This bookmaker handles 53m transactions on its busiest day, ranging from sports bets to casino games. The Leeds-based group was formed by Sky in 2001 and grew rapidly through its association with Sky Sports. In 2015, private equity firm CVC bought a majority stake, valuing the group at £800m. Sky retained a 20% stake and agreed to a long-term licence of its brand. The company is led by chief executive Richard Flint, 45.
|Company||Sky Betting and Gaming|
|Operating profit £m||n.a.|
|Main shareholders||CVC Capital Partners (80%), Sky plc (20%)|
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