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Thursday 02 April, 2009

Barclays PLC

Rule 8.3 Thirdforce Plc

RNS Number : 0426Q
Barclays PLC
02 April 2009
 

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  ThirdForce PLC


Class of relevant security to which the  Ord Euro 0.125

dealings being disclosed relate (Note 2)


Date of dealing  1 April 2009



2. INTERESTS AND SHORT POSITIONS


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

   



Long


Short


Number

(%)

Number

(%)

(1) Relevant securities


7,920,370

3.05%



(2) Derivatives (other than options)






(3) Options and agreements to purchase/sell





Total

7,920,370

3.05%



   



(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 (Note 5)


Sale

879,122  

0.0675




(b) Derivatives transactions (other than options transactions)


Product name,           Nature of transaction                Number of relevant securities                   Price per unit

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 name,                        Writing, selling,                Number of securities       Exercise     Type, e.g.            Expiry          Option money

 e.g. call option                      purchasing,                       to which the option          price         American,            date              paid/received

                                                varying etc.                        relates (Note 7)                          European etc.                            per unit (Note 5)


(ii) Exercising


Product name,                                Number of securities                                    Exercise price per

e.g. call option                                                                                                        unit  (Note 5)


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


Nature of transaction                       Details                     Price per unit

(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 attached? (Note 9)      NO


Date of disclosure                                                      2nd April

Contact name                                                             Geoff Smith

Telephone number                                                    +44 (0) 20 7116 2913

If a connected EFM, name of offeree/offeror        N\A

with which connected 

If a connected EFM, state nature of                       N\A

connection (Note 10)





This announcement has been issued through the Companies Announcement Service of

The Irish Stock Exchange.





This information is provided by RNS
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