`FORM 8.3
DEALINGS BY PERSONS WHO OWN OR CONTROL 1% OR MORE OF ANY CLASS OF RELEVANT SECURITY
(Rule 8.3 of The City Code on Takeovers and Mergers)
Name of purchaser/vendor * BARCLAYS PLC
Company dealt in NORTHGATE
Relevant security dealt in ORD GBP 0. 05
If a connected EFM, name of offeree/offeror with
which connected
If a connected EFM, nature of connection #
Date of dealing 12 SEPTEMBER 2005
DEALINGS †
Amount bought Price per unit (currency must be stated)
7,969 12.1739
Amount sold Price per unit (currency must be stated)
2,793 12.1660
Resultant total amount and percentage of the
same relevant security owned or controlled 1,181,736 (1.83%)
IS A SUPPLEMENTAL FORM 8 (DERIVATIVE)/FORM 8 (OPTION) ATTACHED? YES
Date of disclosure 13 SEPTEMBER 2005
Contact name BARCLAYS CORPORATE SECRETARIAT
Telephone number 020 7116 2913
* Specify the owner or controller in addition to the person dealing. The naming of nominees or vehicle companies is
insufficient.
In the case of disclosure of dealings by fund managers on behalf of discretionary clients, the clients need not be
named.
# See the definition of "connected fund managers and principal traders" in the Definitions Section of the Code.
† If disclosing dealings/holdings in derivatives or options, please attach Supplemental Form 8 (Derivative) or
Supplemental Form 8 (Option), as appropriate.
For details of the Code's dealing disclosure requirements, see Rule 8 and its Notes which can be viewed on the Takeover
Panel's website at www.thetakeoverpanel.org.uk.
SUPPLEMENTAL FORM 8 (DERIVATIVE)
DEALINGS/HOLDINGS IN DERIVATIVES
(This form should be attached to Form 8.1, Form 8.1(b)(ii), Form 8.2 or Form 8.3, as appropriate)
Description of all derivative products CFD - A purchaser of a CFD will realise
disclosed on this form a gain if the price of the underlying security
goes up. A seller of a CFD will realise a gain
if the price of the underlying security goes down.
The CFD contracts are open ended and there is no
rollover into new contracts.
Full details of any agreement, arrangement None
or understanding between the person
disclosing and any other person 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.
WRITING/ENTERING INTO A DERIVATIVE
Product name Transaction Writing/ Number of Reference price Maturity date
eg long CFD date entering into securities (currency
(indicate as to which the must be stated)
applicable) derivative
is referenced
Long CFD 12/09/2005 Written 2,793 12.1660
Short CFD 12/09/2005 Written 7,969 12.1739
CLOSING OUT A DERIVATIVE
Product name Transaction Number of Reference price Closing out price
eg long CFD date securities (currency (currency must be
to which the must be stated) stated)
derivative
is referenced
DETAILS OF OPEN DERIVATIVES (excluding any transaction set out above)
