Paris – January 10th, 2023
Optimistic buying and selling replace & 2022 steering confirmed
Exploring new financing choices
FL Leisure, a worldwide digital leisure group, has loved sturdy momentum throughout its two enterprise strains all through 2022.
Content material manufacturing & distribution noticed a 25% enhance within the variety of hours in its content material catalog over 9M 2022. It has additionally efficiently accomplished 12 bolt-on acquisitions of highly-reputable manufacturing firms, each for non-scripted and scripted content material. This technique creates economies of scale, expands its geographic footprint and contributes to improved long-term efficiency.
On-line sports activities betting & gaming continues to carry out nicely, pushed by the enchantment of Betclic’s digital platform. This was confirmed in the course of the World Cup 2022 the place Betclic registered excessive double-digit development in stakes versus Euro2020. Throughout 2022, Distinctive Energetic Gamers (UAP) additionally elevated significantly in comparison with 2021. These strong developments are anticipated to contribute to the Group’s continued development in 2023.
CONFIRMATION OF 2022 GUIDANCE
Because of the constructive momentum noticed in the course of the yr, mixed with the Group’s main positions in enticing and rising segments of the leisure trade, FL Leisure reconfirms its 2022 steering.
EXPLORING NEW FINANCING OPTIONS
As a listed entity, FL Leisure is consistently reviewing capital markets alternatives that contribute to the diversification of the Firm’s sources of funding, strengthen its capital construction and supply stability sheet flexibility for the execution of its technique.
On this context, the corporate is at the moment assessing a possible convertible bond financing, topic to market situations.
As indicated on the time of its itemizing, FL Leisure additionally goals to increase its free float and inventory liquidity over time. This might embody orderly sell-downs by a few of its shareholders as the primary lock-up simply expired in January 2023.
This press launch and associated paperwork can be found on the Group’s web site, within the “Investor relations” part: https://fl-entertainment.com/investor-relations/
FY 2022 outcomes: 16 March 2023
Caroline Cohen – Telephone: +33 1 44 95 23 34 – [email protected]
Anne-France Malrieu – [email protected]
About FL Leisure
Based by Stéphane Courbit, a 30-year leisure trade pioneer and entrepreneur, FL Leisure Group is a worldwide chief in multimedia content material and playing, combining the strengths of Banijay, the world’s largest impartial producer distributor, with Betclic Everest Group, the fastest-growing on-line sports activities betting platform in Europe. In 2021, FL Leisure recorded by Banijay and Betclic Everest Group, a mixed income, and adjusted EBITDA, of €3.5bn and €609m respectively. FL Leisure listed on Euronext Amsterdam in July 2022.
ISIN: NL0015000X07 – Bloomberg: FLE NA – Reuters: FLE.AS
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