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Betsson seeks new CEO as Ulrik Bengtsson departs with immediate effect

Stockholm-listed European online gambling group Betsson AB  has this afternoon confirmed the departure of Ulrik Bengtsson as Group President & CEO. Updating corporate stakeholders, Betsson informed that Bengtsson had chosen to leave the leadership position with immediate effect. Betsson governance informs that moving forward CEO duties will be filled by Chairman of the Board Pontus Lindwall on an interim basis until …

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Betsson AB reduces 2017 dividend program in order to support corporate strategy

Issuing a market update, the governance of Stockholm Nasdaq-listed Betsson AB has informed that the company has changed its investor dividend policy ‘in order to increase the company’s financial capabilities’ in order to be active in the consolidated European online gambling sector. The new dividend scheme will be applicable as of this year and will see Betsson governance reduce its …

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Betsson AB promotes Ulrik Bengtsson to Group CEO

Stockholm listed betting operator Betsson AB has confirmed the promotion of Ulrik Bengtsson as new Group CEO & President. The appointment of Bengtsson as Group CEO, ends Betsson AB governances search for its replacement of former leader Magnus Silfverberg. Bengtsson will take over corporate leadership from interim CEO Pontus Lindwall, who is set to return to his previous role of …

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Increased player activity & positive acquisition sees Betsson hit record results for Q3 2015

European sports betting operator Betsson AB has announced a record revenue quarter for Q3 2015 (3 month period ending 3 September), with group revenues increasing to SEK 973 million (£75.5 million) up 24% on Q3 2014 corresponding SEK 782 million (£60.5 million). The operator continues its strong 2015 momentum, posting top line growth on all key metrics. Q3 Operating income …

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Magnus Silfverberg steps down as CEO of Betsson AB

European sports betting operator Betsson AB has announced that CEO and President Magnus Silfverberg is set to step down. Betsson confirmed that Silfverberg will be temporarily replaced by his executive predecessor Pontus Lindwall, who will lead Betsson AB until a successor is found. Silfverberg leaves Betsson operations after six years’ service, of which had led the company as CEO from …

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Bettson AB issues investors share split of SEK 549 million

Following its Annual General Meeting (AGM), European sports betting operator Betsson AB has confirmed that it will pay-out SEK 549 million (£42 million) to company shareholders after implementing a share split. Betsson governance outlined that it would target a share split dividend for its shareholders, whereby one Betsson share will be converted into four shares. The pay-out will include the …

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