Product name Transaction Written/ Number of Reference price Maturity date
eg long CFD date entered into securities (currency
(indicate as to which the must be stated)
applicable) derivative
is referenced
Long CFD 06/06/2002 Entered into 9,355 5.3600
Long CFD 12/06/2002 Entered into 9,134 5.4866
Long CFD 13/06/2002 Entered into 9,133 5.4932
Long CFD 14/06/2002 Entered into 9,208 5.3936
Long CFD 18/06/2002 Entered into 9,390 5.3240
Long CFD 19/06/2002 Entered into 9,417 5.3251
Long CFD 28/06/2002 Entered into 9,497 5.2389
Long CFD 02/07/2002 Entered into 9,624 5.1500
Long CFD 09/07/2002 Entered into 9,813 5.1082
Long CFD 11/07/2002 Entered into 10,079 4.8573
Long CFD 12/07/2002 Entered into 10,372 4.8200
Short CFD 18/10/2002 Entered into 12,622 3.9700
Short CFD 22/10/2002 Entered into 12,557 3.9500
Short CFD 23/10/2002 Entered into 12,589 3.9550
Short CFD 15/11/2002 Entered into 13,477 3.7018
Short CFD 27/11/2002 Entered into 12,019 4.1200
Short CFD 05/12/2002 Entered into 12,376 4.0347
Long CFD 28/02/2003 Entered into 29,382 4.9307
Short CFD 28/02/2003 Entered into 29,382 4.9307
Long CFD 16/06/2003 Entered into 10,331 4.8797
Long CFD 17/06/2003 Entered into 11,126 4.8900
Long CFD 20/06/2003 Entered into 9,921 5.0250
Long CFD 24/06/2003 Entered into 9,871 5.0811
Long CFD 25/06/2003 Entered into 14,853 5.1187
Long CFD 01/07/2003 Entered into 37,959 5.2250
Long CFD 07/07/2003 Entered into 33,974 4.8950
Long CFD 11/07/2003 Entered into 10,256 4.7948
Long CFD 14/07/2003 Entered into 35,022 4.8048
Long CFD 16/07/2003 Entered into 12,480 4.8200
Long CFD 17/09/2003 Entered into 9,335 5.3500
Long CFD 19/09/2003 Entered into 11,050 5.2900
Long CFD 29/09/2003 Entered into 67,084 5.2600
Long CFD 06/10/2003 Entered into 10,000 5.4200
Short CFD 12/11/2003 Entered into 22,092 5.6411
Short CFD 15/01/2004 Entered into 21,815 5.8145
Short CFD 20/02/2004 Entered into 34,192 5.8500
Long CFD 03/06/2004 Entered into 7,915 6.3209
Long CFD 22/06/2004 Entered into 18,382 6.7900
Long CFD 29/09/2004 Written 462 7.0500
Long CFD 30/09/2004 Written 200 6.9700
Long CFD 01/10/2004 Written 322 6.9350
Short CFD 05/10/2004 Entered into 17,206 7.2228
Short CFD 05/10/2004 Entered into 10,296 7.2228
Short CFD 06/10/2004 Entered into 11,457 7.1371
Short CFD 13/10/2004 Entered into 63,103 6.9930
Short CFD 13/10/2004 Entered into 22,946 7.0430
Short CFD 13/10/2004 Entered into 58,616 6.9930
Short CFD 13/10/2004 Entered into 21,315 7.0430
Short CFD 14/10/2004 Entered into 16,017 6.9977
Short CFD 14/10/2004 Entered into 14,878 6.9977
Long CFD 19/10/2004 Written 1,279 7.3543
Long CFD 20/10/2004 Written 352 7.3600
Long CFD 22/10/2004 Written 822 7.4150
Long CFD 28/10/2004 Written 1,812 7.3681
Short CFD 29/10/2004 Entered into 2,379 7.4076
Long CFD 29/10/2004 Written 300 7.4533
