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LONDON, August 02, 2021--(BUSINESS WIRE)--

FORM 8.3 Amendment to Sales

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 interests and short positions disclosed, if different from 1(a):

The naming of nominee or vehicle companies is insufficient. For a trust, the trustee(s), settlor and beneficiaries must be named.

(c) Name of offeror/offeree in relation to whose relevant securities this form relates:

Use a separate form for each offeror/offeree

AVAST PLC

(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:

For an opening position disclosure, state the latest practicable date prior to the disclosure

29 JULY 2021

(f) In addition to the company in 1(c) above, is the discloser making disclosures in respect of any other party to the offer?

If it is a cash offer or possible cash offer, state "N/A"

YES :

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:

13,421,404

1.30%

11,039,729

1.07%

(2)

Cash-settled derivatives:

628,120

0.06%

11,301,307

1.10%

(3)

Stock-settled derivatives (including options)

and agreements to purchase/sell:

0

0.00%

0

0.00%

TOTAL:

14,049,524

1.36%

22,341,036

2.17%

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

203

5.6910 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

419

5.6980 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

464

5.6960 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

568

5.7080 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

754

5.6610 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

899

5.6940 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

972

5.7000 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

1,124

5.6600 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

1,202

5.6986 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

1,553

5.6797 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

1,796

5.6880 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

1,844

5.7060 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

2,473

5.7222 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

5,122

5.6893 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

5,494

5.6772 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

5,624

5.6918 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

5,890

170.1593 CZK

10p ordinary

Purchase

6,178

5.6949 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

6,356

5.6937 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

8,377

5.6935 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

13,795

5.6865 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

16,689

5.7064 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

28,111

5.7217 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

33,769

5.7001 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

60,033

5.7148 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

111,047

5.6711 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

218,754

5.7220 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

73

5.7236 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

200

169.9000 CZK

10p ordinary

Sale

276

5.7100 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

419

5.6980 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

461

5.7152 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

464

5.6960 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

568

5.7080 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

626

5.7260 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

708

5.7048 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

800

5.7050 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

899

5.6940 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

1,124

5.6600 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

1,129

5.7059 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

1,844

5.7060 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

1,871

5.7127 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

2,029

5.7053 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

2,797

5.6878 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

3,601

5.6993 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

3,605

5.7154 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

3,914

5.7039 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

4,216

5.6794 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

4,474

5.7001 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

4,501

5.7160 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

5,552

5.6995 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

7,063

5.6990 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

9,561

5.7220 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

9,711

5.7005 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

51,376

5.6913 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

66,278

5.7212 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

88,778

5.7113 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

233,032

5.7119 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

73

5.7236 GBP

10p ordinary

CFD

Long

200

169.7700 CZK

10p ordinary

SWAP

Long

461

5.7152 GBP

10p ordinary

SWAP

Long

708

5.7048 GBP

10p ordinary

CFD

Long

800

5.7050 GBP

10p ordinary

SWAP

Long

1,000

5.7127 GBP

10p ordinary

CFD

Long

1,674

5.6948 GBP

10p ordinary

SWAP

Long

2,797

5.6878 GBP

10p ordinary

SWAP

Long

2,906

5.6817 GBP

10p ordinary

SWAP

Long

3,605

5.7154 GBP

10p ordinary

SWAP

Long

3,713

5.7160 GBP

10p ordinary

CFD

Long

4,216

5.6794 GBP

10p ordinary

CFD

Long

5,924

5.7220 GBP

10p ordinary

CFD

Long

6,556

5.7056 GBP

10p ordinary

CFD

Long

7,794

5.6999 GBP

10p ordinary

SWAP

Long

38,759

5.7220 GBP

10p ordinary

SWAP

Long

51,340

5.7021 GBP

10p ordinary

CFD

Long

233,032

5.7118 GBP

10p ordinary

SWAP

Short

973

5.7071 GBP

10p ordinary

CFD

Short

2,473

5.7222 GBP

10p ordinary

CFD

Short

4,692

5.6618 GBP

10p ordinary

SWAP

Short

5,494

5.6772 GBP

10p ordinary

CFD

Short

5,890

170.2785 CZK

10p ordinary

SWAP

Short

7,436

5.6870 GBP

10p ordinary

CFD

Short

14,246

5.7145 GBP

10p ordinary

CFD

Short

17,229

5.7220 GBP

10p ordinary

SWAP

Short

31,839

5.6755 GBP

10p ordinary

SWAP

Short

38,339

5.6670 GBP

10p ordinary

SWAP

Short

62,528

5.6796 GBP

10p ordinary

SWAP

Short

207,515

5.7220 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:

2 August 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

Full name of person making disclosure:

Barclays PLC.

Name of offeror/offeree in relation to whose relevant securities the disclosure relates:

AVAST PLC

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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BARCLAYS PLC

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