TR-1: NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTEREST IN SHARES

Clarissa Elsner

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

TR-1: NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTEREST IN SHARESi

 

1. Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer of existing shares to which voting rights are attached:iiGVC Holdings Plc
2. Reason for the notification (please tick the appropriate box or boxes)
An acquisition or disposal of voting rightsX
An acquisition or disposal of financial instruments which may result in the acquisition of shares already issued to which voting rights are attached
An event changing the breakdown of voting rights
Other (please specify): – dilution from issue of subscription option shares
3. Full name of person(s) subject to the notification obligation:iiiRichard Griffiths and controlled undertakings
4. Full name of shareholder(s) (if different from 3.):ivRichard Griffiths
5. Date of the transaction (and date on which the threshold is crossed or reached if different):v27 August 2014
6. Date on which issuer notified:04 September 2014
7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or reached:vi, vii14%

 

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[vi]
Number of SharesNumber of Voting RightsNumber of sharesNumber of voting rights % of voting rights x
DirectDirect xiIndirect xiiDirectIndirect
ORD EUR0.01
IM00B5VQMV65
8,456,9368,456,9368,456,9368,456,93613.80%

 

B: Qualifying Financial Instruments
Resulting situation after the triggering transaction
Type of financial instrumentExpiration date xiiiExercise/ Conversion  Period xivNumber of voting rights that may be acquired if the instrument is exercised/ converted.% of voting rights
CFD285,0000.47%

 

C: Financial Instruments with similar economic effect to Qualifying Financial Instruments xv, xvi
Resulting situation after the triggering transaction
Type of financial instrumentExpiration date xviiExercise/ Conversion  Period xviiiNumber of voting rights instrument refers to% of voting rights xix, xx
NominalDelta

 

Total (A+B+C)
Number of voting rights% of voting rights
8,741,93614.27%

 

9. Chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights and/or the financial instruments are effectively held, if applicable: xxi
Blake Holdings Limited3,203,999
Seren Capital Management Limited4,962,450
Cream Capital Limited135,804
Oak Trust Limited154,683
Total8,456,936
Add QFI’s
Richard Griffiths285,000
Total8,741,936

The above undertakings are all controlled by Richard Griffiths

 

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:Mike Bretherton
15. Contact telephone number:01534719761

 

Note: Annex should only be submitted to the FSA not the issuer
Annex: Notification of major interests in share
 
A: Identity of the persons or legal entity subject to the notification obligation
Full name
(including legal form of legal entities)
 
Contact address
(registered office for legal entities)
 
Phone number & email  
Other useful information
(at least legal representative for legal persons)
 
  
B: Identity of the notifier, if applicable
Full name  
Contact address  
Phone number & email  
Other useful information
(e.g. functional relationship with the person or legal entity subject to the notification obligation)
 
 
C: Additional information
 
For notes on how to complete form TR-1 please see the FSA website.