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Desmond’s Ladbrokes-Coral derail fails as investors back merger

Despite Dermot Desmond’s last ditch attempt to derail its £2.2 billion merger with Gala Coral, Ladbrokes shareholders are reported to have voted in favour of the deal this morning. London business news sources report that 90% of Ladbrokes Plc investors backed the merger, despite hearing Desmond’s arguments against its progression. Furthermore Ladbrokes governance rejected Desmond’s appeal for a second merger …

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Playtech records 33% H1 revenue growth as regulated market activity pay dividends

Following a period of concentrated acquisition activity in the financial services sector, igaming technology and provisions provider Playtech Plc has announced its unaudited Interim H1 2015 results (period ending 30 June), recording growth on all key performance metrics . Playtech H1 2015 performance overview The FTSE 250 listed company, saw a revenue rise of 33% to €286 million (H1 2014 …

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City issues Red Alert, as Ladbrokes forecasts H1 2015 losses

As Ladbrokes governance plans to announce its Half Year 2015 performance this Tuesday, London business analysts and investors fear the worst for the bookmaker after writing down the value of its retail betting portfolio.  Ladbrokes are set to record an impairment charge of between £75-85 million, which will guarantee that the operator records a pre-tax loss for H1. New CEO …

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