Form 8.3 - WM Morrison Supermarkets plc

LONDON--()-- 

FORM 8.3 - Amendment to Purchase & Sales

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:

14,323,245

0.59%

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%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

TOTAL:

30,281,953

1.26%

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

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

SWAP Long

3,700,000

2.3433 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

161,554

2.3622 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? YES
Date of disclosure:

23 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.

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 PLC.
are being disclosed:
Name of offeror/offeree in relation to whose WM MORRISON SUPERMARKETS 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

 

10p ordinary

Call Options Purchased

291,758

1.9224

European 19 Aug 2021

10p ordinary

Call Options Purchased

492,529

1.8728

European 8 Sep 2021

10p ordinary

Call Options Purchased

591,982

1.9075

European 25 Aug 2021

10p ordinary

Call Options Purchased

591,982

1.9044

European 1 Sep 2021

10p ordinary

Call Options Purchased

639,341

1.9121

European 11 Aug 2021

10p ordinary

Call Options Purchased

878,792

1.8790

European 14 Sep 2021

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.

Category Code: RET
Sequence Number: 739857
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20210623T131208+0100

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC