TR-1: NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTEREST IN SHARES

Clarissa Elsner

TR-1[i]:   NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTEREST IN SHARES

 

1. Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer of existing shares to which voting rights are attached[ii]:GVC 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 rightsX
Other (please specify): __Issuance of new shares_____________
3. Full name of person(s) subject to the notification obligation[iii]:Richard Griffiths and ORA (Guernsey) Limited
4. Full name of shareholder(s) (if different from 3.)[iv]:Richard Griffiths
5. Date of the transaction (and date on which the threshold is crossed or reached if different)[v]:19 March 2013
6. Date on which issuer notified:22 March 2013
7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or reached:16%
8. Notified details:

 

A: Voting rights attached to shares
Class/type of shares

if possible using
the ISIN CODE
Situation previous to the Triggering transaction [vi]Resulting situation after the triggering transaction[vii]
Number of SharesNumber of Voting Rights viiiNumber of sharesNumber of voting rights ix% of voting rights
DirectDirect xiIndirect xiiDirectIndirect
IM00B5VQMV655,975,6105,975,6109,794,1759,794,17516.16%

 

B: Financial Instruments
Resulting situation after the triggering transaction xii
Type of financial instrumentExpiration date xiiiExercise/ Conversion  Period/ Date xivNumber of voting rights that may be acquired if the instrument is exercised/ converted.% of voting rights
N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A

 

Total (A+B)
Number of voting rights% of voting rights
9,794,17516.16%

 

9. Chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights and/or the financial instruments are effectively held, if applicable xv:
N/A

 

Proxy Voting:
10. Name of the proxy holder:N/A
11. Number of voting rights proxy holder will cease to hold:N/A
12. Date on which proxy holder will cease to hold voting rights:N/A

 

13. Additional information:2,500,000 shares, representing 4.12% of GVC issued capital held by ORA (Guernsey) Ltd, a company in which Mr Griffiths has a beneficial holding >50%.
14. Contact name:Chris Hill
15. Contact telephone number:07875303242