MILAN, Jan 30 (Reuters) - GTECH plans to issue senior bonds for a total of $5 billion as part of its financing for the acquisition of U.S. slot machine maker International Game Technology ( IGT ), the...
We are dropping coverage of IGT , as the company remains on-track to be acquired by GTECH in the first half of 2015. We provide broad coverage of more than
remains on track to be acquired by peer GTECH in early 2015. IGT shareholders will receive a portion of the buyout proceeds as shares ..... estimate. If the deal is not completed, we still estimate that IGT is worth roughly $14 per share on a standalone basis, as the
GTECH announced a proposal to acquire IGT for $18.25 per share, or $6.4 billion ..... assumption of $1.7 billion in net debt. IGT shareholders will receive $13.69 in cash ..... near the transaction date. The deal values IGT at 8.8 times 2013 adjusted EBITDA and
second quarter is a result of an erosion in IGT 's economic moat, but rather is due to weakness ..... equipment business and a lack of innovation by IGT relative to competitors the past several years. While IGT trades at what appears to be an attractive
its reduced outlook. We previously viewed growth prospects for IGT 's core gaming machine operations as limited, given the saturation ..... have a negative bias toward our stable moat trend rating. While IGT trades at a 15% discount to our expected new fair value estimate
equipment business, due to maturation of the North American gaming equipment market. Revenue increased 2% to $541 million, with IGT 's core gaming operations and product sales segment revenue, in aggregate, declining 2%. EBITDA declined 12% to $120 million
the emerging-markets but his fund’s exposure there is small. Some companies are benefitting from technological changes [ IGT , TTWO ], including boosting online operations [ M, BBY ]. He has value orientation but he has picked up Macau gaming highflyers
International Game Technology IGT reported fiscal fourth-quarter results that indicated our full ..... Pennsylvania and New York, among other regions. During its fiscal 2006, IGT also bought back 11.7 million shares for an average price of about
International Game Technology IGT reported third-quarter results that were in line with our expectations ..... not cause us to change our narrow economic moat rating. We are placing IGT under review to transfer coverage to a new analyst.