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 interest and short
  positions disclosed, if different from 1(a):  
(c) Name of offeror/offeree in relation to whose J SAINSBURY 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: 07 April 2016
(f) In addition to the company in 1(c) above, is the discloser making YES: HOME RETAIL GROUP
  disclosures in respect of any other party to the offer?    

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: 10,570,006 0.55% 10,531,748 0.55%
           
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:
8,552,978 0.44% 399,260 0.02%
           
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options)
and agreements to purchase/sell: 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
(4)
TOTAL: 19,122,984 0.99% 10,931,008 0.57%
 
Class of relevant security:   Convertible Bond XS1268412993      
Interests   Short Positions  
    Number (%) Number (%)
(1) Relevant securities owned
and/or controlled: 300,000 0.02% 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: 300,000 0.02% 0 0.00%
 
Class of relevant security:   Convertible Bond XS1139087933      
Interests   Short Positions  
    Number (%) Number (%)
(1) Relevant securities owned
and/or controlled: 6,800,000 0.35% 2,700,000 0.14%
           
(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: 6,800,000 0.35% 2,700,000 0.14%

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 262 2.8736 GBP
ORD Purchase 546 2.8460 GBP
ORD Purchase 567 2.8490 GBP
ORD Purchase 641 2.8370 GBP
ORD Purchase 800 2.8730 GBP
ORD Purchase 800 2.8760 GBP
ORD Purchase 940 2.8430 GBP
ADR Purchase 1,000 16.0500 USD
ORD Purchase 1,207 2.8737 GBP
ORD Purchase 1,251 2.8359 GBP
ORD Purchase 1,325 2.8765 GBP
ORD Purchase 1,325 2.8435 GBP
ORD Purchase 1,328 2.8380 GBP
ORD Purchase 1,610 2.8535 GBP
ORD Purchase 1,696 2.8420 GBP
ORD Purchase 1,749 2.8755 GBP
ORD Purchase 1,926 2.8705 GBP
ORD Purchase 2,130 2.8645 GBP
ORD Purchase 2,148 2.8410 GBP
ORD Purchase 2,621 2.8735 GBP
ORD Purchase 2,684 2.8565 GBP
ORD Purchase 2,819 2.8310 GBP
ORD Purchase 2,872 2.8725 GBP
ORD Purchase 3,200 2.8500 GBP
ORD Purchase 3,207 2.8520 GBP
ORD Purchase 3,218 2.8530 GBP
ORD Purchase 3,388 2.8522 GBP
ORD Purchase 3,566 2.8608 GBP
ORD Purchase 3,649 2.8605 GBP
ORD Purchase 3,981 2.8595 GBP
ORD Purchase 4,647 2.8545 GBP
ORD Purchase 4,720 2.8790 GBP
ORD Purchase 4,757 2.8550 GBP
ORD Purchase 5,370 2.8610 GBP
ORD Purchase 5,682 2.8620 GBP
ADR Purchase 7,212 16.1256 USD
ORD Purchase 7,471 2.8540 GBP
ORD Purchase 9,131 2.8680 GBP
ORD Purchase 9,479 2.8660 GBP
ORD Purchase 9,681 2.8640 GBP
ORD Purchase 9,756 2.8670 GBP
ORD Purchase 12,159 2.8690 GBP
ORD Purchase 13,445 2.8570 GBP
ORD Purchase 13,893 2.8740 GBP
ORD Purchase 14,182 2.8510 GBP
ORD Purchase 14,522 2.8655 GBP
ORD Purchase 14,830 2.8614 GBP
ORD Purchase 16,606 2.8600 GBP
ORD Purchase 18,339 2.8630 GBP
ORD Purchase 18,487 2.8590 GBP
ORD Purchase 18,684 2.8650 GBP
ORD Purchase 19,808 2.8720 GBP
ORD Purchase 20,553 2.8624 GBP
ORD Purchase 22,539 2.8750 GBP
ORD Purchase 24,738 2.8596 GBP
ORD Purchase 27,219 2.8580 GBP
ORD Purchase 29,043 2.8560 GBP
