Negative broker report greets new PP Betfair chief

Shares fall as Morgan Stanley analysts say Peter Jackson faces challenges to increase online revenue growth

8th January, 2018
Peter Jackson takes over as Paddy Power Betfair chief executive. Pic: Getty

Peter Jackson officially took over as chief executive of gambling giant Paddy Power Betfair on Monday morning.

Morgan Stanley lowered its recommendation on Paddy Power Betfair to underweight, the first time it has taken a negative stance since the company was formed by a merger almost two years ago.

As Jackson tweeted about being “excited to wake up in Dublin for my new job,” Morgan Stanley analyst Ed Young was telling clients that the company’s...

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