Like Helix eSports and ggCircuit

announced 1/25/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Esports Entertainment Group, Inc., will acquire Helix eSports and ggCircuit

synopsis: Esports Entertainment Group, an online esports tournament and gaming company, entered into an agreement to acquire ggCircuit and Helix eSports. ggCircuit is a B2B software company that provides cloud-based management for LAN centers and Helix eSports owns five esports centers, including two of the five largest centers in the US.
buyer: Esports Entertainment Group, Inc. (OTCPK:GMBL:$0.00)
Esports Entertainment Group is a licensed Malta-based online company with a specific focus on esports and gaming. Esports Entertainment offers fantasy and pools on various esports events in a licensed, regulated, and secure platform at vie.gg. "
target: Helix eSports and ggCircuit
ggCircuit is a B2B software company that provides cloud-based management for LAN centers, a tournament platform, and integrated wallet/point-of-sale solutions for enterprise customers. Helix eSports owns five esports centers, including two of the five largest centers in the US.
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$43
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announced 11/16/2020 via BusinessWire

GAN Limited, will acquire Coolbet

synopsis: GAN Limited, a leading B2B supplier of internet gaming SaaS solutions primarily to the U.S. land-based casino industry, announced that it has signed a definitive purchase agreement to acquire Vincent Group p.l.c., which operates an online gaming platform under the flagship brand, Coolbet.
buyer: GAN Limited (GAN:$36.95)
GAN is a leading business-to-business supplier of internet gambling software-as-a-service solutions predominantly to the U.S. land-based casino industry. "
target: Coolbet
Vincent Group p.l.c. operates an online gaming platform under the flagship brand, Coolbet. Coolbet’s proprietary platform was uniquely developed in-house, and offers online real-money gaming in sports, casino, poker and virtual e-sports.
price ($mm)
$176
rev ($mm)
$31
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5.7x
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closed 10/16/2019 via PR Newswire

Daxko, acquired TennisSource.Net, Inc.

synopsis: Daxko has acquired TennisSource, a provider of tennis facility management software solutions. Coupled with Daxko's existing Club Automation brand, which serves over 200 tennis centers, the company further enhances its offering for tennis clubs in the health and wellness industry.
buyer parent: GI Partners
buyer: Daxko
Daxko delivers technology solutions, payment processing, experienced services, and deep insights to various member-based health and wellness centers—enterprise health clubs, tennis centers, boutique fitness studios, affiliate gyms, campus recreation facilities, integrated wellness centers, and more."
target: TennisSource.Net, Inc.
TennisSource provides software to assist with the day to day management of sports facilities with an emphasis on complexity of tennis. Software components include scheduling software, online program registration software, player management, and a full point of sale application.
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closed 1/31/2019 via BNC Analysis

Pineapple Payments, acquired AthleteTrax

synopsis: Pineapple Payments, a payment processing technology company, has acquired AthleteTrax, a company that offers a Cloud-Based Facility Management Software, called MySportSort. They offer everything from custom websites and mobile apps to facility and league scheduling and point of sale transactions.
buyer: Pineapple Payments
Pineapple Payments is a payment processing technology company that provides omni-channel payment acceptance tools for merchants of all shapes and sizes. From its innovative technology solutions to its proactive merchant success team, Pineapple truly takes a fresh approach to payment processing. "
target: AthleteTrax
AthleteTrax offers a Cloud-Based Facility Management Software, called MySportSort. From everything from custom websites and mobile apps to facility and league scheduling and point of sale transactions, AthleteTrax provides a simple mechanism to keep your organization running smoothly.
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closed 6/25/2014 via BusinessWire

Autodesk, Inc., acquired Shotgun Software

synopsis: Autodesk, Inc. has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Shotgun Software, a developer of scalable, cloud-based production tracking, review, and asset management software for the film, television and games industries.
buyer: Autodesk, Inc. (ADSK:$3,650.50)
Autodesk, Inc., is a leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software. Customers across the manufacturing, architecture, building, construction, and media and entertainment industries use Autodesk software to design, visualize, and simulate their ideas. "
target: Shotgun Software
Shotgun is the creative industry’s trusted system for secure, efficient production management and review. A standardized toolset for animation, visual effects and game development pipelines, it enables studios and remote collaborators to increase efficiency and reduce risk through transparency.
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closed 12/14/2020 via PR Newswire

