Tatts Group Ltd (TTS.AX)
BRIEF-Tatts Group says HY profit from ordinary activities attributable to members $122.759 mln vs $147.0 mln
* Hy revenue from ordinary activities $1.42 billion versus $1.53 billion
SYDNEY, Feb 16 Australian lottery operator Tatts Group Ltd on Thursday posted a 16.5 percent decline in half-year profit as revenue fell due to a lack of big lottery jackpots and a tough competitive environment in wagering.
BRIEF-Tatts Group says forecast capex requirements for H2 indicate a likely full-year capex spend in Vicinity of $85 mln
* Forecast capex requirements for second-half indicate a likely full-year capex spend in Vicinity of $85 million Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:
SYDNEY, Feb 16 Australian lottery operator Tatts Group Ltd on Thursday posted a 16.5 percent fall in half-year profit as revenue fell in its lotteries and wagering businesses.
* Tabcorp pursuing competition approvals for Tatts merger (Recasts throughout, adds CFO comments and market reaction)
SYDNEY, Feb 2 Australia's largest betting company, Tabcorp, on Thursday posted a 5 percent rise in half-year profit as it pushes ahead with its planned A$6.2 billion ($4.70 billion)purchase of lotteries group Tatts .
SYDNEY Australia's Tatts Group on Friday rejected a takeover bid worth up to A$7.3 billion ($5.27 billion) from a consortium backed by KKR and Macquarie Group , saying it preferred an earlier offer from Tabcorp Holdings Ltd .
SYDNEY A group including private equity firm KKR and Macquarie Group Ltd on Wednesday offered up to A$7.3 billion ($5.47 billion) to buy Australian lottery operator Tatts Group , threatening a takeover deal with Tabcorp Holdings Ltd .
Nov 25 The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 1845 GMT on Friday:
Nov 25 Australian shares rose slightly on Friday, taking their cue from modest gains in European markets and supported by the materials sector thanks to an extended rally in base metals prices.