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RNS Number : 3186Q

Barclays PLC

27 June 2022

 
                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 
            Full name of discloser:                                          Barclays PLC. 
  (a) 
 
            Owner or controller of interest and short 
  (b) 
 
            positions disclosed, if different from 
             1(a): 
---------  ---------------------------------------------------------------  -------------------------- 
            Name of offeror/offeree in relation to                           FIRSTGROUP PLC 
  (c)        whose 
                                                                            -------------------------- 
            relevant securities this form relates: 
---------  ---------------------------------------------------------------  -----------  --------- 
            If an exempt fund manager connected with 
  (d)        an 
 
            offeror/offeree, state this and specify 
             identity of 
            offeror/offeree: 
---------  ------------------------------------  ------------  -----------  -------------------------- 
            Date position held/dealing undertaken:                           24 June 2022 
  (e) 
---------  ---------------------------------------------------------------  -------------------------- 
            In addition to the company in 1(c) above,                        NO 
  (f)        is the discloser making 
            disclosures in respect of any other party 
             to the offer? 
---------  ---------------------------------------------------------------  -----------  --------- 
 2.                                                             POSITIONS OF THE PERSON MAKING 
                                                                 THE DISCLOSURE 
            Interests and short positions in the relevant securities 
  (a)        of the offeror or offeree 
            to which the disclosure relates following the dealing (if 
             any) 
 Class of relevant security:                      5p ordinary 
                                                 -------------------------  ---------------------- 
                                                         Interests              Short Positions 
                                                 -------------------------  ---------------------- 
                                                    Number         (%)         Number       (%) 
-----------------------------------------------  ------------  -----------  -----------  --------- 
            Relevant securities 
  (1)        owned 
  and/or controlled:                               7,782,129      1.04%       970,829      0.13% 
 
            Cash-settled derivatives: 
  (2) 
                                                    423,677       0.06%      7,130,497     0.95% 
 
            Stock-settled derivatives 
  (3)        (including options) 
  and agreements to 
   purchase/sell:                                      0          0.00%          0         0.00% 
 
 
  TOTAL:                                           8,205,806      1.09%      8,101,326     1.08% 
 
            Rights to subscribe for new securities (including directors 
  (b)        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: 
-------------------------------------------------------------  --------------------------------------- 
 
 
 
 3.                                DEALINGS (IF ANY) BY THE PERSON MAKING 
                                    THE DISCLOSURE 
 (a)           Purchases and 
                sales 
------------  ------------------  -----------------  ---------------------- 
 Class of        Purchase/sale     Number                Price per unit 
  relevant                          of 
  security                         securities 
------------    --------------    -----------------  ---------------------- 
  5p ordinary       Purchase            1,262                      1.3363 GBP 
                ----------------  -----------------  ------------------------ 
  5p ordinary       Purchase            1,462                      1.3240 GBP 
                ----------------  -----------------  ------------------------ 
  5p ordinary       Purchase            1,462                      1.3565 GBP 
                ----------------  -----------------  ------------------------ 
  5p ordinary       Purchase            1,569                      1.3560 GBP 
                ----------------  -----------------  ------------------------ 
  5p ordinary       Purchase            3,693                      1.3230 GBP 
                ----------------  -----------------  ------------------------ 
  5p ordinary       Purchase            4,947                      1.3387 GBP 
                ----------------  -----------------  ------------------------ 
  5p ordinary       Purchase            5,045                      1.3330 GBP 
                ----------------  -----------------  ------------------------ 
  5p ordinary       Purchase            6,790                      1.3438 GBP 
                ----------------  -----------------  ------------------------ 
  5p ordinary       Purchase            7,316                      1.3343 GBP 
                ----------------  -----------------  ------------------------ 
  5p ordinary       Purchase            11,197                     1.3369 GBP 
                ----------------  -----------------  ------------------------ 
  5p ordinary       Purchase            13,735                     1.3352 GBP 
                ----------------  -----------------  ------------------------ 
  5p ordinary       Purchase            20,817                     1.3424 GBP 
                ----------------  -----------------  ------------------------ 
  5p ordinary       Purchase            27,276                     1.3368 GBP 
                ----------------  -----------------  ------------------------ 
  5p ordinary       Purchase            54,613                     1.3467 GBP 
                ----------------  -----------------  ------------------------ 
  5p ordinary       Purchase            70,106                     1.3430 GBP 
                ----------------  -----------------  ------------------------ 
  5p ordinary       Purchase           110,824                     1.3370 GBP 
                ----------------  -----------------  ------------------------ 
  5p ordinary         Sale               145                       1.3410 GBP 
                ----------------  -----------------  ------------------------ 
  5p ordinary         Sale              1,107                      1.3625 GBP 
                ----------------  -----------------  ------------------------ 
  5p ordinary         Sale              1,157                      1.3380 GBP 
                ----------------  -----------------  ------------------------ 
  5p ordinary         Sale              1,779                      1.3590 GBP 
                ----------------  -----------------  ------------------------ 
  5p ordinary         Sale              2,518                      1.3430 GBP 
                ----------------  -----------------  ------------------------ 
  5p ordinary         Sale              2,941                      1.3407 GBP 
                ----------------  -----------------  ------------------------ 
  5p ordinary         Sale              2,999                      1.3425 GBP 
                ----------------  -----------------  ------------------------ 
  5p ordinary         Sale              4,104                      1.3412 GBP 
                ----------------  -----------------  ------------------------ 
  5p ordinary         Sale              4,529                      1.3413 GBP 
                ----------------  -----------------  ------------------------ 
  5p ordinary         Sale              4,745                      1.3416 GBP 
                ----------------  -----------------  ------------------------ 
  5p ordinary         Sale              4,794                      1.3336 GBP 
                ----------------  -----------------  ------------------------ 
  5p ordinary         Sale              5,302                      1.3508 GBP 
                ----------------  -----------------  ------------------------ 
  5p ordinary         Sale              6,999                      1.3401 GBP 
                ----------------  -----------------  ------------------------ 
  5p ordinary         Sale              7,836                      1.3439 GBP 
                ----------------  -----------------  ------------------------ 
  5p ordinary         Sale              7,931                      1.3552 GBP 
                ----------------  -----------------  ------------------------ 
  5p ordinary         Sale              11,345                     1.3400 GBP 
                ----------------  -----------------  ------------------------ 
  5p ordinary         Sale              12,782                     1.3409 GBP 
                ----------------  -----------------  ------------------------ 
  5p ordinary         Sale              23,966                     1.3422 GBP 
                ----------------  -----------------  ------------------------ 
  5p ordinary         Sale              28,336                     1.3403 GBP 
                ----------------  -----------------  ------------------------ 
  5p ordinary         Sale              31,757                     1.3431 GBP 
                ----------------  -----------------  ------------------------ 
  5p ordinary         Sale             103,699                     1.3395 GBP 
                ----------------  -----------------  ------------------------ 
  5p ordinary         Sale             106,503                     1.3370 GBP 
                ----------------  -----------------  ------------------------ 
 
