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Vue International (Vue) is one of the world's largest cinema groups in the world and a leader in the premium entertainment cinema sector.

From its inception in May 2003, Vue became a worldwide operator and developer of modern, innovative multiplex cinemas. The Group has grown organically and through strategic acquisition owning some of the most respected cinema operations in Europe. The company has led the way in consolidation in the cinema market and is one of the fastest growing cinema groups in Europe.

Since 2012 Vue has acquired Apollo Cinemas, CinemaxX, Multikino, Space Cinemas and JT Bisocopen. As the largest cinema group in Europe spanning ten countries with 211 sites, 1,875 screens and 8,500 staff, Vue is widely recognised as the most innovative and technically advanced exhibitor in the industry.

Committed to continued growth and development of its premium entertainment big screen experience, Vue delivers the best choice of content, combined with the best technology in the best environment.

ABOUT VUE ENTERTAINMENT (UK)

Vue Entertainment (Vue) is a leader in the premium entertainment cinema sector in the UK.

Committed to continued growth and development of its premium entertainment ‘big screen’ experience, Vue delivers the best choice of content, combined with the best technology in the best environment.

Vue has 85 state of the art cinemas throughout the UK and Ireland, with 813 screens. This includes 265 3D screens, 11 Extreme Screens, 7 Gold Class screens, 3 Scene Screens and Bars and 2 IMAX screens where Vue project every film in Sony Digital Cinema 4K for ultra high definition pictures with four times more detail. With a total of 154,062 seats, 98% of which are stadium seating, Vue's innovative development programme has led the way in the UK. Vue Westfield London (February 2010) and Vue Westfield Stratford City (September 2011) remain the first and third highest grossing cinemas in the country.
Committed to continued growth and development of its premium entertainment ‘big screen’ experience, Vue delivers the best choice of content, combined with the best technology in the best environment.
Vue Cinemas around the UK offer a range of content, in addition to highly anticipated blockbusters, with event cinema titles including opera, ballet, musicals, national theatre, live streaming of sporting events and concerts through to hosting Gaming championships and dedicating multiple screens to eGaming arenas.

Vue was founded in the UK following the acquisition of the Warner Village Cinemas in 2003 and is part of the largest cinema group in Europe, Vue International.

Over the years Vue has won numerous accolades for its service and innovations, including more recently International Exhibitor of the Year at CineEurope 2014 and Cinema Exhibitor of the Year Screen, Marketing & Distribution Awards 2013.

Vue International executive team, comprised of Tim Richards (CEO), Alan McNair (Deputy CEO) and Steve Knibbs (COO), remain instrumental in the business having established Vue as one of the leading and most respected cinema operators since its inception. Tim Richards, Vue International CEO has been cited as one of the “Top Five Entertainment Innovators of the Year” by the Hollywood Reporter and “20 Most Influential People in Film” by The Independent newspaper.

In 2013, Vue International was acquired by OMERS Private Equity (OPE), the private equity investment arm of the OMERS pension plan and in equal partnership Alberta Investment Management Corporation (AIMCo). The entire Vue executive team, including Tim Richards (CEO), reinvested in the transaction.
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