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Better Collective Q1 stresses importance of completing US revshare transition

SBC News Better Collective Q1 stresses importance of completing US revshare transition

Better Collective A/S has reaffirmed its position as global gaming’s most valuable media firm following a positive opening to 2024 trading. In Q1 2024, the joint-listed media firm in Stockholm and Copenhagen achieved €95m in revenue, an 8% increase from Q1 2023’s €88m. Like-for-like recurring revenues reached €53m, making up 57% of group revenues. This is a 14% increase from …

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Better Collective tops FY2023 high targets ahead of Playmaker refresh   

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Better Collective A/S states that it has exceeded financial expectations in revenue and earnings following a transformative year for its business, which acquired seven new media properties for €300m. Year-end trading sees the Stockholm and Copenhagen listed media group’s revenues stand at €327m (FY2022: €269m), alongside an EBITDA result of €110m (FY2022: €85m). Corporate results outperformed the enhanced targets of …

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Better Collective lauds operational excellence in restless Q3

SBC News Better Collective lauds operational excellence in restless Q3

Better Collective A/S maintains its full-year financial targets, reporting on its most eventful quarter in business, executing strategic M&As, opening its new office in Copenhagen, and finalising its dual-listing on the Danish Nasdaq. Publishing its Q3 trading update, Better Collective registered corporate revenues of €75m, up 26% on 2022 comparative results of €60m. Investors were informed that recurring revenues accounted …

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Better Collective acquires Playmaker Capital for €176m to build Americas empire

SBC News Better Collective acquires Playmaker Capital for €176m to build Americas empire

Better Collective A/S has struck definitive terms to acquire Toronto TSX-listed Playmaker Capital for a total consideration of €176m. Executing its second-largest M&A transaction, Better Collective will expand its media network across North and South America, taking control of Playmaker’s extensive coverage of sports portals including FutbolSites, Yardbarker, and The Nation Network. Of distinction, Playmaker’s media portfolio attracts over “200 …

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Better Collective eyes ‘home support’ with Copenhagen dual listing

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Better Collective AS will place its shares on Nasdaq Copenhagen, supplementing the media group’s current trading on Nasdaq Stockholm.  In a corporate filing, the board of Better Collective disclosed plans to co-list the firm’s shares by Q4 2023, pending the fulfillment of customary conditions and approvals. Investors were informed that no new shares would be issued in conjunction with the …

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Better Collective adds Denmark’s Tipsbladet to media leadership vision

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Better Collective has strengthened its standing in the Danish market whilst also solidifying one of the key pillars of its global strategy via a takeover of Tipsbladet. The transaction was conducted at a purchasing price of €6.5m. The football media site will be incorporated into the company’s international portfolio of sports betting content web pages from 2 October. A Danish-founded …

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Jesper Søgaard: Better Collective ‘keeping foot on the pedal’ for Americas growth

Better Collective: high ambitions backed by a visionary strategy

Transatlantic business is at the forefront of Better Collective’s post-Q2 agenda as it continues to target a standing as ‘the leading digital sports media group’, CEO Jesper Søgaard reiterated to investors. Whilst Better Collective is seeking to maintain its standing in its found market of Europe, the growth opportunities of North and Latin American betting sectors are becoming too alluring …

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Better Collective ups 2023 landing adding new Skycon muscle

Better Collective purchases majority share in Mindway AI

Better Collective AS has reiterated its 2023 revenue expectations after reporting a ‘record’ trading performance during the second quarter, having followed up the three-month period with a series of expansions. The Stockholm-listed igaming media group reported revenue of €78m, a 39% increase on €56m the year prior, alongside EBITDA growth of 135% to €29m (€12m), with a margin of 37%. …

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Better Collective extends Scandinavian reach with new media properties

Better Collective extends Scandinavian reach with new media properties

Better Collective has expanded its international media portfolio with the acquisition of four Swedish websites from the Everysport Group. The four sites in question are SvenskaFans.com, HockeySverige.se, Fotbolldirekt.se and Innebandymagazinet.se, which have a combined monthly viewership of nine million in Sweden. Conducted at a total purchase price of €3.7m, the transaction will be paid for in three instalments and financed …

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