TR-1: NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTEREST IN SHARESi

Clarissa Elsner

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:
 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 qualifying financial instruments which may result in the acquisition of shares already issued to which voting rights are attached
An acquisition or disposal of instruments with similar economic effect to qualifying financial instruments
An event changing the breakdown of voting rights
Other (please specify): 
3. Full name of person(s) subject to the
notification obligation:
 iii
Henderson Global Investors
4. Full name of shareholder(s) 
 (if different from 3.):iv
5. Date of the transaction and date on
which the threshold is crossed or
reached:
 v
27 June 2012
6. Date on which issuer notified:28 June 2012
7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or
reached: 
vi, vii
Crossed above 5%

 

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
Shares
Number
of
Voting
Rights
Number
of shares
Number of voting
rights
% of  voting rights x
DirectDirect xiIndirect xiiDirectIndirect
ORD EUR0.01Below 5%Below 5%1,700,0005.38%
IM00B5VQMV65
B: Qualifying Financial Instruments
Resulting situation after the triggering transaction
Type of financial
instrument
Expiration
date 
xiii
Exercise/
Conversion Period 
xiv
Number 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
instrument
Exercise priceExpiration date xviiExercise/
Conversion period 
xviii
Number of voting rights instrument refers to% of voting rights xix, xx
NominalDelta
Total (A+B+C)
Number of voting rightsPercentage of voting rights
1,700,0005.38%
9. Chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights and/or the
financial instruments are effectively held, if applicable: 
xxi
 
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:Patricia Russell
15. Contact telephone number:020 7818 2156

 

 

 

 

For further information:

GVC Holdings PLC
Kenneth Alexander, Chief Executive OfficerTel: +44 (0) 20 7398 7702
Richard Cooper, Group Finance Directorwww.gvc-plc.com
Daniel Stewart & Company PlcTel: +44 (0) 20 7776 6550
David Hart / Paul Shackleton / Jamie Barklemwww.danielstewart.co.uk

Media enquiries:

Abchurch
Henry Harrison-Topham / Oliver HibberdTel: +44 (0) 20 7398 7702
henry.ht@abchurch-group.comwww.abchurch-group.com

 

About GVC Holdings PLC

GVC Holdings PLC is a leading provider of B2B and B2C services to the online gaming and sports betting markets. The Group is headquartered in the Isle of Man and is licensed in Malta, and the Netherlands Antilles.

Further information on the Group is available at www.gvc-plc.com