Tag Archives: Headlong Limited

GVC ‘surprised’ at widening of HMRC’s Turkey investigation

GVC Holdings has confirmed that the HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has expanded its investigation into the company’s former online subsidiary in Turkey. The investigation, which began on 28 November 2019, was launched in relation to former third party suppliers, which the operator understood to be related ‘to the processing of payments for online gambling in Turkey’. In 2017, GVC …

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GVC governance stands by Turkish freeload

The governance of FTSE100 gambling group GVC Holdings has issued a statement on the press coverage related to the firm’s 2017 sale of its ‘Headlong limited’ Turkish business unit. This weekend, The Sunday Times reported that GVC Holdings faced ‘fresh questions over its corporate governance’, disclosing that Group CEO Kenneth Alexander had sanctioned the sale of Headlong to business associate …

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GVC completes Turkish offload as 2018 judgement looms

Updating the market, FTSE online gambling group GVC Holdings has confirmed the complete disposal of Turkish business unit ‘Headlong Limited’ to Malta-based technology firm Ropso ltd. Last November, GVC governance announced that it would sell its Turkish enterprise and associated assets to Ropso for a total consideration of €150 million. Announcing the sale of Headlong, GVC leadership stated that the …

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