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

Fri Feb 15, 2013 9:31am 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 relevant securities this form relates:                                         GLENCORE INTL PLC                
 Use a separate form for each offeror/offeree                                                                                                                     
 (c) Name of the party to the offer with which exempt principal trader is connected:                                             Advisor to Offeree               
 (d) Date position held/dealing undertaken:                                                                                      14 February 2013                 
 (e) Has the EPT previously disclosed, or is it today disclosing, under the Code in respect of any other party to this offer?    YES:                             
                                                                                                                                 
                                
                                                                                                                                 
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:           2,465,250                        0.03%    46,777,974         0.66%    
                                                                                                                                   
 (2)                            Derivatives (other than                                                                            
                                options):                    43,809,547                       0.62%    1,057,970          0.01%    
                                                                                                                                   
 (3)                            Options and agreements to                                                                          
                                purchase/sell:               0                                0.00%    0                  0.00%    
                                                                                                                                   
 (4)                            TOTAL:                                                                                             
                                                             46,274,797                       0.65%    47,835,944         0.67%    
                                                                                                                                   
 Class of relevant security:                                 Convertible Bond XS0475310396                                         
                                                             Interests                                 Short Positions             
                                                             Number                           (%)      Number             (%)      
 (1)                            Relevant securities owned                                                                          
                                and/or controlled:           4,400,000                        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:                                                                                             
                                                             4,400,000                        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     Purchase         1,200,000     126.1250 USD      
 ORD                  Purchase         95            3.9485 GBP        
 ORD                  Purchase         100           48.0000 HKD       
 ORD                  Purchase         200           47.7000 HKD       
 ORD                  Purchase         1,500         48.1000 HKD       
 ORD                  Purchase         1,500         48.1500 HKD       
 ORD                  Purchase         1,600         47.6500 HKD       
 ORD                  Purchase         1,839         3.9493 GBP        
 ORD                  Purchase         2,500         47.9500 HKD       
 ORD                  Purchase         3,168         3.9203 GBP        
 ORD                  Purchase         3,500         47.9000 HKD       
 ORD                  Purchase         3,769         3.9261 GBP        
 ORD                  Purchase         6,839         3.9446 GBP        
 ORD                  Purchase         6,914         3.9405 GBP        
 ORD                  Purchase         8,600         47.8500 HKD       
 ORD                  Purchase         10,100        48.0084 HKD       
 ORD                  Purchase         11,355        3.9308 GBP        
 ORD                  Purchase         17,930        3.9390 GBP        
 ORD                  Purchase         27,254        3.9444 GBP        
 ORD                  Purchase         29,767        3.9410 GBP        
 ORD                  Purchase         32,496        3.9411 GBP        
 ORD                  Purchase         43,751        3.9374 GBP        
 ORD                  Purchase         118,254       3.9383 GBP        
 ORD                  Purchase         152,500       3.9339 GBP        
 ORD                  Purchase         158,416       3.9441 GBP        
 ORD                  Sale             1,100         3.9570 GBP        
 ORD                  Sale             1,458         3.9340 GBP        
 ORD                  Sale             1,700         48.0500 HKD       
 ORD                  Sale             2,064         3.9278 GBP        
 ORD                  Sale             2,303         3.9447 GBP        
 ORD                  Sale             2,355         3.9491 GBP        
 ORD                  Sale             2,381         3.9442 GBP        
 ORD                  Sale             2,412         3.9350 GBP        
 ORD                  Sale             3,500         47.9000 HKD       
 ORD                  Sale             4,240         3.9473 GBP        
 ORD                  Sale             6,205         3.9471 GBP        
 ORD                  Sale             6,852         3.9326 GBP        
 ORD                  Sale             7,500         47.9500 HKD       
 ORD                  Sale             8,500         48.0000 HKD       
 ORD                  Sale             11,100        47.8500 HKD       
 ORD                  Sale             15,880        3.9481 GBP        
 ORD                  Sale             19,500        47.8969 HKD       
 ORD                  Sale             23,944        3.9422 GBP        
 ORD                  Sale             43,468        3.9405 GBP        
 ORD                  Sale             80,902        3.9433 GBP        
 ORD                  Sale             115,383       3.9449 GBP        
 ORD                  Sale             119,000       3.9574 GBP        
 ORD                  Sale             172,006       3.9421 GBP        
 ORD                  Sale             273,527       3.9485 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           47.9404 HKD    
 ORD         SWAP           Long                 1,100         3.9570 GBP     
 ORD         CFD            Long                 8,629         3.9564 GBP     
 ORD         CFD            Long                 20,725        3.9505 GBP     
 ORD         CFD            Long                 22,100        47.8343 HKD    
 ORD         CFD            Long                 43,038        3.9373 GBP     
 ORD         CFD            Long                 119,364       3.9414 GBP     
 ORD         CFD            Short                326           3.9707 GBP     
 ORD         CFD            Short                21,959        3.9280 GBP     
 ORD         CFD            Short                22,100        3.9461 GBP     
 ORD         CFD            Short                152,500       3.9339 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:    15 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 

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