888 Holdings PLC (888.L)
27 Feb 2015
LONDON, Feb 16 - Online gambling company 888 Holdings said discussions concerning a takeover by Britain's biggest bookmaker William Hill had ended after talks broke down over price with a key stakeholder.
LONDON, Feb 10 - Online gambling company 888 Holdings has received a takeover approach from Britain's biggest bookmaker William Hill, it said on Tuesday,, lifting its share price by more than 20 percent.
* Board of company confirms that it received an approach regarding a possible offer for company by William Hill Plc
LONDON, Feb 10 - Shares in 888 Holdings jumped over 20 percent on Tuesday after the Times newspaper reported that William Hill had held advanced talks over a 750 million pound ($1.14 billion) takeover of the online gambling company.
* Since announcement of 888's Q3 IMS and KPIS on 4 November 2014 group has continued to perform in line with management's expectations
** 888 Holdings Plc shares rise as much as 5.4 pct, among the top performers among UK midcaps, after issuing an upbeat outlook.