Like Cineplex Entertainment LP

announced 12/18/2019 via BNC Analysis

Cineworld Group plc, will acquire Cineplex Entertainment LP

synopsis: Cineworld, the world’s second largest cinema chain, is to acquire Cineplex Inc., a Canadian entertainment company headquartered in Toronto, Ontario. Through its operating subsidiary Cineplex Entertainment LP, Cineplex operates 165 theatres across Canada.
buyer: Cineworld Group plc (LSE:CINE:$1,160.33)
Cineworld is the world’s second largest cinema chain, with 9,518 screens across 790 sites in 10 countries: the UK, the US, Ireland, Poland, Romania, Israel, Hungary, Czechia, Bulgaria and Slovakia. The group’s primary brands are Regal, Cineworld and Picturehouse, Cinema City and Yes Planet. "
target: Cineplex Entertainment LP (CGX:$1,228.83)
Cineplex Inc. is a Canadian entertainment company headquartered in Toronto, Ontario. Through its operating subsidiary Cineplex Entertainment LP, Cineplex operates 165 theatres across Canada.
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announced 9/1/2020 via BNC Analysis

UP Invest OÜ, will acquire Forum Cinemas OÜ

synopsis: Investment company UP Invest will be acquiring the Forum Cinemas movie businesses in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. Forum Cinemas OU is the Baltic region’s largest movie theater operator, operating the Coca-Cola Plaza in Tallinn, Ekraan in Tartu and Centrum in Viljandi. Forum Cinemas has a single theater in Latvia and five in Lithuania.
buyer: UP Invest OÜ
UP Invest OÜ is an investment company focusing on investments in healthcare, consumer brands, real estate, and cleantech venture capital. UP Invest OÜ was founded in 2012 and is based in Estonia. "
target parent: Dalian Wanda Group Co., Ltd.
target: Forum Cinemas OÜ
Forum Cinemas OU is the Baltic region’s largest movie theater operator, operating the Coca-Cola Plaza in Tallinn, Ekraan in Tartu and Centrum in Viljandi. Forum Cinemas has a single theater in Latvia and five in Lithuania.
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closed 7/29/2020 via BNC Analysis

Mason Asset Management, Namdar Realty Group, acquired Goodrich Quality Theaters, Inc.

synopsis: A partnership of Mason Asset Management and Namdar Realty Group has acquired the majority of the assets of Goodrich Quality Theaters Inc., which filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. The buyers are both based in Great Neck, N.Y. and are doing business under Goodrich Theater Newco LLC.
buyer: Mason Asset Management
buyer: Namdar Realty Group
Mason Asset Management is a Long Island-based real estate investment and advisory company. Namdar Realty Group is a privately held, commercial real estate investment firm. "
target: Goodrich Quality Theaters, Inc.
Goodrich Quality Theaters is a chain of movie theaters, headquartered in Grand Rapids, MI. The majority of GQT's locations are in Michigan, but other locations can be found in Florida, Illinois, Indiana, and Missouri. The company filed for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy protection in February 2020.
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closed 12/4/2019 via BusinessWire

Reading International, Inc., acquired State Cinema

synopsis: Reading International, a leading entertainment and real estate company, acquired the iconic State Cinema in Hobart, Tasmania. The State Cinema has been a vibrant part of the cultural life of North Hobart for over 100 years. Today, the State Cinema features ten screens, a rooftop cinema and bar, a large café and an independent bookstore.
buyer: Reading International, Inc. (RDI:$283.09)
Reading International is a publicly listed company in the United States, which is in the business of owning and operating cinemas and developing, owning and operating real estate assets. "
target: State Cinema
The State Cinema has been a vibrant part of the cultural life of North Hobart, Tasmania for over 100 years. Today, the State Cinema features ten screens, a rooftop cinema and bar, a large café and an independent bookstore.
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announced 9/3/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Kinepolis Group, will acquire MJR Digital Cinemas

synopsis: Kinepolis, a Belgian cinema chain, has reached an agreement to acquire American movie theater chain MJR Digital Cinemas. MJR Digital Cinemas, headquartered in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, operates 10 movie theater complexes with a total of 164 screens and a seating capacity of over 20,000, all located in Michigan.
buyer: Kinepolis Group (ENXTBR:KIN:$539.67)
Kinepolis is a pioneer in innovative cinema. Kinepolis Group NV has 48 cinemas spread across Benelux, France, Spain, Switzerland and Poland. In addition to its cinema activity, the Group is also active in film distribution, event organization, screen advertising and real estate management. "
target: MJR Digital Cinemas
MJR Digital Cinemas, headquartered in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, operates 10 movie theater complexes with a total of 164 screens and a seating capacity of over 20,000, all located in Michigan. All movie theaters are multi- and megaplexes with a capacity varying from 10 to 20 screens.
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$152
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$81
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$18
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closed 7/26/2019 via PR Newswire

Cinepolis, acquired Moviehouse & Eatery

synopsis: Cinépolis, the 2nd largest cinema operator in the world, has acquired Moviehouse & Eatery, an upscale dine-in movie theatre circuit in Texas. Moviehouse & Eatery has 5 theatres and 47 screens in the Austin and Dallas metropolitan areas. They offer scratch-made food and plush recliner seating, as well as full bar and dine-in services.
buyer: Cinepolis
Cinépolis is a Mexican chain of movie theaters. Cinépolis is the largest chain in Latin America and the second largest in the world, with over 738 cinema complexes and 5,941 screens. Cinépolis entertains over 338 million moviegoers annually in 17 countries worldwide. "
target: Moviehouse & Eatery
Moviehouse & Eatery is an upscale dine-in movie theatre circuit in Texas. Moviehouse & Eatery has 5 theatres and 47 screens in the Austin and Dallas metropolitan areas. They offer scratch-made food and plush recliner seating, as well as full bar and dine-in service using call button technology.
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closed 5/29/2019 via BNC Analysis

AMC Entertainment, acquired Cinetopia LLC

synopsis: AMC, an innovator in the theatrical exhibition industry, has acquired rival theater company Cinetopia. Cinetopia is a luxury movie theater chain that offer full menus that allow visitors to enjoy shows with meals that are delivered right to their seats.
buyer parent: Dalian Wanda Group Co., Ltd.
buyer: AMC Entertainment (AMC:$5,277.60)
AMC is the guest experience leader with 387 locations and 5,426 screens located primarily in the United States. AMC has propelled innovation in the theatrical exhibition industry and continues today by delivering more comfort, enhanced food & beverage, greater engagement and targeted programming. "
target: Cinetopia LLC
Cinetopia is a luxury movie theater chain. Many of their living room style theaters offer full menus that allow visitors to enjoy the show with fresh, hand-crafted menu items. By reserving seats, visitors can order food that will be delivered straight to their seats during the movie.
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announced 12/19/2018 via Company Press Release

