CORE Gaming, a content studio that specializes in the development of HTML5 real money games for casino operators and platform holders, was sold to Sky Betting and Gaming, one of the UK’s leading online bookmakers, with a team of 100 employees and a strong track record of innovation. The CORE Gaming portfolio consists of a wide range of games including slot, scratch cards, instant wins and table games. Advised by Clairfield International in the UK.
OPTeam S.A. (WSE:OPM), a Polish IT company specialized in electronic payment technologies, sold a 75% stake in Polish Electronic Payments (PeP) to private equity house Innova Capital. PeP is a growth leader in point-of-sale credit-card processing in Poland. Before the sale OPTeam owned 100% of shares of PeP. The transaction is a part of strategy to build a broader card-processing platform by OPTeam and Innova Capital. The sale was advised by Clairfield Poland.
Elisa Corporation, the largest telecom operator in Finland, sold Elisa Rahoitus to Aktia Bank Plc. The transaction includes Elisa Lompakko, the first mobile payment service in Europe. The Elisa Lompakko app has been downloaded by over 120,000 users. Advised by Clairfield International in Finland.
Immodirekt.at, an online real estate platform in Austria, was sold to ImmobilienScout24. The real estate portal will be integrated into Scout24 AG as a wholly-owned subsidiary of Immobilien Scout GmbH and will continue to exist as independent brand. The acquisition is part of the growth strategy of the Scout24 Group. The transactions was advised by Clairfield International in Austria.
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BRIAN O’HARE, CHAIRMAN CLAIRFIELD INTERNATIONAL
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