È stato sottoscritto in data 5 novembre 2021 l’atto di scissione di Sisal S.p.A. (“Sisal” o la “Società”), in favore della società di nuova costituzione SG2 S.p.A., costituita per effetto della scissione, alla quale è stata trasferita la partecipazione azionaria pari al 70% in Mooney Group S.p.A. (già SisalPay S.p.A.).
Si è pertanto completata l’operazione di riorganizzazione societaria volta a rimodulare e razionalizzare le attività di Sisal (già Sisal Group S.p.A.), rendendo autonome le attività relative al settore gaming dalle attività relative al settore dei servizi di pagamento, dato atto che la partecipazione in Mooney Group S.p.A. non farà più parte del perimetro di Sisal.
Inoltre, in data 5 novembre 2021 è stato sottoscritto l’atto di scissione parziale della controllata Sisal Lottery Italia S.p.A..
Si perfeziona così l’operazione di riorganizzazione societaria - approvata dalle Assemblee dei soci di Sisal S.p.A. e di Sisal Lottery Italia S.p.A. in data 28 luglio 2021 - finalizzata alla razionalizzazione e riorganizzazione della catena di controllo di Sisal S.p.A., mediante il trasferimento delle partecipazioni azionarie detenute da Sisal Lottery Italia S.p.A. nelle società da essa controllate.
In base alle informazioni finanziarie consolidate di Sisal S.p.A., calcolate al netto della partecipazione in Mooney Group S.p.A. uscita dal perimetro per effetto della scissione di Sisal S.p.A., nel 2019 la Società ha realizzato ricavi totali per 654,8 milioni di euro e un EBITDA di 200,6 milioni, mentre nel 2020, esercizio fortemente impattato dalle misure restrittive volte al contenimento dell’emergenza sanitaria da Covid-19, i ricavi totali sono stati pari a 523,8 milioni di euro e l’EBITDA pari a 176,3 milioni. Nel primo semestre 2021, Sisal ha registrato ricavi totali consolidati pari a 263,6 milioni di euro (+26,2% rispetto al primo semestre 2020) e un EBITDA consolidato di 99,5 milioni di euro (+49,2%).
La Posizione Finanziaria Netta (PFN) al 30 giugno 2021 è pari a 192,9 milioni di euro, in miglioramento rispetto ai 202,3 milioni al 31 dicembre 2020.
Latham & Watkins ha assistito la Società per tutti gli aspetti legali mentre lo Studio Legale Tributario Facchini Rossi Michelutti ha seguito gli aspetti fiscali. La società incaricata della revisione legale dei conti di Sisal è PricewaterhouseCoopers.
Sisal è uno dei principali operatori internazionali nel settore del gioco regolamentato ed è attualmente attiva in Italia, Marocco, Spagna e Turchia, con un’offerta che comprende lotterie, scommesse, giochi online e apparecchi da intrattenimento. La Società opera a livello internazionale nel canale retail attraverso una rete di oltre 51.000 punti vendita, e su quello online con 1,8 milioni di consumatori.
La strategia di Sisal poggia su tre pilastri: la sostenibilità, con un impegno costante sullo sviluppo del programma di Gioco Responsabile e attraverso l’offerta di un modello di intrattenimento sicuro e trasparente - l’innovazione digitale, grazie alla piattaforma di gioco all’avanguardia orientata all’omnicanalità e alle competenze per lo sviluppo in-house di software e applicazioni per cogliere le opportunità della transizione digitale - l’internazionalizzazione, con l’obiettivo di aggiudicarsi gare per nuove concessioni all’estero sulla base della solida expertise maturata.
Tel.: + 39 345 83 16 045
This communication is not for distribution, directly or indirectly, in or into the United States (including its territories and possessions, any State of the United States and the District of Columbia), Canada, Australia and Japan (or in any other jurisdiction where it is unlawful to do so).
This communication does not constitute or form a part of any offer or solicitation to purchase or subscribe for securities in the United States or in any other jurisdiction. The securities mentioned herein have not been, and will not be, registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933 as amended (the “Securities Act”). The securities may not be offered or sold in the United States except pursuant to an exemption from the registration requirements of the Securities Act. There will be no public offer of securities in the United States, Canada, Australia and Japan or in any other jurisdiction where it is unlawful to do so. This document is only being distributed to and is only directed at (i) persons who are outside the United Kingdom or (ii) to investment professionals falling within Article 19(5) of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Financial Promotion) Order 2005 (the “Order”) or (iii) high net worth companies, and other persons to whom it may lawfully be communicated, falling within Article 49(2)(a) to (d) of the Order (all such persons in (i), (ii) and (iii) above together being referred to as “relevant persons”). The Shares are only available to, and any invitation, offer or agreement to subscribe, purchase or otherwise acquire such securities will be engaged in only with, relevant persons. Any person who is not a relevant person should not act or rely on this document or any of its contents. This document is an advertisement and is not a prospectus for the purposes of the Prospectus Directive.
