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

Mon Apr 8, 2013 5:47am EDT

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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 April 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:           4,302,855          0.06%         42,852,018          0.60%     
                                                                                                                     
 (2)                     Derivatives (other than                                                                     
                         options):                    38,170,173         0.54%         2,338,281           0.03%     
                                                                                                                     
 (3)                     Options and agreements to                                                                   
                         purchase/sell:               0                  0.00%         0                   0.00%     
                                                                                                                     
 (4)                     TOTAL:                                                                                      
                                                      42,473,028         0.60%         45,190,299          0.64%     
                                                                                                                     
 Class of relevant security:                          Convertible Bond XS0475310396                                  
                                                      Interests                        Short Positions               
                                                      Number             (%)           Number              (%)       
 (1)                     Relevant securities owned                                                                   
                         and/or controlled:           4,100,000          0.18%         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:                                                                                      
                                                      4,100,000          0.18%         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         800,000       115.1250 USD      
 ORD                  Purchase         411           3.4712 GBP        
 ORD                  Purchase         522           3.3593 GBP        
 ORD                  Purchase         916           3.3842 GBP        
 ORD                  Purchase         1,100         40.9000 HKD       
 ORD                  Purchase         1,400         40.8500 HKD       
 ORD                  Purchase         1,482         3.3990 GBP        
 ORD                  Purchase         2,427         3.4420 GBP        
 ORD                  Purchase         3,000         41.1500 HKD       
 ORD                  Purchase         3,847         3.4094 GBP        
 ORD                  Purchase         4,232         3.4907 GBP        
 ORD                  Purchase         4,765         3.4089 GBP        
 ORD                  Purchase         5,297         3.4080 GBP        
 ORD                  Purchase         28,742        3.4142 GBP        
 ORD                  Purchase         39,894        3.3857 GBP        
 ORD                  Purchase         41,399        3.3655 GBP        
 ORD                  Purchase         89,013        3.3806 GBP        
 ORD                  Purchase         96,935        3.3887 GBP        
 ORD                  Purchase         108,442       3.3945 GBP        
 ORD                  Purchase         130,916       3.4018 GBP        
 ORD                  Purchase         259,861       3.4086 GBP        
 ORD                  Purchase         646,877       3.3913 GBP        
 ORD                  Purchase         707,084       3.3967 GBP        
 ORD                  Purchase         970,000       3.3765 GBP        
 ORD                  Sale             411           3.4712 GBP        
 ORD                  Sale             500           40.9000 HKD       
 ORD                  Sale             1,000         40.2500 HKD       
 ORD                  Sale             1,000         40.3000 HKD       
 ORD                  Sale             1,200         40.8000 HKD       
 ORD                  Sale             1,200         40.9500 HKD       
 ORD                  Sale             1,327         3.3762 GBP        
 ORD                  Sale             1,601         3.3722 GBP        
 ORD                  Sale             2,200         40.5000 HKD       
 ORD                  Sale             2,251         3.3805 GBP        
 ORD                  Sale             3,954         3.3681 GBP        
 ORD                  Sale             4,400         41.0545 HKD       
 ORD                  Sale             5,293         3.3708 GBP        
 ORD                  Sale             5,470         3.3508 GBP        
 ORD                  Sale             10,086        3.3764 GBP        
 ORD                  Sale             12,312        3.3890 GBP        
 ORD                  Sale             19,884        3.4571 GBP        
 ORD                  Sale             26,085        3.3699 GBP        
 ORD                  Sale             66,774        3.4206 GBP        
 ORD                  Sale             67,471        3.3781 GBP        
 ORD                  Sale             73,000        3.3631 GBP        
 ORD                  Sale             79,301        3.3978 GBP        
 ORD                  Sale             87,819        3.3735 GBP        
 ORD                  Sale             88,412        3.4876 GBP        
 ORD                  Sale             216,500       3.3754 GBP        
 ORD                  Sale             707,084       3.3967 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                 1,600         3.4775 GBP     
 ORD         CFD            Long                 2,000         3.3721 GBP     
 ORD         CFD            Long                 7,100         40.5427 HKD    
 ORD         CFD            Long                 10,670        3.3487 GBP     
 ORD         CFD            Long                 40,912        3.3742 GBP     
 ORD         SWAP           Long                 115,900       3.4155 GBP     
 ORD         CFD            Short                1,100         40.9490 HKD    
 ORD         CFD            Short                7,200         3.4368 GBP     
 ORD         SWAP           Short                12,200        3.3551 GBP     
 ORD         CFD            Short                14,663        3.4306 GBP     
 ORD         SWAP           Short                49,046        3.3843 GBP     
 ORD         SWAP           Short                64,752        3.3811 GBP     
 ORD         SWAP           Short                136,829       3.3878 GBP     
 ORD         CFD            Short                206,237       3.3698 GBP     
 ORD         CFD            Short                427,038       3.3988 GBP     
 ORD         CFD            Short                970,000       3.3765 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:                                    8 Apr 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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