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Tuesday 12 January, 2021

Flutter Entertainmnt

Holding(s) in Company

RNS Number : 3937L
Flutter Entertainment PLC
12 January 2021
 

TR-1: Standard form for notification of major holdings

 

This Form TR-1 has been notified to Flutter Entertainment plc by The Capital Group Companies, Inc. as a result of the UK's exit from the European Union and the end of the transition period on 31 December 2020. The Capital Group Companies' percentage shareholding disclosed in this Form TR-1, at 17.08%, remains unchanged from that disclosed in its most recent Form TR-1 published on 4 January 2021 .


NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR HOLDINGS (to be sent to the relevant issuer and to the FCA in Microsoft Word format if possible)


1a. Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer of existing shares to which voting rights are attached:

Flutter Entertainment PLC

1b. Please indicate if the issuer is a non-UK issuer (please mark with an "X" if appropriate)

Non-UK issuer

X

2. Reason for the notification (please mark the appropriate box or boxes with an "X")

An acquisition or disposal of voting rights


An acquisition or disposal of financial instruments


An event changing the breakdown of voting rights


Other (please specify): Following the exit of the United Kingdom from the European Union and the end of the transition period, we understand that disclosures in EU/EEA states will no longer be recognized by UK effective 1 January 2021. Therefore, we are filing an initial disclosure for Flutter Entertainment Plc in the UK. Previous disclosures have been made in the issuer's Home Member State of IRELAND

X

3. Details of person subject to the notification obligation

Name

The Capital Group Companies, Inc.

City and country of registered office (if applicable)

Los Angeles, USA

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

Name


City and country of registered office (if applicable)


5. Date on which the threshold was crossed or reached:

04/01/2021

6. Date on which issuer notified (DD/MM/YYYY):

08/01/2021

7. Total positions of person(s) subject to the notification obligation:


% of voting rights attached to shares

(total of 8.A)

% of voting rights through financial instruments

(total of 8.B.1 + 8.B.2)

Total of both in %

(8.A + 8.B)

Total number of voting rights of issuer

Resulting situation on the date on which threshold was crossed or reached

17.08%

0.00%

17.08%

175,067,845

Position of previous notification (if applicable)

N.A.

N.A.

N.A.



8. Notified details of the resulting situation on the date on which the threshold was crossed or reached:

A: Voting rights attached to shares

Class/type of shares ISIN code (if possible)

Number of voting rights

% of voting rights

Direct

(Art 9 of Directive 2004/109/EC) (DTR5.1)

Indirect

(Art 10 of Directive 2004/109/EC) (DTR5.2.1)

Direct

(Art 9 of Directive 2004/109/EC) (DTR5.1)

Indirect

(Art 10 of Directive 2004/109/EC) (DTR5.2.1)

IE00BWT6H894 Common Stock


29,776,636


17.01%

US3440441026 Depository Receipt


126,613


0.07%






SUBTOTAL 8.A

29,903,249

17.08%


B 1: Financial Instruments according to Art. 13(1)(a) of Directive 2004/109/EC (DTR5.3.1.1 (a))

Type of financial instrument

Expiration date

Exercise/ Conversion Period

Number of voting rights that may be acquired if the instrument is exercised/converted

% of voting rights

N/A







SUBTOTAL 8.B.1




B 2: Financial Instruments with similar economic effect according to Art. 13(1)(b) of Directive 2004/109/EC (DTR5.3.1.1 (b))

Type of financial instrument

Expiration date

Exercise/ Conversion Period

Physical or cash settlement

Number of voting rights

% of voting rights

N/A









SUBTOTAL 8.B.2




9. Information in relation to the person subject to the notification obligation (please mark the applicable box with an "X")

Person subject to the notification obligation is not controlled by any natural person or legal entity and does not control any other undertaking(s) holding directly or indirectly an interest in the (underlying) issuer.


Full chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights and/or the financial instruments are effectively held starting with the ultimate controlling natural person or legal entity (please add additional rows as necessary)

X

Name

% of voting rights if it equals or is higher than the notifiable threshold

% of voting rights through financial instruments if it equals or is higher than the notifiable threshold

Total of both if it equals or is higher than the notifiable threshold

Capital Research and Management Company

16.97%


16.97%

Capital International, Inc.




Capital International Sarl




Capital Bank and Trust Company




EuroPacific Growth Fund (a mutual fund managed by Capital Research and Management Company)

6.82%


6.82%

Total

17.08%


17.08%



10. In case of proxy voting, please identify:

Name of the proxy holder


The number and % of voting rights held


The date until which the voting rights will be held



11. Additional information:

 

The Capital Group Companies, Inc. ("CGC") is the parent company of Capital Research and Management Company ("CRMC") and Capital Bank & Trust Company ("CB&T"). CRMC is a U.S.-based investment management company that serves as investment manager to the American Funds family of mutual funds, other pooled investment vehicles, as well as individual and institutional clients. CRMC and its investment manager affiliates manage equity assets for various investment companies through three divisions, Capital Research Global Investors, Capital International Investors and Capital World Investors. CRMC is the parent company of Capital Group International, Inc. ("CGII"), which in turn is the parent company of four investment management companies ("CGII management companies"): Capital International, Inc., Capital International Limited, Capital International Sàrl and Capital International K.K. CGII management companies and CB&T primarily serve as investment managers to institutional and high net worth clients. CB&T is a U.S.-based investment management company that is a registered investment adviser and an affiliated federally chartered bank.

Neither CGC nor any of its affiliates own shares of the Issuer for its own account. Rather, the shares reported on this Notification are owned by accounts under the discretionary investment management of one or more of the investment management companies described above.

 

 


Place of completion

Los Angeles

Date of completion

08/01/2021

 

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