Merger rationale

The Ladbrokes-Coral merger provides us with the opportunity to be the biggest, best and most admired business in our industry. We have four key pillars of the business that enable us to achieve this vision.

  1. POTENTIAL FOR FASTER ONLINE GROWTH
    • Two national multi-channel brands delivering higher value customers at lower costs
    • Dual-brand strategy enabling effective cross-brand marketing to increase share of wallet
  2. THE LARGEST UK LICENSED BETTING OFFICE ESTATE
    • Highly cash generative
    • More efficient and sustainable in the long term
    • Supports two multi-channel networks
  3. AN EXTENSIVE INTERNATIONAL PORTFOLIO OF REGULATED BUSINESSES
    • Strong retail and online operations in Italy, Belgium and Spain
    • Attractive and rapidly growing online operation in Australia
  4. SIGNIFICANT COST SYNERGIES
    • At least £65 million per annum
    • Mostly delivered in the second year post-merger, underpinning shareholder returns

Prospectus Documents

Ladbrokes Coral Group plc

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