Tag Archives: tipico

Fanatics zooms in on Tipico M&A to build Rubin’s new betting vision  

Tipico, the leading DACH markets bookmaker, has become a reported target of US apparel and entertainment company Fanatics Inc.  Yesterday, CNBC reported that dealmakers were at ‘an impasse on price’ as negotiations were ongoing to secure Fanatics’ takeover of Tipico Sportwetten. Fresh from offloading his 10% stake in Harris Blitzer Sports Entertainment, the US sports fund that owns the pro-sports …

Read More »

FATF due to visit Malta to confirm AML action plan

The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) will visit Malta this Friday, to clarify whether the island’s financial authorities have completed the assigned action plan on AML policies.  Malta had previously been placed on a greylist of financially risky jurisdictions by the FATF – the G7’s AML and anti-terrorist financing investigative unit – after the task force identified a number of …

Read More »

Winning Post: German gambling adjusts to a new normal

Undertaking a deep dive of German sports betting (omnichannel) and online gaming monthly tax yields since July’s GlüNeuRStV market reform. Regulus Partners uncovers that “as is often the case a critical mass of consumers is proving resilient to bad regulation” – creating a dangerous precedent for all market stakeholders.   The German domestically regulated sportsbetting market recovered in turnover terms in …

Read More »

Tipico boosts US presence via Columbus Crew link-up

Tipico has strengthened its brand visibility in the burgeoning North American sports betting market, entering into an agreement with Major League Soccer (MLS) franchise Columbus Crew. The agreement will see the German operator become a founding level partner as well as official betting partner of the club, based on the capital city of Ohio, receiving entitlement rights to the franchise …

Read More »

Year in Review Part Three – Firms look to Nasdaq whilst William Hill auction comes to a close

The third quarter of 2021 saw further regulatory developments across Europe, and one of the year’s biggest M&A saga’s concluded as 888 Holdings finalised the terms of its William Hill acquisition.  Sportradar, the Swiss sports data and technology company, successfully completed its public listing on the US Nasdaq stock exchange in September, with some assistance from basketball legend Michael Jordan. …

Read More »

Betegy partners with Tipico for German and Austrian content rollout

Betegy has strengthened its position in central Europe by entering into an agreement with German sports betting operator Tipico, launching its full-service marketing service across the company’s retail suite. Under the terms of the deal, the sports data and automated content provider will deliver its services in Tipico retail outlets in Germany and Austria, focusing on content generation. Tipico will …

Read More »

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 …

Read More »

888 wins transformative buyout of William Hill heritage assets

888 Holdings is reportedly the winning party of the hotly contested auction for William Hill’s combined UK and European business assets – put up for sale by Caesars Entertainment.  As reported by The Times, Caesars has accepted a +£2 billion buyout offer put forward by 888, out-bidding US private equity fund Apollo Global as the auction’s last remaining suitor.    Coordinated …

Read More »

Tipico and CVC enter William Hill offcut chase  

Tipico, Germany’s biggest betting firm, is reported to be ‘among the frontrunners’ vying to acquire William Hill’s UK and European offcuts, put up for sale by Caesars Entertainment. As reported by Sky News this afternoon, ‘City sources’ have disclosed that Tipico tabled a ‘credible offer to Caesars’ – who have priced William Hill’s surplus units at a combined value of …

Read More »