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BARCLAYS PLC (NEX)

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Tuesday 23 November, 2021

BARCLAYS PLC

Form 8.3- NATIONAL EXPRESS GROUP PLC

Form 8.3- NATIONAL EXPRESS GROUP PLC

BARCLAYS PLC

 

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) Full name of discloser:

Barclays PLC.

(b) Owner or controller of interests and short positions disclosed, if different from 1(a):

The naming of nominee or vehicle companies is insufficient. For a trust, the trustee(s), settlor and beneficiaries must be named.

 

(c) Name of offeror/offeree in relation to whose relevant securities this form relates:

Use a separate form for each offeror/offeree

NATIONAL EXPRESS GROUP PLC

(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:

For an opening position disclosure, state the latest practicable date prior to the disclosure

22 Nov 2021

(f) In addition to the company in 1(c) above, is the discloser making disclosures in respect of any other party to the offer?

If it is a cash offer or possible cash offer, state “N/A”

YES: STAGECOACH GROUP PLC

2. POSITIONS OF THE PERSON MAKING THE DISCLOSURE

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.

(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 security: 5p ordinary
Interests Short Positions
Number (%) Number (%)

(1)

Relevant securities owned
and/or controlled:

893,546

0.15%

6,688,407

1.09%

 

(2)

Cash-settled derivatives:

6,408,394

1.04%

736,003

0.12%

 

(3)

Stock-settled derivatives (including options)
and agreements to purchase/sell:

0

0.00%

0

0.00%

 

(4)

TOTAL:

7,301,940

1.19%

7,424,410

1.21%

 

All interests and all short positions should be disclosed.

Details of any open stock-settled derivative positions (including traded options), 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 employee options)

Class of relevant security in relation to which subscription right exists:

 

Details, including nature of the rights concerned and relevant percentages:

 

3. DEALINGS (IF ANY) BY THE PERSON MAKING THE DISCLOSURE

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.

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

(a) Purchases and sales

Class of relevant Purchase/sale Number of Price per unit
security securities
5p ordinary Purchase

