Tag Archives: Groupe FDJ

FDJ targets Paris Gold launching ‘Elite Femmes’ cycling competition

Française des Jeux (FDJ), France’s national lottery operator has launched the first edition of its ‘Coupe de France Elite Femmes’ pro-cycling competition, in partnership with the French Cycling Federation (FFC).  A first of its kind event for women’s pro-cycling, the Coupe de France is an eight-round back-to-back multi-format race competition that will help Team France test cycling routes and prepare …

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FDJ deepens Corporate Foundation remit to promote equality

Groupe FDJ has renewed its ‘Corporate Foundation’, expanding its responsibility charter to promote equal opportunities and social mobility across all components and stakeholders of its business.  The board of FDJ has announced ‘a new five-year cycle’ of the Foundation that will be funded with a budget of €25 million – a 25% increase compared to the 2018-2022 charter. The Foundation …

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FDJ recruits Coca-Cola’s Bastien to lead new sales drive 

Groupe FDJ, the operating company of Française des Jeux, France’s national lottery operator, has confirmed the appointment of Isabelle Bastien as new Group Chief Commercial Officer (CCO).  Bastien has joined FDJ’s executive committee and will be charged with leadership of Paris Euronext gambling group’s sales force activities and B2B trade marketing teams. A mass-market retail expert, Bastien joins FDJ from …

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FDJ scores 100% as SBF-120 equal opportunities employer 

Groupe FDJ has ranked as the fourth most female-inclusive employer of the Paris Euronext Exchange’s SBF120 – Société des Bourses Françaises 120 Index.    The achievement was disclosed by France’s Ministry for Equality and Diversity, which requires the governors of SBF-120 to undertake a yearly evaluation of equal opportunities offered by France’s biggest companies. The eighth edition of the SBF-120’s ‘female …

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Full strength FDJ outperforms 2019 comparatives

Groupe FDJ reports a strong business momentum as its financial performance begins to outmatch pre-COVID 2019 results.  Publishing its Q3 trading update (period ending 30 September), FDJ recorded a group turnover of €529 million (Q3 2020: €503m) generated from the combined lottery and sports betting sales of €4.5 billion (Q3 2020: €4.3bn).  France National Lottery operator reopened its entire AMIGO …

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FDJ Gaming Solutions wins tender to revamp Eesti Loto games suite

FDJ Gaming Solutions, the B2B lottery subsidiary of Groupe FDJ, has won the exclusive rights to upgrade the digital games portfolio of Eesti Loto – Estonia’s national lottery operator. The agreed contract will see FDJ Gaming Solutions supply Eesti Loto with its new digital games suite powered by FDJ’s Interactive Factory platform. Eesti Loto confirmed that FDJ’s interactive factory had …

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Full strength FDJ outperforms normalised trading results

Groupe FDJ has cited ‘rapid acceleration towards growth’, as its commercial units outride France’s pandemic headwinds and begin to outperform 2019 results. Publishing its 2021 interim accounts (period ending 30 June), FDJ records combined group stakes (lottery sales and sports betting wagers) of €9.1 billion up 32% on H1 2020’s €6.8 billion – and a significant 8% increase on H1 …

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FDJ to steward Plug and Play’s French retail accelerator

Groupe FDJ has joined wider business organisations in supporting France’s Plug and Play ecommerce accelerator programme.  As the operating firm of France’s National Lottery, maintained by its Française des Jeux unit– Groupe FDJ will provide its expert guidance on French retail and e-commerce disciplines to new start-ups. Recognised as one of global tech’s most successful investment platforms, Plug and Play’s …

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FDJ joins l’Alliance skills sharing community

Groupe FDJ has become a member of French ‘skills sharing community’ l’Alliance pour le mécénat de compétences, providing support and solidarity to France’s charitable and civic organisations. l’Alliance promotes skill sharing opportunities and programmes to employees of its members, helping to support French charitable organisations working across multiple areas such as education, the environment, family support, social mobility and research. …

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FDJ rallies on ‘Mission Patrimoine’ in support of French heritage 

Française des Jeux (FDJ) has relaunched its ‘Mission Patrimoine 2020’ national heritage campaign to support French tourism in recovering from COVID-19 impacts. Helping maintain French cultural landmarks and projects, this September FDJ will host five exclusive Mission Patrimoine lotto draws which will contribute direct funds to France’s National Heritage Foundation. Marked as a key 2020 social responsibility directive, FDJ has …

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