Boutique research and consulting firm Eilers & Krejcik Gaming announced today it acquired gaming industry media Fantini Research, including its existing gaming-related news publications and virtual trade show business.
Tried and Tested Product
Gaming industry specialist Eilers & Krejcik acquired Fantini Research and its publications, daily Fantini’s Gaming Report, weekly Public Policy Review, monthly National Revenue Report, and monthly Sports Betting & iCasino Revenue Report. The deal also includes the virtual trade show business operating out of Delaware.
Commenting on the announcement, Eilers & Krejcik Principal Todd Eilers was excited to have grasped the opportunity to add Fantini Research and its virtual trade show and expand the product offering available to customers of the research and consultancy business.
“We have been partnered with Fantini for over 10 years and we have been a consumer of their reports for over 20 years. Frank Fantini has assembled an outstanding team that is truly dedicated to covering the gaming industry better than any other news outlet.”Todd Eilers, Principal, Eilers & Krejcik Gaming
Eilers & Krejcik will maintain the Fantini Research brand that will continue to operate as a separate division within the research firm and retain Ashley Diem to manage the division’s day-to-day operations, assuming the role of Executive Editor and Publisher.
Outstanding Services to Investors and Executives
Fantini Research founder and chief executive officer Frank Fantini was equally excited at the perspective to join forces with Eilers & Krejcik and its principal, Todd Eilers, an “excellent businessman, …analyst and consultant.”
“This sale is both a great opportunity for our team members and assures the continuation of the outstanding services that Fantini Research has provided to its target market of investors and C-suite executives.”Frank Fantini, Founder and CEO, Fantini Research
Upon closing the transaction, Fantini will remain in a consultancy capacity to assist in the integration of the business. The transaction will not affect two publications co-published by Eilers & Krejcik and Fantini Research, EILERS-FANTINI Slot Survey, and EILERS-FANTINI Game Performance reports.
The announcement of the acquisition did not provide any details related to the price of the transaction or to the timing it is expected to close.