Gaming Realms PLC

Gaming Realms PLC
Date: March 2018
Deal: Sale of BingoPort
About the client: Gaming Realms plc (GMR.L) is an AIM-listed developer, publisher and licensor of mobile real money and social games
About the transaction: Akur acted as exclusive financial adviser to GMR on the sale of its affiliate portals (bingoport and freebingohunter) to 1ST Leads Ltd.

The sale of the affiliate portals is consistent with GMR’s strategy to focus on its core real money gaming and content development businesses.

Lead: David Shapton
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Chris Young…

Chris is focused on listed closed-ended funds, specialising in both equity and debt capital fundraising.

He has over 16 years’ experience in both sales and research. With relationships across many of the large institutional investors in the sector, he has worked across IPOs, secondary fundraisings, placings and sales.

He began his career in the City as an investment funds analyst at Credit Lyonnais in 1999, and has subsequently held positions at Lazard Panmure Gordon, Arbuthnot Securities, and most recently as a specialist salesman within the investment funds team at Westhouse Securities. He is focused on private and public real estate and REITs, infrastructure and utilities, emerging markets, private equity and alternatives.

Tel: +44 (0) 20 3780 8746
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Email: cyoung@akur.co.uk