Quantum Corporation, acquired CatDV

synopsis: Quantum Corp., a leading expert in scale-out storage, archive and data protection, has acquired CatDV, a UK software company that specializes in workflow management tools for the global film and broadcast industry. CatDV leverages AI technology to make it easier for businesses to catalog and analyze digital assets such as video, images, and more.
buyer: Quantum Corporation (QTM:$350.66)
Quantum is a leading expert in scale-out storage, archive and data protection, providing solutions for capturing, sharing and preserving digital assets over the entire data lifecycle. More than 100,000 customers have trusted Quantum to address their most demanding data workflow challenges. "
target: CatDV
CatDV is a UK software company that specializes in workflow management tools for the global film and broadcast industry. CatDV leverages AI technology to make it easier for businesses of any size to catalog and analyze digital assets such as video, images, audio files, PDFs, and more.
price ($mm)
$13
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announced 10/31/2017 via BusinessWire

Ingersoll Rand, will acquire GPSi Holdings, LLC

synopsis: Ingersoll-Rand plc announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire GPSi Holdings, LLC from Falconhead Capital. GPSi is a technology provider of cloud-based technology solutions for fleet managers in various transportation markets including education, golf and resorts. Its custom software solutions are designed to increase productivity.
buyer: Ingersoll Rand (IR:$15,859.60)
Ireland-based Ingersoll Rand advances the quality of life by creating comfortable, sustainable and efficient environments. They work to enhance the quality and comfort of air in buildings; transport and protect food and perishables; and increase industrial productivity and efficiency. "
target parent: Falconhead Capital LLC
target: GPSi Holdings, LLC (GPSNQ:$13.49)
GPSi is a leading technology provider of cloud-based technology solutions for fleet managers in various transportation markets including education, golf and resorts. Its custom software solutions, combined with a high level of customer support are designed to increase productivity.
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closed 10/29/2020 via BusinessWire

Branded Entertainment Network, acquired TubeBuddy

synopsis: BEN, the entertainment AI company, has acquired TubeBuddy, the largest platform to help YouTube creators optimize their audience and channel growth. With the acquisition of TubeBuddy, BEN will extend its resources directly to the creator community, helping them to grow and monetize their content initiatives.
buyer: Branded Entertainment Network
BEN Group is an entertainment AI company that places brands into influencer, streaming, TV, music, and film content. BEN Group consists of the world’s largest influencer marketing business, the world’s largest product placement agency, and Greenlight, a global rights and licensing business. "
target: TubeBuddy
TubeBuddy has become the largest platform for YouTube channel management, optimization, and audience growth, helping millions of creators with a wide range of tools, including keyword research, thumbnail generation, A/B testing, bulk processing, and advanced analytics.
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closed 1/29/2020 via PR Newswire

Daxko, acquired PlayerSpace

synopsis: Daxko, a provider of software solutions to member-based health and wellness organizations, has acquired PlayerSpace, a leader in sports program management technology. PlayerSpace simplifies team creation, game management, and league communication for sports directors.
buyer parent: GI Partners
buyer: Daxko
Daxko delivers technology solutions, payment processing, experienced services, and deep insights to various member-based health and wellness centers—enterprise health clubs, tennis centers, boutique fitness studios, affiliate gyms, campus recreation facilities, integrated wellness centers, and more."
target: PlayerSpace
PlayerSpace is a leader in sports program management technology. PlayerSpace simplifies team creation, game management, and league communication for sports directors. Their platform provides solutions for online registration, roster management, document management, scheduling, and more.
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closed 1/15/2020 via Company Press Release

Spordle Inc., acquired TSI Sports

synopsis: Spordle Inc., a Canadian provider of advanced technological solutions to sport organizations and events, has acquired TSI Sports (2017) Inc., a Canadian provider of cloud-based management solutions for the soccer industry. TSI Sports offer solutions for scheduling, tournaments, registration, facility management, team management, and more.
buyer: Spordle Inc.
Spordle is a Canadian provider of advanced technological solutions to sport organizations and events. Spordle offers cloud-based solutions that fulfill all the needs of organizations, including website design and operation, events and administrative management, ticketing and related activities. "
target: TSI Sports
TSI Sports is a Canadian provider of cloud-based management solutions for the soccer industry. TSI Sports enables soccer teams to simplify the management of their activities. They offer solutions for scheduling, tournaments, registration, facility management, team management, and more.
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closed 4/13/2019 via BusinessWire

