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JD Sports Fashion Plc
26 January 2021
 

26 January 2021

 

JD Sports Fashion Plc

 

Response to recent press speculation

 

The Board of JD Sports Fashion Plc (the "Group") notes the recent press speculation concerning the possibility of the Group undertaking an equity capital raise.

 

The Board confirms that it is exploring additional funding options with a view to increasing its flexibility to invest in future strategic opportunities and that this may involve a non pre-emptive equity placing.  A further announcement will be made as and when appropriate.

 

For further information please contact:

 

JD Sports Fashion Plc

Tel:  0161 767 1000

Peter Cowgill, Executive Chairman

Neil Greenhalgh, Chief Financial Officer

Jennifer Iveson, Investor Relations



MHP Communications

Tel:  0203 128 8788

Andrew Jaques


Giles Robinson


Charles Hirst


Catherine Chapman


 

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