PPL in £3.5bn deal for E.ON’s UK network

first_img whatsapp Read This NextRicky Schroder Calls Foo Fighters’ Dave Grohl ‘Ignorant Punk’ forThe WrapCNN’s Brian Stelter Draws Criticism for Asking Jen Psaki: ‘What Does theThe WrapDid Donald Trump Wear His Pants Backwards? Kriss Kross Memes Have AlreadyThe WrapPink Floyd’s Roger Waters Denies Zuckerberg’s Request to Use Song in Ad:The WrapHarvey Weinstein to Be Extradited to California to Face Sexual AssaultThe Wrap2 HFPA Members Resign Citing a Culture of ‘Corruption and Verbal Abuse’The Wrap’Black Widow’ First Reactions: ‘This Is Like the MCU’s Bond Movie’The Wrap’The View’: Meghan McCain Calls VP Kamala Harris a ‘Moron’ for BorderThe WrapKatt Williams Explains Why He Believes There ‘Is No Cancel Culture’ inThe Wrap John Dunne whatsapp PPL in £3.5bn deal for E.ON’s UK network US power firm PPL Corp is buying German utility E.ON AG’s UK power networks for £3.5bn in cash to create one of the largest electricity distributors in Britain.PPL, which beat a rival bid from Hong Kong billionaire Li Ka-Shing according to people familiar with the matter, would also assume £500m of debt.The deal, expected to close in early April, would create the largest network of electricity delivery companies in Britain in terms of regulated asset value, at a combined $7.8 billion (4.8 billion pounds), PPL said in a statement.The E.ON business, called Central Networks, is the UK’s second-largest electricity distributor and delivers power to over five million customers. It would add to PPL’s existing pool of 2.6 million customers in South West England and South and West Wales.The acquisition furthers PPL’s move into steadier, regulated power provision and away from the competitive business of power generation. Units with regulated returns made up just 27 per cent of earnings in 2010, but helped by the earlier E.ON deal, were already forecast to make up half of this year’s earnings.The sale would also be an important milestone for E.ON, which is shedding some 15 billion euros of assets. It would mark the second big deal with PPL, after the latter bought E.ON’s Kentucky-based power unit last year for $6.7bn in cash.Hong Kong’s Li had also pursued the E.ON assets to add Britain’s second-biggest electricity distribution network to the largest, which he bought last year from EDF of France.PPL’s bid succeeded because it offered a higher price, not because Li’s rival bid posed bigger competition problems, a person familiar with the matter said. Share Show Comments ▼ Wednesday 2 March 2011 2:52 am Tags: NULLlast_img read more

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Computacenter sees profit lift

first_img Computacenter sees profit lift Read This NextRicky Schroder Calls Foo Fighters’ Dave Grohl ‘Ignorant Punk’ forThe WrapCNN’s Brian Stelter Draws Criticism for Asking Jen Psaki: ‘What Does theThe WrapDid Donald Trump Wear His Pants Backwards? Kriss Kross Memes Have AlreadyThe WrapPink Floyd’s Roger Waters Denies Zuckerberg’s Request to Use Song in Ad:The WrapHarvey Weinstein to Be Extradited to California to Face Sexual AssaultThe Wrap2 HFPA Members Resign Citing a Culture of ‘Corruption and Verbal Abuse’The Wrap’The View’: Meghan McCain Calls VP Kamala Harris a ‘Moron’ for BorderThe Wrap’Black Widow’ First Reactions: ‘This Is Like the MCU’s Bond Movie’The Wrap’Small Axe’: Behind the Music Everyone Grooved On in Steve McQueen’sThe Wrap KCS-content whatsapp Show Comments ▼ Sharecenter_img Ad Unmute by Taboolaby TaboolaSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted LinksYou May LikeMisterStoryWoman Files For Divorce After Seeing This Photo – Can You See Why?MisterStoryUndoMoneyPailShe Was A Star, Now She Works In ScottsdaleMoneyPailUndoTotal PastThe Ingenious Reason There Are No Mosquitoes At Disney WorldTotal PastUndoSerendipity TimesInside Coco Chanel’s Eerily Abandoned Mansion Frozen In TimeSerendipity TimesUndoBrake For ItThe Most Worthless Cars Ever MadeBrake For ItUndoPeople TodayNewborn’s Strange Behavior Troubles Mom, 40 Years Later She Finds The Reason Behind ItPeople TodayUndoBetterBe20 Stunning Female AthletesBetterBeUndoautooverload.comDeclassified Vietnam War Photos The Public Wasn’t Meant To Seeautooverload.comUndoElite HeraldExperts Discover Girl Born From Two Different SpeciesElite HeraldUndo Computacenter posted 22 per cent higher full-year profit yesterday after its main corporate customers resumed spending on upgrading their IT infrastructure after a lull during the economic downturn. The company, which counts Gatwick Airport and Volkswagen among its customers, posted adjusted pre-tax profit of £66.1m on revenue up 11 per cent to £2.68bn, resulting in adjusted earnings per share of 33p, all slightly ahead of expectations. “We are encouraged by end user demand for new technology which is driving the requirement for investment in corporate IT infrastructure,” said chief executive Mike Norris. Thursday 10 March 2011 7:19 pm whatsapp Tags: NULLlast_img read more

