REG-BARCLAYS PLC Form 8.5 (EPT/NON-RI) Glencore International Plc

Wed Jan 30, 2013 6:21am 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:              29 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:           2,695,652     0.04%    45,323,118         0.64%    
                                                                                                              
 (2)                          Derivatives (other than                                                         
                              options):                    43,156,201    0.61%    706,763            0.01%    
                                                                                                              
 (3)                          Options and agreements to                                                       
                              purchase/sell:               0             0.00%    0                  0.00%    
                                                                                                              
 (4)                          TOTAL:                                                                          
                                                           45,851,853    0.65%    46,029,881         0.65%    


 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                      
 ORD                  Purchase         300           3.9095 GBP        
 ORD                  Purchase         600           47.7500 HKD       
 ORD                  Purchase         1,254         3.9270 GBP        
 ORD                  Purchase         1,518         3.9587 GBP        
 ORD                  Purchase         1,800         47.8000 HKD       
 ORD                  Purchase         2,800         47.9000 HKD       
 ORD                  Purchase         5,100         47.8500 HKD       
 ORD                  Purchase         5,166         3.9127 GBP        
 ORD                  Purchase         13,667        3.9600 GBP        
 ORD                  Purchase         32,813        3.9209 GBP        
 ORD                  Purchase         34,281        3.9110 GBP        
 ORD                  Purchase         85,315        3.9418 GBP        
 ORD                  Purchase         143,707       3.9245 GBP        
 ORD                  Purchase         221,179       3.9350 GBP        
 ORD                  Purchase         250,000       3.9064 GBP        
 ORD                  Purchase         750,000       3.9354 GBP        
 ORD                  Purchase         1,771,417     3.8917 GBP        
 ORD                  Sale             100           3.8840 GBP        
 ORD                  Sale             100           3.9190 GBP        
 ORD                  Sale             100           47.8000 HKD       
 ORD                  Sale             100           47.8500 HKD       
 ORD                  Sale             200           3.9050 GBP        
 ORD                  Sale             200           47.9000 HKD       
 ORD                  Sale             384           3.9030 GBP        
 ORD                  Sale             2,552         3.8998 GBP        
 ORD                  Sale             2,910         3.8969 GBP        
 ORD                  Sale             4,422         3.9600 GBP        
 ORD                  Sale             5,795         3.9085 GBP        
 ORD                  Sale             6,145         3.8990 GBP        
 ORD                  Sale             6,464         3.8977 GBP        
 ORD                  Sale             9,289         3.9141 GBP        
 ORD                  Sale             9,498         3.9118 GBP        
 ORD                  Sale             10,300        47.8490 HKD       
 ORD                  Sale             14,595        3.9114 GBP        
 ORD                  Sale             25,124        3.9428 GBP        
 ORD                  Sale             38,971        3.9078 GBP        
 ORD                  Sale             50,475        3.9215 GBP        
 ORD                  Sale             61,000        3.9145 GBP        
 ORD                  Sale             62,988        3.9183 GBP        
 ORD                  Sale             65,766        3.9157 GBP        
 ORD                  Sale             81,330        3.9105 GBP        
 ORD                  Sale             134,440       3.9335 GBP        
 ORD                  Sale             142,965       3.9128 GBP        
 ORD                  Sale             178,998       3.8972 GBP        
 ORD                  Sale             247,571       3.9572 GBP        
 ORD                  Sale             605,057       3.9366 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                 400           47.8029 HKD    
 ORD         CFD            Long                 3,399         3.8837 GBP     
 ORD         CFD            Long                 3,802         3.9591 GBP     
 ORD         CFD            Long                 5,795         3.9085 GBP     
 ORD         CFD            Long                 18,444        3.9057 GBP     
 ORD         CFD            Long                 61,000        3.9145 GBP     
 ORD         CFD            Long                 247,571       3.9572 GBP     
 ORD         CFD            Short                100           3.9161 GBP     
 ORD         CFD            Short                2,521         3.9666 GBP     
 ORD         SWAP           Short                4,034         3.9527 GBP     
 ORD         CFD            Short                18,267        3.9143 GBP     
 ORD         CFD            Short                72,114        3.9471 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:    30 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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