IRVING, Texas, May 7, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- CEC Entertainment, Inc. ("CEC" or the "Company"), a nationally recognized leader in family entertainment and dining, today announced that it will release financial results for the first quarter 2019 at 6:00 a.m. Central Time on Tuesday, May 14, 2019.
Hosting the conference call and webcast will be Tom Leverton, Chief Executive Officer, and Jim Howell, Chief Financial Officer, beginning at 7:00 a.m. Central Time that same day.
The conference call can be accessed by dialing 201-689-8263, the conference code 13690637. A replay will be available from 10:00 a.m. Central Time on May 14, 2019 through 10:59 p.m. Central Time on May 28, 2019 and can be accessed by dialing 412-317-6671, the conference code 13690637. Investors and interested parties may also listen to a live and archived webcast of the conference call by visiting www.chuckecheese.com under the link "Investor Relations".
On April 8, 2019 CEC and Leo Holdings, Corporation (LHC) ("Leo"), a publicly traded special purpose acquisition company, announced that Leo and Queso Holdings, Inc. ("Queso"), the parent company of CEC, together with Queso's controlling stockholder, an entity owned by funds managed by affiliates of Apollo Global Management, LLC (APO) (together with its consolidated subsidiaries, "Apollo"), have entered into a definitive business combination agreement.
The Boards of Directors of both Leo and Queso have unanimously approved the proposed transaction. Completion of the transaction is subject to Leo shareholder approval and other customary closing conditions. The parties expect that the transaction will close in the second quarter or third quarter of 2019.
About the Company
CEC Entertainment, Inc. is the nationally recognized leader in family dining and entertainment with both its Chuck E. Cheese and Peter Piper Pizza venues. As America's #1 place for birthdays and the place Where A Kid Can Be A Kid®, Chuck E. Cheese's goal is to create positive, lifelong memories for families through fun, play and delicious handmade pizza. With the first-of-its-kind gaming experience, All You Can Play, kids have access to play every game at Chuck E. Cheese, as many times as they want on any day, without any restrictions. Committed to providing a fun, safe environment, Chuck E. Cheese helps protect families through industry-leading programs such as Kid Check®. As a strong advocate for its local communities, Chuck E. Cheese has donated more than $16 million to schools through its fundraising programs and supports its new national charity partner, Boys and Girls Clubs of America. Peter Piper Pizza features dining, entertainment and carryout with a neighborhood pizzeria feel and "pizza made fresh, families made happy" culture. Peter Piper Pizza takes pride in delivering quality food and fun that reconnects family and friends. With a bold design and contemporary layout, an open kitchen revealing much of their handcrafted food preparation, the latest technology and games, and beer and wine for adults, Peter Piper Pizza restaurants appeal to parents and kids alike. As of March 31, 2019, the Company and its franchisees operated a system of 606 Chuck E. Cheese's and 142 Peter Piper Pizza venues, with locations in 47 states and 14 foreign countries and territories. For more information, visit chuckecheese.com and peterpiperpizza.com.
For CEC Entertainment, Inc.
Chief Financial Officer
CEC Entertainment, Inc.
Raphael Gross, ICR
Liz DiTrapano, ICR