number of securities  Exercise price per unit (Note
option                                           5)

(d) Other dealings (including transactions in respect of new securities) (Note
4)

Nature of transaction             Price per unit
                       Details 
(Note 8)                          (if applicable) (Note 5)

4. OTHER INFORMATION

Agreements, arrangements or understandings relating to options or derivatives

Full details of any agreement, arrangement or understanding between the
person disclosing and any other person relating to the voting rights of any
relevant securities under any option referred to on this form or relating to 
the voting rights or future acquisition or disposal of any relevant
securities to which any derivative referred to on this form is referenced.
If none, this should be stated.

Is a Supplemental Form 8 (Open Positions) attached?          YES
Date of disclosure:                                           29 Aug 2014
Contact name:                                                 Rajesh Muthanna
Telephone number:                                             020 3555 4634
If a connected EFM, name of offeree/offeror with which        
connected
If a connected EFM, state nature of connection                

                                                           SUPPLEMENTAL FORM 8

                             IRISH TAKEOVER PANEL

DISCLOSURE UNDER RULE 8.1 AND RULE 8.3 OF THE IRISH TAKEOVER PANEL ACT, 1997,
                      TAKEOVER RULES, 2007 (AS AMENDED)

                          DETAILS OF OPEN POSITIONS

(This form should be attached to Form 8.1(a) & (b)(i), Form 8.1(b)(ii) or Form
                             8.3, as appropriate)

OPEN POSITIONS (Note 1)

Product      Written or  Number of           Exercise  Type      Expiry
name
              purchased    relevant             price                 date
                           securities
                           to which the
                           option
                           or derivative
                         relates                                  
Call          Purchased    10,700               14.0000    American   22 Nov
Options                                                               2014
Call          Purchased    100                  15.0000    American   20 Feb
Options                                                               2015
Call          Purchased    100                  17.0000    American   20 Feb
Options                                                               2015
Call          Written      -2,500               11.0000    American   22 Nov
Options                                                               2014
Put Options   Purchased    -400                 12.0000    American   20 Feb
                                                                      2015
Put Options   Purchased    -2,700               13.0000    American   22 Nov
                                                                      2014
Put Options   Purchased    -2,000               13.0000    American   20 Feb
                                                                      2015
Put Options   Purchased    -500                 14.0000    American   22 Nov
                                                                      2014

Notes

1. Where there are open option positions or open derivative positions (except
for CFDs), full details should be given. Full details of any existing
agreements to purchase or to sell must also be given on this form.

2. For all prices and other monetary amounts, the currency must be stated.

For full details of disclosure requirements, see Rule 8 of the Rules. If in
doubt, consult the Panel.

Contact:

BARCLAYS PLC
 
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