Form 8.5 (EPT/NON-RI) 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 TESCO 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: 14 September 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? 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: 63,696,311 0.78% 49,997,093 0.61%
           
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:
36,351,412 0.44% 47,503,984 0.58%
           
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options)
and agreements to purchase/sell: 1,000,000 0.01% 1,000,000 0.01%
           
 
TOTAL: 101,047,723 1.23% 98,501,077 1.20%

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 10,310,505 1.8497 GBP 1.82 GBP
5p ordinary Sale 4,167,817 1.8497 GBP 1.8178 GBP
ADR Purchase 121,525 7.3500 USD 7.35 USD
ADR Sale 121,525 7.3500 USD 7.35 USD

(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 701 1.8258 GBP
5p ordinary CFD Long 4,306 1.8278 GBP
5p ordinary SWAP Long 5,800 1.8442 GBP
5p ordinary SWAP Long 13,223 1.8441 GBP
5p ordinary CFD Long 14,154 1.8285 GBP
5p ordinary CFD Long 15,358 1.8323 GBP
5p ordinary SWAP Long 30,581 1.8260 GBP
5p ordinary SWAP Long 36,600 1.8322 GBP
5p ordinary SWAP Long 48,014 1.8236 GBP
5p ordinary CFD Long 58,214 1.8336 GBP
5p ordinary CFD Long 64,440 1.8399 GBP
5p ordinary CFD Long 75,018 1.8325 GBP
5p ordinary SWAP Long 75,018 1.8325 GBP
5p ordinary SWAP Long 118,483 1.8233 GBP
5p ordinary CFD Long 171,158 1.8303 GBP
5p ordinary CFD Long 250,000 1.8311 GBP
5p ordinary CFD Long 294,081 1.8459 GBP
5p ordinary SWAP Long 534,404 1.8329 GBP
5p ordinary SWAP Long 1,553,438 1.8313 GBP
5p ordinary SWAP Short 54 1.8236 GBP
5p ordinary SWAP Short 54 1.8266 GBP
5p ordinary SWAP Short 346 1.8248 GBP
5p ordinary SWAP Short 767 1.8276 GBP
5p ordinary SWAP Short 785 1.8299 GBP
5p ordinary SWAP Short 809 1.8309 GBP
5p ordinary SWAP Short 945 1.8341 GBP
5p ordinary SWAP Short 1,000 1.8265 GBP
5p ordinary SWAP Short 1,116 1.8274 GBP
5p ordinary SWAP Short 1,450 1.8220 GBP
5p ordinary SWAP Short 1,983 1.8302 GBP
5p ordinary SWAP Short 2,336 1.8283 GBP
5p ordinary CFD Short 6,794 1.8257 GBP
5p ordinary SWAP Short 7,510 1.8281 GBP
5p ordinary SWAP Short 7,551 1.8337 GBP
5p ordinary SWAP Short 9,061 1.8294 GBP
5p ordinary SWAP Short 10,525 1.8298 GBP
5p ordinary SWAP Short 15,149 1.8285 GBP
5p ordinary SWAP Short 15,512 1.8295 GBP
5p ordinary SWAP Short 25,105 1.8384 GBP
5p ordinary SWAP Short 29,767 1.8325 GBP
5p ordinary CFD Short 32,797 1.8207 GBP
5p ordinary CFD Short 36,816 1.8263 GBP
5p ordinary CFD Short 43,697 1.8349 GBP
5p ordinary CFD Short 61,494 1.8213 GBP
5p ordinary SWAP Short 68,025 1.8289 GBP
5p ordinary SWAP Short 71,240 1.8268 GBP
5p ordinary CFD Short 80,964 1.8247 GBP
5p ordinary CFD Short 114,026 1.8308 GBP
5p ordinary CFD Short 200,000 1.8291 GBP
5p ordinary SWAP Short 221,993 1.8264 GBP
5p ordinary SWAP Short 316,673 1.8245 GBP
5p ordinary CFD Short 342,141 1.8269 GBP
5p ordinary SWAP Short 342,141 1.8269 GBP
5p ordinary CFD Short 554,777 1.8292 GBP
5p ordinary SWAP Short 554,777 1.8292 GBP
5p ordinary SWAP Short 785,289 1.8304 GBP
5p ordinary CFD Short 1,032,996 1.8297 GBP
5p ordinary CFD Short 1,500,000 1.8326 GBP
5p ordinary CFD Short 4,000,000 1.8286 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?   YES
Date of disclosure: 15 Sep 2017
Contact name: Femi Badmos
Telephone number: 020 3555 1125

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.

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 CAPITAL SECURITIES LTD
are being disclosed:  
Name of offeror/offeree in relation to whose TESCO
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      
5p ordinary Call Options Purchased 1,000,000 185.0000 American 15 Dec 2017
5p ordinary Put Options Purchased -1,000,000 185.0000 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: FEO
Sequence Number: 631092
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20170915T103827+0100

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