Following the satisfaction of conditions precedent, Unibet Group plc has today finalised the acquisition of 100% of the shares of iGame Holding plc and its subsidiaries “the iGame Group”. The iGame Group is a specialist gambling operator with focus in the Nordics and Central Europe offering online casino, poker and sports betting through seven local brands.
The acquisition price of EUR 59 million has been paid as cash up front today. Earn-out payments may be payable based on the iGame Group’s results for the period up to 30 June 2016. The earn-out payments will be calculated on a multiple of 6.2 times EBITDA up to a cap of EUR 20 million including an element for over-performance.
Unibet Group plc will consolidate the online gambling business of the iGame Group as from today in its results.
The iGame Group will continue to trade under the existing brands and its customers need take no action as a result of today’s announcement.
In order to finance current projects and allow flexibility for future investment, the Unibet Group has secured a new credit facility for EUR 120 million, replacing the previous EUR 50 million credit facility.
For more information:
Henrik Tjärnström, CEO Unibet +44 7515 975 629
Inga Lundberg, Investor Relations +44 788 799 6116
About Unibet Group
Unibet Group is one of Europe’s largest listed online gambling operators and is listed on Nasdaq Stockholm. Unibet Group provides services in 21 languages to over 10.3 million customers in over 100 countries through several subsidiaries and brands. Unibet Group is a member of the EGBA, European Gaming and Betting Association, RGA, Remote Gambling Association in the UK and is audited and certified by eCOGRA in relation to the pan-European CEN standard on consumer protection and responsible gaming.
More information about Unibet Group plc can be found on www.unibetgroupplc.com and twitter.com/UnibetGroup.