Long CFD 01/11/2004 Written 494 7.5450
Short CFD 02/11/2004 Entered into 8,109 7.4391
Long CFD 03/11/2004 Written 1,871 7.4949
Long CFD 08/11/2004 Written 500 7.6800
Short CFD 09/11/2004 Entered into 1,555 7.6896
Long CFD 11/11/2004 Written 45 7.7551
Long CFD 16/11/2004 Written 623 7.7650
Short CFD 16/11/2004 Written 641 7.7450
Long CFD 19/11/2004 Written 600 7.7950
Long CFD 22/11/2004 Written 1,218 7.7092
Short CFD 23/11/2004 Entered into 12,965 7.6523
Short CFD 23/11/2004 Written 300 7.7000
Short CFD 24/11/2004 Entered into 7,630 7.6875
Short CFD 26/11/2004 Written 481 7.7600
Short CFD 29/11/2004 Written 1,053 7.8436
Short CFD 30/11/2004 Written 1,156 7.8340
Short CFD 01/12/2004 Written 2,284 7.8685
Short CFD 02/12/2004 Written 923 7.9100
Long CFD 03/12/2004 Written 1,335 7.9525
Short CFD 03/12/2004 Written 141 7.8400
Short CFD 10/12/2004 Written 754 7.9050
Short CFD 13/12/2004 Entered into 6,277 7.9600
Short CFD 13/12/2004 Written 1,800 7.9369
Short CFD 13/12/2004 Written 1,172 7.9453
Short CFD 14/12/2004 Entered into 6,838 8.1375
Long CFD 14/12/2004 Written 1,070 8.0410
Long CFD 14/12/2004 Written 300 8.0450
Short CFD 14/12/2004 Written 911 8.0850
Long CFD 15/12/2004 Written 450 8.1600
Short CFD 15/12/2004 Written 100 8.1550
Long CFD 16/12/2004 Written 1,271 8.3036
Short CFD 21/12/2004 Written 987 8.2720
Long CFD 24/12/2004 Written 744 8.5544
Long CFD 29/12/2004 Written 823 8.5600
Long CFD 29/12/2004 Written 500 8.5600
Short CFD 31/12/2004 Written 492 8.5050
Long CFD 05/01/2005 Written 1,726 8.5457
Long CFD 06/01/2005 Written 400 8.3950
Short CFD 06/01/2005 Written 1,137 8.3561
Long CFD 10/01/2005 Written 171 8.4350
Short CFD 12/01/2005 Written 634 8.4650
Short CFD 13/01/2005 Written 1,100 8.4505
Short CFD 13/01/2005 Written 1,230 8.4300
Short CFD 14/01/2005 Written 1,600 8.5444
Long CFD 17/01/2005 Written 1,045 8.4900
Long CFD 18/01/2005 Written 2,154 8.6102
Short CFD 19/01/2005 Written 63 8.6300
Short CFD 21/01/2005 Written 1,300 8.6265
Short CFD 25/01/2005 Written 100 8.6550
Long CFD 26/01/2005 Written 400 8.9950
Long CFD 27/01/2005 Written 107 8.9950
Short CFD 28/01/2005 Written 1,475 9.1013
Short CFD 31/01/2005 Written 599 9.1600
Short CFD 31/01/2005 Written 978 9.1600
Long CFD 01/02/2005 Written 15 9.3100
Long CFD 03/02/2005 Written 1,066 9.3619
Long CFD 03/02/2005 Written 1,401 9.3529
Long CFD 07/02/2005 Written 380 9.2929
Long CFD 07/02/2005 Written 220 9.2850
Short CFD 10/02/2005 Written 658 9.1850
Short CFD 10/02/2005 Written 800 9.0550
Short CFD 11/02/2005 Written 981 9.1500
Short CFD 11/02/2005 Written 948 9.1500
Long CFD 15/02/2005 Written 1,729 8.9950
Short CFD 15/02/2005 Written 1,882 8.8934
Short CFD 15/02/2005 Written 1,495 8.9350
Long CFD 16/02/2005 Written 1,784 8.9745
Long CFD 16/02/2005 Written 1,882 8.9600
