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Man Group PLC : Form 8.3 - Morrison (Wm) Supermarkets PLC

·11-min read

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:

Man Group PLC

(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.

(c) Name of offeror/offeree in relation to whose relevant securities this form relates:
Use a separate form for each offeror/offeree

Morrison (WM) Supermarkets 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

22/06/2021

(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

YES / NO / N/A
If YES, specify which: Please fill in manually

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:

29,539,871

1.22584

-

0

(2) Cash-settled derivatives:

721,016

0.02992

- 3,005,400

-0.12472

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

-

0

-

0



TOTAL:

30,260,887

1.25576

- 3,005,400

-0.12472

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

(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

10p ordinary

Equity Swaps

Reducing a long position

16,051

2.38

10p ordinary

Equity Swaps

Reducing a long position

235,720

2.38

10p ordinary

Equity Swaps

Reducing a long position

232

2.38

10p ordinary

Equity Swaps

Reducing a long position

12,145

2.38

10p ordinary

Equity Swaps

Reducing a long position

14,633

2.38

10p ordinary

Equity Swaps

Reducing a long position

228

2.38

10p ordinary

Equity Swaps

Reducing a long position

2,147

2.38

10p ordinary

Equity Swaps

Reducing a long position

1,001

2.38

10p ordinary

Equity Swaps

Reducing a short position

90,701

2.37

10p ordinary

Equity Swaps

Reducing a short position

9,260

2.37

10p ordinary

Equity Swaps

Reducing a short position

461,113

2.38

10p ordinary

Equity Swaps

Reducing a short position

297,851

2.37

10p ordinary

Equity Swaps

Reducing a short position

293,868

2.37

10p ordinary

Equity Swaps

Reducing a short position

1,152,758

2.37

10p ordinary

Equity Swaps

Reducing a short position

64,713

2.37

10p ordinary

Equity Swaps

Reducing a short position

6,607

2.37

10p ordinary

Equity Swaps

Reducing a short position

328,995

2.38

10p ordinary

Equity Swaps

Reducing a short position

212,510

2.37

10p ordinary

Equity Swaps

Reducing a short position

209,670

2.37

10p ordinary

Equity Swaps

Reducing a short position

822,469

2.37

10p ordinary

Equity Swaps

Increasing a short position

20,400

2.38

10p ordinary

Equity Swaps

Increasing a short position

47,700

2.38

10p ordinary

Equity Swaps

Reducing a short position

2,360

2.37

10p ordinary

Equity Swaps

Reducing a short position

240

2.37

10p ordinary

Equity Swaps

Reducing a short position

12,003

2.38

10p ordinary

Equity Swaps

Reducing a short position

7,753

2.37

10p ordinary

Equity Swaps

Reducing a short position

7,649

2.37

10p ordinary

Equity Swaps

Reducing a short position

30,010

2.37

10p ordinary

Equity Swaps

Reducing a short position

1,837

2.37

10p ordinary

Equity Swaps

Reducing a short position

187

2.37

10p ordinary

Equity Swaps

Reducing a short position

9,343

2.38

10p ordinary

Equity Swaps

Reducing a short position

6,035

2.37

10p ordinary

Equity Swaps

Reducing a short position

5,954

2.37

10p ordinary

Equity Swaps

Reducing a short position

23,360

2.37

10p ordinary

Equity Swaps

Reducing a short position

1,027

2.37

10p ordinary

Equity Swaps

Reducing a short position

104

2.37

10p ordinary

Equity Swaps

Reducing a short position

5,226

2.38

10p ordinary

Equity Swaps

Reducing a short position

3,375

2.37

10p ordinary

Equity Swaps

Reducing a short position

3,331

2.37

10p ordinary

Equity Swaps

Reducing a short position

13,067

2.37

10p ordinary

Equity Swaps

Reducing a short position

1,072

2.37

10p ordinary

Equity Swaps

Reducing a short position

109

2.37

10p ordinary

Equity Swaps

Reducing a short position

5,452

2.38

10p ordinary

Equity Swaps

Reducing a short position

3,522

2.37

10p ordinary

Equity Swaps

Reducing a short position

3,475

2.37

10p ordinary

Equity Swaps

Reducing a short position

13,633

2.37

10p ordinary

Equity Swaps

Reducing a short position

772

2.37

10p ordinary

Equity Swaps

Reducing a short position

78

2.37

10p ordinary

Equity Swaps

Reducing a short position

3,925

2.38

10p ordinary

Equity Swaps

Reducing a short position

2,535

2.37

10p ordinary

Equity Swaps

Reducing a short position

2,501

2.37

10p ordinary

Equity Swaps

Reducing a short position

9,814

2.37

10p ordinary

Equity Swaps

Reducing a short position

600

2.37

10p ordinary

Equity Swaps

Reducing a short position

61

2.37

10p ordinary

Equity Swaps

Reducing a short position

3,055

2.38

10p ordinary

Equity Swaps

Reducing a short position

1,973

2.37

10p ordinary

Equity Swaps

Reducing a short position

1,947

2.37

10p ordinary

Equity Swaps

Reducing a short position

7,640

2.37

10p ordinary

Equity Swaps

Reducing a short position

1,003

2.37

10p ordinary

Equity Swaps

Reducing a short position

102