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Disaster could wipe out insurers’ capital reserves

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Amdega enters administration

first_img whatsapp More From Our Partners UK teen died on school trip after teachers allegedly refused her pleasnypost.comNative American Tribe Gets Back Sacred Island Taken 160 Years Agogoodnewsnetwork.orgInside Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis’ not-so-average farmhouse estatenypost.comBrave 7-Year-old Boy Swims an Hour to Rescue His Dad and Little Sistergoodnewsnetwork.orgFlorida woman allegedly crashes children’s birthday party, rapes teennypost.comAstounding Fossil Discovery in California After Man Looks Closelygoodnewsnetwork.orgA ProPublica investigation has caused outrage in the U.S. this weekvaluewalk.comPolice Capture Elusive Tiger Poacher After 20 Years of Pursuing the Huntergoodnewsnetwork.orgRussell Wilson, AOC among many voicing support for Naomi Osakacbsnews.com Darlington-based conservatory and greenhouse company Amdega has gone into administration. Mark Firmin and Brian Green from KPMG’s restructuring practice have been appointed as joint administrators to Amdega, which is being wound down by administrators as there is no prospect for a sale of the business. Most of the 197 local employees have been made redundant. Wednesday 27 April 2011 8:23 pm KCS-content Ad Unmute by Taboolaby TaboolaSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted LinksYou May LikeHero WarsAdvertisement This game will keep you up all night!Hero WarsUndoLuxury SUVs | Search AdsThese Cars Are So Loaded It’s Hard to Believe They’re So CheapLuxury SUVs | Search AdsUndoSenior Living | Search AdsNew Senior Apartments Coming to Scottsdale (Take A Look at The Prices)Senior Living | Search AdsUndoFilm OracleHer Love Triangle Inspired 3 Of The Most Popular Songs Ever WrittenFilm OracleUndoGundry MD Total Restore SupplementWhat Rice Does to the Human BodyGundry MD Total Restore SupplementUndoiCanAnswerThat.comThe New Volkswagen Atlas Is The Car Of Your Dreams.iCanAnswerThat.comUndoTotal PastThe Ingenious Reason There Are No Mosquitoes At Disney WorldTotal PastUndoSmartAnswers.netThis New Volkswagen SUV Is The Car Of Your Dreams.SmartAnswers.netUndoPast Factory4 Sisters Take The Same Picture For 40 Years. Don’t Cry When You See The Last One!Past FactoryUndocenter_img Show Comments ▼ Tags: NULL Share Amdega enters administration whatsapplast_img read more

