7 July 2023
Catalyst Media Group Plc
(“CMG”, “Catalyst” or the “Company”)
Update re SIS
The Board of Catalyst (AIM: CMX) announces, further to the Company’s announcement of 21 November 2022, that Sports Information Services (Holdings) Limited (“SIS”) in which the Company has an approximate 20.54% interest has today informed the Company that the review of strategic options with Oakvale Capital LLP for its business has now been concluded.
Consequently, the SIS Board has decided that shareholder value can best be maximised for the time being by continuing to implement the existing strategic development plan for the business which will target growth in all SIS’s product areas over the coming years. The Catalyst Board has been advised that SIS’s new financial year to 31 March 2024 has started well with recently announced deals with Betsson for SIS’s Competitive Gaming products, and Kindred Group and Livescore Group for the SIS racing portfolio. Additionally, the Company notes that in June 2023 SIS signed a renewal of the worldwide fixed odds media rights for all of Irish horseracing for a further 5 year term.
|Catalyst Media Group plcMichael Rosenberg, Non-executive ChairmanMelvin Lawson, Non-executive Director
|Mob: 07785 727 595Tel: 020 7734 8111
|Strand Hanson LimitedJames HarrisMatthew Chandler
|Tel: 020 7409 3494
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