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JD Sports Fashion PLC (JD.L)

JD.L on London Stock Exchange

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23 May 2019
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Latest Key Developments (Source: Significant Developments)

JD Sports Fashion Raises Stake To 98.77 Pct From 92.11 Pct In Footasylum
Tuesday, 7 May 2019 

May 7 (Reuters) - Footasylum PLC ::JD SPORTS FASHION PLC RAISES STAKE TO 98.77 PERCENT FROM 92.11 PERCENT IN FOOTASYLUM PLC - FILING.  Full Article

Jd Sports Fashion Says Compulsory Acquisition of Footasylum Shares
Tuesday, 23 Apr 2019 

April 23 (Reuters) - JD SPORTS FASHION: :RECOMMENDED CASH OFFER FOR FOOTASYLUM PLC BY JD SPORTS FASHION PLC.COMPULSORY ACQUISITION OF FOOTASYLUM SHARES.DESPATCH FORMAL COMPULSORY ACQUISITION NOTICES TO FOOTASYLUM SHAREHOLDERS WHO HAVE NOT YET ACCEPTED OFFER.  Full Article

JD Sports Fashion Says FY Pretax Profit Up 15 Pct To 339.9 Mln Stg
Tuesday, 16 Apr 2019 

April 16 (Reuters) - JD Sports Fashion PLC ::FY PRETAX PROFIT ROSE 15 PERCENT TO 339.9 MILLION STG.FY REVENUE ROSE 50 PERCENT TO 4.718 BILLION STG.FY PROFIT BEFORE TAX AND EXCEPTIONAL ITEMS 355.2 MILLION STG VERSUS 307.4 MILLION STG.FY TOTAL DIVIDEND PAYABLE PER ORDINARY SHARE 1.71P VERSUS 1.63P.FY TOTAL LIKE FOR LIKE SALES GROWTH IN GLOBAL SPORTS FASHION FASCIAS OF MORE THAN 6% ACHIEVED.FY DOUBLE DIGIT EBITDA MAINTAINED IN OUTDOOR FASCIAS AFTER A PARTICULARLY WEATHER-CHALLENGED TRADING PERIOD.TRIAL OF JD FASCIA DELIVERED ENCOURAGING EARLY RESULTS."PLEASED WITH CONTINUED UNDERLYING POSITIVE PERFORMANCE OF GROUP".HOT WEATHER THROUGH SUMMER, VERY MILD WEATHER THROUGH AUTUMN & WINTER MADE THIS AN EXCEPTIONALLY CHALLENGING YEAR FOR OUTDOOR BUSINESSES.  Full Article

JD Sports Fashion Says Offer For Footasylum Declared Wholly Unconditional
Friday, 12 Apr 2019 

April 12 (Reuters) - JD Sports Fashion PLC ::JD SPORTS FASHION FOOTASYLUM PLC - OFFER FOR FOOTASYLUM DECLARED WHOLLY UNCONDITIONAL.JD SPORTS FASHION PLC - AS AT 3.00PM ON APR 11 APRIL RECEIVED VALID ACCEPTANCES OF OFFER IN RESPECT OF 74.82 PERCENT OF ISSUED SHARE CAPITAL OF FOOTASYLUM.JD SPORTS FASHION PLC - ACCEPTANCE CONDITION TO OFFER HAS BEEN SATISFIED AND THAT OFFER HAS BECOME UNCONDITIONAL AS TO ACCEPTANCES.JD SPORTS FASHION PLC - ALL CONDITIONS TO OFFER SET OUT IN OFFER DOCUMENT HAVE NOW BEEN SATISFIED OR WAIVED.  Full Article

JD Sports Announces Offer To Buy Footasylum For About 90.1 Mln Stg
Monday, 18 Mar 2019 

