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Friday 04 March, 2016

Steinhoff Intl Hldgs

Form 8 (OPD) (Home Retail Group plc)

RNS Number : 1559R
Steinhoff International Hldgs NV
04 March 2016
 

FORM 8 (OPD)

 

PUBLIC OPENING POSITION DISCLOSURE BY A PARTY TO AN OFFER

Rules 8.1 and 8.2 of the Takeover Code (the "Code")

 

1.         KEY INFORMATION

 

(a) Full name of discloser:

Steinhoff International Holdings NV

(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.

N/A

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

     Use a separate form for each offeror/offeree

Home Retail Group plc

(d) Is the discloser the offeror or the offeree?

OFFEROR

(e) Date position held:

     The latest practicable date prior to the disclosure

2 March 2016

(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

If YES, specify which:

J. Sainsbury plc

 

2.         POSITIONS OF THE PARTY TO THE OFFER 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

 

Class of relevant security:

 


 

 

Interests

Short positions

Number

%

Number

%

(1) Relevant securities owned and/or controlled:

N/A




(2) Cash-settled derivatives:

 

N/A




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

N/A




 

     TOTAL:

N/A




 

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).

 

Details of any securities borrowing and lending positions or financial collateral arrangements should be disclosed on a Supplemental Form 8 (SBL).

 

(b)        Rights to subscribe for new securities

 

Class of relevant security in relation to which subscription right exists:

N/A

Details, including nature of the rights concerned and relevant percentages:

N/A

 

 

3.         POSITIONS OF PERSONS ACTING IN CONCERT WITH THE PARTY TO THE OFFER MAKING THE DISCLOSURE

 

Details of any interests, short positions and rights to subscribe (including directors' and other employee options) of any person acting in concert with the party to the offer making the disclosure:

 


Shares held

%

PDJ van den Bosch Beheer BV

176,000

0.021%

 

Top Global Investments GmbH

 

22,799,000

 

2.80%

 

 

Connected advisors

 

Advisor

Shares held

%

HSBC International Trustee Limited

12,000

0.00%

HSBC Life Assurance (Malta) Ltd

358,119

0.04%

Total HSBC Bank plc

370,119

0.05%




Automated Trading Desk Financial Services, LLC (ATDFS)

356

0.00%

CGMI Managed

192

0.00%

Citigroup

548

0.00%




Investec Capital and Investments (Ireland) Ltd

12,361

0.00%

Investec Bank plc

12,361

0.00%

Total

383,028

0.05%

 

 

Pensions

 

Fund Name

Shares Held

%

LGIM DYNAMIC DIVERSIFIED FUND

10,860

0.00%

Total

10,860

0.00%

 

 

It has not been practicable for Steinhoff International Holdings NV to make enquiries of all its concert parties in advance of releasing this opening position disclosure. Therefore this disclosure may not include all the relevant details in respect of Steinhoff International Holdings NV concert parties. Steinhoff International Holdings NV confirms that further disclosure in accordance with Rule 8.1 (a) and Note 2(a)(i) on Rule 8 of the Takeover Code will be made as soon as possible, if required.

 

 

 

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).

 

Details of any securities borrowing and lending positions or financial collateral arrangements should be disclosed on a Supplemental Form 8 (SBL).

 

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 party to the offer making the disclosure or any person acting in concert with it:

Irrevocable commitments and letters of intent should not be included. If there are no such agreements, arrangements or understandings, state "none"

N/A

 

(b)        Agreements, arrangements or understandings relating to options or derivatives

 

Details of any agreement, arrangement or understanding, formal or informal, between the party to the offer making the disclosure, or any person acting in concert with it, 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"

N/A

 

(c)        Attachments

 

Are any Supplemental Forms attached?

 

Supplemental Form 8 (Open Positions)

NO

Supplemental Form 8 (SBL)

NO

 

 

Date of disclosure:

4 March 2016

Contact name:

Steinhoff Secretarial Services (Pty) Limited (SJ Grobler)

Telephone number:

+27 21 808 0750

 

Public disclosures under Rule 8 of the Code must be made to a Regulatory Information Service and must also be emailed to the Takeover Panel at [email protected].  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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