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Paddy Power plc, together with its subsidiaries, provides online interactive sports betting services primarily in the United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia, and Italy. The company operates through Online (ex Australia), Online Australia, UK Retail, Irish Retail, and Telephone segments. It offers fixed odds games betting, online games and casino, and business-to-business services, as well as peer to peer games, including online bingo and poker. The company provides sports betting services through,, and Websites, as well as through a chain of licensed betting offices; and through Dial-a-Bet telephone. It also offers online gaming services through,,,,,, and Paddy Power plc was founded in 1988 and is based in Dublin, Ireland.

5,012 Employees
Last Reported Date: 03/3/15
Founded in 1988

paddy power plc (PLS) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Financial Officer and Executive Directo...
Total Annual Compensation: €696.0K
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Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

paddy power plc (PLS) Key Developments

Paddy Power plc Announces Change of Company Secretary

Paddy Power plc announced that the role of Company Secretary will transfer from Jack Massey, currently Director of Investor Relations & Company Secretary, to Edward Traynor, incoming Group General Counsel, at the conclusion of the Company's AGM on 14 May 2015. This change reflects Jack's decision, after nine years with Paddy Power, to leave at the end of August to pursue other academic, personal and business interests. Ivan Kelly, IR Analysis Manager, will remain on Paddy Power's Investor Relations team, under Cormac McCarthy, Chief Financial Officer.

Paddy Power Seeks Acquisitions

Paddy Power plc (ISE:PLS) new boss Andy McCue said that the company had left itself leeway to make acquisitions if anything suitable arose.

Paddy Power plc Proposes Final Dividend, Payable on May 22, 2015; Reports Preliminary Consolidated Earnings Results for the Year Ended December 31, 2014; Provides Capex and Tax Rate Guidance for 2015

The directors of Paddy Power plc propose that a final dividend of 102.0 cent per share compared to 90.0 cent per share for the prior year ago, will be paid to shareholders on May 22, 2015. This dividend is subject to approval by shareholders at the annual general meeting and has not been included as a liability in these financial statements. The proposed dividend is payable to all shareholders on the register of members on March 13, 2015. The total estimated dividend to be paid amounts to €49,905,000 compared to €44,392,000 a year ago. Paddy Power plc reported preliminary consolidated earnings results for the year ended December 31, 2014. For the year, the company reported income from continuing operations of €881,640,000 compared to €745,195,000 a year ago. Operating profit was €163,806,000 compared to €137,386,000 a year ago. Profit before tax was €166,565,000 compared to €141,030,000 a year ago. Profit for the year - all attributable to equity holders of the company was €144,909,000 compared to €123,184,000 a year ago. Diluted earnings per share were €2.976 compared to €2.520 a year ago. Net cash from operating activities were €215,093,000 compared to €182,886,000 a year ago. Purchase of property, plant and equipment was €38,662,000 compared to €34,821,000 a year ago. Purchase of intangible assets was €28,206,000 compared to €22,625,000 a year ago. Purchase of businesses, net of cash acquired was €6,432,000 compared to €6,594,000 a year ago. EBITDA was €211.8 million compared to €176.9 million a year ago. The company does not expect any change in relation to the tax rate through the course of 2015. Effective tax rate was 13% in 2014. The company said guidance and CapEx this year is roughly the same as last year.


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