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William Hill to delist from the FTSE on 1 April

William Hill Plc has issued an update on the ‘timetable and conditions’ regarding its $3.6 billion takeover by US strategic partner Caesars Entertainment.      Caesars takeover bid was first disclosed and recommended by William Hill’s board to shareholders on 30 September 2020. Subject to shareholder and regulatory approval, Caesars $3.6 billion bid was put forward by the US operator’s special unit …

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Sportech terminates talks with Standard General

The Board of Sportech Plc has confirmed that talks with US investment firm Standard General have been terminated. This announcement follows Standard General’s revelation this morning that it did not intend to make an offer for the firm. Wagering and racing systems provider Sportech Plc revealed at the start of December that it had entered into a conditional agreement to …

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Nektan ceases trading on London AIM

After failing to appoint a new nominated advisor, Nektan (Gibraltar) Limited has confirmed that it is no longer trading on the London Stock Exchange’s Alternative Investment Market (AIM). Nektan cancelled its trading on AIM, citing AIM Rule 1, which states: “an applicant must appoint a nominated adviser and an AIM company must retain a nominated adviser at all times”. The …

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Flutter finalises TSG merger agreement

Flutter Entertainment has confirmed the completion of its $11 billion merger with The Stars Group (TSG), and will begin trading on the London Stock Exchange and Euronext Dublin Exchange. Upon completion of the deal, Flutters’ entire enlarged issued share capital was admitted to the premium listing of the Official List of the Financial Conduct Authority and the Official List of …

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Intertain to list on London Stock Exchange as ‘Jackpotjoy Plc’

Updating the market, Toronto TSX-listed Intertain Group (Intertain) has announced that it will hold a ‘special meeting of shareholders’ on the 23 September, outlining the firm’s plans to seek a full listing on the London Stock Exchange. The LSE listing planned for this October will see the firm renamed under its core brand ‘Jackpot Plc’, with Intertain governance moving its …

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More Gfinity eSports shares to go on the market

UK eSports events firm Gfinity has revealed that it lost £3.6m in its first full year. The company are far from being in panic mode however, with this considerable expenditure necessary to build the infrastructure which’ll allow for future expansion. The launch of the UK’s first dedicated eSports arena (in partnership with Vue cinemas) for instance was costly, and as …

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Unibet results hit by currency conversion

Swedish operator Unibet has been hit by the exchange rate fluctuations across Europe, meaning that the company’s Q4 results are much flatter than its performance suggested. As it is listed on the London Stock Exchange, Unibet declares in pounds sterling, with gross winning revenues of £78.0m for the quarter, only slightly up on the £74.4m generated in Q4-2013. However in …

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