A prospectus prepared pursuant to the Prospectus Directive will be published and an international offering circular will be made available in connection with the Offering described below. Investors should not subscribe for any securities referred to in this document except on the basis of information contained in the prospectus or the international offering circular which include detailed information regarding the Company and the risks involved in investing in the securities. In any EEA Member State that has implemented the Prospectus Directive, this communication is only addressed to and is only directed at qualified investors in that Member State within the meaning of the Prospectus Directive. The expression “Prospectus Directive” means Directive 2003/71/EC (and amendments thereto, including Directive 2010/73/EU, to the extent implemented in any relevant Member State) and includes any relevant implementing measure in the relevant Member State.
This announcement is not a prospectus within the meaning of Directive 2003/71/EC of the European Parliament at the Council of November 4th, 2003, as amended, in particular by Directive 2010/73/UE (together, the “Prospectus Directive”).
Investors should not subscribe for any securities referred to in this document except on the basis of information contained in the prospectus or the international offering circular which include detailed information regarding the Company and the risks involved in investing in the securities. In any EEA Member State that has implemented the Prospectus Directive, this communication is only addressed to and is only directed at qualified investors in that Member State within the meaning of the Prospectus Directive.
The distribution of this press release is not made, and has not been approved, by an “authorized person” within the meaning of Article 21(1) of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000. As a consequence, this press release is directed only at persons who (i) are located outside the United Kingdom, (ii) have professional experience in matters relating to investments and fall within Article 19(5) (“investment professionals”) of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Financial Promotions) Order 2005 (as amended), (iii) are persons falling within Article 49(2)(a) to (d) (high net worth companies, unincorporated associations, etc.) of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Financial Promotion) Order 2005 (as amended) or (iv) are persons to whom this press release may otherwise lawfully be communicated (all such persons together being referred to as “Relevant Persons”). This press release is not a prospectus which has been approved by the Financial Conduct Authority or any other United Kingdom regulatory authority for the purposes of Section 85 of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000.
The distribution of this document in certain countries may constitute a breach of applicable law. The information contained in this document does not constitute an offer of securities for sale in Canada, Australia or Japan. This press release may not be published, forwarded or distributed, directly or indirectly, in Canada, Australia or Japan.
Solely for the purposes of the product governance requirements contained within: (a) EU Directive 2014/65/EU on markets in financial instruments, as amended (“MiFID II”); (b) Articles 9 and 10 of Commission Delegated Directive (EU) 2017/593 supplementing MiFID II; and (c) local implementing measures (together, the “MiFID II Product Governance Requirements”), and disclaiming all and any liability, whether arising in tort, contract or otherwise, which any “manufacturer” (for the purposes of the MiFID II Product Governance Requirements) may otherwise have with respect thereto, the shares of the Company (the “Shares”) have been subject to a product approval process, which has determined that such Shares are: (i) compatible with an end target market of retail investors and investors who meet the criteria of professional clients and eligible counterparties, each as defined in MiFID II; and (ii) eligible for distribution through all distribution channels as are permitted by MiFID II to such target market (the “Target Market Assessment”). Notwithstanding the Target Market Assessment, distributors should note that: the price of the Shares may decline and investors could lose all or part of their investment; the Shares offer no guaranteed income and no capital protection; and an investment in the Shares is compatible only with investors who do not need a guaranteed income or capital protection, who (either alone or in conjunction with an appropriate financial or other adviser) are capable of evaluating the merits and risks of such an investment and who have sufficient resources to be able to bear any losses that may result therefrom. The Target Market Assessment is without prejudice to the requirements of any contractual, legal or regulatory selling restrictions in relation to the offering. Furthermore, it is noted that, notwithstanding the Target Market Assessment, the joint global coordinators and joint bookrunners will only procure investors who meet the criteria of professional clients and eligible counterparties. For the avoidance of doubt, the Target Market Assessment does not constitute: (a) an assessment of suitability or appropriateness for the purposes of MiFID II; or (b) a recommendation to any investor or group of investors to invest in, or purchase, or take any other action whatsoever with respect to the Shares. Each distributor is responsible for undertaking its own target market assessment in respect of the Shares and determining appropriate distribution channels.
No representation or warranty, express or implied, is made by none of the banks acting as joint global coordinators and joint bookrunners in the contest of the potential initial public offering (the “Managers”), or any of their respective affiliates, directors, officers, employees, advisers or agents as to the accuracy or completeness or verification of the information contained in this announcement, and nothing contained herein is, or shall be relied upon as, a promise or representation by the Managers in this respect, whether as to the past or future.
None of the Managers assumes any responsibility for its accuracy, completeness or verification and accordingly the Managers disclaim, to the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, any and all liability whether arising in tort, contract or otherwise which they might otherwise be found to have in respect of this announcement or any such statement.
The Managers are each acting exclusively for the Company and the shareholder selling Shares in the transaction referred to in this announcement and for no-one else in connection with any transaction mentioned in this announcement and will not regard any other person (whether or not a recipient of this announcement) as a client in relation to any such transaction and will not be responsible to any other person for providing the protections afforded to their respective clients, or for advising any such person on the contents of this announcement or in connection with any transaction referred to in this announcement.