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 September 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:

14,385,607

0.59%

11,855,372

0.49%

 

 

 

 

(2)

Cash-settled derivatives:

 

 

 

 

9,915,563

0.41%

4,557,375

0.19%

 

 

 

 

(3)

Stock-settled derivatives (including options)

 

 

 

 

and agreements to purchase/sell:

0

0.00%

0

0.00%

 

 

 

 

(4)

 

 

 

 

TOTAL:

24,301,170

1.00%

16,412,747

0.68%

 

 

 

 

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

179

2.9270 GBP
10p ordinary Purchase

432

2.9243 GBP
10p ordinary Purchase

511

2.9264 GBP
10p ordinary Purchase

1,734

2.9275 GBP
10p ordinary Purchase

2,416

2.9252 GBP
10p ordinary Purchase

2,962

2.9260 GBP
10p ordinary Purchase

5,676

2.9279 GBP
10p ordinary Purchase

6,663

2.9276 GBP
10p ordinary Purchase

9,392

2.9268 GBP
10p ordinary Purchase

10,104

2.9266 GBP
10p ordinary Purchase

11,862

2.9293 GBP
10p ordinary Purchase

12,026

2.9271 GBP
10p ordinary Purchase

12,630

2.9263 GBP
10p ordinary Purchase

18,325

2.9272 GBP
10p ordinary Purchase

25,365

2.9298 GBP
10p ordinary Purchase

32,903

2.9299 GBP
10p ordinary Purchase

43,327

2.9278 GBP
10p ordinary Purchase

82,401

2.9287 GBP
10p ordinary Purchase

90,532

2.9300 GBP
10p ordinary Purchase

544,376

2.9283 GBP
10p ordinary Sale

800

2.9280 GBP
10p ordinary Sale

920

2.9264 GBP
10p ordinary Sale

2,384

2.9285 GBP
10p ordinary Sale

3,100

2.9265 GBP
10p ordinary Sale

3,292

2.9275 GBP
10p ordinary Sale

5,350

2.9276 GBP
10p ordinary Sale

22,856

2.9245 GBP
10p ordinary Sale

77,408

2.9278 GBP
10p ordinary Sale

160,109

2.9300 GBP
10p ordinary Sale

800,379

2.9210 GBP
ADR Purchase

1,900

19.8300 USD
ADR Sale

1,900

19.8300 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

4,300

2.9267 GBP
10p ordinary CFD Long

5,350

2.9276 GBP
10p ordinary CFD Long

9,500

2.9267 GBP
10p ordinary SWAP Long

19,349

2.9297 GBP
10p ordinary SWAP Long

37,409

2.9264 GBP
10p ordinary CFD Long

55,090

2.9300 GBP
10p ordinary SWAP Long

63,396

2.9300 GBP
10p ordinary SWAP Long

800,379

2.9210 GBP
10p ordinary SWAP Short

432

2.9242 GBP
10p ordinary SWAP Short

2,416

2.9252 GBP
10p ordinary SWAP Short

2,962

2.9260 GBP
10p ordinary SWAP Short

8,289

2.9263 GBP
10p ordinary SWAP Short

9,392

2.9268 GBP
10p ordinary SWAP Short

43,327

2.9278 GBP
10p ordinary SWAP Short

88,045

2.9275 GBP
10p ordinary SWAP Short

130,330

2.9300 GBP
10p ordinary SWAP Short

145,601

2.9287 GBP
10p ordinary SWAP Short

204,179

2.9283 GBP
10p ordinary SWAP Short

230,850

2.9282 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 Sep 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: 746483
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20210922T110852+0100

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC

Contacts

BARCLAYS PLC