Directors’ Dealings

Jay DossetterNews

1 October 2018

GVC Holdings PLC
(“GVC” or “Company”)

Directors’ Dealings

Kenneth Alexander and Lee Feldman (the “Directors”) have exercised their options granted under the GVC 2015 Long Term Incentive Plan (“LTIP”), which vested on 2 May 2018 and 2 August 2018. All options granted to the Directors under the LTIP have now vested and been exercised. As a result of these final exercises, the Directors acquired the following number of GVC ordinary shares of €0.01 each (“Shares”) after each only selling sufficient Shares to cover the exercise price and applicable taxes:

 

 

 

 

Name

Number of Shares over which option exercised

Exercise price

Number of Shares sold to cover exercise price and taxes

Price Shares sold in the market

Number of Shares retained

K. Alexander

1,955,126

£4.22

1,397,172

£9.54

557,954

L. Feldman

977,562

£4.67

732,382

£9.54

245,180

Details of the transactions are set out below.  Following these transactions the Directors’ personal shareholdings in the Company have increased as follows:

Name

Number of Shares before Transactions

Number of Shares after Transactions

Percentage of Issued Share Capital

Kenneth Alexander

2,170,187

2,728,141

0.47

Lee Feldman

942,228

1,187,408

0.20

Note: Kenneth Alexander’s shareholding before and after the transactions includes 313,333 shares owned by his wife.

For further information:

GVC Holdings PLC

Kenneth Alexander, Chief Executive

Tel: +44 (0) 1624 652 559

Nick Batram, Head of Investor Relations

Tel: +44 (0) 20 7337 0110

Robert Hoskin, Company Secretary

      Tel: +350 200 78700

 

1

Details of the PDMR/person closely associated

Full legal name of person / company (or other entity) who/which has undertaken the transaction: Kenneth Alexander

Nature of holding (please delete those not applicable): Beneficial

Name of broker used (if any): N/A

2

Reason for the notification

2a)

Job title/role of PDMR:

CEO

2b)

Status of this notification:

Initial notification

3

Details of the issuer

a)

Name:

GVC HOLDINGS PLC

b)

LEI:

213800GNI3K45LQR8L28

4

Details of the transaction(s)

4a)

Type of instrument:

Ordinary shares of €0.01 each

4b)

Nature of the transaction:

Exercise of an option

4c)

Price per share (in pence) and volume (number) of shares:

Price per share in pence

Volume

422.00

1,955,126

4d)

Totals from 4(c):

 

­Price per share in pence

Total volume

422.00

1,955,126

4e)

Date of execution of transaction: (YYYY – MM – DD)      2018-09-27

4f)

Place of transaction:

Outside a trading venue

5

Beneficial shareholding before the transaction (including shares held by  associated  persons):

2,170,187

6

Beneficial shareholding after the transaction (including shares held by your associated persons):

4,125,313

1

Details of the PDMR/person closely associated

Full legal name of person / company (or other entity) who/which has undertaken the transaction: Lee Feldman

Nature of holding (please delete those not applicable): Beneficial

Name of broker used (if any): N/A

2

Reason for the notification

2a)

Job title/role of PDMR:

Chairman

2b)

Status of this notification:

Initial notification

3

Details of the issuer

a)

Name:

GVC HOLDINGS PLC

b)

LEI:

213800GNI3K45LQR8L28

4

Details of the transaction(s)

4a)

Type of instrument:

Ordinary shares of €0.01 each

4b)

Nature of the transaction:

Exercise of an option

4c)

Price per share (in pence) and volume (number) of shares:

Price per share in pence

Volume

467.00

977,562

4d)

Totals from 4(c):

 

­Price per share in pence

Total volume

467.00

977,562

4e)

Date of execution of transaction: (YYYY – MM – DD)      2018-09-27

4f)

Place of transaction:

Outside a trading venue

5

Beneficial shareholding before the transaction (including shares held by  associated  persons):

942,228

6

Beneficial shareholding after the transaction (including shares held by your associated persons):

1,919,790

 

1

Details of the PDMR/person closely associated

Full legal name of person / company (or other entity) who/which has undertaken the transaction: Kenneth Alexander

Nature of holding (please delete those not applicable): Beneficial

Name of broker used (if any): Investec

2

Reason for the notification

2a)

Job title/role of PDMR:

CEO

2b)

Status of this notification:

Initial notification

3

Details of the issuer

a)

Name:

GVC HOLDINGS PLC

b)

LEI:

213800GNI3K45LQR8L28

4

Details of the transaction(s)

4a)

Type of instrument:

Ordinary shares of €0.01 each

4b)

Nature of the transaction:

Share sale

4c)

Price per share (in pence) and volume (number) of shares:

Price per share in pence

Volume

954.2328

950.00

1,396,457

715

4d)

Totals from 4(c):

 

­Price per share in pence

Total volume

954.2306

1,397,172

4e)

Date of execution of transaction: (YYYY – MM – DD)      2018-09-27

4f)

Place of transaction:

London Stock Exchange (LSE)

5

Beneficial shareholding before the transaction (including shares held by  associated  persons):

4,125,313

6

Beneficial shareholding after the transaction (including shares held by your associated persons):

2,728,141

1

Details of the PDMR/person closely associated

Full legal name of person / company (or other entity) who/which has undertaken the transaction: Lee Feldman

Nature of holding (please delete those not applicable): Beneficial

Name of broker used (if any): Investec

2

Reason for the notification

2a)

Job title/role of PDMR:

Chairman

2b)

Status of this notification:

Initial notification

3

Details of the issuer

a)

Name:

GVC HOLDINGS PLC

b)

LEI:

213800GNI3K45LQR8L28

4

Details of the transaction(s)

4a)

Type of instrument:

Ordinary shares of €0.01 each

4b)

Nature of the transaction:

Share sale

4c)

Price per share (in pence) and volume (number) of shares:

Price per share in pence

Volume

954.2328

732,382

4d)

Totals from 4(c):

 

­Price per share in pence

Total volume

954.2328

732,382

4e)

Date of execution of transaction: (YYYY – MM – DD)      2018-09-27

4f)

Place of transaction:

London Stock Exchange (LSE)

5

Beneficial shareholding before the transaction (including shares held by  associated  persons):

1,919,790

6

Beneficial shareholding after the transaction (including shares held by your associated persons):

1,187,408