Nadavon Capital Partners, acquired Clubspeed

synopsis: Nadavon Capital Partners, a specialty investment firm focusing on high-growth software and financial technology companies, has increased its investment in Clubspeed, the leading global software solution for go karting tracks, race tracks, trampoline parks, and family entertainment centers, where it will acquire a majority stake.
buyer: Nadavon Capital Partners
Based in Newport Beach, California, Nadavon Capital Partners is a specialty investment firm focusing on high-growth software and financial technology companies. "
target: Clubspeed
Clubspeed has the world's leading cloud-based software for activity centers, revolutionizing the way venue owners and managers run their businesses every day.
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closed 10/25/2018 via BNC Analysis

Pitchero, acquired Teamer

synopsis: Pitchero, an online platform for creating websites for managing sports teams, has acquired Teamer, an online team management system created and designed to take the hassle out of managing any sports team. Teamer uses the web to significantly decrease the amount of time it takes to get teams onto the field.
buyer: Pitchero
Pitchero is an online platform for creating websites for managing sports teams. Pitchero provides clubs, leagues and county organisations with the tools they need to create a website, manage their membership and collect payments online. "
target: Teamer
Teamer is an online team management system created and designed to take the hassle out of managing any sports team. Teamer uses the web to significantly decrease the amount of time it takes to get teams onto the field. Teamer is available on desktops and mobile devices in a variety of languages.
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closed 1/7/2016 via BNC Analysis

The TEAM Companies Inc., acquired Lightspeed EPS, Inc.

synopsis: The TEAM Companies, Inc., a payroll, business affairs and technology provider to the advertising and entertainment community, has completed its acquisition of Lightspeed EPS, Inc. Lightspeed EPS, Inc. is a provider of cloud-based entertainment production management software for the feature film and television industries.
buyer: The TEAM Companies Inc.
The Team Companies Inc., is a leading payroll, business affairs and technology provider to the advertising and entertainment community. TEAM provides a comprehensive suite of solutions for the production payroll, production management and business affairs space. "
target: Lightspeed EPS, Inc.
LightSPEED eps is a web-based entertainment production management system designed specifically for the film and television industry. By centralizing production management, updated information is instantly accessible from any authorized computer, cell phone or wireless device.
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closed 11/21/2014 via PR Web

SportsSignup, acquired DirectRoster

synopsis: SportsSignup, a national leader in online management solutions for sports organizations, announces the acquisition of DirectRoster, an online application for youth and adult sports leagues. DirectRoster is a division of DMT Web Ventures Inc., the parent company of TurboRoster, a fitness registration and wearable technology platform.
buyer: SportsSignup
SportsSignup provides sports organizations and event organizers with easy-to-learn and easy-to-use integrated Software-as-a-Service solutions to facilitate online sports registration, e-commerce fundraising, and coach/volunteer background check management. "
target parent: TurboRoster
target: DirectRoster
DirectRoster is an online application for youth and adult sports leagues. Through their application, Commissioners can utilize a slew of tools including online registration, scheduling, email messaging, optional text messaging, roster photos, reporting, point of sale system, and more.
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closed 8/23/2013 via PR Newswire

GameOfficials.net merged with Bonzi,

synopsis: Bonzi Technology, a leading provider of management and communication systems for sports clubs, leagues and associations, announced the merger of GameOfficials.net with Bonzi. GameOfficials.net is a leading provider of end-to-end referee management systems for sports organizations.
buyer: Bonzi
Bonzi is a leading provider of management and communication systems for sports clubs, leagues and associations. Bonzi services include website management, player and coach registration, game and field scheduling, payment processing, background checks, communications tools and admin services. "
target: GameOfficials.net
GameOfficials.net is a leading provider of end-to-end referee management systems for sports organizations. Services include assignment, registration, scheduling, training and payment processing.
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announced 1/25/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Esports Entertainment Group, Inc., will acquire Helix eSports and ggCircuit

