Form 8.5 - TESCO 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 relevant securities this form relates:

Use a separate form for each offeror/offeree

 

TESCO PLC

(c) Name of the party to the offer with which exempt principal trader is connected:  

TESCO PLC

(d) Date position held/dealing undertaken:

For an opening position disclosure, state the latest practicable date prior to the disclosure

 

20 April 2017

(e) In addition to the company in 1(b) above, is the exempt principal trader 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

BOOKER GROUP 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)

    Interests       Short Positions    
    Number (%) Number (%)
(1) Relevant securities owned
and/or controlled: 48,771,013 0.60% 53,467,302 0.65%
           
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:
31,484,777 0.39% 26,982,743 0.33%
           
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options)
and agreements to purchase/sell: 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
(4)
TOTAL: 80,255,790 0.98% 80,450,045 0.98%

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
5p ORD Purchase 9,368,010 1.7620 GBP 1.7307 GBP
5p ORD Sale 9,584,894 1.7620 GBP 1.7307 GBP
ADR Purchase 34,272

6.7903 USD

6.7903 USD

ADR Sale 34,272

6.7903 USD

6.7903 USD

 
(b) Cash-settled derivative transactions      
Class of Product Nature of dealing Number of Price per
relevant description reference unit
security     securities  
5p ORD CFD Long 6,223 1.7596 GBP
5p ORD SWAP Long 10,924 1.7430 GBP
5p ORD SWAP Long 33,224 1.7431 GBP
5p ORD SWAP Long 36,448 1.7417 GBP
5p ORD CFD Long 49,442 1.7424 GBP
5p ORD CFD Long 52,987 1.7418 GBP
5p ORD CFD Long 57,878 1.7495 GBP
5p ORD SWAP Long 63,958 1.7420 GBP
5p ORD SWAP Long 153,191 1.7494 GBP
5p ORD SWAP Long 319,788 1.7350 GBP
5p ORD SWAP Long 768,997 1.7412 GBP
5p ORD CFD Long 4,296,765 1.7600 GBP
5p ORD SWAP Short 20 1.7337 GBP
5p ORD SWAP Short 195 1.7378 GBP
5p ORD SWAP Short 320 1.7360 GBP
5p ORD SWAP Short 360 1.7320 GBP
5p ORD CFD Short 1,095 1.7404 GBP
5p ORD CFD Short 1,186 1.7324 GBP
5p ORD SWAP Short 1,245 1.7401 GBP
5p ORD CFD Short 1,325 1.7457 GBP
5p ORD SWAP Short 1,410 1.7345 GBP
5p ORD SWAP Short 1,466 1.7373 GBP
5p ORD SWAP Short 1,603 1.7392 GBP
5p ORD SWAP Short 1,639 1.7413 GBP
5p ORD CFD Short 1,783 1.7596 GBP
5p ORD SWAP Short 1,978 1.7422 GBP
5p ORD SWAP Short 2,044 1.7382 GBP
5p ORD SWAP Short 2,311 1.7498 GBP
5p ORD SWAP Short 4,031 1.7439 GBP
5p ORD SWAP Short 5,702 1.7350 GBP
5p ORD SWAP Short 7,728 1.7435 GBP
5p ORD CFD Short 10,725 1.7398 GBP
5p ORD SWAP Short 16,205 1.7353 GBP
5p ORD SWAP Short 27,940 1.7377 GBP
5p ORD SWAP Short 33,495 1.7395 GBP
5p ORD CFD Short 35,433 1.7371 GBP
5p ORD SWAP Short 57,589 1.7363 GBP
5p ORD SWAP Short 68,806 1.7381 GBP
5p ORD CFD Short 77,250 1.7421 GBP
5p ORD CFD Short 100,000 1.7411 GBP
5p ORD CFD Short 100,000 1.7450 GBP
5p ORD CFD Short 107,542 1.7577 GBP
5p ORD SWAP Short 157,521 1.7427 GBP
5p ORD CFD Short 165,811 1.7420 GBP
5p ORD SWAP Short 165,811 1.7420 GBP
5p ORD CFD Short 442,226 1.7416 GBP
5p ORD SWAP Short 442,226 1.7416 GBP
5p ORD CFD Short 551,654 1.7396 GBP
5p ORD SWAP Short 551,654 1.7396 GBP
5p ORD CFD Short 1,002,090 1.7419 GBP
5p ORD SWAP Short 1,002,090 1.7419 GBP
5p ORD CFD Short 2,566,238 1.7600 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:  

21 April 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: 582114
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20170421T113819+0100

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