Win Systems Secures $125m Credit Facility With Fortress And Goldman Sachs

With Fortress Credit Corp and Goldman Sachs Speciality Lending Group, Win Systems has successfully completed the $125 million credit facility.

Win Systems has a lengthy track record of providing world-wide recognised best-in-class information management systems to provide superior real-time control, security, and reliability for land-based casinos, lotteries, and road operations. More than 340 casinos around the world have developed Wigos casino management system linking more than 95,000 game positions.

The premium Gold Club digital roulette machines are known within the gaming division of Win Systems for their compact design and performance. The company’s new games and jackpots are also improving the player gaming experience worldwide with their array of Gamestar slot machines.

Dario Zutel, Executive Chairman of Win Systems said: “I am incredibly proud to be working with Fortress and Goldman Sachs for the next phase of our growth. We are aggressively looking to expand our global footprint organically and through M&A, and this transaction will allow us to significantly accelerate our growth strategy.”

Eric Benchimol, CEO of Win Systems added: “With the recent expansion of our Lottery business and our successful entrance into the US market, our company is very well positioned for future growth. The new financing package will provide us with sufficient capacity to pursue our growth ambitions.”

“Win Systems has a very strong leadership team standing behind the Company’s impressive portfolio of products and services. We have been in dialog with Dario and Eric for many years and are pleased to have the opportunity to support their continued growth plans with this investment,” Adam Rosenberg, Global Head of Gaming & Leisure at Fortress Investment Group said.

“Goldman Sachs is excited to have partnered with Fortress to provide a transformational cross-border credit facility to Win Systems to support their growth throughout Latin America and other jurisdictions. The transaction represents an important investment for the group, and we look forward to seeing the company expand its presence in Mexico, Central and South America, and other new markets over the coming years,” Alex Harris, Vice President of Goldman Sachs Merchant Banking Division said.

“It has been a pleasure working with the Win Systems team and helping them raise capital from some of the world’s largest and most sophisticated investors. This transaction reflects another example of our ongoing commitment to work with fast growing technology companies operating on a global scale,” Nedim Music, Managing Partner of Olympia Capital Partners Europe B.V said.