Vue International announces the launch of Vue Nederland and the roll out of the Vue brand across the recently acquired JT Bioscopen estate.
Vue acquired JT Bioscopen the second largest cinema chain in the Netherlands on 21st August 2015. The acquisition was Vue’s fourth international transaction in three years bringing the total number of sites owned and operated by Vue to over 200.
Vue Netherlands has 21 cinemas and 111 screens across 20 towns and cities. The entire estate will be re-branded with VIP seating also being installed throughout the course of 2016, starting with Alkmaar launching in February 2016. JT Bioscopen is the first of Vue’s European estates to be rebranded Vue as the company’s most recent acquisition.
Tim Richards, Vue International Founder and CEO, commented:
“We are committed to continued growth and delivering a premium entertainment big screen experience by owning, managing and developing the highest quality cinema assets around the world.”
The newly named Vue Netherlands operation opened 7 new sites in the last 4 years which are amongst the most modern cinemas in the world. These new sites include the state-of-the-art multiplexes in Hilversum, Hoorn and Eindhoven - which features the first Dolby Cinema laser projection technology system in Europe.
Since 2012 Vue has acquired Apollo Cinemas, CinemaxX, Multikino, Space Cinemas and JT Bisocopen becoming the largest cinema group in Europe spanning ten countries with 209 sites, 1,859 screens and 8,500 staff.