Long CFD 21/02/2005 Written 1,615 8.9100
Long CFD 22/02/2005 Written 2,618 8.9524
Short CFD 22/02/2005 Written 200 8.9200
Short CFD 23/02/2005 Entered into 16,107 9.1200
Long CFD 23/02/2005 Written 1,319 8.9824
Long CFD 23/02/2005 Written 4,816 9.0295
Long CFD 24/02/2005 Written 1,100 9.3114
Short CFD 25/02/2005 Written 1,700 9.3018
Short CFD 25/02/2005 Written 1,132 9.3782
Short CFD 28/02/2005 Written 300 9.2450
Short CFD 28/02/2005 Written 400 9.2450
Short CFD 02/03/2005 Entered into 9,497 9.2557
Long CFD 02/03/2005 Written 1,419 9.2500
Long CFD 02/03/2005 Written 1,419 9.1950
Short CFD 03/03/2005 Entered into 3,387 9.2125
Long CFD 03/03/2005 Written 300 9.2450
Long CFD 03/03/2005 Written 1,350 9.2200
Short CFD 04/03/2005 Entered into 2,051 9.2484
Short CFD 04/03/2005 Written 2,206 9.2550
Short CFD 07/03/2005 Entered into 2,531 9.3025
Long CFD 07/03/2005 Written 987 9.2450
Long CFD 07/03/2005 Written 1,021 9.3239
Short CFD 07/03/2005 Written 800 9.2550
Short CFD 08/03/2005 Entered into 10,149 9.2408
Long CFD 08/03/2005 Written 1,000 9.3380
Short CFD 08/03/2005 Written 2,340 9.2640
Short CFD 08/03/2005 Written 100 9.2850
Short CFD 09/03/2005 Entered into 17,603 9.3456
Short CFD 11/03/2005 Written 1,438 9.4000
Long CFD 14/03/2005 Written 1,511 9.3863
Short CFD 16/03/2005 Entered into 16,048 9.2225
Long CFD 16/03/2005 Written 190 9.3600
Long CFD 16/03/2005 Written 1,200 9.1600
Long CFD 16/03/2005 Written 16,048 9.2225
Long CFD 18/03/2005 Written 900 8.9950
Short CFD 18/03/2005 Written 800 9.1050
Long CFD 22/03/2005 Written 2,186 9.0905
Long CFD 22/03/2005 Written 2,540 9.2159
Short CFD 22/03/2005 Written 1,000 9.0850
Long CFD 23/03/2005 Written 2,315 8.9841
Long CFD 23/03/2005 Written 385 8.9850
Short CFD 23/03/2005 Written 500 9.0850
Short CFD 24/03/2005 Written 2,300 9.0139
Long CFD 30/03/2005 Written 1,200 8.9300
Short CFD 31/03/2005 Written 3,222 8.9944
Short CFD 31/03/2005 Written 745 9.0300
Long CFD 01/04/2005 Written 700 9.0450
Long CFD 01/04/2005 Written 531 9.0856
Short CFD 05/04/2005 Written 500 8.9450
Short CFD 05/04/2005 Written 200 8.9450
Short CFD 06/04/2005 Written 933 8.9279
Short CFD 08/04/2005 Written 2,700 8.9000
Long CFD 11/04/2005 Written 708 8.8694
Long CFD 12/04/2005 Written 100 8.7550
Short CFD 12/04/2005 Written 1,400 8.7550
Long CFD 14/04/2005 Written 667 8.7950
Long CFD 15/04/2005 Written 932 8.7723
Short CFD 15/04/2005 Written 308 8.6150
Long CFD 18/04/2005 Written 1,495 8.5797
Short CFD 19/04/2005 Written 2,789 8.7021
Short CFD 22/04/2005 Entered into 14,269 8.6996
Long CFD 22/04/2005 Written 500 8.7250
Long CFD 22/04/2005 Written 14,269 8.6952
Long CFD 26/04/2005 Written 2,412 8.7246
Long CFD 27/04/2005 Written 1,600 8.6147
Long CFD 27/04/2005 Written 1,851 8.5565
Long CFD 28/04/2005 Written 700 8.4250
