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

Wed Feb 6, 2013 6:30am 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:              5 February 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:           3,125,378     0.04%    45,469,588         0.64%    
                                                                                                              
 (2)                          Derivatives (other than                                                         
                              options):                    43,571,599    0.61%    1,300,446          0.02%    
                                                                                                              
 (3)                          Options and agreements to                                                       
                              purchase/sell:               0             0.00%    0                  0.00%    
                                                                                                              
 (4)                          TOTAL:                                                                          
                                                           46,696,977    0.66%    46,770,034         0.66%    


 Class of relevant security:                               Convertible Bond XS0475310396                                         
                                                           Interests                                 Short Positions             
                                                           Number                           (%)      Number             (%)      
 (1)                          Relevant securities owned                                                                          
                              and/or controlled:           3,700,000                        0.19%    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:                                                                                             
                                                           3,700,000                        0.19%    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     Sale             2,500,000     125.3750 USD      
 ORD                  Purchase         100           47.0500 HKD       
 ORD                  Purchase         174           3.8310 GBP        
 ORD                  Purchase         400           47.6000 HKD       
 ORD                  Purchase         800           47.3000 HKD       
 ORD                  Purchase         1,024         3.8382 GBP        
 ORD                  Purchase         1,200         47.3041 HKD       
 ORD                  Purchase         1,633         3.8175 GBP        
 ORD                  Purchase         2,184         3.8462 GBP        
 ORD                  Purchase         2,334         3.8326 GBP        
 ORD                  Purchase         3,425         3.8480 GBP        
 ORD                  Purchase         4,210         3.8300 GBP        
 ORD                  Purchase         8,782         3.8453 GBP        
 ORD                  Purchase         22,764        3.8425 GBP        
 ORD                  Purchase         24,543        3.8420 GBP        
 ORD                  Purchase         26,044        3.8446 GBP        
 ORD                  Purchase         41,282        3.8393 GBP        
 ORD                  Purchase         51,068        3.8491 GBP        
 ORD                  Purchase         81,659        3.8485 GBP        
 ORD                  Purchase         109,706       3.8439 GBP        
 ORD                  Purchase         144,314       3.8408 GBP        
 ORD                  Purchase         199,870       3.8447 GBP        
 ORD                  Purchase         249,600       3.8449 GBP        
 ORD                  Purchase         254,991       3.8391 GBP        
 ORD                  Purchase         300,000       3.8720 GBP        
 ORD                  Sale             100           47.3000 HKD       
 ORD                  Sale             100           47.3500 HKD       
 ORD                  Sale             174           3.8310 GBP        
 ORD                  Sale             247           3.8165 GBP        
 ORD                  Sale             400           47.6000 HKD       
 ORD                  Sale             600           47.1000 HKD       
 ORD                  Sale             1,156         3.8339 GBP        
 ORD                  Sale             2,100         3.8780 GBP        
 ORD                  Sale             2,865         3.8338 GBP        
 ORD                  Sale             3,208         3.8437 GBP        
 ORD                  Sale             4,840         3.8481 GBP        
 ORD                  Sale             5,057         3.8316 GBP        
 ORD                  Sale             5,272         3.8160 GBP        
 ORD                  Sale             22,947        3.8426 GBP        
 ORD                  Sale             37,921        3.8479 GBP        
 ORD                  Sale             41,805        3.8380 GBP        
 ORD                  Sale             56,028        3.8420 GBP        
 ORD                  Sale             57,161        3.8340 GBP        
 ORD                  Sale             85,400        3.8367 GBP        
 ORD                  Sale             91,049        3.8423 GBP        
 ORD                  Sale             197,997       3.8364 GBP        
 ORD                  Sale             207,685       3.8353 GBP        


(b) Derivatives transactions (other than options)

 Class of    Product        Nature of dealing    Number of     Price per      
 relevant    description                         reference     unit           
 security                                        securities                   
 ORD         SWAP           Long                 2,100         3.8780 GBP     
 ORD         SWAP           Long                 5,272         3.8160 GBP     
 ORD         CFD            Long                 85,400        3.8366 GBP     
 ORD         CFD            Long                 197,997       3.8364 GBP     
 ORD         CFD            Short                500           47.5475 HKD    
 ORD         CFD            Short                600           3.8350 GBP     
 ORD         CFD            Short                800           47.3600 HKD    
 ORD         CFD            Short                29,848        3.8421 GBP     
 ORD         SWAP           Short                31,506        3.8412 GBP     
 ORD         SWAP           Short                41,649        3.8454 GBP     
 ORD         CFD            Short                67,620        3.8393 GBP     
 ORD         CFD            Short                150,148       3.8372 GBP     
 ORD         SWAP           Short                225,973       3.8436 GBP     
 ORD         CFD            Short                300,000       3.8720 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:    6 Feb 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 

Copyright Business Wire 2013

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