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closed 1/5/2022 via BNC Analysis

LeDap, acquired Racketspecialisten

synopsis: LeDap Group, an international group of padel companies, has acquired Racketspecialisten, an online retailer of racket sports products in Sweden. Racketspecialisten provides a curated range of products from leading brands. They offer rackets and accessories for tennis, badminton, table tennis, ping pong, squash, and pickleball.
buyer: LeDap
LeDap is an international group of padel companies. LeDap operates more than 100 centres with over 700 padel courts and aims to become the world’s leading platform to drive the growth, innovation, digitalization, and professionalization of the sport of Padel. "
target: Racketspecialisten
Racketspecialisten is an online retailer of racket sports products in Sweden. Racketspecialisten provides a curated range of products from leading brands. They offer rackets and accessories for tennis, badminton, table tennis, ping pong, squash, and pickleball.
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closed 2/3/2021 via BNC Analysis

BHG Group AB, acquired IP-Agency Finland Oy

synopsis: Sweden-based BHG Group AB has acquired 51 percent of IP Agency Finland Oy, a leading online company specialising in products for sports and leisure. IP Agency's products are made up of proprietary brands that are sold mainly in Finland, Sweden, Belgium, the DACH region, and the US.
buyer: BHG Group AB (OM:BHG:$1,320.85)
Sweden-based BHG is the number 1 consumer e-commerce company in the Nordics. With an ecosystem of online stores supported by physical destinations and services, BHG offers the market’s leading range of well-known brands, totaling close to 1 million unique products. "
target: IP-Agency Finland Oy
IP-Agency Finland Oy is an online professional consumer goods design, development, sourcing, and logistics company for major retailers in the Nordic region. They provide a wide range of products specializing in fitness and outdoor activities.
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$22
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closed 9/17/2020 via PR Newswire

Entro Marketing Pty Limited, acquired Back To Sport

synopsis: Entro Marketing Pty Limited, owner of BodyHeal, an online retailer for sports injury supplies, has acquired Back To Sport, an online shop focusing on physiotherapy and rehabilitation supplies that help athletes and sports people to prevent and recover from most sport injuries. Both companies are based in Australia.
buyer: Entro Marketing Pty Limited
Entro Marketing Pty Limited is a family-owned company and are experts in the world of sports injury supplies. It is also the owner of BodyHeal, another online retailer for sports injury supplies. "
target: Back To Sport
Back To Sport is an online shop focusing on physiotherapy and rehabilitation supplies that help athletes and sports people to prevent and recover from most sport injuries. They are based in Australia.
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announced 2/17/2020 via BNC Analysis

Footway Group AB, will acquire Sportamore AB

synopsis: Footway Group AB, a Swedish web-based platform and online retailer of shoes, will acquire Sportamore AB. Headquartered in Bromma, Sweden, Sportamore is a leading online retailer in the Nordic region of sport-related products. Sportamore sells over 30,000 products from around 300 different brands representing more than 30 different sports.
buyer: Footway Group AB (OM:FOOT B:$159.51)
Sweden-based Footway is a web-based platform and online retailer of shoes that enables customers and manufacturers to meet. The company works with crowdsourcing, AI, and data-driven automation tools to improve its service with both customers and suppliers worldwide. "
target: Sportamore AB (OM:SPOR:$101.44)
Sweden-based Sportamore is the Nordic region's leading and fastest-growing technology company that sells sport-related products online. Sportamore sells over 30,000 products from around 300 different brands representing more than 30 different sports.
price ($mm)[EV]
$45 [$62]
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$103
EBITDA ($mm)
$1
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0.6x
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42.4x
closed 2/21/2018 via Company Press Release

Morele.net, acquired Sklep-Presto.pl

synopsis: Morele.net, a leading online consumer electronics store in Poland, has acquired Sklep-Presto.pl, one of the leading online retailers of sports and outdoor equipment in Poland. Sklep-Presto.pl offers a wide range of sports equipment at low prices. These include footwear and clothing, fitness and gym products, bicycling products, and more.
buyer parent: MCI Capital S.A.
buyer: Morele.net
Morele.net is a leading online consumer electronics store in Poland. They offer over 50,000 products, with more than half readily available at all times. Their products include laptops, computers, radio and television, telephones and tablets, cameras, and more. "
target: Sklep-Presto.pl
Sklep-Presto.pl is one of the leading online retailers of sports and outdoor equipment in Poland. They offer a wide range of sports equipment at low prices. These include footwear and clothing, fitness and gym products, winter sports products, summer sports products, bicycling products, and more.
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closed 12/13/2017 via BusinessWire