Kinepolis Group, will purchase Two Spanish Cinemas from El Punt Cinema Group

synopsis: Kinepolis Group, an owner and operator of cinemas in Europe, will acquire Full Cinemas and El Punt Ribera from the El Punt Cinema Group, a family owned company that owns and operates cinemas in Spain. Full Cinemas is a cinema located in Barcelona and El Punt Ribera is a cinema located in Valencia.
buyer: Kinepolis Group (ENXTBR:KIN:$539.67)
Kinepolis is a pioneer in innovative cinema. Kinepolis Group NV has 48 cinemas spread across Benelux, France, Spain, Switzerland and Poland. In addition to its cinema activity, the Group is also active in film distribution, event organization, screen advertising and real estate management. "
seller: El Punt Cinema Group
Full Cinemas is a megaplex in Barcelona with 28 screens and a total of 2,687 seats. El Punt Ribera is a cinema in Valencia with 10 screens and 2,528 seats. Both cinemas belong to the El Punt Cinema Group. The El Punt Cinema Group is a family owned company that owns and operates cinemas in Spain.
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announced 12/19/2018 via BNC Analysis

Blake Smith, will acquire Starlite Drive-In

synopsis: Blake Smith, a motion picture industry veteran and entrepreneur, will acquire the Starlite Drive-In, a drive-in movie theater in Wichita, Kansas. The Starlite Drive-In offers a family friendly experience and shows double and triple features on weekends. Starlite has two screens and a capacity for 1,300 cars.
buyer: Blake Smith
Blake Smith is a motion picture industry veteran and entrepreneur. Blake Smith is a co-owner of the Admiral Twin Drive-In in Tulsa, Oklahoma. "
target: Starlite Drive-In
Founded in 1953, the Starlite Drive-In is a drive-in movie theater in Wichita, Kansas. The drive-in movie theater has two screens and a capacity for 1,300 cars. The Starlite Drive-In offers a family friendly experience and shows double and triple features on weekends.
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closed 12/8/2018 via BNC Analysis

Cohen Media Group, acquired Landmark Theatres

synopsis: Cohen Media Group, a Academy Award-winning independent theatrical distribution and production company has acquired Landmark Theatres. Landmark Theatres consistently provides customers diverse and entertaining film products in a sophisticated adult-oriented atmosphere. They showcase a variety of films ranging from independent to 3-D and smart films.
buyer: Cohen Media Group
Cohen Media Group (CMG) is a Academy Award-winning independent theatrical distribution and production company, releasing the world's best in contemporary and classic cinema. Cohen Media Group also restores classic films under the label, CohenFilm Collection. "
target parent: 2929 Entertainment
target: Landmark Theatres
Landmark Theatres is a recognized leader in the industry for providing its customers consistently diverse and entertaining film products in a sophisticated adult-oriented atmosphere. Their theatres showcase a wide variety of films ranging from independent and foreign film to 3-D movies.
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closed 2/1/2019 via BusinessWire

Marcus Theatres, acquired Movie Tavern, Inc.

synopsis: Marcus Theatres, a division of The Marcus Corporation, announced it has acquired Movie Tavern from Southern Theatres, LLC, a portfolio company of Veronis Suhler Stevenson. Movie Tavern is the largest in-cinema dining experience operating in the United States, with 208 all-digital screens at 22 locations in nine states.
buyer parent: Marcus Corporation
buyer: Marcus Theatres
Marcus Theatres, a division of The Marcus Corporation, is the fourth largest theatre circuit in the United States and currently owns or operates 890 screens at 68 locations in Wisconsin, Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota and Ohio. "
target parent: Veronis Suhler Stevenson
target: Movie Tavern, Inc.
Dallas-based Movie Tavern is the largest in-cinema dining experience operating in the United States, with 208 all-digital screens at 22 locations in nine states. They offer a premium movie-going experience that caters to adults but is family friendly.
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closed 9/27/2018 via Company Press Release

UEC Theatres, purchased Two Movie Theatres from Chakeres Theatres, Inc.

synopsis: United Entertainment Corp. (UEC Theatres), a Top 30 theatre chain in the U.S., acquires two movie theatres from Chakeres Theatres, Inc., the oldest independent operator of movie theatres in Ohio. The acquired movie theatres are Cinema 10, a movie theatre located in Springfield Ohio; and Celina Cinema 5, a movie theatre located in Celina, Ohio.
buyer: UEC Theatres
Founded in 1991, United Entertainment Corp. (UEC Theatres) owns and operates a chain of movie theatres and video stores throughout the United States. UEC Theatres is a Top 30 theatre circuit in the United States with 165 screens at 19 complexes. "
seller: Chakeres Theatres, Inc.
Cinema 10 is a movie theatre located in Springfield Ohio. Celina Cinema 5 is a movie theatre located in Celina, Ohio. Both movie theatres belong to Chakeres Theatres, Inc., the oldest independent operator of movie theatres in Ohio.
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announced 8/12/2018 via BNC Analysis

PVR Limited, will acquire SPI Cinemas

synopsis: PVR Ltd., the largest and the most premium film exhibition company in India, will be buying SPI Cinemas, south India’s largest cinema chain and owner of the iconic Sathyam Cinemas in Chennai.
buyer: PVR Limited (NSEI:PVR:$342.04)
PVR Ltd. is the largest and the most premium film exhibition company in India. Since its inception in 1997, the brand has redefined the cinema industry and the way people watch movies in the country. Currently PVR operates a cinema circuit of 634 Screens 136 Properties 53 Cities. "
target parent: SS Theatres LLP
target: SPI Cinemas
SPI Cinemas is South India's largest cinema chain and owner of the iconic Sathyam Cinemas in Chennai. They are also responsible for Escape, Palazzo, Le Reve, The Cinema, S2 Cinemas, and Kripa Cinemas. They focus on providing a paramount movie-viewing experience by exhibiting movies in unique ways.
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$92*
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$45
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2.9x
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announced 7/27/2018 via Company Press Release

New Vision Theatres, will acquire Leitersburg Cinemas

synopsis: New Vision Theatres, a movie theatre chain located in nine states, will be acquiring Leitersburg Cinemas, a ten-screen movie theatre in Leitersburg, Maryland. As part of the proposed deal, the new company will also assume ownership and operations of Waynesboro Theatre, a 1-screen movie theatre located in downtown Waynesboro, Pennsylvania.
buyer parent: The Beekman Group, LLC
buyer: New Vision Theatres
New Vision Theatres is a movie theatre chain located in nine states. They strive to be innovative, flexible, friendly, and accomodating to give total satisfaction to consumers every time they visit a New Vision Theatre. Most theatres have 12 or more screens, with expanded food and beverage options. "
target parent: HighRock Group
target: Leitersburg Cinemas
Leitersburg Cinemas is responsible for a ten screen movie theatre in Leitersburg, Maryland. With renovating the theater, they provided better visuals and sounds for local moviegoers at affordable prices. Renovations included modern seating, digital projectors, and interior changes.
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announced 7/21/2018 via BNC Analysis

Carnival Group, will acquire Novo Cinemas

synopsis: Carnival Group, an Indian business conglomerate with operations in India, Singapore, and the United Arab Emirates, has entered a definitive agreement with Elan Group to acquire its stake in Novo Cinemas, one of the largest and most innovative cinema chains in the Middle East.
buyer: Carnival Group
Based in India, Carnival Group is a multinational business entity with diversified interests in trading, hospitality, entertainment, movie production and event management. With expansion plans, Carnival Group is set on transforming the hospitality and entertainment sector. "
target parent: Elan Group
target: Novo Cinemas
Headquartered in UAE, Novo Cinemas is home to an innovative entertainment experience. They are one of the largest cinema chains in the Middle East by pushing boundaries and striving for the new. As the regional leader in cinema innovation, they showcase the latest viewing technology.
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closed 7/6/2018 via BNC Analysis

Multikino SA, acquired Cinema 3D S.A.

synopsis: Multikino, the second largest multiplex chain in Poland, has acquired Cinema 3D. Cinema 3D consists of 11 multiplexes with 49 screens that are located in retail and leisure developments all over Poland. Their cinemas are equipped with modern technology and can offer films in 3D.
buyer parent: OMERS Private Equity
buyer: Multikino SA
Founded in 1998, Multikino is the second largest multiplex chain in Poland. Multikino has 32 multiplexes with 263 screens in Poland. Multikino offers movies in a wide variety of genres, including action, animated, sport, comedy, drama, musical, and more. "
target: Cinema 3D S.A.
Founded in 2010, Cinema 3D is a multiplex cinema network in Poland. Cinema 3D consists of 11 multiplexes with 49 screens that are located in retail and leisure developments all over Poland. Their cinemas are equipped with modern technology and can offer films in 3D.
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closed 6/27/2018 via Company Press Release

Vue Cinemas, acquired Showtime Cinemas Limited

synopsis: Vue Entertainment, one of the UK’s leading cinema developers and operators of multiplex cinemas in the UK, has acquired Showtime Cinemas, an owner and operator of two cinemas in Ireland. Showtime Cinemas offers the latest in technology, innovation and comfort, including rocker seats, online booking, wall to wall screens and Dolby Digital 7.1 Sound.
buyer parent: OMERS Private Equity
buyer: Vue Cinemas
Vue Entertainment is one of the UK’s leading cinema developers and operators of multiplex cinemas in the UK. Vue's UK & Ireland circuit operates 80 cinemas with 755 screens, serving over 37 million customers. Vue also operates 116 further cinemas across Portugal, Taiwan, Germany and Denmark. "
target: Showtime Cinemas Limited
Showtime Cinemas owns and operates two cinemas in Ireland. Showtime Cinemas offers the latest in technology, innovation and comfort, including ticket at any point, rocker seats, online booking, wall to wall screens and Dolby Digital 7.1 Sound.
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closed 6/1/2018 via BNC Analysis

Rimbunan Hijau (PNG) Group, acquired Paradise Cinemas (PNG) Ltd

synopsis: The popular Paradise Cinema chain has been bought by Vision City Investment Limited (VCIL), a subsidiary of the RH Group. Paradise Cinema is Papua New Guinea’s first multiplex cinema. The cinema complex features stunning interiors and state-of-theart audio & visual technology.
buyer parent: Rimbunan Hijau Group
buyer: Rimbunan Hijau (PNG) Group
The Rimbunan Hijau (PNG) Group - also known simply as RH - has been operating in Papua New Guinea for more than two decades. It is a group of companies based in Papua New Guinea with interests in forestry, timber processing, palm oil, media, retail and property development. "
target parent: CPL Group
target: Paradise Cinemas (PNG) Ltd
Paradise Cinema is Papua New Guinea’s first multiplex cinema. The cinema complex features stunning interiors and state-of-theart audio & visual technology. As well as a standard cinema experience, Paradise has also introduced a popular premium-level cinema, with reclining seats & a licensed lounge.
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closed 5/23/2018 via BNC Analysis

Mukta A2 Cinemas, purchased Vile Parle SunCity Multiplex from SunCity Cinema

synopsis: Mukta A2 Cinemas, a reputed chain of cinemas for providing patrons with the best onscreen entertainment since it was established, has acquired the two-screen SunCity Multiplex at Vile Parle in Mumbai, India.
buyer parent: Mukta Arts Ltd
buyer: Mukta A2 Cinemas
Based in India, Mukta A2 Cinemas is a cinema chain that offers state of the art technology in picture and sound with DOLBY ATMOS sound system, 2K Digital Picture Quality, 3D Movie screening capabilities with various snacks and beverages. "
seller: SunCity Cinema
Based in India, SunCity Cinemas is an entertainment destination for people from all walks of life, across a wide age group and user profiles. SunCity Multiplex at Vile Parle, Mumbai has a 600 seating capacity and is located in one of the prime areas of the city.
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announced 5/17/2018 via BNC Analysis

R/C Theatres, will purchase Movie Theater in TownMall of Westminster from Regal Entertainment Group

synopsis: R/C Theatres, an owner and operator of movie theaters in the United States, will acquire the movie theater in TownMall of Westminster from Regal Entertainment Group, an American movie theater chain. The movie theater belongs to Regal Entertainment Group's Regal Cinemas brand.
buyer: R/C Theatres
R/C Theatres owns and operates movie theaters in the United States. The company manages movie theaters in Maryland, North Carolina, Virginia, and Pennsylvania. R/C Theatres strives to create a complete entertainment diversion for their guests. "
seller parent: Cineworld Group plc
seller: Regal Entertainment Group (NYSE:RGC:$3,114.00)
The movie theater in TownMall of Westminster is a movie theater that belongs to the Regal Entertainment Group's Regal Cinemas brand. Regal Entertainment Group is one of the leading and most geographically diverse theatre circuits in the United States.
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announced 12/18/2019 via BNC Analysis

Cineworld Group plc, will acquire Cineplex Entertainment LP

synopsis: Cineworld, the world’s second largest cinema chain, is to acquire Cineplex Inc., a Canadian entertainment company headquartered in Toronto, Ontario. Through its operating subsidiary Cineplex Entertainment LP, Cineplex operates 165 theatres across Canada.
buyer: Cineworld Group plc (LSE:CINE:$1,160.33)
Cineworld is the world’s second largest cinema chain, with 9,518 screens across 790 sites in 10 countries: the UK, the US, Ireland, Poland, Romania, Israel, Hungary, Czechia, Bulgaria and Slovakia. The group’s primary brands are Regal, Cineworld and Picturehouse, Cinema City and Yes Planet. "
target: Cineplex Entertainment LP (CGX:$1,228.83)
Cineplex Inc. is a Canadian entertainment company headquartered in Toronto, Ontario. Through its operating subsidiary Cineplex Entertainment LP, Cineplex operates 165 theatres across Canada.
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closed 9/13/2018 via Company Press Release

Cineplex Entertainment LP, acquired VRStudios

synopsis: Cineplex Inc., the largest motion picture exhibitor in Canada and owns, leases or has a joint-venture interest in 162 theatres, has acquired a majority stake in VRstudios Inc., a pioneer and leader in delivering turn-key large-scale, multiplayer, freeroaming commercial VR attraction systems for the location based entertainment industry.
buyer: Cineplex Entertainment LP (CGX:$1,228.83)
Cineplex Inc. is the largest motion picture exhibitor in Canada and owns, leases or has a joint-venture interest in 162 theatres approximately 70 million guests annually. Cineplex operates theatres and is the largest exhibitor of digital, 3D and IMAX projection technologies. "
target: VRStudios
VRstudios is a pioneer and leader in delivering turn-key large-scale, multiplayer, freeroaming commercial VR attraction systems for the location based entertainment industry. VRstudios is a one-stop-shop that makes it easy for owners and operators to offer innovative virtual reality attractions.
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on offer 7/17/2013 via

Cineplex Entertainment LP, offer to acquire EK3 Technologies Inc.

