REG-BARCLAYS PLC Form 8.3 - AZ ELECTRONIC MATERIALS S.A.

Mon Jan 13, 2014 6:28am EST

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Form 8.3 - AZ ELECTRONIC MATERIALS S.A.

FORM 8.3

PUBLIC OPENING POSITION DISCLOSURE/DEALING DISCLOSURE BY

A PERSON WITH INTERESTS IN RELEVANT SECURITIES REPRESENTING 1% OR MORE

Rule 8.3 of the Takeover Code (the “Code”)

1. KEY INFORMATION

(a) Identity of the person whose positions/dealings are being disclosed:  

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:

Use a separate form for each offeror/offeree

 

AZ ELECTRONIC MATERIALS S.A.

(d) If an exempt fund manager connected with an offeror/offeree, state this and specify identity of offeror/offeree:    
(e) Date position held/dealing undertaken:  

10 Jan 2014

(f) Has the discloser previously disclosed, or are they today disclosing, under the Code in respect of any other party to this offer?  

NO

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 (if any)

Class of relevant security:       ORD            
Interests   Short Positions
    Number (%) Number (%)
(1) Relevant securities owned
and/or controlled: 6,418,194 1.68% 141,158 0.04%
           
(2) Derivatives (other than
options): 69,625 0.02% 4,393,057 1.15%
           
(3) Options and agreements to
purchase/sell: 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
(4) TOTAL:
6,487,819 1.70% 4,534,215 1.19%

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

3. DEALINGS (IF ANY) BY THE PERSON MAKING THE DISCLOSURE

(a) Purchases and sales

Class of relevant   Purchase/sale   Number of   Price per unit
security   securities  
ORD Purchase 120 3.9160 GBP
ORD Purchase 628 3.9260 GBP
ORD Purchase 1,049 3.9210 GBP
ORD Purchase 1,749 3.9289 GBP
ORD Purchase 1,755 3.9290 GBP
ORD Purchase 3,604 3.9266 GBP
ORD Purchase 7,179 3.9270 GBP
ORD Purchase 23,418 3.9281 GBP
ORD Purchase 28,833 3.9298 GBP
ORD Purchase 31,219 3.9280 GBP
ORD Purchase 32,847 3.9264 GBP
ORD Purchase 1,505,766 3.9300 GBP
ORD Sale 120 3.9160 GBP
ORD Sale 500 3.9203 GBP
ORD Sale 628 3.9260 GBP
ORD Sale 1,049 3.9210 GBP
ORD Sale 1,841 3.9280 GBP
ORD Sale 2,736 3.9290 GBP
ORD Sale 4,544 3.9251 GBP
ORD Sale 7,179 3.9270 GBP
ORD Sale 9,669 3.9269 GBP
ORD Sale 11,203 3.9264 GBP
ORD Sale 13,796 3.9276 GBP
ORD Sale 56,499 3.9273 GBP
ORD Sale 61,771 3.9262 GBP
ORD Sale 298,297 3.9268 GBP
ORD Sale 300,000 3.9239 GBP
ORD Sale 1,529,129 3.9300 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 500 3.9203 GBP
ORD SWAP Long 500 3.9259 GBP
ORD CFD Long 920 3.9287 GBP
ORD CFD Long 16,807 3.9247 GBP
ORD SWAP Long 54,031 3.9265 GBP
ORD CFD Short 1,695 3.9272 GBP
ORD CFD Short 2,434 3.9294 GBP
ORD CFD Short 3,562 3.9287 GBP
ORD SWAP Short 17,732 3.9293 GBP
ORD SWAP Short 46,901 3.9281 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

e.g. American, European etc.

  Expiry date   Option money paid/ received per unit

(ii) Exercising

Class of relevant security   Product description

e.g. call option

  Number of securities   Exercise price per unit

(d) Other dealings (including subscribing for new securities)

Class of relevant security   Nature of dealing

e.g. subscription, conversion

  Details   Price per unit (if applicable)

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 person 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 person 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:  

13 Jan 2014

Contact name:

Rajesh Muthanna

Telephone number:

020 3555 4634

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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