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08 December 2017

Form 8.3 - GVC Holdings plc

PUBLIC OPENING POSITION DISCLOSURE/DEALING DISCLOSURE BY 
A PERSON WITH INTERESTS IN RELEVANT SECURITIES REPRESENTING 1% OR MORE
Rule 8.3 of the Takeover Code (the "Code")

1. KEY INFORMATION

(a)   Full name of discloser:   Barclays PLC.  
           
(b)   Owner or controller of interest and short      
    positions disclosed, if different from 1(a):      
(c)   Name of offeror/offeree in relation to whose   GVC Holdings plc  
    relevant securities this form relates:      
(d)   If an exempt fund manager connected with an      
    offeror/offeree, state this and specify identity of      
    offeror/offeree:      
(e)   Date position held/dealing undertaken:   07 December 2017  
(f)   In addition to the company in 1(c) above, is the discloser making   YES:  
    disclosures in respect of any other party to the offer?   LADBROKES CORAL GROUP PLC  

2. POSITIONS OF THE PERSON MAKING THE DISCLOSURE

If there are positions or rights to subscribe to disclose in more than one class of relevant securities of the offeror or offeree named in 1(c), copy table 2(a) or (b) (as appropriate) for each additional class of relevant security.

(a) Interests and short positions in the relevant securities of the offeror or offeree to which the disclosure relates following the dealing (if any)

Class of relevant security:   Euro 0.01 ordinary  
        Interests   Short Positions  
        Number   (%)   Number   (%)  
(1)   Relevant securities owned                  
    and/or controlled:   796,501   0.26%   321,340   0.11%  
                       
(2)   Cash-settled derivatives:                  
        143,309   0.05%   170,118   0.06%  
                       
(3)   Stock-settled derivatives (including options)                  
    and agreements to purchase/sell:   0   0.00%   0   0.00%  
                       
                       
    TOTAL:   939,810   0.31%   491,458   0.16%  

All interests and all short positions should be disclosed.

Details of any open stock-settled derivative positions (including traded options), or agreements to purchase or sell relevant securities, should be given on a Supplemental Form 8 (Open Positions).

(b) Rights to subscribe for new securities (including directors' and other employee options)

Class of relevant security in relation to which subscription right exists:  
Details, including nature of the rights concerned and relevant percentages:  

3. DEALINGS (IF ANY) BY THE PERSON MAKING THE DISCLOSURE

Where there have been dealings in more than one class of relevant securities of the offeror or offeree named in 1(c), copy table 3(a), (b), (c) or (d) (as appropriate) for each additional class of relevant security dealt in.

The currency of all prices and other monetary amounts should be stated.

(a) Purchases and sales

Class of relevant   Purchase/sale   Number of   Price per unit
security       securities    
Euro 0.01 ordinary   Purchase   50   9.5250 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary   Purchase   60   9.6675 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary   Purchase   105   9.4500 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary   Purchase   105   9.8000 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary   Purchase   127   9.7875 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary   Purchase   143   9.6475 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary   Purchase   143   9.7950 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary   Purchase   175   9.5025 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary   Purchase   200   9.7850 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary   Purchase   208   9.8750 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary   Purchase   239   9.6275 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary   Purchase   285   9.8775 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary   Purchase   303   9.8050 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary   Purchase   307   9.7400 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary   Purchase   317   9.6025 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary   Purchase   335   9.6650 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary   Purchase   360   9.6100 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary   Purchase   400   9.5100 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary   Purchase   416   9.7575 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary   Purchase   417   9.7525 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary   Purchase   422   9.6375 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary   Purchase   422   9.6125 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary   Purchase   423   9.5975 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary   Purchase   428   9.5000 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary   Purchase   429   9.4700 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary   Purchase   454   9.7925 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary   Purchase   500   9.6700 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary   Purchase   517   9.6350 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary   Purchase   536   9.6450 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary   Purchase   545   9.6500 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary   Purchase   563   9.8500 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary   Purchase   594   9.5125 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary   Purchase   597   9.7975 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary   Purchase   831   9.4675 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary   Purchase   947   9.4945 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary   Purchase   1,640   9.6511 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary   Purchase   1,792   9.6079 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary   Purchase   2,869   9.5350 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary   Purchase   3,268   9.6084 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary   Purchase   3,602   9.6150 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary   Purchase   3,604   9.6904 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary   Purchase   4,842   9.6046 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary   Purchase   4,914   9.7171 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary   Purchase   4,948   9.6741 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary   Purchase   5,406   9.5382 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary   Purchase   6,355   9.6418 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary   Purchase   6,621   9.7904 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary   Purchase   8,776   9.5241 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary   Purchase   8,846   9.5848 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary   Purchase   14,227   9.5456 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary   Purchase   17,074   9.5590 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary   Purchase   18,334   9.6842 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary   Purchase   21,982   9.5400 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary   Purchase   29,600   9.6815 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary   Purchase   31,138   9.5450 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary   Purchase   33,187   9.5563 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary   Purchase   255,057   9.6274 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary   Sale   11   9.7377 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary   Sale   50   9.5250 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary   Sale   60   9.6675 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary   Sale   105   9.4500 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary   Sale   105   9.8000 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary   Sale   127   9.7875 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary   Sale   143   9.7950 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary   Sale   143   9.6475 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary   Sale   200   9.7850 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary   Sale   208   9.8750 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary   Sale   210   9.6252 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary   Sale   239   9.6275 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary   Sale   285   9.8775 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary   Sale   303   9.8050 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary   Sale   307   9.7400 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary   Sale   317   9.6025 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary   Sale   335   9.6650 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary   Sale   360   9.6100 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary   Sale   416   9.7575 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary   Sale   417   9.7525 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary   Sale   422   9.6125 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary   Sale   422   9.6375 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary   Sale   423   9.5975 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary   Sale   428   9.5000 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary   Sale   429   9.4700 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary   Sale   454   9.7925 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary   Sale   470   9.5100 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary   Sale   501   9.6700 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary   Sale   517   9.6350 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary   Sale   525   9.6450 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary   Sale   545   9.6500 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary   Sale   563   9.8500 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary   Sale   594   9.5125 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary   Sale   597   9.7975 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary   Sale   831   9.4675 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary   Sale   1,278   9.5450 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary   Sale   1,539   9.7494 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary   Sale   1,735   9.7105 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary   Sale   2,042   9.7135 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary   Sale   2,869   9.5350 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary   Sale   3,526   9.5820 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary   Sale   3,602   9.6150 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary   Sale   4,013   9.7029 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary   Sale   5,245   9.7089 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary   Sale   5,302   9.6202 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary   Sale   6,796   9.6281 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary   Sale   13,164   9.5983 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary   Sale   21,132   9.5287 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary   Sale   22,093   9.6300 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary   Sale   23,726   9.8199 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary   Sale   26,223   9.5990 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary   Sale   27,077   9.7350 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary   Sale   30,311   9.7649 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary   Sale   50,000   9.5490 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary   Sale   77,272   9.6617 GBP

