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

Mon Mar 18, 2013 7:54am EDT

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LONDON--(Business Wire)--
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:              15 March 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:           3,299,736          0.05%         45,612,206               0.64%     
                                                                                                                          
 (2)                     Derivatives (other than                                                                          
                         options):                    40,343,018         0.57%         1,283,790                0.02%     
                                                                                                                          
 (3)                     Options and agreements to                                                                        
                         purchase/sell:               0                  0.00%         0                        0.00%     
                                                                                                                          
 (4)                     TOTAL:                                                                                           
                                                      43,642,754         0.61%         46,895,996               0.66%     
                                                                                                                          
 Class of relevant security:                          Convertible Bond XS0475310396                                       
                                                      Interests                        Short Positions                    
                                                      Number             (%)           Number                   (%)       
 (1)                     Relevant securities owned                                                                        
                         and/or controlled:           3,500,000          0.15%         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:                                                                                           
                                                      3,500,000          0.15%         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         100           45.0000 HKD       
 ORD                  Purchase         400           3.8620 GBP        
 ORD                  Purchase         600           45.1500 HKD       
 ORD                  Purchase         761           3.8950 GBP        
 ORD                  Purchase         800           45.2000 HKD       
 ORD                  Purchase         1,574         3.8786 GBP        
 ORD                  Purchase         4,200         45.1000 HKD       
 ORD                  Purchase         5,865         3.8756 GBP        
 ORD                  Purchase         5,914         3.8742 GBP        
 ORD                  Purchase         6,956         3.8647 GBP        
 ORD                  Purchase         7,300         45.3000 HKD       
 ORD                  Purchase         11,200        45.0500 HKD       
 ORD                  Purchase         11,300        45.2500 HKD       
 ORD                  Purchase         13,124        3.8698 GBP        
 ORD                  Purchase         15,000        45.3500 HKD       
 ORD                  Purchase         17,155        3.8750 GBP        
 ORD                  Purchase         21,746        3.8791 GBP        
 ORD                  Purchase         32,395        3.8741 GBP        
 ORD                  Purchase         41,980        3.8704 GBP        
 ORD                  Purchase         54,147        3.8743 GBP        
 ORD                  Purchase         77,234        3.8767 GBP        
 ORD                  Purchase         78,781        3.8716 GBP        
 ORD                  Purchase         79,237        3.8736 GBP        
 ORD                  Purchase         244,000       3.8654 GBP        
 ORD                  Purchase         337,856       3.8769 GBP        
 ORD                  Purchase         443,631       3.8785 GBP        
 ORD                  Purchase         987,799       3.8773 GBP        
 ORD                  Sale             207           3.8750 GBP        
 ORD                  Sale             1,173         3.8618 GBP        
 ORD                  Sale             1,456         3.8663 GBP        
 ORD                  Sale             2,577         3.8803 GBP        
 ORD                  Sale             3,642         3.8875 GBP        
 ORD                  Sale             6,927         3.8664 GBP        
 ORD                  Sale             16,075        3.8783 GBP        
 ORD                  Sale             17,923        3.8678 GBP        
 ORD                  Sale             19,311        3.8785 GBP        
 ORD                  Sale             23,010        3.8691 GBP        
 ORD                  Sale             48,757        3.8767 GBP        
 ORD                  Sale             50,400        45.2280 HKD       
 ORD                  Sale             56,187        3.8765 GBP        
 ORD                  Sale             84,181        3.8756 GBP        
 ORD                  Sale             95,835        3.8727 GBP        
 ORD                  Sale             227,668       3.8706 GBP        
 ORD                  Sale             958,445       3.8778 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                 8,960         3.8721 GBP     
 ORD         CFD            Long                 42,000        3.8779 GBP     
 ORD         CFD            Long                 42,692        3.8578 GBP     
 ORD         CFD            Long                 250,000       3.8781 GBP     
 ORD         CFD            Short                100           45.0590 HKD    
 ORD         CFD            Short                35,490        3.8818 GBP     
 ORD         CFD            Short                56,133        3.8932 GBP     
 ORD         SWAP           Short                81,123        3.8745 GBP     
 ORD         CFD            Short                46,109        3.8524 GBP     
 ORD         SWAP           Short                109,629       3.8759 GBP     
 ORD         CFD            Short                244,000       3.8654 GBP     
 ORD         CFD            Short                123,268       3.8782 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:                                    18 Mar 2013      
 Contact name:                                          Geoff Smith      
 Telephone number:                                      0203 555 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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