Cases and Deals

WMS Industries Acquired by Scientific Games for $1.5 Billion

Blank Rome serves as co-counsel to WMS Industries Inc. in the acquisition of WMS by Scientific Games Corporation for $26 per common share, or approximately $1.5 billion. The combination will create a global gaming company with a broad portfolio of products and services for the lottery and gaming industries. The transaction was announced on January 31, 2013, and is expected to close by the end of the year.

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