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4 September 2014

Permira mulls bid for 888

casino 888 UK private equity firm Permira is reportedly mulling a bid for online gaming group 888.

16 June 2014

Apollo, Carlyle circle International Game Technology

double down Las Vegas slot machine maker International Game Technology (IGT) has reportedly drawn buyout interest from private equity firms Apollo Global Management and Carlyle.

6 November 2013

Venture51 gambles on Betable success by backing $18.5m Series A round

dice-casino_sq Venture51 has led an $18.5m Series A financing round for gambling platform Betable, which allows game developers to offer real-money play in their games.

7 October 2013

Apax, Permira, Clessidra moot IPO for Italian gaming, gambling business Sisal

poker-chips_lrg The private equity backers of Italian gaming and betting business Sisal could list the company shares before the end of the year amid an uptick in European IPO interest.

14 May 2013

CVC Capital walks away from Betfair after latest offer rejected

Private equity firm CVC Capital Partners has seen its improved offer for Betfair rejected, and has said it will not continue its pursuit of the gambling website.

13 May 2013

CVC Capital to increase Betfair buyout offer to £1bn

An investor group led by private equity firm CVC Capital Partners looks set to increase its offer for gambling website Betfair to close to £1bn.

8 May 2013

CVC’s Betfair buyout hopes hit by improved profit forecast

CVC Capital’s chances of buying out UK-based online gambling company Betfair have suffered a blow after the business raised its profit forecast and cost savings.

2 May 2013

Emma Delta agrees €652m investment in Greek gambling company Opap

An investor consortium comprising European private equity firm PPF Group, Greek oil magnate Dimitris Melissanidis and Italian gaming group Lottomatica are to acquire a 33 per cent stake in gambling company Opap from the Greek government.

22 April 2013

Betfair rejects £912m CVC-led takeover offer

red-card-football-soccer A private equity consortium led by CVC Capital Partners has been knocked back by UK-based online gambling business Betfair following a £912m takeover bid.

12 November 2012

BC Partners, TPG gamble on Greek lottery monopoly OPAP

Private equity firms BC Partners and TPG Capital are lining up to bid for Greek lottery and gambling monopoly OPAP as the government strives to raise funds amid its international bailout.


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