ORD Purchase 29,936 2.8611 GBP
ORD Purchase 31,135 2.8710 GBP
ORD Purchase 42,319 2.8626 GBP
ORD Purchase 47,526 2.8700 GBP
ORD Purchase 47,542 2.8731 GBP
ORD Purchase 93,967 2.8499 GBP
ORD Purchase 153,326 2.8657 GBP
ORD Purchase 505,490 2.8723 GBP
ORD Sale 213 2.8718 GBP
ORD Sale 546 2.8460 GBP
ORD Sale 567 2.8490 GBP
ORD Sale 641 2.8370 GBP
ORD Sale 663 2.8685 GBP
ORD Sale 940 2.8430 GBP
ADR Sale 1,000 16.0500 USD
ORD Sale 1,112 2.8713 GBP
ORD Sale 1,292 2.8624 GBP
ORD Sale 1,325 2.8765 GBP
ORD Sale 1,325 2.8435 GBP
ORD Sale 1,328 2.8380 GBP
ORD Sale 1,566 2.8645 GBP
ORD Sale 1,610 2.8535 GBP
ORD Sale 1,696 2.8420 GBP
ORD Sale 1,749 2.8755 GBP
ORD Sale 2,148 2.8410 GBP
ORD Sale 2,621 2.8612 GBP
ORD Sale 2,621 2.8735 GBP
ORD Sale 2,631 2.8603 GBP
ORD Sale 2,684 2.8565 GBP
ORD Sale 2,819 2.8310 GBP
ORD Sale 2,872 2.8725 GBP
ORD Sale 3,207 2.8520 GBP
ORD Sale 3,967 2.8705 GBP
ORD Sale 3,981 2.8595 GBP
ORD Sale 4,077 2.8630 GBP
ORD Sale 4,114 2.8605 GBP
ORD Sale 5,581 2.8800 GBP
ORD Sale 5,757 2.8550 GBP
ORD Sale 6,957 2.8790 GBP
ORD Sale 7,142 2.8620 GBP
ADR Sale 7,212 16.1256 USD
ORD Sale 7,296 2.8760 GBP
ORD Sale 9,609 2.8499 GBP
ORD Sale 10,285 2.8540 GBP
ORD Sale 10,632 2.8752 GBP
ORD Sale 14,138 2.8610 GBP
ORD Sale 14,182 2.8510 GBP
ORD Sale 15,444 2.8563 GBP
ORD Sale 15,611 2.8530 GBP
ORD Sale 15,939 2.8660 GBP
ORD Sale 18,013 2.8750 GBP
ORD Sale 19,204 2.8650 GBP
ORD Sale 19,449 2.8680 GBP
ORD Sale 19,964 2.8690 GBP
ORD Sale 20,071 2.8529 GBP
ORD Sale 22,490 2.8730 GBP
ORD Sale 23,130 2.8740 GBP
ORD Sale 24,160 2.8500 GBP
ORD Sale 29,043 2.8560 GBP
ORD Sale 29,585 2.8590 GBP
ORD Sale 29,667 2.8670 GBP
ORD Sale 34,512 2.8580 GBP
ORD Sale 36,422 2.8720 GBP
ORD Sale 67,414 2.8710 GBP
ORD Sale 68,035 2.8640 GBP
ORD Sale 68,644 2.8545 GBP
ORD Sale 88,702 2.8633 GBP
ORD Sale 95,612 2.8600 GBP
ORD Sale 99,149 2.8700 GBP
ORD Sale 146,899 2.8627 GBP
ORD Sale 152,609 2.8570 GBP
ORD Sale 156,629 2.8638 GBP
ORD Sale 156,754 2.8524 GBP
ORD Sale 174,940 2.7970 GBP
ORD Sale 191,499 2.8582 GBP
ORD Sale 284,847 2.8574 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 4,281 2.8556 GBP
ORD CFD Long 13,130 2.8591 GBP
ORD SWAP Long 14,286 2.8602 GBP
ORD SWAP Long 15,444 2.8562 GBP
ORD CFD Long 15,624 2.8685 GBP
ORD SWAP Long 21,231 2.8563 GBP
ORD CFD Long 13,111 2.8337 GBP
ORD SWAP Long 77,852 2.8629 GBP
ORD SWAP Long 85,633 2.8615 GBP
ORD SWAP Long 117,869 2.8457 GBP
ORD CFD Long 169,946 2.8587 GBP
ORD SWAP Long 174,474 2.8619 GBP
ORD CFD Long 174,940 2.7970 GBP
ORD SWAP Long 202,705 2.8544 GBP
ORD CFD Short 2,000 2.8582 GBP
ORD SWAP Short 6,282 2.8566 GBP
ORD SWAP Short 6,760 2.8639 GBP
ORD CFD Short 7,454 2.8454 GBP
ORD SWAP Short 9,940 2.8594 GBP
ORD CFD Short 14,522 2.8655 GBP
ORD CFD Short 8,055 2.8803 GBP
ORD SWAP Short 25,430 2.8559 GBP
ORD SWAP Short 47,902 2.8644 GBP
ORD SWAP Short 505,490 2.8723 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: 8 Apr 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: 520108
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20160408T131609+0100

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC