© Reuters. A brand sign is displayed outside a William Hill betting shop in London
LONDON (Reuters) – shares in William Hill (L 🙂 rose over 20% on Friday after a news report from Bloomberg said the UK bookmaker was approached by private equity firm Apollo Global Management (N 🙂 about a possible acquisition.
Representatives from William Hill and Apollo Global Management did not immediately respond to a request for comment.
At 1156 GMT, William Hill stock rose 19% to 259.3 pence.
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