Redemption date for Exchangeable shares expected to be in January 2020
LONDON, UK / ACCESSWIRE / August 30, 2019 / JPJ Group plc (LSE:JPJ) (the “Group”), a leading global online bingo-led operator, is pleased to announce that shareholders of the Intertain Group Limited (“Intertain”) approved the early redemption of Intertain’s Class C non-voting exchangeable shares (“Exchangeable Shares”) at a special meeting of holders of Exchangeable Shares today. Intertain is an indirect subsidiary of JPJ Group plc.
The redemption date for the Exchangeable Shares is expected to be on or around 13 January 2020, after which the Exchangeable Shares will be delisted from the Toronto Stock Exchange.
Neil Goulden, Executive Chairman of JPJ Group said: “Today’s approval marks another important milestone in JPJ Group’s transformation and enables the Group to simplify its corporate structure and capital structure, in-line with other leading UK-based issuers in the Premium Listing segment. I would like to personally thank all of our Exchangeable Shareholders for their continued support of all of our businesses.”
About JPJ Group plc
JPJ Group plc is the parent company of an online gaming group that provides entertainment to a global consumer base through its subsidiaries. JPJ Group plc currently offers bingo and casino games to its customers through its subsidiaries using the Jackpotjoy (www.jackpotjoy.com), Starspins (www.starspins.com), Botemania (www.botemania.es), Vera&John (www.verajohn.com), and InterCasino (www.intercasino.com) brands. For more information about JPJ Group plc, please visit www.jpjgroup.com.
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