LONDON (Reuters) - Shares in William Hill WMH.L surged over 20% on Friday after a news report by Bloomberg said the UK bookmaker had been approached by private equity firm Apollo Global Management APO.N for a potential acquisition.
Representatives for William Hill and Apollo Global Management did not immediately respond to a request for comment.
At 1156 GMT, William Hill shares were trading up 19% at 259.3 pence.
Reporting by Julien Ponthus, Editing by Abhinav Ramnarayan
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