Industry Archives: Leisure

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Asian buyout firm PAG invests $250 mln in Universal Studios Japan

HONG KONG, Dec 13 (Reuters) – Asian private equity firm PAG said on Friday it has invested $250 million into theme park operator Universal Studios Japan, joining other investors including Goldman Sachs, MBK Partners and Owl Creek. Continue Reading →

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Moscow Plans to Sell 39 Cinemas for Redevelopment

The Moscow Times
City Hall plans to sell 39 cinemas, some of which are currently shut, to investors who will be tasked with transforming them into attractive entertainment hubs Continue Reading →

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Goldman Sachs and VTB Capital Could Buy Russian Fitness Group

The Moscow Times
The American finance giant Goldman Sachs and VTB Capital could buy into Russian Fitness Group, one of the leaders on the domestic market of fitness services.

The group, which owns the fitness club networks World Class and FizKult, may see one of its shareholders, Alfa Capital Partners, sell its stake to British company ELQ Investors IV, a subsidiary of Goldman Sachs, and Cyprus-registered company Chacoo Nevsky Property Finance, which has a sole beneficiary — VTB Capital, Kommersant reported Thursday.

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Hong-Kong Casino Operator Agrees to $350M Investment in Vladivostok

Reuters HONG KONG, Sept 9 – Hong Kong-listed NagaCorp Ltd became the second industry player to take a punt on a Russia entertainment zone not far from Beijing, agreeing to invest $350 million to build a casino, hotel and exhibition venue. Continue Reading →

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TDR Capital buys David Lloyd Leisure for undisclosed sum

Reuters LONDON, Sept 5
David Lloyd Leisure (DLL), one of Britain’s biggest health club chains, has agreed a takeover deal with private equity group TDR Capital worth more than 700 million pounds ($1.09 billion). Continue Reading →

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Asia Entertainment & Resources Completes Acquisition of VIP Gaming Room

Reuters 28 June 2013
Asia Entertainment & Resources Ltd. has completed the acquisition of a VIP Gaming Room at Le Royal Arc Casino. Continue Reading →

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Asia Market Rout Hits IPOs for Resorts World Manila, Macau Legend

The Wall Street Journal 26 June 2013
Two casino companies became the latest IPOs to fall victim to the recent stock-market rout in Asia. Continue Reading →

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Owner of London Eye planning share sale

LONDON, March 27 (Reuters) – Merlin Entertainments Group, the private-equity backed owner of Madame Tussauds and Legoland Continue Reading →

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American Tycoon eyes Coventry City Sky Blues

Coventry Telegraph
United States property tycoon Preston Haskell IV has emerged as the man waiting in the wings to swoop for Coventry City Continue Reading →

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Swedish investment firm Ratos to buy SF cinema group

STOCKHOLM, March 18 (Reuters) – Private equity firm Ratos and publisher Bonnier said on Monday they had agreed to merge their cinema chains Finnkino and SF Bio Continue Reading →

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