Gaming - Capital Markets

Over the next several years, the gaming industry is expected to undergo significant growth, particularly in the online and social gaming segments.

However, keeping up with the industry’s rapid pace of change requires financing. Legacy companies will need funding to develop more digital offerings, while new entrants may need to raise money from investors to help them scale up. Having a proper strategy is crucial for long-term success.

At Osler, our team of gaming and capital markets experts can help you find the right financing partners to work with. We’ve helped companies in the sector raise money from venture capital and private equity investors, as well as advised businesses on initial public offerings. We can also help operations issue debt and seek other kinds of financing arrangements. We’ve worked with leading financial institutions, gaming operators and provincial gaming authorities to help companies in this market.

It’s important to work with a team that understands the sector’s challenges and has the depth of legal expertise needed to help you secure financing for your growth plans.

Recent experience

The Stars Group Inc.

The Stars Group Inc. in its US$950 million public offering of common shares. The offering consisted of a treasury and secondary offering of common shares. The proceeds from the offering along with debt financing and cash were used to fund The Stars Group’s acquisition of Sky Betting & Gaming.

Learn more about our work with The Stars Group Inc.
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The Stars Group Inc.

The Stars Group Inc. in its acquisition and refinancing of increased equity interest in CrownBet Holdings Pty Limited and William Hill Australia Holdings Pty Ltd. The US$315 million acquisition created a leader in the regulated Australian online sports betting market.

Learn more about our work with The Stars Group Inc.
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Great Canadian Gaming

The Syndicate of Underwriters in Great Canadian Gaming’s $189 million offering of senior unsecured debentures. The offering was co-led by CIBC World Markets Inc. and Scotia Capital Inc. The proceeds from the offering were used for general corporate purposes.

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