AUSTIN, Texas — (BUSINESS WIRE) — December 3, 2014 — Multimedia Games Holding Company, Inc. (Nasdaq: MGAM) (“Multimedia Games”) announced today that at a special meeting of shareholders held earlier today, Multimedia Games shareholders approved the previously announced Agreement and Plan of Merger, dated September 8, 2014, (the “Merger Agreement’) by and among Multimedia Games, Global Cash Access Holdings, Inc., a Delaware corporation (NYSE: GCA) (“GCA”), and Movie Merger Sub, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of GCA (“Merger Sub”), providing for the merger of Merger Sub with and into Multimedia Games, with Multimedia Games becoming a wholly owned subsidiary of GCA upon consummation of the merger.
More than 99% of the votes represented and cast at the meeting, or approximately 87% of the total outstanding shares of common stock eligible to vote as of the October 21, 2014 record date, were voted in favor of the adoption of the merger agreement. Shareholders also approved the non-binding advisory proposal regarding merger-related named executive officer compensation with a vote of approximately 90% of the votes represented and cast at the meeting.
Upon the closing of the transaction, Multimedia Games shareholders (other than Multimedia Games shareholders who have properly exercised rights of appraisal) will be entitled to receive $36.50 in cash, without interest, for each share of Multimedia Games common stock owned at the time of the transaction’s closing.
The merger, which is expected to be completed later this month, is still subject to obtaining certain required regulatory approvals and certain other customary closing conditions.
About Multimedia Games Holding Company, Inc.
Through its wholly owned subsidiary, Multimedia Games, Inc., Multimedia Games Holding Company, Inc. (“Multimedia Games”) develops and distributes gaming technology. The company is a creator and supplier of comprehensive systems, content and electronic gaming units for Native American and commercial casinos. Revenue is derived from gaming units in operation on revenue-sharing arrangements as well as from the sale of gaming units and systems that feature proprietary game content and game themes licensed from others. Multimedia Games also supplies the central determinant system for the video lottery terminals (“VLTs”) installed at racetracks in the State of New York. The company is focused on pursuing market expansion and new product development for commercial and tribal casinos and VLT markets. Please visit www.multimediagames.com, twitter.com/MultimediaGames or facebook.com/MultimediaGames, where Multimedia Games discloses important information about the company, its sales, and its business.
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Multimedia Games Holding Company, Inc.
Adam Chibib, 512-334-7500
Chief Financial Officer