synopsis: Cineplex Inc. announced its offer to purchase EK3 Technologies Inc. EK3 designs, installs, manages and consults on some of the largest digital merchandising networks in North America, with networks viewed by more than 1.8 billion shoppers annually.
buyer: Cineplex Entertainment LP (CGX:$1,228.83)
Cineplex Inc. is the largest motion picture exhibitor in Canada and owns, leases or has a joint-venture interest in 130 theatres with 1,359 screens serving approximately 70 million guests annually. "
target: EK3 Technologies Inc.
EK3 is a full-service In-Store Digital Merchandising provider operating internationally. EK3 specializes in SaaS-based solutions, deployment and technical services, strategic planning, content creation and media sales.
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$37
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$26
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$4
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announced 6/27/2013 via PR Newswire

Cineplex Entertainment LP, will purchase 26 Theatres from Empire Theatres Limited

synopsis: Empire Company Limited has announced that Empire Theatres has reached a definitive agreement with Cineplex Inc. for the sale of 24 theatres and 170 screens in Atlantic Canada and 2 theatres with 48 screens in Ontario. Empire Theatres Limited is a Canada-wide movie exhibition company with theatres all across Canada.
buyer: Cineplex Entertainment LP (CGX:$1,228.83)
Cineplex Inc. is the largest motion picture exhibitor in Canada and owns, leases or has a joint-venture interest in 130 theatres with 1,359 screens serving approximately 70 million guests annually. "
seller parent: Empire Company Limited
seller: Empire Theatres Limited
24 of the 26 Empires theatres with 170 screens are located in Atlantic Canada. The other 2 theatres with 48 screens are located in Ontario. Empire Theatres Limited is a Canada-wide movie exhibition company.
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announced 6/22/2012 via BNC Analysis

Cineplex Entertainment LP, will purchase Four AMC Theatres in Canada from AMC Entertainment

synopsis: Cineplex Inc. announced it has agreed to purchase four theatres from Kansas City, MO based AMC Entertainment Inc. As part of the acquisition, Cineplex will acquire AMC Ventures Inc., an indirect subsidiary of AMC Entertainment Inc., which includes the four theatres in addition to the associated tax attributes.
buyer: Cineplex Entertainment LP (CGX:$1,228.83)
Cineplex Inc. is the largest motion picture exhibitor in Canada and owns, leases or has a joint-venture interest in 130 theatres with 1,359 screens serving approximately 70 million guests annually. "
seller: AMC Entertainment (AMC:$5,277.60)
AMC Ventures Inc., an indirect subsidiary of AMC Entertainment Inc. includes the four theatres AMC Courtney Park in Mississauga, ON, AMC Yonge & Dundas in Toronto, ON, AMC Winston Churchill in Oakville, ON, and AMC Forum in Montreal, QC.
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closed 7/2/2010 via Capital IQ

Cineplex Entertainment LP, acquired DDC Group International Inc

synopsis: Cineplex Entertainment LP has acquired DDC Group International Inc. and its subsidiaries. DDC is a Waterloo-based digital signage company that designs, installs, maintains and operates digital signage networks on numerous software platforms in retail, financial, hospitality and entertainment markets across North America.
buyer: Cineplex Entertainment LP (CGX:$1,228.83)
As the largest motion picture exhibitor in Canada, Cineplex Entertainment LP owns, leases or has a joint-venture interest in 130 theatres with 1,347 screens serving approximately 70 million guests annually. "
target: DDC Group International Inc
Headquartered in Waterloo, ON, DDC specializes in digital signage services from initial consultation and system design, through to ongoing content production and network operations.
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announced 12/18/2019 via BNC Analysis

Cineworld Group plc, will acquire Cineplex Entertainment LP

synopsis: Cineworld, the world’s second largest cinema chain, is to acquire Cineplex Inc., a Canadian entertainment company headquartered in Toronto, Ontario. Through its operating subsidiary Cineplex Entertainment LP, Cineplex operates 165 theatres across Canada.
buyer: Cineworld Group plc (LSE:CINE:$1,160.33)
Cineworld is the world’s second largest cinema chain, with 9,518 screens across 790 sites in 10 countries: the UK, the US, Ireland, Poland, Romania, Israel, Hungary, Czechia, Bulgaria and Slovakia. The group’s primary brands are Regal, Cineworld and Picturehouse, Cinema City and Yes Planet. "
target: Cineplex Entertainment LP (CGX:$1,228.83)
Cineplex Inc. is a Canadian entertainment company headquartered in Toronto, Ontario. Through its operating subsidiary Cineplex Entertainment LP, Cineplex operates 165 theatres across Canada.
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announced 5/17/2018 via BNC Analysis

R/C Theatres, will purchase Movie Theater in TownMall of Westminster from Regal Entertainment Group

synopsis: R/C Theatres, an owner and operator of movie theaters in the United States, will acquire the movie theater in TownMall of Westminster from Regal Entertainment Group, an American movie theater chain. The movie theater belongs to Regal Entertainment Group's Regal Cinemas brand.
buyer: R/C Theatres
R/C Theatres owns and operates movie theaters in the United States. The company manages movie theaters in Maryland, North Carolina, Virginia, and Pennsylvania. R/C Theatres strives to create a complete entertainment diversion for their guests. "
seller parent: Cineworld Group plc
seller: Regal Entertainment Group (NYSE:RGC:$3,114.00)
The movie theater in TownMall of Westminster is a movie theater that belongs to the Regal Entertainment Group's Regal Cinemas brand. Regal Entertainment Group is one of the leading and most geographically diverse theatre circuits in the United States.
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Cineworld Group plc, will acquire Regal Entertainment Group

synopsis: Regal Entertainment Group announced that it has entered into a definitive merger agreement with Cineworld Group PLC, for Cineworld, the U.K.’s largest cinema operator, to acquire Regal. Regal is a leading motion picture exhibitor owning and operating one of the largest theatre circuits in the U.S., consisting of 7,315 screens in 561 theatres.
buyer: Cineworld Group plc (LSE:CINE:$1,160.33)
Cineworld Group plc was founded in 1995 and is one of the leading cinema groups in Europe. Cineworld currently operates 2,217 screens across 232 sites in the UK, Ireland, Poland, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, Bulgaria, Romania and Israel. "
target: Regal Entertainment Group (NYSE:RGC:$3,114.00)
Regal Entertainment Group operates one of the leading and most geographically diverse theatre circuits in the United States, consisting of 7,315 screens in 561 theatres in 43 states along with Guam, Saipan, American Samoa and the District of Columbia.
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$3,643 [$5,908]
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$3,114
EBITDA ($mm)
$601
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9.9x
closed 6/12/2017 via Company Press Release

Cineworld Group plc, purchased Newcastle Cinema from Empire Cinemas Limited

synopsis: Cineworld, one of the leading cinema groups in Europe, announced that they have acquired a cinema in Newcastle from Empire Cinemas. The Newcastle cinema is a 16 screen cinema located at The Gate leisure complex in Newcastle.
buyer: Cineworld Group plc (LSE:CINE:$1,160.33)
Cineworld Group plc was founded in 1995 and is one of the leading cinema groups in Europe. Cineworld is an international cinema chain operating in nine different territories with 226 sites and 2,115 screens. "
seller: Empire Cinemas Limited
The Newcastle cinema is a 16 screen cinema located at The Gate leisure complex in Newcastle. Empire Cinemas is the largest independently-owned cinema chain in the UK operating 186 screens in 18 cinemas across the United Kingdom.
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closed 7/28/2016 via BNC Analysis

