William Hill questions 888, Rank merger rationale

Hills confirms approach but says it is not clear whether a potential deal will "deliver superior value" to current strategy

William Hill confirmed it has been approached by 888 Holdings and The Rank Group regarding a potential combination of the three firms, but has questioned whether a three-way tie-up would advance its current strategy. In a statement this morning, the London-listed bookie said a consortium consisting of 888 and Rank had made a "highly preliminary…

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