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Form 8 (DD) - CME GROUP PLC

BARCLAYS PLC

FORM 8 (DD)

PUBLIC DEALING DISCLOSURE BY A PARTY TO AN OFFER OR PERSON ACTING IN CONCERT (INCLUDING DEALINGS FOR THE ACCOUNT OF DISCRETIONARY INVESTMENT CLIENTS)

Rules 8.1, 8.2 and 8.4 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 CME GROUP INC
  relevant securities this form relates:  
(d) Status of person making the disclosure: CONNECTED TO THE OFFEROR
(e) Date position held/dealing undertaken: 01 November 2018
(f) In addition to the company in 1(c) above, is the discloser making NO
  disclosures in respect of any other party to the offer?  

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

Class of relevant security:       USD 0.01 Class A common            
Interests Short Positions
    Number (%) Number (%)
(1) Relevant securities owned
and/or controlled: 114,258 0.03% 19,482 0.01%
           
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:
0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options)
and agreements to purchase/sell: 73,100 0.02% 102,100 0.03%
           
 
TOTAL: 187,358 0.06% 121,582 0.04%

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).

Details of any securities borrowing and lending positions or financial collateral arrangements should be disclosed on a Supplemental Form 8 (SBL).

(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 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

(i) Party to an offer or person acting in concert (except for a principal trader in the same group as a connected adviser)

Class of relevant   Purchase/sale   Number of   Price per unit
security   securities  
USD 0.01 Class A common Purchase 1 183.8700 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Purchase 3 183.3700 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Purchase 63 183.8200 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Purchase 77 184.7055 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Purchase 100 183.4500 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Purchase 100 185.1100 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Purchase 100 183.6700 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Purchase 100 184.5700 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Purchase 100 185.9750 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Purchase 110 183.4745 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Purchase 126 183.4200 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Purchase 200 183.8800 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Purchase 200 184.6200 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Purchase 200 184.3100 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Purchase 300 184.4666 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Purchase 300 183.4800 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Purchase 422 184.2417 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Purchase 436 184.1254 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Purchase 500 184.6822 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Purchase 642 183.3583 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Purchase 700 186.1053 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Purchase 732 185.4707 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Purchase 751 183.4228 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Purchase 753 184.0454 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Purchase 800 184.9475 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Purchase 952 184.0572 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Purchase 1,000 183.9680 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Purchase 1,200 185.5525 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Purchase 1,498 184.3977 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Purchase 1,600 184.5007 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Purchase 1,814 185.6437 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Purchase 1,915 184.2165 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Purchase 3,129 184.3437 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Purchase 3,150 185.6057 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Purchase 3,600 184.2391 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Purchase 4,189 185.6562 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Purchase 4,511 185.5210 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Purchase 4,539 185.7071 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Purchase 5,540 184.6072 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Purchase 5,546 185.6658 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Purchase 6,363 185.6597 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Purchase 6,875 185.9913 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Purchase 7,430 185.7254 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Purchase 7,782 184.1112 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Purchase 10,000 184.2647 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Purchase 12,961 183.9218 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Purchase 13,051 185.6184 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Purchase 14,193 185.4054 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Purchase 18,133 184.3443 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Purchase 25,800 184.2807 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Purchase 30,774 183.7500 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Purchase 39,275 184.4720 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Purchase 52,532 184.4927 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Purchase 64,106 184.8776 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Sale 2 184.0350 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Sale 9 184.0400 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Sale 41 183.7900 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Sale 63 183.8200 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Sale 77 184.7055 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Sale 100 183.6000 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Sale 100 183.7901 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Sale 100 183.9200 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Sale 100 184.0300 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Sale 100 184.2600 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Sale 100 184.5200 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Sale 100 184.6200 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Sale 100 184.7400 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Sale 102 185.8500 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Sale 108 184.6370 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Sale 140 185.0371 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Sale 189 184.0241 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Sale 200 183.9550 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Sale 200 185.1600 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Sale 200 183.8800 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Sale 200 184.2700 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Sale 200 186.0600 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Sale 200 184.2200 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Sale 200 184.2150 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Sale 240 184.4850 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Sale 300 184.1166 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Sale 300 183.8400 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Sale 300 184.2650 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Sale 304 185.4535 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Sale 320 184.1646 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Sale 400 183.8900 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Sale 400 184.4650 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Sale 440 184.2563 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Sale 460 184.7234 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Sale 500 184.2050 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Sale 500 184.5920 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Sale 500 184.3900 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Sale 519 184.5880 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Sale 627 184.7808 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Sale 651 184.0458 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Sale 654 184.5760 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Sale 700 184.4157 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Sale 716 184.0791 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Sale 787 185.0168 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Sale 790 184.9721 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Sale 900 184.4200 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Sale 1,000 184.2690 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Sale 1,200 184.2691 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Sale 1,215 184.2408 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Sale 1,300 184.3953 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Sale 1,471 184.9494 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Sale 1,655 184.5543 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Sale 1,800 184.7344 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Sale 1,917 184.1359 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Sale 2,100 184.1802 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Sale 2,100 184.8575 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Sale 2,551 185.2693 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Sale 3,022 185.2905 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Sale 3,091 183.5641 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Sale 3,111 184.0819 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Sale 3,731 184.5403 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Sale 3,764 184.8469 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Sale 3,806 183.9194 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Sale 5,087 184.7177 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Sale 6,920 184.2599 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Sale 7,264 185.1184 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Sale 9,128 185.3392 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Sale 10,070 184.0394 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Sale 13,251 185.5992 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Sale 15,204 184.3024 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Sale 15,902 184.1368 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Sale 24,690 183.7500 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Sale 26,983 184.6327 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Sale 73,211 184.4388 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Sale 99,318 185.1773 USD

