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JD Sports Fashion PLC (JD.L)

JD.L on London Stock Exchange

757.00GBp
15 Nov 2019
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Latest Key Developments (Source: Significant Developments)

JD Sports Fashion Says CMA Refers Footasylum Deal To Phase-2 Investigation
Tuesday, 1 Oct 2019 

Oct 1 (Reuters) - JD Sports Fashion PLC ::CMA UPDATE.CMA HAS CONFIRMED TODAY THAT FOOTASYLUM TRANSACTION WILL BE REFERRED TO A PHASE 2 INVESTIGATION..AFTER CMA'S FULL PHASE 1 DECISION ON FOOTASYLUM DEAL, INFORMED CMA IT DOES NOT CONSIDER ANY REMEDIES TO BE OFFERED TO AVOID PHASE 2 REFERENCE."FIRMLY BELIEVES" THERE IS EVIDENCE FOOTASYLUM DEAL WOULD NOT RESULT IN SUBSTANTIAL LESSENING OF COMPETITION IN RELEVANT MARKETS.FOOTASYLUM TRANSACTION WILL NOT RESULT IN ANY PRICE INCREASES OR A REDUCTION IN PRODUCT RANGES OR SERVICE QUALITY.  Full Article

JD Sports Says CMA Confirms Phase 2 Review Of Footasylum Deal
Thursday, 19 Sep 2019 

Sept 19 (Reuters) - JD Sports Fashion PLC ::CMA HAS CONFIRMED THAT IT INTENDS TO REFER ITS REVIEW OF FOOTASYLUM DEAL TO PHASE 2.  Full Article

UK's CMA Considering Whether To Accept An Undertaking For JD-Footasylum Merger
Thursday, 19 Sep 2019 

Sept 19 (Reuters) - Ford Motor Co ::UK'S CMA - MERGER OF JD/FOOTASYLUM RESULTED OR MAY BE EXPECTED TO RESULT IN A SUBSTANTIAL LESSENING OF COMPETITION WITHIN A MARKET OR MARKETS IN UK.UK'S CMA - CONSIDERING WHETHER TO ACCEPT AN UNDERTAKING UNDER SECTION 73 OF ENTERPRISE ACT 2002 IN LIEU OF JD/FOOTASYLUM MERGER.  Full Article

UK's CMA Announces Launch Of Merger Inquiry By Notice To JD Sports, Footasylum
Wednesday, 24 Jul 2019 

July 24 (Reuters) - UK'S CMA::LAUNCH OF MERGER INQUIRY BY NOTICE TO JD SPORTS, FOOTASYLUM.  Full Article

UK's CMA Invites Comments On Completed JD Sports/Footasylum Deal
Friday, 19 Jul 2019 

July 19 (Reuters) - JD Sports Fashion PLC ::UK'S CMA SAYS INVITATION TO COMMENT ON COMPLETED JD SPORTS AND FOOTASYLUM DEAL CLOSES ON 2 AUGUST.  Full Article

JD Sports Sees FY Headline Pretax Profit At Least Equal To Market View
Wednesday, 3 Jul 2019 

July 3 (Reuters) - JD Sports Fashion PLC ::AGM STATEMENT.CONFIDENT GROUP IS ON TRACK TO DELIVER HEADLINE PROFIT BEFORE TAX FOR FULL YEAR AT LEAST EQUAL TO CURRENT CONSENSUS MARKET EXPECTATIONS.YEAR TO DATE HAVE CONTINUED TO ACHIEVE ENCOURAGING LIKE FOR LIKE SALES GROWTH IN CORE SPORTS FASHION FASCIAS IN UK AND INTERNATIONALLY.  Full Article

PIRC Recommends JD Sports Shareholders To Vote Against Election Of Executive Chair Peter Cowgill
Tuesday, 2 Jul 2019 

July 2 (Reuters) - PIRC::PROXY ADVISORY FIRM PIRC RECOMMENDS JD SPORTS SHAREHOLDERS TO VOTE AGAINST ELECTION OF EXECUTIVE CHAIR PETER COWGILL AT AGM.PROXY ADVISORY FIRM PIRC RECOMMENDS JD SPORTS SHAREHOLDERS TO ABSTAIN VOTE ON APPROVING REMUNERATION REPORT.PROXY ADVISORY FIRM PIRC RECOMMENDS GREAT PORTLAND ESTATES SHAREHOLDERS TO VOTE AGAINST RE-ELECTING NICK SANDERSON AS FINANCE AND OPERATIONS DIRECTOR.PROXY ADVISORY FIRM PIRC RECOMMENDS GREAT PORTLAND ESTATES SHAREHOLDERS TO ABSTAIN VOTING ON APPROVING REMUNERATION REPORT.PROXY ADVISORY FIRM PIRC RECOMMENDS JD SPORTS SHAREHOLDERS TO VOTE AGAINST APPOINTING KPMG AS AUDITORS.PROXY ADVISORY FIRM PIRC RECOMMENDS J SAINSBURY PLC SHAREHOLDERS TO VOTE AGAINST APPROVING THE REMUNERATION REPORT DISCLOSURE.PROXY ADVISORY FIRM PIRC RECOMMENDS J SAINSBURY PLC SHAREHOLDERS TO VOTE AGAINST ELECTING CHAIR MARTIN SCICLUNA.  Full Article

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

UPDATE 1-JD Sports' Footasylum deal faces more criticism from Britain's competition watchdog

Oct 1 Britain's competition watchdog on Tuesday said it believes JD Sports Fashion's acquisition of smaller rival Footasylum may stem market competition and has referred the deal to an in-depth investigation.