Short CFD 28/04/2005 Written 100 8.5550
Short CFD 28/04/2005 Written 2,329 8.2351
Long CFD 29/04/2005 Written 100 8.2500
Long CFD 03/05/2005 Written 270 8.3450
Long CFD 03/05/2005 Written 547 8.5850
Short CFD 03/05/2005 Written 500 8.4700
Short CFD 03/05/2005 Written 2,739 8.4750
Long CFD 04/05/2005 Written 3,471 8.4503
Long CFD 05/05/2005 Written 631 8.4350
Short CFD 05/05/2005 Written 300 8.3550
Short CFD 05/05/2005 Written 1,700 8.5000
Long CFD 06/05/2005 Written 320 8.4806
Short CFD 09/05/2005 Entered into 33,483 8.4200
Long CFD 09/05/2005 Written 1,177 8.4752
Short CFD 09/05/2005 Written 100 8.3550
Long CFD 10/05/2005 Written 1,519 8.4711
Long CFD 11/05/2005 Written 742 8.3546
Short CFD 11/05/2005 Written 537 8.3050
Short CFD 17/05/2005 Written 900 8.5200
Short CFD 18/05/2005 Written 100 8.4050
Short CFD 18/05/2005 Written 1,100 8.5000
Short CFD 19/05/2005 Written 4,142 8.5033
Short CFD 20/05/2005 Entered into 29,023 8.4000
Long CFD 20/05/2005 Written 29,023 8.4000
Long CFD 20/05/2005 Written 400 8.4713
Short CFD 20/05/2005 Written 2,954 8.3000
Short CFD 23/05/2005 Written 274 8.3600
Long CFD 24/05/2005 Written 2,759 8.7450
Short CFD 24/05/2005 Written 300 8.4450
Short CFD 26/05/2005 Written 600 8.7500
Long CFD 27/05/2005 Written 1,700 8.7350
Short CFD 01/06/2005 Written 500 8.8450
Long CFD 02/06/2005 Written 3,402 8.7754
Short CFD 02/06/2005 Written 900 8.7800
Short CFD 03/06/2005 Written 1,175 8.7627
Long CFD 06/06/2005 Written 1,600 8.7800
Long CFD 07/06/2005 Written 1,404 8.9273
Short CFD 10/06/2005 Written 5,339 8.7562
Short CFD 13/06/2005 Written 740 8.7957
Short CFD 14/06/2005 Written 495 8.8298
Short CFD 14/06/2005 Written 200 8.8000
Short CFD 15/06/2005 Written 200 8.9150
Long CFD 20/06/2005 Written 5,981 9.0522
Short CFD 22/06/2005 Written 3,826 9.0150
Short CFD 23/06/2005 Written 926 9.0050
Long CFD 24/06/2005 Written 3,329 9.0627
Long CFD 27/06/2005 Written 3,151 9.0198
Short CFD 28/06/2005 Written 200 9.0050
Long CFD 30/06/2005 Written 300 9.1450
Short CFD 01/07/2005 Written 4,400 9.1785
Short CFD 04/07/2005 Written 806 9.2050
Long CFD 05/07/2005 Written 1,500 8.9210
Short CFD 06/07/2005 Written 9,369 8.8562
Long CFD 07/07/2005 Written 2,100 9.0650
Short CFD 07/07/2005 Written 600 9.0200
Short CFD 08/07/2005 Written 3,600 9.1208
Short CFD 11/07/2005 Written 500 9.2650
Long CFD 12/07/2005 Written 4,222 9.3787
Long CFD 13/07/2005 Written 2,000 9.4550
Short CFD 13/07/2005 Written 1,798 9.4200
Short CFD 14/07/2005 Entered into 10,326 9.3107
Long CFD 14/07/2005 Written 5,774 9.3497
Short CFD 14/07/2005 Written 1,200 9.4050
Long CFD 15/07/2005 Written 1,900 9.3726
Long CFD 18/07/2005 Written 4,987 9.3612
Long CFD 19/07/2005 Written 3,368 9.3337
Short CFD 19/07/2005 Written 1,200 9.3250
Long CFD 20/07/2005 Written 2,948 9.4413