(ii) Principal trader where the sole reason for the connection is that the principal trader is in the same group as a connected adviser

Class of relevant security   Purchases/ sales   Total number of securities   Highest price per unit paid/received   Lowest price per unit paid/received

(b) Cash-settled derivative transactions

Class of relevant security   Product description

e.g. CFD

  Nature of dealing

e.g. opening/closing a long/short position, increasing/reducing a long/short position

  Number of reference securities   Price per unit

(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 etc to which received
option per unit
      relates        
USD 0.01 Class A common Put Options Purchasing 100 185 USD American 18 Jan 2019 7.9600 USD
USD 0.01 Class A common Put Options Selling 100 170 USD American 18 Jan 2019 2.4600 USD

(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 party to the offer or person acting in concert making the disclosure and any other person:

Irrevocable commitments and letters of intent should not be included. 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 party to the offer or person acting in concert 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

Are any Supplemental Forms attached?

Supplemental Form 8 (Open Positions)   YES
Supplemental Form 8 (SBL) NO
Date of disclosure: 2 Nov 2018
Contact name: Large Holdings Regulatory Operations
Telephone number: 020 3134 7213

Public disclosures under Rule 8 of the Code must be made to a Regulatory Information Service.

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.

SUPPLEMENTAL FORM 8 (OPEN POSITIONS)

DETAILS OF OPEN STOCK-SETTLED DERIVATIVE (INCLUDING OPTION) POSITIONS, AGREEMENTS TO PURCHASE OR SELL ETC.

Note 5(i) on Rule 8 of the Takeover Code (the “Code”)

1. KEY INFORMATION

Identity of the person whose positions/dealings   Barclays PLC.
are being disclosed:  
Name of offeror/offeree in relation to whose CME GROUP INC
relevant securities this from relates:  

