UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D.C. 20549

 

 

FORM 8-A

 

 

FOR REGISTRATION OF CERTAIN CLASSES OF SECURITIES

PURSUANT TO SECTION 12(b) OR 12(g) OF

THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934

 

 

Barclays PLC

(Exact name of Registrant as Specified in Its Charter)

 

 

 

England   13-4942190
(State of Incorporation or Organization)   (I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)
1 Churchill Place, London, United Kingdom
  E14 5HP
(Address of Principal Executive Office)   (Zip Code)

 

 

If this form relates to the registration of a class of securities pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Exchange Act and is effective pursuant to General Instruction A.(c), check the following box.  ☒

If this form relates to the registration of a class of securities pursuant to Section 12(g) of the Exchange Act and is effective pursuant to General Instruction A.(d), check the following box.  ☐

Securities Act registration statement file number to which this form relates: No. 333-253693

Securities to be registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:

 

Title of each class to be so registered

  

Name of each exchange on which each class is to be registered

2.279% Fixed Rate Resetting Senior Callable Notes due 2027

2.894% Fixed Rate Resetting Senior Callable Notes due 2032

3.330% Fixed Rate Resetting Senior Callable Notes due 2042

  

The New York Stock Exchange
The New York Stock Exchange

The New York Stock Exchange

Securities to be registered pursuant to Section 12(g) of the Act: None

 

 

 


INFORMATION REQUIRED IN REGISTRATION STATEMENT

The Registrant has filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “Commission”) pursuant to Rule 424(b) under the Securities Act of 1933 (“Rule 424(b)”) a prospectus dated March 1, 2021 (the “Prospectus”) and a prospectus supplement dated November 17, 2021 (the “Prospectus Supplement”) relating to the Securities (as defined below) registered hereunder included in the Registrant’s shelf Registration Statement on Form F-3 (File No. 333-253693), which became effective on March 1, 2021. The Registrant incorporates by reference the Prospectus and the Prospectus Supplement to the extent set forth below.

Item 1. Description of Registrant’s Securities to be Registered.

This registration statement relates to $1,750,000,000 aggregate principal amount of 2.279% Fixed Rate Resetting Senior Callable Notes due 2027 (the “2027 Notes”), $1,250,000,000 aggregate principal amount of 2.894% Fixed Rate Resetting Senior Callable Notes due 2032 (the “2032 Notes”) and $1,000,000,000 aggregate principal amount of 3.330% Fixed Rate Resetting Senior Callable Notes due 2042 (the “2042 Notes” and together with the 2027 Notes and the 2032 Notes, the “Securities”) to be issued by the Registrant. Reference is made to the information set forth (i) under the heading “Description of Debt Securities” in the Prospectus and (ii) under the headings “Description of Senior Notes” and “U.S. Federal Income Tax Considerations” in the Prospectus Supplement, which information is incorporated herein by reference.

Item 2. Exhibits.

Pursuant to the Instructions as to Exhibits with respect to Form 8-A, the following exhibits are being filed with the Commission in connection with this Registration Statement:

 

  4.1

Senior Debt Securities Indenture, between the Registrant and The Bank of New York Mellon, London Branch, as Trustee, dated as of January 17, 2018 (incorporated by reference to the Current Report on Form 6-K, dated January 17, 2018 (Film No. 18530382), filed by the Registrant with the Securities and Exchange Commission on January 17, 2018).

 

  4.2

Sixth Supplemental Indenture to the Senior Debt Securities Indenture, among the Registrant, The Bank of New York Mellon, London Branch, as Trustee and The Bank of New York Mellon SA/NV, Luxembourg Branch, as Senior Debt Security Registrar, dated as of May 7, 2020 (incorporated by reference to the Current Report on Form 6-K, dated May 7, 2020 (Film No. 20855734), filed by the Registrant with the Securities and Exchange Commission on May 7, 2020).

 

  4.3

Ninth Supplemental Indenture to the Senior Debt Securities Indenture, among the Registrant, The Bank of New York Mellon, London Branch, as Trustee and The Bank of New York Mellon SA/NV, Luxembourg Branch, as Senior Debt Security Registrar, dated as of March 1, 2021 (incorporated by reference to the Form F-3, dated March 1, 2021 (Film No. 21697198), filed by the Registrant with the Securities and Exchange Commission on March 1, 2021).