Cineworld Group plc, purchased Five Cinemas from Empire Cinemas Limited

synopsis: Cineworld completed a deal with Cinema Holdings Limited, the parent company of Empire Cinema, for the sale of five of Empire’s UK cinema sites. The sale includes the 9-screen Empire Leicester Square location, the 18-screen multiplex in Basildon, the 17-screen Hemel Hempstead site, the 16-screen multiplex in Poole and a 4-screen location in Bromley.
buyer: Cineworld Group plc (LSE:CINE:$1,160.33)
Cineworld is the second largest cinema business in Europe by number of screens. The group has 218 sites and a total of 2,011 fully digital screens. Their portfolio includes four out of the ten highest grossing cinemas in the UK and Ireland. "
seller: Empire Cinemas Limited
The Five Empire Cinemas include the 9-screen Empire Leicester Square location, the 18-screen multiplex in Basildon, the 17-screen Hemel Hempstead site, the 16-screen multiplex in Poole and a 4-screen location in Bromley. Empire Cinemas is the largest independently-owned cinema chain in the UK.
price ($mm)
$123
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
$12
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EV / EBITDA
10.4x
announced 1/10/2014 via BNC Analysis

Cineworld Group plc, will acquire Cinema City International

synopsis: Cineworld Group PLC said it will create the second-largest cinema business in Europe by buying Poland-based Cinema City Holding BV, a company with cinemas across central and eastern Europe as well as Israel.
buyer: Cineworld Group plc (LSE:CINE:$1,160.33)
Cineworld Group plc is one of the leading cinema groups in the UK. The Group currently operates 79 sites, of which 76 are multiplex sites with five screens or more. Their portfolio includes four out of the ten highest grossing cinemas in the UK and Ireland. "
target: Cinema City International
Cinema City International is a multiplex cinema operator in Central & Eastern Europe and in Israel. The company operates 90 multiplexes with 866 screens, in 7 countries (Poland, Czech Republic, Hungary, Romania, Bulgaria, Slovakia and Israel).
price ($mm)[EV]
$917 [$1,100]
rev ($mm)
$601
EBITDA ($mm)
$111
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1.8x
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9.9x
closed 12/6/2012 via Reuters

Cineworld Group plc, acquired Picturehouse

synopsis: British cinema chain Cineworld has bought independent movie theatre operator Picturehouse, giving traditionally mainstream Cineworld access to an arthouse film audience. The transaction will enable Picturehouse - the trading name of City Screen Group - to open in more than 10 new locations.
buyer: Cineworld Group plc (LSE:CINE:$1,160.33)
Cineworld Group plc is one of the leading cinema groups in the UK. The Group currently operates 79 sites, of which 76 are multiplex sites with five screens or more. Their portfolio includes four out of the ten highest grossing cinemas in the UK and Ireland. "
target: Picturehouse
City Screen Limited, doing business as Picturehouse, owns and operates movie theatres in the United Kingdom. The company also provides complementary services, such as advertising before the main feature; film programming/booking of venues and cinemas.
price ($mm)
$76
rev ($mm)
$49
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EV / rev
1.6x
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announced 12/18/2019 via BNC Analysis

Cineworld Group plc, will acquire Cineplex Entertainment LP

synopsis: Cineworld, the world’s second largest cinema chain, is to acquire Cineplex Inc., a Canadian entertainment company headquartered in Toronto, Ontario. Through its operating subsidiary Cineplex Entertainment LP, Cineplex operates 165 theatres across Canada.
buyer: Cineworld Group plc (LSE:CINE:$1,160.33)
Cineworld is the world’s second largest cinema chain, with 9,518 screens across 790 sites in 10 countries: the UK, the US, Ireland, Poland, Romania, Israel, Hungary, Czechia, Bulgaria and Slovakia. The group’s primary brands are Regal, Cineworld and Picturehouse, Cinema City and Yes Planet. "
target: Cineplex Entertainment LP (CGX:$1,228.83)
Cineplex Inc. is a Canadian entertainment company headquartered in Toronto, Ontario. Through its operating subsidiary Cineplex Entertainment LP, Cineplex operates 165 theatres across Canada.
price ($mm)
$1,650
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announced 9/1/2020 via BNC Analysis

UP Invest OÜ, will acquire Forum Cinemas OÜ

synopsis: Investment company UP Invest will be acquiring the Forum Cinemas movie businesses in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. Forum Cinemas OU is the Baltic region’s largest movie theater operator, operating the Coca-Cola Plaza in Tallinn, Ekraan in Tartu and Centrum in Viljandi. Forum Cinemas has a single theater in Latvia and five in Lithuania.
buyer: UP Invest OÜ
UP Invest OÜ is an investment company focusing on investments in healthcare, consumer brands, real estate, and cleantech venture capital. UP Invest OÜ was founded in 2012 and is based in Estonia. "
target parent: Dalian Wanda Group Co., Ltd.
target: Forum Cinemas OÜ
Forum Cinemas OU is the Baltic region’s largest movie theater operator, operating the Coca-Cola Plaza in Tallinn, Ekraan in Tartu and Centrum in Viljandi. Forum Cinemas has a single theater in Latvia and five in Lithuania.
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$77
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closed 7/29/2020 via BNC Analysis

Mason Asset Management, Namdar Realty Group, acquired Goodrich Quality Theaters, Inc.

synopsis: A partnership of Mason Asset Management and Namdar Realty Group has acquired the majority of the assets of Goodrich Quality Theaters Inc., which filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. The buyers are both based in Great Neck, N.Y. and are doing business under Goodrich Theater Newco LLC.
buyer: Mason Asset Management
buyer: Namdar Realty Group
Mason Asset Management is a Long Island-based real estate investment and advisory company. Namdar Realty Group is a privately held, commercial real estate investment firm. "
target: Goodrich Quality Theaters, Inc.
Goodrich Quality Theaters is a chain of movie theaters, headquartered in Grand Rapids, MI. The majority of GQT's locations are in Michigan, but other locations can be found in Florida, Illinois, Indiana, and Missouri. The company filed for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy protection in February 2020.
price ($mm)
$12
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closed 12/4/2019 via BusinessWire

Reading International, Inc., acquired State Cinema

synopsis: Reading International, a leading entertainment and real estate company, acquired the iconic State Cinema in Hobart, Tasmania. The State Cinema has been a vibrant part of the cultural life of North Hobart for over 100 years. Today, the State Cinema features ten screens, a rooftop cinema and bar, a large café and an independent bookstore.
buyer: Reading International, Inc. (RDI:$283.09)
Reading International is a publicly listed company in the United States, which is in the business of owning and operating cinemas and developing, owning and operating real estate assets. "
target: State Cinema
The State Cinema has been a vibrant part of the cultural life of North Hobart, Tasmania for over 100 years. Today, the State Cinema features ten screens, a rooftop cinema and bar, a large café and an independent bookstore.
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announced 9/3/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Kinepolis Group, will acquire MJR Digital Cinemas

synopsis: Kinepolis, a Belgian cinema chain, has reached an agreement to acquire American movie theater chain MJR Digital Cinemas. MJR Digital Cinemas, headquartered in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, operates 10 movie theater complexes with a total of 164 screens and a seating capacity of over 20,000, all located in Michigan.
buyer: Kinepolis Group (ENXTBR:KIN:$539.67)
Kinepolis is a pioneer in innovative cinema. Kinepolis Group NV has 48 cinemas spread across Benelux, France, Spain, Switzerland and Poland. In addition to its cinema activity, the Group is also active in film distribution, event organization, screen advertising and real estate management. "
target: MJR Digital Cinemas
MJR Digital Cinemas, headquartered in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, operates 10 movie theater complexes with a total of 164 screens and a seating capacity of over 20,000, all located in Michigan. All movie theaters are multi- and megaplexes with a capacity varying from 10 to 20 screens.
price ($mm)
$152
rev ($mm)
$81
EBITDA ($mm)
$18
EV / rev
1.9x
EV / EBITDA
8.5x
closed 7/26/2019 via PR Newswire

