Tag Archives: Francesco Durante

Flutter eyes Italian podium place with €1.9bn takeover of SISAL

Flutter Entertainment Plc has this morning announced that it has secured definitive terms to acquire Italian gambling group Sisal for a consideration of €1.9 billion (£1.62bn). An agreement has been reached with US private equity fund CVC Capital – the current owner of SIsal – which will see the Italian market leader in online and lottery verticals transferred to Flutter’s …

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Sisal files for Milan Borsa IPO seven years after first attempt

Sisal SPA, the operating company of Italy’s SuperEnalotto lottery and Matchpoint betting shops, has filed for an Initial Public Offering (IPO) to list its business on the Milan Borsa Exchange.  Reuters reports that the CVC Capital owned gambling group has agreed to sell its shares to an unnamed private equity firm.   Although most of the firm’s revenues come from its …

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Sisal GoBeyond competition aims to accelerate Italy’s brightest start-ups

Sisal SPA, the operating firm of Italy’s SuperEnalotto national lottery draw, has continued its funding of talent development projects for Italy’s new workforce through the hosting of its ‘GoBeyond’ competition.  Entering its fifth year, Sisal’s innovation competition is co-hosted with investment fund CVC Capital Partners and aims to advance the development of Italian start-ups focused on social impact and enterprise. …

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Italian gaming’s leading CEOs to discuss future of industry at SBC Digital Italia

SBC Digital Italia CEO Panel

The CEO panel at this month’s SBC Digital Italia conference and exhibition is set to see leaders from Lottomatica, SNAITECH, Sisal and Novomatic Italia share their ideas for the future of the betting and gaming industry. The online event on 28-29 July 2021 features a comprehensive agenda that addresses the major issues faced by both the online and retail sectors, …

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Agenda published for new SBC Digital Italia betting and gaming conference

SBC Digital Italia

The SBC Digital Italia conference and exhibition is set to see 60 of the most influential figures from the betting and gaming industry share valuable insights about the future of one of Europe’s largest regulated gambling markets.  From political pressure and the possible tightening of regulations, to the post-COVID reshaping of Italy’s retail sector and how to handle the rapid …

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BT endorses Sisal next-generation bid to lead the National Lottery 

 Italian lottery operator Sisal has secured a major endorsement in its bid to win the UK National Lottery’s operating contract, as BT becomes its strategic telecoms partner. Maintaining the UK’s biggest customer base for home broadband and household telecom services, BT will serve as the ‘network partner’ of Sisal’s bid, working on ‘how to combine the best fixed and mobile …

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SISAL makes a late call to join National Lottery pursuit  

SISAL, the operator of Italy’s Superenalotto lottery, has entered the competition to win the UK government’s fourth National Lottery licence.  This weekend, SISAL confirmed to The Daily Telegraph that it was preparing to launch its bid, backed by US private equity fund CVC Capital Partners. SISAL Chief Executive Francesco Durante revealed that the Italian heritage gambling group had partnered with …

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Sisal Matchpoint furthers Serie A Presence with AS Roma partnership

Italian licensed sports betting operator Sisal Matchpoint has announced that it agreed terms to become the official betting partner of AS Roma for the upcoming Serie A season 2015/2016. The conformation of the betting partnership. comes just days before the start of the Serie A season, which kicks-off this Saturday 22 August with the Giallorossi (AS Roma nickname) taking on …

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