Form 8.3 - J Sainsbury PLC - AMENDMENT

LONDON--()--

FORM 8.3 Amendment to s2(a)(1) and 3(a)

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: 20 May 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

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: 10,595,112 0.55% 10,050,486 0.52%
           
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:
8,563,620 0.44% 546,961 0.03%
           
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options)
and agreements to purchase/sell: 1,000,000 0.05% 0 0.00%
           
(4)
TOTAL: 20,158,732 1.05% 10,597,447 0.55%
 
Class of relevant security: Convertible Bond XS1268412993
Interests Short Positions
    Number (%) Number (%)
(1) Relevant securities owned
and/or controlled: 0 0.00% 200,000 0.01%
           
(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% 200,000 0.01%
 
Class of relevant security: Convertible Bond XS1139087933
Interests Short Positions
    Number (%) Number (%)
(1) Relevant securities owned
and/or controlled: 4,700,000 0.24% 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: 4,700,000 0.24% 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 4 2.5905 GBP
ORD Purchase 37 2.5605 GBP
ORD Purchase 214 2.5800 GBP
ORD Purchase 229 2.5505 GBP
ORD Purchase 398 2.5540 GBP
ORD Purchase 467 2.5840 GBP
ORD Purchase 522 2.5565 GBP
ORD Purchase 527 2.5525 GBP
ORD Purchase 704 2.5615 GBP
ORD Purchase 713 2.5480 GBP
ORD Purchase 848 2.5585 GBP
ORD Purchase 962 2.5865 GBP
ORD Purchase 986 2.6068 GBP
ORD Purchase 1,028 2.5535 GBP
ORD Purchase 1,198 2.5571 GBP
ORD Purchase 1,301 2.5600 GBP
ORD Purchase 1,470 2.5995 GBP
ORD Purchase 1,520 2.5460 GBP
ORD Purchase 1,600 2.5970 GBP
ORD Purchase 1,603 2.5670 GBP
ORD Purchase 1,603 2.5850 GBP
ORD Purchase 1,604 2.5700 GBP
ORD Purchase 1,604 2.5980 GBP
ORD Purchase 1,604 2.5930 GBP
ORD Purchase 1,881 2.5820 GBP
ORD Purchase 1,902 2.5880 GBP
ORD Purchase 1,919 2.5830 GBP
ADR Purchase 2,000 15.1150 USD
ORD Purchase 2,012 2.5900 GBP
ORD Purchase 2,197 2.5510 GBP
ORD Purchase 2,280 2.6100 GBP
ORD Purchase 2,300 2.5580 GBP
ORD Purchase 2,343 2.5560 GBP
ORD Purchase 2,502 2.6075 GBP
ORD Purchase 2,678 2.6065 GBP
ORD Purchase 2,866 2.5895 GBP
ORD Purchase 3,026 2.6110 GBP
ORD Purchase 3,789 2.6025 GBP
ORD Purchase 3,828 2.6050 GBP
ORD Purchase 4,167 2.5583 GBP
ORD Purchase 4,212 2.6085 GBP
ORD Purchase 4,564 2.5903 GBP
ORD Purchase 4,599 2.6067 GBP
ORD Purchase 4,785 2.5570 GBP
ORD Purchase 5,012 2.6062 GBP
ORD Purchase 8,370 2.6105 GBP
ORD Purchase 12,644 2.6095 GBP
ORD Purchase 14,728 2.6070 GBP
ORD Purchase 15,397 2.5983 GBP
ORD Purchase 17,290 2.5590 GBP
ORD Purchase 20,493 2.5537 GBP
ORD Purchase 25,553 2.6090 GBP
ORD Purchase 36,920 2.6080 GBP
ORD Purchase 102,492 2.6060 GBP
ORD Purchase 121,034 2.5754 GBP