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World Cup 2018: pay-per-click advertising predictions and tips

first_img With FIFA protecting the most obvious search terms as trademarks only official brand partners can use, gaming brands need to be creative, says Blueclaw’s Martin Calvert Marketing & affiliates With FIFA protecting the most obvious search terms as trademarks only official brand partners can use, gaming brands need to be more creative, says Blueclaw’s Martin Calvert.According to Google, the term “World Cup 2014” was the most searched sport event in history, with more than 2.2bn searches. Now, with the 2018 tournament underway, marketers across all industries will have worked out how they can (sensibly) take advantage of the event.Although it’s a global phenomenon, search engine interest in the World Cup generally spikes hugely but vanishes almost as quickly. Just look at the Google Trends line for the three previous tournaments below. The major challenge for brands is how to capitalise on this large but short-lived opportunity. In AdWords, the major challenge faced is FIFA’s lockdown of copyrighted terms related to the tournament.As big an opportunity as the World Cup is for betting brands, it’s an even bigger opportunity for FIFA itself. To this end, it will clamp down hard on unofficial mentions of the copyrighted terms that their partners pay big bucks to use. FIFA’s trademarked terms are many and varied, and misuse will be swiftly identified.From obvious terms like “FIFA” and “World Cup” to less specific phrases like “Russia 2018” and “Moscow 2018”, there are limits to what can be used in marketing material.In AdWords PPC in particular, bidding on these terms is easy to identify and will very likely require FIFA to approve use of the terms as an Authorised Third Party. The question is, then, who is permitted? Here’s what FIFA has to say:“The six FIFA partners have the highest level of association with FIFA and all FIFA events as well as playing a wider role in supporting the development of football all around the world, from grassroots right up to the top level at the FIFA World Cup.“The main rights for a sponsor in this tier are brand association, the use of selected marketing assets and media exposure, as well as ticketing and hospitality offers for the events.“FIFA World Cup Sponsors have rights to the FIFA Confederations Cup and the FIFA World Cup on a global basis.“The National Supporter level is the final level of FIFA’s sponsorship structure, allowing companies with roots in the host country of each FIFA event to promote an association in the domestic market.”So, what do you do if you aren’t one of these brand partners? Firstly, it’s important to note that there is some flexibility in bidding on trademark or brand terms where the term itself is not featured in the body of the advert.Technically, this means you should be able to bid on terms like “Russia World Cup” with ad copy that simply offers, for example, football betting or tips with no specific reference to the tournament.Even so, there’s evidence to suggest that Google is more stringent than usual about brand term bidding during major sporting events such as the World Cup.It all comes down to who pays who. Official brand partners, which pay FIFA for the rights to use trademark terms, complain to football’s governing body, while FIFA itself complains to Google, which relies on being able to enforce trademark protections to continue as a leading platform.In our opinion, restrictions on trademarks associated with the World Cup will lead to two things: first, a lot of headaches for companies that have not done their research, and second an AdWords landscape dominated by official partners which, like McDonald’s, really don’t have a strong and direct relationship to the sport.For marketers in betting and gaming, it’s not enough to just rely on Google to fairly enforce its normal policies. During the World Cup, the official brands get the run of things and gaming brands need to be more creative.For gambling, the terms with the highest propensity to convert are always ones using “bet” and “betting” prefixes. They will naturally be more competitive, so it then comes down to how strong an offer your brand has.Brand loyalty is not as strong for events such as the World Cup, so a strong offer can make the difference — if the company can afford it.For marketers in sports betting, we have several recommendations:1. Avoid official trademarks – and think about terms that show ‘intent to bet’A lot of official terms may be off limits, but that doesn’t mean you can’t get creative with the name of participating countries and players.More than this, while the search volume for the World Cup and related terms is huge, only a proportion of that traffic will ever choose to place a bet. So the more specific your ads are about the types of bets that people might want to try during the tournament, the more