Notice of General Meeting
Date: 25 November 2019
SPORTS DIRECT INTERNATIONAL PLC
("Sports Direct" or the "Company")
NOTICE OF GENERAL MEETING AND PROPOSED CHANGE OF COMPANY NAME
Sports Direct announces that the following documents are today being posted or made available electronically to shareholders and have been published on the Company's corporate website at https://www.sportsdirectplc.com/investor-relations/agm-information/2019-gm.aspx
· Notice of General Meeting ("General Meeting") of the Company; and
· General Meeting Form of Proxy.
The General Meeting will be held on Monday 16 December 2019, at 09:30 a.m. at Academy House, 36 Poland Street, London W1F 7LU.
Copies of these documents have been uploaded to the National Storage Mechanism and will be available for viewing shortly at: www.morningstar.co.uk/uk/NSM.
The General Meeting is being held to allow shareholders to consider the proposed change of name of the Company from Sports Direct International plc to Frasers Group plc. Full details of the proposal are contained in the Notice of General Meeting and shareholders are encouraged to read that document.
If approved, the change of name will be effective once Companies House has issued a certificate of incorporation on change of name (the "Certificate"). It is expected that the Certificate will be issued on the same date as the General Meeting. The Company's stock market ticker will become FRAS from 8:00 a.m. on the day following the General Meeting and its ISIN will remain unchanged. The change of name will not affect any rights of shareholders and existing share certificates should be retained as they will remain valid and no new share certificates will be issued.
Sports Direct International plc
Tom Piper, Company Secretary
T. 0344 245 9200
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