Catena Media continues to strengthen its position as Europe’s fastest growing lead generation company through the acquisition of Delilah Holdings’ affiliate assets.
MrGamez.net and Spielekiste.de (Delilah Holding) are casino affiliate websites, focused on the German-language casino sites. The business was launched in 2011 with the aim to provide the latest and best offers to German speaking casino players. The main markets are Germany and Switzerland, with both markets showing solid underlying growth.
The acquired assets are expected to generate quarterly sales of about EUR 300.000 with an operating margin of around 80 percent.
The transfer of the assets and payment is scheduled to take place no later than end of June 2017. The purchase price amounts to an upfront payment of EUR 4.200.000, which is being paid as a cash consideration in conjunction with the transfer of the assets. In addition, there is an earn-out of maximum EUR 2.250.000, which is based on revenue performance over a period of 12 months. In a reasonably expected scenario with a total earn-out purchase price of around EUR 1.350.000, the seller needs to generate revenue growth of around 30 percent during the period.
“The acquisition of MrGamez.net and Spielekiste.de will broaden our German presence and provide further growth in German-speaking markets. With this acquisition we are further strengthening our pan-European portfolio”, says Robert Andersson, CEO of Catena Media.
About Catena Media
Catena Media is a fast-growing online performance marketing and lead generation company within iGaming with portals like AskGamblers and Johnslots. The Group has established a leading market position through strong organic growth and acquisitions in its core markets. Catena Media was listed on Nasdaq Stockholm First North Premier in February 2016. By the end of 2016, the company’s revenues reached more than EUR 40 million on a yearly basis. The Group was founded in 2012 and has today about 250 employees. The Group Head Office is situated in Malta. The company’s certified advisor is Avanza.
QUANTUM GAMING AND MYAFFILIATES HAVE ESTABLISHED A LANDMARK PARTNERSHIP
We are ecstatic to start cooperating with MyAffiliates, the top-of-the-line affiliate tracking software platform.
Founded in 2007 by a group of devotees, MyAffiliates quickly rose to prominence for its superior flexibility, impeccable support, complete transparency, and absolute reliability. As a dedicated online gambling affiliate tracking platform, MyAffiliates proudly stands on the throne when it comes to managing affiliate programs and streamlining sales activities.
Its super-efficient features – affiliate, customer, and media management, advanced reporting, and commission plans – empower operators to raise brand awareness, increase traffic and profits, expand their customer base, and keep all affiliate marketing activities at the highest possible level of quality. All features are incredibly flexible, customizable, and scalable, designed to meet all business needs and keep pace with casino growth.
All things considered, it’s no surprise that the MyAffiliates marketing solution is experiencing such crazy-big success, attracting, like a magnet, hundreds of casino providers and powering some of the largest online affiliate programs.
“The MyAffiliates team constantly goes the extra mile regarding product innovation. The platform isn’t just client-oriented but also solution-oriented, forming a powerful combination of business support and software functionalities that puts it in a superior position compared to other affiliate software providers. We are thrilled to have partnered up with such dedicated professionals.”, commented Oliver de Bono, Quantum Gaming CEO.
“MyAffiliates is very excited to be one of the very first partners of Quantum Gaming following their recent launch. We really look forward to providing them with our software in order to be part of their growth and success.” – added Clemence Dujardin, Managing Director.
TrafficGuard partners with leading online gaming affiliate tracking platform RavenTrack
Leading digital ad verification and fraud prevention platform, TrafficGuard, today announced a partnership with online gaming affiliate tracking RavenTrack aimed at helping brands and advertisers to maximise their returns on ad spend on their affiliate marketing with invalid traffic and ad fraud prevention.
The global pandemic has undoubtedly caused a massive increase in the number of active users that indulge in sports betting regularly. A global statistic from Casino.org suggests that almost 26% of the world’s population bets, and the global market is expected to grow from $76.79 billion to an impressive $127.45 billion by 2025, according to Research and Markets.
Affiliate marketing is a crucial strategy employed by these gaming and sports betting companies, for faster, quicker customer acquisition. However the level of financial and competitor growth within the industry has created a strong attraction from fraudsters, and companies can fall prey with little to no knowledge this is even occurring. And, with the betting industry only saturating further, companies cannot afford to suffer from low ROI and poor campaign performance. Through TrafficGuard’s Affiliate Protection service, brands and marketers can combat and prevent misattribution in common types of invalid traffic (IVT) such as cookie stuffing, domain spoofing, anonymised traffic and compliance fraud present in online gaming today.
TrafficGuard’s full-funnel, multipoint solution measures the end-users engagement, intent and propensity to convert to give the most transparent view of their advertising activity enabling the best possible return on ad spend. The product also offers customised filters so advertisers can ensure that their affiliate partners are only being rewarded for the activity that is permitted by their terms and conditions.
“This online gaming and gambling industry got a huge boost in the pandemic, but bad actors also joined in the fray quite actively. At TrafficGuard we are passionate about protecting the erosion of marketing spending and recognised that the damage done to businesses due to these malicious activities is enormous. Through our Affiliate Prevention and integration into RavenTrack, we want to enable the brands and advertisers using their market-leading software to get their optimised and accurate ROAS with the right data, at the right time. With our full-funnel protection and expert product channel team, affiliate platforms like RavenTrack can deliver positive business outcomes through their customers.” says Matt Sutton, CRO of TrafficGuard.
Adam Rowley, Managing Director (RavenTrack) commented, “We understand the value of accurate tracking where every minute movement in each measuring metric matters. Our clients already reap the rewards of our fraud prevention tracking, and the partnership between RavenTrack and TrafficGuard will see our customers benefit from TrafficGuard’s premier expertise across ad networks, especially supporting customers in the global gaming and sports betting arenas, thereby helping us further our mission of ensuring the best possible performance for our customers.“
To support, grow and enable the success of this channel, TrafficGuard will deploy a structured team of affiliate experts helmed by Kalen Bushe, VP of Affiliate Partnerships.
Riding on the success and wins of major clients such as Disney Streaming Services, the integration with RavenTrack also marks the company’s second major announcement in recent weeks, having previously unveiled TrafficGuard Social – a solution that offers complete ad fraud prevention and protection on Facebook. Come 2023, TrafficGuard will roll out social capabilities for self-serve SMB users whilst expanding its offering to TikTok, Twitter, and LinkedIn, in response to rising client demand.
SKILLONNET AFFILIATES TO RALLY BEHIND SAFER GAMBLING WEEK
EGO (EgamingOnline.com) affiliates partners will drive conversation about safer gambling this October
EGO (EGamingOnline.com), the affiliate program for SkillOnNet’s network of proprietary online casinos, is urging its affiliate marketers to embrace Safer Gambling Week.
With the aim to stimulate conversation around safer gambling, the industry-led annual event will take place between 17th and the 23rd October. Organisers are asking the whole of the UK gambling industry to participate and to help drive awareness of how to approach gambling more safely.
All SkillOnNet brands will be involved, including PlayOJO, Slingo, Genting Casino and SpinGenie. And EGO is asking its affiliate partners to get in on the act, too.
Affiliates will be carrying a Safer Gambling Week banner on the homepages of all UK-facing casino sites for the duration of the campaign. Those who regularly mail their database of players or members have been asked to send a Safer Gambling Week email during the week.
Additionally, affiliates will be following and liking Safer Gambling Week Twitter, Facebook and Instagram and have been asked to share or repost a selection of Safer Gaming Week posts on all relevant social media channels at least once during the campaign.
Those concerned about their gambling can visit the Safer Gambling Week website now to get advice and learn about resources available to help them stay in control.
Michael Golembo at SkillOnNet said: “Safer gambling has always been a watchword for SkillOnNet and we have always expected the same of our EGO affiliate marketing partners. They have always done a great job of arming players with the tools and knowledge they need to make responsible decisions and informing them about resources available if gambling becomes a problem. But let’s push that message even harder during Safer Gambling Week.”
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