December 21, 2014 1:10 PM ET

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Company Overview of Vue Entertainment Limited

Company Overview

Vue Entertainment Limited develops and operates multiplex cinemas in the United Kingdom, Germany, Ireland, Denmark, Poland, Portugal, Latvia, Lithuania, and Taiwan. The company was founded in 2003 and is based in London, United Kingdom.

10 Chiswick Park

566 Chiswick High Road

London,  W4 5XS

United Kingdom

Founded in 2003

Phone:

44 2083 960 100

Fax:

44 2083 960 209

Key Executives for Vue Entertainment Limited

Chief Executive Officer and President
Executive Chairman
Age: 64
Deputy Chief Executive Officer and Chief Financial Officer
Chief Operations Officer
Director of Film Buying
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Vue Entertainment Limited Key Developments

Vue Entertainment Eyes Acquisitions

Tim Richards, the Chief Executive Officer of Vue Entertainment Ltd. said that Vue Entertainment is eyeing more acquisition opportunities. Tim Richards said, “As the company moves forward I am confident that we do so from a position of real strength. We will continue to build on this success by innovating, enhancing and growing the Vue business through our continuing plan for organic growth supplemented by strategic acquisitions."

Terra Firma Reportedly To Sell Odeon & UCI Cinemas

Terra Firma Capital Partners Limited is reported to be reviving plans for a potential £1 billion sale of Odeon and UCI Cinemas Holdings Limited, person familiar with the matter said. A number of options will be explored including a float in London or a sale, with Vue Entertainment Ltd. and BC Partners as potential buyers. JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM) and The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (NYSE:GS) have been appointed as financial advisors by Terra Firma.

Dalian Reportedly In Talks To Acquire Odeon And Vue Entertainment

Dalian Wanda Group Corporation Ltd. is planning to acquire and holding talks to purchase a European chain. Dalian Wanda is holding talks to acquire and is showing interest in at least two chains, namely, Odeon and UCI Cinemas Holdings Limited and Vue Entertainment Ltd., reported Wall Street Journal citing people familiar with the situation. A person close to the discussion said that Wanda has also approached Vue Entertainment, but Vue Entertainment company doesn't want to sell. Acquiring a big chain in Europe could make Wanda a major player in both ends of the film business; Wang Jianlin, Chairman of Dalian, has said he wants to invest in making movies in China and elsewhere. Wanda representatives have had talks with Hollywood studios about co-financing a slate of United States productions, people close to the discussions said.

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