Canadian gambling company The Stars Group has announced that it expects to complete the combination with Flutter Entertainment on May 5. The Stars Group received a final order of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice approving the transaction on April 28.
Upon merger, the shareholders of The Stars Group will receive 0.2253 Flutter ordinary shares for each common share.
“With the overwhelming approval of our shareholders last week and receipt of all remaining regulatory approvals, we look forward to completing our combination with Flutter next week. We are very excited about the potential of this combination, which will create a global leader in online betting and gaming with a portfolio of trusted brands, complementary best-in-class products, diversified revenues, stand-out technology and, most importantly, outstanding teams of exceptional people around the world,” Dave Gadhia, Executive Chairman of the Board, said.
“I would like to personally thank our shareholders, employees, customers, and partners for supporting our vision, and particularly thank Rafi for his leadership and dedication, as well as the rest of our management team for an exceptional job expanding our business to create a truly global, diversified leader, delivering strong growth despite facing significant headwinds over the years. Lastly, I’d like to thank our Board of Directors who delivered an unprecedented level of commitment stewarding the business while providing unwavering guidance and support in our pursuit of growth,” Gadhia added.