RNS Number : 8031B

Entain PLC

14 June 2021

TR-1: Standard form for notification of major holdings

1. Issuer Details



Issuer Name


UK or Non-UK Issuer


2. Reason for Notification

An acquisition or disposal of voting rights

3. Details of person subject to the notification obligation


Sands Capital Management, LLC

City of registered office (if applicable)


Country of registered office (if applicable)

United States

4. Details of the shareholder

 Name                          City of registered   Country of registered 
                                office               office 
   Sands Capital Management,     Arlington            United States 
                              ===================  ====================== 

5. Date on which the threshold was crossed or reached


6. Date on which Issuer notified


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

                            % of voting         % of voting               Total of        Total number 
                             rights attached     rights through            both in %       of voting 
                             to shares           financial instruments     (8.A + 8.B)     rights held 
                             (total of           (total of 8.B                             in issuer 
                             8.A)                1 + 8.B 2) 
   Resulting situation 
    on the 
    date on which 
    threshold was              5.130000            0.000000                  5.130000        30057306 
                          ==================  ========================  ==============  ============== 
   crossed or reached 
                          ==================  ========================  ==============  ============== 
   Position of previous 
    notification (if 
                          ==================  ========================  ==============  ============== 

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

8A. Voting rights attached to shares

Class/Type           Number of         Number of indirect  % of direct     % of indirect 
 of shares ISIN       direct voting     voting rights       voting rights   voting rights 
 code(if possible)    rights (DTR5.1)   (DTR5.2.1)          (DTR5.1)        (DTR5.2.1) 
IM00B5VQMV65            0                 30057306            0.000000        5.130000 
                     ================  ==================  ==============  ============== 
  Sub Total 8.A         30057306                              5.130000% 
                     ====================================  ============================== 

8B1. Financial Instruments according to (DTR5.3.1R.(1) (a))

Type of financial  Expiration  Exercise/conversion  Number of voting rights  % of 
 instrument         date        period               that may be acquired     voting 
                                                     if the instrument is     rights 
=================  ==========  ===================  =======================  ======= 
Sub Total 8.B1 
=================  ===============================  =======================  ======= 

8B2. Financial Instruments with similar economic effect according to (DTR5.3.1R.(1) (b))

Type of      Expiration  Exercise/conversion  Physical or       Number of       % of voting 
 financial    date        period               cash settlement   voting rights   rights 
===========  ==========  ===================  ================  ==============  =========== 
Sub Total 
===========  =================================================  ==============  =========== 

9. Information in relation to the person subject to the notification obligation

                                                                         % of voting 
                                                           % of voting    rights through         Total of 
  Ultimate controlling     Name of controlled              rights if      financial              both if it 
  person                   undertaking                     it equals      instruments            equals or 
                                                           or is higher   if it equals           is higher 
                                                           than the       or is higher           than the 
                                                           notifiable     than the notifiable    notifiable 
                                                           threshold      threshold              threshold 
                            The JEH Irrevocable 
                             Trust via Sands 
                             Family Trust, LLC 
                             controls Sands 
                             Capital Management, 
                             LP, the parent 
                             partnership of 
   Frank M Sands             Sands Capital Management, 
    Jr                       LLC.                             5.130000        0.000000              5.130000 
                         ==============================  ==============  ====================  ============= 
   10.         In case of proxy voting 

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

12. Date of Completion


13. Place Of Completion

Virginia, USA

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