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Caesars’ William Hill acquisition to close on 22 April after High Court approval


Caesars Entertainment’s acquisition of British operator William Hill is set to close on Thursday (22 April) after the High Court of Justice in England and Wales sanctioned the acquisition.

The deal was agreed in September 2020 – after William Hill chose the £2.9bn (€3.39bn/$4.03bn) Caesars bid over a rival offer from Apollo Global – and will see Caesars purchase William Hill’s 1.08bn shares for £2.72 apiece.

Caesars said the target of the acquisition is William Hill’s US betting business and technology, with the rest of the operator’s assets set to be sold.

Although initially scheduled to close on 1 April, it faced a legal challenge from investment management fund HBK Investments.

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