UniCredit S.p.A.

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May 28, 2014 10:49 ET

Form 8.3 - Dixons Retail PLC

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

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(a) Identity of the person whose positions/dealings                         
    are being disclosed:                                        Unicredit SpA
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(b) Owner or controller of interests and short                              
    positions disclosed, if different from 1(a):
    The naming of nominee or vehicle companies is                           
    insufficient                                                            
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(c) Name of offeror/offeree in relation to whose                            
    relevant securities this form relates: 
    Use a separate form for each offeror/offeree                Dixons Plc
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(d) If an exempt fund manager connected with an                             
    offeror/offeree, state this and specify identity
    of offeror/offeree:                                                     
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(e) Date position held/dealing undertaken:                      27th of May 2014
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(f) Has the discloser previously disclosed, or are                          
    they today disclosing, under the Code in respect            NO
    of any other party to this offer?                           If YES, specify which:
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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)

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Class of relevant security:
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                                                   Interests          Short positions
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                                              Number           %       Number       %
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(1) Relevant securities owned and/or        39,390,651      1.0759%           
    controlled:                                                             
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(2) Derivatives (other than options):         106,187       0.0029%           
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(3) Options and agreements to
    purchase/sell:                              
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    TOTAL:                                                  1.0788%           
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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)

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

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  Class of relevant       Purchase/sale      Number of securities     Price per unit
      security 
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(b)  Derivatives transactions (other than options)

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Class of       Product       Nature of dealing     Number of reference      Price per
relevant     description       e.g. opening/           securities              unit  
security      e.g. CFD        closing a long/                                
                              short position,                                
                            increasing/reducing                              
                               a long/short                                 
                                 position                                    
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DXNS LN      CFD            BUY                    35,395                   GBP 0.47 
Equity
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(c)  Options transactions in respect of existing securities

(i)  Writing, selling, purchasing or varying

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

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Class of relevant        Product description         Number of          Exercise price
    security               e.g. call option          securities            per unit   
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(d)  Other dealings (including subscribing for new securities)

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

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

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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"
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(c)  Attachments

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Is a Supplemental Form 8 (Open Positions) attached?                             NO
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Date of disclosure:                             28th of May 2014                      
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Contact name:                                   Veronica Brennan                      
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Telephone number:                               +353 1 480 2571                       
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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.

Contact Information

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