Form 8.3 - HOME RETAIL GROUP PLC

LONDON--()--

FORM 8.3

PUBLIC OPENING POSITION DISCLOSURE/DEALING DISCLOSURE BY

A PERSON WITH INTERESTS IN RELEVANT SECURITIES REPRESENTING 1% OR MORE

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

1. KEY INFORMATION

(a) Full name of discloser:  

Barclays PLC.

(b) Owner or controller of interests and short positions disclosed, if different from 1(a):

The naming of nominee or vehicle companies is insufficient. For a trust, the trustee(s), settlor and beneficiaries must be named.

   
(c) Name of offeror/offeree in relation to whose relevant securities this form relates:

Use a separate form for each offeror/offeree

 

HOME RETAIL GROUP PLC

(d) If an exempt fund manager connected with an offeror/offeree, state this and specify identity of offeror/offeree:    
(e) Date position held/dealing undertaken:

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

 

31 August 2016

(f) In addition to the company in 1(c) above, is the discloser 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

J SAINSBURY PLC

2. POSITIONS OF THE PERSON MAKING THE DISCLOSURE

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: 28,203,724 3.47% 761,116 0.09%
           
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:
159,639 0.02% 27,185,332 3.34%
           
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options)
and agreements to purchase/sell: 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
(4)
TOTAL: 28,363,363 3.49% 27,946,448 3.44%

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 PERSON MAKING THE DISCLOSURE

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

(a)   Purchases and sales        
Class of relevant Purchase/sale Number of Price per unit
security   securities  
ORD Purchase 10 1.5995 GBP
ORD Purchase 828 1.5930 GBP
ORD Purchase 2,472 1.5895 GBP
ORD Purchase 3,103 1.5920 GBP
ORD Purchase 3,661 1.6055 GBP
ORD Purchase 3,761 1.5940 GBP
ORD Purchase 4,159 1.6020 GBP
ORD Purchase 4,589 1.5900 GBP
ORD Purchase 4,797 1.6038 GBP
ORD Purchase 7,239 1.6030 GBP
ORD Purchase 9,599 1.6035 GBP
ORD Purchase 9,723 1.6045 GBP
ORD Purchase 9,825 1.6042 GBP
ORD Purchase 16,432 1.6010 GBP
ORD Purchase 36,571 1.6037 GBP
ORD Purchase 40,029 1.6000 GBP
ORD Purchase 47,706 1.5990 GBP
ORD Purchase 53,782 1.6040 GBP
ORD Purchase 76,851 1.6050 GBP
ORD Purchase 134,871 1.6002 GBP
ORD Purchase 143,902 1.6026 GBP
ORD Purchase 170,268 1.6027 GBP
ORD Purchase 217,292 1.6021 GBP
ORD Purchase 272,153 1.6018 GBP
ORD Purchase 608,704 1.5925 GBP
ORD Purchase 2,002,498 1.6009 GBP
ORD Purchase 2,392,955 1.5970 GBP
ORD Purchase 5,950,000 1.5973 GBP
ORD Sale 36 1.5995 GBP
ORD Sale 710 1.6014 GBP
ORD Sale 828 1.5930 GBP
ORD Sale 1,328 1.6045 GBP
ORD Sale 2,254 1.6010 GBP
ORD Sale 2,472 1.5895 GBP
ORD Sale 3,046 1.5949 GBP
ORD Sale 3,103 1.5920 GBP
ORD Sale 3,661 1.6055 GBP
ORD Sale 3,750 1.6015 GBP
ORD Sale 3,761 1.5940 GBP
ORD Sale 4,159 1.6020 GBP
ORD Sale 4,589 1.5900 GBP
ORD Sale 5,254 1.6035 GBP
ORD Sale 7,239 1.6030 GBP
ORD Sale 8,111 1.6031 GBP
ORD Sale 8,935 1.5975 GBP
ORD Sale 11,708 1.6040 GBP
ORD Sale 18,010 1.5971 GBP
ORD Sale 20,415 1.5990 GBP
ORD Sale 44,641 1.6000 GBP
ORD Sale 51,047 1.5969 GBP
ORD Sale 52,120 1.6007 GBP
ORD Sale 53,780 1.6003 GBP
ORD Sale 76,851 1.6050 GBP
ORD Sale 427,398 1.5925 GBP
ORD Sale 711,217 1.5963 GBP
ORD Sale 750,000 1.6019 GBP
ORD Sale 772,298 1.6018 GBP
ORD Sale 1,461,176 1.5973 GBP
ORD Sale 1,940,000 1.6039 GBP

(b) Cash-settled derivative transactions

Class of   Product   Nature of dealing   Number of   Price per
relevant description reference unit
security     securities  
ORD CFD Long 710 1.6014 GBP
ORD CFD Long 3,750 1.6015 GBP
ORD SWAP Long 14,100 1.6016 GBP
ORD CFD Long 34,047 1.5968 GBP
ORD CFD Long 79,428 1.5995 GBP
ORD SWAP Long 172,501 1.5999 GBP
ORD CFD Long 753,101 1.6018 GBP
ORD CFD Short 14,178 1.6009 GBP
ORD CFD Short 193,285 1.6030 GBP
ORD CFD Short 5,950,000 1.5973 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 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”

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”

None

(c) Attachments

Is a Supplemental Form 8 (Open Positions) attached?  

NO

Date of disclosure:

1 Sept 2016

Contact name:

Pinar Coktas

Telephone number:

020 7116 1165

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 monitoring@disclosure.org.uk. 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: RET
Sequence Number: 545861
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20160901T134445+0100

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC