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Catena gains racing vision with GG.co.uk acquisition

Stockholm-listed industry affiliate marketing network Catena Media has moved to expand its services and inventory for horseracing acquiring UK legacy racing portal – GG.co.uk. Updating the market, Catena undertakes its latest affiliate acquisition for a total cash payment of £2 million, acquiring all GG.co.uk racing related assets outright. One of the most trusted racing/betting communities, GG.co.uk offers racing punters daily tips, race cards …

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French entry for Catena Media through ParisSportifs

Sports betting site ParisSportifs has had all affiliate assets acquired by Catena Media, as the firm continues its strategic expansion, with an eye on this summers Russian World Cup. Entering the French market through the purchase, with the initial price amounting to an upfront payment of €8.2m, the assets are set to be consolidated within Catena during this month. Of …

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Catena Media strengthens German affiliate position

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Catena Media has announced a strengthening of its financial services, with the acquisition of all affiliate assets in German financial lead generator, BrokerDeal.de. With an expected total acquisition cost of €3.6m, the initial purchase consideration will see an upfront payment of €1.2m, of which €840,000 will be made in cash and the remaining €360,000 sum in newly issued Catena shares. …

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Expansion continues for Catena Media with US acquisition

With RB Capital, who were the sell-side advisors on the transaction, Catena Media plc has further strengthened its position as a leading iGaming affiliate in the regulated New Jersey market through the acquisition of BonusSeeker.com and related assets. BonusSeeker, which is on a strong growth trajectory, provides its users with unbiased comprehensive reviews of all the legal casino operators in New …

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Catena Media set to complete fresh affiliate acquisition

Stockholm-listed industry affiliate marketing network, Catena Media has outlined its intention to purchase online betting comparison site, BETFREEBETS.UK. Catena Media is aiming to follow up a positive 2017, by continuing a trend in the affiliate market as it places a strong focus on mergers and acquisitions. The group recently expanded its German market presence, confirming the acquisition of Dreamworx Online …

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Smarkets forms ‘stats-led’ content partnership with Squawka

Online betting exchange Smarkets has moved to strengthen its football content coverage, announcing a strategic partnership with new Catena Media property Squawka (Squawka.com). Beginning this March, Smarkets and Squawka teams will combine resources to develop ‘stats-led content’ for football audiences on both portals. The in-depth content and match analysis will be pushed via multiple distribution channels including Twitter, Facebook, and …

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Catena Media appoints Per Hellberg as CEO

Stockholm-listed Catena Media Plc has announced Per Hellberg as its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO), taking up his new position on the board of directors later this year. In addition, it has also been detailed that acting CEO Persson Ekdahl will return to his role as Board Member and governance advisor.  Citing extensive international commercial experience from a variety of industries, …

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Catena proposes digital growth expert Cecilia Qvist as new governance advisor

Stockholm-listed industry affiliate marketing network Catena Media Plc will move to expand its Board of Directors to seven active members, proposing Cecilia Qvist as its latest governance appointee. A digital strategy and multi-market growth expert, Qvist currently serves as Global Head of Markets for Spotify Music. Qvist has further held senior executive positions at Ericsson telecommunications and Swedbank. The expected …

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Catena increases corporate debt structure to €250 million

Updating the market, Stockholm-listed industry affiliate network Catena Media Plc has confirmed the successful placement of a new €150 million senior unsecured bond due for 2021. The update sees Catena governance expand its current corporate debt framework to €250 million ‘new bond loan’, with corporate interest payments reduced from 6.75 to 5.5%. Moving forward, Catena governance will refinance its existing €100 …

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New sponsors secured for inaugural Affiliate Insider Bootcamp

Intertops - AIB

Intertops and Optibet (Lifland Affiliates) have signed up to sponsor the Affiliate Insider Bootcamp (AIB) at this year’s Betting on Football conference (20-23 March). Held on the first full day of #bofcon2018 (Wednesday 21 March), the AIB is the first unique affiliate bootcamp from Affiliate Insider, the new affiliate news, training and events focused business launched by Lee-Ann Johnstone. Intertops …

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