2. STOCK-SETTLED DERIVATIVES (INCLUDING OPTIONS)

Class   Product   Writing,   Number   Exercise   Type   Expiry
of description purchasing, of price date
relevant selling, securities per unit
security varying etc to which
option
      relates      
USD 0.01 Class A common Call Options Purchased 100 115.0000 American 18 Jan 2019
USD 0.01 Class A common Call Options Purchased 100 125.0000 American 18 Jan 2019
USD 0.01 Class A common Call Options Purchased 100 160.0000 American 15 Mar 2019
USD 0.01 Class A common Call Options Purchased 100 165.0000 American 18 Jan 2019
USD 0.01 Class A common Call Options Purchased 100 183.0000 American 16 Nov 2018
USD 0.01 Class A common Call Options Purchased 100 240.0000 American 17 Jan 2020
USD 0.01 Class A common Call Options Purchased 100 230.0000 American 17 Jan 2020
USD 0.01 Class A common Call Options Purchased 200 183.0000 American 2 Nov 2018
USD 0.01 Class A common Call Options Purchased 200 165.0000 American 17 Jan 2020
USD 0.01 Class A common Call Options Purchased 200 190.0000 American 18 Jan 2019
USD 0.01 Class A common Call Options Purchased 200 185.0000 American 2 Nov 2018
USD 0.01 Class A common Call Options Purchased 200 178.0000 American 2 Nov 2018
USD 0.01 Class A common Call Options Purchased 200 190.0000 American 21 Jun 2019
USD 0.01 Class A common Call Options Purchased 200 175.0000 American 15 Mar 2019
USD 0.01 Class A common Call Options Purchased 200 170.0000 American 17 Jan 2020
USD 0.01 Class A common Call Options Purchased 300 120.0000 American 18 Jan 2019
USD 0.01 Class A common Call Options Purchased 300 160.0000 American 16 Nov 2018
USD 0.01 Class A common Call Options Purchased 300 140.0000 American 17 Jan 2020
USD 0.01 Class A common Call Options Purchased 300 135.0000 American 17 Jan 2020
USD 0.01 Class A common Call Options Purchased 400 185.0000 American 21 Dec 2018
USD 0.01 Class A common Call Options Purchased 400 145.0000 American 17 Jan 2020
USD 0.01 Class A common Call Options Purchased 500 135.0000 American 18 Jan 2019
USD 0.01 Class A common Call Options Purchased 500 170.0000 American 21 Dec 2018
USD 0.01 Class A common Call Options Purchased 500 195.0000 American 18 Jan 2019
USD 0.01 Class A common Call Options Purchased 500 160.0000 American 21 Dec 2018
USD 0.01 Class A common Call Options Purchased 500 155.0000 American 18 Jan 2019
USD 0.01 Class A common Call Options Purchased 500 220.0000 American 18 Jan 2019
USD 0.01 Class A common Call Options Purchased 600 155.0000 American 21 Dec 2018
USD 0.01 Class A common Call Options Purchased 700 145.0000 American 18 Jan 2019
USD 0.01 Class A common Call Options Purchased 700 200.0000 American 17 Jan 2020
USD 0.01 Class A common Call Options Purchased 700 150.0000 American 17 Jan 2020
USD 0.01 Class A common Call Options Purchased 900 130.0000 American 18 Jan 2019
USD 0.01 Class A common Call Options Purchased 1,000 90.0000 American 18 Jan 2019
USD 0.01 Class A common Call Options Purchased 1,000 210.0000 American 21 Dec 2018
USD 0.01 Class A common Call Options Purchased 1,000 105.0000 American 18 Jan 2019
USD 0.01 Class A common Call Options Purchased 2,100 180.0000 American 2 Nov 2018
USD 0.01 Class A common Call Options Purchased 2,200 175.0000 American 21 Dec 2018
USD 0.01 Class A common Call Options Purchased 2,300 175.0000 American 18 Jan 2019
USD 0.01 Class A common Call Options Purchased 2,700 180.0000 American 16 Nov 2018
USD 0.01 Class A common Call Options Purchased 2,900 150.0000 American 18 Jan 2019
USD 0.01 Class A common Call Options Purchased 3,000 160.0000 American 18 Jan 2019
USD 0.01 Class A common Call Options Purchased 3,200 200.0000 American 21 Dec 2018
USD 0.01 Class A common Call Options Purchased 5,200 185.0000 American 16 Nov 2018
USD 0.01 Class A common Call Options Purchased 15,800 175.0000 American 16 Nov 2018
USD 0.01 Class A common Call Options Written -41,200 175.0000 American 16 Nov 2018
USD 0.01 Class A common Call Options Written -6,700 170.0000 American 18 Jan 2019
USD 0.01 Class A common Call Options Written -5,100 190.0000 American 17 Jan 2020
USD 0.01 Class A common Call Options Written -3,200 140.0000 American 18 Jan 2019
USD 0.01 Class A common Call Options Written -1,300 160.0000 American 17 Jan 2020
USD 0.01 Class A common Call Options Written -1,100 185.0000 American 18 Jan 2019
USD 0.01 Class A common Call Options Written -1,100 200.0000 American 18 Jan 2019
USD 0.01 Class A common Call Options Written -1,000 210.0000 American 18 Jan 2019
USD 0.01 Class A common Call Options Written -1,000 195.0000 American 21 Dec 2018
USD 0.01 Class A common Call Options Written -900 180.0000 American 18 Jan 2019
USD 0.01 Class A common Call Options Written -900 180.0000 American 21 Dec 2018
USD 0.01 Class A common Call Options Written -100 178.0000 American 9 Nov 2018
USD 0.01 Class A common Put Options Purchased -5,000 60.0000 American 18 Jan 2019
