Boylesports chases shop acquisitions in Ireland2017-01-25 13:43:03
The company is one of the largest gambling operators in Ireland and, should its planned acquisitions of nine stores from Bambury Leinster secure approval, this would increase its network in the country to 219 sites.
Mark O’Neill, chief financial officer at Boylesports, told the Irish Independent newspaper that the firm is now keen to build on this by adding more shops, citing the Irish operations of newly-formed Ladbrokes-Coral as a possibility.
Boylesports was previously linked with taking on a number of Ladbrokes and Coral sites in the UK, after the companies were forced to sell shops in order for their merger to go through.
“We're a growth organisation; we have to be with some of the big PLCs in our industry, and we're ready and willing to look at any opportunities that we can pick up,” O’Neill said.
“If we could get another 30 or 40 stories in Ireland over the next 12-18 months, that would be the stated aim, and we can then bring them into our network.
“Major opportunities like the one with Ladbrokes and Coral don’t come around too often.
“If we were able to pick up 15 or 20 shops in some regional locations around some of the bigger cities and build our brand profile, that would be the strategy for now.
“We’re looking at opportunities all the time to pick up, let’s say, smaller chains in the UK where we could then put the Boylesports brand on the high street in the UK and use that as a stepping stone then to further grow our online business as well as our retail business.”
Best Welcome Bonus
Vegas ParadiseGrab an excellent 50% Welcome Bonus up to £100 plus 25 Free Spins at Vegas Paradise!#Ad New Players Only. UK players only. Wager from real balance first. 50X wager the bonus. Contribution varies per game. selected games only. Wager calculated on bonus bets only. Bonus valid 30 days / Free spins valid 7 days from receipt. Max conversion: 3x the bonus amount or from free spins: £20. Min Deposit £10. Withdrawal requests voids all active/pending bonuses. Excluded Skrill deposits. Full Terms Apply. BeGambleAware.org.Read ReviewClaim Bonus
Mayfair CasinoClaim up to £400 in bonuses plus 175 Spins with Mayfair Casino!Read ReviewClaim Bonus
CasinoLuckCasinoLuck welcomes you with a superb 100% Welcome Bonus up to £50 and 50 Spins on the Starburst slot!!Read ReviewClaim Bonus
Genesis CasinoGenesis Casino welcomes you with a 100% bonus up to £100 + 300 Free Spins on Starburst!!#Ad 18+ Full T&C's Apply.. New players Only. £10 min deposit. £5 max bet using bonus. 40x wagering applies. Bonus valid for 14 days. 30 Spins will be credited instantly upon qualifying deposit + then 30 per day for 9 days on Starburst. Free Spins valid for 72 hours from credit. Max Free Spins winnings £100. Ewallets excluded. - BeGambleAware.orgRead ReviewClaim Bonus