M&A Deal Summary

Apollo Global Management Acquires Lottomatica

On October 23, 2019, asset manager Apollo Global Management acquired gaming company Lottomatica from Trilantic Europe

Acquisition Highlights
  • This is Apollo Global Management’s 3rd transaction in the Gaming sector.
  • This is Apollo Global Management’s 2nd transaction in Italy.

M&A Deal Summary

Date 2019-10-23
Target Lottomatica
Sector Gaming
Buyer(s) Apollo Global Management
Sellers(s) Trilantic Europe
Deal Type Secondary Buyout

Target

Lottomatica

Rome, Italy
website
Lottomatica is an Italian gaming company, with products that include slot machines and video-lotteries. Lottomatica is based in Rome, Italy.

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Buyer(S) 1

Buyer

Apollo Global Management

New York, New York, United States

Investor Investor Investor Investor Investor

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Category Asset Manager
Founded 1990
PE ASSETS 45.0B USD
Size Mega
Type Sector Agnostic
DESCRIPTION

Apollo Global Management is a global alternative investment firm. The Firm segments its activity between private equity, capital markets, real estate, and publicly traded investment funds. Within private equity, Apollo targets traditional buyouts, distressed situations, as well as minority investments to help companies make acquisitions or fund other needs. Sectors of interest include chemicals, commodities, consumer/retail, distribution, transportation, financial services, business services, manufacturing, industrial, media/cable/leisure, packaging, and satellite/wireless. Apollo's geographic coverage spans Europe, North America, and Asia. Apollo manages publicly traded Apollo Investment Corporation, which provides equity and junior capital to middle-market companies, as well as Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance, Inc. Apollo Global Management was formed in 1990 and is based in New York City.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 91 of 134
Sector (Gaming) 3 of 5
Type (Secondary Buyout) 18 of 28
Country (Italy) 2 of 3
Year (2019) 9 of 11
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2019-10-07 Verallia

Courbevoie, France

Verallia produces and sells glass packaging products for beverages and food industry worldwide. It provides bottles and jars for still and sparkling wines, spirits, food products, beers, soft drinks, and mineral water. Verallia was founded in 1827 and is based in Courbevoie, France.

Sell -
FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2019-10-26 Endemol Shine Group

Amsterdam, Netherlands

Endemol Shine Group is an international television production and distribution group with 27 production companies across 11 countries creating scripted and non-scripted content in the global marketplace. Endemol Shine Group is based in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

Sell $2.2B

Seller(S) 1

DESCRIPTION

Trilantic Europe is a private equity firm focused on buyouts and consolidation opportunities of mid-market companies across Western Europe. The Firm focuses on control or co-control situations where it can act as a hands-on investor pursuing growth opportunities and strategies. Sectors of interest include consumer, leisure, industrials, technology, media, communications, business services, and healthcare. The Firm is associated with Trilantic North America and originated from Lehman Brother's merchant banking division in 2009. Trilantic Europe is headquartered in London, England.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 10 of 11
Sector (Gaming) 1 of 1
Type (Secondary Buyout) 3 of 3
Country (Italy) 3 of 3
Year (2019) 1 of 1
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2018-09-28 YM&U

London, United Kingdom

YM&U is an integrated provider of talent representation and management services for the entertainment, music, sports and scripted industries in the U.K. and U.S. With c. 300 employees, the company acts as talent agent and manager for c. 1,000 clients and offers professional services (accounting, legal and business management) to an additional c. 1,100 clients. YM&U was founded in 1984 and is based in London, United Kingdom.

Buy -
FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2019-12-01 The Care Home Group

Germany

The Care Home Group operates a portfolio of care homes and assisted living facilities across Germany and is considered a relevant platform in the highly fragmented German care market. The Group focuses on high quality provision of elderly as well as specialist care.

Buy -