FORM 8.3 - AVAST PLC

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LONDON, January 27, 2022--(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:

26 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:

34,103,606

3.28%

12,028,882

1.16%

(2)

Cash-settled derivatives:

9,003

0.00%

13,096,102

1.26%

(3)

Stock-settled derivatives (including options)

and agreements to purchase/sell:

0

0.00%

0

0.00%

TOTAL:

34,112,609

3.28%

25,124,984

2.42%

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

56

6.0290 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

191

6.0280 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

219

6.0190 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

503

6.0300 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

523

6.0120 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

548

6.0420 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

701

6.0200 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

731

6.0320 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

755

6.0364 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

824

6.0140 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

964

6.0240 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

994

6.0231 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

1,146

6.0303 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

1,428

6.0142 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

1,468

6.0205 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

1,525

6.0400 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

1,576

6.0269 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

1,832

6.0440 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

1,891

6.0207 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

2,186

6.0237 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

2,574

6.0144 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

2,671

6.0392 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

2,836

6.0147 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

6,400

176.8445 CZK

10p ordinary

Purchase

8,867

6.0385 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

8,939

6.0218 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

9,920

6.0214 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

11,497

6.0176 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

13,324

6.0245 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

14,832

6.0345 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

20,888

6.0180 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

27,554

6.0350 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

43,523

6.0220 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

333

6.0361 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

381

6.0242 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

458

6.0240 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

481

6.0320 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

496

6.0400 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

503

6.0300 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

523

6.0120 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

548

6.0420 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

756

6.0280 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

928

6.0123 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

1,038

6.0304 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

1,146

6.0310 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

3,525

6.0233 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

4,613

6.0239 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

5,519

6.0251 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

6,201

6.0260 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

6,356

6.0203 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

19,685

6.0258 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

22,800

6.0191 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

100,095

6.0213 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

827

6.0251 GBP

10p ordinary

SWAP

Long

955

6.0268 GBP

10p ordinary

SWAP

Long

1,175

6.0304 GBP

10p ordinary

CFD

Long

6,370

6.0369 GBP

10p ordinary

CFD

Long

6,698

6.0191 GBP

10p ordinary

SWAP

Long

12,901

6.0180 GBP

10p ordinary

CFD

Long

16,445

6.0181 GBP

10p ordinary

SWAP

Long

66,083

6.0186 GBP

10p ordinary

SWAP

Short

94

6.0279 GBP

10p ordinary

SWAP

Short

824

6.0140 GBP

10p ordinary

SWAP

Short

2,595

6.0244 GBP

10p ordinary

SWAP

Short

2,855

6.0212 GBP

10p ordinary

SWAP

Short

5,583

6.0294 GBP

10p ordinary

CFD

Short

6,400

176.9683 CZK

10p ordinary

SWAP

Short

6,499

6.0264 GBP

10p ordinary

CFD

Short

6,698

6.0436 GBP

10p ordinary

CFD

Short

8,753

6.0179 GBP

10p ordinary

SWAP

Short

9,920

6.0214 GBP

10p ordinary

SWAP

Short

11,421

6.0246 GBP

10p ordinary

SWAP

Short

15,700

6.0222 GBP

10p ordinary

SWAP

Short

47,323

6.0275 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:

27 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