FDJ achieves a historical listing on Euronext Paris
Euronext has celebrated the historic IPO of Française Des Jeux on Euronext Paris, the French leader of lottery games, online games and sports betting markets.
Bruno Le Maire, Ministre de l'Economie et des Finance, Stéphane Pallez, PDG de la Française Des Jeux, Stéphane Boujnah, Directeur Général et Président du Directoire d'Euronext ont sonné la cloche pour célébrer l'introduction de la Française Des Jeux.
As the successor company to the French National Lottery created in 1933, FDJ is France’s leading lottery and gaming entity; it operates the second-largest lottery in Europe and the fourth-largest worldwide. The group has two main activities: the lottery (including draws and instant wins), and sports betting (at points of sale and on line). FDJ has 2,500 employees and offers the general public around 85 fun, responsible gaming options. It aims to strengthen its position in France and become an international benchmark in gaming and related services.
The historic introduction was celebrated with a major ceremony, it represents the France’s largest IPO since Natixis in 2006. It was a resounding success among both institutional and retail investors.
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