LeoVegas Press Releases
LeoVegas announces financial targets for 2020
19-04-2018 – Against the background of strong organic growth and several acquisitions that are contributing to LeoVegas‘ success as a growth company, the Board of Directors has adopted new financial targets for the Group. LeoVegas is targeting at least EUR 600 m in revenue by 2020 and at least EUR 100 m in EBITDA by 2020. The targets apply for the entire Group.
Financial targets for 2020
Growth and revenue:
- LeoVegas’ target is to achieve revenue of at least EUR 600 m by 2020.
- LeoVegas’ target is to achieve at least EUR 100 m in EBITDA by 2020.
“Following our acquisitions we have now drawn up new financial targets. In 2015 we set the target to achieve EUR 300 m in revenue by 2018. The new revenue target entails a doubling to at least EUR 600 m by 2020 and does not include potential major acquisitions. At the same time, we are aiming for EBITDA of at least EUR 100 m, which implies adjusted* earnings per share of at least SEK 8** by 2020. The new targets confirm our continued focus on strong growth combined with a sound view of profitability. The targets create transparency regarding where we are headed, both internally and externally,” comments Gustaf Hagman, CEO of LeoVegas Mobile Gaming Group.
Long-term financial targets
- Long-term organic growth that outperforms the online gaming market
- Long-term EBITDA margin of no less than 15% assuming that 100% of revenue will be generated in regulated markets subject to gambling tax
- To pay a dividend of at least 50% of profit after tax
LeoVegas’ financial report for the first quarter of 2018 will be published on 2 May. In connection with a presentation the same day at 9:00 CET there will be an opportunity to ask questions and obtain more in-depth information about the targets. The webcast will be accessible here!
About the LeoVegas mobile gaming group:
LeoVegas’ passion is “Leading the way into the mobile future”. LeoVegas is Sweden’s premier GameTech company and is at the forefront of using state-of-the-art technology for mobile gaming. In 2017 the company passed the threshold for being classified as a unicorn, i.e., a start-up valued at more than USD 1 billion. A large part of this success can be credited to an extreme product and technology focus coupled with effective and data-driven marketing. Technology development is conducted in Sweden, while operations are based in Malta. LeoVegas offers casino, live casino and sport gaming, and operates two global and scalable brands – LeoVegas and Royal Panda – as well as a local, multibrand operator collectively referred to as Rocket X. The company’s shares are listed on Nasdaq Stockholm. For more about LeoVegas, visit www.leovegasgroup.com.
LeoVegas Group granted new nationwide license in Germany
LeoVegas Group has been granted a new gaming license by the German Federal States’ Joint Gambling Authority (GGL). Germany is one of Europe’s largest igaming markets, and under the new license, LeoVegas will be able to offer and market virtual slots nationwide.
The German Federal States’ Joint Gambling Authority, Gemeinsamen Glücksspielbehörde der Länder (GGL), has granted LVSports Limited, an entity of LeoVegas Group, a new gaming license, enabling the Group to start offering virtual slot machines across all sixteen German states and conduct nationwide marketing. This is a significant opportunity for the Group that provides access to Europe’s largest igaming market.
Gustaf Hagman, CEO at LeoVegas Group, said ”We are looking forward to launching LeoVegas in Germany under the new nationwide license. With our track record of regulated markets, we will ensure the greatest igaming experience with a high level of consumer protection.”
LeoVegas repurchases bonds
Reference is made to LeoVegas AB’s (publ) (“LeoVegas”) senior unsecured bonds with ISIN SE0015242854 (the ”Bonds”) and the terms and conditions for the Bonds (the ”Terms and Conditions”).
As announced by LeoVegas by way of a press release on 23 September 2022 and by a notice regarding a de-listing of the shares of LeoVegas from Nasdaq Stockholm to the bondholders and the agent the same day, bondholders have, as a result of the de-listing, had a right to request that LeoVegas repurchases Bonds during a certain time period.
The repurchase offer expired yesterday on 28 November 2022 and has thereby been declared concluded. Bondholders have, in connection with the repurchase offer, accepted repurchases of Bonds in a total nominal amount of SEK 115 million. Together with the previous repurchase offer, which expired on 14 November 2022, LeoVegas thereby repurchases Bonds in an aggregate nominal amount of SEK 318.75 million.
The price for repurchased Bonds is 101.00 per cent of the nominal amount and will be paid together with accrued and unpaid interest for the Bonds on the settlement date, which will occur on 2 December 2022.
LeoVegas repurchases bonds
Reference is made to LeoVegas AB’s senior unsecured bonds with ISIN SE0015242854 (the ”Bonds”) and the terms and conditions for the Bonds (the ”Terms and Conditions”).
As announced by LeoVegas by way of a press release on 8 September 2022 and by a notice regarding a Change of Control Event to the bondholders and the agent the same day, bondholders have, as a result of the change of control, had a right to request that LeoVegas repurchases Bonds during a certain time period.
The repurchase offer expired yesterday on 14 November 2022 and has thereby been declared concluded. Bondholders have, in connection with the repurchase offer, accepted repurchases of Bonds in a total nominal amount of SEK 203.75 million. The price for repurchased Bonds is 101.00 per cent. of the nominal amount and will be paid together with accrued and unpaid interest for the Bonds on the settlement date, which will occur on 22 November 2022.
The abovementioned notice to the bondholders and the agent and further information regarding the terms and conditions for the repurchase offer are available at the company’s website, under Investor Relations.
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