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Amaya Gaming Group completes C$40 million private placement of common shares

Date Closed

July 11, 2013

Lead Office

Québec City


40.00 Million CAD

On July 11, 2013, Amaya Gaming Group (Amaya or the Company) announced that it had closed the previously announced private placement of common shares (the Common Shares) at a price of C$6.25 per Common Share for total gross proceeds of approximately C$40 million (the Private Placement). The Private Placement was conducted through a syndicate of underwriters led by Canaccord Genuity Corp. and including Cantor Fitzgerald Canada Corporation, Cormark Securities Inc., BMO Capital Markets, Clarus Securities Inc. and Global Maxfin Capital Inc.

The net proceeds from the Private Placement will be used for general corporate purposes and working capital to assist in the implementation of the Company's growth strategy and the expansion of its international activities.

Amaya, headquartered in Pointe-Claire, Québec, is a provider of a full suite of gaming products and services including casino, poker, sportsbook, platform, lotteries and slot machines

McCarthy Tétrault LLP represented Amaya, the issuer, with a team led by Philippe Leclerc and including Myreille Gilbert and Charles-Antoine Soulière.