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Leisure Acquisition of Cinesur Circuito Sanchez-Ramade by Cineworld Group PLC

7 April 2011

Mergers & Acquisitions

Leading UK cinema operator, Cineworld Group PLC, has today announced that it has purchased Spanish cinema chain Cinesur Circuito Sanchez-Ramade. Cineworld currently operates 78 UK sites and...

Leisure Australian gym industry to increase by 3% through 2013

9 May 2013


Despite Australia's ever-growing waistlines, revenues within the Australian gym industry grew by a modest annualised 1.4% over the five years through 2012-13. However, the timid growth reflects dec...

Leisure Australian video game market driven by the popularity of digital downloads

7 January 2013


The Australian video game market was once viewed as a fad for teens, however video games have defied doubters and become an established part of the entertainment scene. Those teens grew up and cont...

Leisure Boardsports market to achieve revenue of $19.6 billion by 2017

21 June 2012


The global boardsports market is set to achieve revenue of US $19.6 billion by the year 2017. This market growth is being predominantly driven through an undying interest of hard-core participants,...

Leisure Cineworld boosted by blockbuster releases

4 July 2013


Cineworld has reported strong growth in the first half of the year, with films such as Iron Man 3 and Star Trek Into Darkness helping the chain take box office market share from rivals Vue and Odeo...

Leisure Cineworld boosts revenues by raising ticket prices

16 May 2013


Cineworld has boosted revenues since the start of the year by raising ticket prices to offset falling admissions.The chain, consisting of 80 cinemas, 78 of which are located in the UK, with ...

Leisure Cineworld reports a 24% growth in pre-tax profits

15 August 2013


The UK's biggest cinema chain, Cineworld, said big blockbusters helped boost its box office receipts by 10.5% in the first half of the year.Cineworld reported a 24 per cent growth in pre-tax...

Leisure Digital photography market set to reach $82.5 billion by 2016

17 May 2012


The digital photography market is se...

Leisure Doughty Hanson sells stake in Vue cinema chain for £935 million

10 June 2013


Private equity firm Doughty Hanson today announced that it has sold the Vue Entertainment cinema chain for £935 million.The firm has more than doubled their investment on today's sale, havin...

Leisure Europe represents the quickest expanding online gambling market

17 August 2012


The online gambling market is proving to be a global phenomenon. Currently, Europe represents the quickest expanding online gambling market. In 2009, European online gambling business operators rec...

Leisure Firemint to become part of Electronic Arts, Inc

3 May 2011

Mergers & Acquisitions

Independent Australian gaming design company, Firemint, has been acquired by leading gaming software company, Electronic Arts, Inc (EA), in a deal of undisclosed value which looks set to be finalis...

Leisure Gaylord Entertainment to sell brand to Marriott International

31 May 2012

Mergers & Acquisitions

Gaylord Entertainment Co. has announced an agreement to sell the Gaylord Hotels brand and the rights to manage its four hotels to Marriott International, Inc. for $210 million in ...

Leisure Global online gambling market to increase at a rate of rate of 5.5%

11 September 2013


Over the five years to 2013, revenues within the global online gambling industry have increased at an estimated average annual rate of 2.4% to $132.9 billion, including expected growth of 3.2% in 2...

Leisure Gym customers given new rights to cancel memberships early

8 March 2013


Millions of gym members have been given new rights to cancel membership contracts, after an investigation by the Office of Fair Trading (OFT).Three of the UK's biggest gyms, Bannatyne Fitnes...

Leisure Home Inns & Hotels Management Inc report Twelve Percent Increase in Revenue

5 January 2012


Home Inns & Hotels Management Inc reported RMB988 million in the third quarter 2011, representing a 12.3% increase in revenue, year-on-year. The company's most mature set of hotels reported bet...

Leisure IGT to sell Barcrest Group to Scientific Games Corporation for $54 million

27 April 2011

Mergers & Acquisitions

Specialist gaming equipment and software company, International Game Technology (IGT), has confirmed it is to sell its UK based subsidiary, Barcrest Group in a deal expected to reach up to $66 mill...

Leisure International Game Technology authorises share repurchase program

14 June 2012


It was announced today that the Board of Directors of International Game Technology (IGT), a global leader in driving technology innovations in the gaming industry, has authorised a new share repur...

Leisure Ladbrokes pre-tax profits halve to £67.3m

8 August 2013


Shares in Ladbrokes plunged over five per cent today as the UK betting company reported its pre-tax profits nearly halved to £67.3m from £123.7m in the first half of the year. Basic earnings per sh...

Leisure Leisure boat industry to rise to $48 billion by 2014

19 March 2013


The global leisure boat market has been forecast to hit a value of $48 billion in 2014, rising from 2012's value of $43.3 billion, with major markets such as the US, France and Italy accounting for...

Leisure MaterCard reveals new breed of football fans

18 May 2012


To celebrate the UEFA Champions League final, official sponsor MasterCard today revealed a new breed of football fans who, in Europe, are collectively spending a staggering €35 billion each season ...

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