On Location Experiences, acquired PrimeSport

synopsis: On Location Experiences, a premium experiential hospitality business, announced it has acquired PrimeSport, a leader in providing direct access to some of the biggest events in sports and entertainment. PrimeSport is a leading Sports Travel and Event Management company, offering tickets, hospitality, travel for fans and corporate clients.
buyer: On Location Experiences
On Location Experiences is a leader in premium experiential hospitality business, establishing a new industry standard to serve iconic right holders with extensive experience in ticketing, curated hospitality, live event production and travel management in the worlds of sports and entertainment. "
target parent: Carlyle Group
target: PrimeSport
PrimeSport is a leading Sports Travel and Event Management company, offering tickets, hospitality, travel for fans and corporate clients. PrimeSport’s partnerships with the largest entities in the industry allow them to provide an unparalleled experience for avid sports fans and corporate clients.
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closed 2/20/2015 via Company Press Release

Carlyle Group, acquired PrimeSport

synopsis: Clearlake Capital Group, L.P., in partnership with management, announced the completion of the sale of PrimeSport Holdings Inc. to The Carlyle Group. PrimeSport is an event lifecycle management company and vertically integrated eCommerce leader focused on monetizing the biggest sporting events in the world.
buyer: Carlyle Group (CG:$5,531.80)
The Carlyle Group is a global alternative asset manager with $203 billion of assets under management across 129 funds and 141 fund of funds vehicles. Founded in 1987, Carlyle has grown into one of the world’s largest and most successful investment firms, with 1,700 professionals around the world. "
target parent: Clearlake Capital Group, L.P.
target: PrimeSport
PrimeSport is the leading global Sports Travel and Event Management company, offering tickets, corporate and fan travel packages, and hospitality events for corporations, professional sports teams and fans.
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announced 6/16/2014 via BusinessWire

BESTSELLER, will acquire M and M Direct Limited

synopsis: M and M Direct Ltd, one of Europe’s leading online and mail order retailers of discounted lifestyle, fashion and sports apparel and footwear, announced it has signed a definitive agreement to be acquired by BESTSELLER, a company that provides affordable fashion for women, men, teenagers and children.
buyer: BESTSELLER
BESTSELLER provides affordable fashion for women, men, teenagers and children. BESTSELLER markets their products in most of Europe, the Middle East, Canada, India and globally via e-commerce. "
target parent: TA Associates
target: M and M Direct Limited
M and M Direct Ltd is the UK’s leading purchaser of end-of-line clearance for fashion and sports products. As an online and mail order retailer, M and M offers sports and fashion apparel and footwear for men, women and children, at substantial discounts.
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closed 1/7/2014 via BusinessWire

Clearlake Capital Group, L.P., acquired PrimeSport

synopsis: PrimeSport, Inc. and Clearlake Capital Group, L.P. announced that Clearlake, a private investment firm, has acquired a majority stake in PrimeSport, a leading sports travel and entertainment management company.
buyer: Clearlake Capital Group, L.P.
Clearlake Capital Group is a private investment firm focused on private equity and special situation transactions. Having committed approximately $3 bn over 50 investments, Clearlake's professionals have a history of long-term strategic partnership with management to transform and grow companies. "
target: PrimeSport
PrimeSport is the leading global Sports Travel and Event Management company, offering tickets, corporate and fan travel packages, and hospitality events for corporations, professional sports teams and fans.
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closed 5/3/2013 via Company Press Release

SmartGuy Group A/S, acquired Schmid Profi GmbH

synopsis: SmartGuy Group A/S has acquired the assets of the internet retail company Schmid Profi GmbH; a German company with activities in online sports- and fashion mainly in Germany, Austria and the Czech Republic.
buyer: SmartGuy Group A/S (CPH:SMART:$80.27)
SmartGuy is a European online retailer of fashion apparel with a leading position in the Nordic region achieved through an unremitting commitment to profitable growth. "
target: Schmid Profi GmbH
Schmid Profi GmbH is an online retailer with activities in sports and fashion mainly in Germany, Austria and the Czech Republic. It it based Germany.
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$17
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closed 12/21/2012 via BusinessWire

