In the first half of 2022, the business earned €203.8 million in EBITDA.
It is gaining from the expansion of B2B and Snaitech companies.
In a trading update on Thursday, Playtech (LON: PTEC) stated that it anticipates having at least €400 million in adjusted EBITDA at the end of the fiscal year 2022. The anticipated number is 26% greater than the prior year.
Expectations for Playtech’s EBITDA are high.
The company stressed that the success of its B2B and Snaitech divisions contributed to the year’s upward sales performance.
The London-listed business ended the first half of 2022 with €792.3 million in sales, up 73 percent from the previous year. Additionally, its EBITDA for the time period increased significantly in the American and European markets, rising by 64 percent to €203.8 million. It demonstrates that the company anticipates having its EBITDA approach comparable levels by the end of the second half of the year.
Playtech is streamlining its operations
A reputable supplier of technology for online gaming is Playtech. Last year, it sold its financial segment Finalto to Gopher Investments in Hong Kong for $250 million in cash. The most recent transaction, according to Playtech, was “a significant step” toward the group’s strategic goal of simplification.
Mor Weizer, CEO of Playtech, indicated that the sale of Finalto in July 2022 “represents a key step in our stated aim to streamline the Group and focus our efforts on the high-growth B2B and B2C gambling industries.” We are still in a good position to take advantage of the great market opportunities that lie ahead and to promote sustainable growth for the good of all our stakeholders.
In the interim, Playtech signed a revised €277 million revolving credit agreement with a one-year extension option, valid until October 2025. It happened while the business considered options for refinancing its revolving credit facility and senior secured notes worth €530 million.
Playtech considered selling the business, but those efforts were unsuccessful. Aristocrat Leisure’s £2.7 billion buyout offer was first rejected by Playtech shareholders, and subsequently TTB Partners withdrew its investment in the business, blaming market conditions.