synopsis: Esports Entertainment Group, an online esports tournament and gaming company, entered into an agreement to acquire ggCircuit and Helix eSports. ggCircuit is a B2B software company that provides cloud-based management for LAN centers and Helix eSports owns five esports centers, including two of the five largest centers in the US.
buyer: Esports Entertainment Group, Inc. (OTCPK:GMBL:$0.00)
Esports Entertainment Group is a licensed Malta-based online company with a specific focus on esports and gaming. Esports Entertainment offers fantasy and pools on various esports events in a licensed, regulated, and secure platform at vie.gg. "
target: Helix eSports and ggCircuit
ggCircuit is a B2B software company that provides cloud-based management for LAN centers, a tournament platform, and integrated wallet/point-of-sale solutions for enterprise customers. Helix eSports owns five esports centers, including two of the five largest centers in the US.
price ($mm)
$43
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announced 1/25/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Esports Entertainment Group, Inc., will acquire Helix eSports and ggCircuit

synopsis: Esports Entertainment Group, an online esports tournament and gaming company, entered into an agreement to acquire ggCircuit and Helix eSports. ggCircuit is a B2B software company that provides cloud-based management for LAN centers and Helix eSports owns five esports centers, including two of the five largest centers in the US.
buyer: Esports Entertainment Group, Inc. (OTCPK:GMBL:$0.00)
Esports Entertainment Group is a licensed Malta-based online company with a specific focus on esports and gaming. Esports Entertainment offers fantasy and pools on various esports events in a licensed, regulated, and secure platform at vie.gg. "
target: Helix eSports and ggCircuit
ggCircuit is a B2B software company that provides cloud-based management for LAN centers, a tournament platform, and integrated wallet/point-of-sale solutions for enterprise customers. Helix eSports owns five esports centers, including two of the five largest centers in the US.
price ($mm)
$43
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closed 1/21/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Esports Entertainment Group, Inc., acquired Esports Gaming League

synopsis: Esports Entertainment Group, Inc., a licensed online gambling company in Malta with a focus on esports wagering and 18+ gaming, has acquired the Esports Gaming League (EGL), a fast-growing UK-based esports company serving a rapidly expanding community of gamers in Europe, Middle East, and the Americas.
buyer: Esports Entertainment Group, Inc. (OTCPK:GMBL:$0.00)
Esports Entertainment Group is a licensed Malta-based online gambling company with a focus on esports wagering and 18+ gaming. The company offers fantasy, pools, fixed odds, and exchange style wagering on esports events in a licensed, regulated, and secure platform to the global esports audience. "
target: Esports Gaming League
Esports Gaming League (EGL) is a UK-based esports company serving gamers in Europe, the Middle East, and the Americas. EGL is a B2B-centric provider of live and online events and tournaments where gamers can compete and enjoy a wide range of content relating to esports and video games.
price ($mm)
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$1
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0.0x
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closed 9/9/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Esports Entertainment Group, Inc., acquired FLIP Sports

synopsis: Esports Entertainment Group, Inc., a licensed online gambling company with a focus on esports wagering and 18+ gaming, completed the acquisition of the assets of FLIP Sports, a dynamic and entrepreneurial mobile games studio innovating how fans enjoy and engage with live sports.
buyer: Esports Entertainment Group, Inc. (OTCPK:GMBL:$0.00)
Esports Entertainment Group is a licensed Malta-based online gambling company with a focus on esports wagering and 18+ gaming. The company offers fantasy, pools, fixed odds, and exchange style wagering on esports events in a licensed, regulated, and secure platform to the global esports audience. "
target: FLIP Sports
FLIP Sports is a dynamic and entrepreneurial mobile games studio innovating how fans enjoy and engage with live sports. Through its proprietary in-play, P2P technology, FLIP provides a unique multi-platform second-screen experience within an entertaining, social, and competitive gaming environment.
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closed 7/31/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Esports Entertainment Group, Inc., acquired Argyll Entertainment AG

