Tag Archives: Moneybookers
- CVC aquires Skrill; PartyPoker cashout cash grab irks players
August 21, 2013
Fresh off its failed takeover attempt of UK betting exchange Betfair, private equity group CVC Capital Partners has acquired a 75% stake in online payment processing outfit and Football Conference title sponsor Skrill (formerly MoneyBookers). The €600m deal must still be approved by regulators but Skrill CEO Siegfried Heimgaertner said...
- News briefs: Skrill buys Paysafecard; 5050poker licence suspended; Microgaming releases slot; Gala Coral new creative agency
June 28, 2012
Payment provider Skrill (formerly Moneybookers) has agreed to purchase Austrian firm paysafecard.com. The former, which is majority owned by Investcorp, is paying €140 million for the firm, according to Bloomberg, and combined it will give them 27 million end users. Paysafecard.com provides prepaid vouchers that allow consumers to shop online,...
- E-wallet watch: Moneybookers changes name, EwalletXpress latest DOJ victim?
November 24, 2010
Popular UK-registered e-wallet Moneybookers has declared it will now be known as Skrill. So what’s a skrill, we hear you asking? Well, according to the Urban Dictionary, it’s a high quality strain of marijuana. So Moneybookers is now selling pot online. Oh wait, scratch that… it says here skrill is...
- Stock it to me: Betfair fancies itself, Moneybookers plans IPO
October 8, 2010
With the announcement of Betfair’s initial public offering at £11-14 per share, analysts are doing a bit of a headshake. After all, the math suggests that Betfair believes it’s worth the staggering sum of £1.5B, or some 35 times its £44.7M 2010 earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA)....
Betfair latest to exit Poland
March 28, 2017
Betfair sponsor Juventus; Unibet sponsor Aston Villa
July 5, 2017
Mark Blandford on making sense of IPOs
April 3, 2017