During the fourth quarter of 2008 Unibet has continued to repurchase the bond that was issued on 21 December 2007 to finance the acquisition of Maria Holdings. During the fourth quarter a total of EUR 9.7 million of the EUR 100 million nominal bond have been repurchased. After these repurchases, the total outstanding nominal amount of the bond at 31 December 2008 was EUR 70.7 million.
For translation of the Group´s SEK, NOK, DKK and EUR Balance Sheet items into GBP, the following FX rates are used as per 31 December 2008:
31-Dec-07 30-Sep-08 31-Dec-08 2008 Delta Q4 Delta
Rate to GBP
SEK 13.48 12.189 11.412 -15.3% -6.4%
NOK 10.82 10.438 10.236 -5.4% -1.9%
EUR 1.361 1.256 1.05 -22.9% -16.4%
DKK 10.12 9.373 7.822 -22.7% -16.5%
Inga Lundberg, Investor Relations +44 20 8545 6229/+44 788 799 6116
Unibet was founded in 1997 and is an online gambling company is listed on Nasdaq OMX Nordic Exchange in Stockholm. Unibet is one of the largest privately-owned gambling operators in the European market and provides services in 20 languages through www.unibet.com. Today, Unibet has more than 2.9 million customers in over 100 countries. Unibet is a member of the EGBA, European Gaming and Betting Association, RGA, Remote Gambling Association in the UK and is certified by G4, Global Gaming Guidance Group.
In December 2007, Unibet acquired Maria Holdings, the largest online bingo operator in the Nordic market and in April 2008 Scandinavia´s largest trotting community, Travnet.
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