The TJX Companies, Inc., acquired Sierra Trading Post

synopsis: The TJX Companies, Inc., the leading off-price retailer of apparel and home fashions in the U.S. and worldwide, announced that it has acquired Sierra Trading Post, an off-price Internet retailer based in Cheyenne, Wyoming. The purchase price of approximately $200 million.
buyer: The TJX Companies, Inc. (TJX:$25,878.37)
The TJX Companies, Inc. is the leading off-price retailer of apparel and home fashions in the U.S. and worldwide. The Company operates 1,039 T.J. Maxx, 912 Marshalls, and 417 HomeGoods stores in the United States; 222 Winners, 88 HomeSense, and 14 Marshalls stores in Canada. "
target: Sierra Trading Post
Sierra Trading Post is an online and catalog retailer that sells seconds, overstocks and closeouts. The company offers products in categories like outdoor recreation and adventure gear, footwear, clothing and home decor and claims to offer everyday savings of 35-70% on their products.
price ($mm)
$200
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$200
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closed 3/15/2011 via BusinessWire

GSI Commerce Solutions, Inc., acquired Football Fanatics Inc.

synopsis: GSI Commerce Inc. has announced that it has closed its acquisition of Fanatics, Inc., a Jacksonville, Florida-based company that operates more than 250 e-commerce websites, including www.footballfanatics.com, and over 60 e-commerce stores for collegiate and professional sports partners and media organizations.
buyer: GSI Commerce Solutions, Inc. (GSIC:$0.00)
GSI Commerce® is a leading provider of services that enable e-commerce, multichannel retailing and interactive marketing. GSI delivers customized e-commerce solutions through an e-commerce platform, which is comprised of technology, fulfillment and customer care. "
target: Football Fanatics Inc.
With over 150,000 available items, Fanatics offers a deep product assortment spanning collegiate and professional teams, action sports including surf, skate and MMA, and offers this merchandise on websites such as footballfanatics.com and surffanatics.com.
price ($mm)[EV]
$277 [$253]
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$142
EBITDA ($mm)
$19
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2.1x
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15.6x
closed 2/4/2008 via BusinessWire

National Lampoon, acquired Rivalfish

synopsis: National Lampoon, Inc. the most widely recognized brand in comedy, has acquired the website, and retains an option to purchase the licensing division, of Rivalfish the #1 college sports rivalry brand, for an undisclosed sum. Prior to the acquisition, Rivalfish was part of the National Lampoon Humor Network.
buyer: National Lampoon (US:NLMP:$0.00)
National Lampoon is and has been one of the leading brands in comedy for the last 30 years. National Lampoon is active in a broad array of entertainment activities, including feature films, television programming, interactive entertainment, home video, comedy audio CDs and book publishing. "
target: Rivalfish
Rivalfish.com was founded in 2004 by three college sports fanatics who shared a passion for finding success at other people’s expense. The merchandising and licensing division of Rivalfish offers products including hoodies, t-shirts and magnets for die-hard fans. Rivalfish allows buyers to customize
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$0.09
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closed 10/25/2007 via BusinessWire

TA Associates, acquired M and M Direct Limited

synopsis: TA Associates, a leading growth private equity and buyout firm, today announced it has completed a majority investment in M and M Direct Ltd, the leading online and mail order retailer of discounted lifestyle, fashion and sports apparel and footwear in the UK. M and M was formerly majority owned by its founders and ECI Partners.
buyer: TA Associates
Founded in 1968, TA Associates is one of the largest and most experienced private equity firms. The firm has invested in nearly 400 companies and manages more than $16 billion in capital. "
target parent: ECI Partners
target: M and M Direct Limited
M and M Direct Limited is the UK’s leading purchaser of end-of-line clearance for fashion and sports products. As an online and mail order retailer, M and M offers sports and fashion apparel and footwear for men, women and children, at substantial discounts.
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closed 11/30/2006 via

