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FORM 8.3 – WM MORRISON SUPERMARKETS PLC - AMENDMENT

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LONDON, July 26, 2021--(BUSINESS WIRE)--

FORM 8.3 - Amendment to Purchases

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:

Barclays PLC.

(b)

Owner or controller of interest and short

positions disclosed, if different from 1(a):

(c)

Name of offeror/offeree in relation to whose

WM MORRISON SUPERMARKETS PLC

relevant securities this form relates:

(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:

22 July 2021

(f)

In addition to the company in 1(c) above, is the discloser making

NO

disclosures in respect of any other party to the offer?

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:

16,742,124

0.69%

13,270,089

0.55%

(2)

Cash-settled derivatives:

9,931,836

0.41%

6,702,343

0.28%

(3)

Stock-settled derivatives (including options)

and agreements to purchase/sell:

0

0.00%

0

0.00%

TOTAL:

26,673,960

1.10%

19,972,432

0.83%

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

Purchase/sale

Number of

Price per unit

security

securities

10p ordinary

Purchase

392

2.6669 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

918

2.6710 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

927

2.6662 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

1,726

2.6577 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

2,021

2.6430 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

2,965

2.6619 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

3,476

2.6512 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

3,905

2.6561 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

4,201

2.6688 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

6,340

2.6687 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

6,628

2.6555 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

7,332

2.6635 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

7,895

2.6640 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

9,915

2.6578 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

10,645

2.6650 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

13,298

2.6630 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

13,521

2.6570 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

17,750

2.6645 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

17,992

2.6647 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

25,469

2.6638 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

25,700

2.6504 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

32,384

2.6657 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

73,121

2.6695 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

75,479

2.6523 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

185,850

2.6457 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

193,559

2.6691 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

327,376

2.6789 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

442,272

2.6790 GBP

10p ordinary

Purchase

486,732

2.6520 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

12

2.6756 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

63

2.6752 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

930

2.6440 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

1,118

2.6535 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

1,265

2.6630 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

2,021

2.6430 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

2,347

2.6660 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

2,874

2.6753 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

3,401

2.6594 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

5,231

2.6545 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

5,443

2.6556 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

6,737

2.6650 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

10,259

2.6523 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

11,046

2.6645 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

13,253

2.6512 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

19,742

2.6552 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

22,264

2.6531 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

22,766

2.6436 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

27,822

2.6614 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

31,698

2.6619 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

41,746

2.6466 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

45,680

2.6644 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

62,600

2.6711 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

80,043

2.6595 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

91,622

2.6491 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

118,706

2.6791 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

130,000

2.6646 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

130,868

2.6608 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

689,571

2.6790 GBP

10p ordinary

Sale

1,104,186

2.6717 GBP

(b) Cash-settled derivative transactions

Class of

Product

Nature of dealing

Number of

Price per

relevant

description

reference

unit

security

securities

10p ordinary

SWAP

Long

1,424

2.6686 GBP

10p ordinary

SWAP

Long

1,424

2.6692 GBP

10p ordinary

SWAP

Long

3,140

2.6788 GBP

10p ordinary

CFD

Long

11,046

2.6645 GBP

10p ordinary

SWAP

Long

40,179

2.6615 GBP

10p ordinary

CFD

Long

45,433

2.6790 GBP

10p ordinary

SWAP

Long

50,018

2.6571 GBP

10p ordinary

SWAP

Long

169,135

2.6650 GBP

10p ordinary

CFD

Long

173,038

2.6788 GBP

10p ordinary

SWAP

Long

301,853

2.6713 GBP

10p ordinary

SWAP

Long

418,637

2.6790 GBP

10p ordinary

SWAP

Long

519,384

2.6708 GBP

10p ordinary

SWAP

Short

15

2.6433 GBP

10p ordinary

SWAP

Short

35

2.6431 GBP

10p ordinary

SWAP

Short

1,097

2.6584 GBP

10p ordinary

SWAP

Short

1,478

2.6726 GBP

10p ordinary

SWAP

Short

1,726

2.6577 GBP

10p ordinary

SWAP

Short

1,847

2.6714 GBP

10p ordinary

SWAP

Short

1,971

2.6432 GBP

10p ordinary

SWAP

Short

2,965

2.6619 GBP

10p ordinary

SWAP

Short

3,476

2.6511 GBP

10p ordinary

SWAP

Short

4,201

2.6688 GBP

10p ordinary

SWAP

Short

6,628

2.6555 GBP

10p ordinary

CFD

Short

7,916

2.6789 GBP

10p ordinary

SWAP

Short

9,915

2.6578 GBP

10p ordinary

SWAP

Short

13,298

2.6630 GBP

10p ordinary

SWAP

Short

13,931

2.6570 GBP

10p ordinary

CFD

Short

33,351

2.6684 GBP

10p ordinary

SWAP

Short

225,709

2.6680 GBP

10p ordinary

SWAP

Short

431,729

2.6790 GBP

10p ordinary

SWAP

Short

486,732

2.6520 GBP

(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?

YES

Date of disclosure:

26 Jul 2021

Contact name:

Large Holdings Regulatory Operations

Telephone number:

020 3134 7213

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.

*If the discloser is a natural person, a telephone number does not need to be included, provided contact information has been provided to the Panel’s Market Surveillance Unit.

The Code can be viewed on the Panel’s website at www.thetakeoverpanel.org.uk.

SUPPLEMENTAL FORM 8 (OPEN POSITIONS)

DETAILS OF OPEN STOCK-SETTLED DERIVATIVE (INCLUDING OPTION) POSITIONS, AGREEMENTS TO PURCHASE OR SELL ETC.

Note 5(i) on Rule 8 of the Takeover Code (the "Code")

1. KEY INFORMATION

Identity of the person whose positions/dealings

Barclays PLC.

are being disclosed:

Name of offeror/offeree in relation to whose

WM MORRISON SUPERMARKETS PLC

relevant securities this from relates:

2. STOCK-SETTLED DERIVATIVES (INCLUDING OPTIONS)

Class

Product

Writing,

Number

Exercise

Type

Expiry

of

description

purchasing,

of

price

date

relevant

selling,

securities

per unit

security

varying etc

to which

option

relates

10p ordinary

Call Options

Purchased

291,758

1.9224

European

19 Aug 2021

10p ordinary

Call Options

Purchased

492,529

1.8728

European

8 Sep 2021

10p ordinary

Call Options

Purchased

591,982

1.9075

European

25 Aug 2021

10p ordinary

Call Options

Purchased

591,982

1.9044

European

1 Sep 2021

10p ordinary

Call Options

Purchased

639,341

1.9121

European

11 Aug 2021

10p ordinary

Call Options

Purchased

878,792

1.8790

European

14 Sep 2021

3. AGREEMENTS TO PURCHASE OR SELL ETC.

Full details should be given so that the nature of the interest or position can be fully understood:

It is not necessary to provide details on a Supplemental Form (Open Positions) with regard to cash-settled derivatives.

The currency of all prices and other monetary amounts should be stated.

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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