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Sports Direct International PLC (SPD.L)

SPD.L on London Stock Exchange

285.10GBp
15 Nov 2018
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Latest Key Developments (Source: Significant Developments)

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

Sports Direct Says Richard Bottomley To Join Board As Non-Executive Director
Friday, 21 Sep 2018 

Sept 21 (Reuters) - Sports Direct International PLC ::SPORTS DIRECT INTL. - DIRECTORATE CHANGE.SPORTS DIRECT INTERNATIONAL PLC - RICHARD BOTTOMLEY OBE IS TO JOIN BOARD AS A NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR WITH EFFECT FROM 1 OCTOBER 2018.SPORTS DIRECT - DAVID DALY TO STEP DOWN AS MEMBER OF AUDIT COMMITTEE , BUT WILL REMAIN A MEMBER OF REMUNERATION AND NOMINATION COMMITTEES.  Full Article

Sports Direct Confirms It Does Not Intend To Make An Offer For Debenhams
Wednesday, 12 Sep 2018 

Sept 12 (Reuters) - Sports Direct International PLC ::SPORTS DIRECT INTL. - STATEMENT RE DEBENHAMS.CONFIRMS IT DOES NOT INTEND TO MAKE AN OFFER TO ACQUIRE ENTIRE ISSUED AND TO BE ISSUED ORDINARY SHARE CAPITAL OF DEBENHAMS PLC.DOES NOT INTEND TO MAKE AN OFFER TO ACQUIRE ENTIRE ISSUED AND TO BE ISSUED ORDINARY SHARE CAPITAL OF DEBENHAMS PLC.  Full Article

Sports Direct Chairman Keith Hellawell To Step Down
Wednesday, 12 Sep 2018 

Sept 12 (Reuters) - Sports Direct International PLC ::SPORTS DIRECT INTL. - CHANGES TO BOARD.SPORTS DIRECT INTERNATIONAL PLC - KEITH HELLAWELL, QPM, HAS TODAY INFORMED BOARD OF HIS DECISION TO STEP DOWN AS CHAIRMAN AND AS A DIRECTOR OF COMPANY.SPORTS DIRECT INTERNATIONAL PLC - DAVID DALY, NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, WILL TAKE UP ROLE OF CHAIRMAN AT CONCLUSION OF AGM.SPORTS DIRECT INTERNATIONAL PLC - SENIOR INDEPENDENT NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR SIMON BENTLEY HAS ALSO TODAY DECIDED TO RETIRE AS A DIRECTOR OF COMPANY.SPORTS DIRECT - DALY WILL ALSO TAKE ON ROLE OF CHAIR OF NOMINATION COMMITTEE.SPORTS DIRECT- NICOLA FRAMPTON IS TO JOIN BOARD AS NON-EXEC DIRECTOR WITH EFFECT FROM 1 OCTOBER 2018.SPORTS DIRECT- CALLY PRICE HAS BEEN ELECTED BY WORKFORCE AS NEXT WORKERS' REPRESENTATIVE TO BOARD FROM MAY 2019.SPORTS DIRECT INTERNATIONAL PLC - HELLAWELL WILL RETIRE WITH EFFECT FROM CONCLUSION OF WEDNESDAY'S AGM, AND WILL THEREFORE NOT BE SEEKING RE-ELECTION.  Full Article

Sports Direct Tycoon Mike Ashley Close To Striking Deal To Buy House Of Fraser - Sky News
Friday, 10 Aug 2018 

Aug 10 (Reuters) - :SPORTS DIRECT TYCOON MIKE ASHLEY IS CLOSE TO STRIKING A DEAL TO BUY HOUSE OF FRASER FROM ADMINISTRATORS - SKY NEWS.  Full Article

Iconix Brand Announces Cooperation Agreement With Sports Direct International
Thursday, 26 Jul 2018 

July 26 (Reuters) - Iconix Brand Group Inc ::ICONIX BRAND GROUP ANNOUNCES COOPERATION AGREEMENT WITH SPORTS DIRECT INTERNATIONAL.ICONIX BRAND GROUP - SPORTS DIRECT HAS RIGHT TO APPOINT TWO MEMBERS OF COMPANY'S BOARD OF DIRECTORS.ICONIX BRAND GROUP INC - JUSTIN BARNES, OF IBSL CONSULTANCY LIMITED, APPOINTED TO BOARD.ICONIX BRAND GROUP - JAMES MARCUM, A CURRENT MEMBER OF BOARD, SHALL CONTINUE TO SERVE ON BOARD AS A SPORTS DIRECT DESIGNEE.  Full Article

Sports Direct Says It Holds 8.9% Stake In Iconix Brand Group, 19.3% Stake In Finish Line
Monday, 30 Apr 2018 

April 30 (Reuters) - Sports Direct International PLC ::NOW HOLDS FOLLOWING ECONOMIC INTERESTS IN US STRATEGIC INVESTMENTS.5,664,115 SHARES IN ICONIX BRAND GROUP INC, REPRESENTING 8.9% OF ISSUED COMMON STOCK.7,957,800 SHARES IN FINISH LINE INC, REPRESENTING 19.3% OF ISSUED COMMON STOCK OF THAT COMPANY.  Full Article

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - Nov 15

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