North America Sports Media Inc, acquired Gotickets.com L.L.C

synopsis: North America Sports Media Inc. has acquired Premiere Sports Travel L.L.C., Premiere Plus L.L.C. and Gotickets.com L.L.C., affiliated companies that sell travel, hospitality and ticket packages for major sporting and entertainment events worldwide.
buyer parent: Pfingsten Partners, L.P.
buyer: North America Sports Media Inc
North America Sports Media, Inc. is a holding company formed by private equity firm Pfingsten Partners, L.L.C. and veteran sports marketing specialist Christopher J. Brennan to build an integrated sports marketing platform. "
target: Gotickets.com L.L.C
Gotickets.com is one of the country’s top online secondary ticket brokers with an emphasis on sports and entertainment tickets.
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closed 4/12/2004 via PR Newswire

Dreams, Inc., acquired Pro Sports Memorabilia Inc.

synopsis: Dreams, Inc. acquired the assets of Pro Sports Memorabilia.com, one of the largest distributors of authentic sports collectibles in the world, in an all cash transaction, payable over three years. Pro Sports has enjoyed a seven-year operating history prior to being purchased by Dreams.
buyer: Dreams, Inc. (DRJ:$0.00)
Dreams, Inc. sets itself apart from other traditional memorabilia companies with diversified products and services provided through its operating subsidiaries. Mounted Memories is the leader in production of authentic sports and celebrity autographed memorabilia and collectibles. "
target: Pro Sports Memorabilia Inc.
Pro Sports Memorabilia is one of the largest distributors of authentic sports collectibles in the world. Our products are licensed by the NFL,NBA,NHL and MLB. Our line of sports collectibles includes items from sports heroes of today as well as yesterday.
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closed 9/1/2006 via PR Newswire

The Sportsman's Guide, Inc. merged with Redcats USA,

synopsis: Redcats Group , a leader in home shopping announced that its wholly owned subsidiary Redcats USA has completed the acquisition of The Sportsman's Guide, Inc., a leading US catalog and online marketer of outdoor and sports gear, for a price of $31 per share that values The Sportsman's Guide at approximately $265 million.
buyer: Redcats USA
Headquartered on New York City's Fashion Avenue, Redcats USA is "America's Specialty Catalog and E-Commerce Leader," with 10 catalogs and 10 e-commerce websites. Our three divisions include value-priced misses' fashion, women's and men's plus-size apparel as well as home lifestyles. "
target: The Sportsman's Guide, Inc.
The Sportsman’s Guide is a leading marketer of value priced outdoor gear and general merchandise, with a special emphasis on outdoor clothing, equipment and footwear.
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$257
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$292
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$20
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0.9x
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13.0x
closed 5/27/2020 via Company Press Release

Invision AG, The TonerPartner Group, acquired Planet Sports GmbH

synopsis: Invision together with the experienced founder team of TonerPartner, acquired the operating assets of Planet Sports. Planet Sports is Europe's biggest Online Shop for board sports and street wear products. Besides snowboard, skateboard, wakeboard and surf equipment, they also offer the trendiest styles for off-hill adventures.
buyer: Invision AG
buyer: The TonerPartner Group
Invision is a leading Swiss- and Germany-based investment firm focusing on small and medium-sized businesses across Europe. The TonerPartner Group is a leading European web-shop specialized in selling printing consumables to SME customers. "
target: Planet Sports GmbH
Planet Sports was founded in 1993 and is Europe's biggest Online Shop for board sports and street wear products. Besides snowboard, skateboard, wakeboard and surf equipment, they also offer the trendiest styles for off-hill adventures.
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closed 4/22/2020 via BNC Analysis

all4golf, acquired Clubhouse Golf Ltd.

synopsis: all4golf, Europe’s largest e-commerce company for golf equipment, has acquired Clubhouse Golf from Foresight Group LLP, a UK-based infrastructure and private equity investment manager. Clubhouse Golf is an independent online retailer of golf equipment in the UK. Clubhouse Golf offers a variety of products from major brands at competitive prices.
buyer: all4golf
all4golf is Europe’s largest e-commerce company for golf equipment. all4golf offers more than 20,000 products at affordable prices with fast delivery. Their extensive range of products include golf clubs, polo shirts, golf umbrellas, shoes, accessories and more. "
target parent: Foresight Group
target: Clubhouse Golf Ltd.
Clubhouse Golf is the UK’s largest independent online retailer of golf equipment. Clubhouse Golf offers a large variety of products from major brands at competitive prices. Their products include golf clubs, bags, shoes, golf balls, trolleys, clothing, and golf accessories.
price ($mm)
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$30
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closed 12/18/2019 via Company Press Release

