REG-BARCLAYS PLC Form 8.5 (EPT/NON-RI) - GLENCORE INTL PLC

Tue Jan 29, 2013 7:13am EST

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FORM 8.5 (EPT/NON-RI) 

PUBLIC OPENING POSITION DISCLOSURE/DEALING DISCLOSURE BY AN 

EXEMPT PRINCIPAL TRADER WITHOUT RECOGNISED INTERMEDIARY ("RI") STATUS (OR WHERE
RI STATUS IS NOT APPLICABLE) 

Rule 8.5 of the Takeover Code (the "Code") 

1. KEY INFORMATION

 (a)    Name of exempt principal trader:                    BARCLAYS CAPITAL SECURITIES LTD    
 (b)    Name of offeror/offeree in relation to whose        GLENCORE INTL PLC                  
        relevant securities this form relates:                                                 
 (c)    Name of the party to the offer with which exempt    Advisor to Offeree                 
        principal trader is connected                                                          
 (d)    Date position held/dealing undertaken:              28 January 2013                    
 (e)    Has the EPT previously disclosed, or is it          YES:                               
        today disclosing, under the Code in respect                                            
        of any other party to this offer?                   XSTRATA PLC                        


2. POSITIONS OF THE EXEMPT PRINCIPAL TRADER 

(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:                                 ORD                                                                   
                                                             Interests                                 Short Positions             
                                                             Number                           (%)      Number             (%)      
 (1)                            Relevant securities owned                                                                          
                                and/or controlled:           2,518,899                        0.04%    46,752,705         0.66%    
                                                                                                                                   
 (2)                            Derivatives (other than                                                                            
                                options):                    44,274,238                       0.62%    723,045            0.01%    
                                                                                                                                   
 (3)                            Options and agreements to                                                                          
                                purchase/sell:               0                                0.00%    0                  0.00%    
                                                                                                                                   
 (4)                            TOTAL:                                                                                             
                                                             46,793,137                       0.66%    47,475,750         0.67%    
                                                                                                                                   
 Class of relevant security:                                 Convertible Bond XS0475310396                                         
                                                             Interests                                 Short Positions             
                                                             Number                           (%)      Number             (%)      
 (1)                            Relevant securities owned                                                                          
                                and/or controlled:           6,200,000                        0.32%    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:                                                                                             
                                                             6,200,000                        0.32%    0                  0.00%    


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(b), copy table 2(a)
or (b) (as appropriate) for each additional class of relevant security. 

3. DEALINGS (IF ANY) BY THE EXEMPT PRINCIPAL TRADER 

(a) Purchases and sales

 Class of relevant    Purchase/sale    Number of     Price per unit    
 security                              securities                      
 Convertible Bond     Purchase         2,500,000     127.0000 USD      
 Convertible Bond     Sale             800,000       126.7500 USD      
 Convertible Bond     Sale             1,000,000     127.0500 USD      
 ORD                  Purchase         150           3.9225 GBP        
 ORD                  Purchase         738           3.9080 GBP        
 ORD                  Purchase         800           47.7500 HKD       
 ORD                  Purchase         813           3.9300 GBP        
 ORD                  Purchase         872           3.9120 GBP        
 ORD                  Purchase         1,153         3.9005 GBP        
 ORD                  Purchase         3,100         47.8000 HKD       
 ORD                  Purchase         3,680         3.9174 GBP        
 ORD                  Purchase         5,500         47.7000 HKD       
 ORD                  Purchase         6,000         47.6500 HKD       
 ORD                  Purchase         9,100         47.6000 HKD       
 ORD                  Purchase         10,461        3.9204 GBP        
 ORD                  Purchase         36,777        3.9230 GBP        
 ORD                  Purchase         44,403        3.9136 GBP        
 ORD                  Purchase         45,314        3.9141 GBP        
 ORD                  Purchase         96,419        3.9092 GBP        
 ORD                  Purchase         108,911       3.9254 GBP        
 ORD                  Purchase         126,977       3.9137 GBP        
 ORD                  Purchase         128,876       3.9130 GBP        
 ORD                  Purchase         142,903       3.9050 GBP        
 ORD                  Purchase         142,903       3.9250 GBP        
 ORD                  Sale             100           47.6000 HKD       
 ORD                  Sale             308           3.9009 GBP        
 ORD                  Sale             394           3.9209 GBP        
 ORD                  Sale             400           47.7000 HKD       
 ORD                  Sale             800           47.7500 HKD       
 ORD                  Sale             980           3.9166 GBP        
 ORD                  Sale             1,053         3.9005 GBP        
 ORD                  Sale             1,403         3.9125 GBP        
 ORD                  Sale             1,998         3.9200 GBP        
 ORD                  Sale             2,084         3.9118 GBP        
 ORD                  Sale             4,093         3.9101 GBP        
 ORD                  Sale             4,100         47.6500 HKD       
 ORD                  Sale             6,462         3.9035 GBP        
 ORD                  Sale             7,236         3.9121 GBP        
 ORD                  Sale             9,646         3.9116 GBP        
 ORD                  Sale             14,979        3.9054 GBP        
 ORD                  Sale             18,995        3.9159 GBP        
 ORD                  Sale             20,100        47.6641 HKD       
 ORD                  Sale             47,352        3.9080 GBP        
 ORD                  Sale             56,552        3.9182 GBP        
 ORD                  Sale             82,350        3.9157 GBP        
 ORD                  Sale             82,350        3.9174 GBP        
 ORD                  Sale             162,338       3.9086 GBP        
 ORD                  Sale             204,832       3.9167 GBP        
 ORD                  Sale             249,600       3.9234 GBP        
 ORD                  Sale             300,551       3.9133 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            Long                 100           47.6405 HKD    
 ORD         CFD            Long                 400           47.6029 HKD    
 ORD         CFD            Long                 4,400         3.9396 GBP     
 ORD         CFD            Long                 4,900         47.6069 HKD    
 ORD         CFD            Long                 12,964        3.9097 GBP     
 ORD         CFD            Long                 45,365        3.9171 GBP     
 ORD         CFD            Long                 82,350        3.9157 GBP     
 ORD         CFD            Long                 82,350        3.9174 GBP     
 ORD         CFD            Short                4,400         47.7254 HKD    
 ORD         SWAP           Short                6,446         3.9102 GBP     
 ORD         CFD            Short                24,323        3.9298 GBP     
 ORD         CFD            Short                17,416        3.9210 GBP     


(c) Options transactions in respect of existing securities 

(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                             Expiry date    Option money paid/ received per unit  
                                                                                                                                                                                                e.g. American, European etc.                                                          


(ii) Exercising

 Class of relevant security    Product description     Number of securities    Exercise price per unit  
                               e.g. call option                                                         


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

 Class of relevant security    Nature of dealing                 Details    Price per unit (if applicable)  
                               e.g. subscription, 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(b), 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 exempt principal trader 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 exempt principal trader 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:    29 Jan 2013    
 Contact name:          Geoff Smith    
 Telephone number:      020 3555 4632  


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.

BARCLAYS PLC 

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