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Challenger Acquisitions shares jumps, boosted by news of share buying from its chief executive

Proactive Investors - Mon, 05/07/2018 - 23:34
The group said that following these purchases, Gustafson now holds a total of 4.15mln shares in Challenger Acquisitions representing 1.8% of the total issued share capital of the company
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Challenger Acquisitions refocuses on Texas and New York Wheel projects

Proactive Investors - Sun, 04/29/2018 - 22:49
The leisure and entertainment investment company said most of the main components at its New York Wheel Project were now complete and ready to be assembled on site
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Challenger Acquisitions to begin legal action following cancellation of Star Sanctum event

Proactive Investors - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 22:18
The leisure and entertainment company said it was seeking to realise the personal guarantee for its £100,000 loan as provided by Jane Lowther, the owner of Star Sanctum
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Wheels in motion for Challenger Acquisitions to see investments make progress in 2018

Proactive Investors - Tue, 03/20/2018 - 00:41
Challenger expects construction of New York Wheel to get back on track this year after a temporary setback
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Challenger Acquisitions secures stars and revamps website for Star Sanctum fan convention

Proactive Investors - Thu, 03/01/2018 - 00:15
The company said it has secured a variety of television and film actors for the convention, including Benedict Cumberbatch and Chiwetel Ejiofor
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Challenger Acquisitions invests in Texas observation wheel

Proactive Investors - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 04:11

Mark Gustafson, chief executive of Challenger Acquisitions Limited (LON:CHAL), tells Proactive's Andrew Scott they've invested in a second giant observation wheel project, this time in Dallas, Texas.

The AIM-quoted firm has invested US$300,000 towards the pre-development costs of the Eye of Texas, with the option to invest up to US$1mln in this first tranche.

The remainder of the US$3mln of pre-development costs is being raised by local developers.

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Challenger Acquisitions invests in second giant wheel project, this time in Texas

Proactive Investors - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 00:16
Challenger has invested US$300,000 towards the pre-development costs of the Eye of Texas, with the option to invest up to a further US$700,000 in this tranche
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Challenger Acquisitions clarifies position re Mammoet-Starneth

Proactive Investors - Mon, 12/18/2017 - 23:54
Starneth LLC, which is part of the legal contractual dispute with the original wheel erectors, has never been owned by Challenger.
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Challenger Acquisitions confirms official launch of Star Sanctum

Proactive Investors - Wed, 12/06/2017 - 04:38

Mark Gustafson, chief executive of Challenger Acquisitions Limited (LON:CHAL) tells Proactive the first action film fan convention to be run by Star Sanctum will be held in May next year.

Star Sanctum is the name of the private company Challenger is backing; it is set to launch with a three-day event in London running from May 5-7.

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Challenger Acquisitions reveals dates of first action film fan convention to be run by Star Sanctum

Proactive Investors - Wed, 12/06/2017 - 00:19
Fan conventions are enormously popular. Star Sanctum founder Jane Lowther has more than 20 years of project and event management experience
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Challenger Acquisitions has "tremendous confidence" construction of NY Wheel project will recommence in the near-term

Proactive Investors - Wed, 11/29/2017 - 00:16
Challenger has a stake in the NY Wheel project which has been hit by delays because of contractual disputes
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Challenger Acquisitions ventures into world of action hero conventions

Proactive Investors - Mon, 11/06/2017 - 23:37
The first convention will take place in London next year and fans will get the chance to meet the actors and actresses of the latest action hero blockbusters
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Challenger Acquisitions confident work on New York Wheel will recommence "in the near-term"

Proactive Investors - Wed, 10/25/2017 - 23:15
The board is currently evaluating strategic growth opportunities for the company.
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Challenger Acquisitions expects to see progress with New York Wheel

Proactive Investors - Wed, 09/27/2017 - 06:27
“We are continuing to seek out, evaluate and review a number of potential projects and developments."
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Challenger Acquisitions notes US reports over new NY Wheel contractor but provides no confirmation an appointment is imminent

Proactive Investors - Mon, 08/14/2017 - 23:15
In a statement, the AIM-listed firm simply said: “Challenger looks forward to updating the market when a new contractor is formally appointed and a new date is set for the completion of the New York Wheel”
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Challenger Acquisitions confident New York Wheel will be finished despite dispute

Proactive Investors - Mon, 07/24/2017 - 22:41
Reports from New York said the project is set for major delays after Mammoet-Starneth, the design/build contractor, downed tools in May
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Challenger Acquisitions given some slack by convertible holders

Proactive Investors - Mon, 05/08/2017 - 00:19
"These amendments will allow us the flexibility and time to pursue additional projects over the course of 2017."
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Flagship NewYork wheel key for Challenger Acquisitions after Starneth realignment

Proactive Investors - Tue, 01/31/2017 - 08:00
The group sees other acquisition opportunities in the attractions sector this year after realigning its relationship with engineering group Starneth.
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Challenger Acquisitions inks 'significant' $6mln deal to sell stake in wheel engineer

Proactive Investors - Mon, 01/30/2017 - 07:19

Challenger Acquisitions Limited (LON:CHAL) is selling its interest in the engineering group Starneth in a deal worth up to US$6mln.

Separately, Challenger has brokered a five-year cooperation agreement under which Starneth can provide the design, engineering and project management for observation wheel projects and Challenger can provide potential funding options for the developers of select projects.

Challenger CEO Mark Gustafesen tells Proactive: ''[The deal] was a very good way of addressing the long term timelines to get these projects moving forward''.

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Challenger Acquisitions selling its stake in wheel engineer Starneth

Proactive Investors - Mon, 01/30/2017 - 00:08
The buyer is a company controlled by Chiel Smits, Starneth’s chief executive.
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