Crealize GmbH, acquired KICKZ

synopsis: Play Hard GmbH, a subsidiary of Crealize GmbH, is acquiring KICKZ AG from Zalando. KICKZ AG operates an online shop for basketball, streetwear, sneakers and urban fashion accessories. The company was founded in 1993 and is based in Munich, Germany.
buyer: Crealize GmbH
As a company creator, Crealize develops new business models and companies. Based in Germany, Crealize is a company creator, a family of founders and a home for startups. Play Hard GmbH is a subsidiary of Crealize GmbH. "
target parent: Zalando SE
target: KICKZ
KICKZ AG operates an online shop for basketball, streetwear, sneakers and urban fashion accessories. The company was founded in 1993 and is based in Munich, Germany.
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closed 1/5/2022 via BNC Analysis

LeDap, acquired Racketspecialisten

synopsis: LeDap Group, an international group of padel companies, has acquired Racketspecialisten, an online retailer of racket sports products in Sweden. Racketspecialisten provides a curated range of products from leading brands. They offer rackets and accessories for tennis, badminton, table tennis, ping pong, squash, and pickleball.
buyer: LeDap
LeDap is an international group of padel companies. LeDap operates more than 100 centres with over 700 padel courts and aims to become the world’s leading platform to drive the growth, innovation, digitalization, and professionalization of the sport of Padel. "
target: Racketspecialisten
Racketspecialisten is an online retailer of racket sports products in Sweden. Racketspecialisten provides a curated range of products from leading brands. They offer rackets and accessories for tennis, badminton, table tennis, ping pong, squash, and pickleball.
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closed 1/5/2022 via BNC Analysis

LeDap, acquired Racketspecialisten

synopsis: LeDap Group, an international group of padel companies, has acquired Racketspecialisten, an online retailer of racket sports products in Sweden. Racketspecialisten provides a curated range of products from leading brands. They offer rackets and accessories for tennis, badminton, table tennis, ping pong, squash, and pickleball.
buyer: LeDap
LeDap is an international group of padel companies. LeDap operates more than 100 centres with over 700 padel courts and aims to become the world’s leading platform to drive the growth, innovation, digitalization, and professionalization of the sport of Padel. "
target: Racketspecialisten
Racketspecialisten is an online retailer of racket sports products in Sweden. Racketspecialisten provides a curated range of products from leading brands. They offer rackets and accessories for tennis, badminton, table tennis, ping pong, squash, and pickleball.
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closed 2/7/2012 via BusinessWire

Life Time Fitness, Inc., acquired Racquet Club of the South

synopsis: Life Time Fitness, Inc. has acquired Atlanta, Georgia-based Racquet Club of the South (RCS). To be rebranded ‘Life Time Tennis Atlanta,’ RCS features eight indoor and 28 outdoor tennis courts, the RCS Tennis Academy, a U.S. Tennis Association regional training center, a 25-meter outdoor pool, classroom and locker room facilities.
buyer: Life Time Fitness, Inc. (LTM:$1,013.67)
Life Time Fitness helps organizations, communities and individuals achieve their total health objectives and fitness goals by engaging in their areas of interest both inside and outside of its distinctive sports, professional fitness, family recreation and spa destinations. "
target: Racquet Club of the South
Racquet Cluib of the South (RCS) features eight indoor and 28 outdoor tennis courts, the RCS Tennis Academy, a United States Tennis Association regional training center, a 25-meter outdoor pool, classroom and locker room facilities.
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closed 1/3/2022 via PR Newswire

