The Napoleon adventure started 40 years ago. Since then the company has grown to become a full-fledged online entertainment company. Napoleon Sports & Casino was created in 2009. Two years later, in 2011, the online Napoleongames platform was launched. Today, Napoleon Sports & Casino is the market leader in Belgium.
International industry leader Superbet acquires the Napoleon GroupH2 - 2021
Napoleon-player wins the biggest online jackpot worldwideH1 - 2021
Napoleon is awarded the operating license for the Middelkerke Casino2017
Launch of the Live Casino studio in Erembodegem (Belgium) – unique in Belgium2016
The Waterland Group becomes majority shareholder of the Napoleon Group.2015
Napoleon adds sports betting to its online portfolio2013
Napoleon is awarded the operating license for the Knokke Casino2012
official launch of the Napoleongames.be website2011
Superbet, hoofdaandeelhouder van Napoleon Group vanaf 2021
De Superbet-groep is een pan-Europese weddenschappen- en kansspel operator die in 2008 is opgericht. Superbet heeft kantoren in Roemenië, het Verenigd Koninkrijk, Polen, Oostenrijk, Kroatië, Servië, Cyprus en Malta. Het team van Superbet bestaat uit meer dan 4.000 mensen die de belangrijkste drijvende krachten achter het succes zijn. Superbet kan rekenen op een strategische investering van ’s werelds grootste private equity-fonds, Blackstone Group.
Johnny Hartnett, CEO of Superbet, on the acquisition: “Napoleon’s core market and brand positioning in Belgium represents the ideal acquisition opportunity to deliver on our global expansion plan. We’re really looking forward to welcome a hugely experienced and talented team to the Superbet family.”
Waterland – Former majority shareholder of Napoleon Group.
Waterland is an independent private equity investment group that supports entrepreneurs in realizing their growth ambitions. With substantial financial resources and committed industry expertise, Waterland enables its portfolio companies to achieve accelerated growth both organically and through acquisitions.
Waterland acts as an active shareholder in its portfolio companies, playing a key role in their strategic and operational development, growth and performance. With its experienced, entrepreneurial investment team, Waterland helps ambitious entrepreneurs and businesses to consolidate their market position. To date, Waterland has invested in over 700 companies.