DJI Holdings

DJI Holdings
Date: December 2011
Deal Size: £20m equity fundraise
About the client: DJI Holdings is the exclusive operator of the official Beijing Welfare Lottery Website ( The company is also a retail store distributor of national and local provincial lottery tickets and instant play scratch cards. DJI is the exclusive provider of official lottery results via SMS/MMS messaging subscriptions.
About the transaction: Akur acted as financial adviser in a £20m placing
Lead: David Shapton
DJI Holdings


Chris Young

Chris Young…

Chris is focused on listed closed-ended funds, specialising in both equity and debt capital fundraising.

He has over 16 years’ experience in both sales and research. With relationships across many of the large institutional investors in the sector, he has worked across IPOs, secondary fundraisings, placings and sales.

He began his career in the City as an investment funds analyst at Credit Lyonnais in 1999, and has subsequently held positions at Lazard Panmure Gordon, Arbuthnot Securities, and most recently as a specialist salesman within the investment funds team at Westhouse Securities. He is focused on private and public real estate and REITs, infrastructure and utilities, emerging markets, private equity and alternatives.

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