2.37

10p ordinary

Equity Swaps

Reducing a short position

5,101

2.38

10p ordinary

Equity Swaps

Reducing a short position

3,295

2.37

10p ordinary

Equity Swaps

Reducing a short position

3,251

2.37

10p ordinary

Equity Swaps

Reducing a short position

12,753

2.37

10p ordinary

Equity Swaps

Reducing a short position

781

2.37

10p ordinary

Equity Swaps

Reducing a short position

79

2.37

10p ordinary

Equity Swaps

Reducing a short position

3,971

2.38

10p ordinary

Equity Swaps

Reducing a short position

2,565

2.37

10p ordinary

Equity Swaps

Reducing a short position

2,531

2.37

10p ordinary

Equity Swaps

Reducing a short position

9,932

2.37

10p ordinary

Equity Swaps

Reducing a short position

730

2.37

10p ordinary

Equity Swaps

Reducing a short position

74

2.37

10p ordinary

Equity Swaps

Reducing a short position

3,714

2.38

10p ordinary

Equity Swaps

Reducing a short position

2,399

2.37

10p ordinary

Equity Swaps

Reducing a short position

2,367

2.37

10p ordinary

Equity Swaps

Reducing a short position

9,289

2.37

10p ordinary

Equity Swaps

Reducing a short position

568

2.37

10p ordinary

Equity Swaps

Reducing a short position

58

2.37

10p ordinary

Equity Swaps

Reducing a short position

2,891

2.38

10p ordinary

Equity Swaps

Reducing a short position

1,867

2.37

10p ordinary

Equity Swaps

Reducing a short position

1,842

2.37

10p ordinary

Equity Swaps

Reducing a short position

7,230

2.37

10p ordinary

Equity Swaps

Reducing a short position

98,600

2.38

10p ordinary

Equity Swaps

Reducing a short position

8,200

2.38

10p ordinary

Equity Swaps

Reducing a short position

7,855

2.37

10p ordinary

Equity Swaps

Reducing a short position

802

2.37

10p ordinary

Equity Swaps

Reducing a short position

39,935

2.38

10p ordinary

Equity Swaps

Reducing a short position

25,796

2.37

10p ordinary

Equity Swaps

Reducing a short position

25,448

2.37

10p ordinary

Equity Swaps

Reducing a short position

99,836

2.37

10p ordinary

Equity Swaps

Reducing a short position

2,053

2.37

10p ordinary

Equity Swaps

Reducing a short position

209

2.37

10p ordinary

Equity Swaps

Reducing a short position

10,437

2.38

10p ordinary

Equity Swaps

Reducing a short position

6,742

2.37

10p ordinary

Equity Swaps

Reducing a short position

6,652

2.37

10p ordinary

Equity Swaps

Reducing a short position

26,096

2.37

10p ordinary

Equity Swaps

Reducing a short position

1,466

2.37

10p ordinary

Equity Swaps

Reducing a short position

149

2.37

10p ordinary

Equity Swaps

Reducing a short position

7,458

2.38

10p ordinary

Equity Swaps

Reducing a short position

4,817

2.37

10p ordinary

Equity Swaps

Reducing a short position

4,753

2.37

10p ordinary

Equity Swaps

Reducing a short position

18,648

2.37

10p ordinary

Equity Swaps

Reducing a short position

346

2.37

10p ordinary

Equity Swaps

Reducing a short position

35

2.37

10p ordinary

Equity Swaps

Reducing a short position

1,759

2.38

10p ordinary

Equity Swaps

Reducing a short position

1,136

2.37

10p ordinary

Equity Swaps

Reducing a short position

1,121

2.37

10p ordinary

Equity Swaps

Reducing a short position

4,402

2.37

10p ordinary

Equity Swaps

Reducing a short position

269

2.37

10p ordinary

Equity Swaps

Reducing a short position

27

2.37

10p ordinary

Equity Swaps

Reducing a short position

1,369

2.38

10p ordinary

Equity Swaps

Reducing a short position

884

2.37

10p ordinary

Equity Swaps

Reducing a short position

873

2.37

10p ordinary

Equity Swaps

Reducing a short position

3,426

2.37

10p ordinary

Equity Swaps

Reducing a long position

581

2.38

10p ordinary

Equity Swaps

Reducing a short position

2,571

2.37

10p ordinary

Equity Swaps

Reducing a short position

262

2.37

10p ordinary

Equity Swaps

Reducing a short position

13,075

2.38

10p ordinary

Equity Swaps

Reducing a short position

8,445

2.37

10p ordinary

Equity Swaps

Reducing a short position

8,333

2.37

10p ordinary

Equity Swaps

Reducing a short position

32,689

2.37

10p ordinary

Equity Swaps

Reducing a short position

2,679

2.37

10p ordinary

Equity Swaps

Reducing a short position

273

2.37

10p ordinary

Equity Swaps

Reducing a short position

13,624

2.38

10p ordinary

Equity Swaps

Reducing a short position

8,800

2.37

10p ordinary

Equity Swaps

Reducing a short position

8,683

2.37

10p ordinary

Equity Swaps

Reducing a short position

34,062

2.37

10p ordinary

Equity Swaps

Increasing a short position

17,500

2.38

10p ordinary

Equity Swaps

Reducing a short position

55,800

2.38

(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

(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

(c) Attachments

Is a Supplemental Form 8 (Open Positions) attached?

YES/NO


Date of disclosure:

23/06/2021

Contact name:

Abdi Musse

Telephone number:

+442071443164

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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