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FORM 8.3 - AVAST PLC

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LONDON, October 19, 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:

18 October 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:

18,525,040

1.79%

11,822,673

1.14%

(2)

Cash-settled derivatives:

260,535

0.03%

13,310,247

1.29%

(3)

Stock-settled derivatives (including options)

and agreements to purchase/sell:

0

0.00%

0

0.00%

TOTAL:

18,785,575

1.81%

25,132,920

2.43%

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

41

5.6175 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

211

5.6287 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

313

5.6240 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

490

5.5900 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

500

5.5980 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

510

5.5941 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

559

5.5860 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

575

5.5710 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

587

5.5880 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

608

5.6306 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

1,224

5.5759 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

1,848

5.6312 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

2,109

5.5840 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

2,471

5.5801 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

3,385

5.5862 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

3,614

5.6102 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

5,007

5.6297 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

5,021

5.5812 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

5,461

5.6201 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

5,991

5.5856 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

7,580

5.5792 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

10,693

5.6279 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

18,132

5.6300 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

20,386

168.2463 CZK

10p ordinary

Purchase

238,809

5.5957 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

33

168.0000 CZK

10p ordinary

Sale

51

5.6280 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

313

5.6240 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

357

5.5941 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

495

5.5830 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

533

5.5840 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

559

5.5860 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

587

5.5880 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

1,017

5.6080 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

1,073

5.5842 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

1,093

5.5843 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

1,102

5.5900 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

1,816

5.5931 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

1,856

5.5978 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

2,153

5.5919 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

2,380

5.5872 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

3,516

5.6147 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

4,226

5.5995 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

4,391

5.6004 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

4,893

5.5929 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

6,928

5.6237 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

7,189

5.5993 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

7,684

5.6012 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

15,232

5.6293 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

16,940

5.5802 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

21,500

5.6277 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

28,702

5.6016 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

30,600

5.6029 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

51,563

5.5811 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

85,202

5.6300 GBP

(b) Cash-settled derivative transactions

Class of

Product

Nature of dealing

Number of

Price per

relevant

description

reference

unit

security

securities

10p ordinary

CFD

Long

33

167.8824 CZK

10p ordinary

SWAP

Long

688

5.6035 GBP

10p ordinary

SWAP

Long

1,017

5.6080 GBP

10p ordinary

SWAP

Long

10,006

5.6091 GBP

10p ordinary

SWAP

Long

13,414

5.6104 GBP

10p ordinary

SWAP

Long

13,414

5.6121 GBP

10p ordinary

SWAP

Long

18,728

5.6046 GBP

10p ordinary

CFD

Long

20,278

5.5912 GBP

10p ordinary

CFD

Long

51,563

5.5810 GBP

10p ordinary

SWAP

Short

510

5.5941 GBP

10p ordinary

SWAP

Short

608

5.6306 GBP

10p ordinary

SWAP

Short

759

5.5884 GBP

10p ordinary

SWAP

Short

1,073

5.5856 GBP

10p ordinary

SWAP

Short

2,519

5.6094 GBP

10p ordinary

CFD

Short

6,437

5.5907 GBP

10p ordinary

CFD

Short

20,386

168.3641 CZK

10p ordinary

SWAP

Short

49,053

5.5966 GBP

10p ordinary

SWAP

Short

74,457

5.5910 GBP

10p ordinary

SWAP

Short

103,446

5.6002 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:

19 Oct 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.

View source version on businesswire.com: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20211019006001/en/

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BARCLAYS PLC

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