Tag Archives: NASDAQ

Gambling.com sets initial Nasdaq IPO pricing

Gambling.com Group Limited has announced the pricing of its initial public offering of 5,250,000 ordinary shares offered by the company at $8 per ordinary share. The underwriters of the offering will also have a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 787,500 ordinary shares from Gambling.com at the initial public offering price, less underwriting discounts, and commissions. The company noted …

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Scientific Games orders SciPlay buyback 

The board of Scientific Games Corporation has disclosed its intentions to acquire the remaining 19% equity interest in casual games subsidiary SciPlay.  The transaction has been ordered to advance Scientific Games planned strategic overhaul, which will see the Nasdaq gambling technology group operate a solely focused casino games developer and content supplier.  SciPlay had been independently listed on Nasdaq in …

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Scientific Games seeks to shed lottery & sports betting weight

The board of Scientific Games Corporation (SGC) has this afternoon disclosed that it will pursue a ‘strategic divestment’ of the technology group’s lottery and sports betting units. The decision is reported to be supported unanimously by the SGC board, including Executive Chairman Jamie Odell and Executive Vice Chair Toni Korsanos. Issuing a short statement, SGC detailed that decisive steps needed …

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Gambling.com files its Nasdaq IPO notice to fuel global growth drive

Gambling.com Group has filed an F1 notice with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) confirming its intent to list on the US Nasdaq. The notice disclosed that Gambling.com had recruited investment banks Jefferies, Stifel and Truist Securities to lead the IPO’s planning as underwriters, in which no target price or date has been agreed on yet. The SEC will be …

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Catena orders €55m bond placement on Stockholm Nasdaq

Catena Media has applied for €55 million (£4.75m) of its senior unsecured bonds to be traded on the Stockholm Nasdaq. The transaction has been authorised by Finansinspektionen, Sweden’s Financial Supervisory Authority, with Catena providing a new company prospectus for investors. On 9 June, Catena secured an initial floating rate for its Nasdaq bond placement, allowing the Stockholm-listed publisher to price …

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Codere spins online unit to DD3 SPAC in pursuit of $350m Nasdaq listing

Nasdaq-listed SPAC DD3 Acquisition Corp has entered a definitive agreement to merge with ‘Codere Online’ – the online gambling subsidiary of embattled Spanish gambling group Codere SA.  Under DD3 ownership, Codere Online plans to gain a listing on the Nasdaq Exchange, as dealmakers target a $350 million (€290m) valuation for the online gambling unit, which will be separated from Codere’s …

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Esports Technologies hires Mark Thorne as CMO as Euro launch nears

Esports Technologies Inc has appointed Mark Thorne as its new Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) as the Nasdaq-listed technology group completes its executive team makeover to spearhead a ‘planned European market entry’.  A twenty-year industry executive, Thorne has served in marketing and commercial leadership roles for Betfair, GVC, Betfirst, Twin.com and the Bonnier Gaming Group. Serving as Esports Technologies first CMO, …

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Evolution progresses with €450m takeover of Big Time Gaming

Evolution Gaming Group AB has entered into an agreement to acquire Big Time Gaming for a total cash bid of up to €450 million. Identified as a ‘thought leader in online slots,’ the acquisition of Big Time Gaming will enable Evolution to take advantage of popular titles such as Bonanza and Extra Chilli as well as the Game Mechanic Megaways, …

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UK tax rebate helps Inspired recover its 2020 financial performance

Positive Q4 trading has helped Inspired Gaming to recover its financial position against COVID-19 headwinds – yet the company maintains diligence of market-by-market developments impacting its commercial pipeline.  Publishing its Q4 trading statement, Inspired revealed that ‘Peak October’ trading had seen the company register group revenues of $72 million – up 8% on corresponding Q4 2019 results of $66 million. …

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SciPlay, Digital and Lottery sectors start COVID recovery for SG

Scientific Games (SG) has reported improved year-end group trading against continued COVID-19 headwinds, impacting the performance of its global commercial pipeline.    The Nasdaq gambling technology group has reported consolidated revenues of US$762 million during Q4 2020 – down 11.7% year-on-year but 8.4% higher than revenue of US$698 million recorded during Q3 trading. A breakdown of business units sees SciPlay, Digital …

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