|8Ball Games Limited|
|Deal Size:||£30 million|
|About the client:||8Ball is a leading multi-brand UK online bingo and casino operator with over 60,000 active players across 74 sites. 8Ball’s most prominent brands include including Booty Bingo, WeWantBingo, SuperSpins, and BingowithKerry.|
|About the transaction:||Akur Capital ran an extensive process to identify and deliver a successful exit for shareholders and the most appropriate partner for 8Ball’s management team on a long-term basis.
Jeremy Bygrave, CEO of 8Ball, commented:
Stride Gaming PLC stated that their acquisition of 8Ball:
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.
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