REG-BARCLAYS PLC Form 8 (DD) - Xstrata Plc

Mon Mar 18, 2013 7:50am EDT

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LONDON--(Business Wire)--


FORM 8 (DD)

Note: The Panel Executive has confirmed on an ex-parte basis that the trades
detailed in this disclosure have no Code consequence

PUBLIC DEALING DISCLOSURE BY A PARTY TO AN OFFER OR PERSON ACTING IN CONCERT
(INCLUDING DEALINGS FOR THE ACCOUNT OF DISCRETIONARY INVESTMENT CLIENTS)

Rules 8.1, 8.2 and 8.4 of the Takeover Code (the "Code")

1.KEY INFORMATION

 (a) Identity of the party to the offer or person acting in concert making the disclosure:                                          Barclays Plc                                 
 (b) Owner or controller of interests and short positions disclosed, if different from 1(a):                                                                                     
 The naming of nominee or vehicle companies is insufficient                                                                                                                      
 (c) Name of offeror/offeree in relation to whose relevant securities this form relates:                                            XSTRATA PLC                                  
 Use a separate form for each offeror/offeree                                                                                                                                    
 (d) Status of person making the disclosure:                                                                                        Person acting in concert with the Offeree    
 e.g. offeror, offeree, person acting in concert with the offeror/offeree (specify name of offeror/offeree)                                                                      
 (e) Date dealing undertaken:                                                                                                       15 March 2013                                
 8(f) Has the party previously disclosed, or is it today disclosing, under the Code in respect of any other party to this offer?    YES                                          
                                                                                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                    
GLENCORE INTERNATIONAL PLC                  
                                                                                                                                    
:                                           


2.POSITIONS OF THE PERSON MAKING THE DISCLOSURE

(a)Interests and short positions in the relevant securities of the offeror or
offeree to which the disclosure relates following the dealing

 Class of relevant security:                         USD 0.5 Ordinary                                     
                                                     Interests                  Short positions           
                                                     Number         %           Number          %         
 (1) Relevant securities owned and/or controlled:    254,293        0.01%       0                         
 (2) Derivatives (other than options):                                                                    
 (3) Options and agreements to purchase/sell:                                                             
 TOTAL:                                              254,293        0.01%       0                         


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).

Details of any securities borrowing and lending positions or financial
collateral arrangements should be disclosed on a Supplemental Form 8 (SBL).

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

3.DEALINGS BY THE PERSON MAKING THE DISCLOSURE

(a)Purchases and sales

 Class of relevant security    Purchase/sale    Number of securities    Price per unit    
 USD 0.5 Ordinary              Sale             162                     11.6450 GBP       


(b)Derivatives transactions (other than options)

 Class of relevant security    Product description    Nature of dealing                                                                         Number of reference securities    Price per unit    
                               e.g. CFD               e.g. opening/closing a long/short position, increasing/reducing a long/short position                                                         


(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(c), 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 party to the offer or person acting in concert making the disclosure and any other person:  
 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 party to the offer or person acting in concert 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

Are any Supplemental Forms attached?

 Supplemental Form 8 (Open Positions)    NO    
 Supplemental Form 8 (SBL)               NO    


 Date of disclosure:    18 March 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.

BARCLAYS PLC 

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