Form 8.3 - AVAST PLC

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LONDON, September 24, 2021--(BUSINESS WIRE)--

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

AVAST 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:

23 September 2021

(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?

NORTONLIFELOCK 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:

10p ordinary

Interests

Short Positions

Number

(%)

Number

(%)

(1)

Relevant securities owned

and/or controlled:

20,418,942

1.97%

13,326,536

1.29%

(2)

Cash-settled derivatives:

119,677

0.01%

15,830,329

1.53%

(3)

Stock-settled derivatives (including options)

and agreements to purchase/sell:

0

0.00%

0

0.00%

TOTAL:

20,538,619

1.99%

29,156,865

2.82%

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

10p ordinary

Purchase

46

5.6880 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

292

5.6908 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

448

5.6928 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

481

5.7140 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

559

5.7130 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

689

5.6723 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

1,531

5.6976 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

1,910

5.7067 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

2,019

5.7377 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

2,631

5.6769 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

3,873

168.0583 CZK

10p ordinary

Purchase

4,858

5.6856 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

9,220

5.6934 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

10,000

5.7187 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

11,563

5.6903 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

18,070

5.6982 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

18,254

5.6837 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

22,333

5.6913 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

23,344

5.6997 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

28,000

5.6874 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

34,143

5.6840 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

57,739

5.6857 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

69,260

5.6935 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

74,098

5.6927 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

166,348

5.6846 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

295,838

5.6924 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

301

5.6939 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

374

5.6892 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

481

5.7140 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

499

5.7060 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

554

5.6880 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

570

5.6780 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

811

168.0500 CZK

10p ordinary

Sale

1,051

5.6874 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

1,206

5.6973 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

1,553

5.6942 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

1,727

5.7081 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

2,492

5.7026 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

2,588

5.7070 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

2,812

5.6895 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

3,873

168.0583 CZK

10p ordinary

Sale

4,271

5.6788 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

19,732

5.6969 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

23,345

5.6857 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

51,507

5.6840 GBP

(b) Cash-settled derivative transactions

Class of

Product

Nature of dealing

Number of

Price per

relevant

description

reference

unit

security

securities

10p ordinary

SWAP

Long

301

5.6939 GBP

10p ordinary

SWAP

Long

374

5.6892 GBP

10p ordinary

CFD

Long

811

167.9214 CZK

10p ordinary

SWAP

Long

1,206

5.6973 GBP

10p ordinary

SWAP

Long

2,100

5.6840 GBP

10p ordinary

CFD

Long

3,873

5.6883 GBP

10p ordinary

SWAP

Long

9,799

5.6927 GBP

10p ordinary

SWAP

Long

23,378

5.7011 GBP

10p ordinary

CFD

Short

1

5.6800 GBP

10p ordinary

SWAP

Short

46

5.6879 GBP

10p ordinary

SWAP

Short

292

5.6908 GBP

10p ordinary

SWAP

Short

448

5.6928 GBP

10p ordinary

SWAP

Short

481

5.7139 GBP

10p ordinary

SWAP

Short

689

5.6723 GBP

10p ordinary

SWAP

Short

2,019

5.7377 GBP

10p ordinary

SWAP

Short

2,631

5.6769 GBP

10p ordinary

SWAP

Short

10,000

5.7187 GBP

10p ordinary

CFD

Short

14,622

5.7104 GBP

10p ordinary

SWAP

Short

28,000

5.6874 GBP

10p ordinary

SWAP

Short

57,739

5.6857 GBP

10p ordinary

SWAP

Short

69,260

5.6935 GBP

10p ordinary

SWAP

Short

72,557

5.6943 GBP

10p ordinary

SWAP

Short

74,098

5.6927 GBP

10p ordinary

SWAP

Short

86,792

5.6957 GBP

10p ordinary

CFD

Short

166,348

5.6845 GBP

10p ordinary

SWAP

Short

183,253

5.6905 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"

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:

24 Sep 2021

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

*If the discloser is a natural person, a telephone number does not need to be included, provided contact information has been provided to the Panel’s Market Surveillance Unit.

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

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Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC

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