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: 29 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: 58,441,387 0.71% 40,912,911 0.50%
           
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:
27,738,612 0.34% 43,122,483 0.53%
           
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options)
and agreements to purchase/sell: 1,000,000 0.01% 1,000,000 0.01%
           
 
TOTAL: 87,179,999 1.06% 85,035,394 1.04%

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 5,630,417 1.8760 GBP 1.8475 GBP
5p ordinary Sale 4,264,836 1.8760 GBP 1.8475 GBP
ADR Purchase 9,819 7.5745 USD 7.5502 USD
ADR Sale 9,819 7.5745 USD 7.5502 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 1,835 1.8629 GBP
5p ordinary CFD Long 2,353 1.8599 GBP
5p ordinary SWAP Long 5,114 1.8639 GBP
5p ordinary CFD Long 5,156 1.8630 GBP
5p ordinary CFD Long 5,242 1.8635 GBP
5p ordinary CFD Long 6,845 1.8626 GBP
5p ordinary CFD Long 9,900 1.8658 GBP
5p ordinary SWAP Long 10,400 1.8713 GBP
5p ordinary CFD Long 10,695 1.8724 GBP
5p ordinary CFD Long 12,325 1.8660 GBP
5p ordinary CFD Long 12,708 1.8653 GBP
5p ordinary SWAP Long 13,900 1.8701 GBP
5p ordinary SWAP Long 13,900 1.8728 GBP
5p ordinary CFD Long 15,251 1.8649 GBP
5p ordinary CFD Long 21,151 1.8665 GBP
5p ordinary CFD Long 21,177 1.8636 GBP
5p ordinary CFD Long 37,857 1.8669 GBP
5p ordinary CFD Long 55,841 1.8666 GBP
5p ordinary SWAP Long 55,841 1.8666 GBP
5p ordinary CFD Long 62,234 1.8654 GBP
5p ordinary CFD Long 63,161 1.8670 GBP
5p ordinary CFD Long 70,558 1.8678 GBP
5p ordinary SWAP Long 73,011 1.8637 GBP
5p ordinary CFD Long 108,941 1.8712 GBP
5p ordinary SWAP Long 108,941 1.8712 GBP
5p ordinary SWAP Long 124,147 1.8715 GBP
5p ordinary CFD Long 150,000 1.8679 GBP
5p ordinary CFD Long 151,827 1.8623 GBP
5p ordinary SWAP Long 171,147 1.8686 GBP
5p ordinary CFD Long 289,305 1.8723 GBP
5p ordinary SWAP Long 388,992 1.8671 GBP
5p ordinary CFD Long 392,792 1.8628 GBP
5p ordinary CFD Short 414 1.8575 GBP
5p ordinary CFD Short 1,578 1.8570 GBP
5p ordinary SWAP Short 1,578 1.8570 GBP
5p ordinary CFD Short 1,637 1.8686 GBP
5p ordinary CFD Short 1,824 1.8606 GBP
5p ordinary SWAP Short 2,317 1.8669 GBP
5p ordinary CFD Short 2,367 1.8656 GBP
5p ordinary CFD Short 2,950 1.8640 GBP
5p ordinary SWAP Short 4,063 1.8676 GBP
5p ordinary SWAP Short 4,521 1.8681 GBP
5p ordinary SWAP Short 7,437 1.8623 GBP
5p ordinary SWAP Short 7,842 1.8684 GBP
5p ordinary CFD Short 8,162 1.8507 GBP
5p ordinary SWAP Short 11,405 1.8635 GBP
5p ordinary SWAP Short 15,359 1.8690 GBP
5p ordinary CFD Short 17,216 1.8636 GBP
5p ordinary SWAP Short 18,370 1.8683 GBP
5p ordinary SWAP Short 19,313 1.8633 GBP
5p ordinary CFD Short 20,679 1.8638 GBP
5p ordinary CFD Short 22,955 1.8590 GBP
5p ordinary CFD Short 23,741 1.8641 GBP
5p ordinary SWAP Short 23,741 1.8641 GBP
5p ordinary CFD Short 25,581 1.8535 GBP
5p ordinary SWAP Short 26,603 1.8675 GBP
5p ordinary CFD Short 27,583 1.8569 GBP
5p ordinary CFD Short 34,347 1.8631 GBP
5p ordinary SWAP Short 37,658 1.8687 GBP
5p ordinary SWAP Short 51,540 1.8671 GBP
5p ordinary SWAP Short 52,285 1.8689 GBP
5p ordinary SWAP Short 58,076 1.8658 GBP
5p ordinary SWAP Short 76,897 1.8644 GBP
5p ordinary CFD Short 99,986 1.8634 GBP
5p ordinary SWAP Short 101,420 1.8659 GBP
5p ordinary SWAP Short 158,989 1.8627 GBP
5p ordinary SWAP Short 167,306 1.8668 GBP
5p ordinary CFD Short 175,000 1.8584 GBP
5p ordinary CFD Short 200,764 1.8655 GBP
5p ordinary SWAP Short 204,469 1.8632 GBP
5p ordinary SWAP Short 223,344 1.8742 GBP
5p ordinary CFD Short 300,456 1.8661 GBP
5p ordinary SWAP Short 402,431 1.8664 GBP
5p ordinary SWAP Short 487,356 1.8619 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: 2 Oct 2017
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.

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.

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 PLC
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: 633180
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20171002T104609+0100

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC