Metropolitan Gaming, a wholly owned subsidiary of Silver Point Capital, has completed the acquisition of the European and African casino businesses of Caesars Entertainment, Inc.
Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed, but it was confirmed Metropolitan finalised the deal last month, before going public with the news this week.
Metropolitan takes ownership of casinos in 11 locations across Egypt, South Africa and the UK, including the Empire Casino in London’s Leicester Square.
Silver Point said it will provide investment and strategic support to the business and work with management to develop Metropolitan as a leading brand in the luxury and premium gaming markets.
“We are very excited about the opportunity to acquire a number of historic and high-end casinos in the UK,” Silver Point founding partner Edward Mulé said. “The acquisition fits well with Silver Point’s focus on investing in high-quality businesses at opportune times.”
In relation to the deal, Metropolitan has ..