Blocklisting application and six monthly return

Clarissa Elsner

An application has been made to the UK Listing Authority and to the London Stock Exchange for the blocklisting of 11,420,000 new ordinary shares of €0.01 each in the Company, in order to satisfy the regular issue of shares from time to time under the Company’s following share option schemes:

  • 2010 Long Term Incentive Plan
  • 2015 Long Term Incentive Plan
  • 2016 Management Incentive Plan

The shares will, when issued, rank pari passu with the existing ordinary shares of the Company. Admission is expected to occur on 4 November 2016. As at 31 October 2016, GVC confirms that it has 292,301,563 ordinary shares of €0.01 each in issue.

Furthermore, the Company provides its six-monthly blocklisting update in respect of its existing blocklisting used to satisfy the exercise of the remaining share awards made to employees of digital entertainment plc (“”) prior to its acquisition by GVC, which completed on 1 February 2016:

Name of applicant: GVC Holdings PLC
Name of scheme: Legacy share award schemes
Period of return: From: 28 April 2016 To: 28 October 2016
Balance of unallotted securities under scheme(s) from previous return: 516,729
Plus:  The amount by which the block scheme(s) has been increased since the date of the last return (if any increase has been applied for): 0
Less:  Number of securities issued/allotted under scheme(s) during period (see LR3.5.7G): 481,614
Equals:  Balance under scheme(s) not yet issued/allotted at end of period: 35,115


Name of contact: Robert Hoskin
Telephone number of contact: +350 200 78700


For further information contact

GVC Holdings PLC
Robert Hoskin, Company Secretary: +350 200 78700