(b) Cash-settled derivative transactions

Class of   Product   Nature of dealing   Number of   Price per
relevant   description       reference   unit
security           securities    
Euro 0.01 ordinary   SWAP   Long   100   9.8099 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary   CFD   Long   308   9.7541 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary   SWAP   Long   419   9.8396 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary   SWAP   Long   498   9.5284 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary   CFD   Long   4,091   9.5851 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary   CFD   Long   5,302   9.6202 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary   CFD   Long   13,164   9.5983 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary   CFD   Long   22,093   9.6300 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary   CFD   Long   22,986   9.7617 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary   CFD   Long   23,726   9.8199 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary   CFD   Long   30,311   9.7649 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary   SWAP   Long   36,023   9.7287 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary   SWAP   Long   45,966   9.6154 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary   CFD   Short   11   9.6454 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary   SWAP   Short   509   9.5966 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary   SWAP   Short   898   9.8001 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary   CFD   Short   947   9.4945 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary   SWAP   Short   2,100   9.5459 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary   CFD   Short   14,227   9.5456 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary   SWAP   Short   27,785   9.7229 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary   SWAP   Short   29,600   9.6815 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary   SWAP   Short   31,138   9.5450 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary   SWAP   Short   44,717   9.6988 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary   CFD   Short   56,885   9.6691 GBP
Euro 0.01 ordinary   SWAP   Short   136,075   9.5688 GBP

(c) Stock-settled derivative transactions (including options)

(i) Writing, selling, purchasing or varying

Class of relevant security   Product description e.g. call option   Writing, purchasing, selling, varying etc.   Number of securities to which option relates   Exercise price per unit   Type

e.g. American, European etc.

  Expiry date   Option money paid/ received per unit
                             

(ii) Exercise

Class of relevant security   Product description

e.g. call option

  Exercising/ exercised against   Number of securities   Exercise price per unit
                 

(d) Other dealings (including subscribing for new securities)

Class of relevant security   Nature of dealing

e.g. subscription, conversion

  Details   Price per unit (if applicable)
             

4. OTHER INFORMATION

(a) Indemnity and other dealing arrangements

Details of any indemnity or option arrangement, or any agreement or understanding, formal or informal, relating to relevant securities which may be an inducement to deal or refrain from dealing entered into by the person making the disclosure and any party to the offer or any person acting in concert with a party to the offer:

Irrevocable commitments and letters of intent should not be included. If there are no such agreements, arrangements or understandings, state “none”

None

(b) Agreements, arrangements or understandings relating to options or derivatives

Details of any agreement, arrangement or understanding, formal or informal, between the person making the disclosure and any other person relating to:

(i) the voting rights of any relevant securities under any option; or

(ii) the voting rights or future acquisition or disposal of any relevant securities to which any derivative is referenced:

If there are no such agreements, arrangements or understandings, state “none”

None

(c) Attachments

Is a Supplemental Form 8 (Open Positions) attached?   NO
Date of disclosure:   8 Dec 2017
Contact name:  

Femi Badmos

Telephone number:   020 3555 1125

Public disclosures under Rule 8 of the Code must be made to a Regulatory Information Service.

The Panel's Market Surveillance Unit is available for consultation in relation to the Code's disclosure requirements on +44 (0)20 7638 0129.

The Code can be viewed on the Panel's website at www.thetakeoverpanel.org.uk.

 

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