Source - RNS
RNS Number : 4628T
Equiniti Share Plan Trustees Ltd
12 October 2017
 

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:

Equiniti Share Plan Trustees Limited

(b) Owner or controller of interests and short positions disclosed, if different from 1(a):

     The naming of nominee or vehicle companies is insufficient.  For a trust, the trustee(s), settlor and beneficiaries must be named.

The Tesco PLC Share Incentive Plan

(c) Name of offeror/offeree in relation to whose relevant securities this form relates:

     Use a separate form for each offeror/offeree

Tesco PLC

(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:

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

11.10.2017

(f)  In addition to the company in 1(c) above, is the discloser making disclosures in respect of any other party to the offer?

     If it is a cash offer or possible cash offer, state "N/A"

NO

 

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:

 

Ordinary Shares of 5p each

 

 

Interests

Short positions


Number

%

Number

%

(1) Relevant securities owned and/or controlled:

103,615,772*

1.27%



(2) Cash-settled derivatives:

 





(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options) and agreements to purchase/sell:





 

     TOTAL:

103,615,772

1.27%



 

*The change in the holding of 27,989 shares since the last disclosure on 11.10.2017 date is due to the transfer out of a discretionary holding.

 

 

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 security

Purchase/sale

 

Number of securities

Price per unit

Ord 5p

Sales

 

163

£1.8690

Ord 5p

Sales

 

146

£1.8680

Ord 5p

Sales

 

1,012

£1.8680

Ord 5p

Sales

 

473

£1.8680

Ord 5p

Sales

 

62

£1.8680

Ord 5p

Sales

 

154

£1.8685

Ord 5p

Sales

 

109

£1.8660

Ord 5p

Sales

 

54

£1.8670

Ord 5p

Sales

 

45

£1.8665

Ord 5p

Sales

 

133

£1.8665

Ord 5p

Sales

 

210

£1.8670

Ord 5p

Sales

 

525

£1.8690

Ord 5p

Sales

 

227

£1.8690

Ord 5p

Sales

 

64

£1.8690

Ord 5p

Sales

 

129

£1.8690

Ord 5p

Sales

 

549

£1.8690

Ord 5p

Sales

 

168

£1.8710

Ord 5p

Sales

 

520

£1.8720

Ord 5p

Sales

 

156

£1.8720

Ord 5p

Sales

 

94

£1.8720

Ord 5p

Sales

 

1,416

£1.8730

Ord 5p

Sales

 

147

£1.8720

Ord 5p

Sales

 

220

£1.8720

Ord 5p

Sales

 

196

£1.8725

Ord 5p

Sales

 

149

£1.8730

Ord 5p

Sales

 

56

£1.8725

Ord 5p

Sales

 

142

£1.8730

Ord 5p

Sales

 

131

£1.8745

Ord 5p

Sales

 

453

£1.8705

Ord 5p

Sales

 

816

£1.8705

Ord 5p

Sales

 

132

£1.8715

Ord 5p

Sales

 

246

£1.8705

Ord 5p

Sales

 

379

£1.8695

Ord 5p

Sales

 

55

£1.8665

Ord 5p

Sales

 

95

£1.8665

Ord 5p

Sales

 

369

£1.8665

Ord 5p

Sales

 

151

£1.8685

Ord 5p

Sales

 

96

£1.8695

Ord 5p

Sales

 

146

£1.8705

Ord 5p

Sales

 

231

£1.8695

Ord 5p

Sales

 

200

£1.8720

Ord 5p

Sales

 

124

£1.8705

Ord 5p

Sales

 

96

£1.8690

Ord 5p

Sales

 

31

£1.8685

Ord 5p

Sales

 

101

£1.8690

Ord 5p

Sales

 

217

£1.8730

Ord 5p

Sales

 

171

£1.8730

Ord 5p

Sales

 

184

£1.8740

Ord 5p

Sales

 

126

£1.8760

Ord 5p

Sales

 

29

£1.8765

Ord 5p

Sales

 

186

£1.8755

Ord 5p

Sales

 

416

£1.8760

Ord 5p

Sales

 

2,398

£1.8735

Ord 5p

Sales

 

186

£1.8735

Ord 5p

Sales

 

56

£1.8755

Ord 5p

Sales

 

48

£1.8770

Ord 5p

Sales

 

354

£1.8765

Ord 5p

Sales

 

225

£1.8790

Ord 5p

Sales

 

59

£1.8795

Ord 5p

Sales

 

37

£1.8790

Ord 5p

Sales

 