Cinepolis, acquired Moviehouse & Eatery

synopsis: Cinépolis, the 2nd largest cinema operator in the world, has acquired Moviehouse & Eatery, an upscale dine-in movie theatre circuit in Texas. Moviehouse & Eatery has 5 theatres and 47 screens in the Austin and Dallas metropolitan areas. They offer scratch-made food and plush recliner seating, as well as full bar and dine-in services.
buyer: Cinepolis
Cinépolis is a Mexican chain of movie theaters. Cinépolis is the largest chain in Latin America and the second largest in the world, with over 738 cinema complexes and 5,941 screens. Cinépolis entertains over 338 million moviegoers annually in 17 countries worldwide. "
target: Moviehouse & Eatery
Moviehouse & Eatery is an upscale dine-in movie theatre circuit in Texas. Moviehouse & Eatery has 5 theatres and 47 screens in the Austin and Dallas metropolitan areas. They offer scratch-made food and plush recliner seating, as well as full bar and dine-in service using call button technology.
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closed 5/29/2019 via BNC Analysis

AMC Entertainment, acquired Cinetopia LLC

synopsis: AMC, an innovator in the theatrical exhibition industry, has acquired rival theater company Cinetopia. Cinetopia is a luxury movie theater chain that offer full menus that allow visitors to enjoy shows with meals that are delivered right to their seats.
buyer parent: Dalian Wanda Group Co., Ltd.
buyer: AMC Entertainment (AMC:$5,277.60)
AMC is the guest experience leader with 387 locations and 5,426 screens located primarily in the United States. AMC has propelled innovation in the theatrical exhibition industry and continues today by delivering more comfort, enhanced food & beverage, greater engagement and targeted programming. "
target: Cinetopia LLC
Cinetopia is a luxury movie theater chain. Many of their living room style theaters offer full menus that allow visitors to enjoy the show with fresh, hand-crafted menu items. By reserving seats, visitors can order food that will be delivered straight to their seats during the movie.
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announced 12/19/2018 via Company Press Release

Kinepolis Group, will purchase Two Spanish Cinemas from El Punt Cinema Group

synopsis: Kinepolis Group, an owner and operator of cinemas in Europe, will acquire Full Cinemas and El Punt Ribera from the El Punt Cinema Group, a family owned company that owns and operates cinemas in Spain. Full Cinemas is a cinema located in Barcelona and El Punt Ribera is a cinema located in Valencia.
buyer: Kinepolis Group (ENXTBR:KIN:$539.67)
Kinepolis is a pioneer in innovative cinema. Kinepolis Group NV has 48 cinemas spread across Benelux, France, Spain, Switzerland and Poland. In addition to its cinema activity, the Group is also active in film distribution, event organization, screen advertising and real estate management. "
seller: El Punt Cinema Group
Full Cinemas is a megaplex in Barcelona with 28 screens and a total of 2,687 seats. El Punt Ribera is a cinema in Valencia with 10 screens and 2,528 seats. Both cinemas belong to the El Punt Cinema Group. The El Punt Cinema Group is a family owned company that owns and operates cinemas in Spain.
price ($mm)
$29
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announced 12/19/2018 via BNC Analysis

Blake Smith, will acquire Starlite Drive-In

synopsis: Blake Smith, a motion picture industry veteran and entrepreneur, will acquire the Starlite Drive-In, a drive-in movie theater in Wichita, Kansas. The Starlite Drive-In offers a family friendly experience and shows double and triple features on weekends. Starlite has two screens and a capacity for 1,300 cars.
buyer: Blake Smith
Blake Smith is a motion picture industry veteran and entrepreneur. Blake Smith is a co-owner of the Admiral Twin Drive-In in Tulsa, Oklahoma. "
target: Starlite Drive-In
Founded in 1953, the Starlite Drive-In is a drive-in movie theater in Wichita, Kansas. The drive-in movie theater has two screens and a capacity for 1,300 cars. The Starlite Drive-In offers a family friendly experience and shows double and triple features on weekends.
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closed 12/8/2018 via BNC Analysis

Cohen Media Group, acquired Landmark Theatres

synopsis: Cohen Media Group, a Academy Award-winning independent theatrical distribution and production company has acquired Landmark Theatres. Landmark Theatres consistently provides customers diverse and entertaining film products in a sophisticated adult-oriented atmosphere. They showcase a variety of films ranging from independent to 3-D and smart films.
buyer: Cohen Media Group
Cohen Media Group (CMG) is a Academy Award-winning independent theatrical distribution and production company, releasing the world's best in contemporary and classic cinema. Cohen Media Group also restores classic films under the label, CohenFilm Collection. "
target parent: 2929 Entertainment
target: Landmark Theatres
Landmark Theatres is a recognized leader in the industry for providing its customers consistently diverse and entertaining film products in a sophisticated adult-oriented atmosphere. Their theatres showcase a wide variety of films ranging from independent and foreign film to 3-D movies.
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closed 2/1/2019 via BusinessWire

Marcus Theatres, acquired Movie Tavern, Inc.

synopsis: Marcus Theatres, a division of The Marcus Corporation, announced it has acquired Movie Tavern from Southern Theatres, LLC, a portfolio company of Veronis Suhler Stevenson. Movie Tavern is the largest in-cinema dining experience operating in the United States, with 208 all-digital screens at 22 locations in nine states.
buyer parent: Marcus Corporation
buyer: Marcus Theatres
Marcus Theatres, a division of The Marcus Corporation, is the fourth largest theatre circuit in the United States and currently owns or operates 890 screens at 68 locations in Wisconsin, Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota and Ohio. "
target parent: Veronis Suhler Stevenson
target: Movie Tavern, Inc.
Dallas-based Movie Tavern is the largest in-cinema dining experience operating in the United States, with 208 all-digital screens at 22 locations in nine states. They offer a premium movie-going experience that caters to adults but is family friendly.
price ($mm)
$126
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closed 9/27/2018 via Company Press Release

UEC Theatres, purchased Two Movie Theatres from Chakeres Theatres, Inc.