EVO Entertainment Group, acquired ShowBiz Cinemas

synopsis: EVO Entertainment Group, an out-of-home entertainment operator, has acquired Showbiz Cinemas, an independently owned and operated entertainment operator. ShowBiz aims to provide a first class movie-going experience for every guest that enters their theatre. The company operates 89 movie screens and 70 bowling lanes across nine locations.
buyer: EVO Entertainment Group
EVO Entertainment Group is an out-of-home entertainment operator. EVO operates 71 screens, 38 bowling lanes, three full-service restaurant/bars, three live music venues and over 200 video arcade games across eight locations. "
target: ShowBiz Cinemas
ShowBiz Cinemas is an independently owned and operated entertainment operator. ShowBiz aims to provide a first class movie-going experience for every guest that enters their theatre. The company operates 89 movie screens and 70 bowling lanes across nine locations.
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closed 7/1/2013 via BusinessWire

AMF Bowling Worldwide merged with Bowlmor,

synopsis: AMF Bowling Worldwide, Inc. and Bowlmor, announced the completion of their merger. Bowlmor, is an upscale bowling and entertainment company with locations in California, New York, Florida, and Washington, D.C. AMF Bowling Worldwide is the world’s largest owner and operator of bowling centers.
buyer: Bowlmor
Bowlmor is the highest-grossing bowling alley in the United States. They have bowling alleys all over the United States, including New York City, Silicon Valley, California, Miami, Florida, and Washington, D.C. "
target: AMF Bowling Worldwide
AMF Bowling Centers, Inc. is the world's largest owner and operator of bowling centers. Since the introduction of the automated pinspotter in 1946, AMF has been a leader in the bowling industry.
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closed 6/6/2012 via BNC Analysis

Indian Springs Country Club Investors, acquired Indian Springs Country Club

synopsis: Indian Springs Country Club sold for $4 million to a local group of businessmen who were not identified. Indian Springs Country Club features two 18-hole golf courses, 14 tennis courts, a 38,000-square-foot clubhouse and 472 acres of land in Broken Arrow, OK.
buyer: Indian Springs Country Club Investors
A local group of businessmen acquired the Indian Springs Country Club in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma for $4 million. "
target: Indian Springs Country Club
Indian Springs Country Club features two 18-hole golf courses, 14 tennis courts, a 38,000-square-foot clubhouse and 472 acres of land in Broken Arrow, OK.
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$4.00
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announced 5/29/2019 via BNC Analysis

NASCAR, will acquire International Speedway Corporation

synopsis: Nascar Holdings Inc., the sanctioning body for the No. 1 form of motorsports in the US, will acquire International Speedway Corporation (ISC), a leading promoter of motorsports activities. ISC owns and operates 13 of the US' major motorsports entertainment facilities including the Daytona International Speedway and the Talladega Superspeedway.
buyer: NASCAR
The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) is a family-owned and -operated business venture that sanctions and governs multiple auto racing sports events. NASCAR sanctions over 1500 races at over 100 tracks in 39 US states and Canada. "
target: International Speedway Corporation (ISCA:$674.91)
International Speedway Corporation (ISC) is a leading promoter of motorsports activities. ISC promotes more than 100 racing events annually as well as numerous other motorsports-related activities. ISC owns and operates 13 of the US' major motorsports entertainment facilities.
price ($mm)[EV]
$2,000 [$1,982]
rev ($mm)
$675
EBITDA ($mm)
$224
EV / rev
2.9x
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8.9x
closed 11/13/2014 via Company Press Release

IRG Sports + Entertainment, acquired Maryland International Raceway, LLC

synopsis: IRG Sports + Entertainment™ announced that it has acquired Maryland International RacewaySM (MDIR) in Budds Creek, Maryland. Founded in 1966, MDIR has been owned and operated since 1990 by the Miller family. One of the most respected track operators in the drag racing industry, Royce Miller joins IRG as the Chief Operating Officer.
buyer: IRG Sports + Entertainment
IRG Sports + Entertainment is a leading purveyor of sports and live entertainment experiences and is the privately-held parent company of International Raceway Group, IRGSE Productions, and the International Hot Rod Association. "
target: Maryland International Raceway, LLC
Founded in 1966, Maryland International Raceway (MDIR) is largest motorsports facility in Maryland features thrilling IHRA Championship Drag Racing. MDIR hosts over 100 events annually from March through November and seats 11,000 fans.
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announced 5/14/2014 via GlobeNewswire