ORD Purchase 412,500 2.5819 GBP
ORD Sale 4 2.5905 GBP
ORD Sale 37 2.5605 GBP
ORD Sale 229 2.5505 GBP
ORD Sale 263 2.6083 GBP
ORD Sale 398 2.5540 GBP
ORD Sale 467 2.5840 GBP
ORD Sale 522 2.5565 GBP
ORD Sale 527 2.5525 GBP
ORD Sale 704 2.5615 GBP
ORD Sale 713 2.5480 GBP
ORD Sale 848 2.5585 GBP
ORD Sale 962 2.5865 GBP
ORD Sale 1,028 2.5535 GBP
ORD Sale 1,301 2.5600 GBP
ORD Sale 1,470 2.5995 GBP
ORD Sale 1,520 2.5460 GBP
ORD Sale 1,600 2.5970 GBP
ORD Sale 1,603 2.5512 GBP
ORD Sale 1,603 2.5670 GBP
ORD Sale 1,603 2.5850 GBP
ORD Sale 1,604 2.5700 GBP
ORD Sale 1,604 2.5930 GBP
ORD Sale 1,604 2.5980 GBP
ORD Sale 1,697 2.5510 GBP
ORD Sale 1,863 2.5560 GBP
ORD Sale 1,881 2.5820 GBP
ORD Sale 1,902 2.5880 GBP
ORD Sale 1,919 2.5830 GBP
ADR Sale 2,000 15.1150 USD
ORD Sale 2,012 2.5900 GBP
ORD Sale 2,047 2.5590 GBP
ORD Sale 2,300 2.5580 GBP
ORD Sale 2,502 2.6075 GBP
ORD Sale 2,678 2.6065 GBP
ORD Sale 2,866 2.5895 GBP
ORD Sale 3,026 2.6110 GBP
ORD Sale 3,140 2.5610 GBP
ORD Sale 3,789 2.6025 GBP
ORD Sale 3,828 2.6050 GBP
ORD Sale 3,944 2.6093 GBP
ORD Sale 4,213 2.6085 GBP
ORD Sale 4,785 2.5570 GBP
ORD Sale 5,012 2.6112 GBP
ORD Sale 5,953 2.5963 GBP
ORD Sale 8,370 2.6105 GBP
ORD Sale 11,528 2.6100 GBP
ORD Sale 12,337 2.5857 GBP
ORD Sale 13,439 2.6095 GBP
ORD Sale 13,697 2.5836 GBP
ORD Sale 13,947 2.5776 GBP
ORD Sale 23,553 2.6070 GBP
ORD Sale 24,492 2.6011 GBP
ORD Sale 34,680 2.6060 GBP
ORD Sale 41,678 2.5816 GBP
ORD Sale 43,811 2.5863 GBP
ORD Sale 46,579 2.5941 GBP
ORD Sale 58,647 2.5831 GBP
ORD Sale 73,202 2.5888 GBP
ORD Sale 76,506 2.6080 GBP
ORD Sale 87,899 2.6090 GBP
ORD Sale 110,300 2.5993 GBP
ORD Sale 286,789 2.5800 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 4,000 2.6108 GBP
ORD SWAP Long 4,844 2.5766 GBP
ORD CFD Long 5,012 2.6112 GBP
ORD CFD Long 7,787 2.5977 GBP
ORD CFD Long 14,143 2.5888 GBP
ORD CFD Long 17,958 2.5750 GBP
ORD SWAP Long 19,602 2.5816 GBP
ORD CFD Long 41,082 2.5835 GBP
ORD SWAP Long 113,891 2.5833 GBP
ORD CFD Short 2,400 2.5492 GBP
ORD SWAP Short 2,498 2.5654 GBP
ORD CFD Short 5,012 2.6062 GBP
ORD SWAP Short 20,493 2.5537 GBP
ORD CFD Short 56,500 2.6060 GBP
ORD SWAP Short 56,500 2.6060 GBP
ORD CFD Short 90,720 2.5593 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?   YES
Date of disclosure: 3 Jun 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.

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   Barclays PLC.
are being disclosed:  
Name of offeror/offeree in relation to whose SAINSBURY(J)
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 Put Options Written 1,000,000 260.0000 American 15 Dec 2017

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: RET
Sequence Number: 529954
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20160603T143646+0100

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC