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RNS Number : 6688M

Flutter Entertainment PLC

22 January 2021

 
 Standard Form TR-1 
  Standard form for notification of major holdings 
   NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR HOLDINGS (to be sent to the relevant issuer 
    and to the Central Bank of Ireland) 
 
  1. Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer of existing 
   shares to which voting rights are attached: 
   FLUTTER ENTERTAINMENT PLC 
  2. Reason for the notification (please tick the appropriate box 
   or boxes): 
   [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): 
  3. Details of person subject to the notification obligation: 
  Name:                                City and country of registered office 
   Massachusetts Financial Services     (if applicable): 
   Company                              Boston, US 
                                     --------------------------------------- 
  4. Full name of shareholder(s) (if different from 3.): 
   MFS invests in securities of the issuer on behalf of its various 
   mutual funds and institutional account clients 
  5. Date on which the threshold was crossed or reached: 
   20 Jan 2021 
  6. Date on which issuer notified: 
   22 Jan 2021 
  7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or reached: 
   3% 
 
 
  8. Total positions of person(s) subject to the notification obligation: 
                       % of voting     % of voting rights    Total of both              Total number 
                     rights attached    through financial         in %                 of voting rights 
                        to shares          instruments                                    of issuer 
                        (total of        (total of 9.B.1      (9.A + 9.B) 
                           9.A)              + 9.B.2) 
                    ----------------  -------------------  ----------------  ---------------------------------- 
  Resulting 
   situation 
   on the date on 
   which threshold 
   was crossed or 
   reached            2.99%                                  2.99%             175,067,845 
                    ----------------  -------------------  ----------------  ---------------------------------- 
  Position of 
   previous 
   notification 
   (if applicable)    3.89%                                  3.89% 
                    ----------------  -------------------  ----------------  ---------------------------------- 
 
  9. 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          Number of voting rights                                  % of voting rights 
   of shares 
   ISIN code 
   (if possible) 
                    -------------------------------------------------------  ---------------------------------- 
                          Direct                     Indirect                      Direct           Indirect 
                    ----------------  -------------------------------------  ----------------  ---------------- 
IE00BWT6H894 
 Common Stock                         5,243,482                                                2.99% 
                    ----------------  -------------------------------------  ----------------  ---------------- 
 
SUBTOTAL A                                 5,243,482                                       2.99% 
                    -------------------------------------------------------  ---------------------------------- 
 
  B 1: Financial Instruments according to Regulation 17(1)(a) of 
   the Regulations 
  Type of             Expiration        Exercise/            Number of voting                    % of voting 
   financial          date              Conversion            rights that may be                  rights 
   instrument                           Period                acquired if the instrument 
                                                              is exercised/converted 
                    ----------------  -------------------  ----------------------------------  ---------------- 
 
                                        SUBTOTAL 
                                         B.1 
                                                           ----------------------------------  ---------------- 
 
  B 2: Financial Instruments with similar economic effect according 
   to Regulation 17(1)(b) of the Regulations 
  Type of             Expiration        Exercise/            Physical          Number of         % of voting 
   financial          date              Conversion           or cash           voting rights      rights 
   instrument                           Period               settlement 
                    ----------------  -------------------  ----------------  ----------------  ---------------- 
 
                                                             SUBTOTAL 
                                                              B.2 
                                                                             ----------------  ---------------- 
 
 
 
  10. Information in relation to the person subject to the notification 
   obligation (please tick the applicable box): 
  [ ] 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. 
  [X] 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: 
            Name               % of voting rights     % of voting rights       Total of both 
                                  if it equals         through financial        if it equals 
                                  or is higher          instruments if          or is higher 
                               than the notifiable       it equals or        than the notifiable 
                                    threshold           is higher than            threshold 
                                                        the notifiable 
                                                           threshold 
                            ----------------------  --------------------  ---------------------- 
 Massachusetts Financial 
  Services Company 
                            ----------------------  --------------------  ---------------------- 
 
 Massachusetts Financial 
  Services Company 
                            ----------------------  --------------------  ---------------------- 
 MFS International 
  Limited 
                            ----------------------  --------------------  ---------------------- 
 MFS International 
  Holdings Pty Ltd 
                            ----------------------  --------------------  ---------------------- 
 MFS International 
  (U.K.) Limited 
                            ----------------------  --------------------  ---------------------- 
 
 Massachusetts Financial 
  Services Company 
                            ----------------------  --------------------  ---------------------- 
 MFS Institutional 
  Advisors, Inc. 
                            ----------------------  --------------------  ---------------------- 
 
 Massachusetts Financial 
  Services Company 
                            ----------------------  --------------------  ---------------------- 
 MFS Heritage Trust 
  Company 
                            ----------------------  --------------------  ---------------------- 
 
 Massachusetts Financial 
  Services Company 
                            ----------------------  --------------------  ---------------------- 
 MFS Institutional 
  Advisors, Inc. 
                            ----------------------  --------------------  ---------------------- 
 MFS Investment Management 
  Canada Limited 
                            ----------------------  --------------------  ---------------------- 
 
 Massachusetts Financial 
  Services Company 
                            ----------------------  --------------------  ---------------------- 
 MFS International 
  Limited 
                            ----------------------  --------------------  ---------------------- 
 MFS International 
  Holdings Pty Ltd 
                            ----------------------  --------------------  ---------------------- 
 MFS Investment Management 
  Company (LUX) S.a 
  r.l. 
                            ----------------------  --------------------  ---------------------- 
 
 Massachusetts Financial 
  Services Company 
                            ----------------------  --------------------  ---------------------- 
 MFS International 
  Limited 
                            ----------------------  --------------------  ---------------------- 
 MFS International 
  Holdings Pty Ltd 
                            ----------------------  --------------------  ---------------------- 
 MFS International 
  Singapore Pte. Ltd. 
                            ----------------------  --------------------  ---------------------- 
 
 Massachusetts Financial 
  Services Company 
                            ----------------------  --------------------  ---------------------- 
 MFS International 
  Limited 
                            ----------------------  --------------------  ---------------------- 
 MFS International 
  Holdings Pty Ltd 
                            ----------------------  --------------------  ---------------------- 
 MFS Investment Management 
  K.K. 
                            ----------------------  --------------------  ---------------------- 
 
 Massachusetts Financial 
  Services Company 
                            ----------------------  --------------------  ---------------------- 
 MFS International 
  Limited 
                            ----------------------  --------------------  ---------------------- 
 MFS International 
  Holdings Pty Ltd 
                            ----------------------  --------------------  ---------------------- 
 MFS International 
  Australia Pty Ltd 
                            ----------------------  --------------------  ---------------------- 
 
 
  11. In case of proxy voting: [name of the proxy holder] will cease 
   to hold [% and number] voting rights as of [date]. 
 
  12. Additional information: 
 
  Done at Boston on 22 Jan 2021. 
 

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