Director/PDMR Shareholding

Jennifer SpencerNews

17 August 2020

 

 GVC Holdings PLC

(“GVC” or “Company”)

 Notification of Transactions by Persons Discharging Managerial Responsibility

GVC has been notified that on 14 August 2020, Directors had acquired Ordinary shares of €0.01 each in the capital of the Company (“Shares”), as set out below.

Name / Role

Shares held prior to dealing

Nature of Transaction

Number of Shares acquired

Price (p)

Total Shares held after dealing

Shay Segev

CEO

 

111,000

Option exercise

1,491,800

317.03

1,602,800

J M Barry Gibson

Chairman of the Board

 

47,787

Market purchase

18,700

794.70

66,487

Pierre Bouchut

Audit Committee Chairman

 

27,000

Market purchase

11,500

802.60

38,500

Jette Nygaard-Andersen

Independent Director

 

5,400

Market purchase

4,500

785.35

9,900

 Shay Segev exercised his share option granted under the GVC 2016 Management Incentive Plan.  Following this exercise, he has no further options outstanding under this plan.  In order to partially fund the exercise of his option, Shay Segev has drawn down a loan of £2 million from a third party bank, and he has granted a pledge in favour of that bank over his share portfolio, including his GVC shareholding, as security for this loan.

Following the above transactions the nine GVC Directors hold in aggregate 1,838,175 Shares, equivalent to 0.31% of the Company’s issued share capital.

 Enquiries: 

Company Secretariat

GVC Holdings PLC

Emily Carey, Company Secretary

secretary@gvcgroup.com

Investor Relations

GVC Holdings PLC

David Lloyd-Seed, Director of Investor Relations & External Communications

 

Tel: +44 (0) 203 938 0000

Jennifer Spencer, Investor Relations Manager

investors@gvc-plc.com

 

Media

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Rory Godson / Rob Greening

 

Tel: +44 (0) 7909 926 020

Tel: +44 (0) 7809 698 259


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About GVC Holdings PLC:

GVC Holdings PLC (LSE:GVC) is a FTSE100 company and is one of the world’s largest sports-betting and gaming groups, operating both online and in the retail sector.  The Group owns a comprehensive portfolio of established brands; Sports Brands include bwin, Coral, Crystalbet, Eurobet, Ladbrokes, Neds and Sportingbet; Gaming Brands include CasinoClub, Foxy Bingo, Gala, Gioco Digitale, partypoker and PartyCasino. The Group owns proprietary technology across all of its core product verticals and in addition to its B2C operations provides services to a number of third-party customers on a B2B basis. The Group has also entered into a joint-venture with MGM Resorts to capitalise on the sports-betting and gaming opportunity in the US.  The Group is tax resident in the UK with licenses in more than 20 countries, across five continents. 

For more information see the Group’s website: www.gvc-plc.com