By Kyle Morris


888 Holdings PLC said Thursday that it intends to issue 1.02 billion pounds ($1.25 billion) in notes and borrow up to GBP909 million to fund its deal for the international business of William Hill.

The online betting and gaming company said it will market GBP1.02 billion in senior secured indebtedness, comprising a U.S. dollar-denominated term loan B facility maturing in 2028, a euro-denominated senior secured fixed rate note due 2027 and a euro-denominated senior secured floating rate note due 2028.

Furthermore, it will enter a GBP401 million euro-denominated term loan facility and a GBP358 million pound-denominated term loan facility, each maturing in 2028. It also expects to enter into a GBP150 million multicurrency revolving credit facility.

888 has agreed to buy William Hill's international business from Caesars Entertainment, Inc. for a revised GBP1.95 billion-GBP2.05 billion, from the original stated amount of GBP2.2 billion.

Shares in 888 at 0711 GMT were down 10.00 pence, or 5.7%, at 165.30 pence.


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(END) Dow Jones Newswires

June 23, 2022 03:56 ET (07:56 GMT)

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