Gaming and Leisure Properties, Inc., will acquire The Meadows Racetrack and Casino

synopsis: Gaming and Leisure Properties, Inc., a company engaged in the business of acquiring, financing, and owning real estate property to be leased to gaming operators, announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire The Meadows Racetrack and Casino located in Washington, Pennsylvania, from Cannery Casino Resorts, LLC.
buyer: Gaming and Leisure Properties, Inc. (GLPI:$357.81)
Gaming and Leisure Properties, Inc. is engaged in the business of acquiring, financing, and owning real estate property to be leased to gaming operators in "triple net" lease arrangements. "
target parent: Cannery Casino Resorts
target: The Meadows Racetrack and Casino
The Meadows Racetrack and Casino is a standardbred harness racing track and slot machine casino in North Strabane Township near Meadow Lands, Washington County, Pennsylvania, United States.
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closed 3/20/2014 via BNC Analysis

Turfside Sports LLC, acquired SportsPleX

synopsis: Turfside Sports LLC purchased the SportsPleX indoor soccer center in Fairborn for $1.34 million from The Lane Group LLC, according to Greene County records. SportsPleX is located at 5447 Intrastate Drive in Fairborn. The center offers indoor soccer leagues, training and general field rental.
buyer: Turfside Sports LLC
Turfside Sports is a sports retailer in Michigan. It also operates an online store on eBay. They sell sports shoes, apparel, balls, and protection gear. "
target parent: The Lane Group, LLC
target: SportsPleX
SportsPlex is an indoor soccer center in the Dayton region. The center offers indoor soccer leagues, training, and general field rental.
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announced 8/20/2013 via PR Newswire

Tropicana Entertainment, Inc., will purchase Lumiere from Pinnacle Entertainment, Inc.

synopsis: Tropicana Entertainment, Inc. announced that it has entered into an agreement with Pinnacle Entertainment, Inc. to acquire Lumiere Place Casino, HoteLumiere, and the Four Seasons Hotel St. Louis (collectively, "Lumiere").
buyer parent: Icahn Enterprises L.P.
buyer: Tropicana Entertainment, Inc. (TPCA:$0.00)
Tropicana Entertainment Inc. owns and operates regional casino and entertainment properties in the United States. It also owns a casino resort development located on the island of Aruba. "
seller: Pinnacle Entertainment, Inc. (PNK:$1,197.10)
Lumiere consists of following properties Lumiere Place Casino, HoteLumiere, and the Four Seasons Hotel located in St.Louis, Missouri.
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announced 4/26/2012 via PR Newswire

Pinnacle Entertainment, Inc., will acquire Retama Park Racetrack

synopsis: Pinnacle Entertainment, Inc. announced that a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Company has entered into agreements to secure a 75.5% equity stake in Retama Partners, Ltd., the owner of the racing license for Retama Park Racetrack. Retama Park is a class 1 pari-mutuel horse-racing track located in San Antonio, Texas.
buyer: Pinnacle Entertainment, Inc. (PNK:$1,197.10)
Pinnacle Entertainment, Inc. owns and operates six casinos, located in Louisiana, Missouri, and Indiana, and a racetrack in Ohio. In addition, Pinnacle is developing L'Auberge Casino & Hotel Baton Rouge, and holds a 26% ownership stake in Asian Coast Development (Canada) Ltd. "
target: Retama Park Racetrack
Located approximately 20 miles northeast of downtown San Antonio, Texas, Retama Park is a class 1 pari-mutuel horse-racing track directly off of Interstate 35 in Selma, Texas.
price ($mm)
$23*
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closed 12/30/2020 via BusinessWire

dMY Technology Group, Inc, merged with Rush Street Interactive

synopsis: Rush Street Interactive, LP, one of the fastest-growing online casino and sports betting gaming companies in the United States, announced that it has completed its previously announced business combination with dMY Technology Group, Inc., a special purpose acquisition company.
buyer: dMY Technology Group, Inc
dMY Technology Group, Inc. is a special purpose acquisition company founded for the purpose of effecting a merger, capital stock exchange, asset acquisition, stock purchase, reorganization or similar business combination with one or more businesses. "
target: Rush Street Interactive (RSI:$206.27)
Founded in 2012 by industry veterans, Rush Street Interactive (RSI) is a market leader in online casino and sports betting in the US RSI launched its first online gaming casino site, PlaySugarHouse.com, in New Jersey, and was the first gaming company to launch an online gaming site in Pennsylvania.
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closed 2/22/2013 via BNC Analysis

