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Form 8.3 – PACE PLC

LONDON–(BUSINESSWIRE)–

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)   Full name of discloser:   Barclays PLC.
     
(b) Owner or controller of interest and short
  positions disclosed, if different from 1(a):  
(c) Name of offeror/offeree in relation to whose PACE PLC
  relevant securities this form relates:  
(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: 19 November 2015
(f) In addition to the company in 1(c) above, is the discloser making YES:
  disclosures in respect of any other party to the offer? ARRIS GROUP INC

2. POSITIONS OF THE PERSON MAKING THE DISCLOSURE

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.

(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: 4,692,087 1.46% 196,428 0.06%
           
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:
55,952 0.02% 3,439,351 1.07%
           
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options)
and agreements to purchase/sell: 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
 
TOTAL: 4,748,039 1.48% 3,635,779 1.14%

All interests and all short positions should be disclosed.

Details of any open stock-settled derivative positions (including traded
options), 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 employee options)

Class of relevant security in relation to which subscription right
exists:
 
Details, including nature of the rights concerned and relevant
percentages:
 

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

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.

The currency of all prices and other monetary amounts should be stated.

(a) Purchases and sales

Class of relevant   Purchase/sale   Number of   Price per unit
security   securities  
ORD Purchase 596 3.8126 GBP
ORD Purchase 607 3.7830 GBP
ORD Purchase 2,093 3.7981 GBP
ORD Purchase 2,158 3.8036 GBP
ORD Purchase 3,294 3.8039 GBP
ORD Purchase 4,066 3.8049 GBP
ORD Purchase 4,231 3.7977 GBP
ORD Purchase 4,817 3.8041 GBP
ORD Purchase 7,755 3.8007 GBP
ORD Purchase 9,277 3.7988 GBP
ORD Purchase 31,385 3.7849 GBP
ORD Sale 3,294 3.8039 GBP
ORD Sale 4,406 3.7943 GBP
ORD Sale 6,008 3.8002 GBP
ORD Sale 14,618 3.7912 GBP
ORD Sale 15,994 3.7955 GBP

(b) Cash-settled derivative transactions

Class of   Product   Nature of dealing   Number of   Price per
relevant description reference unit
security     securities  
ORD SWAP Long 14,402 3.7926 GBP
ORD CFD Short 596 3.8126 GBP
ORD CFD Short 1,598 3.7778 GBP
ORD SWAP Short 2,079 3.7822 GBP
ORD CFD Short 4,150 3.7799 GBP
ORD CFD Short 4,266 3.7996 GBP
ORD SWAP Short 11,700 3.8014 GBP
ORD SWAP Short 14,329 3.7873 GBP

(c) Stock-settled derivative transactions (including options)

(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) Exercise

Class of relevant security   Product description

e.g. call option

  Exercising/ exercised against   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)

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:

Irrevocable commitments and letters of intent should not be
included. If there are no such agreements, arrangements or
understandings, state “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”

(c) Attachments

Is a Supplemental Form 8 (Open Positions) attached?   NO
Date of disclosure: 20 Nov 2015
Contact name: Jay Supaya
Telephone number: 020 7773 0635

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 disclosure requirements on +44 (0)20 7638 0129.

The Code can be viewed on the Panel’s website at www.thetakeoverpanel.org.uk.

Contact

BARCLAYS PLC

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