802

£1.8780

Ord 5p

Sales

 

294

£1.8785

Ord 5p

Sales

 

151

£1.8785

Ord 5p

Sales

 

309

£1.8785

Ord 5p

Sales

 

90

£1.8785

Ord 5p

Sales

 

2,750

£1.8795

Ord 5p

Sales

 

160

£1.8795

Ord 5p

Sales

 

78

£1.8750

Ord 5p

Sales

 

35

£1.8770

Ord 5p

Sales

 

107

£1.8785

Ord 5p

Sales

 

3,302

£1.8770

Ord 5p

Sales

 

240

£1.8795

Ord 5p

Sales

 

183

£1.8800

Ord 5p

Sales

 

1,360

£1.8790

Ord 5p

Sales

 

194

£1.8800

Ord 5p

Sales

 

81

£1.8800

Ord 5p

Sales

 

178

£1.8800

Ord 5p

Sales

 

152

£1.8800

Ord 5p

Sales

 

103

£1.8800

Ord 5p

Sales

 

358

£1.8800

Ord 5p

Sales

 

41

£1.8795

Ord 5p

Sales

 

173

£1.8810

Ord 5p

Sales

 

215

£1.8810

Ord 5p

Sales

 

116

£1.8790

Ord 5p

Sales

 

85

£1.8790

Ord 5p

Sales

 

636

£1.8790

Ord 5p

Sales

 

223

£1.8795

Ord 5p

Sales

 

130

£1.8790

Ord 5p

Sales

 

288

£1.8790

Ord 5p

Sales

 

152

£1.8780

Ord 5p

Sales

 

55

£1.8795

Ord 5p

Sales

 

279

£1.8770

Ord 5p

Sales

 

151

£1.8765

Ord 5p

Sales

 

71

£1.8800

Ord 5p

Sales

 

179

£1.8785

Ord 5p

Sales

 

209

£1.8785

Ord 5p

Sales

 

48

£1.8780

Ord 5p

Sales

 

79

£1.8770

Ord 5p

Sales

 

216

£1.8775

Ord 5p

Sales

 

121

£1.8790

Ord 5p

Sales

 

1,525

£1.8795

Ord 5p

Sales

 

371

£1.8790

Ord 5p

Sales

 

219

£1.8780

Ord 5p

Sales

 

382

£1.8785

Ord 5p

Sales

 

94

£1.8765

Ord 5p

Sales

 

40

£1.8770

Ord 5p

Sales

 

218

£1.8770

Ord 5p

Sales

 

1,089

£1.8765

Ord 5p

Sales

 

119

£1.8795

Ord 5p

Sales

 

137

£1.8795

Ord 5p

Sales

 

191

£1.8790

Ord 5p

Sales

 

247

£1.8805

Ord 5p

Sales

 

70

£1.8825

Ord 5p

Sales

 

79

£1.8825

Ord 5p

Sales

 

78

£1.8825

Ord 5p

Sales

 

281

£1.8835

Ord 5p

Sales

 

283

£1.8850

Ord 5p

Sales

 

171

£1.8850

Ord 5p

Sales

 

112

£1.8850

Ord 5p

Sales

 

340

£1.8845

Ord 5p

Sales

 

36

£1.8850

Ord 5p

Sales

 

244

£1.8845

Ord 5p

Sales

 

144

£1.8845

Ord 5p

Sales

 

79

£1.8825

Ord 5p

Sales

 

68

£1.8830

Ord 5p

Sales

 

168

£1.8845

Ord 5p

Sales

 

135

£1.8855

Ord 5p

Sales

 

172

£1.8870

Ord 5p

Sales

 

133

£1.8850

Ord 5p

Sales

 

75

£1.8850

Ord 5p

Sales

 

202

£1.8850

Ord 5p

Sales

 

211

£1.8855

Ord 5p

Sales

 

140

£1.8860

Ord 5p

Sales

 

157

£1.8870

Ord 5p

Sales

 

189

£1.8835

Ord 5p

Sales

 

189

£1.8845

Ord 5p

Sales

 

230

£1.8855

Ord 5p

Sales

 

72

£1.8855

Ord 5p

Sales

 

113

£1.8845

Ord 5p

Sales

 

290

£1.8835

Ord 5p

Sales

 

228

£1.8825

Ord 5p

Sales

 

75

£1.8830

Ord 5p

Sales

 

200

£1.8820

Ord 5p

Sales

 

147

£1.8775

Ord 5p

Sales

 

