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Sports Direct International PLC (SPD.L)

SPD.L on London Stock Exchange

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21 Mar 2019
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Latest Key Developments (Source: Significant Developments)

Phoenix Asset Management Partners Raises Stake In Sports Direct International To 6.008 Pct From 5.094 Pct - Filing
Thursday, 14 Mar 2019 

March 14 (Reuters) - :PHOENIX ASSET MANAGEMENT PARTNERS RAISES STAKE IN SPORTS DIRECT INTERNATIONAL TO 6.008% FROM 5.094% - FILING.  Full Article

Debenhams Gets Notice From Sports Direct Proposing Changes To Board
Thursday, 7 Mar 2019 

March 7 (Reuters) - Debenhams PLC ::RECEIVED NOTICE FROM SPORTS DIRECT INTERNATIONAL PLC PROPOSING CHANGES TO THE BOARD."BOARD HAS BEEN ENGAGING WITH SPORTS DIRECT AND OUR OTHER STAKEHOLDERS AND IS DISAPPOINTED THAT SPORTS DIRECT HAS TAKEN THIS ACTION".REMAINS FOCUSED ON DELIVERING THE RESTRUCTURING OF ITS BALANCE SHEET, AND ITS DISCUSSIONS ARE WELL ADVANCED.  Full Article

Sports Direct To Buy 6 Mln Findel Shares For 139.2 Mln Stg
Monday, 4 Mar 2019 

March 4 (Reuters) - Sports Direct International PLC ::MANDATORY OFFER FOR FINDEL PLC.TO ACQUIRE 6 MILLION FINDEL SHARES AT A PRICE OF 161 PENCE PER FINDEL SHARE FROM A SINGLE SHAREHOLDER, CITY FINANCIAL ABSOLUTE EQUITY FUND.FINDEL SHAREHOLDERS SHALL BE ENTITLED TO RECEIVE 161 PENCE IN CASH FOR EACH FINDEL SHARE.PROPOSED DEAL FOR £139.2 MILLION.CO INTENDS TO WORK CLOSELY WITH FINDEL TO EXPAND THEIR EXISTING COMMERCIAL ARRANGEMENTS FOR BENEFIT OF BOTH COS.HAS NO INTENTION TO MAKE ANY CHANGES TO CONTINUED EMPLOYMENT OF FINDEL'S EMPLOYEES AND MANAGEMENT.OFFER WILL BE FINANCED FROM EXISTING CASH RESOURCES OF SPORTS DIRECT.HAS NO INTENTION TO MAKE ANY CHANGES TO STRATEGIC PLANS FOR FINDEL.EXPECTED THAT THERE WILL BE NO REPERCUSSIONS ON EMPLOYMENT OR LOCATIONS OF FINDEL'S PLACES OF BUSINESS.SPORTS DIRECT DOES NOT BELIEVE THAT OFFER WILL AFFECT SPORTS DIRECT GROUP.FOLLOWING ACQUISITION, CO TO, IN AGGREGATE, HOLD 31.9 MILLION FINDEL SHARES, 36.8 PERCENT OF FINDEL'S ISSUED SHARE CAPITAL, AND VOTING RIGHTS.  Full Article

Mike Ashley's Sports Direct Offers To Buy Patisserie Valerie Owner
Friday, 8 Feb 2019 

Feb 8 (Reuters) - Sports Direct International PLC ::OFFER FOR PATISSERIE VALERIE.CONFIRMS THAT IT HAS MADE AN OFFER TO ACQUIRE BUSINESS COMPRISING TRADE AND ASSETS OF PATISSERIE HOLDINGS PLC.MADE AN OFFER TO ACQUIRE BUSINESS COMPRISING TRADE & ASSETS OF PATISSERIE HOLDINGS & ITS GROUP COS OUT OF ADMINISTRATION.  Full Article

Sports Direct Tycoon Mike Ashley Struck Deal Late On Thursday To Buy Sofa.Com - Sky News
Friday, 1 Feb 2019 

Feb 1 (Reuters) - :SPORTS DIRECT TYCOON MIKE ASHLEY STRUCK DEAL LATE ON THURSDAY TO BUY SOFA.COM FOR "A NOMINAL SUM" - SKY NEWS.  Full Article

Ashley and The Entertainer toy with Hamleys takeover - Sky News
Friday, 14 Dec 2018 

Dec 14 (Reuters) - :SPORTS DIRECT TYCOON ASHLEY AND THE ENTERTAINER, A PRIVATELY OWNED TOY CHAIN, AMONG PACK OF SUITORS LODGING INTEREST IN TAKEOVER OF HAMLEYS - SKY.  Full Article

Mike Ashley's Sports Direct To Buy Evans Cycles, To Close Some Stores
Tuesday, 30 Oct 2018 

Oct 30 (Reuters) - Sports Direct International PLC ::SPORTS DIRECT INTL. - ACQUISITION OF EVANS CYCLES.SPORTS DIRECT - ANNOUNCES ACQUISITION OF EVANS CYCLES, UK-BASED SPECIALIST BIKE RETAILER, FROM ADMINISTRATORS OF F.W. EVANS CYCLES (UK) LIMITED.SPORTS DIRECT INTERNATIONAL PLC - UNFORTUNATELY SOME STORES WILL HAVE TO CLOSE.SPORTS DIRECT INTERNATIONAL PLC - WILL MAKE CONTACT WITH LANDLORDS OVER NEXT FEW DAYS AND DISCUSS FUTURE OF INDIVIDUAL STORES.  Full Article

Halfords Has Pulled Out Of Talks To Rescue Evans Cycles - Sky News
Thursday, 25 Oct 2018 

Oct 25 (Reuters) - :HALFORDS HAS PULLED OUT OF TALKS TO RESCUE EVANS CYCLES - SKY NEWS.HALFORDS' WITHDRAWAL PAVES THE WAY FOR MIKE ASHLEY’S SPORTS DIRECT TO BUY THE STRUGGLING CHAIN - SKY NEWS.  Full Article

Phoenix Asset Management Partners Raises SportsDirect Stake To 4.053 Pct
Tuesday, 23 Oct 2018 

Oct 23 (Reuters) - Sports Direct International PLC ::PHOENIX ASSET MANAGEMENT PARTNERS LIMITED RAISES STAKE TO 4.053 PERCENT FROM 3.03 PERCENT IN SPORTSDIRECT INTERNATIONAL - FILING.  Full Article

Sports Direct Targeting Takeover Of American Golf - Sky News
Friday, 5 Oct 2018 

Oct 5 (Reuters) - :MIKE ASHLEY'S SPORTS DIRECT INTERNATIONAL IS TARGETING TAKEOVER OF BRITAIN'S BIGGEST SPECIALIST GOLF RETAILER AMERICAN GOLF - SKY NEWS.  Full Article

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Sports Direct repeats call for Debenhams meeting after first request stumbles

LONDON Sports Direct, the British sportswear firm run by Mike Ashley that is pushing for control of Debenhams, has requested a meeting of the struggling department store chain's shareholders for a second time, after its original request failed.