New bonds of the EMMA Group encountered a very positive reaction

The bonds, which were offered on the market from 4 July by EMMA Gamma Finance, a.s. and are secured by a 25% shareholding that the EMMA Group holds in the SAZKA Group, were successfully subscribed bef…

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Sazka Group Increases Its Stake in OPAP

Prague, 9 June 2017 – The Sazka Group has purchased through its subsidiary Rubidium a 4.8% ownership interest in the EMMA Delta fund from Helixor, a partner of the J&T Private Equity Group. The pu…

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SAZKA Group Website Launched

SAZKA Group Website Launched Prague, 23 May 2017 – SAZKA Group, one of the largest lottery and sports betting companies in Europe, has launched its new website. The website, presented in English, wil…

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SAZKA Group Becomes the Majority Shareholder of OPAP

Prague, 31 January 2017 – The regulatory agencies of Greece and Cyprus have approved the transfer of shares of EMMA DELTA MANAGEMENT LTD to the SAZKA Group holding. The SAZKA Group is now the EMMA Del…

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SAZKA Group entered into binding agreements on the acquisition of further shares in Casinos Austria AG

SAZKA Group entered into binding agreements on the acquisition of further shares in Casinos Austria AG At completion, SAZKA Group will increase its indirect stake in Casinos Austria AG to 34% Vienna…

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PPF Group and EMMA Capital announce the sale of Eldorado

PPF Group and EMMA Capital announce the sale of Eldorado PPF Group N.V. and EMMA Capital announce that they have sold 100% of the shares of the Eldorado retail chain to a group of Russian investors r…

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KKCG and EMMA CAPITAL merge their lottery assets

Prague, 17 August 2016 – Today's signature of agreements establishing the SAZKA Group joint-venture marks the conclusion of negotiations between the KKCG and EMMA Capital financial groups. The establishment of the joint venture will merge all lottery and gaming assets of the two financial groups, including shares in the largest Greek lottery company OPAP, the Italian company LOTTOITALIA, the Austria-based Casinos Austria and Österreichische Lotterien, as well as a 100% ownership interest in the Czech-based SAZKA a.s. Owned by Karel Komárek and Jiří Šmejc, KKCG and EMMA Capital will hold a 75% and 25% share in the SAZKA Group, respectively. The two groups have also agreed that each of them will be equally responsible for the management and oversight of the SAZKA Group.

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KKCG and EMMA CAPITAL won the license to operate Lotto

Italian authorities issued today a provisional award about the new operator of the Lotto lottery. Italian authorities issued today a provisional award under which the new operator of the Lotto lottery will be a consortium of Italian Gaming Holding a.s. (a subsidiary of KKCG and EMMA Capital), Lottomatica, Novomatic Italia S.p.A., and Arianna 2001 S.p.A. The consortium's bid under a tender for the operator of Lotto was submitted on 16 March 2016, and the evaluation committee of the Italian Customs and Monopoly Agency announced the award of the license to the consortium today.

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KKCG submitted bid for Italian Lotto concession

Italian Gaming Holding has entered into a consortium to bid for the Italian Lotto tender. Italian Gaming Holding a.s., a subsidiary of KKCG Group and EMMA Capital Group, has entered into a consortium to bid for the Italian Lotto tender. The other consortium members include Lottomatica S.p.A., a subsidiary of International Game Technology PLC (“IGT”) (NYSE: IGT), Novomatic Italia S.p.A., and Arianna 2001 S.p.A., a company owned by the Federation of Italian Tobacconists.

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Home Credit: Profitable 2nd half powered by improved performance from restructured Russian business and rebalancing towards high-growth Asian markets

Amsterdam, 11 March 2016: Home Credit B.V. (‘HCBV’ or ‘the Group’), the Netherlands-based holding company for Home Credit’s leading multi-channel consumer finance operations in CEE and Asia, announces its consolidated financial results for the year ended 31 December 2015 in accordance with International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS).

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Closing of the acquisition of CAME by KKCG and EMMA CAPITAL

KKCG and Emma Capital have closed the acquisition of CAME Holding GmbH (CAME) via Austria Gaming Holding a.s. AGH bought CAME from DONAU Versicherung AG member of Vienna Insurance Group. The signing already took place on 9 September 2015. With the closing AGH holds an indirect share of 11.34% in Casinos Austria AG (CASAG) Austria’s largest gaming and lottery company.

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PPF and EMMA Group agreed on the sale of certain equity interests

PPF Group and EMMA Group, founded and led by Jin Smejc, have signed an agreement on the sale of certain equity interests in Home Credit B.V., Air Bank a.s., and Eldorado Ltd.

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Home Credit: 2014 results impacted by economic environment in Russia while the business continues to rebalance towards high growth Asian markets

Amsterdam, 12 March 2015: Home Credit B.V. (‘HCBV’ or ‘the Group’), the Netherlands-based holding company for Home Credit’s leading multi-channel consumer finance operations in CEE and Asia, announces its consolidated financial results for the year ended 31 December 2014 in accordance with International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS).

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EMMA DELTA completes acquisition of Greece’s OPAP Betting Group

LONDON 11 October 2013: Emma Delta Ltd. ("Emma Delta"), the investment fund, announces today that it has completed its acquisition of a controlling shareholding in OPAP, the Greek betting group, from the Greek state.

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EMMA DELTA welcomes successful OPAP bid; ready to invest in state asset

Emma Delta today welcomed the confirmation that its landmark bid for the Greek state’s holding in the gambling group OPAP had been accepted by the national privatisation agency. The revised bid, submitted today, amounted to €650 million for the state’s 33% stake in OPAP.

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PPF and Jiří Šmejc have signed an agreement on division of their assets: Jiří Šmejc gains direct stakes in Home Credit Group and in Air Bank

PPF Group informs about the completion of the process of assets division, which had been announced on May 18, 2012 following Jiří Šmejc’s departure from the position of PPF Group shareholder. The appropriate agreements have been signed recently. Jiří Šmejc gains a direct shareholding of 13.37% in Home Credit B.V., a holding company for Home Credit Group’s operations, as well as the same direct stake in Air Bank a.s. Dependent on business results of both companies his shareholding can be increased in the future up to 17.5%.

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