Tag Archives: Stockholm

Kindred sharpens proprietary focus to counter post-covid global realities 

Kindred Group Plc remains optimistic of its long-term prospects, as short-term European market headwinds have ‘applied temporary pressure to its headline revenue and profits’.  Publishing its Q1 trading statement (unaudited period ending 31 March), Kindred registered corporate revenues of £247 million, down 31% on corresponding 2021 results of £352 million. A tough opening to 2022 trading saw Stockholm-listed online gambling …

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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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Betsson begins US journey in Colorado

Betsson AB has debuted its first US market property, launching the Betsafe sportsbook app in the state of Colorado. Entering the US market, Betsson stated that it had built a US-customized sportsbook to support Betsafe’s partnership with Colorado’s Dostal Alley Casino.  The Stockholm-listed online gambling group has opened an office in Downtown Denver and has moved to support its regional …

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Betsson onboards Roland Glasfors as Group IR lead 

Betsson AB has confirmed the appointment of Roland Glasfors as Vice President of Corporate Communications, Sustainability and Investor Relations. An expert in IR and CSR disciplines, he joins the firm’s executive leadership team from Stockholm Nasdaq-listed instant payments and open banking systems provider Trustly AB. Glasfors has prior industry experience, having led investor relationships and stakeholder management for NetEnt AB …

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Sweden calls for fee hike on licences to cover Spelinspektionen’s costs

Finansdepartementet – Sweden’s Ministry of Finance has submitted proposals to increase licence fee renewal duties, alongside a further demand for B2B licence requirements to be adopted as a market obligation.     A memorandum with proposals has been submitted for consultation until 9 May, and, if adopted to enter into force, a new licensing arrangement would be applicable from 1 March 2023. …

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Kindred to double headcount of new look sportsbook unit

Kindred Group Plc has launched a global recruitment drive to expand its trading capabilities, as the Stockholm-listed online gambling group prepares to take ‘end-to-end control’ of its sportsbook platform This February saw Kindred announce its biggest-ever technology directive, choosing to build its own proprietary sportsbook solution in order to reduce its reliance on third-party suppliers. Marked as a headline objective, …

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Catena looks West as Euro impairments stunt 2021 growth  

Catena Media Plc has underlined its long-term growth strategy and ongoing international expansion projects, as the Stockholm-listed affiliate publisher registers a full-year 2021 operating loss of €12.7 million.  The firm’s FY2021 earnings performance was significantly impacted due to the impairment of previously acquired German and French sports media assets totalling €49 million. Headline metrics saw Catena register corporate revenues of …

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GiG achieves peak Q4 results as business returns to black

Gaming Innovation Group (GiG) has achieved ‘all-time–high’ metrics closing its end of year trading, as the Stockholm-listed B2B technology and media services provider returns to full-year profits and positive cash-flow.  Publishing its Q4 2021 trading update, GiG achieved peak revenues of €18.2 million, up 29% on corresponding 2020 results of €14 million. Period trading saw GiG’s Media Services unit continue …

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LeoVegas to broaden new market horizons to counter Euro drags  

LeoVegas AB has posted stagnant financial results, with corporate performance dogged by market exposures to changed regulatory conditions within the Netherlands and Germany. Publishing its Q4 trading statement, the firm saw its period like-for-like corporate revenues maintained at €98 million. The Stockholm-listed operator informed investors that “excluding Germany and the Netherlands”, period revenues would have increased by 26%. Q4 adjusted …

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Evolution doubles 2021 profits as leadership aims to bolster new games pipeline

Evolution Gaming has surpassed the €1 bn mark in operating revenues recorded during 2021 –  buoyed by record-breaking Q4 results that registered double/triple digit growth across all core trading metrics. Publishing its full-year 2021 financial results, the firm registered Q4 revenues of €300m, up 69% on corresponding 2020 results of €177m. Revenue growth was attributed to a ‘continued global demand …

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