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Former F1 boss Eddie Jordan exits £3bn race for Playtech

Former Formula One team boss Eddie Jordan has pulled out of the multibillion-pound race to buy software company Playtech, reportedly worried that his bid would be scuppered by a group of investors.JKO Play, a company set up by Mr Jordan to buy London-listed Playtech, confirmed reports that it was backing out of the race.On Thursday the Financial Times reported that JKO was worried that a group of Asian investors who have built up a 27% shareholding in Playtech could block its bid.JKO had made an attempt to muscle into a deal which had already been agreed between Playtech and an...
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Ex-F1 team boss Eddie Jordan considering £3bn bid for Playtech

The former Formula One team owner Eddie Jordan is part of a consortium considering making a £3bn offer for Playtech, as the London-listed gambling software supplier becomes the focus of a potential bidding war. Last month, Playtech’s board recommended shareholders accept a £2.7bn takeover offer from Aristocrat, the Australian slot...
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Former F1 boss Eddie Jordan joins Playtech takeover battle

The takeover battle for gambling software business Playtech is heating up after former Formula 1 boss Eddie Jordan confirmed he is mulling a takeover bid.Mr Jordan said on Thursday that a consortium, called JKO Play, led by himself and gambling industry veteran Keith O’Loughlin is “evaluating making a competing offer”.Playtech also confirmed the interest in a statement following reports by Sky News helping to drive an increase in the company’s share price as it fuelled speculation about a potential bidding war.Isle of Man-based Playtech said the consortium has lined up potential financing from New York private investment firm Centerbridge...
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Eddie Jordan teams up with former SciGames exec for Playtech bidding war

Former Formula One team owner Eddie Jordan has teamed up with former Scientific Games sports betting chief Keith O’Loughlin to bring the number of companies bidding for Playtech to three. Playtech confirmed that the pair’s JKO Play vehicle has approached Playtech for due diligence information that might lead to an...
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Charrisse Jackson-Jordan Reveals What Her Relationship Is Like with Eddie Jordan Today

The Season of Getting is upon us. Bravo fans will be gifted juicy first looks at upcoming episodes, all-new After Shows, exciting show announcements, and more. Stay tuned!. The Real Housewives of Potomac fans are familiar with Charrisse Jackson-Jordan's relationship ups and downs with Eddie Jordan. Their struggles were documented during the early days of RHOP (Charrisse was a cast member during Seasons 1 and 2), and eventually the pair went their separate ways in 2017 after 20 years of marriage.
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Tear gas, prison & Eddie Jordan: how Michael Schumacher got his big break

This story was first published on 25 August, 2016. What do a London taxi, a can of CS gas and a promising young Formula 1 driver called Bertrand Gachot have in common?. They all played a small, but potentially significant, part in Michael Schumacher becoming one of the greatest drivers of all time.
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Listen to Episode 16 of ‘Fullcourt on Flatbush’: Harden Goes Down, KD on Mend feat. Eddie Jordan

James Harden will miss the next few weeks for the Nets. Luckily, they have reinforcements coming Wednesday night. Kevin Durant will make his grand return after not playing in nearly two months. While the Nets have not had their three stars out there together, they are beating teams with two of them most nights and some nights with just one of them. How will Durant mesh with the new-look Nets in his return?
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