Ainsworth buys US games developer

Poker machine and gaming manufacturer Ainsworth Game Technology has bought US-games developer MTD Gaming Inc for an initial consideration of US$13 million. The Sydney company will pay an additional US$13 million to MTD’s private owners on the delivery of financial targets and contract renewals. Ainsworth, founded by Len Ainsworth who started the world’s second-largest gaming…

Issartel – HIFraser aims to build submarine industrial capability

An ambitious international/Australian partnership is seeking to build Australian sovereign industrial capabilities in three key areas of technology to be installed on Australia’s future Attack class submarines. Issartel – HIFraser is calling for manufacturers skilled in high precision machining, boiler making, welding, surface and heat treatment services. The company is a combination of Sydney-based H.I.…

New infection frontier as COVID-19 wreaks havoc upon business

By Forum member Darren James, Partner, Commercial Disputes, Mills Oakley Many people have already been severely affected by the public health emergency caused by the novel corona virus (officially designated as COVID-19),. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the families of the 3,400 people who are reported to have died following COVID-19 infection. Quarantine…