Centaur Gaming, acquired Indiana Grand Casino

synopsis: Clairvest Group Inc. announced that an investment partner, Centaur Gaming, has completed the acquisition of Indiana Grand Casino and Indiana Downs Racetrack (“Indiana Grand”). Indiana Grand Casino is a Las Vegas-style gaming establishment. The facility also features an attached horse racing track and OTB named Indiana Downs.
buyer parent: Clairvest Group Inc.
buyer: Centaur Gaming
Centaur Gaming is a privately held, Indiana-based business focused on bringing the entertainment and economic development benefits of gaming and horse racing to key communities across North America. "
target: Indiana Grand Casino
Indiana Grand Casino is a Las Vegas-style gaming establishment that offers gaming, food, a gift shop and a wide array of entertainment options 24 hours a day. The facility also features an attached horse racing track and OTB named Indiana Downs.
price ($mm)
$500
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announced 5/4/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Intema Solutions, will acquire LOOT.BET

synopsis: Intema Solutions, the world’s emerging leader in the esports and iGaming industry, is to acquire Livestream, a private Cyprus-based corporation which owns LOOT.BET, a Curaçao licensed server-based real-money gaming platform and a top brand in the world of esports betting.
buyer: Intema Solutions (TSXV:ITM:$0.09)
Intema is a publicly traded holding company that specializes in holding technological businesses in various technology sectors. They offer services in predictive marketing, behavioral email campaigns and custom integrations all aimed at helping optimize all client's business needs. "
target: LOOT.BET
Livestream is a private Cyprus-based corporation which owns LOOT.BET, a Curaçao licensed server-based real-money gaming platform and a top brand in the world of esports betting.
price ($mm)
$15
rev ($mm)
$4
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
4.5x
EV / EBITDA
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:$0.00)
i3 Interactive Inc. is in the business of providing customers with an online and mobile gaming platform which will provide sports fans worldwide with a unique and highly-engaging social gaming product, and sports betting and casino product offering. "
target: LivePools Private Limited
LivePools Pvt. Ltd is a company registered in India focusing within the Fantasy sports, rummy and real money gaming space launched in 2018 by Gaurav and Vickram Assomull. The company has grown to over 1.5M users with the aim to be at 10M by Q1 2022.
price ($mm)
$7.50*
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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:$192.22)
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 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.
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$228.42
EBITDA ($mm)
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EBIT ($mm)
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Ticker: OTCPK:BTHR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Sports Venues of Florida, Inc.
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2019
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EBITDA ($mm)
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EBIT ($mm)
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Ticker: ENXTPA:CDA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Compagnie des Alpes SA
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rev ($mm)
$908.68
EBITDA ($mm)
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EBIT ($mm)
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Net Income ($mm)
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Ticker: PNK
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Pinnacle Entertainment, Inc.
Pinnacle Entertainment, Inc.
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year
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rev ($mm)
$1,197.10
EBITDA ($mm)
$254.73
EBIT ($mm)
$139.04
Net Income ($mm)
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7463
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Ticker: RSI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Rush Street Interactive, Inc.
Rush Street Interactive, Inc.
Founded in 2012 by industry veterans, Rush Street Interactive (RSI) is a market leader in online casino and sports betting in the US RSI launched its first online gaming casino site, PlaySugarHouse.com, in New Jersey, and was the first gaming company to launch an online gaming site in Pennsylvania.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$206.27
EBITDA ($mm)
($103.28)
EBIT ($mm)
($104.98)
Net Income ($mm)
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Ticker: PENN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Penn National Gaming, Inc.
Penn National Gaming, Inc.
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EBITDA ($mm)
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Net Income ($mm)
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Ticker: ATSE:OPAP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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rev ($mm)
$674.07
EBITDA ($mm)
$410.92
EBIT ($mm)
$321.67
Net Income ($mm)
$219.29
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Ticker: OTCPK:GMBL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Esports Entertainment Group, Inc.
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EBITDA ($mm)
($4.04)
EBIT ($mm)
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Ticker: NYSE:BALY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Bally's Corporation
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EBITDA ($mm)
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Ticker: NYSE:LVS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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$4,234.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$379.00
EBIT ($mm)
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