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

 

27 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)

Class of relevant security:       5p ordinary            
Interests   Short Positions  
    Number (%) Number (%)
(1) Relevant securities owned
and/or controlled: 39,544,955 0.48% 39,645,950 0.48%
           
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:
31,001,000 0.38% 22,179,229 0.27%
           
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options)
and agreements to purchase/sell: 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
(4)
TOTAL: 70,545,955 0.86% 61,825,179 0.76%

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 ordinary Purchase 1,943,940 1.8251 GBP 1.7815 GBP
5p ordinary Sale 6,381,968 1.8250 GBP 1.7815 GBP
 
(b) Cash-settled derivative transactions      
Class of Product Nature of dealing Number of Price per
relevant description reference unit
security     securities  
5p ordinary CFD Long 1,369 1.7984 GBP
5p ordinary SWAP Long 3,712 1.8110 GBP
5p ordinary CFD Long 9,953 1.7924 GBP
5p ordinary SWAP Long 12,792 1.7925 GBP
5p ordinary SWAP Long 19,137 1.8249 GBP
5p ordinary CFD Long 21,499 1.8247 GBP
5p ordinary SWAP Long 21,499 1.8247 GBP
5p ordinary SWAP Long 25,757 1.8144 GBP
5p ordinary SWAP Expires 02/06/2018 Long 43,050 1.8094 GBP
5p ordinary SWAP Long 49,089 1.8031 GBP
5p ordinary SWAP Long 62,012 1.8241 GBP
5p ordinary SWAP Long 65,227 1.8075 GBP
5p ordinary CFD Long 66,291 1.8108 GBP
5p ordinary SWAP Long 78,860 1.8118 GBP
5p ordinary CFD Long 136,940 1.8080 GBP
5p ordinary CFD Long 155,922 1.7990 GBP
5p ordinary CFD Long 248,795 1.8072 GBP
5p ordinary SWAP Long 279,815 1.8113 GBP
5p ordinary CFD Long 328,226 1.8250 GBP
5p ordinary SWAP Long 680,484 1.8120 GBP
5p ordinary CFD Long 959,815 1.8095 GBP
5p ordinary CFD Long 2,221,017 1.8128 GBP
5p ordinary SWAP Long 2,221,017 1.8128 GBP
5p ordinary SWAP Short 418 1.8096 GBP
5p ordinary SWAP Short 500 1.8135 GBP
5p ordinary SWAP Short 846 1.8079 GBP
5p ordinary SWAP Short 902 1.7876 GBP
5p ordinary SWAP Short 1,759 1.8066 GBP
5p ordinary SWAP Short 4,505 1.8170 GBP
5p ordinary SWAP Short 4,806 1.7978 GBP
5p ordinary SWAP Short 4,851 1.8055 GBP
5p ordinary SWAP Short 8,440 1.8011 GBP
5p ordinary SWAP Short 11,710 1.8092 GBP
5p ordinary SWAP Short 11,756 1.7999 GBP
5p ordinary SWAP Short 11,763 1.8027 GBP
5p ordinary SWAP Short 17,261 1.8058 GBP
5p ordinary CFD Short 25,089 1.8251 GBP
5p ordinary SWAP Short 27,227 1.8039 GBP
5p ordinary CFD Short 41,559 1.8165 GBP
5p ordinary CFD Short 45,114 1.8012 GBP
5p ordinary SWAP Short 58,809 1.8036 GBP
5p ordinary SWAP Short 63,322 1.8108 GBP
5p ordinary SWAP Short 95,952 1.8250 GBP
5p ordinary CFD Short 254,886 1.7940 GBP
5p ordinary SWAP Short 377,767 1.8051 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:  

28 April 2017

Contact name:

Rajesh Muthanna

Telephone number:

020 3555 4634

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: 582513
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20170428T105053+0100

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC

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BARCLAYS PLC