Form 8.3 - J SAINSBURY PLC

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 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

 

J SAINSBURY 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 March 2016

(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 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: 10,830,422 0.56% 8,808,650 0.46%
           
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:
6,690,913 0.35% 436,425 0.02%
           
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options)
and agreements to purchase/sell: 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
(4)
TOTAL: 17,521,335 0.91% 9,245,075 0.48%
 
Class of relevant security:   Convertible Bond XS1268412993      
Interests   Short Positions  
    Number (%) Number (%)
(1) Relevant securities owned
and/or controlled: 1,300,000 0.07% 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 0.07% 0 0.00%
 
Class of relevant security:   Convertible Bond XS1139087933      
Interests   Short Positions  
    Number (%) Number (%)
(1) Relevant securities owned
and/or controlled: 4,100,000 0.21% 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: 4,100,000 0.21% 0 0.00%
 
Class of relevant security:   ADR      
Interests   Short Positions  
    Number (%) Number (%)
(1) Relevant securities owned
and/or controlled: 0 0.00% 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: 0 0.00% 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 193 2.7800 GBP
ADR Purchase 380 15.7500 USD
ORD Purchase 592 2.7885 GBP
ORD Purchase 820 2.7810 GBP
ORD Purchase 1,060 2.7890 GBP
ORD Purchase 1,060 2.7880 GBP
ORD Purchase 1,060 2.7865 GBP
ORD Purchase 1,260 2.7870 GBP
ORD Purchase 1,357 2.7845 GBP
ORD Purchase 1,382 2.7560 GBP
ORD Purchase 1,443 2.7545 GBP
ORD Purchase 1,768 2.7805 GBP
ORD Purchase 1,914 2.7830 GBP
ORD Purchase 2,087 2.7490 GBP
ORD Purchase 2,219 2.7550 GBP
ORD Purchase 2,850 2.7582 GBP
ORD Purchase 3,386 2.7840 GBP
ORD Purchase 3,480 2.7850 GBP
ORD Purchase 3,700 2.7440 GBP
ORD Purchase 3,722 2.7540 GBP
ORD Purchase 4,023 2.7533 GBP
ORD Purchase 4,721 2.7820 GBP
ADR Purchase 6,056 15.6397 USD
ORD Purchase 6,478 2.7520 GBP
ORD Purchase 6,805 2.7780 GBP
ORD Purchase 7,456 2.7562 GBP
ORD Purchase 7,530 2.7860 GBP
ORD Purchase 8,736 2.7541 GBP
ORD Purchase 16,823 2.7712 GBP
ORD Purchase 18,489 2.7552 GBP
ORD Purchase 20,202 2.7518 GBP
ORD Purchase 33,725 2.7721 GBP
ORD Purchase 37,571 2.7628 GBP
ORD Purchase 149,992 2.7590 GBP
Convertible Bond XS1139087933 Purchase 400,000 106.5000 GBP
ORD Sale 57 2.7526 GBP
ORD Sale 193 2.7800 GBP
ADR Sale 380 15.7500 USD
ORD Sale 410 2.7843 GBP
ORD Sale 820 2.7810 GBP
ORD Sale 912 2.7550 GBP
ORD Sale 945 2.7525 GBP
ORD Sale 1,060 2.7890 GBP
ORD Sale 1,060 2.7865 GBP
ORD Sale 1,094 2.7527 GBP
ORD Sale 1,185 2.7885 GBP
ORD Sale 1,382 2.7560 GBP
ORD Sale 1,518 2.7818 GBP
ORD Sale 1,814 2.7504 GBP
ORD Sale 2,038 2.7545 GBP
ORD Sale 2,087 2.7490 GBP
ORD Sale 2,301 2.7830 GBP
ORD Sale 2,593 2.7805 GBP
ORD Sale 2,629 2.7880 GBP
ORD Sale 2,816 2.7558 GBP
ORD Sale 2,850 2.7837 GBP
ORD Sale 3,480 2.7850 GBP
ORD Sale 3,722 2.7540 GBP
ORD Sale 3,733 2.7870 GBP
ORD Sale 4,584 2.7840 GBP
ORD Sale 5,828 2.7600 GBP
ADR Sale 6,056 15.6397 USD
ORD Sale 6,331 2.7820 GBP
ORD Sale 6,478 2.7520 GBP
ORD Sale 7,187 2.7787 GBP
ORD Sale 7,268 2.7563 GBP
ORD Sale 7,672 2.7860 GBP
ORD Sale 9,700 2.7581 GBP
ORD Sale 9,919 2.7510 GBP
ORD Sale 11,399 2.7845 GBP
ORD Sale 14,594 2.7583 GBP
ORD Sale 20,823 2.7766 GBP
ORD Sale 82,924 2.7629 GBP
ORD Sale 83,812 2.7576 GBP
ORD Sale 120,946 2.7582 GBP
ORD Sale 136,810 2.7633 GBP
ORD Sale 223,946 2.7592 GBP
ORD Sale 253,591 2.7624 GBP
ORD Sale 361,917 2.7642 GBP
(b)   Cash-settled derivative transactions            
Class of Product Nature of dealing Number of Price per
relevant description reference unit
security     securities  
ORD SWAP Long 1,000 2.7550 GBP
ORD CFD Long 2,850 2.7837 GBP
ORD CFD Long 11,612 2.7508 GBP
ORD CFD Long 12,784 2.7890 GBP
ORD SWAP Long 45,662 2.7640 GBP
ORD SWAP Long 54,197 2.7687 GBP
ORD SWAP Long 124,065 2.7686 GBP
ORD CFD Long 132,215 2.7529 GBP
ORD CFD Long 223,946 2.7592 GBP
ORD CFD Long 178,952 2.7596 GBP
ORD CFD Long 361,917 2.7642 GBP
ORD CFD Short 484 2.7616 GBP
ORD SWAP Short 1,083 2.7511 GBP
ORD SWAP Short 1,299 2.7500 GBP
ORD SWAP Short 2,600 2.7495 GBP
ORD CFD Short 2,850 2.7582 GBP
ORD CFD Short 5,734 2.7615 GBP
ORD SWAP Short 6,805 2.7780 GBP
ORD SWAP Short 6,999 2.7711 GBP
ORD CFD Short 8,736 2.7541 GBP
ORD CFD Short 15,256 2.7630 GBP
ORD CFD Short 14,282 2.7576 GBP
ORD SWAP Short 47,838 2.7733 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:  

30 March 2016

Contact name:

Pinar Coktas

Telephone number:

020 7116 1165

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: 518346
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20160330T143011+0100

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC