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RNS Number : 9718P

BNP Paribas London

22 October 2021

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:             BNP Paribas SA 
 (b) Name of offeror/offeree in relation          Wm Morrison Supermarkets 
  to whose relevant securities this                plc 
  form relates: 
  Use a separate form for each offeror/offeree 
                                                --------------------------- 
 (c) Name of the party to the offer               Clayton, Dubilier & Rice, 
  with which exempt principal trader               LLC 
  is connected: 
                                                --------------------------- 
 (d) Date position held/dealing undertaken:       21/10/2021 
  For an opening position disclosure, 
  state the latest practicable date 
  prior to the disclosure 
                                                --------------------------- 
 (e) In addition to the company in                No: 
  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" 
                                                --------------------------- 
 
 
  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(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:    10p ordinary (GB0006043169) 
 
 
    Interests    Short Positions 
 
 
                                   Number     %             Number               % 
 (1) Relevant securities 
  owned and/or controlled: 
                                 --------  -----  ------------------------  --------- 
 (2) Cash-settled derivatives:          0    .00                -4,228,048      -0.17 
                                 --------  -----  ------------------------  --------- 
 (3) Stock-settled derivatives 
  (including options) and 
  agreements to purchase/sell: 
                                 --------  -----  ------------------------  --------- 
      TOTAL:                            0    .00                -4,505,826      -0.18 
                                 --------  -----  ------------------------  --------- 
 
 
  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 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    Purchase/sale     Number of     Price per unit 
       security                          securities 
 
 
 
  (b)    Cash-settled derivative transactions 
 
 
    Class of        Product         Nature of dealing           Number of                 Price per 
    relevant       description     e.g. opening/closing         references                   unit 
    security        e.g. CFD                a                   securities 
                                   long/short position 
                                   increasing/reducing 
                                            a 
                                   long/short position 
  GB0006043169    Contract for     Increasing a short                  -277,778                  2.8539 GBP 
                   Difference            position 
                --------------  -----------------------  ----------------------  -------------------------- 
 
 
  (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         e.g.       date       money 
   relevant      e.g. call       selling,       securities     per unit     American                paid/ 
   security       option          varying        to which                   European               received 
                                   etc.           option                      etc.                 per unit 
                                                 relates 
 
 
 
  (ii)    Exercise 
 
 
  Class of          Product         Exercising/     Number of     Exercise price 
   relevant       description        exercised      securities       per unit 
   security     e.g. call option      against 
 
 
 
  (d)    Other dealings (including subscribing for new securities) 
 
 
  Class of relevant          Nature of dealing           Details    Price per unit 
       security         e.g. subscription, conversion                     (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 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:         22/10/2021 
  Contact Name                Compliance Control Room 
                        ----------------------------- 
  Telephone Number:           0207 595 9695 
                        ----------------------------- 
 
 
  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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