UniCredit S.p.A.

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May 12, 2014 11:49 ET

Form 8.3 - Dixons Retail Plc

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                                                                                          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)Identity of the person whose positions/dealings are being    Unicredit SpA
disclosed:
(b)Owner or controller of interests and short positions         
disclosed, if different from 1(a):
   The naming of nominee or vehicle companies is
   insufficient
(c)Name of offeror/offeree in relation to whose relevant        Dixons Plc
securities this form relates:
   Use a separate form for each offeror/offeree
(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:                       8th April 2014
(f)Has the discloser previously disclosed, or are they today    NO
disclosing, under the Code in respect of any other party     If YES, specify which:
to this offer?

2.      POSITIONS OF THE PERSON MAKING THE DISCLOSURE

(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:                                         

                                                  Interests                   Short positions

                                             Number              %             Number          %
(1)Relevant securities owned and/or           39,390,651         1.0759%                           
controlled:
(2)Derivatives (other than options):            70,792           0.002%                            
(3)Options and agreements to                                                                       
purchase/sell:
                                                              1.0779%                           
   TOTAL:

All interests and all short positions should be disclosed.

Details  of  any open derivative or option positions, 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 executive options)

Class of relevant security in relation to       
which subscription right exists:
Details, including nature of the rights         
concerned and relevant percentages:

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.

3.      DEALINGS (IF ANY) BY THE PERSON MAKING THE DISCLOSURE

(a)     Purchases and sales

  Class of relevant           Purchase/sale        Number of securities         Price per unit
       security                     
                                                                            
                         

(b)     Derivatives transactions (other than options)

Class of relevant      Product          Nature of dealing         Number of       Price per unit
    security         description      e.g. opening/closing a      reference
                      e.g. CFD         long/short position,      securities
                                      increasing/reducing a
                                       long/short position
DXNS LN Equity     CFD               Sell                      70,792           5,155 @ 0.4706
                                                                                65,637 @ 0.4775

(c)     Options transactions in respect of existing securities

(i)     Writing, selling, purchasing or varying

Class of      Product        Writing,       Number of    Exercise       Type      Expiry      Option
relevant    description     purchasing,    securities   price per       e.g.       date       money
security     e.g. call       selling,       to which       unit      American,                paid/
              option       varying etc.      option                   European               received
                                             relates                    etc.                 per unit
                                                                                            

(ii)    Exercising

  Class of relevant        Product description     Number of securities       Exercise price per
       security             e.g. call option                                         unit
                                                                            
                                                                            

(d)     Other dealings (including subscribing for new securities)

 Class of relevant           Nature of dealing                Details          Price per unit (if
      security         e.g. subscription, conversion                               applicable)
                                                                               
                      

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

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.

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:
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?                                     NO


Date of disclosure:                               12th May 2014
Contact name:                                     Veronica Brennan
Telephone number:                                 +353 1 480 2571

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 monitoring@disclosure.org.uk.  The Panel's  Market
Surveillance  Unit  is  available for consultation in relation to the  Code's  dealing  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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