Dorda has advised Odeon Cinemas Group on the sale of its three Austrian UCI cinemas. Constantin Film-Holding GmbH acted as buyer of UCI Kinowelt and was advised by Wolf Theiss.
The closing took place on January 30, 2019. The purchase price was not disclosed.
The Odeon Cinemas Group, a subsidiary of US AMC Entertainment Holding, operates over 360 cinemas in Europe, including in the UK, Ireland, Spain, Germany, Italy, Sweden, Finland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, and Portugal.
Constantin Film-Holding was founded in 1970. Constantin Film-Holding founded the subsidiary Cineplexx Kinobetriebe in 1993 and built a group that currently owns 19 cinemas in Central and Southeastern Europe.
Dorda’s team consisted of Partner Martin Brodey and Associate Florian Mayer.
The Wolf Theiss team was led by Partner Georg Kresbach and included Partner Gunter Bauer, Consultant Carolin Ziegler, and Senior Associate Michal Stofko.