Source - BUS

Form 8.5 - TESCO PLC

BARCLAYS PLC

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 relevant securities this form relates:

Use a separate form for each offeror/offeree

 

TESCO PLC

(c) Name of the party to the offer with which exempt principal trader is connected:  

TESCO PLC

(d) Date position held/dealing undertaken:

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

 

12 June 2017

(e) In addition to the company in 1(b) above, is the exempt principal trader 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 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       0    
Interests   Short Positions  
    Number (%) Number (%)
(1) Relevant securities owned
and/or controlled: 43,539,439 0.53% 44,347,498 0.54%
           
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:
35,052,889 0.43% 26,531,301 0.32%
           
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options)
and agreements to purchase/sell: 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
(4)
TOTAL: 78,592,328 0.96% 70,878,799 0.87%

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 2,772,650 1.8460 GBP 1.8067 GBP
5p ordinary Sale 5,930,173 1.8495 GBP 1.8067 GBP
ADR Purchase 8,597 7.0151 USD 7.0151 USD
ADR Sale 8,597 7.0151 USD 7.0151 USD
 
(b) Cash-settled derivative transactions      
Class of Product Nature of dealing Number of Price per
relevant description reference unit
security     securities  
5p ordinary SWAP Long 918 1.8495 GBP
5p ordinary CFD Long 1,086 1.8123 GBP
5p ordinary SWAP Long 4,202 1.8215 GBP
5p ordinary SWAP Long 6,452 1.8229 GBP
5p ordinary SWAP Long 10,803 1.8324 GBP
5p ordinary SWAP Long 15,610 1.8376 GBP
5p ordinary CFD Long 15,642 1.8113 GBP
5p ordinary SWAP Long 15,642 1.8113 GBP
5p ordinary SWAP Long 18,510 1.8343 GBP
5p ordinary SWAP Long 19,965 1.8235 GBP
5p ordinary SWAP Long 20,005 1.8286 GBP
5p ordinary SWAP Long 24,509 1.8287 GBP
5p ordinary CFD Long 30,619 1.8404 GBP
5p ordinary SWAP Long 87,133 1.8276 GBP
5p ordinary SWAP Long 145,106 1.8212 GBP
5p ordinary CFD Long 150,210 1.8345 GBP
5p ordinary SWAP Long 150,210 1.8345 GBP
5p ordinary SWAP Long 165,603 1.8350 GBP
5p ordinary SWAP Long 186,975 1.8289 GBP
5p ordinary SWAP Long 262,999 1.8372 GBP
5p ordinary CFD Long 359,693 1.8115 GBP
5p ordinary SWAP Long 652,313 1.8198 GBP
5p ordinary SWAP Long 697,357 1.8299 GBP
5p ordinary SWAP Short 3,214 1.8399 GBP
5p ordinary CFD Short 3,673 1.8346 GBP
5p ordinary CFD Short 4,968 1.8496 GBP
5p ordinary CFD Short 7,149 1.8254 GBP
5p ordinary CFD Short 11,082 1.8454 GBP
5p ordinary CFD Short 13,326 1.8367 GBP
5p ordinary SWAP Short 16,175 1.8381 GBP
5p ordinary SWAP Short 16,850 1.8431 GBP
5p ordinary CFD Short 24,572 1.8344 GBP
5p ordinary SWAP Short 29,004 1.8392 GBP
5p ordinary CFD Short 30,619 1.8207 GBP
5p ordinary SWAP Short 106,054 1.8375 GBP
5p ordinary SWAP Short 129,978 1.8345 GBP
5p ordinary CFD Short 287,393 1.8397 GBP
5p ordinary SWAP Short 510,140 1.8440 GBP
5p ordinary CFD Short 1,020,278 1.8415 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?  

NO

Date of disclosure:  

13 June 2017

Contact name:

Jay Supaya

Telephone number:

0207 773 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.