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InsideArbitrage Potential Deal Alert: Light & Wonder (LNW) Announces Proposal to Acquire SciPlay (SCPL)

  • June 11, 2023


StockSciPlay CorporationSymbolSCPL
Date Announced05/18/2023Source Press Release
TypeUnsolicited BidAcquiring Company/Person Light & Wonder, Inc.
Date of Confirmation: 08/08/2023Price at Confirmation: $19.65
Potential Profit: -0.05%Annualized Profit: -0.23%

Light & Wonder (LNW) announced that it has submitted a proposal to the Board of Directors of SciPlay Corporation (SCPL) under which Light & Wonder would acquire the remaining 17% equity interest in SciPlay that it does not currently own for $20.00 per share in an all-cash transaction valued at $422 million.

Following the Transaction, SciPlay would become a wholly owned subsidiary of Light & Wonder.


June 8, 2023: SciPlay (SCPL) forms a special committee to evaluate a non-binding acquisition proposal from Light & Wonder (LNW).

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