Scientific Games Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

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Scientific Games has acquired 17 companies, including 11 in the last 5 years.

Scientific Games’ largest acquisition to date was in 2014, when it acquired Bally Technologies for $5.1B. Scientific Games has acquired in 5 different US states, and 7 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include gaming (36%) and digital media (30%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity17
    • M&A Buy Activity17
  • Total Sectors Invested 7
  • Total Countries Invested 7
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 3
  • M&A Advisors 8

Scientific Games Corp.

6601 Bermuda Road,
Las Vegas, New York 89119
United States,
(702) 897-7150
www.scientificgames.com

Scientific Games Corporation is a developer of technology-based products and services and associated content for worldwide gaming and lottery markets. The Company's portfolio includes instant and draw-based lottery games; electronic gaming machines and game content; server-based lottery and gaming systems; sports betting technology; loyalty and rewards programs; and social, mobile and interactive content and services. Scientific Games was established in 1984 and is based in Las Vegas, Nevada.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (2.0/yr) # 7 5 1 - - 4 17
vol $6.7B $589M $7.3B
Sell (0.0/yr) # - - - - - - 0
  17

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
ACS PlayOn 2021-10-05 - Add-on Acquisition
Reno, Nevada · www.acsplayon.com
Sideplay Entertainment 2021-08-23 - Add-on Acquisition
Jersey, Channel Islands · www.sideplay.com
Lightning Box Games 2021-08-04 - Add-on Acquisition
Sydney, Australia · www.lightningboxgames.com
SportCast 2021-05-26 - Add-on Acquisition
London, United Kingdom · www.sportcast.com.au
Don Best Sports Corp. 2018-10-09 - Add-on Acquisition
Las Vegas, Nevada · www.donbest.com
Tech Art 2017-10-03 - Add-on Acquisition
Las Vegas, Nevada · www.techartinc.com
NYX Gaming Group Ltd. 2017-09-20 589M CAD Add-on Acquisition
Las Vegas, Nevada · www.nyxgaminggroup.com
Red7Mobile Ltd. 2017-07-10 - Add-on Acquisition
Bristol, United Kingdom · www.red7mobile.com
Lapis Software Associates LLC 2017-06-29 - Add-on Acquisition
Parsippany, New Jersey · www.lapis.com
Spicerack Media, Inc. 2017-04-11 - Add-on Acquisition
Chattanooga, Tennessee · www.spicerackmedia.com
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Business Unit M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
NYX Gaming Group Ltd. 2017-09-20 OpenBet Technologies Ltd. 2021-09-27 1
Las Vegas, Nevada · www.nyxgaminggroup.com London, United Kingdom · www.openbet.com
The Global Draw Ltd. 2006-04-20 Fixed Odds Betting Terminal 2010-04-19 1
Feltham, United Kingdom · www.sg-gaming.com , United Kingdom

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Gaming 6 (35%) 6.6B (90%) - -
Digital Media 5 (29%) 589M (8%) - -
Software 2 (12%) - - -
Electronics 1 (6%) - - -
Internet Software and Services 1 (6%) - - -
Leisure 1 (6%) 54M (1%) - -
Machinery 1 (6%) 54M (1%) - -
Total 17 $7.3B - -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 9 7.2B - -
  Nevada 5 5.7B - -
  Tennessee 1 - - -
  New Jersey 1 - - -
  Massachusetts 1 - - -
  Illinois 1 1.5B - -
United Kingdom 3 - - -
1 54M - -
Australia 1 - - -
Canada 1 - - -
  Quebec 1 - - -
Channel Islands 1 - - -
Sweden 1 54M - -
Domestic 9 (53%) 7.2B (99%) - -
Cross-border 8 (47%) 108M (1%) - -
Total 17 $7.3B - -

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BofA Securities)
2
Deutsche Bank Corporate & Investment Banking
2
Credit Suisse Investment Banking
1
Legal Deals
Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP
2
McMillan LLP
2
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 2 $6.6B
$100M to $1B 1 $589M
< $100M 2 $108M
TOTAL $7.3B
Largest Bally Technologies, Inc.
$5.1B (2014-08-01)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Strategic(s)
12%
2 (12%)

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