Form 8.3 - SAINSBURY(J)

LONDON--()--

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

SAINSBURY(J)

  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: 15 January 2016
(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? HOME RETAIL GROUP PLC

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:   ORD
  Interests   Short Positions
    Number   (%) Number   (%)
(1) Relevant securities owned
and/or controlled: 14,561,846 0.76% 12,033,456 0.63%
           
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:
9,641,233 0.50% 1,053,924 0.05%
           
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options)
and agreements to purchase/sell: 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
(4)
TOTAL: 24,203,079 1.26% 13,087,380 0.68%
 
Class of relevant security:   Convertible Bond XS1268412993
Interests Short Positions
    Number (%) Number (%)
(1) Relevant securities owned
and/or controlled: 2,200,000 0.88% 0 0.00%
           
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:
0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options)
and agreements to purchase/sell: 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
(4)
TOTAL: 2,200,000 0.88% 0 0.00%
 
Class of relevant security:   Convertible Bond XS1139087933
Interests Short Positions
    Number (%) Number (%)
(1) Relevant securities owned
and/or controlled: 1,300,000 0.29% 0 0.00%
           
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:
0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options)
and agreements to purchase/sell: 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
(4)
TOTAL: 1,300,000 0.29% 0 0.00%

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  
ORD Purchase 3 2.4125 GBP
ORD Purchase 128 2.4585 GBP
ORD Purchase 234 2.4435 GBP
ORD Purchase 264 2.4560 GBP
ORD Purchase 369 2.4295 GBP
ORD Purchase 584 2.4410 GBP
ORD Purchase 611 2.4195 GBP
ORD Purchase 611 2.4160 GBP
ORD Purchase 611 2.4695 GBP
ORD Purchase 611 2.4130 GBP
ORD Purchase 611 2.4615 GBP
ORD Purchase 611 2.4605 GBP
ORD Purchase 611 2.4575 GBP
ORD Purchase 624 2.4245 GBP
ORD Purchase 867 2.4345 GBP
ORD Purchase 991 2.4242 GBP
ORD Purchase 1,016 2.4339 GBP
ORD Purchase 1,223 2.4710 GBP
ORD Purchase 1,223 2.4550 GBP
ORD Purchase 1,223 2.4555 GBP
ORD Purchase 1,223 2.4700 GBP
ORD Purchase 1,325 2.4620 GBP
ORD Purchase 1,387 2.4285 GBP
ORD Purchase 1,387 2.4310 GBP
ORD Purchase 1,387 2.4210 GBP
ORD Purchase 1,537 2.4170 GBP
ADR Purchase 1,554 13.8451 USD
ORD Purchase 1,568 2.4335 GBP
ORD Purchase 1,757 2.4610 GBP
ORD Purchase 1,795 2.4255 GBP
ORD Purchase 2,275 2.4660 GBP
ORD Purchase 2,312 2.4235 GBP
ORD Purchase 2,394 2.4490 GBP
ADR Purchase 2,400 13.9025 USD
ORD Purchase 2,400 2.4289 GBP
ORD Purchase 2,403 2.4598 GBP
ORD Purchase 2,419 2.4630 GBP
ORD Purchase 2,513 2.4680 GBP
ORD Purchase 2,561 2.4360 GBP
ORD Purchase 2,802 2.4350 GBP
ORD Purchase 2,855 2.4180 GBP
ORD Purchase 2,882 2.4570 GBP
ORD Purchase 3,199 2.4290 GBP
ORD Purchase 3,318 2.4325 GBP
ORD Purchase 3,933 2.4300 GBP
ORD Purchase 4,000 2.4340 GBP
ORD Purchase 4,497 2.4280 GBP
ORD Purchase 4,556 2.4240 GBP
ORD Purchase 4,919 2.4215 GBP
ORD Purchase 5,027 2.4220 GBP
ORD Purchase 5,046 2.4200 GBP
ORD Purchase 5,047 2.4250 GBP
ORD Purchase 5,574 2.4370 GBP
ORD Purchase 5,816 2.4230 GBP
ORD Purchase 6,028 2.4690 GBP
ORD Purchase 6,392 2.4330 GBP
ORD Purchase 6,579 2.4445 GBP
ORD Purchase 7,815 2.4270 GBP