 

  4.4

Eleventh Supplemental Indenture to the Senior Debt Securities Indenture, among the Registrant, The Bank of New York Mellon, London Branch, as Trustee, and The Bank of New York Mellon SA/NV, Luxembourg Branch, as Senior Debt Security Registrar, dated as of November 24, 2021 (incorporated by reference to the Current Report on Form 6-K, dated November 24, 2021 (Film No. 211443485), filed by the Registrant with the Securities and Exchange Commission on November 24, 2021).

 

  4.5

Form of Global Security for the 2.279% Fixed Rate Resetting Senior Callable Notes due 2027 (included in Exhibit 4.4).

 

  4.6

Form of Global Security for the 2.894% Fixed Rate Resetting Senior Callable Notes due 2032 (included in Exhibit 4.4).

 

  4.7

Form of Global Security for the 3.330% Fixed Rate Resetting Senior Callable Notes due 2042 (included in Exhibit 4.4).

 

  99.1

Prospectus and Prospectus Supplement (incorporated herein to the extent provided above by reference to the Registrant’s filings under the Registration Statement on Form F-3 (File No. 333-253693) and Rule 424(b) filed with the Commission on March 1, 2021 and November 19, 2021, respectively).


SIGNATURE

Pursuant to the requirements of Section 12 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this registration statement to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized.

 

    BARCLAYS PLC
(Registrant)
Date: November 24, 2021     By:  

/s/ Garth Wright

      Name: Garth Wright
      Title: Assistant Secretary


EXHIBIT INDEX

 

Exhibit

No.

  

Description of Exhibit

 

4.1

Senior Debt Securities Indenture, between the Registrant and The Bank of New York Mellon, London Branch, as Trustee, dated as of January 17, 2018 (incorporated by reference to the Current Report on Form 6-K, dated January 17, 2018 (Film No. 18530382), filed by the Registrant with the Securities and Exchange Commission on January 17, 2018).

 

4.2

Sixth Supplemental Indenture to the Senior Debt Securities Indenture, among the Registrant, The Bank of New York Mellon, London Branch, as Trustee and The Bank of New York Mellon SA/NV, Luxembourg Branch, as Senior Debt Security Registrar, dated as of May 7, 2020 (incorporated by reference to the Current Report on Form 6-K, dated May 7, 2020 (Film No. 20855734), filed by the Registrant with the Securities and Exchange Commission on May 7, 2020).

 

4.3

Ninth Supplemental Indenture to the Senior Debt Securities Indenture, among the Registrant, The Bank of New York Mellon, London Branch, as Trustee and The Bank of New York Mellon SA/NV, Luxembourg Branch, as Senior Debt Security Registrar, dated as of March 1, 2021 (incorporated by reference to the Form F-3, dated March 1, 2021 (Film No. 21697198), filed by the Registrant with the Securities and Exchange Commission on March 1, 2021).

 

4.4

Eleventh Supplemental Indenture to the Senior Debt Securities Indenture, among the Registrant, The Bank of New York Mellon, London Branch, as Trustee, and The Bank of New York Mellon SA/NV, Luxembourg Branch, as Senior Debt Security Registrar, dated as of November 24, 2021 (incorporated by reference to the Current Report on Form 6-K, dated November 24, 2021 (Film No. 211443485), filed by the Registrant with the Securities and Exchange Commission on November 24, 2021).

 

4.5

Form of Global Security for the 2.279% Fixed Rate Resetting Senior Callable Notes due 2027 (included in Exhibit 4.4).

 

4.6

Form of Global Security for the 2.894% Fixed Rate Resetting Senior Callable Notes due 2032 (included in Exhibit 4.4).

 

4.7

Form of Global Security for the 3.330% Fixed Rate Resetting Senior Callable Notes due 2042 (included in Exhibit 4.4).

 

99.1

Prospectus and Prospectus Supplement (incorporated herein to the extent provided above by reference to the Registrant’s filings under the Registration Statement on Form F-3 (File No. 333- 253693) and Rule 424(b) filed with the Commission on March 1, 2021 and November 19, 2021, respectively).

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