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 Ster Century - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Ster Century was a cinema company in the UK and Ireland.
Ster Century's first cinema was opened in 1998 in parnetship with Assos Odeon, a cinema company based in Greece, under the name Ster Odeon.
By mid 2002 Ster Century had sold off its interests in Poland, Greece, Hungary and the Czech Republic to concentrate on its operations in the UK and Ireland.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Ster_Century   (335 words)

 Ster Century
Ster Century shall use its reasonable endeavours, whenever possible, to ensure that personal information about or obtained from a child will not be used for commercial or trade purposes without the prior written consent of a parent or legal guardian of the child.
If Ster Century should decide to change its privacy policy, those changes will be published on this website and we recommend that you check the site from time to time so that you are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it and under what circumstances we disclose it.
Ster Century has not reviewed all of the sites linked to the Site and is not responsible for the content of any off-site pages or any other sites linked to the Site.
www.stercentury.co.uk /t2/html/terms.htm   (924 words)

 Ster-Kinekor - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The newly founded Ster Century entered into partnership with Assos Odeon, a cinema exhibition company in Greece, and opened its first multiplex cinema in 1998 under the name of Ster Odeon.
In 1999 Ster Century continued its expansion opening multiplex cinemas in Dublin, Ireland; Brno, Czech Republic; Wroclaw and Warsaw, Poland; and two sites in Budapest, Hungary.
Ster Kinekor is a South Africa based cinema company.
www.wikipedia.org /wiki/Ster-Kinekor   (924 words)

 www.primedia.co.za investor_relations Primedia announces interim results
The formal sale process of the remaining Ster Century Europe territories commenced in February 2003 and the outcome is expected to be announced by the end of the current fiscal.
Ster Century Middle East has been successfully restructured and is now cash flow positive and alternatives for maximising shareholder value are being explored.
The net foreign exchange losses mainly reflect the impact of the strengthening rand on the group's investments in Ster Century Europe and Ster Century Middle East.
www.primedia.co.za /investor_relations/220968.htm   (811 words)

 Ster Century Implements Scala Global Series in the Middle East
The Ster Century brand was unveiled in early 1999 as part of the company's roll out of multiplexes across Europe and The Middle East.
Ster Century is the European and Middle East brand for Ster-Kinekor, South Africa's largest cinema operator.
Ster Century plans to expand rapidly in this region by constructing modern multiplex cinemas to serve people throughout this ethnically-diverse region.
www.scala.net /news/releases/2000/000830_stercentury.asp   (558 words)

 In Focus May 2002 International Dateline
The agreement terms for Ster Century’s disposal of its sites in Hungary and the Czech Republic were for a cash consideration of $16.7 million, with a completion date expected in April.
Ster Century Europe still retains its holdings in the United Kingdom, Ireland, Greece, Spain and Poland.
Ster Century’s Slovakian sites were sold for $1.8 million, with a completion date set for June.
www.infocusmag.com /02May/international.asp   (684 words)

 Ster Kinekor and Nu Metro have broken the promise of cut rate movies
Ster Kinekor Films CEO Ferdi Gazendam admits that “it’s a real blow” to Ster Kinekor in the light of the promises made to consumers last month.
These quiet announcements follow very a big and noisy splash about the price cuts, from R35 to R14 (Ster Kinekor) and R37 to R12 (Nu Metro), in a bid to entice South Africans back to the movies and, in particular, encourage black South Africans to make the movies part of their entertainment agenda.
Ster Kinekor adds that, “we are just as disappointed as you”.
www.marketingweb.co.za /media/431213.htm   (684 words)

 BBC NEWS UK Wales City centre cinema remains shut
In a statement, Ster Century's Selwyn Grimsley said the company was "in sensitive negotiations with the landlord and have been for some time".
The South African Ster Century cinema group has yet to open its new 14-screen facility at the new Millennium Plaza in the city centre.
Ster cinema has five other cinemas in the UK, in Basingstoke, Edinburgh, Leeds, Norwich and Romford, and one in Dublin.
news.bbc.co.uk /2/hi/uk_news/wales/2403727.stm   (282 words)

