Tag Archives: Catena Media

Catena restructures board as Optimizer Invest decreases shareholding

The governance of Stockholm-listed industry affiliate marketing network Catena Media has confirmed that it will put forward the appointments of Göran Blomberg and Per Widerström as new members of the board, to be voted on at the firm’s upcoming AGM scheduled for 2 May 2019. Issuing a corporate filing, Catena governance discloses that Optimizer Invest senior partners Henrik Persson Ekdahl …

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Catena points towards ‘organic discipline’ leading future growth

Stockholm-listed industry affiliate marketing network Catena Media has this morning published its full-year 2018 results (12-month period ending 31 January), citing strong progress on its ‘2020 Vision’ corporate guidance strategy. Catena assets closed year-end trading strongly, reporting Q4 2018 increased revenues of €27 million (Q4 2017: €20m), supporting a 17% EBITDA increase of €12 million (Q4 2017: €10m). Updating investors, …

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Industry VC Optimizer Invest splits AM & consultancy functions

Malta-based industry venture capital firm Optimizer Invest has moved to restructure and realign its operations, separating its asset management and consultancy divisions. In connection with the separation, Optimizer Invest informs that its corporate shares in Stockholm-listed Catena Media and Gaming Innovation Group (GiG) will be redistributed to senior partners – Henrik Persson Ekdahl, Andre Lavold and Mikael Riese Harstad.  The …

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Catena Media appoints Erik Edeen as interim CFO

Issuing a market update Stockholm-listed industry affiliate publishing network Catena Media Plc has confirmed the appointment of Erik Edeen as acting interim Chief Financial Officer (CFO), succeeding Pia-Lena Olofsson who departs the company. A twelve-year finance executive, Erik Edeen joins Catena’s leadership team from Deloitte Sweden, where he served as a partner within the firm’s business solutions division, leading a …

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SBC Awards 2018 produces a record 32 different winners

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A record 32 different companies were recognised for excellence in the sports and gaming industries at last night’s SBC Awards ceremony in London, with bet365 once again taking home the Bookmaker of the Year prize. On a night of festive-themed celebration for the industry, bet365 stole the show in front of 700 attendees at The Artillery Garden, before Sergey Portnov, …

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Strong Q3 trading sees Catena confident of future prospects

Stockholm-listed industry affiliate marketing network Catena Media, continues its strong 2018 trading momentum, detailing double-digit growth across its core metrics and KPIs, as leadership eyes significant future opportunities. Sustaining peak activity across its network following World Cup Russia 2018, Catena details Q3 2018 period revenues of €28 million (Q3 2017), supporting year-to-date corporate revenues €77 million (2017: €46 million). Undertaking …

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Sportradar: The uncertain ‘guess’ driving the IRP’s data proposals for tennis

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David Lampitt, Managing Director of Group Operations at Sportradar, described the Independent Review Panel (IRP) proposals for lower level tennis as “archaic”, adding that it is “counter-intuitive to think that adopting a prohibition style is going to enhance the integrity of the sport”. Speaking at last month’s Betting on Sports conference at Olympia London, Lampitt was asked about the possible …

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Industry giants headline shortlists for SBC Awards 2018

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Industry giant bet365 will be hunting a famous fifth consecutive Bookmaker of the Year title at this year’s SBC Awards, but an array of big hitters are ready to steal the show in front of more than 700 attendees at a stunning London venue – The Artillery Garden at the HAC. The shortlists for the 38 prizes were confirmed this …

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Catena restructures board following departure of Anders Brandt

Stockholm-listed industry affiliate marketing network Catena Media has moved to restructure its Board of Directors following the resignation of Anders Brandt. A board member since 2015, Brandt has voluntary resigned from Catena governance to pursue ‘personal interests and new assignments’. Updating investors, Catena Media Group Chairman Kathryn Moore Baker confirmed the appointment of Øystein Engebretsen as Brandt’s replacement on the …

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Catena signals its expansion intent with new ‘major recruits’

Further to publishing its H1 2018 interim results, Stockholm-listed Catena Media has strengthened its senior management team supporting its ongoing ‘international expansion and diversification strategy’. Catena governance confirms the appointments of Michael Daly as US General Manager and Nigel Frith as General Manager of Financial Services. Furthermore, Catena confirms the appointment of Andreas Ericson as new Director of M&A, identifying …

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