synopsis: United Entertainment Corp. (UEC Theatres), a Top 30 theatre chain in the U.S., acquires two movie theatres from Chakeres Theatres, Inc., the oldest independent operator of movie theatres in Ohio. The acquired movie theatres are Cinema 10, a movie theatre located in Springfield Ohio; and Celina Cinema 5, a movie theatre located in Celina, Ohio.
buyer: UEC Theatres
Founded in 1991, United Entertainment Corp. (UEC Theatres) owns and operates a chain of movie theatres and video stores throughout the United States. UEC Theatres is a Top 30 theatre circuit in the United States with 165 screens at 19 complexes. "
seller: Chakeres Theatres, Inc.
Cinema 10 is a movie theatre located in Springfield Ohio. Celina Cinema 5 is a movie theatre located in Celina, Ohio. Both movie theatres belong to Chakeres Theatres, Inc., the oldest independent operator of movie theatres in Ohio.
price ($mm)
$0.80
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announced 8/12/2018 via BNC Analysis

PVR Limited, will acquire SPI Cinemas

synopsis: PVR Ltd., the largest and the most premium film exhibition company in India, will be buying SPI Cinemas, south India’s largest cinema chain and owner of the iconic Sathyam Cinemas in Chennai.
buyer: PVR Limited (NSEI:PVR:$342.04)
PVR Ltd. is the largest and the most premium film exhibition company in India. Since its inception in 1997, the brand has redefined the cinema industry and the way people watch movies in the country. Currently PVR operates a cinema circuit of 634 Screens 136 Properties 53 Cities. "
target parent: SS Theatres LLP
target: SPI Cinemas
SPI Cinemas is South India's largest cinema chain and owner of the iconic Sathyam Cinemas in Chennai. They are also responsible for Escape, Palazzo, Le Reve, The Cinema, S2 Cinemas, and Kripa Cinemas. They focus on providing a paramount movie-viewing experience by exhibiting movies in unique ways.
price ($mm)
$92*
rev ($mm)
$45
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.9x
EV / EBITDA
announced 7/27/2018 via Company Press Release

New Vision Theatres, will acquire Leitersburg Cinemas

synopsis: New Vision Theatres, a movie theatre chain located in nine states, will be acquiring Leitersburg Cinemas, a ten-screen movie theatre in Leitersburg, Maryland. As part of the proposed deal, the new company will also assume ownership and operations of Waynesboro Theatre, a 1-screen movie theatre located in downtown Waynesboro, Pennsylvania.
buyer parent: The Beekman Group, LLC
buyer: New Vision Theatres
New Vision Theatres is a movie theatre chain located in nine states. They strive to be innovative, flexible, friendly, and accomodating to give total satisfaction to consumers every time they visit a New Vision Theatre. Most theatres have 12 or more screens, with expanded food and beverage options. "
target parent: HighRock Group
target: Leitersburg Cinemas
Leitersburg Cinemas is responsible for a ten screen movie theatre in Leitersburg, Maryland. With renovating the theater, they provided better visuals and sounds for local moviegoers at affordable prices. Renovations included modern seating, digital projectors, and interior changes.
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announced 7/21/2018 via BNC Analysis

Carnival Group, will acquire Novo Cinemas

synopsis: Carnival Group, an Indian business conglomerate with operations in India, Singapore, and the United Arab Emirates, has entered a definitive agreement with Elan Group to acquire its stake in Novo Cinemas, one of the largest and most innovative cinema chains in the Middle East.
buyer: Carnival Group
Based in India, Carnival Group is a multinational business entity with diversified interests in trading, hospitality, entertainment, movie production and event management. With expansion plans, Carnival Group is set on transforming the hospitality and entertainment sector. "
target parent: Elan Group
target: Novo Cinemas
Headquartered in UAE, Novo Cinemas is home to an innovative entertainment experience. They are one of the largest cinema chains in the Middle East by pushing boundaries and striving for the new. As the regional leader in cinema innovation, they showcase the latest viewing technology.
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closed 7/6/2018 via BNC Analysis

Multikino SA, acquired Cinema 3D S.A.

synopsis: Multikino, the second largest multiplex chain in Poland, has acquired Cinema 3D. Cinema 3D consists of 11 multiplexes with 49 screens that are located in retail and leisure developments all over Poland. Their cinemas are equipped with modern technology and can offer films in 3D.
buyer parent: OMERS Private Equity
buyer: Multikino SA
Founded in 1998, Multikino is the second largest multiplex chain in Poland. Multikino has 32 multiplexes with 263 screens in Poland. Multikino offers movies in a wide variety of genres, including action, animated, sport, comedy, drama, musical, and more. "
target: Cinema 3D S.A.
Founded in 2010, Cinema 3D is a multiplex cinema network in Poland. Cinema 3D consists of 11 multiplexes with 49 screens that are located in retail and leisure developments all over Poland. Their cinemas are equipped with modern technology and can offer films in 3D.
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closed 6/27/2018 via Company Press Release

Vue Cinemas, acquired Showtime Cinemas Limited

synopsis: Vue Entertainment, one of the UK’s leading cinema developers and operators of multiplex cinemas in the UK, has acquired Showtime Cinemas, an owner and operator of two cinemas in Ireland. Showtime Cinemas offers the latest in technology, innovation and comfort, including rocker seats, online booking, wall to wall screens and Dolby Digital 7.1 Sound.
buyer parent: OMERS Private Equity
buyer: Vue Cinemas
Vue Entertainment is one of the UK’s leading cinema developers and operators of multiplex cinemas in the UK. Vue's UK & Ireland circuit operates 80 cinemas with 755 screens, serving over 37 million customers. Vue also operates 116 further cinemas across Portugal, Taiwan, Germany and Denmark. "
target: Showtime Cinemas Limited
Showtime Cinemas owns and operates two cinemas in Ireland. Showtime Cinemas offers the latest in technology, innovation and comfort, including ticket at any point, rocker seats, online booking, wall to wall screens and Dolby Digital 7.1 Sound.
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closed 6/1/2018 via BNC Analysis

Rimbunan Hijau (PNG) Group, acquired Paradise Cinemas (PNG) Ltd

synopsis: The popular Paradise Cinema chain has been bought by Vision City Investment Limited (VCIL), a subsidiary of the RH Group. Paradise Cinema is Papua New Guinea’s first multiplex cinema. The cinema complex features stunning interiors and state-of-theart audio & visual technology.
buyer parent: Rimbunan Hijau Group
buyer: Rimbunan Hijau (PNG) Group
The Rimbunan Hijau (PNG) Group - also known simply as RH - has been operating in Papua New Guinea for more than two decades. It is a group of companies based in Papua New Guinea with interests in forestry, timber processing, palm oil, media, retail and property development. "
target parent: CPL Group
target: Paradise Cinemas (PNG) Ltd
Paradise Cinema is Papua New Guinea’s first multiplex cinema. The cinema complex features stunning interiors and state-of-theart audio & visual technology. As well as a standard cinema experience, Paradise has also introduced a popular premium-level cinema, with reclining seats & a licensed lounge.
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$0.95
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closed 5/23/2018 via BNC Analysis

Mukta A2 Cinemas, purchased Vile Parle SunCity Multiplex from SunCity Cinema

synopsis: Mukta A2 Cinemas, a reputed chain of cinemas for providing patrons with the best onscreen entertainment since it was established, has acquired the two-screen SunCity Multiplex at Vile Parle in Mumbai, India.
buyer parent: Mukta Arts Ltd
buyer: Mukta A2 Cinemas
Based in India, Mukta A2 Cinemas is a cinema chain that offers state of the art technology in picture and sound with DOLBY ATMOS sound system, 2K Digital Picture Quality, 3D Movie screening capabilities with various snacks and beverages. "
seller: SunCity Cinema
Based in India, SunCity Cinemas is an entertainment destination for people from all walks of life, across a wide age group and user profiles. SunCity Multiplex at Vile Parle, Mumbai has a 600 seating capacity and is located in one of the prime areas of the city.
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announced 5/17/2018 via BNC Analysis

