Source - RNS
RNS Number : 2076H
Playtech PLC
06 June 2017
 

 

For filings with the FCA include the annex

For filings with issuer exclude the annex

 

 

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

Playtech plc

2 Reason for the notification (please tick the appropriate box or boxes):

An acquisition or disposal of voting rights


An acquisition or disposal of qualifying financial instruments which may result in the acquisition of shares already issued to which voting rights are attached

X

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

Morgan Stanley (Institutional Securities Group and Global Wealth Management)

4. Full name of shareholder(s)
 (if different from 3.):iv

Morgan Stanley & Co. International plc

 

5. Date of the transaction and date on
which the threshold is crossed or
reached:
v

01.06.2017

6. Date on which issuer notified:

05.06.2017

7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or
reached:
vi, vii

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

Direct

Direct xi

Indirect xii

Direct

Indirect

IM00B7S9G985

0

0

10,220,832

10,220,832


3.22%




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

Right of recall over securities lending agreements

N/A

N/A

2,619,351

0.83%

 

 

C: Financial Instruments with similar economic effect to Qualifying Financial Instruments xv, xvi

Resulting situation after the triggering transaction

Type of financial
instrument

Exercise price

Expiration date xvii

Exercise/
Conversion period
xviii

Number of voting rights instrument refers to

 

% of voting rights xix, xx

 






Nominal

Delta

Equity Swap

N/A

26.06.2017

N/A

756,371

N/A

0.24%

Equity Swap

N/A

29.03.2018

N/A

644,634

N/A

0.20%

Equity Swap

N/A

04.04.2018

N/A

971,247

N/A

0.31%

Convertible Bond

N/A

19.11.2019

N/A

1,800,796

0.57%

N/A

 

Total (A+B+C)

Number of voting rights

Percentage of voting rights

17,013,231

5.36%

 

 

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

Morgan Stanley & Co. International plc, Legal & Compliance Department, 25 Cabot Square, Canary Wharf, London, E14 4QA, UNITED KINGDOM. is a direct holder of 17,009,730 voting rights  (5.36%)  and is a subsidiary of Morgan Stanley Investments (UK)

 

Morgan Stanley Investments (UK), 20 Bank Street, Canary Wharf, London, E14 4AD, UNITED KINGDOM. is an indirect holder of 17,009,730 voting rights  (5.36%)  and is a subsidiary of Morgan Stanley UK Group

 

Morgan Stanley UK Group, 25 Cabot Square, LNCS/5, Canary Wharf, London, E14 4QA, UNITED KINGDOM. is an indirect holder of 17,009,730 voting rights  (5.36%)  and is a subsidiary of Morgan Stanley International Limited

 

Morgan Stanley International Limited, 25 Cabot Square, Canary Wharf, London, E14 4QA, UNITED KINGDOM. is an indirect holder of 17,009,730 voting rights  (5.36%)  and is a subsidiary of Morgan Stanley International Holdings Inc.

 

Morgan Stanley International Holdings Inc., c/o The Corporation Trust Company (DE), Corporation Trust Center, 1209 Orange Street, Wilmington, Delaware, 19801, USA. is an indirect holder of 17,009,730 voting rights  (5.36%)  and is a subsidiary of Morgan Stanley

 

 


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:

Morgan Stanley's total holding in Playtech plc remains above the 5.00% threshold previously disclosed, however, this notification is being made on the basis that the holding in sections 8(a) and 8(b)+8(c) have crossed a relevant threshold in their own right at the component level.

 

 

14. Contact name:

Wilma Fairholm

15. Contact telephone number:

+44 141 245-7218

 

 


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