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08 March 2016

TR-1: Notification of Major Interest in Shares

TR-1: NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTEREST IN SHARESi

1. Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer of existing shares to which voting rights are attached:ii GVC Holdings plc
2. Reason for the notification (please tick the appropriate box or boxes)
An acquisition or disposal of voting rights  
An acquisition or disposal of financial instruments which may result in the acquisition of shares already issued to which voting rights are attached  
An acquisition or disposal of instruments with similar economic effect to qualifying financial instruments x
An event changing the breakdown of voting rights  
Other (please specify):  
3. Full name of person(s) subject to the notification obligation:iii Henderson Group plc
4. Full name of shareholder(s) 
(if different from 3.):iv
 
5. Date of the transaction and date on which the threshold is crossed or reached:v 7 March 2016
6. Date on which issuer notified: 8 March 2016
7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or reached:vi, vii Above 5%

8. Notified details:
A: Voting rights attached to shares viii, ix
Class/type of shares

if possible using
the ISIN CODE
Situation previous to the Triggering transaction  Resulting situation after the triggering transaction
Number of Shares Number of Voting Rights Number of shares Number of voting rights  % of voting rights x
Direct Direct xi Indirect xii Direct Indirect
Ordinary IM00B5VQMV65 Below 5% Below 5%     10,730,654   3.67%

B: Qualifying Financial Instruments
Resulting situation after the triggering transaction
Type of financial instrument Expiration date xiii Exercise/ Conversion  Period xiv Number of voting rights that may be acquired if the instrument is exercised/ converted. % of voting rights
         

C: Financial Instruments with similar economic effect to Qualifying Financial Instruments xv, xvi
Resulting situation after the triggering transaction
Type of financial instrument Expiration date xvii Exercise/ Conversion  Period xviii Number of voting rights instrument refers to % of voting rights xix, xx
CFD     3,877,004 Nominal Delta
1.32%  

Total (A+B+C)
Number of voting rights % of voting rights
14,607,658 5.00%

9. Chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights and/or the financial instruments are effectively held, if applicable: xxi
See Annex 1 below.

Proxy Voting:
10. Name of the proxy holder:  
11. Number of voting rights proxy holder will cease to hold:  
12. Date on which proxy holder will cease to hold voting rights:  

13. Additional information: This disclosure has been calculated based on total voting rights of 291,819,949.
14. Contact name: HGIThresholdDisclosures@henderson.com
15. Contact telephone number: 020 7818 4184


Annex 1: Information in relation to the person subject to the notification obligation (please tick the applicable box):

[ ] Person subject to the notification obligation is not controlled by any natural person or legal entity and does not control any other undertaking(s) holding directly or indirectly an interest in the (underlying) issuer.xiii

[X] Full chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights and/or the
financial instruments are effectively held starting with the ultimate controlling natural person or legal entityxiv:


Namexv % of voting rights if it equals or is higher than the notifiable threshold % of voting rights through financial instruments if it equals or is higher than the notifiable threshold Total of both if it equals or is higher than the notifiable threshold
Henderson Group plc, Henderson Group Holdings Asset Management Limited, HGI Asset Management Group Limited, Henderson Global Group Limited, Henderson Holdings Group Limited, HGI Group Limited, Henderson Global Investors (Holdings) Limited, AlphaGen Capital Limited Below 5% Below 5% Below 5%
       
Henderson Group plc, Henderson Group Holdings Asset Management Limited, HGI Asset Management Group Limited, Henderson Global Group Limited, Henderson Holdings Group Limited, HGI Group Limited, Henderson Global Investors (Holdings) Limited, Henderson Global Investors Limited Below 5% Below 5% Below 5%
       
Henderson Group plc, Henderson Group Holdings Asset Management Limited, HGI Asset Management Group Limited, Henderson Global Group Limited, Henderson Holdings Group Limited, HGI Group Limited, Henderson Global Investors (Holdings) Limited, Henderson Investment Funds Limited Below 5% - Below 5%

 

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