Monday April 29, 2013 : WILLIAM HILL MAKES IT BACK INTO FTSE 100
Top 100 LSE firms in terms of market capitalisation
William Hill has again joined the index of companies with the biggest shares by market capitalisation on the London Stock Exchange, the FTSE 100.
The firm will replace Xstrata, who merged with Glencore PLC, in the FTSE 100 on May 1, 2013.
William Hill was relegated from the FTSE 100 to the FTSE 250 in 2005 following its purchase of 624 betting shops from Stanley Leisure for GBP 504 million, a purchase that the Office of Fair Trading ruled were around 50 too many in terms of anti-competitive practices.