March 18 (Reuters) - JD Sports Fashion::RULE 2.7 ANNOUNCEMENT - RECOMMENDED CASH OFFER.FOOTASYLUM SHAREHOLDERS WILL RECEIVE: FOR EACH FOOTASYLUM SHARE 82.5 PENCE IN CASH.HAVE REACHED AGREEMENT ON TERMS OF A RECOMMENDED CASH OFFER FOR FOOTASYLUM BY JD.OFFER VALUES ENTIRE ISSUED AND TO BE ISSUED CAPITAL OF FOOTASYLUM AT UP TO APPROXIMATELY £90.1 MILLION ON A FULLY DILUTED BASIS.CASH CONSIDERATION PAYABLE PURSUANT TO OFFER WILL BE FINANCED FROM JD'S EXISTING CASH RESOURCES AND FACILITIES.FOOTASYLUM DIRECTORS CONSIDER TERMS OF OFFER TO BE FAIR AND REASONABLE.FULL ACCEPTANCE OF OFFER WILL RESULT IN PAYMENT BY JD OF UP TO APPROXIMATELY £74.0 MILLION IN CASH TO FOOTASYLUM SHAREHOLDERS.FOLLOWING COMPLETION OF ACQUISITION, JD INTENDS TO MAINTAIN A SEPARATE OPERATIONAL MANAGEMENT STRUCTURE IN FOOTASYLUM.WILL CARRY OUT A STRATEGIC REVIEW OF FOOTASYLUM'S BUSINESS AND OPERATIONS IN CONJUNCTION WITH FOOTASYLUM MANAGEMENT.CONFIRMS THAT IT DOES NOT INTEND TO MAKE MATERIAL CHANGES IN CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT OF EMPLOYEES AND MANAGEMENT OF FOOTASYLUM.NON-EXECUTIVE FOOTASYLUM DIRECTORS INTEND TO RESIGN WITH EFFECT FROM COMPLETION OF ACQUISITION.MAY CONSOLIDATE CERTAIN HEADQUARTER OPERATIONS OF FOOTASYLUM INTO AVAILABLE SPACE WITHIN JD'S HEADQUARTERS.DOES NOT INTEND TO MAKE ANY REDUCTION IN HEADCOUNT OF FOOTASYLUM AS A CONSEQUENCE OF ACQUISITION..  Full Article

Pentland Group Discloses 21.34 Pct Stake In Footasylum - Filing
Wednesday, 20 Feb 2019 

Feb 20 (Reuters) - Footasylum PLC ::PENTLAND GROUP PLC DISCLOSES 21.34 PERCENT STAKE IN FOOTASYLUM PLC - FILING.  Full Article

Footasylum Says Business As Usual After JD Sports Buys Stake in Co
Monday, 18 Feb 2019 

Feb 18 (Reuters) - Footasylum PLC ::FOOTASYLUM PLC - ACQUISITION OF STAKE BY JD SPORTS FASHION PLC.FOOTASYLUM PLC - NOTES TODAY'S ANNOUNCEMENT THAT JD SPORTS FASHION PLC HAS ACQUIRED 8.3% OF ISSUED SHARE CAPITAL IN FOOTASYLUM.FOOTASYLUM- CONTINUES TO OPERATE BUSINESS AS USUAL.  Full Article

JD Sports Fashion Acquired 8.3% Of Issued Share Capital Of Footasylum
Monday, 18 Feb 2019 

Feb 18 (Reuters) - Footasylum PLC ::STATEMENT FROM JD SPORTS FASHION PLC.CONFIRMS THAT IT HAS TODAY ACQUIRED 8,676,878 SHARES IN FOOTASYLUM PLC.ACQUIRED SHARES IN FOOTASYLUM REPRESENTS 8.3% OF ISSUED SHARE CAPITAL OF FOOTASYLUM.JD SPORTS HAS ACQUIRED STAKE IN FOOTASYLUM PLC FOR INVESTMENT PURPOSES.PREPARED TO ACQUIRE UP TO AGGREGATE INTEREST OF 29.9% IN FOOTASYLUM , CONFIRMS IT IS NOT INTENDING TO MAKE AN OFFER FOR FOOTASYLUM.  Full Article

JD Sports Fashion, Sports Direct Tabled Indicative Offers For Evans Cycles - Sky News
Tuesday, 2 Oct 2018 

Oct 2 (Reuters) - :JD SPORTS FASHION, SPORTS DIRECT TABLED INDICATIVE OFFERS FOR EVANS CYCLES, PITTING THEM AGAINST HALFORDS AND OTHER FINANCIAL INVESTORS - SKY NEWS.  Full Article

JD Sports says on track to meet full-year consensus
Thursday, 28 Jun 2018 

June 28 (Reuters) - JD Sports Fashion PLC ::SAYS CONTINUES TO REMAIN CONFIDENT ABOUT PROSPECTS FOR CURRENT FINANCIAL YEAR.BOARD CONSIDERS THAT GROUP CONTINUES TO BE ON TRACK TO DELIVER A RESULT FOR FULL YEAR IN LINE WITH CONSENSUS MARKET EXPECTATIONS.  Full Article

Britain's competition watchdog plans to examine JD Sports-Footasylum deal

Britain's competition watchdog said on Friday it was planning to review if JD Sports Fashion Plc's acquisition of smaller rival Footasylum "substantially" reduced competition in the sector.