May 15, 2015 / 7:57 AM / 2 years ago

BUZZ-Bwin.Party: shares jump on deal talk

** Online gambling firm Bwin.Party jumps 6.8 pct, poised for a 3-mth high in relatively robust volume with traders citing reignited hopes for a deal to buy the co

** In March, Bwin said talks about selling all or part of its business had become more serious

** Gambling firm GVC Holdings’ CEO told Reuters in March that “something like” rival Bwin would be of interest

** Consolidation activity in the gambling industry has gathered steam as an increase in taxes and regulations in some of the biggest markets hurts companies

** Bwin was not immediately available to comment on Friday (RM:aastha.agnihotri.thomsonreuters.com@reuters.net)

Our Standards:The Thomson Reuters Trust Principles.
0 : 0
  • narrow-browser-and-phone
  • medium-browser-and-portrait-tablet
  • landscape-tablet
  • medium-wide-browser
  • wide-browser-and-larger
  • medium-browser-and-landscape-tablet
  • medium-wide-browser-and-larger
  • above-phone
  • portrait-tablet-and-above
  • above-portrait-tablet
  • landscape-tablet-and-above
  • landscape-tablet-and-medium-wide-browser
  • portrait-tablet-and-below
  • landscape-tablet-and-below