TR-1: Notification of Major Interest in Shares

Clarissa Elsner

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

1. Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer of existing shares to which voting rights are attached:iiGVC Holdings PLC
IM00B5VQMV65
2. Reason for the notification (please tick the appropriate box or boxes)
An acquisition or disposal of voting rightsYes
An acquisition or disposal of financial instruments which may result in the acquisition of shares already issued to which voting rights are attachedn/a
An acquisition or disposal of instruments with similar economic effect to qualifying financial instrumentsn/a
An event changing the breakdown of voting rightsn/a
Other (please specify):n/a
3. Full name of person(s) subject to the notification obligation:iiiUBS Investment Bank
UBS Group AG
4. Full name of shareholder(s) 
(if different from 3.):iv
UBS AG London Branch
UBS Limited
5. Date of the transaction and date on which the threshold is crossed or reached:v5 July 2016
6. Date on which issuer notified:7 July 2016
7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or reached:vi, vii5% Section A
5% Section (A+B+C)

 

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
Number of SharesNumber of Voting RightsNumber of sharesNumber of voting rights % of voting rights x
Direct xiIndirect xiiDirectIndirect
IM00B5VQMV65No Previous DisclosureNo Previous Disclosure14,814,4615.07%

 

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

 

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
Equity Swaps01.03.2017
25.09.2017
NominalDelta
0.01%

 

Total (A+B+C)
Number of voting rights% of voting rights
14,857,8005.09%

 

9. Chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights and/or the financial instruments are effectively held, if applicable: xxi
UBS Group AG is a group holding company for UBS Investment Bank business. Voting rights are held through its controlled undertakings as set out below.

UBS AG:

– directly through its branches: UBS AG London Branch – 14,449,628 (4.95%); and
– indirectly through its subsidiaries: UBS Limited – 408,172 (0.14%)

 

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:Raphael Lang / Jamie Bonney
15. Contact telephone number:+41 44 239 6201