Tag Archives: Christopher Bell

Codere backs stable portfolio ahead of further 2022 transformations

Codere SA has published a performance update on Q4 2021 trading activities – a period that saw the Spanish gambling group delist from the Bolsa Madrid exchange to comply with bondholders’ orders. During Q4 trading, Codere registered corporate revenues of €291m, a  result that saw the company match 85% of like-for-like revenues achieved during Q4 2019  prior to its business …

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Julie Markey appointed interim Chair of XLMedia

XLMedia (XLM) has moved to strengthen its senior leadership team following Christopher Bell’s decision to vacate as Chair, appointing Julie Markey in an interim role.  Markey steps into the position of interim Chair from her current role of non-executive Director of the Company and Chair of the remuneration committee, and will assume the responsibilities of the job whilst the company …

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XLM predicts strong full year trading despite European Casino hurdles

XLMedia (XLM) expects 2021 to be a year of successful trading ahead of the publishing of its trading results for the 12 months ending 31 December, driven by several sports acquisitions and partnerships.  Overall, the digital performance publishing group expects full year results to be ‘in line with expectations’ with revenue of $66.6 million (2020: $54.8 million) and adjusted EBITDA …

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XLMedia seeks new Chair to build on 2021 acquisitions strategy

XLMedia will initiate a recruitment process for a new Non-Executive Chairman, as Christopher Bell withdraws from the position to join ‘Nueva Codere‘, the business identity of Grupo Codere SA. During his nearly eight years as Chair of XLMedia, Bell oversaw the group’s IPO on the London AIM in 2014 as well as ‘a number of successful strategic acquisitions’ – the firm …

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Regulatory headwinds contribute to XLMedia 2019 losses

Affiliate marketing publisher XLMedia has reported that 2019 was a year of ‘limited financial progress’ for the group as it sought to ‘mitigate a number of operationally frustrating scenarios and global sector headwinds’. Publishing its results for the year ended 31 December 2019, XLMedia reported a full-year loss after it wrote down the value of its assets, reporting revenues of …

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XLMedia completes strategic review… company not for sale

Having completed a strategic corporate review, the board of XLMedia has concluded that the company will continue to operate as independent enterprise, scrapping any plans of selling its business or assets. The governance of the London AIM-listed company stated that it believed that in remaining independent it would best serve its goal of “maximising value for shareholders”. Following a record …

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