Caesars’ William Hill takeover hearing rumbles into third week as hedge funds circle

UK bookmaker’s share price now in excess of US operator’s agreed takeover offer

The £2.9bn takeover of William Hill by US casino operator Caesars Entertainment has once again been delayed, as a scheme court hearing into the deal moves into its third week. Speculation concerning the resolution of the takeover has seen shares in William Hill rise in value to a Monday high of £2.77p per share, with…

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