Tag Archives: Per Hellberg

Göran Blomberg assumes Catena Media interim CEO role

Göran Blomberg assumes Catena Media interim CEO role

Göran Blomberg has been selected as the interim CEO of Catena Media, taking over from Per Hellberg who has stepped down from his role as of today. Blomberg has served as a member of the Catena Media Board of Directors since May 2019, having also held the position of Chairman since May 2020. During his tenure as CEO, Öystein Engebretsen …

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Catena reviews M&A options to continue global momentum

Catena reviews M&A options to continue global momentum

Catena Media has outlined its plans to pursue new M&A opportunities and international expansion as it seeks to grow the global footprint of its affiliate marketing network. Publishing its Q3 trading statement (period ending 30 September), Stockholm-listed Catena noted that its operating revenue amounted to €24.9 million, down 6% from €26.4 million in the same period last year. New Depositing …

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Catena lauds ‘record’ Q2 as casino drives performance

Catena Media has praised its resilience and adaptability in navigating the challenges faced by COVID-19 as the group posted a ‘record’ Q2. This story featured in today’s SBC News 90. To view the latest round-up, watch today’s edition here. Publishing its interim results for April – June 2020, Catena declared operating revenues of €27.8 million, a 17% increase on Q2 …

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Catena forecasts ‘record results’ ahead of August interims

Catena Media stated that it will deliver ‘record revenue and profits’ for Q2 2020 trading, as a result of significant online casino growth recorded across its global publishing network. Navigating the ‘continued, changing market conditions’ of the global pandemic, Catena has anticipated that revenues will amount to approximately €27.7 million, a 17% increase on Q2 2019’s €23.7 million. Q2 trading …

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Catena Media boosts casino offering to offset sports shortfall

Stockholm-listed industry publisher Catena Media has revealed that it is sourcing ‘alternative revenue streams’ for its sports division, as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to disrupt global sports fixtures. Publishing a trading update for January – February 2020, Catena Media revealed that sports accounted for 35% off its revenues generated during the period, which saw a 5.7% overall increase from €17.1m …

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Catena ends CFO hunt appointing Peter Messner as financial lead

Stockholm-listed industry affiliate marketing network Catena Media Plc has confirmed the appointment of Peter Messner as new Group Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Messner will begin his CFO tenure on 1 April 2020, taking over the duties and responsibilities currently held by Erik Edeen as Catena Media’s interim financial lead. A seasoned CFO for digital enterprises, Messner joins Catena’s executive team …

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Catena Media reports revenue losses during ‘challenging’ 2019

Industry affiliate marketing publisher Catena Media has cited a struggling performance across its core business units after recording a 2.1% drop in revenues during full-year 2019 trading. Publishing its end of year report for the period January – December 2019, Catena revealed that revenues were down from €105m in 2018 to €102.8m in 2019. Catena also recorded a 1.8% year-on-year …

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Catena backs i15Media’s new acquisition phase

Seeking to boost its US market profile and coverage, Stockholm-listed Catena Media confirms that it has entered a strategic arrangement with ‘i15Media’, the media investment vehicle established by Chris Grove and Kendall Saville. Updating the market, Catena governance confirms that it has completed its buyout of i15Media US assets, initially triggered in December 2016. Further to the earn-out, Catena governance …

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Catena accelerates US and Japan prospects amid Euro slowdown

The governance of Stockholm-listed Catena Media AB has continued to back the firm’s strategic progress and diversification strategy to overcome declines within the UK and Nordics. Competing against tough Q3 2018 metrics and a ‘slowdown in organic growth’ within its marketing verticals, Catena records a 5% decline in Q3 2019 corporate revenues €26.4 million (€27.7m) – with year-to-date revenues tracking at …

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2019 realities see Catena Media diversify strategy and verticals

Publishing its interim H1 2019 results (period ending 30 June), Catena Media Plc said it is ‘working hard to adapt to new market conditions’ facing all industry incumbents. The Stockholm-listed affiliate marketing network reported tough Q2 2019 trading, facing seasonal adjustments, regulatory headwinds and ‘high casino pay-offs’. The tough set of factors see Catena post a flat H1 2019 revenue …

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