Form 8.5 (EPT/NON-RI) - BOOKER GROUP PLC

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FORM 8.5 (EPT/NON-RI)

PUBLIC OPENING POSITION DISCLOSURE/DEALING DISCLOSURE BY AN

EXEMPT PRINCIPAL TRADER WITHOUT RECOGNISED INTERMEDIARY (“RI”) STATUS (OR WHERE RI STATUS IS NOT APPLICABLE)

Rule 8.5 of the Takeover Code (the “Code”)

1. KEY INFORMATION

(a)   Name of exempt principal trader:   BARCLAYS CAPITAL SECURITIES LTD
(b) Name of offeror/offeree in relation to whose BOOKER GROUP PLC
  relevant securities this form relates:  
(c) Name of the party to the offer with which exempt TESCO PLC
  principal trader is connected  
(d) Date position held/dealing undertaken: 27 January 2017
(e) In addition to the company in 1(b) above, is the exempt principal YES:
  trader making disclosures in respect of any other party to the offer? TESCO PLC

2. POSITIONS OF THE EXEMPT PRINCIPAL TRADER

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(b), 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: 11,116,747 0.63% 2,983,091 0.17%
           
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:
1,267,498 0.07% 10,760,856 0.61%
           
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options)
and agreements to purchase/sell: 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
(4)
TOTAL: 12,384,245 0.70% 13,743,947 0.77%

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 EXEMPT PRINCIPAL TRADER

Where there have been dealings in more than one class of relevant securities of the offeror or offeree named in 1(b), 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   Total number of   Highest price per unit   Lowest price per unit
security   securities paid/received paid/received
ORD Purchase 10,825,916 2.1860 GBP 2.058 GBP
ORD Sale 8,202,640 2.1860 GBP 2.058 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 478 2.1413 GBP
ORD CFD Long 10,952 2.1557 GBP
ORD CFD Long 10,955 2.1840 GBP
ORD CFD Long 11,191 2.1546 GBP
ORD CFD Long 12,341 2.1310 GBP
ORD CFD Long 14,530 2.1329 GBP
ORD CFD Long 15,073 2.1649 GBP
ORD CFD Long 18,322 2.1784 GBP
ORD CFD Long 18,403 2.1717 GBP
ORD CFD Long 18,415 2.1656 GBP
ORD CFD Long 18,433 2.1632 GBP
ORD CFD Long 18,435 2.1599 GBP
ORD CFD Long 18,620 2.1428 GBP
ORD CFD Long 18,655 2.1348 GBP
ORD CFD Long 18,725 2.1685 GBP
ORD CFD Long 18,754 2.1260 GBP
ORD CFD Long 18,853 2.1200 GBP
ORD CFD Long 18,908 2.1103 GBP
ORD CFD Long 38,446 2.0928 GBP
ORD CFD Long 48,426 2.1486 GBP
ORD SWAP Long 52,808 2.1229 GBP
ORD CFD Long 53,427 2.1315 GBP
ORD SWAP Long 68,105 2.1285 GBP
ORD CFD Long 76,856 2.0818 GBP
ORD CFD Long 76,887 2.0715 GBP
ORD CFD Long 112,913 2.1160 GBP
ORD CFD Long 122,824 2.0719 GBP
ORD CFD Long 125,295 2.1392 GBP
ORD SWAP Long 136,455 2.1074 GBP
ORD SWAP Long 166,421 2.1095 GBP
ORD SWAP Long 220,815 2.1271 GBP
ORD SWAP Long 579,288 2.1256 GBP
ORD SWAP Short 1,778 2.0725 GBP
ORD SWAP Short 1,779 2.1346 GBP
ORD CFD Short 1,783 2.1135 GBP
ORD CFD Short 7,061 2.1382 GBP
ORD CFD Short 9,226 2.1481 GBP
ORD CFD Short 11,206 2.1282 GBP
ORD CFD Short 17,670 2.1655 GBP
ORD SWAP Short 30,517 2.1612 GBP
ORD SWAP Short 32,477 2.1273 GBP
ORD CFD Short 72,628 2.1032 GBP
ORD CFD Short 85,915 2.1420 GBP
ORD CFD Short 89,570 2.1427 GBP
ORD SWAP Short 105,235 2.1025 GBP
ORD SWAP Short 105,464 2.1415 GBP
ORD SWAP Short 211,965 2.1325 GBP
ORD SWAP Short 234,551 2.1490 GBP
ORD CFD Short 362,576 2.1318 GBP
ORD SWAP Short 380,497 2.1119 GBP
ORD CFD Short 1,404,541 2.1418 GBP
ORD CFD Short 1,688,682 2.1320 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 exempt principal trader 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 exempt principal trader 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 Jan 2017
Contact name: Hemika Mistry
Telephone number: 020 7116 3891

Public disclosures under Rule 8 of the Code must be made to a Regulatory Information Service.

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: FEO
Sequence Number: 576063
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20170130T110030+0000

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC