Is bolt-on the new black?

As transformational M&A becomes ever more complicated, bolt-on buys have come to the fore. What is the basic strategy behind these deals and how are targets identified?

Bolt-on acquisitions have become increasingly popular with top-tier operators after the last few years of transformational M&A dramatically altered the online gambling landscape. The Stars Group (TSG) bought Sky Betting & Gaming (SBG) before Flutter Entertainment swallowed them both, while GVC has ballooned in both size and market cap since purchasing Ladbrokes Coral. These power-shifting deals…

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