Short CFD 20/07/2005 Written 300 9.3250
Long CFD 21/07/2005 Written 828 9.5557
Short CFD 21/07/2005 Written 1,400 9.4950
Short CFD 22/07/2005 Entered into 2,564 9.5110
Short CFD 22/07/2005 Written 2,500 9.5450
Long CFD 25/07/2005 Written 1,500 9.5353
Long CFD 26/07/2005 Entered into 2,564 9.6163
Long CFD 27/07/2005 Written 2,246 9.7350
Long CFD 28/07/2005 Written 1,300 9.8700
Short CFD 28/07/2005 Written 200 9.6550
Short CFD 29/07/2005 Entered into 2,462 9.8433
Long CFD 29/07/2005 Written 4,900 9.8440
Long CFD 02/08/2005 Written 3,200 9.9500
Short CFD 03/08/2005 Written 900 9.7750
Short CFD 04/08/2005 Written 3,374 9.8630
Long CFD 05/08/2005 Written 100 9.8900
Long CFD 05/08/2005 Written 2,200 10.1050
Short CFD 08/08/2005 Written 1,894 10.4302
Short CFD 10/08/2005 Written 1,100 10.3032
Short CFD 11/08/2005 Written 2,467 10.3105
Short CFD 12/08/2005 Written 500 10.3100
Short CFD 15/08/2005 Entered into 4,037 10.2815
Short CFD 15/08/2005 Entered into 6,290 10.2815
Short CFD 15/08/2005 Written 4,200 10.2864
Short CFD 16/08/2005 Entered into 4,982 10.4272
Short CFD 16/08/2005 Entered into 7,750 10.4272
Short CFD 16/08/2005 Written 500 10.4350
Short CFD 18/08/2005 Entered into 3,616 10.3177
Short CFD 18/08/2005 Entered into 7,442 10.3177
Short CFD 18/08/2005 Written 1,100 10.3250
Short CFD 19/08/2005 Entered into 71 10.3300
Short CFD 19/08/2005 Entered into 274 10.3300
Short CFD 19/08/2005 Entered into 102 10.3300
Long CFD 19/08/2005 Written 274 10.3248
Short CFD 19/08/2005 Written 8,860 10.2466
Short CFD 22/08/2005 Entered into 5,191 10.0972
Short CFD 22/08/2005 Entered into 19,785 10.1061
Short CFD 22/08/2005 Entered into 7,332 10.0972
Long CFD 22/08/2005 Written 19,785 10.1010
Short CFD 22/08/2005 Written 3,100 10.1105
Short CFD 23/08/2005 Written 5,970 10.0895
Short CFD 23/08/2005 Written 133 10.1000
Short CFD 24/08/2005 Written 1 10.0400
Short CFD 24/08/2005 Written 2,117 10.0506
Short CFD 25/08/2005 Written 900 10.0400
Short CFD 26/08/2005 Written 1,400 10.1000
Short CFD 30/08/2005 Entered into 44,626 10.0975
Long CFD 30/08/2005 Written 44,626 10.0975
Short CFD 31/08/2005 Written 600 10.0450
Short CFD 01/09/2005 Written 3,988 10.0743
Short CFD 02/09/2005 Entered into 410 10.1200
Short CFD 02/09/2005 Written 52 10.0550
Short CFD 06/09/2005 Entered into 489 12.2600
Short CFD 06/09/2005 Entered into 1,869 12.2600
Short CFD 06/09/2005 Entered into 2,187 12.2600
Long CFD 06/09/2005 Written 1,914 11.9610
Long CFD 06/09/2005 Written 1,869 12.2539
Short CFD 06/09/2005 Written 2,282 11.6002
Long CFD 07/09/2005 Written 300 12.1200
Short CFD 07/09/2005 Written 6,716 12.1327
Long CFD 08/09/2005 Written 500 12.1500
Short CFD 08/09/2005 Written 2,735 12.1975
Long CFD 09/09/2005 Written 300 12.1800
Short CFD 09/09/2005 Written 2,209 12.2420 `