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7 August 2014

CMC Capital continues movie-related investment streak with Yuehua deal

news_movieciak.lrg Consumer and media-focused Chinese private equity firm CMC Capital has led a hefty $49m Series B financing round for music and movie producer Yuehua Entertainment.

21 July 2014

Gimv seals high single-digit return selling stake in cinema services business dcinex

cinema dcinex Belgium-headquartered private equity firm Gimv has agreed to sell its stake in cinema training, maintenance and support services business dcinex for a ‘high single-digit return’.

9 April 2014

FountainVest acquires 10% stake in IMAX China

cinema 12_sq Canadian cinema chain IMAX has agreed to sell a 20 per cent stake in its Chinese business to private equity firm FountainVest Partners and investment group China Media Capital.

13 March 2014

MMC Ventures backs online movie company Mubi in $7.5m Series D

news_movieciak.lrg MMC Ventures and White Star Capital are among backers investing $7.5m in online film platform Mubi through a Series D financing round.

9 January 2014

Private equity-backed Blitzmegaplex plans Jakarta IPO

jakarta_lrg Private equity-backed Indonesian movie theatre chain Blitzmegaplex plans to list on the Jakarta stock exchange in the first quarter.

1 October 2013

Terra Firma puts Odeon sale on hold

cinema 12_sq Guy Hands’ private equity firm Terra Firma has reportedly scrapped plans to sell the Odeon cinema chain for £1bn due to the poor performance of its Spanish unit.

12 June 2013

Exponent Private Equity in talks to sell Ambassador Theatre Group

cinema 12_sq Exponent Private Equity is preparing to exit its investment in theatre company Ambassador Theatre Group after more than three years of ownership.

10 June 2013

Doughty Hanson exits Vue Entertainment in £935m sale

cinema 12_sq Private equity firm Doughty Hanson has exited multiplex cinemas operator Vue Entertainment to OMERS Private Equity and Alberta Investment Management Corporation for £935m, bagging a return of more than two times.

18 March 2013

Ratos leads merger to create Nordic region’s largest cinema group

Private equity firm Ratos has partnered with media group Bonnier to merge cinema operators SF Bio and Finnkino, to form the Nordic region's largest cinema group.

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