Form 38.5 (b) - Betfair Group Plc

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FORM 38.5(b)

IRISH TAKEOVER PANEL

DISCLOSURE UNDER RULE 38.5(b) OF THE IRISH TAKEOVER PANEL ACT, 1997, TAKEOVER RULES, 2013

The UK Takeover Panel Executive has agreed that this disclosure comprises the public Dealing Disclosure required by Rule 8.5 of the UK Takeover Code

DEALINGS BY CONNECTED EXEMPT PRINCIPAL TRADERS WITHOUT RECOGNISED INTERMEDIARY STATUS, OR WITH RECOGNISED INTERMEDIARY STATUS BUT NOT DEALING IN A CLIENT-SERVING CAPACITY

1. KEY INFORMATION

Name of exempt principal trader   Goodbody Stockbrokers
Company dealt in Betfair Group plc
Class of relevant security to which the dealings being disclosed relate (Note 1) GBP 0.00095 ordinary shares
Date of dealing 2 September, 2015

2. INTERESTS AND SHORT POSITIONS

(a) Interests and short positions (following dealing) in the class of relevant security dealt in (Note 2)

    Long   Short
  Number       (%) Number       (%)
(1) Relevant securities 3,472 (0)  
(2) Derivatives (other than options)    
(3) Options and agreements to purchase/sell    
Total    

(b) Interests and short positions in relevant securities of the company, other than the class dealt in (Note 2)

Class of relevant security:   Long   Short
  Number       (%) Number       (%)
(1) Relevant securities    
(2) Derivatives (other than options)    
(3) Options and agreements to purchase/sell    
Total    

3. DEALINGS (Note 3)

(a) Purchases and sales

Purchase/sale   Number of relevant securities   Price per unit (Note 4)
Sale 1,009 31.820
Sale 3,500 31.900
Sale 1,255 31.910
Sale 1,812 31.920
Sale 6,244 32.000
Sale 256 32.010
Sale 2,362 32.050
Sale 63 32.060
Sale 458 32.150
Total Purchases 0  
Total Sales 16,959  

(b) Derivatives transactions (other than options transactions)

Product name,

e.g. CFD

  Nature of transaction

(Note 5)

      Number of relevant securities

(Note 6)

  Price per unit

(Note 4)

(c) Options transactions in respect of existing relevant securities

(i) Writing, selling, purchasing or varying

Product name,

e.g. call option

  Writing, selling, purchasing, varying etc.   Number of securities to which the option relates (Note 7)   Exercise price   Type, e.g. American, European etc.   Expiry date   Option money paid/received per unit (Note 4)

(ii) Exercising

Product name,

e.g. call option

  Number of securities   Exercise price per unit (Note 4)

(d) Other dealings (including transactions in respect of new securities) (Note 3)

Nature of transaction

(Note 7)

  Details   Price per unit

(if applicable) (Note 4)

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4. OTHER INFORMATION

Agreements, arrangements or understandings relating to options or derivatives

Full details of any agreement, arrangement or understanding between the person disclosing and any other person relating to the voting rights of any relevant securities under any option referred to on this form or relating to the voting rights or future acquisition or disposal of any relevant securities to which any derivative referred to on this form is referenced. If none, this should be stated.

Is a Supplemental Form 38.5(b) attached? (Note 8) NO

Date of disclosure   3 September, 2015
Contact name Izabela Mihalache
Telephone number +353 1 641 9432
Name of offeree/offeror with which connected Paddy Power plc
Nature of connection (Note 9) Corporate advisor

Short Name: GOODBODY STOCKBROKERS
Category Code: MSC
Sequence Number: 482600
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20150903T123417+0100

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