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RNS Number : 5887T
Equiniti Share Plan Trustees Ltd
13 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

12.10.2017

(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:

103,515,071

1.26%



(2) Cash-settled derivatives:

 





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





 

     TOTAL:

103,515,071

1.26%



 

 

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

 

80

£1.8560

Ord 5p

Sales

 

118

£1.8565

Ord 5p

Sales

 

324

£1.8570

Ord 5p

Sales

 

1,980

£1.8585

Ord 5p

Sales

 

69

£1.8585

Ord 5p

Sales

 

77

£1.8565

Ord 5p

Sales

 

213

£1.8570

Ord 5p

Sales

 

36

£1.8580

Ord 5p

Sales

 

64

£1.8580

Ord 5p

Sales

 

241

£1.8585

Ord 5p

Sales

 

110

£1.8580

Ord 5p

Sales

 

269

£1.8585

Ord 5p

Sales

 

126

£1.8585

Ord 5p

Sales

 

157

£1.8590

Ord 5p

Sales

 

334

£1.8590

Ord 5p

Sales

 

128

£1.8580

Ord 5p

Sales

 

64

£1.8590

Ord 5p

Sales

 

1,425

£1.8590

Ord 5p

Sales

 

147

£1.8595

Ord 5p

Sales

 

92

£1.8570

Ord 5p

Sales

 

800

£1.8570

Ord 5p

Sales

 

247

£1.8565

Ord 5p

Sales

 

53

£1.8565

Ord 5p

Sales

 

100

£1.8560

Ord 5p

Sales

 

2,130

£1.8570

Ord 5p

Sales

 

575

£1.8560

Ord 5p

Sales

 

128

£1.8565

Ord 5p

Sales

 

428

£1.8565

Ord 5p

Sales

 

164

£1.8575

Ord 5p

Sales

 

106

£1.8565

Ord 5p

Sales

 

563

£1.8570

Ord 5p

Sales

 

119

£1.8560

Ord 5p

Sales

 

367

£1.8565

Ord 5p

Sales

 

57

£1.8560

Ord 5p

Sales

 

155

£1.8555

Ord 5p

Sales

 

140

£1.8565

Ord 5p

Sales

 

67

£1.8565

Ord 5p

Sales

 

493

£1.8570

Ord 5p

Sales

 

421

£1.8565

Ord 5p

Sales

 

91

£1.8550

Ord 5p

Sales

 

253

£1.8550

Ord 5p

Sales

 

315

£1.8565

Ord 5p

Sales

 

589

£1.8555

Ord 5p

Sales

 

86

£1.8560

Ord 5p

Sales

 

237

£1.8560

Ord 5p

Sales

 

92

£1.8565

Ord 5p

Sales

 

515

£1.8565

Ord 5p

Sales

 

42

£1.8565

Ord 5p

Sales

 

108

£1.8570

Ord 5p

Sales

 

55

£1.8560

Ord 5p

Sales

 

210

£1.8560

Ord 5p

Sales

 

185

£1.8560

Ord 5p

Sales

 

80

£1.8565

Ord 5p

Sales

 

143

£1.8560

Ord 5p

Sales

 

133

£1.8555

Ord 5p

Sales

 

93

£1.8560

Ord 5p

Sales

 

66

£1.8570

Ord 5p

Sales

 

132

£1.8570

Ord 5p

Sales

 

186

£1.8565

Ord 5p

Sales

 

494

£1.8560

Ord 5p

Sales

 

401

£1.8585

Ord 5p

Sales

 

336

£1.8590

Ord 5p

Sales

 

677

£1.8585

Ord 5p

Sales

 

22

£1.8595

Ord 5p

Sales

 

595

£1.8620

Ord 5p

Sales

 

181

£1.8620

Ord 5p

Sales

 

139

£1.8615

Ord 5p

Sales

 

106

£1.8620

Ord 5p

Sales

 

50

£1.8625

Ord 5p

Sales

 

154

£1.8620

Ord 5p

Sales

 

256

£1.8630

Ord 5p

Sales

 

118

£1.8630

Ord 5p

Sales

 

327

£1.8630

Ord 5p

Sales

 

1,190

£1.8625

Ord 5p

Sales

 

742

£1.8630

Ord 5p

Sales

 

297

£1.8630

Ord 5p

Sales

 

81

£1.8630

Ord 5p

Sales

 

106

£1.8630

Ord 5p

Sales

 

363

£1.8625

Ord 5p

Sales

 

39

£1.8645

Ord 5p

Sales

 

162

£1.8645

Ord 5p

Sales

 

150

£1.8640

Ord 5p

Sales

 

