Gamesys Group PLC Announces Admission of New JPJ Shares

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Admission of New JPJ Shares and Readmission of Existing JPJ Shares

LONDON, UK / ACCESSWIRE / September 27, 2019 / Gamesys Group plc (formerly JPJ Group plc) (“GYS” or the “Company”) (LSE:GYS), a leading global online bingo-led operator, announces that further to the announcement on 26 September 2019 regarding the completion of the acquisition of Gamesys (Holdings) Limited (“Gamesys”), excluding sports brands and games, the admission of 108,127,524 ordinary shares of £0.10 each (“Ordinary Shares”), comprising of 33,653,846 New JPJ Shares and the readmission of the Company’s 74,473,678 Existing JPJ Shares to the Premium Listing segment of the Official List and to trading on London Stock Exchange Main Market for listed securities this morning, 27 September 2019, at 8.00am.

Unless defined otherwise, capitalised terms in this announcement shall have the same meaning as in the Company’s combined circular and prospectus dated 27 June 2019 (the “Prospectus”).

About Gamesys Group plc

Gamesys Group plc is the parent company of an online gaming group that provides entertainment to a global consumer base. Through its subsidiaries, Gamesys Group plc currently offers bingo and casino games to its customers using brands which include Jackpotjoy (www.jackpotjoy.com), Virgin Games (www.virgingames.com), Botemania (www.botemania.es), Vera&John (www.verajohn.com), Heart Bingo (www.heartbingo.co.uk) and Monopoly Casino (www.monopolycasino.com). For more information about Gamesys Group plc, please visit www.gamesysgroup.com.

Enquiries

Gamesys Group plc

+44 (0) 203 907 4025

Neil Goulden

 

Keith Laslop

 

Jason Holden (Investor Relations)

 

Macquarie Capital (Europe) Limited (Lead Financial Adviser to JPJ)

+44 (0) 203 037 2000

Sung Chun

 

Alex Reynolds

 

Canaccord Genuity Limited (Sponsor, Co-Financial Adviser & Broker to JPJ)

+44 (0) 207 523 8000

George Fleet

 

Richard Andrews

 

Berenberg (Joint Broker to JPJ)

+44 (0) 20 3207 7800

Chris Bowman

 

Mark Whitmore

 

Finsbury (PR Adviser to JPJ)

+44 (0) 20 7251 3801

James Leviton

 

Andy Parnis

 

Evercore Partners International LLP (Financial Adviser to Gamesys)

+44 (0) 20 7653 6000

Tiarnán O’Rourke

 

Harrison George

 

Important notices

This Announcement is not a prospectus and has been prepared solely for the Acquisition. A copy of the Prospectus is available from the registered office of the Company, on the Company’s website at www.gamesysgroup.com and under the Company’s profile on SEDAR at www.sedar.com.

This Announcement is for information only and, save as expressly set out herein, does not constitute an offer or invitation to underwrite, subscribe for or otherwise acquire or dispose of any securities or investment advice in any jurisdiction, including without limitation, the United Kingdom, the United States, Australia, Canada, Japan, Jersey or South Africa. Persons needing advice should consult an independent financial adviser.

This Announcement has been prepared for the purpose of complying with the applicable laws and regulations of the United Kingdom and information disclosed may not be the same as that which would have been disclosed if this Announcement had been prepared in accordance with the laws and regulations of jurisdictions outside the United Kingdom.

The distribution of this Announcement in certain jurisdictions may be restricted by law and persons into whose possession this announcement or other information referred to herein comes should inform themselves about, and observe, any such restrictions. No action has been taken by the Company that would permit an offering of such shares or possession or distribution of this Announcement or any other offering or publicity material relating to such shares in any jurisdiction where action for that purpose is required.

The shares referred to in this Announcement have not been and will not be registered under the US Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “Securities Act”), or under any securities laws of any state or other jurisdiction of the United States and may not be offered, sold, resold, transferred or delivered, directly or indirectly, into or within the United States absent registration or an applicable exemption from, or in a transaction not subject to, the registration requirements of the Securities Act and applicable state securities law.

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