With the successful completion of a strong marketing assessment of its firm, Scientific Games Corporation, an American iGaming, and land-based giant, revealed that it would liquidate its bingo and sports betting operations. The Las Vegas-based corporation announced the decision in an original news statement on Tuesday, claiming that it is its goal to “drive long-term sustainable value” by becoming a “content-led growth organization with a special expertise in digital economies”.
Furthermore, the company claimed that the planned disposal would permit it to ‘significantly deleverage so as to promote economic growth and eliminate a $9.5 billion loss.
Scientific Games Company stated that it will now examine various divestment alternatives, along with a capital raising, a sale or consolidation with some other firm, or a consolidation with an autonomous specific purpose acquisition.
The company further said that it doesn’t plan to ‘remark on or give updates’ about the divestment procedure except where such information is deemed ‘suitable or needed based on the then-current facts of the case’.
Scientific Games Corporation’s Chairman and Ceo Officer, Barry Cottle, stated in a news statement that the proposed sale is approved by the corporate board and would bring about a business that is “placed to develop amazing games that lead to the construction of gameplay”.
Furthermore, the CEO stated that the decision would ‘unlock wealth for stockholders, users, and workers’ by studying all its segments to produce long-term development and prosperity.
According to a Bloomberg article published on Tuesday, Scientific Games Corporation developed rapidly in recent years underneath the guidance of Ron Perelman.
According to the source, the firm paid approximately $1.5 billion in 2013 to acquire gambling and iGaming tycoon WMS Industries Incorporated prior to purchasing famous lottery ticket developer Bally Technologies Incorporated the following year for almost $5.1 billion.
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According to Bloomberg, Perelman sold most of his stake in Scientific Games Corporation to the Australian asset manager Caledonia in September 2020.
The insider concluded by estimating that the Nasdaq-listed corporation could now recuperate up to $1.3 billion by selling its sportsbetting sector, with its lotteries branch presently estimated at $5 billion.