Tag Archives: Stockholm

Better Collective agrees on $12m incentive plan to retain Action Network talent

Better Collective AS has disclosed a new management incentive plan related to its acquisition of US media subsidiary Action Network. Last May, Stockholm-listed Better Collective closed its biggest M&A transaction to date by agreeing a $240 million deal to acquire Action Network – significantly bolstering the publisher’s US media presence. Better Collective’s Remuneration Committee has agreed terms on a management …

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Catena orders 10% buyback of Stockholm shares 

The board of Catena Media Plc has authorised the buyback of in excess of 7 million ordinary company shares, listed on the Stockholm Nasdaq exchange.  The order was granted as an outcome of an extraordinary general meeting (EGM) held on 14 July 2021, in which the board disclosed its plans to enhance the company’s “flexibility in distributing capital to shareholders …

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Kindred lauds product excellence as uninterrupted H1 delivers record results 

Kindred Group Plc has registered record gains across its H1 metrics, following an ‘exceptionally strong business period’.  Publishing its H1 2021 interim results (period ending 30 June), the Stockholm listed online gambling group declared period profits of £160 million – up 575% on 2020’s corresponding H1 results of £27.8 million. Though performance comparatives were set against the peak COVID-19 impacts …

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Kindred continues sustainability focus on ‘path to zero’

Kindred Group Plc continues to progress on its group-wide business sustainability objectives, despite recording a slight increase in revenues generated from harmful gaming.     Publishing its latest ‘safer gambling update’, the group saw its share of gross win revenues from high-risk players increase from 3.9% to 4.3% during the Q2 trading period.    Irrespective of the 0.4% increase, Kindred underscored that its …

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Kindred launches revamped employee share scheme 

Kindred Group Plc has launched a new ‘All Employee Share Plan’ (AESP) which will allow its workforce to benefit from the success of the group through share ownership. The new AESP scheme will be made available to all current and future Kindred employees, with the exception of personnel registered as executive management of the Stockholm-listed online gambling group.  The scheme …

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Kambi plans for red hot summer to follow record-breaking Q1 results  

Kambi Group Plc has celebrated a record opening to 2021 trading, as the Stockholm-listed sportsbook technology provider achieved double digit growth across all core operating metrics and KPIs, as a result of its significant sportsbook network growth.  Publishing its Q1 trading update, Kambi registered group revenues of €43.2 million – up 55% on the €28 million recorded in 2020. Updating …

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LeoVegas to challenge Spelinspektionen ‘poor AML’ judgement

LeoVegas AB has launched an appeal against the SEK 2 million penalty (€200,000) issued by Swedish gambling inspectorate Spelinspektionen related to “shortcomings in the work against money laundering and terrorist financing”. Spelinspektionen communicated that LeoVegas had failed to comply in ensuring the risk-based AML safeguards of Sweden’s ‘Money Laundering Act’.  The penalty notice specified that LeoVegas had failed to ‘risk …

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Catena notifies investors of a record Q1 opening performance 

Catena Media has revealed an ‘exceptionally strong opening’ to its 2021 trading, as the company anticipates Q1 2021 revenues to top the €40 million mark.  This morning, the Stockholm-listed affiliate marketing publisher released its Q1 pre-close trading statement, alerting investors that Catena would deliver a record quarterly revenue performance.  Updating investors, Catena estimated that its Q1 adjusted EBITDA will fall …

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GiG reduces 2020 losses clearing pathway to B2B dominance 

Gaming Innovation Group (GiG) has achieved all corporate transformation objectives laid out in 2020, helping the company achieve its long-term goal of becoming online gambling’s most valuable B2B technology supplier.  Citing continued operational efficiencies during Q4 trading, GiG recorded group revenues of €17.3 million – up 66% on corresponding Q4 2019’s €10.4 million. Q4 trading saw the Stockholm-listed technology group …

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Kindred lauds its ‘strict discipline’ delivering record growth

Kindred Group Plc has continued its run of delivering consecutive ‘all-time high’ quarter performances, with the group praising its scalable business model and operating discipline. Publishing its full-year 2020 results, the Stockholm-listed online gambling group achieved a record performance in customer activity, breaking the 1.75 million active player mark across its brand portfolio. High customer activity saw Kindred record all-time-high …

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