Notification of Transactions by Persons Discharging Managerial Responsibility or Persons Closely Associated

Jennifer SpencerNews

1 April 2019

GVC Holdings PLC
(“GVC” or “Company”)

Notification of Transactions by Persons Discharging Managerial Responsibility or Persons Closely Associated

Pierre Bouchut, a GVC Non-Executive Director and Chairman of the Audit Committee, has acquired 18,000 GVC ordinary shares of €0.01 each.  Details of the transaction are set out below.

The information set out below is provided in accordance with the requirements of Article 19(3) of the EU Market Abuse Regulation No 596/2014.

For further information:

GVC Holdings PLC

Kenneth Alexander, Chief Executive

Rob Wood, Chief Financial Officer

Paul Tymms, Director of Investor Relations and Corporate Communications

(investors@gvc-plc.com)

Media enquiries:

Buchanan Communications

David Rydell / Chris Lane

Tel: +44 (0) 20 7466 5066

 

 

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Details of the PDMR/person closely associated

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

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

Name of broker used (if any): ABN AMRO

2

Reason for the notification

2a)

Job title/role of PDMR:

Non-executive Director

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 Purchase

4c)

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

 

Price per share in pence

Volume

548.535p

18,000

4d)

Totals from 4(c):

 

­Price per share in pence

Total volume

548.535p

18,000

4e)

Date of execution of transaction: (YYYY – MM – DD) 2019-03-29

4f)

Place of transaction:

London Stock Exchange

5

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

NIL

6

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

18,000 shares