Caesars Entertainment’s casino businesses spread across Europe and Africa sees complete acquisition by Metropolitan Gaming Limited come through. Silver Point Capital and affiliates wholly own and operate the investment company of Metropolitan Gaming Limited. The deal materialized as of the 16th of July 2021 through the final transaction. The portfolio of Metropolitan Gaming has got richer with the acquisition that now boasts of operating and owning casinos across eleven different locations. This is spread across Africa and the UK and includes the much-revered Square’s Empire Casino in Leicester.
Silver Point’s Founding Partner “Edward Mule” quoted how the company has been thrilled with the recent developments. A move that enlists the future prowess of the gaming company in acquiring the United Kingdom’s prolific, historic and top-tier casinos. The opportune moment for the acquisition of the casinos is in tandem with the goals of Silver Point. Thus, focusing on investments across high-quality businesses.
Silver Point’s role is crucial in several aspects to the business. The most important one includes offering strategic and investment support for the business in the coming days. Thereby working in sync with the management for developing Metropolitan Gaming into a name to reckon with. One that includes the sectors for premium and luxury gaming. Newly appointed to the post, Michael Silberling, Metropolitan Gaming’s CEO, quoted on the palpable excitement for joining the team at Metropolitan Gaming. He stated that despite Covid-19 shrinking the possibilities for the hospitality industry, the global economy to the world, he is enthusiastic about the team’s positioning.
He mentioned how Metropolitan Gaming is well equipped to generate and become a leader by turning around the prospects of the business from scratch. The same is possible because of the sheer expertise and experience the company has. This is coupled with having partnered with someone equally committed to investing.
Job creation and investment are the primary goals that the company is focused on.