History

2018

  • On 28 March we completed the acquisition of Ladbrokes Coral Group PLC, the largest in the Group’s history that transformed GVC into one of the largest listed online gaming businesses un the world.
  • On 16 March we announced the proposed acquisition of a 51% stake in Crystalbet, a
    licensed sports focused online gaming brand based in the Republic of Georgia. 

2017

  • On 22 December the GVC Group and Ladbrokes Coral Group announced the terms of a recommended offer by GVC to acquire Ladbrokes Coral
  • Acquisition of  Innopark Pte. Limited operator of Cozy Games, the bingo-led B2B business
  • Disposal of Headlong, the Group’s Turkish-facing business

2016

  • GVC becomes a constituent member of FTSE 250 on 19 September
  • Acquisition of bwin.party completes 1 February 2016, admitted to Main Market of London Stock Exchange 2 February
  • Appointment of Norbert Teufelberger, Stephen Morana and Peter Isola as Non-executive Directors

2015

  • Announced bid for bwin.party Digital Entertainment plc
  • Trading update announces revenue of €247.7 million for the year

2014

  • Dividend already paid or declared: January, 11.5€cents per share; April 11.5€cents per share; April 4.5€cents (Special
    dividend)
  • Announcement on 14 May of strategic investment in Scandinavian markets

2013

  • Acquisition of Sportingbet (ex Australia) completes March 2013
  • 28.0 €cents paid in 2013

2012

  • Announced exclusive talks with William Hill to acquire
  • Sportingbet dividend paid: 26€cents per share

2011

  • Launch of Betboo outside Latin America
  • Dividend paid: 20€cents per share
  • Acquisition of the rights to provide back-office services to East Pioneer Corporation BV, who in turn acquired Superbahis,
    a Sportingbet branded sportsbook

2010

  • Re-domicile from Luxembourg to the Isle of Man to improve post tax dividend return for shareholders
  • Dividend paid: 60€cents per share

2009

  • Acquisition of Betboo, a Brazilian-focused bingo/sportsbook product

2008

  • Richard Cooper joins as Group Financial Director

2007

  • Launch of a sportsbook
  • Grant of a Maltese licence
  • Kenneth Alexander joins and starts to reinvigorate the Group

2004

  • Incorporation of Gaming VC Holdings S.A. in Luxembourg
  • Shares admitted to trading on AIM
  • Acquisition of CasinoClub