131

£1.8635

Ord 5p

Sales

 

366

£1.8635

Ord 5p

Sales

 

293

£1.8640

Ord 5p

Sales

 

36

£1.8645

Ord 5p

Sales

 

67

£1.8645

Ord 5p

Sales

 

97

£1.8640

Ord 5p

Sales

 

363

£1.8640

Ord 5p

Sales

 

261

£1.8640

Ord 5p

Sales

 

131

£1.8640

Ord 5p

Sales

 

103

£1.8630

Ord 5p

Sales

 

359

£1.8625

Ord 5p

Sales

 

102

£1.8630

Ord 5p

Sales

 

177

£1.8625

Ord 5p

Sales

 

136

£1.8640

Ord 5p

Sales

 

226

£1.8640

Ord 5p

Sales

 

279

£1.8625

Ord 5p

Sales

 

161

£1.8640

Ord 5p

Sales

 

840

£1.8620

Ord 5p

Sales

 

55

£1.8615

Ord 5p

Sales

 

200

£1.8635

Ord 5p

Sales

 

238

£1.8600

Ord 5p

Sales

 

185

£1.8600

Ord 5p

Sales

 

37

£1.8605

Ord 5p

Sales

 

138

£1.8600

Ord 5p

Sales

 

764

£1.8600

Ord 5p

Sales

 

76

£1.8615

Ord 5p

Sales

 

82

£1.8600

Ord 5p

Sales

 

147

£1.8605

Ord 5p

Sales

 

78

£1.8600

Ord 5p

Sales

 

37

£1.8595

Ord 5p

Sales

 

135

£1.8600

Ord 5p

Sales

 

226

£1.8600

Ord 5p

Sales

 

160

£1.8595

Ord 5p

Sales

 

461

£1.8595

Ord 5p

Sales

 

176

£1.8595

Ord 5p

Sales

 

165

£1.8595

Ord 5p

Sales

 

260

£1.8590

Ord 5p

Sales

 

97

£1.8595

Ord 5p

Sales

 

251

£1.8595

Ord 5p

Sales

 

301

£1.8585

Ord 5p

Sales

 

168

£1.8585

Ord 5p

Sales

 

88

£1.8580

Ord 5p

Sales

 

211

£1.8590

Ord 5p

Sales

 

62

£1.8590

Ord 5p

Sales

 

78

£1.8580

Ord 5p

Sales

 

603

£1.8590

Ord 5p

Sales

 

268

£1.8585

Ord 5p

Sales

 

199

£1.8605

Ord 5p

Sales

 

88

£1.8610

Ord 5p

Sales

 

146

£1.8595

Ord 5p

Sales

 

334

£1.8590

Ord 5p

Sales

 

269

£1.8595

Ord 5p

Sales

 

913

£1.8605

Ord 5p

Sales

 

166

£1.8625

Ord 5p

Sales

 

300

£1.8625

Ord 5p

Sales

 

182

£1.8625

Ord 5p

Sales

 

234

£1.8630

Ord 5p

Sales

 

91

£1.8645

Ord 5p

Sales

 

271

£1.8645

Ord 5p

Sales

 

210

£1.8660

Ord 5p

Sales

 

250

£1.8610

Ord 5p

Sales

 

267

£1.8610

Ord 5p

Sales

 

726

£1.8610

Ord 5p

Sales

 

272

£1.8600

Ord 5p

Sales

 

322

£1.8600

Ord 5p

Sales

 

81

£1.8595

Ord 5p

Sales

 

159

£1.8600

Ord 5p

Sales

 

141

£1.8605

Ord 5p

Sales

 

819

£1.8620

Ord 5p

Sales

 

57

£1.8600

Ord 5p

Sales

 

110

£1.8590

Ord 5p

Sales

 

107

£1.8575

Ord 5p

Sales

 

272

£1.8580

Ord 5p

Sales

 

81

£1.8590

Ord 5p

Sales

 

340

£1.8590

Ord 5p

Sales

 

220

£1.8550

Ord 5p

Sales

 

161

£1.8570

Ord 5p

Sales

 

1,060

£1.8540

Ord 5p

Sales

 

93

£1.8565

Ord 5p

Sales

 

168

£1.8555

Ord 5p

Sales

 

354

£1.8565

Ord 5p

Sales

 

154

£1.8560

Ord 5p

Sales

 

42

£1.8560

Ord 5p

Sales

 

215

£1.8555

Ord 5p

Sales

 

406

£1.8555

Ord 5p

Sales

 

87

£1.8575

Ord 5p

Sales

 

56,695

£1.8565

 

(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:

13.10.2017

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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