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05 March 2018

Credit Rating

GVC Holdings PLC, the multinational sports betting and gaming group, has today been assigned the following long-term public credit ratings:

  • Fitch Ratings: Senior secured debt rating of BB+ (Expected) and corporate rating (IDR) of BB+ (Expected) with a stable outlook
  • Standard & Poor's: Senior secured debt rating of BB  and corporate rating (ICR) of BB- with a CreditWatch Positive outlook pending completion of the acquisition of Ladbrokes Coral Group plc, and
  • Moody's Investors Service: Senior secured debt rating of Ba2 and corporate rating (CFR) of Ba2 with a stable outlook

The above corporate ratings and proposed senior secured debt ratings (which includes the proposed £1.4bn equivalent new term loan B) assume and are subject to successful completion of the acquisition of Ladbrokes Coral Group plc.


For further information:

GVC Holdings PLC
Kenneth Alexander, Chief Executive Tel: +44 (0) 1624 652 559
Paul Miles, Chief Financial Officer Tel: +44 (0) 20 3938 0079
Nick Batram, Head of Investor Relations & Corporate Strategy Tel: +44 (0) 20 3938 0066
Media enquiries:  
Buchanan Communications  
David Rydell Tel: +44 (0) 20 7466 5066


About GVC Holdings PLC

GVC Holdings PLC is a leading e-gaming operator in both B2C and B2B markets. GVC has four business segments with a number of brands; Sports Brands (bwin, Sportingbet, Gamebookers), Games Brands (partypoker, partycasino, Foxy Bingo, Gioco Digitale, CasinoClub), B2B and non-core assets. GVC acquired digital entertainment plc on 1 February 2016. The Group is headquartered in the Isle of Man, is a constituent of the FTSE 250 index and has licences in more than 18 countries.

For more information see the Group's website: 


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