Evolution Gaming pounces for NetEnt in $2.1bn takeover deal

Takeover to accelerate the merged group's growth in the US, which is likely to become Evolution's biggest market

Swedish live casino supplier Evolution Gaming has tabled a SEK19.6bn ($2.1bn) takeover bid for slots and online casino developer NetEnt. The offer was made at a price of SEK79.93 ($8.57) per share, with Evolution Gaming owning shares in excess of 90% of the NetEnt business upon completion. The offer acceptance period begins on 17 August…

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