Tag Archives: Kristian Nylén

Kambi clears Q1 hurdles as 2022 opening is dragged by DraftKings & Dutch dramas   

Kambi Group Plc maintains confidence in achieving its 2022 commercial and operating objectives, despite a tough start to year trading.  Publishing its Q1 trading results (period ending 31 March), the Stockholm-listed sports betting technology supplier registered a 15% decline in corporate revenues to €37 million (Q1 2021: €43m). This fall in headline revenues was attributed to Kambi’s adjustment of former …

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Kambi ‘will not stand still’ after navigating 2021 trading hurdles

Kambi Group has asserted that it will maintain momentum on its international development and investment strategy in 2022, after overcoming hurdles in the Netherlands and with regards to some of its operator partners.  Publishing its full year trading results for 2021, the group revealed a 38% increase in revenue to €162.4 million, (2020: €117.7m), whilst profit before taxation stood at …

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Kambi guarantees Day-1 presence for Ontario partners 

Kambi Group Plc has communicated to its North American sportsbook partners that it has secured its ‘day-1 presence’ for the launch of Ontario’s online gambling regime on 4 April  The Stockholm-listed sportsbook technology supplier has obtained its trusted supplier accreditation by provincial regulator the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO). The approval will allow Kambi to supply its sportsbook …

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Nylén increases shareholding in Kambi as business becomes hot property

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Kambi Group CEO Kristian Nylén has increased his personal shareholding in the company by 22,500 shares, as the firm seeks to secure greater control of its future strategic direction.  Nylén used the current exercise window to gain all of his 22,500 share options based on the 2018 buyback programming, thereby boosting his shareholding in Kambi from 720,000 to 742,500. The …

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Kambi clears Q4 peak comparatives to deliver 93% FY profit growth 

Kambi Group Plc has praised its diverse market make-up for  helping the sportsbook systems provider maintain year-on-year growth, irrespective of pandemic circumstances impacting its commercial pipeline.  Publishing its Q4 trading update, Kambi registered corporate revenues of €35 million, down 26% on corresponding 2020 results of €47 million. Q4 trading was matched against record-breaking 2020 comparatives for sportsbook clients. Performance was …

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Kindred expands core sportsbook partnership with Kambi

Kindred Group has announced two enhancements of its sports betting product, leveraging Kambi Group’s sports betting services whilst working to boost the scope of its own Kindred Racing Platform (KRP).  The three-year deal between the Stockholm Nasdaq-listed gambling groups will see Kindred utilise Kambi’s B2B sports betting platform until the end of 2026 as it looks to roll out its …

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New York opening lauded as ‘huge moment’ and ‘significant milestone’ by European suppliers

Legalised mobile sports betting in the state of New York is due to commence tomorrow (8 January), as the New York State Gambling Commission (NYSGC) approved licences for four operators.  Issuing an update this morning, the state regulatory body advised that each of the four licence holders had satisfied all necessary statutory and regulatory requirements for mobile sports betting.  Furthermore, …

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Kambi looks to stateside opportunities with sportsbook-centric Q3 strategy

Kambi has underscored its ability to overcome potential regulatory hurdles and ‘capitalise on future opportunities’, highlighting the depth of its sportsbook offering and new M&A strategy. Publishing its Q3 trading results, the Stockholm listed sports betting technology supplier reported a quarterly year-on-year revenue increase of 48% to €41.6 million (Q3 2020: €28.1m) reflecting an 80% increase in revenue from the …

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Kambi strengthens Dutch footprint with BetEnt deal

Kambi strengthens Dutch footprint with BetEnt deal

Ahead of the Dutch market opening on 1 October, Kambi Group has signed a multi-year partnership with BetEnt to support the launch of its BetCity.nl-branded online sportsbook. Through the agreement, BetCity.nl will benefit from access to Kambi’s technology and sports betting offer, as well as its experience with compliance and sports integrity.   Kristian Nylén, CEO of Kambi, said: “Kambi is …

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Kambi strikes €26m deal to acquire Abios esports

Kambi Group Plc has this afternoon disclosed that it has reached an agreement to acquire live esports data and markets odds specialist Abios for a total consideration of SEK 270 million (€26m). The deal sees Kambi undertake its biggest corporate acquisition to date, providing the Stockholm-listed technology group with a new platform to expand its esports services within global betting’s …

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