FORM 8.3 - WM MORRISON SUPERMARKETS 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 interest and short
positions disclosed, if different from 1(a):
(c) Name of offeror/offeree in relation to whose WM MORRISON SUPERMARKETS PLC
relevant securities this form relates:
(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: 21 June 2021
(f) In addition to the company in 1(c) above, is the discloser making NO
disclosures in respect of any other party to the offer?

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: 10p ordinary

Interests

Short Positions

Number

(%)

Number

(%)

(1)

Relevant securities owned

 

 

 

 

and/or controlled:

17,861,691

0.74%

18,887,615

0.78%

 

 

 

 

(2)

Cash-settled derivatives:

 

 

 

 

15,958,708

0.66%

7,084,991

0.29%

 

 

 

 

(3)

Stock-settled derivatives (including options)

 

 

 

 

and agreements to purchase/sell:

0

0.00%

0

0.00%

 

 

 

 

(4)

 

 

 

 

TOTAL:

33,820,399

1.40%

25,972,606

1.08%

 

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

Class of relevant

Purchase/sale

Number of

Price per unit

security

 

securities

 

10p ordinary

Purchase

1

2.3500 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

33

2.3910 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

54

2.3860 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

113

2.3853 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

1,593

2.3710 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

1,833

2.3537 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

2,000

2.3530 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

2,364

2.3900 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

3,744

2.3820 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

5,354

2.3212 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

7,336

2.3625 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

9,515

2.3739 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

9,608

2.3838 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

14,126

2.3567 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

14,217

2.3584 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

15,440

2.3507 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

17,470

2.4020 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

19,414

2.3565 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

20,558

2.3649 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

21,400

2.2810 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

22,713

2.3611 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

26,973

2.3656 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

28,098

2.3614 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

28,883

2.3580 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

28,987

2.3735 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

29,853

2.3538 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

29,877

2.3490 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

33,937

2.3608 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

34,280

2.3497 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

41,316

2.3522 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

41,521

2.3834 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

48,421

2.3480 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

51,608

2.3639 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

58,519

2.3904 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

59,836

2.3511 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

73,626

2.4011 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

85,656

2.3372 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

100,000

2.2821 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

107,802

2.3699 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

108,664

2.3905 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

116,701

2.3686 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

161,556

2.3630 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

162,823

2.3722 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

168,140

2.3422 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

188,548

2.3917 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

190,743

2.3610 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

204,481

2.3510 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

228,380

2.3474 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

268,391

2.3467 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

271,987

2.3546 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

336,249

2.3529 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

362,613

2.3486 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

395,193

2.3475 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

453,770

2.3302 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

463,635

2.3506 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

482,428

2.3470 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

1,805,412

2.3560 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

1

2.3500 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

33

2.3910 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

312

2.3361 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

1,593

2.3710 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

2,000

2.3532 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

2,000

2.3530 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

2,535

2.3922 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

3,126

2.3837 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

3,744

2.3820 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

3,877

2.3482 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

4,655

2.3980 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

5,349

2.3580 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

6,123

2.3813 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

8,788

2.3296 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

9,114

2.3800 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

10,871

2.3896 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

14,318

2.3455 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

15,059

2.3753 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

15,185

2.3608 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

15,507

2.3302 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

16,010

2.3517 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

16,548

2.3610 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

17,286

2.3511 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

19,537

2.3470 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

19,793

2.3686 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

20,907

2.3409 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

20,942

2.3675 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

20,943

2.3653 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

21,400

2.2810 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

22,315

2.3936 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

24,984

2.4022 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

28,000

2.3600 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

29,108

2.3490 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

29,369

2.3523 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

29,716

2.3304 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

30,803

2.3743 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

43,759

2.3525 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

48,421

2.3480 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

59,487

2.4020 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

65,287

2.3491 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

154,242

2.3493 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

165,000

2.3193 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

165,269

2.3504 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

183,627

2.3513 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

233,212

2.3371 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

238,642

2.3681 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

248,183

2.3338 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

312,199

2.3712 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

323,429

2.3576 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

395,193

2.3475 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

436,419

2.3477 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

485,735

2.3575 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

606,059

2.3571 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

800,000

2.3310 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

1,000,000

2.3198 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

1,092,988

2.2912 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

1,200,000

2.3516 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

3,847,499

2.3821 GBP

ADR

Purchase

300

16.6100 USD

ADR

Sale

300

16.6100 USD

(b) Cash-settled derivative transactions

Class of Product Nature of dealing Number of Price per
relevant description

 

reference

unit

security

 

securities

 

10p ordinary SWAP

Long

312

2.3360 GBP

10p ordinary SWAP

Long

1,188

2.3391 GBP

10p ordinary SWAP

Long

1,218

2.3489 GBP

10p ordinary CFD

Long

2,000

2.3507 GBP

10p ordinary CFD

Long

3,877

2.3482 GBP

10p ordinary SWAP

Long

5,500

2.3627 GBP

10p ordinary CFD

Long

12,066

2.3824 GBP

10p ordinary CFD

Long

30,000

2.3547 GBP

10p ordinary CFD

Long

39,821

2.3808 GBP

10p ordinary CFD

Long

40,457

2.4019 GBP

10p ordinary CFD

Long

50,000

2.3574 GBP

10p ordinary CFD

Long

50,000

2.3979 GBP

10p ordinary SWAP

Long

156,769

2.3580 GBP

10p ordinary SWAP

Long

168,044

2.4012 GBP

10p ordinary SWAP

Long

790,846

2.3654 GBP

10p ordinary SWAP

Long

1,258,826

2.3707 GBP

10p ordinary SWAP

Long

2,871,331

2.3797 GBP

10p ordinary CFD

Short

1,500

2.3612 GBP

10p ordinary SWAP

Short

1,779

2.3551 GBP

10p ordinary CFD

Short

2,000

2.3492 GBP

10p ordinary SWAP

Short

5,354

2.3211 GBP

10p ordinary SWAP

Short

11,431

2.4020 GBP

10p ordinary SWAP

Short

18,422

2.3238 GBP

10p ordinary SWAP

Short

41,521

2.3834 GBP

10p ordinary CFD

Short

58,519

2.3904 GBP

10p ordinary SWAP

Short

85,656

2.3372 GBP

10p ordinary SWAP

Short

100,000

2.2821 GBP

10p ordinary SWAP

Short

107,513

2.3634 GBP

10p ordinary SWAP

Short

108,664

2.3905 GBP

10p ordinary SWAP

Short

120,320

2.2973 GBP

10p ordinary SWAP

Short

161,556

2.3630 GBP

10p ordinary SWAP

Short

188,548

2.3917 GBP

10p ordinary SWAP

Short

193,715

2.3554 GBP

10p ordinary SWAP

Short

362,551

2.3099 GBP

10p ordinary CFD

Short

363,960

2.3835 GBP

10p ordinary SWAP

Short

629,938

2.3556 GBP

10p ordinary SWAP

Short

1,098,724

2.3617 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: 22 Jun 2021
Contact name:

Large Holdings Regulatory Operations

Telephone number:

020 3134 7213

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.

*If the discloser is a natural person, a telephone number does not need to be included, provided contact information has been provided to the Panel’s Market Surveillance Unit.

The Code can be viewed on the Panel’s website at www.thetakeoverpanel.org.uk.

Category Code: RET
Sequence Number: 739970
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20210623T084718+0100

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC