NOVOMATIC to Support Independent Seat of Ainsworth Game Tech Board
Austrian maker of gear for the worldwide gambling industry and provider of related solutions NOVOMATIC AG stated in a recently available filing to the Australian Securities Exchange that it would back the immediate appointment of an independent individual to the post of Chair of the latter company’s board if it completes the proposed takeover of fellow provider and manufacturer Ainsworth Game Technology Ltd.
In addition, the Austrian gaming giant would ensure that the Ainsworth Game Technology board would keep on having a separate directors bulk.
NOVOMATIC first announced plans to acquire the Australian-listed video gaming company on February 23. The Austrian holding stated that it could purchase a 53% stake in Ainsworth Game tech from the latter’s Chairman and founder Len Ainsworth.
Earlier in the day this thirty days, the company that is australian in a filing to your ASX that a investors conference have been postponed for approximately 30 days. The conference ended up being scheduled become held on June 3 and during it, shareholders had been to vote in the proposed transaction.
The conference was delayed because of ongoing conversations on whether shareholding passions related to Mr. Ainsworth household should vote en bloc, possibly towards the detriment of the remaining portion of the company’s shareholders.
Based on a Friday filing from Ainsworth Game tech to your ASX about the potential takeover, NOVOMATIC has said that upon the deal’s conclusion, if such completion does occur, an independent individual will be appointed as Chair of this Australian company. What’s more, the board would be represented by way of a majority of separate directors before the end of 2018 or until NOVOMATIC and associates get more than 75% in Ainsworth Game Technology.
However, it had been described into the filing that when third events check out gain control over the video gaming technology business or ‘any unexpected circumstance’ pertaining to its operations occur, the above-mentioned pledge would no longer use.
With core operations in European countries, NOVOMATIC is trying to expanding its presence in other markets also. A year ago, the business reported full-year revenue of €3.9 billion and EBIT of €374 million. It currently has business activities in 80 nations round the world and employs more than 24,000 individuals.
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