successful you will be. Clearly, this means thinking more about players and their interests and appetites than the tournament itself.A great starting point if you are an operator is to look back at previous football tournaments and consider this: was there anything different about the types of bets made or the traffic that visited your site?The more closely you can meet player requirements, the more scope there is to indirectly profit from the World Cup – without ever actually mentioning it.Furthermore, the better your ability to identify profitable terms not specifically related to the World Cup as part of your keyword methodology, the more scope there is to avoid bidding wars where costs-per-click hit crazy levels driven by World Cup traffic.The big brands will still get solid volume based on their branding. However, it is a chance for others to gain some market share if they can afford a strong offer. A solid World Cup in acquisitions can make all the difference for the next six to 12 months on a sportsbook client. And while the lifetime value of these new acquisitions is generally lower than other times of the year, the sheer volume more than offsets it.2. Focus on players, nations and real-time performanceIt’s widely known that “unofficial” sponsors will still be very visible thanks to them sponsoring various things such as national kits and, of course, players themselves.Naturally, some brands do go overboard. At Euro 2012, for instance, Paddy Power cheekily sponsored Denmark’s Nicklas Bendtner to visibly wear his ‘lucky’ Paddy Power pants – and got him fined as result.In today’s mobile-first world, we’re used to making single-word searches and hoping that Google is smart enough to figure out the rest. Bidding on particular player or country names could therefore be a fruitful strategy if we can anticipate customers might be looking for bets related to in-game activity.Mobile is expected to be the highest driver of volume. It’s a time when brand CPC’s are likely to inflate given increased competition. Further to that, generic searches around teams, goal scorers and accas all see a rise in impressions.It’s an approach that requires care to not waste ad spend, but given the size of the World Cup opportunity, it’s worthy of solid investigation.3. Take advantage of competitor effortsAs a sports betting brand, you’re not the only company that is battling to take full advantage of the AdWords opportunity presented by the 2018 tournament.For that reason, it’s worth taking an especially close look at competitor campaigns – paid and otherwise – to be inspired by approaches that you may not have considered.Apply the learnings that make sense and get a better awareness of who you’re up against and your AdWords strategy will stay grounded and focused on practical opportunities.Much like during Cheltenham and the Grand National, with a mega-event like the World Cup, there is always a heavy focus on offers used in ad creative and copy. So pay attention to what competitors are doing, and use whatever leverage you have in terms of creativity or offers to win profitable traffic.4. Investigate paid social and target the player, not the keywordKnowing your potential customer is important and opens new ways to get around trademark restrictions.If your own data is telling you that certain demographics have a higher-than-usual propensity to bet during the World Cup, apply that insight to the most cost-effective channels to reach these audiences.By targeting the player – and not a trademarked term – there is scope to increase deposits without getting into hot water.Search volume is directly linked in different regions to the progress of local teams. So the further the Three Lions progress, the more we’ll see PPC opportunities in England.It is therefore essential to adapt in an agile way as the tournament develops, focusing in on the audiences who will become more likely to bet, and avoiding the audiences who will become less likely to bet, to maximise your ROI.These are just a few approaches to take in PPC. Moreover, a lot of what we at Blueclaw advise for global football tournaments also applies to other mega-events where huge audiences, impassioned fans and the richest rewards come together.Martin Calvert is marketing director at Blueclaw, a betting and gaming-focused SEO, content marketing, PPC and social PR agency. Martin heads up Blueclaw’s internal marketing team and performs a strategic role on behalf of a number of key clients.Related articles: Round table: World Cup strategies (paywall) 888Sport top for World Cup betting (paywall) World Cup: And the winner is… (paywall) World Cup 2018: pay-per-click advertising predictions and tips Subscribe to the iGaming newsletter AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitter Regions: Europe Tags: Online Gambling Topics: Marketing & affiliates Sports betting 14th June 2018 | By Joanne Christie Email Addresslast_img read more

