Betfair Group PLC (BET) - Holding(s) in Company RNS Number : 0841Q Betfair Group PLC 01 November 2012 TR-1: NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTEREST IN SHARES^i 1. Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer of existing shares to which voting rights are BETFAIR GROUP PLC attached: ^ii 2 Reason for the notification (please tick the appropriate box or boxes): An acquisition or disposal of voting rights X An acquisition or disposal of qualifying financial instruments which may result in the acquisition of shares already issued to which voting rights are attached 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): SBI HOLDINGS, INC. 3. Full name of person(s) subject to the notification obligation: ^iii SBIH UK LIMITED SBIH INVESTMENT UK LIMITED 4. Full name of shareholder(s) BBHISL NOMINEES LIMITED (if different from 3.):^iv 5. Date of the transaction and date on which the threshold is crossed or 31 OCTOBER 2012 reached: ^v 6. Date on which issuer notified: 1 NOVEMBER 2012 7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or FROM 3.915% TO BELOW 3% reached: ^vi, vii 8. Notified details: A: Voting rights attached to shares ^viii, ix Class/type Situation previous Resulting situation after the triggering of to the triggering transaction shares transaction Number Number Number Number of % of voting if possible of of of voting rights ^x using Shares Voting shares rights the ISIN Rights Direct Direct Indirect Direct Indirect CODE ^xi ^xii Ordinary 4,008,069 4,008,069 0 0 Below 3% 0% Below 3% B: Qualifying Financial Instruments Resulting situation after the triggering transaction Type of financial Expiration Exercise/ Number of voting % of voting instrument date ^xiii Conversion Period rights that may rights ^xiv be acquired if the instrument is exercised/ converted. C: Financial Instruments with similar economic effect to Qualifying Financial Instruments ^xv, xvi Resulting situation after the triggering transaction Type of Exercise Expiration Exercise/ Number of voting % of voting financial price date ^xvii Conversion rights instrument rights ^xix, instrument period refers to xx ^xviii Nominal Delta Total (A+B+C) Number of voting rights Percentage of voting rights BELOW 3% BELOW 3% 9. Chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights and/or the financial instruments are effectively held, if applicable: ^xxi Whereas: (i) SBIH Investment UK Limited, SBIH UK Limited, SBI Broadband Funds No.1 Limited Partnership and SBI BB Media Investment Limited Partnership are controlled undertakings of SBI Holdings, Inc; (ii) SBI Holdings, Inc. through the aforementioned controlled undertakings, indirectly holds (in aggregate) Ordinary Shares in the capital of the Betfair Group plc representing less than 3 per cent. of the voting rights. Proxy Voting: 10. Name of the proxy holder: -- 11. Number of voting rights proxy holder will cease -- to hold: 12. Date on which proxy holder will cease to hold -- voting rights: 13. Additional information: This notification is made by each of SBI Holdings, Inc, SBIH UK Limited and SBIH Investment UK Limited in accordance with DTR 5.2.3 14. Contact name: Takeshi Irie 15. Contact telephone +81-3-6229-0129 number: This information is provided by RNS The company news service from the London Stock Exchange END HOLUGGAGGUPPGUG -0- Nov/01/2012 10:18 GMT
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