FORM 8.3



Rule 8.3 of the Takeover Code (the “Code”)


(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 SABMILLER PLC
  relevant securities this form relates:  
(d) If an exempt fund manager connected with an
offeror/offeree, state this and specify identity of
(e) Date position held/dealing undertaken: 20 October 2015
(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? ANHEUSER-BUSCH INBEV


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:       ORD            
Interests Short Positions
    Number (%) Number (%)
(1) Relevant securities owned
and/or controlled: 14,149,039 0.87% 7,217,260 0.45%
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:
3,534,431 0.22% 9,057,500 0.56%
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options)
and agreements to purchase/sell: 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
TOTAL: 17,683,470 1.09% 16,274,760 1.01%

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:  


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 12 39.8595 GBP
ORD Purchase 36 39.8150 GBP
ORD Purchase 38 39.9475 GBP
ORD Purchase 39 39.8500 GBP
ORD Purchase 54 39.7911 GBP
ORD Purchase 88 39.8750 GBP
ORD Purchase 91 39.8700 GBP
ORD Purchase 99 39.7824 GBP
ORD Purchase 139 39.8462 GBP
ORD Purchase 150 39.7305 GBP
ORD Purchase 154 39.8841 GBP
ORD Purchase 168 39.8343 GBP
ORD Purchase 171 39.8065 GBP
ORD Purchase 202 39.7700 GBP
ORD Purchase 220 39.7900 GBP
ORD Purchase 252 39.8098 GBP
ADR Purchase 400 61.4550 USD
ADR Purchase 400 61.5750 USD
ORD Purchase 502 39.7972 GBP
ORD Purchase 521 39.7788 GBP
ORD Purchase 723 39.8008 GBP
ORD Purchase 1,100 39.7786 GBP
ORD Purchase 1,787 39.8573 GBP
ORD Purchase 1,824 39.8078 GBP
ORD Purchase 2,244 39.7912 GBP
ORD Purchase 3,364 39.7813 GBP
ORD Purchase 3,761 39.8105 GBP
ORD Purchase 5,438 39.8566 GBP
ORD Purchase 7,893 39.7801 GBP
ORD Purchase 8,349 39.7861 GBP
ORD Purchase 9,059 39.5850 GBP
ORD Purchase 9,073 39.7885 GBP
ADR Purchase 12,849 61.4667 USD
ORD Purchase 17,076 39.7759 GBP
ORD Purchase 18,714 39.7634 GBP
ORD Purchase 25,000 39.8126 GBP
ORD Purchase 28,965 39.7132 GBP
ORD Purchase 62,118 39.6980 GBP
ORD Purchase 100,000 39.8188 GBP
ORD Purchase 349,652 39.7500 GBP
ORD Sale 36 39.8150 GBP
ORD Sale 38 39.9475 GBP
ORD Sale 74 39.8830 GBP
ORD Sale 75 39.7305 GBP
ORD Sale 220 39.7900 GBP
ADR Sale 400 61.4550 USD
ADR Sale 400 61.5750 USD
ORD Sale 1,822 39.7534 GBP
ORD Sale 2,311 39.7721 GBP
ORD Sale 3,032 39.7722 GBP
ORD Sale 3,600 39.7518 GBP
ORD Sale 6,095 39.8770 GBP
ORD Sale 6,668 39.9000 GBP
ORD Sale 6,787 39.7114 GBP
ORD Sale 7,410 39.8933 GBP
ORD Sale 8,800 39.5850 GBP
ORD Sale 9,217 39.7754 GBP
ORD Sale 12,071 39.8956 GBP
ADR Sale 12,849 61.4668 USD
ORD Sale 21,143 39.7370 GBP
ORD Sale 21,717 39.7313 GBP
ORD Sale 28,755 39.7045 GBP
ORD Sale 34,444 39.7730 GBP
ORD Sale 43,761 39.7446 GBP
ORD Sale 125,000 39.8071 GBP
ORD Sale 176,447 39.6151 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 97 39.7769 GBP
ORD CFD Long 798 814.7513 ZAR
ORD CFD Long 1,822 39.7534 GBP
ORD CFD Long 3,600 39.7518 GBP
ORD CFD Long 3,724 39.7659 GBP
ORD CFD Long 3,869 814.8664 ZAR
ORD CFD Long 5,044 39.7715 GBP
ORD CFD Long 7,150 39.7644 GBP
ORD CFD Long 7,602 812.7598 ZAR
ORD CFD Long 31,542 39.7684 GBP
ORD CFD Long 46,128 815.1997 ZAR
ORD CFD Long 100,000 39.9347 GBP
ORD SWAP Short 12 39.8595 GBP
ORD SWAP Short 54 39.7911 GBP
ORD SWAP Short 99 39.7824 GBP
ORD SWAP Short 139 39.8462 GBP
ORD SWAP Short 202 39.7700 GBP
ORD SWAP Short 252 39.8098 GBP
ORD CFD Short 444 39.5909 GBP
ORD SWAP Short 502 39.7972 GBP
ORD CFD Short 1,776 815.1665 ZAR
ORD SWAP Short 1,787 39.8573 GBP
ORD CFD Short 1,800 39.7308 GBP
ORD CFD Short 1,824 39.8078 GBP
ORD SWAP Short 2,372 39.7877 GBP
ORD SWAP Short 2,610 39.7169 GBP
ORD CFD Short 3,076 814.8510 ZAR
ORD SWAP Short 3,364 39.7813 GBP
ORD CFD Short 4,517 39.8354 GBP
ORD SWAP Short 5,438 39.8566 GBP
ORD CFD Short 7,690 39.8091 GBP
ORD SWAP Short 9,073 39.7885 GBP
ORD CFD Short 13,198 815.9056 ZAR
ORD SWAP Short 19,755 39.6146 GBP
ORD SWAP Short 100,000 39.8188 GBP
ORD CFD Short 107,059 817.8648 ZAR

(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)


(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”

(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”

(c) Attachments

Is a Supplemental Form 8 (Open Positions) attached?   NO
Date of disclosure: 21 Oct 2015
Contact name: Jay Supaya
Telephone number: 020 7773 0635

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 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

Category Code: RET
Sequence Number: 491083
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20151021T141714+0100