283

2.2000 GBP
5p ordinary Purchase

446

2.2060 GBP
5p ordinary Purchase

515

2.2140 GBP
5p ordinary Purchase

568

2.2150 GBP
5p ordinary Purchase

593

2.2040 GBP
5p ordinary Purchase

599

2.1890 GBP
5p ordinary Purchase

600

2.2080 GBP
5p ordinary Purchase

1,030

2.2477 GBP
5p ordinary Purchase

1,108

2.2540 GBP
5p ordinary Purchase

1,110

2.2520 GBP
5p ordinary Purchase

1,137

2.1999 GBP
5p ordinary Purchase

1,731

2.2031 GBP
5p ordinary Purchase

2,286

2.2122 GBP
5p ordinary Purchase

2,304

2.1959 GBP
5p ordinary Purchase

2,432

2.1985 GBP
5p ordinary Purchase

5,864

2.2525 GBP
5p ordinary Purchase

6,619

2.2100 GBP
5p ordinary Purchase

9,357

2.2470 GBP
5p ordinary Purchase

11,619

2.2067 GBP
5p ordinary Purchase

12,661

2.2113 GBP
5p ordinary Purchase

15,161

2.1960 GBP
5p ordinary Purchase

40,628

2.2132 GBP
5p ordinary Purchase

45,209

2.2114 GBP
5p ordinary Sale

283

2.2002 GBP
5p ordinary Sale

563

2.1930 GBP
5p ordinary Sale

566

2.2014 GBP
5p ordinary Sale

568

2.2150 GBP
5p ordinary Sale

593

2.2040 GBP
5p ordinary Sale

595

2.2520 GBP
5p ordinary Sale

599

2.1890 GBP
5p ordinary Sale

600

2.2080 GBP
5p ordinary Sale

817

2.2156 GBP
5p ordinary Sale

1,030

2.2092 GBP
5p ordinary Sale

1,108

2.2540 GBP
5p ordinary Sale

1,119

2.1980 GBP
5p ordinary Sale

1,161

2.1959 GBP
5p ordinary Sale

1,408

2.2217 GBP
5p ordinary Sale

1,655

2.2007 GBP
5p ordinary Sale

1,704

2.2155 GBP
5p ordinary Sale

1,895

2.2034 GBP
5p ordinary Sale

2,268

2.2229 GBP
5p ordinary Sale

2,312

2.2163 GBP
5p ordinary Sale

2,429

2.1961 GBP
5p ordinary Sale

2,632

2.2089 GBP
5p ordinary Sale

4,937

2.2128 GBP
5p ordinary Sale

5,157

2.1960 GBP
5p ordinary Sale

5,943

2.2241 GBP
5p ordinary Sale

6,120

2.2036 GBP
5p ordinary Sale

9,357

2.2470 GBP
5p ordinary Sale

10,707

2.2197 GBP
5p ordinary Sale

27,906

2.2157 GBP
5p ordinary Sale

35,538

2.2115 GBP
5p ordinary Sale

50,119

2.2044 GBP
5p ordinary Sale

66,339

2.1964 GBP
5p ordinary Sale

110,745

2.2147 GBP

(b) Cash-settled derivative transactions

Class of Product Nature of dealing Number of Price per
relevant description reference unit
security securities
5p ordinary SWAP Long

538

2.2038 GBP
5p ordinary SWAP Long

1,260

2.2291 GBP
5p ordinary SWAP Long

1,758

2.2201 GBP
5p ordinary CFD Long

1,910

2.1960 GBP
5p ordinary CFD Long

3,247

2.1959 GBP
5p ordinary SWAP Long

4,362

2.1970 GBP
5p ordinary SWAP Long

4,599

2.2199 GBP
5p ordinary CFD Long

7,774

2.1958 GBP
5p ordinary SWAP Long

8,612

2.1994 GBP
5p ordinary SWAP Long

10,071

2.1960 GBP
5p ordinary SWAP Long

11,533

2.1959 GBP
5p ordinary SWAP Long

15,003

2.2064 GBP
5p ordinary CFD Long

16,744

2.2040 GBP
5p ordinary SWAP Long

33,987

2.2052 GBP
5p ordinary SWAP Long

59,644

2.2267 GBP
5p ordinary SWAP Long

66,339

2.1964 GBP
5p ordinary SWAP Short

187

2.2420 GBP
5p ordinary SWAP Short

692

2.2400 GBP
5p ordinary SWAP Short

1,030

2.2477 GBP
5p ordinary SWAP Short

5,677

2.2529 GBP
5p ordinary SWAP Short

12,492

2.2124 GBP
5p ordinary CFD Short

13,309

2.1959 GBP
5p ordinary SWAP Short

15,803

2.2049 GBP
5p ordinary SWAP Short

21,386

2.2132 GBP

(c) Stock-settled derivative transactions (including options)

(i) Writing, selling, purchasing or varying

Class of relevant security

Product description e.g. call option

Writing, purchasing, selling, varying etc.

Number of securities to which option relates

Exercise price per unit

Type

e.g. American, European etc.

Expiry date

Option money paid/ received per unit

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

(ii) Exercise

Class of relevant security

Product description

e.g. call option

Exercising/ exercised against

Number of securities

Exercise price per unit

 

 

 

 

 

 

(d) Other dealings (including subscribing for new securities)

Class of relevant security

Nature of dealing

e.g. subscription, conversion

Details

Price per unit (if applicable)

 

 

 

 

 

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:

Irrevocable commitments and letters of intent should not be included. 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:

23 Nov 2021

Contact name:

Large Holdings Regulatory Operations

Telephone number*:

020 3134 7213

Public disclosures under Rule 8 of the Code must be made to a Regulatory Information Service.

The Panel’s Market Surveillance Unit is available for consultation in relation to the Code’s disclosure requirements on +44 (0)20 7638 0129.

*If the discloser is a natural person, a telephone number does not need to be included, provided contact information has been provided to the Panel’s Market Surveillance Unit.

The Code can be viewed on the Panel’s website at www.thetakeoverpanel.org.uk.


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