synopsis: Malta-based Esports Entertainment Group, Inc. has acquired Swiss online sportsbook and casino operator Argyll Entertainment AG and its operating support subsidiaries. Argyll offers its customers an entertaining, safe, and secure online gaming experience, a rewards program, and access to exclusive and proprietary sports and gaming content.
buyer: Esports Entertainment Group, Inc. (OTCPK:GMBL:$0.00)
Esports Entertainment Group is a licensed Malta-based online gambling company with a focus on esports wagering and 18+ gaming. The company offers fantasy, pools, fixed odds, and exchange style wagering on esports events in a licensed, regulated, and secure platform to the global esports audience. "
target: Argyll Entertainment AG
Switzerland-based Argyll Entertainment is a dynamic and entrepreneurial online gambling operator. The company offers its customers a new online gaming experience that surrounds the traditional online gambling product with a fun, authentic, and engaging entertainment layer.
price ($mm)
$4.23
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$12
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0.4x
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announced 10/5/2017 via Market Wire

Esports Entertainment Group, Inc., will purchase Ardmore Investments SP. Z O.O from Swissbet

synopsis: Esports Entertainment Group, Inc. a licensed online gambling company with a specific focus on eSports wagering, will acquire Ardmore Investments SP. Z O.O, a subsidiary of Switzerland based gambling software developer Swiss Interactive Software GmbH (Swissbet). Ardmore is the developer and owner of the source code of gambling software.
buyer: Esports Entertainment Group, Inc. (OTCPK:GMBL:$0.00)
Esports Entertainment Group Inc. is a licensed online gambling company specifically focused on Esports wagering and 18+ gaming. Initially, Esports Entertainment intends to offer bet exchange style wagering on esports events to the global esports audience, excluding the US and EU. "
seller: Swissbet
Ardmore is a Polish corporation with offices in Warsaw, Poland. Ardmore is the developer and owner of the source code of the Bet Exchange Software utilized to create the an Esports wagering platform, as well as other gaming and gambling software.
price ($mm)
$4.48
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announced 11/16/2020 via BusinessWire

GAN Limited, will acquire Coolbet

synopsis: GAN Limited, a leading B2B supplier of internet gaming SaaS solutions primarily to the U.S. land-based casino industry, announced that it has signed a definitive purchase agreement to acquire Vincent Group p.l.c., which operates an online gaming platform under the flagship brand, Coolbet.
buyer: GAN Limited (GAN:$36.95)
GAN is a leading business-to-business supplier of internet gambling software-as-a-service solutions predominantly to the U.S. land-based casino industry. "
target: Coolbet
Vincent Group p.l.c. operates an online gaming platform under the flagship brand, Coolbet. Coolbet’s proprietary platform was uniquely developed in-house, and offers online real-money gaming in sports, casino, poker and virtual e-sports.
price ($mm)
$176
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$31
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5.7x
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closed 11/5/2020 via BNC Analysis

Better Collective A/S, acquired Zagranie

synopsis: Betting media company Better Collective has purchased Zagranie.com. Zagranie.com, a Polish sports betting brand, was created in 2017 and its acquisition extends the scope of Better Collective in the Polish industry.
buyer: Better Collective A/S (OM:BETCO:$90.94)
Denmark-based Better Collective is a developer of digital platforms for betting tips, bookmaker information and iGaming communities. Better Collective’s portfolio includes more than 2,000+ websites and products, including bettingexpert.com, the trusted home of tips from expert tipsters. "
target: Zagranie
Zagranie.com, a Polish sports betting brand, was created in 2017. They are a website for sports fans, especially football fans, who are looking for something more than just facts.
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announced 1/12/2021 via BusinessWire

fuboTV, Inc., will acquire Vigtory, Inc.

synopsis: fuboTV Inc., the leading sports-first live TV streaming platform, announced it has executed a binding letter of intent to acquire sports betting and interactive gaming company Vigtory, and expects to launch a sportsbook before the end of the year.
buyer: fuboTV, Inc. (OTCPK:FBNK:$111.11)
fuboTV is the leading sports-first live TV streaming platform offering subscribers access to tens of thousands of live sporting events annually as well as leading news and entertainment content. With fuboTV, subscribers can stream a broad mix of 100+ live TV channels. "
target: Vigtory, Inc.
Vigtory was founded to tackle the most strategic challenge that sportsbooks face: how to build the greatest betting experience all while offering the best possible pricing. They’re reinventing what it means to bet on sports.
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announced 12/23/2020 via GlobeNewswire