 
 (b)           Cash-settled derivative transactions 
------------  -----------------------------------------------  ----------- 
 Class of           Product        Nature of      Number        Price per 
                                     dealing       of 
  relevant        description                     reference        unit 
 security                                         securities 
------------    --------------    -----------    ------------  ----------- 
  5p ordinary          SWAP            Long          6,411      1.3391 GBP 
                ----------------  -------------  ------------  ----------- 
  5p ordinary          SWAP            Long          8,040      1.3489 GBP 
                ----------------  -------------  ------------  ----------- 
  5p ordinary          SWAP            Long          9,749      1.3359 GBP 
                ----------------  -------------  ------------  ----------- 
  5p ordinary          SWAP            Long         11,114      1.3407 GBP 
                ----------------  -------------  ------------  ----------- 
  5p ordinary          SWAP            Long         18,587      1.3427 GBP 
                ----------------  -------------  ------------  ----------- 
  5p ordinary          SWAP            Long         21,000      1.3398 GBP 
                ----------------  -------------  ------------  ----------- 
  5p ordinary          SWAP           Short           722       1.3370 GBP 
                ----------------  -------------  ------------  ----------- 
  5p ordinary          SWAP           Short          2,078      1.3424 GBP 
                ----------------  -------------  ------------  ----------- 
  5p ordinary          SWAP           Short          2,114      1.3402 GBP 
                ----------------  -------------  ------------  ----------- 
  5p ordinary          SWAP           Short          3,916      1.3369 GBP 
                ----------------  -------------  ------------  ----------- 
  5p ordinary          SWAP           Short          5,045      1.3330 GBP 
                ----------------  -------------  ------------  ----------- 
  5p ordinary          SWAP           Short          9,097      1.3343 GBP 
                ----------------  -------------  ------------  ----------- 
  5p ordinary          SWAP           Short         10,000      1.3237 GBP 
                ----------------  -------------  ------------  ----------- 
  5p ordinary          SWAP           Short         19,483      1.3423 GBP 
                ----------------  -------------  ------------  ----------- 
  5p ordinary          SWAP           Short         23,377      1.3417 GBP 
                ----------------  -------------  ------------  ----------- 
  5p ordinary          CFD            Short         24,197      1.3473 GBP 
                ----------------  -------------  ------------  ----------- 
  5p ordinary          CFD            Short         32,873      1.3415 GBP 
                ----------------  -------------  ------------  ----------- 
 
 
 (c)         Stock-settled derivative transactions (including options) 
 (i)         Writing, selling, purchasing or varying 
   Class       Product        Writing,        Number        Exercise      Type     Expiry        Option 
    of       description     purchasing,        of            price                 date         money 
 relevant                     selling,      securities      per unit                             paid/ 
 security                      varying          to                                              received 
                                 etc           which 
                                              option                                            per unit 
                                              relates 
            -------------  --------------  ------------  --------------  -----  ------------  ----------- 
 
 
 (ii)        Exercising 
 Class of relevant          Product description               Exercising/        Number        Exercise 
                                                            exercised against     of            price per 
 security                                                                        securities       unit 
----------  -------------  --------------  ------------                         ------------  ----------- 
 
 
 (d)         Other dealings (including subscribing for new securities) 
 Class of relevant             Nature                           Details             Price 
                             of Dealings                                           per unit 
                                                                                     (if 
 security                                                                        applicable) 
----------  -------------  --------------  ------------                         ------------  ----------- 
 
 4.                                                       OTHER INFORMATION 
 (a)         Indemnity and other dealings 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: 
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                                                   NONE 
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 (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 of future acquisition or disposal of any 
  relevant securities to which 
 any derivative is referenced: 
-------------------------------------------------------  --------------  -----  ------------  ----------- 
                                                   NONE 
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 (c)         Attachments 
 Is a Supplemental Form 8 (Open                                                 NO 
  Positions) attached? 
                                                         ------------------------------------------------ 
 Date of disclosure:                                      27 Jun 2022 
                                                         --------------  -----  ------------  ----------- 
 Contact name:                                            Large Holdings Regulatory Operations 
                                                         ------------------------------------------------ 
 Telephone number:                                        020 3134 7213 
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