USD 0.01 Class A common Put Options Purchased -4,000 160.0000 American 18 Jan 2019
USD 0.01 Class A common Put Options Purchased -3,500 85.0000 American 18 Jan 2019
USD 0.01 Class A common Put Options Purchased -3,400 65.0000 American 18 Jan 2019
USD 0.01 Class A common Put Options Purchased -2,500 140.0000 American 18 Jan 2019
USD 0.01 Class A common Put Options Purchased -2,200 90.0000 American 18 Jan 2019
USD 0.01 Class A common Put Options Purchased -1,900 200.0000 American 18 Jan 2019
USD 0.01 Class A common Put Options Purchased -1,400 170.0000 American 16 Nov 2018
USD 0.01 Class A common Put Options Purchased -1,400 145.0000 American 21 Dec 2018
USD 0.01 Class A common Put Options Purchased -1,200 100.0000 American 18 Jan 2019
USD 0.01 Class A common Put Options Purchased -1,100 183.0000 American 16 Nov 2018
USD 0.01 Class A common Put Options Purchased -1,100 180.0000 American 18 Jan 2019
USD 0.01 Class A common Put Options Purchased -1,100 95.0000 American 18 Jan 2019
USD 0.01 Class A common Put Options Purchased -1,100 130.0000 American 18 Jan 2019
USD 0.01 Class A common Put Options Purchased -1,000 170.0000 American 15 Mar 2019
USD 0.01 Class A common Put Options Purchased -800 110.0000 American 18 Jan 2019
USD 0.01 Class A common Put Options Purchased -700 140.0000 American 21 Dec 2018
USD 0.01 Class A common Put Options Purchased -700 120.0000 American 18 Jan 2019
USD 0.01 Class A common Put Options Purchased -600 75.0000 American 18 Jan 2019
USD 0.01 Class A common Put Options Purchased -500 175.0000 American 16 Nov 2018
USD 0.01 Class A common Put Options Purchased -500 125.0000 American 21 Dec 2018
USD 0.01 Class A common Put Options Purchased -400 175.0000 American 21 Dec 2018
USD 0.01 Class A common Put Options Purchased -300 90.0000 American 17 Jan 2020
USD 0.01 Class A common Put Options Purchased -300 190.0000 American 15 Mar 2019
USD 0.01 Class A common Put Options Purchased -300 160.0000 American 21 Dec 2018
USD 0.01 Class A common Put Options Purchased -300 175.0000 American 2 Nov 2018
USD 0.01 Class A common Put Options Purchased -200 135.0000 American 18 Jan 2019
USD 0.01 Class A common Put Options Purchased -100 178.0000 American 9 Nov 2018
USD 0.01 Class A common Put Options Purchased -100 180.0000 American 2 Nov 2018
USD 0.01 Class A common Put Options Purchased -100 160.0000 American 2 Nov 2018
USD 0.01 Class A common Put Options Purchased -100 70.0000 American 18 Jan 2019
USD 0.01 Class A common Put Options Purchased -100 200.0000 American 17 Jan 2020
USD 0.01 Class A common Put Options Purchased -100 173.0000 American 16 Nov 2018
USD 0.01 Class A common Put Options Purchased -100 210.0000 American 17 Jan 2020
USD 0.01 Class A common Put Options Purchased -100 165.0000 American 18 Jan 2019
USD 0.01 Class A common Put Options Purchased -100 85.0000 American 17 Jan 2020
USD 0.01 Class A common Put Options Purchased -100 115.0000 American 18 Jan 2019
USD 0.01 Class A common Put Options Written 100 175.0000 American 18 Jan 2019
USD 0.01 Class A common Put Options Written 100 180.0000 American 21 Dec 2018
USD 0.01 Class A common Put Options Written 100 170.0000 American 18 Jan 2019
USD 0.01 Class A common Put Options Written 100 90.0000 American 15 Mar 2019
USD 0.01 Class A common Put Options Written 100 175.0000 American 17 Jan 2020
USD 0.01 Class A common Put Options Written 100 190.0000 American 18 Jan 2019
USD 0.01 Class A common Put Options Written 100 135.0000 American 17 Jan 2020
USD 0.01 Class A common Put Options Written 200 150.0000 American 18 Jan 2019
USD 0.01 Class A common Put Options Written 200 70.0000 American 17 Jan 2020
USD 0.01 Class A common Put Options Written 400 170.0000 American 21 Dec 2018
USD 0.01 Class A common Put Options Written 500 155.0000 American 21 Dec 2018
USD 0.01 Class A common Put Options Written 700 145.0000 American 9 Nov 2018
USD 0.01 Class A common Put Options Written 800 105.0000 American 18 Jan 2019
USD 0.01 Class A common Put Options Written 800 150.0000 American 21 Dec 2018
USD 0.01 Class A common Put Options Written 900 125.0000 American 18 Jan 2019
USD 0.01 Class A common Put Options Written 1,400 185.0000 American 18 Jan 2019
USD 0.01 Class A common Put Options Written 2,100 145.0000 American 18 Jan 2019
USD 0.01 Class A common Put Options Written 2,600 115.0000 American 21 Dec 2018
USD 0.01 Class A common Put Options Written 3,600 90.0000 American 15 Jan 2021
USD 0.01 Class A common Put Options Written 4,900 150.0000 American 17 Jan 2020

3. AGREEMENTS TO PURCHASE OR SELL ETC.

Full details should be given so that the nature of the interest or position can be fully understood:

It is not necessary to provide details on a Supplemental Form (Open Positions) with regard to cash-settled derivatives.

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

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.