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UKGC sets out expanded plans to protect children

first_img27th June 2018 | By contenteditor AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitter Bingo The UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) has unveiled further commitments to protect both children and young people from the dangers of gambling The UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) has unveiled further commitments to protect both children and young people from the dangers of gambling. Building on its existing efforts, the national regulator has worked in partnership with expert advisers and the Responsible Gambling Strategy Board (RGSB) to identify areas for improvement. The UKGC has pledged to focus on access and exposure to gambling by children and young people, as well as digital and online risks, preventative education and treatment, and evidence collection and consumer engagement. Tim Miller, executive director at the UKGC, said: “We have a strong commitment to protecting children and young people from the harm gambling can pose – it’s at the heart of how we regulate. “We asked our expert advisers, the Responsible Gambling Strategy Board, to consider this critical theme. “The advice helps us to refocus and reinforce what we are doing already, and what we need to do next. For example, this year we will be carrying out targeted compliance and enforcement activity to identify and tackle any weaknesses in the age verification processes.” Miller added: “Safeguarding children in a digital age is complex, and what both RGSB and our research has highlighted is that it takes a multi-faceted approach by us, government, educators, gambling firms and parents. “It will take firm ongoing commitments from the Commission as gambling regulator, but also from all of those with a part to play.”Related article: UK to cut FOBT stake to £2 and raise remote tax Topics: Casino & games Sports betting Strategy Bingo Poker Tags: Card Rooms and Poker Mobile Online Gambling OTB and Betting Shops Subscribe to the iGaming newsletter Regions: UK & Ireland UKGC sets out expanded plans to protect children Email Addresslast_img read more

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Kindred subsidiary ordered to cease operations in Norway

first_imgAddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitter Regions: Europe Nordics Norway Trannel International, a subsidiary of the Kindred Group, has been ordered to cease operations in Norway after being found in breach of national igaming regulations by the Norwegian Gaming Authority (Lottstift).In its ruling, Lottstift said Trannel has been operating a number of sites illegally, including Unibet, Maria Casino, Storspiller and BingoLottstift. Norsk Tipping is the only operator licensed to offer igaming in the country. Lottstift said that Trannel had also been running various other sites without a licence, but it was its opinion that these four sites in particular were aimed at players in Norway.The regulator wrote to Trannel several times to outline its concerns over its activity in the country. Trannel responded by saying that although it does not deny targeting Norway, Lottstift does not have the authority to order it to cease operations in the country.Trannel said that as it is licenced in Malta, Norwegian gaming regulations do not apply to its business in Malta, and it would challenge any ruling under European Economic Area (EEA) rules.However, Lottstift has said its regulations are seen as fully compatible with EEA rules and that they include a prohibition on overseas operators targeting players in the country.Operators seen as targeting Norway include those that run sites and offer customer services in the Norwegian language, allow transactions in Norwegian Krone, have a Norwegian name, are marketed in Norway, or adapt their systems to accept payment transactions to and from players in the country.Lottstift found evidence of these and various other factors on the four Kindred, and therefore ruled that the sites were illegally targeting Norwegian players.The regulator has now ordered Trannel to stop offering its services to players in Norway immediately or risk a heavy fine. Lottstift has also said it would contact regulators in other markets where Trannel or Kindred is active to inform them of the illegal activities.In a statement issued to iGamingBusiness.com, Kindred has said that there is no legal basis for the regulator to make such a decision and plans to appeal the ruling.“A decision that concludes that activities that are operated in another EU country, where one is authorised to operate, is illegal and goes far beyond the jurisdiction of the Gaming Authority. Norway does not have the authority to intervene against activities that are lawfully operated in other countries,” Kindred said.“Kindred Group is a company that is regulated internationally and is licensed to offer gambling. It is not illegal for Norwegians to play on games licensed from another country than Norway.“The Norwegian Gaming Authority does not have the jurisdiction to intervene against foreign operations even if one chooses to accept Norwegian customers.”The operator was one of seven hit by an order from Lottstift banning Norwegian and foreign banks from processing transactions to its site in February this year. The operator has also launched a lawsuit against the regulator, accusing it of going beyond its remit to prevent Kindred from offering online gaming services in Norway, which is due to be heard at the Oslo City Court later this year.Image: Max Pixel Topics: Legal & compliance 30th April 2019 | By contenteditor Legal & compliance Kindred subsidiary ordered to cease operations in Norway Tags: Online Gambling Trannel International, a subsidiary of Kindred Group, has been ordered to cease operations in Norway after being found in breach of national igaming regulations by the Norwegian Gaming Authority (Lottstift). Kindred continues to maintain that the regulator has no legal authority to shut down its activities in the country, and will appeal the ruling. Subscribe to the iGaming newsletter Email Addresslast_img read more

