nspired says it has been approached by several interested parties since announcing last week that it would get rid of the pubs division.
The AIM-listed firm is currently valued around us$ 98.9 million, with shares closing at 68p on Wednesday, May 28. If the loss-making pubs division is excluded, overall company earnings come to us$ 52.8 million in 2007 on sales of us$ 187.7 million.
Inspired manages over 82,000 gaming machines in the UK and more than 15,000 overseas. The company wants to raise us$ 79.1 million from shareholders to pay for its withdrawal from pubs and to invest in the remaining divisions.