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: 16 June 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:                    
Interests   Short Positions  
    Number (%) Number (%)
(1) Relevant securities owned
and/or controlled: 12,161,325 0.63% 11,799,149 0.61%
           
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:
9,635,521 0.50% 1,597,206 0.08%
           
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options)
and agreements to purchase/sell: 1,000,000 0.05% 0 0.00%
           
(4)
TOTAL: 22,796,846 1.18% 13,396,355 0.70%
 
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: 4,700,000 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%

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 500 2.2875 GBP
ORD Purchase 504 2.2916 GBP
ORD Purchase 640 2.2876 GBP
ORD Purchase 861 2.2891 GBP
ORD Purchase 1,130 2.2850 GBP
ORD Purchase 1,600 2.2960 GBP
ORD Purchase 1,609 2.2925 GBP
ORD Purchase 1,828 2.2885 GBP
ORD Purchase 2,353 2.2905 GBP
ORD Purchase 2,613 2.2870 GBP
ORD Purchase 2,862 2.2895 GBP
ORD Purchase 2,905 2.2930 GBP
ORD Purchase 3,022 2.2950 GBP
ADR Purchase 3,600 12.8694 USD
ORD Purchase 8,049 2.2920 GBP
ORD Purchase 8,257 2.2880 GBP
ORD Purchase 11,154 2.3011 GBP
ORD Purchase 12,141 2.2904 GBP
ORD Purchase 13,887 2.2980 GBP
ORD Purchase 14,077 2.2915 GBP
ORD Purchase 15,189 2.2927 GBP
ORD Purchase 16,508 2.2909 GBP
ORD Purchase 18,710 2.2937 GBP
ORD Purchase 19,803 2.2910 GBP
ORD Purchase 21,381 2.2890 GBP
ORD Purchase 23,437 2.2933 GBP
ORD Purchase 25,979 2.2900 GBP
ORD Purchase 85,778 2.3050 GBP
ORD Purchase 164,549 2.2971 GBP
ORD Purchase 313,063 2.2951 GBP
ORD Sale 147 2.2952 GBP
ORD Sale 419 2.2982 GBP
ORD Sale 500 2.2875 GBP
ORD Sale 615 2.2895 GBP
ORD Sale 800 2.2870 GBP
ORD Sale 1,130 2.2850 GBP
ORD Sale 1,354 2.2940 GBP
ORD Sale 1,388 2.2954 GBP
ORD Sale 1,550 2.2953 GBP
ORD Sale 1,828 2.2885 GBP
ORD Sale 1,862 2.2930 GBP
ORD Sale 1,984 2.2915 GBP
ORD Sale 2,353 2.2905 GBP
ORD Sale 2,641 2.2890 GBP
ORD Sale 3,022 2.2950 GBP
ORD Sale 3,200 2.2960 GBP
ADR Sale 3,600 12.8694 USD
ORD Sale 4,484 2.3048 GBP
ORD Sale 5,764 2.2910 GBP
ORD Sale 6,059 2.2900 GBP
ORD Sale 8,049 2.2920 GBP
ORD Sale 9,109 2.2980 GBP
ORD Sale 9,733 2.2986 GBP
ORD Sale 10,188 2.3050 GBP
ORD Sale 10,565 2.2898 GBP
ORD Sale 15,162 2.2917 GBP
ORD Sale 20,103 2.2941 GBP
ORD Sale 39,842 2.2933 GBP
ORD Sale 86,822 2.2925 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 4,484 2.3048 GBP
ORD SWAP Long 13,833 2.2962 GBP
ORD CFD Long 15,600 2.2909 GBP
ORD CFD Long 22,841 2.2970 GBP
ORD CFD Long 85,213 2.2925 GBP
ORD CFD Short 861 2.2891 GBP
ORD CFD Short 1,773 2.3042 GBP
ORD SWAP Short 11,154 2.3011 GBP
ORD SWAP Short 17,424 2.2940 GBP
ORD CFD Short 85,213 2.3050 GBP
ORD CFD Short 95,138 2.2966 GBP
ORD SWAP Short 148,630 2.2948 GBP
ORD CFD Short 229,836 2.2965 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: 17 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.

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 J SAINSBURY 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 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: 532594
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20160617T135759+0100

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC