CAME Holding GmbH – a member of the Czech SAZKA Group – entered into binding agreements on the acquisition of shares of UNIQA Beteiligungs-Holding GmbH and LEIPNIK-LUNDENBURGER INVEST Beteiligungs AG in Medial Beteiligungs-GmbH and therefore will increase its indirect stake in Casinos Austria AG. The corresponding agreements were signed today.
„With the acquisition of further shares in Casinos Austria AG, we are delighted to successfully expand our presence in the Austrian gaming market," says Štěpán Dlouhý, Chief Investment Officer at SAZKA Group. Already in September 2015 SAZKA Group took over an indirect share of Casinos Austria AG of 11.34% with the takeover of CAME Holding GmbH which holds 29.63% in Medial Beteiligungs-GmbH. "We are long-term strategic investors focused on bringing innovations to large European gaming companies. Investment into Casinos Austria AG fits our strategy perfectly. Together with other shareholders, we would like to contribute to further business growth of Casinos Austria in a sustainable way," continued Dlouhý.
The transaction is subject to Austrian antimonopoly and international gaming approvals and will be completed as soon as such approvals are obtained.