Key Developments: Aristocrat Leisure Ltd (ALL.AX)

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Aristocrat Leisure Limited authorises final dividend
Monday, 24 Nov 2014 04:43pm EST 

Aristocrat Leisure Limited:Authorises a final dividend in respect of the year ended Sep. 30, 2014 of 8.0 cents per share ($50.4 million).Dividend will be unfranked and is expected to be declared and paid on Dec. 19.To shareholders on the register on Dec. 02.  Full Article

Aristocrat Leisure Limited announces completion of VGT acquisition
Monday, 20 Oct 2014 09:00pm EDT 

Aristocrat Leisure Limited:Says that it has achieved all necessary regulatory and other approvals required with respect to its agreement to acquire North American based gaming machine manufacturer Video Gaming Technologies, Inc.Says as a result, Aristocrat has announced that the acquisition of VGT is completed.Says as previously flagged, VGT will be run as a business unit of Aristocrat, recognising its success and the benefit of maintaining its focus on outstanding Class II products and customer service.  Full Article

Aristocrat Leisure Ltd announces completion of sale of Aristocrat Lotteries Ltd to Playtech Plc
Monday, 29 Sep 2014 08:13pm EDT 

Aristocrat Leisure Ltd:Says completion of sale of the Aristocrat Lotteries business to Playtech Plc as previously announced on Sept. 2.  Full Article

Aristocrat Leisure Ltd prices $1.3 billion term loan B facility
Monday, 29 Sep 2014 08:03pm EDT 

Aristocrat Leisure Ltd:Announces pricing of its $1.3 billion term loan B facility.Term loan B facility will be used to fund acquisition of Video Gaming Technologies Inc. (VGT) and refinance existing debt facilities.Term loan B facility has term of seven years, coupon of Libor + 3.75 pct. (with Libor floor of 1.0 pct.) and is covenant-lite.Facility will be secured and guaranteed by the company and certain members of the Group, subject to agreed exceptions and provision of agreed third party consents, including gaming authorities.Facility is repayable at the company's option at par, with 1 pct. penalty if facility is refinanced with lower priced debt during the first year.UBS, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Nomura and Citi acted joint lead arrangers and joint bookrunners.  Full Article

Aristocrat Leisure Ltd announces sale of Lotteries business in line with strategy
Monday, 1 Sep 2014 08:00pm EDT 

Aristocrat Leisure Ltd:Says that it has entered into an agreement with Playtech Plc for the sale of the Aristocrat Lotteries business for total consideration of 10.5 million euros in cash.  Full Article

Aristocrat Leisure Ltd announces issue of ordinary shares
Sunday, 13 Jul 2014 07:45pm EDT 

Aristocrat Leisure Ltd:Announces issue of 71,292,776 fully paid ordinary shares.Shares issued at a price of A$5.26 per placement share.Shares issued pursuant to an institutional placement announced to the market on July 7, 2014.Proceeds of the institutional placement will be used to partially fund the acquisition of Video Gaming Technologies, Inc.  Full Article

Aristocrat Leisure Ltd announces completion of A$375 mln placement
Monday, 7 Jul 2014 07:04pm EDT 

Aristocrat Leisure Ltd:Says completion of fully underwritten placement to qualified and sophisticated institutional investors to raise about A$375 mln, as announced on July 7.Placement was oversubscribed at a price of A$5.26 per new share.Total of about 71.29 mln new shares will be issued under placement, and these will rank equally with existing ordinary shares.Proceeds from placement will be used to partly fund acquisition of Video Gaming Technologies, Inc. (VGT) as announced on July 7, assuming regulatory approvals are obtained and transaction completes.In interim period, proceeds will be used to reduce existing debt facilities.  Full Article

Aristocrat Leisure Ltd launches A$375 mln underwritten placement and A$60 mln Ainsworth offer and share purchase plan
Sunday, 6 Jul 2014 07:25pm EDT 

Aristocrat Leisure Ltd:Says that it undertake fully underwritten placement to qualified and sophisticated institutional investors to raise about A$375 mln (placement), placement to Ainsworth family shareholders of up to A$30 mln (Ainsworth offer) and share purchase plan (SPP) (together capital raising).Ainsworth offer and SPP will be capped at A$60 mln and are non-underwritten.Proceeds from capital raising will be used to partly fund acquisition, assuming regulatory approvals are obtained and the transaction completes.In interim period, proceeds will be used to repay existing debt.Placement will be offered to qualified and sophisticated institutional investors.Placement price will be determined by way of variable price bookbuild with underwritten floor price of A$5.12 per share (placement price).Settlement of placement is expected on July 11, with allotment expected on July 14.  Full Article

Aristocrat Leisure Ltd enters into agreement to acquire North American based gaming machine provider Video Gaming Technologies Inc
Sunday, 6 Jul 2014 07:19pm EDT 

Aristocrat Leisure Ltd:Enters into agreement to acquire North American based gaming machine provider Video Gaming Technologies, Inc. (VGT) for total consideration of about $1,283 mln in cash.Privately owned VGT is a provider of predominately Class II gaming machines for the leased tribal gaming market in North America.Transaction is expected to complete by end of half of FY 2015.  Full Article

Aristocrat Leisure Limited announces acquisition of Paltronics
Thursday, 3 Jul 2014 03:08pm EDT 

Aristocrat Leisure Limited:Announced the acquisition of all material assets of Paltronics Inc. (Paltronics), including IP relating to product.Paltronics is a supplier of complimentary gaming products and systems based in Crystal Lake, Illinois.  Full Article

Australia's Aristocrat Leisure to buy U.S. slot machine maker VGT for $1.28 billion

SYDNEY - Australian gaming machine maker Aristocrat Leisure Ltd has agreed to buy privately owned U.S. peer Video Gaming Technologies (VGT) for $1.28 billion in a deal that will help Aristocrat grow in the United States.

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