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22 September 2017

Blocklisting application and return


An application has been made to the UK Listing Authority and to the London Stock Exchange for the blocklisting of 10,083,038 new ordinary shares of €0.01 each in the Company ("Shares"), in order to satisfy the regular issue of Shares from time to time under the Company's following share option plans:

  • 2010 Long Term Incentive Plan
  • 2015 Long Term Incentive Plan
  • 2016 Management Incentive Plan

(together the "Plans")

The Shares will, when issued, rank pari passu with the existing ordinary shares of the Company. Admission is expected to occur on 26 September 2017. As at 22 September 2017, GVC confirms that it has 300,668,046 Shares in issue.

The above blocklisting is an increase of the original blocklisting of 11,420,000 shares implemented in October 2016 in respect of the Plans.

Furthermore, the Company provides its blocklisting update in respect of its existing blocklistings:

Name of applicant: GVC Holdings PLC
Name of scheme: GVC 2010 Long Term Incentive Plan, GVC 2015 Long Term Incentive Plan & GVC 2016 Management Incentive Plan
Period of return: From: 28 October 2016 To: 22 September 2017
Balance of unallotted securities under scheme(s) from previous return: 11,420,000
Plus: The amount by which the block scheme(s) has been increased since the date of the last return (if any increase has been applied for): 10,083,038
Less: Number of securities issued/allotted under scheme(s) during period (see LR3.5.7G): 8,331,368
Equals: Balance under scheme(s) not yet issued/allotted at end of period: 13,171,670

Name of applicant: GVC Holdings PLC
Name of scheme: Legacy bwin.party share award schemes
Period of return: From: 28 October 2016 To: 22 September 2017
Balance of unallotted securities under scheme(s) from previous return: 35,115
Plus: The amount by which the block scheme(s) has been increased since the date of the last return (if any increase has been applied for): 0
Less: Number of securities issued/allotted under scheme(s) during period (see LR3.5.7G): 35,115
Equals: Balance under scheme(s) not yet issued/allotted at end of period: 0

Name of contact: Robert Hoskin
Telephone number of contact: +350 200 78700

 

Contact:

GVC Holdings PLC  
Robert Hoskin, Company Secretary +350 200 78700

 

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