FORM 8.5 (EPT/NON-RI) - SABMILLER PLC - ABSA

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FORM 8.5 (EPT/NON-RI)

PUBLIC OPENING POSITION DISCLOSURE/DEALING DISCLOSURE BY AN

EXEMPT PRINCIPAL TRADER WITHOUT RECOGNISED INTERMEDIARY (“RI”) STATUS (OR WHERE RI STATUS IS NOT APPLICABLE)

Rule 8.5 of the Takeover Code (the “Code”)

1. KEY INFORMATION

(a)   Name of exempt principal trader:   ABSA BANK LTD
(b) Name of offeror/offeree in relation to whose SABMILLER PLC
  relevant securities this form relates:  
(c) Name of the party to the offer with which exempt ANHEUSER-BUSCH INBEV SA/NV
  principal trader is connected  
(d) Date position held/dealing undertaken: 20 November 2015
(e) In addition to the company in 1(b) above, is the exempt principal YES:
  trader making disclosures in respect of any other party to the offer? ANHEUSER-BUSCH INBEV SA/NV

2. POSITIONS OF THE EXEMPT PRINCIPAL TRADER

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(b), 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:       ORD
Interests   Short Positions
    Number   (%) Number   (%)
(1) Relevant securities owned
and/or controlled: 4,074 0.00% 320 0.00%
           
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:
2,618,539 0.16% 5,756,330 0.36%
           
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options)
and agreements to purchase/sell: 501,800 0.03% 380,800 0.02%
           
(4)
TOTAL: 3,124,413 0.19% 6,137,450 0.39%

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 EXEMPT PRINCIPAL TRADER

Where there have been dealings in more than one class of relevant securities of the offeror or offeree named in 1(b), 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   Total number of   Highest price per unit   Lowest price per unit
security   securities paid/received paid/received

(b) Cash-settled derivative transactions

Class of   Product   Nature of dealing   Number of   Price per
relevant description reference unit
security     securities ZAR
ORD CFD Long 154182 856.8331
ORD CFD Short 10,145 858.1197
ORD CFD Long 65,512 855.6590

(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 exempt principal trader making the disclosure and any party
to the offer or any person acting in concert with a party to the offer:
NONE

(b) Agreements, arrangements or understandings relating to options or derivatives

Details of any agreement, arrangement or understanding, formal or informal, between
the exempt principal trader 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 of future acquisition or disposal of any relevant securities to which
any derivative is referenced:
NONE

(c) Attachments

Is a Supplemental Form 8 (Open Positions) attached?   YES
Date of disclosure: 23 Nov 2015
Contact name: Rajesh Muthanna
Telephone number: 020 3555 4634

Public disclosures under Rule 8 of the Code must be made to a Regulatory Information Service and must also be emailed to the Takeover Panel at monitoring@disclosure.org.uk. 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.

143221.01

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   ABSA BANK LTD
are being disclosed:  
Name of offeror/offeree in relation to whose SABMILLER 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      
Ord Call Option Purchased 27200 750.0000 American 12/17/2015
Ord Call Option Purchased 21000 801.6300 American 3/17/2016
Ord Call Option Purchased 13400 845.0800 American 3/17/2016
Ord Call Option Purchased 158400 848.8900 American 3/17/2016
Ord Call Option Purchased 18000 891.5100 American 3/17/2016
Ord Call Option Purchased 26500 904.8000 American 3/17/2016
Ord Put Option Purchased 13400 597.6000 American 3/17/2016
Ord Put Option Purchased 158400 600.9800 American 3/17/2016
Ord Put Option Purchased 26500 603.2000 American 3/17/2016
Ord Put Option Purchased 18000 664.7300 American 3/17/2016
Ord Put Option Purchased 21000 673.6400 American 3/17/2016
Ord Call Option Written -129900 646.5900 American 12/17/2015
Ord Call Option Written -13600 700.0000 American 12/17/2015
Ord Call Option Written -21000 762.8600 American 3/17/2016
Ord Put Option Written -13400 709.6500 American 3/17/2016
Ord Put Option Written -158,400 713.6700 American 3/17/2016
Ord Put Option Written -26,500 716.3000 American 3/17/2016
Ord Put Option Written -18,000 742.9300 American 3/17/2016

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.

Short Name: BARCLAYS PLC
Category Code: FEO
Sequence Number: 496732
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20151123T110532+0000

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