Parimatch Tech, the company that develops the Parimatch brand and provides technology and marketing solutions to the entertainment industry worldwide, has secured the M&A agreement with performance marketing holding, mr.fish, and the largest online poker room of Ukraine, PokerMatch.
The company’s two acquisitions are a performance marketing holding and one of the world’s top 10 largest online poker rooms.
The deal provides opportunities for benefit to all parties involved and allows Parimatch Tech to further expand its entertainment and marketing product portfolio and provides mr.fish and PokerMatch with new prospects for global expansion. The financial details of the deals are not disclosed.
The acquisition of mr.fish will further consolidate Parimatch Tech’s MarTech expertise as the holding company is one of the leaders in Eastern Europe with a focus on a wide range of digital services including affiliate marketing, SEO, media buying, retention , reactivation, PR strategy, creative, design and marketing influence.
Parimatch Tech co-CEO, Maksym Liashko, commented:
“Parimatch Tech is excited to join forces with PokerMatch and mr.fish to help achieve our big goal — exploring and expanding the entertainment possibilities our users experience by interacting with the Parimatch brand. We are certain that the synergy of our expertises will lead to strengthening of the brands of all parties involved. Our business philosophy and approaches are quite similar, and we are excited to join forces with mr.fish and PokerMatch to further build and expand our entertainment ecosystem”
PokerMatch CEO, Ruslan Bangert, commented:
“It’s an exciting day for all of us! Our companies share the same values and aspirations for global development. I am confident that the merging will be smooth, and we will begin working on our international plans soon”
mr.fish CEO, Yuri Titkov, said:
“mr.fish started in one country and united two local companies. Over the last two years, we have expanded to 10 international companies operating in 12 countries and doubled the number of employees – from 120 to 250. Our cooperation on marketing projects with Parimatch Tech has been for many years. The merger became a logical step meant to strengthen our positions in the current markets and conquer new ones. We intend to create a symbiosis of marketing, technology, and product, and I have unwavering faith in my team and the new opportunities that opened for us”
PokerMatch is a leader in the online poker industry in Ukraine and is among the 10 largest iGaming companies in the world, including poker, casino and board games. The acquisition of PokerMatch will enhance the entertainment proposition for end customers and add an asset to Parimatch Tech’s product portfolio. PokerMatch is a partner of the Ukrainian Sports Poker Federation and main sponsor of the Ukrainian national sports poker team.