Esports Entertainment Group Inc.

Esports Entertainment Group Inc.
Date: December 2020
Deal: Acquisition of Lucky Dino Gaming; €25 million consideration
About the client: Esports Entertainment Group, Inc. is a licensed online gaming company with a specific focus on esports wagering and gaming. Akur is exclusive buy-side M&A adviser to EEG
About the transaction: Akur acted as exclusive financial adviser to EEG on its 100% acquisition of Lucky Dino Gaming

Grant Johnson, CEO and founder of EEG said:

From origination of the transaction through to negotiating and finalising the deal with Lucky Dino, we have been impressed with Akur’s understanding of our acquisition strategy, extensive industry network and advice throughout the process.

Lead: David Shapton
Esports Entertainment Group


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