British gaming machine manufacturer Astra Games Limited, a subsidiary of Austrian Gaming Industries (AGI) and part of Novomatic Group, has completed the acquisition of certain assets of Danoptra Gaming Group.

Leeds-based Danoptra owns Bell-Fruit Games, Gamestec Leisure, Mazooma Interactive Games and RLMS Sales and has now sold these subsidiaries to Astra Games after receiving clearance earlier this month from the UK’s Office of Fair Trading.

Astra Games stated that this transaction will see it create the Astra UK Gaming Group subsidiary that, according to 2011 figures, could have total turnover approaching £80 million.

Bridgend-based Astra Games declared that its new subsidiary will employ a total workforce of 1,042