R/C Theatres, will purchase Movie Theater in TownMall of Westminster from Regal Entertainment Group

synopsis: R/C Theatres, an owner and operator of movie theaters in the United States, will acquire the movie theater in TownMall of Westminster from Regal Entertainment Group, an American movie theater chain. The movie theater belongs to Regal Entertainment Group's Regal Cinemas brand.
buyer: R/C Theatres
R/C Theatres owns and operates movie theaters in the United States. The company manages movie theaters in Maryland, North Carolina, Virginia, and Pennsylvania. R/C Theatres strives to create a complete entertainment diversion for their guests. "
seller parent: Cineworld Group plc
seller: Regal Entertainment Group (NYSE:RGC:$3,114.00)
The movie theater in TownMall of Westminster is a movie theater that belongs to the Regal Entertainment Group's Regal Cinemas brand. Regal Entertainment Group is one of the leading and most geographically diverse theatre circuits in the United States.
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rev ($mm)
$336.55
EBITDA ($mm)
$29.58
EBIT ($mm)
$1.77
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
3004
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Ticker: RDI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Reading International, Inc.
Reading International is a publicly listed company in the United States, which is in the business of owning and operating cinemas and developing, owning and operating real estate assets.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$283.09
EBITDA ($mm)
$40.96
EBIT ($mm)
$16.15
Net Income ($mm)
$6.18
Employees
2944
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Ticker: BSE:532706
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Inox Leisure Limited
INOX Leisure Limited (INOX) is India’s premier multiplex chain with 122 multiplexes, 488 screens spread in 60 cities. For easy and convenient ticket booking, INOX offers online booking on its website and through its smartphone applications.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$204.34
EBITDA ($mm)
$30.03
EBIT ($mm)
$17.09
Net Income ($mm)
$8.92
Employees
1751
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Ticker: SEHK:1132
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Orange Sky Golden Harvest Entertainment
Orange Sky Golden Harvest Entertainment
Orange Sky Golden Harvest Entertainment (Holdings) Limited is world’s premier Chinese language film entertainment company that primarily engages in film production, financing, distribution and exhibition.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$166.51
EBITDA ($mm)
($6.99)
EBIT ($mm)
($28.50)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1721
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Ticker: AIM:EMAN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Everyman Media Group plc
Everyman Media Group plc
The Everyman Group is a chain of unique premium cinemas across London, Surrey and Hampshire and now Leeds. All the sites aim to create a truly unique and memorable cinema experience that exceeds expectations and reaches the highest standards possible in quality, comfort and entertainment.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$21.06
EBITDA ($mm)
$1.66
EBIT ($mm)
$0.45
Net Income ($mm)
$0.29
Employees
260
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Ticker: CNK
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cinemark USA, Inc.
Cinemark USA, Inc.
Cinemark is a leading domestic and international motion picture exhibitor, operating 467 theatres with 5,259 screens in 39 U.S. states, Brazil, Mexico, Argentina, and 10 other Latin American countries as of March 31, 2013.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$2,856.55
EBITDA ($mm)
$631.83
EBIT ($mm)
$432.84
Net Income ($mm)
$216.52
Employees
17649
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Ticker: LSE:CINE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cineworld Group plc
Cineworld Group plc
Cineworld Group plc is one of the leading cinema groups in the UK. The Group currently operates 79 sites, of which 76 are multiplex sites with five screens or more. Their portfolio includes four out of the ten highest grossing cinemas in the UK and Ireland.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$1,160.33
EBITDA ($mm)
$253.14
EBIT ($mm)
$166.51
Net Income ($mm)
$131.89
Employees
9000
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Ticker: ASX:VRL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Village Roadshow Ltd.
Village Roadshow Limited operates as an entertainment and media company. The Company owns and operates a diverse range of entertainment assets including multiplex cinemas, amusement centres, film distribution, theme parks, loyalty solutions and film production.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$665.23
EBITDA ($mm)
$57.68
EBIT ($mm)
$21.91
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: MCS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Marcus Corporation
Headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, The Marcus Corporation is a leader in the lodging and entertainment industries, with significant company-owned real estate assets.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$664.48
EBITDA ($mm)
$142.44
EBIT ($mm)
$84.65
Net Income ($mm)
$79.11
Employees
5499
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Ticker: ENXTBR:KIN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Kinepolis Group
The Kinepolis Group is a Belgian chain of movie theatres conceived in 1997 which consist of 23 cinema complexes in Europe, representing a total of 317 theatres.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$539.67
EBITDA ($mm)
$135.12
EBIT ($mm)
$90.35
Net Income ($mm)
$51.81
Employees
3800
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Ticker: NSEI:PVR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
PVR Limited
PVR Limited
PVR is the largest and the most premium film and retail entertainment company in India. the brand has redefined the way entertainment is consumed in India. It currently operates a cinema circuit comprising of 471 screens in 106 properties in 44 cities pan India.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$342.04
EBITDA ($mm)
$60.56
EBIT ($mm)
$41.43
Net Income ($mm)
$18.92
Employees
9862
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Ticker: WSE:AGO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Agora SA
Agora SA
Agora is one of the largest media companies in Poland listed on Warsaw Stock Exchange since 1999. Its media offer includes newspapers, out-of-home advertising, network of cinemas, Internet and radio operations, magazines and sales of book collections.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$336.55
EBITDA ($mm)
$29.58
EBIT ($mm)
$1.77
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
3004
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Ticker: RDI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Reading International, Inc.
Reading International is a publicly listed company in the United States, which is in the business of owning and operating cinemas and developing, owning and operating real estate assets.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$283.09
EBITDA ($mm)
$40.96
EBIT ($mm)
$16.15
Net Income ($mm)
$6.18
Employees
2944
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Ticker: BSE:532706
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Inox Leisure Limited
INOX Leisure Limited (INOX) is India’s premier multiplex chain with 122 multiplexes, 488 screens spread in 60 cities. For easy and convenient ticket booking, INOX offers online booking on its website and through its smartphone applications.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$204.34
EBITDA ($mm)
$30.03
EBIT ($mm)
$17.09
Net Income ($mm)
$8.92
Employees
1751
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Ticker: SEHK:1132
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Orange Sky Golden Harvest Entertainment
Orange Sky Golden Harvest Entertainment
Orange Sky Golden Harvest Entertainment (Holdings) Limited is world’s premier Chinese language film entertainment company that primarily engages in film production, financing, distribution and exhibition.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$166.51
EBITDA ($mm)
($6.99)
EBIT ($mm)
($28.50)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1721
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Ticker: AIM:EMAN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Everyman Media Group plc
Everyman Media Group plc
The Everyman Group is a chain of unique premium cinemas across London, Surrey and Hampshire and now Leeds. All the sites aim to create a truly unique and memorable cinema experience that exceeds expectations and reaches the highest standards possible in quality, comfort and entertainment.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$21.06
EBITDA ($mm)
$1.66
EBIT ($mm)
$0.45
Net Income ($mm)
$0.29
Employees
260
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