Austrian gaming operator and supplier Novomatic AG saw revenues from its global operations rise to a record €2.3 billion, an all-time high for the 36-year-old company and a 10 percent jump from the previous year. The supplier also reported that its workforce has risen to more than 23,500 globally.

According to the company’s annual financial report, published on the ÖKB (Österreichische Kontrollbank) website, the Novomatic AG Group’s increase was achieved in the area of gaming machine revenues, which rose by €126.7 million to €1,028.9 million. Group EBITDA came to €588.5 million (2015: €616.7 million).

The number of employees in the Novomatic Group grew by 18.1 percent last year, to a total of 23,849. The growth dynamics of the Novomatic AG Group is also demonstrated by the fact that the number of fully consolidated companies in the financial year 2016 increased to 217 (2015: 188).

Author: GGB Staff

Staff writers for Global Gaming Business magazine, Las Vegas, Nevada.