Kinepolis Group: Business Update Q3 2010

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Regulatory release


*Kinepolis is consolidating its strategic objectives to be the best marketeer, the best cinema operator and the best cinema property manager.
*Kinepolis continues to invest in customer experience, digitalisation (3D), remodelling and new concepts, which supports greater recognition and customer consumption.
*During the third quarter, this led, in combination with a strong film offering, to a rise in the number of visitors and higher box office revenue (revenue from ticket sales). During the third quarter, 3D-film tickets accounted for one fifth of the total number of tickets sold.
*The total number of visitors by 30 September was 15.8 million, an increase of 4.4% compared to 2009.
*In-theatre sales (ITS) (revenue from the sale of drinks, snacks and retail in the cinema) and business-to-business (B2B) revenue increased further during the third quarter.
*Further variabilisation of the cost structure and efficiency enhancing measures continue to contribute to an increase in the current EBITDA. The free cash flow in line with the result.
*Kinepolis achieved an added value of  EUR 1.4 million in the first phase of the Gent real estate project (Belgium), in cooperation with the Blyweert Group.

About Kinepolis

Kinepolis Group NV was formed in 1997 as a result of the merger of two family-run cinema groups and was listed on the stock exchange in 1998. Kinepolis offers an innovative cinema concept which serves as a pioneering model within the industry. In addition to its cinema business, the Group is also active in film distribution, event organization, screen publicity and property management.

In Europe, Kinepolis Group NV has 53 cinemas spread across Belgium, the Netherlands, France, Spain, Luxembourg, Switzerland and Poland. Since the acquisition of the Canadian movie theatre group 'Landmark Cinemas' in December 2017, Kinepolis also operates 44 cinemas in Canada.

In total, Kinepolis Group currently operates 97 cinemas (45 of which it owns) worldwide, with a total of 884 screens and more than 175,000 seats. Including the acquired Canadian organization, Kinepolis employs 3,800 people, all committed to giving millions of visitors an unforgettable movie experience.

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Kinepolis Group NV
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Moutstraat 132-146
B-9000 Gent

+32 9 241 00 00