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LONDON, August 04, 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:

03 August 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

DD

Number

(%)

Number

(%)

(1)

Relevant securities owned

and/or controlled:

13,740,830

1.33%

11,120,754

1.08%

(2)

Cash-settled derivatives:

579,379

0.06%

11,468,410

1.11%

(3)

Stock-settled derivatives (including options)

and agreements to purchase/sell:

0

0.00%

0

0.00%

TOTAL:

14,320,209

1.39%

22,589,164

2.19%

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

90

5.8260 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

210

5.8270 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

382

5.8280 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

403

5.8440 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

575

5.8300 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

666

5.8500 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

762

5.8160 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

1,036

5.8580 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

1,447

5.8315 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

1,611

5.8336 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

1,792

5.8278 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

2,007

5.8311 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

2,072

5.8316 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

3,351

5.8213 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

3,405

5.8281 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

5,262

5.8296 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

6,488

5.8422 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

6,499

5.8170 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

7,812

5.8224 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

9,161

5.8148 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

12,474

5.8285 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

19,785

5.8137 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

20,000

5.8325 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

20,321

5.8381 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

25,933

5.8218 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

27,232

5.8292 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

28,355

173.7761 CZK

10p ordinary

Purchase

35,911

5.8268 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

36,299

5.8245 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

45,128

5.8140 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

226,898

5.8004 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

74

5.8296 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

103

5.8326 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

341

5.8149 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

382

5.8280 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

416

5.8275 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

460

5.8580 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

575

5.8300 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

581

5.8335 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

584

5.8285 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

666

5.8500 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

762

5.8160 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

1,289

5.8331 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

1,406

5.8228 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

1,929

173.4426 CZK

10p ordinary

Sale

2,137

5.8311 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

2,196

5.8318 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

2,731

5.8390 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

4,686

5.8368 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

5,155

5.8115 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

6,626

5.8140 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

33,865

5.8217 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

36,075

5.8337 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

103,000

5.8298 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

40

5.8140 GBP

10p ordinary

SWAP

Long

74

5.8296 GBP

10p ordinary

SWAP

Long

341

5.8149 GBP

10p ordinary

SWAP

Long

416

5.8275 GBP

10p ordinary

SWAP

Long

584

5.8285 GBP

10p ordinary

SWAP

Long

1,604

5.8308 GBP

10p ordinary

SWAP

Long

1,664

5.8191 GBP

10p ordinary

CFD

Long

1,929

173.3099 CZK

10p ordinary

SWAP

Long

15,570

5.8295 GBP

10p ordinary

CFD

Long

28,355

5.8373 GBP

10p ordinary

SWAP

Short

20

5.8340 GBP

10p ordinary

SWAP

Short

210

5.8270 GBP

10p ordinary

CFD

Short

444

5.8363 GBP

10p ordinary

SWAP

Short

516

5.8142 GBP

10p ordinary

SWAP

Short

575

5.8300 GBP

10p ordinary

CFD

Short

2,499

5.7987 GBP

10p ordinary

SWAP

Short

12,263

5.8183 GBP

10p ordinary

SWAP

Short

12,474

5.8285 GBP

10p ordinary

SWAP

Short

13,788

5.8236 GBP

10p ordinary

SWAP

Short

14,444

5.8281 GBP

10p ordinary

SWAP

Short

14,747

5.8140 GBP

10p ordinary

SWAP

Short

21,408

5.8276 GBP

10p ordinary

CFD

Short

28,122

5.8140 GBP

10p ordinary

CFD

Short

28,355

173.8977 CZK

10p ordinary

SWAP

Short

226,898

5.8004 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?

YES

Date of disclosure:

4 Aug 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.

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

AVAST PLC

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

10p ordinary

Call Options

Purchased

231,733

4.9967

European

13 Aug 2021

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.

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