Playtech Advances to a Premium Listing on the London Stock Exchange
LONDON, July 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ –
Playtech, the international designer, developer and licensor of software and services
for the online, mobile, TV and land-based gaming industry, was proud to open the London
markets today in a ceremony at the London Stock Exchange as the Company’s shares
progressed from AIM to the Main Market.
The Premium Listing demonstrates recognition by the UK capital markets of the
Company’s strong growth and performance together with its good corporate governance and
With a market capitalization of around GBP1 billion and the official listing of its
ordinary shares on the Main Market, Playtech aims to strengthen its position as the
world’s leading supplier of software and services to the online gaming market.
Mor Weizer, CEO of Playtech commented: “This is a very exciting day for Playtech and
we are delighted to be part of the Official List. We have experienced exceptional growth
since the Company’s foundation in 1999 and today marks a significant milestone in its
Playtech develops unified software platforms and content for the online and land-based
gaming industry, together with providing a range of ancillary services such as marketing,
hosting and CRM services.
The Group’s capabilities enable the delivery of an integrated software or turnkey
solution, with players accessing online, broadcast, mobile and server-based gaming
terminals through a single account.
New licensees include existing online operators upgrading or diversifying their
offering, land-based casino groups, government sponsored entities such as lotteries, and
new entrants making their online gaming debut, particularly in newly-regulated markets.
Founded in 1999, Playtech listed on aim in 2006 and has some 2,000 employees located
in development centres in five countries. Its leading gaming applications include casino,
poker, bingo, sports betting, live, mobile and social gaming, casual and fixed odds games.
Contact: Playtech Ltd Mor Weizer, Chief Executive David Mathewson, Chief Financial Officer c/o Pelham Bell Pottinger +44(0)20-7861-3232