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Lusa - Business News - Macau: Gaming operator Sands to pull out of Las Vegas to concentrate on Macau, Singapore




Macau, China, March 3, 2021 (Lusa) - Gaming operator Las Vegas Sands on Wednesday announced the sale of properties worth around €5.19 billion, including the iconic The Venetian Resort Las Vegas, to focus on Macau.
The group, which operates casinos in the United States, Macau and Singapore, has entered into agreements for the outright sale of The Venetian Resort Las Vegas, Sands Expo and its Las Vegas Convention Centre.
"Under the terms of the agreement, an affiliate of funds managed by affiliates of Apollo Global Management, Inc. will acquire affiliates holding the operating assets and liabilities of the Las Vegas business for approximately $1.05 billion in cash [€870 billion], (...) $1.2 billion [€1 billion] in seller financing in the form of a term loan and security agreement, and VICI Properties Inc, will acquire subsidiaries that hold the real estate and real estate-related assets of The Venetian for approximately $4 billion [€3.3 billion] in cash," the group said in a statement.
The sale of the iconic The Venetian in Las Vegas comes just under two months after the death of Sheldon Adelson, the group's founder who died aged 87 on January 12 from cancer.
"The Venetian changed the face of future casino development and cemented Sheldon Adelson's legacy as one of the most influential people in the history of the gaming and hospitality industry. 'In announcing the sale of The Venetian Resort, we pay tribute to Mr Adelson's legacy while beginning a new chapter in the history of this company,' said Las Vegas Sands president and chief executive officer (CEO) Robert Goldstein.
Now, the goal is Asia: "It remains the backbone of this company and our developments in Macau and Singapore are the focus of our attention," he assured.
"Our long-standing strategy of reinvesting in our Asian operations and returning capital to our shareholders will be reinforced through this transaction," he added.
Las Vegas has long since ceased to be the gambling capital of the world, which has moved to Macau, with heavy investment by the group, the largest being the 'The Venetian Macau'.
Although Sheldon Adelson started his wealth in the United States, it was through his investments in Macau that his fortune exploded. Casinos in Macau generated 63% of the company's revenue in 2019, which was $13.7 billion (€11.5 billion), followed by Singapore, which accounted for 22% of revenue.
Investment in Asia is not just words, as the US group's subsidiary in Macau, Sands China, opened just under a month ago the first phase of the Londoner, with a British theme, an investment of around 1.6 billion euros, after having already recreated Venice and Paris.
Macau, the gambling capital of the world, is the only place in all of China where casino gambling is legal and earned revenues of 292.4 billion patacas (about 31.1 billion euros) in 2019.
However, last year, due to the impact caused by the pandemic the casinos in Macau ended 2020 with revenues of 60.4 billion patacas (€6.2 billion), down 79.3% year-on-year.
Three concessionaires, Sociedade de Jogos de Macau, Galaxy and Wynn, and three sub-concessionaires, Venetian (Sands China), MGM and Melco operate casinos in what is dubbed the “Las Vegas of Asia” but has long outpaced casino revenues recorded in that US city.
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Date : 2021-03-04 11:33:07







 

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