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

Wed Apr 10, 2013 5:36am 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:              9 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:           4,444,957                            0.06%    42,432,866          0.60%     
                                                                                                                                         
 (2)                            Derivatives (other than                                                                                  
                                options):                    37,613,440                           0.53%    2,480,462           0.03%     
                                                                                                                                         
 (3)                            Options and agreements to                                                                                
                                purchase/sell:               0                                    0.00%    0                   0.00%     
                                                                                                                                         
 (4)                            TOTAL:                                                                                                   
                                                             42,058,397                           0.59%    44,913,328          0.63%     
                                                                                                                                         
 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                      
 ORD                  Purchase         100           40.7000 HKD       
 ORD                  Purchase         100           41.4500 HKD       
 ORD                  Purchase         300           41.5000 HKD       
 ORD                  Purchase         1,428         3.5317 GBP        
 ORD                  Purchase         2,000         41.3500 HKD       
 ORD                  Purchase         2,800         41.1000 HKD       
 ORD                  Purchase         2,900         41.2500 HKD       
 ORD                  Purchase         3,085         3.5850 GBP        
 ORD                  Purchase         3,258         3.5432 GBP        
 ORD                  Purchase         4,000         41.2000 HKD       
 ORD                  Purchase         4,500         41.3000 HKD       
 ORD                  Purchase         5,800         41.1500 HKD       
 ORD                  Purchase         6,410         3.5599 GBP        
 ORD                  Purchase         6,872         3.5372 GBP        
 ORD                  Purchase         10,044        3.5263 GBP        
 ORD                  Purchase         11,311        3.5540 GBP        
 ORD                  Purchase         21,108        3.5437 GBP        
 ORD                  Purchase         25,102        3.5401 GBP        
 ORD                  Purchase         71,947        3.5386 GBP        
 ORD                  Purchase         74,545        3.5366 GBP        
 ORD                  Purchase         124,544       3.5363 GBP        
 ORD                  Purchase         185,000       3.5632 GBP        
 ORD                  Purchase         264,795       3.5563 GBP        
 ORD                  Purchase         506,300       3.4215 GBP        
 ORD                  Sale             100           40.7000 HKD       
 ORD                  Sale             1,096         3.5370 GBP        
 ORD                  Sale             1,111         3.5552 GBP        
 ORD                  Sale             1,177         3.5461 GBP        
 ORD                  Sale             1,428         3.5318 GBP        
 ORD                  Sale             2,176         3.5294 GBP        
 ORD                  Sale             2,650         3.5713 GBP        
 ORD                  Sale             3,000         3.5215 GBP        
 ORD                  Sale             6,370         3.5850 GBP        
 ORD                  Sale             10,000        3.5515 GBP        
 ORD                  Sale             11,946        3.5481 GBP        
 ORD                  Sale             15,304        3.5337 GBP        
 ORD                  Sale             15,319        3.5483 GBP        
 ORD                  Sale             16,838        3.5440 GBP        
 ORD                  Sale             17,308        3.5311 GBP        
 ORD                  Sale             18,814        3.5628 GBP        
 ORD                  Sale             22,500        41.2173 HKD       
 ORD                  Sale             90,310        3.5544 GBP        
 ORD                  Sale             91,096        3.5543 GBP        
 ORD                  Sale             155,297       3.5507 GBP        
 ORD                  Sale             170,000       3.5316 GBP        
 ORD                  Sale             238,279       3.5666 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           40.6419 HKD    
 ORD         SWAP           Long                 794           3.5088 GBP     
 ORD         CFD            Long                 2,320         3.5037 GBP     
 ORD         CFD            Long                 14,675        3.5402 GBP     
 ORD         CFD            Long                 19,505        3.5406 GBP     
 ORD         CFD            Long                 47,000        3.5329 GBP     
 ORD         CFD            Long                 55,778        3.5331 GBP     
 ORD         SWAP           Long                 152,500       3.5846 GBP     
 ORD         SWAP           Short                600           3.5115 GBP     
 ORD         SWAP           Short                3,050         3.5112 GBP     
 ORD         CFD            Short                42,745        3.5374 GBP     
 ORD         CFD            Short                55,668        3.5437 GBP     
 ORD         CFD            Short                64,286        3.5857 GBP     
 ORD         CFD            Short                185,000       3.5632 GBP     
 ORD         CFD            Short                506,300       3.4215 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:    10 Apr 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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