Tag: Capital Partners

  • Billionaires at the Gate: Ultra-Rich Muscle In on Private Equity

    America’s last Gilded Age had its “List of 400”: the people said to be worthy enough, or at least rich enough, to climb the pinnacles of high society. Today, in an age of affluence not even the Astors and Vanderbilts might have imagined, there is something closer to a List of 55. Its members are […]

  • Stars Group Builds Sports-Betting Muscle with $4.7 Billion Deal

    announced the cash-and-stock deal with CVC Capital Partners and Sky Plc on Saturday, is set to win a significant foothold in the U.K. — the largest regulated gaming market. Sky Betting & Gaming, or SBG, is growing rapidly in online casino games and sports at home and recently expanded to Italy and Germany. If an […]

  • PokerStars Owner to Buy Sky Betting in $4.7 Billion Deal

    Stars Group to pay cash, stock to owners CVC Capital and Sky CEO Ashkenazi says acquisition offers great growth potential Stars Group Inc. agreed to buy Sky Betting & Gaming in a deal valued at $4.7 billion, moving deeper into sports betting to create the biggest publicly listed online gambling company. Toronto-based Stars Group will […]