i3 Interactive Inc., will acquire LivePools Private Limited

synopsis: i3 Interactive Inc., a company that offers an online and mobile gaming platform, is to acquire 51% of the shareholdings in LivePools, a company registered in India focusing within the Fantasy sports, rummy and real money gaming space launched in 2018.
buyer: i3 Interactive Inc. (CNSX:BETS:$0.00)
i3 Interactive Inc. is in the business of providing customers with an online and mobile gaming platform which will provide sports fans worldwide with a unique and highly-engaging social gaming product, and sports betting and casino product offering. "
target: LivePools Private Limited
LivePools Pvt. Ltd is a company registered in India focusing within the Fantasy sports, rummy and real money gaming space launched in 2018 by Gaurav and Vickram Assomull. The company has grown to over 1.5M users with the aim to be at 10M by Q1 2022.
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announced 4/22/2020 via Reuters

OPAP SA, will acquire Stoiximan.gr

synopsis: OPAP, Europe’s fourth largest gaming company, has agreed to acquire a controlling stake in the fast-growing Greek and Cypriot business of online bookmaker Stoiximan. Stoiximan is the leading online gaming operator in Greece, developing cutting edge technology and offering 24/7 entertainment to their members.
buyer: OPAP SA (ATSE:OPAP:$674.07)
OPAP is the leading gaming company in Greece and one of the most renowned in its industry worldwide. Founded in 1958, the company holds the exclusive rights to the operation and management of numerical lotteries, sports betting games, horseracing mutual betting, and more. "
target: Stoiximan.gr
Stoiximan is the leading online gaming operator in Greece, developing cutting edge technology and offering 24/7 entertainment to their members. Their operations are increasingly expanding across Europe under their international brand, Betano.
price ($mm)
$178*
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$214
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1.6x
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announced 10/2/2019 via Wall Street Journal

Flutter Entertainment plc, will acquire Stars Group Inc.

synopsis: FanDuel owner Flutter Entertainment agreed to buy PokerStars owner Stars Group Inc., creating an online gambling giant as internet and app-based betting is taking hold in the U.S. The Stars Group is a global leader in the online and mobile gaming and interactive entertainment industries.
buyer: Flutter Entertainment plc (ISE:PPB:$2,473.21)
Flutter is an international sports betting, gaming and entertainment business with over six million customers worldwide. Flutter Entertainment plc is the name for Paddy Power Betfair plc, which was formed in 2016 from the merger of Paddy Power plc and Betfair Group plc. "
target: Stars Group Inc. (TSX:TSGI:$2,442.84)
The Stars Group is a global leader in the online and mobile gaming and interactive entertainment industries, entertaining millions of customers across its online real- and play-money poker, gaming and betting product offerings. Their brands include PokerStars, BetStars, Full Tilt, BetEasy and more.
price ($mm)[EV]
$6,103 [$10,839]
rev ($mm)
$2,493
EBITDA ($mm)
$589
EV / rev
4.4x
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18.4x
closed 2/1/2019 via BNC Analysis

Paddy Power Betfair plc, acquired Adjarabet

synopsis: Paddy Power Betfair has announced the acquisition of a controlling stake in Georgian gambling company Adjarabet. Adjarabet is an online gambling company based in Georgia. Adjarabet is licensed to offer a full suite of online betting and gaming products in Georgia, including casino, sports, poker and peer-to-peer games.
buyer: Paddy Power Betfair plc (ISE:PPB:$2,473.21)
Paddy Power Betfair plc is one of the leading sports betting and gaming groups in the world. The business was formed from the February 2016 merger of Paddy Power plc and Betfair Group plc and has four divisions. "
target: Adjarabet
Adjarabet is an online gambling company based in Georgia. Adjarabet is licensed to offer a full suite of online betting and gaming products in Georgia, including casino, sports, poker and peer-to-peer games.
price ($mm)
$132*
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$83
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$26
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3.1x
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9.9x
closed 3/10/2016 via GlobeNewswire

Delaware North Companies Inc., acquired Ruby Seven Studios, Inc.

