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Friday 27 May, 2022

Barclays PLC

Form 8.5 (EPT/NON-RI) THG plc

RNS Number : 0845N
Barclays PLC
27 May 2022
 

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

THG PLC


relevant securities this form relates:

(c)

Name of the party to the offer with which exempt

THG plc


principal trader is connected


(d)

Date position held/dealing undertaken:

26 May 2022

(e)

In addition to the company in 1(b) above, is the exempt principal

NO

 



trader making disclosures in respect of any other party to the offer?




2.

POSITIONS OF THE EXEMPT PRINCIPAL TRADER

 

(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:

0.5p ordinary



 


Interests

Short Positions

 


Number

(%)

Number

(%)

 

(1)

Relevant securities owned





 


and/or controlled:

14,915,069

1.22%

8,394,801

0.69%

 








 

(2)

Cash-settled derivatives:





 




19,951,211

1.63%

14,287,409

1.17%

 








 

(3)

Stock-settled derivatives (including options)





 


and agreements to purchase/sell:

0

0.00%

0

0.00%

 








 







 


TOTAL:


34,866,280

2.86%

22,682,210

1.86%

 








 

(b)

Rights to subscribe for new securities (including directors and other executive

 

 

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

(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

0.5p ordinary

Purchase

453,432

1.5894 GBP

1.499 GBP

0.5p ordinary

Sale

996,138

1.5860 GBP

1.5105 GBP

 

(b)

Cash-settled derivative transactions


Class of


Product


Nature of dealing


Number of

Price per

relevant


description




reference

unit

security






securities


0.5p ordinary

 SWAP

Decreasing Long

2,584

1.5825 GBP

0.5p ordinary

 SWAP

Decreasing Long

3,893

1.5821 GBP

0.5p ordinary

 SWAP

Decreasing Long

16,608

1.5172 GBP

0.5p ordinary

 SWAP

Decreasing Long

32,776

1.5143 GBP

0.5p ordinary

 SWAP

Increasing Long

940

1.4999 GBP

0.5p ordinary

 SWAP

Increasing Long

1,137

1.5832 GBP

0.5p ordinary

 SWAP

Increasing Long

3,118

1.4950 GBP

0.5p ordinary

 SWAP

Increasing Long

3,167

1.5036 GBP

0.5p ordinary

 CFD

Increasing Long

3,390

1.4999 GBP

0.5p ordinary

 CFD

Increasing Long

4,998

1.4975 GBP

0.5p ordinary

 CFD

Increasing Long

13,638

1.5708 GBP

0.5p ordinary

 SWAP

Increasing Long

14,013

1.5134 GBP

0.5p ordinary

 SWAP

Increasing Long

15,199

1.5239 GBP

0.5p ordinary

 SWAP

Increasing Long

30,098

1.5701 GBP

0.5p ordinary

 SWAP

Increasing Long

39,480

1.5639 GBP

0.5p ordinary

 CFD

Increasing Long

50,000

1.5890 GBP

0.5p ordinary

 SWAP

Increasing Long

149,759

1.5895 GBP

0.5p ordinary

 CFD

Increasing Long

164,650

1.5227 GBP

0.5p ordinary

 SWAP

Increasing Long

239,253

1.5242 GBP

0.5p ordinary

 SWAP

Opening Long

1,000

1.5105 GBP

0.5p ordinary

 SWAP

Opening Long

20,659

1.5112 GBP

0.5p ordinary

 SWAP

Opening Short

10,000

1.5001 GBP

0.5p ordinary

 SWAP

Opening Long

10,000

1.5698 GBP

 

(c)

Stock-settled derivative transactions (including options)

(i)

Writing, selling, purchasing or varying

 

Class

Product

Writing,

Number

Exercise

Type

Expiry

Option

of

description

purchasing,

of

price


date

money

relevant


selling,

securities

per unit



paid/

security


varying etc

to which




received




option




per unit




relates





















(ii)

Exercising

 





Class of relevant

Product description

Exercising/ exercised against

Number of

Exercise price per

security




securities

unit














(d)

Other dealings (including subscribing for new securities)

Class of relevant


Nature of Dealings


Details

Price per unit (if


security




applicable)






4.

OTHER INFORMATION

(a)

Indemnity and other dealings 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:

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 of future acquisition or disposal of any relevant securities to which

any derivative is referenced:




NONE

(c)

Attachments

 




Is a Supplemental Form 8 (Open Positions) attached?

NO

Date of disclosure:

27 May 2022




Contact name:

Large Holdings Regulatory Operations

Telephone number:

020 3134 7213



 

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