128

£1.8770

Ord 5p

Sales

 

383

£1.8775

Ord 5p

Sales

 

145

£1.8775

Ord 5p

Sales

 

136

£1.8775

Ord 5p

Sales

 

267

£1.8765

Ord 5p

Sales

 

19

£1.8770

Ord 5p

Sales

 

135

£1.8795

Ord 5p

Sales

 

27

£1.8795

Ord 5p

Sales

 

60

£1.8770

Ord 5p

Sales

 

139

£1.8780

Ord 5p

Sales

 

94

£1.8770

Ord 5p

Sales

 

47

£1.8740

Ord 5p

Sales

 

106

£1.8720

Ord 5p

Sales

 

100

£1.8695

Ord 5p

Sales

 

169

£1.8665

Ord 5p

Sales

 

206

£1.8665

Ord 5p

Sales

 

372

£1.8660

Ord 5p

Sales

 

350

£1.8680

Ord 5p

Sales

 

63

£1.8675

Ord 5p

Sales

 

404

£1.8680

Ord 5p

Sales

 

600

£1.8645

Ord 5p

Sales

 

121

£1.8645

Ord 5p

Sales

 

516

£1.8645

Ord 5p

Sales

 

175

£1.8650

Ord 5p

Sales

 

342

£1.8645

Ord 5p

Sales

 

88

£1.8645

Ord 5p

Sales

 

49

£1.8645

Ord 5p

Sales

 

120

£1.8665

Ord 5p

Sales

 

65

£1.8665

Ord 5p

Sales

 

94

£1.8650

Ord 5p

Sales

 

385

£1.8660

Ord 5p

Sales

 

600

£1.8675

Ord 5p

Sales

 

267

£1.8645

Ord 5p

Sales

 

322

£1.8645

Ord 5p

Sales

 

172

£1.8650

Ord 5p

Sales

 

136

£1.8670

Ord 5p

Sales

 

130

£1.8650

Ord 5p

Sales

 

174

£1.8655

Ord 5p

Sales

 

701

£1.8665

Ord 5p

Sales

 

192

£1.8665

Ord 5p

Sales

 

395

£1.8670

Ord 5p

Sales

 

87

£1.8675

Ord 5p

Sales

 

29

£1.8685

Ord 5p

Sales

 

40

£1.8690

Ord 5p

Sales

 

2,154

£1.8690

Ord 5p

Sales

 

64

£1.8690

Ord 5p

Sales

 

108

£1.8705

Ord 5p

Sales

 

108

£1.8675

Ord 5p

Sales

 

114

£1.8675

Ord 5p

Sales

 

168

£1.8660

Ord 5p

Sales

 

355

£1.8645

Ord 5p

Sales

 

93

£1.8650

Ord 5p

Sales

 

329

£1.8650

Ord 5p

Sales

 

152

£1.8655

Ord 5p

Sales

 

382

£1.8645

Ord 5p

Sales

 

877

£1.8660

Ord 5p

Sales

 

198

£1.8660

Ord 5p

Sales

 

172

£1.8655

Ord 5p

Sales

 

57

£1.8645

Ord 5p

Sales

 

55

£1.8645

Ord 5p

Sales

 

221

£1.8650

Ord 5p

Sales

 

102

£1.8645

Ord 5p

Sales

 

170

£1.8665

Ord 5p

Sales

 

98

£1.8650

Ord 5p

Sales

 

66

£1.8660

Ord 5p

Sales

 

495

£1.8655

Ord 5p

Sales

 

134

£1.8660

Ord 5p

Sales

 

118

£1.8655

Ord 5p

Sales

 

285

£1.8685

Ord 5p

Sales

 

126

£1.8695

Ord 5p

Sales

 

444

£1.8655

Ord 5p

Sales

 

48

£1.8655

Ord 5p

Sales

 

121

£1.8660

Ord 5p

Sales

 

163

£1.8655

Ord 5p

Sales

 

137

£1.8665

Ord 5p

Sales

 

627

£1.8660

Ord 5p

Sales

 

180

£1.8680

Ord 5p

Sales

 

788

£1.8720

Ord 5p

Sales

 

54,252

£1.8825

 

(b)        Cash-settled derivative transactions

 

Class of relevant security

Product description

e.g. CFD

Nature of dealing

e.g. opening/closing a long/short position, increasing/reducing a long/short position

Number of reference securities

Price per unit


 

 




 

(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:

12.10.2017

Contact name:

Wendy Butcher

Telephone number:

01903 833375

 

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.


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