FDJ IPO just like 'the good old days'

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By Sam Kerr
14 Nov 2019

The IPO of Française des Jeux, the French gaming company that runs the national lottery, has been well received during its first week of marketing and was covered on the full size of the deal within three hours of launch last week. Demand continued to grow throughout this week with retail demand driving momentum.

BNP ParibasCitiGoldman Sachs and Société Générale are global co-ordinators on the deal. Crédit AgricoleHSBC and Natixis are bookrunners.

The French state is selling a maximum of 99.3m existing FDJ shares, which represent 52% of FDJ’s share capital.

"It is going well this deal, frankly demand has been amazing, is ...

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