ORD Purchase 8,097 2.4590 GBP
ORD Purchase 8,300 2.4966 GBP
ORD Purchase 8,524 2.4580 GBP
ORD Purchase 12,251 2.4320 GBP
ORD Purchase 12,454 2.4600 GBP
ORD Purchase 13,325 2.4260 GBP
ORD Purchase 30,350 2.4397 GBP
ORD Purchase 34,368 2.4910 GBP
ORD Purchase 39,263 2.4302 GBP
ORD Purchase 77,194 2.4400 GBP
ORD Purchase 104,017 2.4390 GBP
ORD Sale 3 2.4125 GBP
ORD Sale 66 2.4263 GBP
ORD Sale 128 2.4585 GBP
ORD Sale 234 2.4435 GBP
ORD Sale 264 2.4560 GBP
ORD Sale 369 2.4295 GBP
ORD Sale 584 2.4410 GBP
ORD Sale 611 2.4195 GBP
ORD Sale 611 2.4160 GBP
ORD Sale 611 2.4130 GBP
ORD Sale 611 2.4695 GBP
ORD Sale 611 2.4615 GBP
ORD Sale 611 2.4605 GBP
ORD Sale 611 2.4575 GBP
ORD Sale 624 2.4245 GBP
ORD Sale 867 2.4345 GBP
ORD Sale 1,016 2.4339 GBP
ORD Sale 1,199 2.4262 GBP
ORD Sale 1,223 2.4555 GBP
ORD Sale 1,223 2.4550 GBP
ORD Sale 1,223 2.4700 GBP
ORD Sale 1,325 2.4620 GBP
ORD Sale 1,387 2.4210 GBP
ORD Sale 1,387 2.4310 GBP
ORD Sale 1,387 2.4285 GBP
ORD Sale 1,537 2.4170 GBP
ADR Sale 1,554 13.8451 USD
ORD Sale 1,568 2.4335 GBP
ORD Sale 1,757 2.4610 GBP
ORD Sale 1,795 2.4255 GBP
ORD Sale 2,312 2.4235 GBP
ORD Sale 2,394 2.4490 GBP
ADR Sale 2,400 13.9025 USD
ORD Sale 2,400 2.4289 GBP
ORD Sale 2,419 2.4630 GBP
ORD Sale 2,513 2.4680 GBP
ORD Sale 2,561 2.4360 GBP
ORD Sale 2,610 2.4325 GBP
ORD Sale 2,802 2.4350 GBP
ORD Sale 2,855 2.4180 GBP
ORD Sale 2,882 2.4570 GBP
ORD Sale 3,199 2.4290 GBP
ORD Sale 3,375 2.4660 GBP
ORD Sale 3,871 2.4920 GBP
ORD Sale 3,933 2.4300 GBP
ORD Sale 4,000 2.4340 GBP
ORD Sale 4,493 2.4236 GBP
ORD Sale 4,556 2.4240 GBP
ORD Sale 4,919 2.4215 GBP
ORD Sale 5,027 2.4220 GBP
ORD Sale 5,046 2.4200 GBP
ORD Sale 5,047 2.4250 GBP
ORD Sale 5,351 2.4442 GBP
ORD Sale 5,574 2.4370 GBP
ORD Sale 5,816 2.4230 GBP
ORD Sale 6,028 2.4690 GBP
ORD Sale 6,392 2.4330 GBP
ORD Sale 6,773 2.4447 GBP
ORD Sale 7,497 2.4280 GBP
ORD Sale 7,815 2.4270 GBP
ORD Sale 8,097 2.4590 GBP
ORD Sale 8,524 2.4580 GBP
ORD Sale 10,048 2.4384 GBP
ORD Sale 11,068 2.4499 GBP
ORD Sale 12,251 2.4320 GBP
ORD Sale 12,454 2.4600 GBP
ORD Sale 13,325 2.4260 GBP
ORD Sale 15,579 2.4387 GBP
ORD Sale 24,797 2.4689 GBP
ORD Sale 26,580 2.4390 GBP
ORD Sale 28,251 2.4710 GBP
ORD Sale 56,078 2.4643 GBP
ORD Sale 80,749 2.4361 GBP
ORD Sale 82,376 2.4402 GBP
ORD Sale 138,112 2.4670 GBP
ORD Sale 169,838 2.4308 GBP
ORD Sale 221,107 2.4388 GBP

(b) Cash-settled derivative transactions

Class of   Product   Nature of dealing   Number of   Price per
relevant description reference unit
security     securities  
ORD CFD Long 333 2.4649 GBP
ORD CFD Long 3,108 2.4207 GBP
ORD SWAP Long 3,282 2.4454 GBP
ORD SWAP Long 6,800 2.4638 GBP
ORD SWAP Long 7,146 2.4641 GBP
ORD SWAP Long 17,367 2.4647 GBP
ORD SWAP Long 20,391 2.4430 GBP
ORD CFD Long 187,588 2.4709 GBP
ORD CFD Short 763 2.4332 GBP
ORD CFD Short 4,868 2.4282 GBP
ORD CFD Short 9,142 2.4152 GBP
ORD SWAP Short 59,236 2.4821 GBP
ORD SWAP Short 113,800 2.4355 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”

(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”

(c) Attachments

Is a Supplemental Form 8 (Open Positions) attached?   NO
Date of disclosure: 18 Jan 2016
Contact name: Jay Supaya
Telephone number: 020 7773 0635

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.

Short Name: BARCLAYS PLC
Category Code: RET
Sequence Number: 505885
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20160118T134457+0000

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC