Form 8.3 - AVAST PLC AMENDMENT

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LONDON, January 21, 2022--(BUSINESS WIRE)--

FORM 8.3 Amendment to Purchase

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:

19 January 2022

(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:

36,300,982

3.49%

21,094,102

2.03%

(2)

Cash-settled derivatives:

133,895

0.01%

12,887,379

1.24%

(3)

Stock-settled derivatives (including options)

and agreements to purchase/sell:

0

0.00%

0

0.00%

TOTAL:

36,434,877

3.51%

33,981,481

3.27%

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

148

6.0220 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

375

6.0269 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

420

6.0240 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

457

6.0200 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

1,102

6.0440 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

1,102

6.0400 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

1,293

6.0180 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

1,382

6.0300 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

1,594

6.0425 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

3,373

6.0333 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

4,351

6.0207 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

5,616

6.0340 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

5,902

6.0378 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

6,261

6.0325 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

6,879

175.5370 CZK

10p ordinary

Purchase

8,776

6.0358 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

9,963

6.0321 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

14,875

6.0160 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

16,142

6.0335 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

20,424

6.0420 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

69,164

6.0454 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

129,021

6.0263 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

250,000

6.0289 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

250,000

6.0215 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

397,280

6.0283 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

8,900,000

6.0002 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

342

6.0351 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

366

6.0170 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

420

6.0240 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

452

6.0355 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

480

6.0250 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

636

176.0000 CZK

10p ordinary

Sale

657

6.0180 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

1,102

6.0440 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

1,102

6.0400 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

1,149

6.0503 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

1,433

6.0300 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

1,685

6.0163 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

1,917

6.0352 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

2,104

6.0500 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

3,160

6.0385 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

6,968

6.0298 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

9,845

6.0343 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

10,687

6.0283 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

10,912

6.0316 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

17,845

6.0314 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

19,561

6.0309 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

21,087

6.0261 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

24,356

6.0293 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

24,625

6.0301 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

32,244

6.0160 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

33,288

6.0318 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

53,278

6.0294 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

220,402

6.0280 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

250,000

6.0350 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

13

6.0000 GBP

10p ordinary

SWAP

Long

215

6.0300 GBP

10p ordinary

SWAP

Long

961

6.0203 GBP

10p ordinary

CFD

Long

6,810

6.0268 GBP

10p ordinary

SWAP

Long

16,538

6.0305 GBP

10p ordinary

CFD

Long

30,000

6.0160 GBP

10p ordinary

CFD

Long

76,636

176.0000 CZK

10p ordinary

SWAP

Short

148

6.0220 GBP

10p ordinary

CFD

Short

636

6.0180 GBP

10p ordinary

SWAP

Short

3,376

6.0424 GBP

10p ordinary

SWAP

Short

4,992

6.0322 GBP

10p ordinary

CFD

Short

6,879

175.6599 CZK

10p ordinary

SWAP

Short

20,424

6.0420 GBP

10p ordinary

SWAP

Short

25,880

6.0281 GBP

10p ordinary

CFD

Short

28,500

6.0329 GBP

10p ordinary

SWAP

Short

45,208

6.0268 GBP

10p ordinary

SWAP

Short

51,182

6.0245 GBP

10p ordinary

SWAP

Short

69,164

6.0454 GBP

10p ordinary

CFD

Short

76,000

6.0175 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:

21 Jan 2022

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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