synopsis: Delaware North, a global leader in hospitality and food service and an innovative operator of regional destination casinos, announced its acquisition of Ruby Seven Studios – a top social casino developer. Ruby Seven Studios has created over 20 titles for the Apple, GooglePlay, Amazon Kindle, Facebook, Yahoo and web platforms.
buyer: Delaware North Companies Inc.
Delaware North is one of the largest privately-held hospitality and food service companies in the world. Delaware North has global operations at high-profile places such as sports and entertainment venues, national and state parks, destination resorts and restaurants, airports, and regional casinos."
target: Ruby Seven Studios, Inc.
Ruby Seven Studios is a top ranking social casino gaming company. Its mission is to bring casino game content to land-based, online casinos and media partners through strategic partnerships, which now include Pechanga Resort and Casino, Tropicana Entertainment and Gala Coral group.
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closed 4/8/2015 via PR Newswire

The Intertain Group Limited, purchased Jackpotjoy, Starspins and Botemania brands from Gamesys Limited

synopsis: The Intertain Group Limited announced that it has completed the acquisition of the Jackpotjoy, Starspins and Botemania brands and related assets. Jackpotjoy is an online Instant Win and Bingo site, Botemania is an online entertainment site for the Spanish market, and Starspins a site for slots only players.
buyer: The Intertain Group Limited (TSX:IT:$0.00)
The Intertain Group Limited is an online gaming company that provides entertainment to a global consumer base. Intertain currently offers casino, bingo and poker games to its customers using the InterCasino, InterPoker, Costa and other brands. "
seller: Gamesys Limited
Jackpotjoy is an online Instant Win and Bingo site, Botemania is an online entertainment site for the Spanish market, and Starspins a site for slots only players.
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announced 9/23/2014 via GlobeNewswire

Elray Gaming, will acquire Golden Galaxy Casino

synopsis: Elray Resources Inc. trading as Elray Gaming announced that it has finalized an agreement to acquire an operating and established online casino by the name of Golden Galaxy. Golden Galaxy Casino is an established and licensed online casino operating in multiple jurisdictions across the globe.
buyer parent: Elray Resources, Inc.
buyer: Elray Gaming
Elray Resources Inc. is a consulting and marketing firm worldwide. They are dedicated to providing new entrants and existing members of the online gaming industry top notch consulting, marketing, media buying services, turn key management and operation. "
target: Golden Galaxy Casino
Golden Galaxy Casino is an established and licensed online casino operating in multiple jurisdictions across the globe. Golden Galaxy Casino offers over 250 state of the art casino games including Blackjack, Roulette, Baccarat and Slots.
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$7
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announced 5/26/2017 via PrimeNewswire

500.com Limited, will acquire The Multi Group Ltd.

synopsis: 500.com Limited, a leading online sports lottery service provider in China, is to acquire The Multi Group Ltd., one of the top online lottery betting and online casino platforms in the Nordic countries where it holds substantial market share. The Multi Group is headquartered in Malta.
buyer: 500.com Limited (WBAI:$3.96)
500.com Limited is a leading online sports lottery service provider in China. The Company offers a comprehensive and integrated suite of online lottery services, information, user tools and virtual community venues to its users. "
target: The Multi Group Ltd.
Headquartered in Malta, Multi Group operates Multilotto.com, which is considered one of the top online lottery betting and online casino platforms in the Nordic countries where it holds substantial market share.
price ($mm)
$56*
rev ($mm)
$11
EBITDA ($mm)
$6
EV / rev
5.4x
EV / EBITDA
9.4x
announced 11/26/2012 via BusinessWire

Silvermark LLC, will acquire Florida Gaming Centers, Inc.

synopsis: Florida Gaming Corporation announced a Stock Purchase Agreement for the sale of its wholly owned subsidiary, Florida Gaming Centers, Inc. to Silvermark LLC. Florida Gaming Center is the owner and operator of two jai-alai frontons located in Ft. Pierce and Miami, Florida, which offer poker and inter-track pari-mutuel wagering facilities.
buyer: Silvermark LLC
Silvermark LLC is a company that is buying Florida Gaming Centers, Inc. "
target: Florida Gaming Centers, Inc. (FGMG:$51.20)
Florida Gaming Centers, Inc. owns and operates gaming centers. The company operates jai-alai frontons that feature casino gaming, live and simulcast jai-alai competition, and inter-track pari-mutuel wagering. The company was founded in 1996 and is based in Miami, Florida.
price ($mm)[EV]
$108 [$123]
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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