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08 July 2016

TR-1: Notification of Major Interest in Shares

For filings with the FCA include the annex
For filings with issuer exclude the annex

1. Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer of existing shares to which voting rights are attached:ii GVC Holdings PLC
IM00B5VQMV65
2. Reason for the notification (please tick the appropriate box or boxes)
An acquisition or disposal of voting rights Yes
An acquisition or disposal of financial instruments which may result in the acquisition of shares already issued to which voting rights are attached n/a
An acquisition or disposal of instruments with similar economic effect to qualifying financial instruments n/a
An event changing the breakdown of voting rights n/a
Other (please specify): n/a
3. Full name of person(s) subject to the notification obligation:iii UBS Investment Bank
UBS Group AG
4. Full name of shareholder(s) 
(if different from 3.):iv
UBS AG London Branch
UBS Limited
5. Date of the transaction and date on which the threshold is crossed or reached:v 5 July 2016
6. Date on which issuer notified: 7 July 2016
7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or reached:vi, vii 5% Section A
5% Section (A+B+C)

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 xi Indirect xii Direct Indirect
IM00B5VQMV65 No Previous Disclosure No Previous Disclosure - - 14,814,461 - 5.07%

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
Equity Swaps - 01.03.2017
25.09.2017
- Nominal Delta
- 0.01%

Total (A+B+C)
Number of voting rights % of voting rights
14,857,800 5.09%

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

UBS Group AG is a group holding company for UBS Investment Bank business. Voting rights are held through its controlled undertakings as set out below.

UBS AG:

- directly through its branches: UBS AG London Branch - 14,449,628 (4.95%); and
- indirectly through its subsidiaries: UBS Limited - 408,172 (0.14%)


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:  
14. Contact name: Raphael Lang / Jamie Bonney
15. Contact telephone number: +41 44 239 6201

 

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