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Portugal iGaming Dashboard – Q1 2020

first_img Portugal iGaming Dashboard – Q1 2020 Casino & games Regions: Europe Western Europe Portugal Email Address AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitter Portugal’s regulated operators generated their highest ever quarterly revenue total of €69.8m in the first three months of 2020, 47% up year-on-year.This was driven by a 60% increase in year-on-year revenues from sports betting and a 56% rise from online casino. Sports betting GGR was also up on the prior quarter despite turnover of €149.1 being down on the €185.3m returned in Q4 of 2019, due to a strong 23.1% margin.Slots edged up their share of gaming turnover on the prior quarter to 70%, ahead of roulette with 13%.Poker ring games increased their share of turnover to 8% from 6% in Q4 2019.In terms of sports split, football accounted for 75% of betting turnover, well ahead of basketball with 11%.Scroll down to see the full interactive datasets.All data and figures are processed by Ficom Leisure following the the official release of the figures by Portuguese regulator the Serviço de Regulação e Inspeção de Jogos (SRIJ). Ficom Leisure is a leading European corporate advisory firm specialisedin all segments of the betting and gaming sector.Ficom Leisure provides monthly figures on the New Jersey online market in the New Jersey iGaming Dashboard and Pennsylvania in the Pennsylvania iGaming Dashboard, available on iGB North America. It also provides quarterly figures on the Spanish online market in the Spain iGaming Dashboard, on the Danish market in the Denmark iGaming Dashboard, and on the Italian market in the Italy iGaming Dashboard. Topics: Casino & games Finance Sports betting Poker Table games Tags: Card Rooms and Poker Online Gambling 7th May 2020 | By Stephen Carter Subscribe to the iGaming newsletter Portugal’s regulated operators generated their highest ever quarterly revenue total of €69.8m in the first three months of 2020, 47% up year-on-yearlast_img read more

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Right to the Source: Episode 4

first_img Subscribe to the iGaming newsletter Finance This week, Ed catches up with friend and colleague, David Henwood, Director at H2 Gambling Capital, and we get the latest Covid Tracker update from Josh. 13th August 2020 | By Aaron Noy AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitter Right to the Source: Episode 4 Email Address Podcast: Play in new window | Download Topics: Financelast_img

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Sportradar in global reorganisation to support growth plans

first_imgEduard Blonk will head up Asia Pacific as CEO on an interim basis, with support from Michael Maerz as deputy. Blonk has also been appointed chief commercial officer of the business. These include Warren Murphy, who was previously managing director of betting and gaming but will now serve as chief product officer for betting and gaming. Sportradar in global reorganisation to support growth plans As will chief technology officer Ben Burdsall, chief financial officer Alex Gersh and chief strategy officer Ulrich Harmuth. Effective from the start of January, Carsten Koerl will continue to oversee the business as group chief executive, supported by three regional CEOs around the world. Rainer Geier, formerly managing director for audio visual digital platforms and advertising solutions, will take on the role of chief product officer for sports entertainment and report to Koerl. 10th December 2020 | By Robert Fletcher Topics: Strategy Management “Our updated structure will increase our levels of customer intimacy, agility and overall responsiveness, while also leveraging our tremendous global scale.” “As the leading sports technology and innovation business in sports betting and sports entertainment, Sportradar is fully committed to delivering an unmatched experience to our customers and partners,” Koerl said. In addition to the regional CEOs, senior staff serving in a number of other roles will report to Koerl as part of the new structure.center_img Email Address Subscribe to the iGaming newsletter Strategy The provider said that the new structure will better serve the development of its global betting business, as well as the expansion of its sports entertainment vertical, the extension of its gaming and gambling content portfolio, and the development of its integrity services. Sports integrity solutions and data products provider Sportradar has announced a business-wide reorganisation of its operations, shifting towards a regionalised approach to support its future growth strategy. “This reorganisation is a critical step for the future growth of the business, and we will continue to ambitiously set the bar high in the industry,” Koerl said. Arne Rees will serve as CEO of North America, while Werner Becher, previously managing director of US betting, will oversee Sportradar’s UK, EMEA and Latin America operations as CEO for these regions. Tags: Sportradar AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterlast_img read more

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