 New cinema chain launches on the Internet Blogs and News E-consultancy.com
Ster Century have secured 28 multiplex sites in Europe - 13 multiplexes (159 screens) are under construction and the first seven due to open this year.
The Ster Kinekor chain is a market leader in South Africa and the its European trading brand Ster Century will now bring its winning values to UK and Europe.
Ster Century's brand, corporate identity and website were developed by award winning agency Foresight Europe.
www.e-consultancy.com /newsfeatures/20448/new-cinema-chain-launches-on-the-internet.html   (679 words)

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In the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries most of these monasteries were on the decline, partly for want of Scotch or Irish monks, partly on account of great laxity of discipline and financial difficulties.
A century later St. Columbanus arrived on the continent with twelve companions and founded Annegray, Luxeuil, and Fontaines in France, Bobbio in Italy.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/13589b.htm   (840 words)

 Clarity Partners — Communications, Media and Business Services Private Equity Investors
Ster Century, which has sites in cities including Dublin and Cardiff, was sold by a consortium including the group's management and Hutton Collins, the debt provider.
Vue Entertainment, the UK cinema developer, acquired the seven-strong Ster Century UK and Ireland cinema chain in a deal believed to be worth around 50m [pounds sterling], backed by private equity groups Boston Ventures, Clarity Partners and LandG Ventures.
Jonathan Scherer, chairman of Ster Century, said: "The sale of our company to Vue will place the circuit we have built in good hands.
www.claritypartners.net /news/media/060005.html   (244 words)

 Movies For Half Price!
Ster Kinekor also reported that over the past six months movie-going audiences have declined by five percent which means there were people paying R35 a movie previously who've stopped.
In a new countrywide branding campaign Ster Kinekor will be renaming 80 percent of their cinema's Ster Kinekor Junction, which is where the R14 deals will happen, while the other 20 percent will be called Ster Kinekor Classic where prices will remain the R35-same.
Front page news of The Argus on Wednesday (16 March, 2005) was that as from Friday 18 March the price of Ster Kinekor movie tickets at most of their cinemas will be chopped by more than half.
www.tashitagg.com /features/00304.asp   (244 words)

 www.primedia.co.za annual_report_2002 filmed entertainment's report
Ster Century Middle East operates 26 screens from four multiplexes in Abu Dhabi, Sharjah and Jordan.
Following the recent disposals by Ster Century Europe of 135 of its 228 screens, it now operates 93 screens in eight multiplexes in Ireland, UK, Spain and Slovakia (the latter having been sold pending regulatory approval).
On the international front, the group’s cinema interests are in Ster Century Europe (40,6% shareholding) and Ster Century Middle East (50% shareholding).
www.primedia.co.za /annual_report_2002/fe_report   (244 words)

 Ster-Kinekor's global projections head for the stars
Ster Century will establish six sites in Spain, four in Portugal and three in Italy, comprising a total of 261 screens.
Following this transaction, and the acquisition by Primedia of 20% of Ster Century Europe from Royale, Primedia and Royale will each own 50% of the international Ster Century group, which hopes to generate turnover of more than 350-million a year by July 2002 from its 700 screens.
The international operation, under the branding Ster Century, has increased its expansion budget from 135-million to 235-million to develop 44 sites in 10 European countries, comprising a total 603 screens.
www.btimes.co.za /99/0808/comp/comp04.htm   (244 words)

 Nu Metro To Blame!
I know Ster Kinekor do it too with the Junction versus a few Select Others, but because I'm currently liking them I don't mind and most of their cinemas are now Junction anyway.
Nu Metro knew what Ster Kinekor had done and that everyone would assume their promise was similar.
The really iffy thing of it is that when Ster Kinekor announced their new reduced prices I thought it was too good to be true.
www.tashitagg.com /features/00462.asp   (244 words)

 Boston Ventures
Jonathan Scherer, Chairman of Ster Century UK and Ireland added, “The sale of our Company to Vue will place in good hands the circuit we have built into the 5th largest in the UK and Ireland.
Tim Richards, CEO of Vue said: "We are delighted to have acquired Ster Century’s UK and Ireland multiplex circuit.
We are also looking forward to operating our first cinema in the busy Dublin market and are delighted we have acquired the top grossing cinema in the UK and Ireland, the Ster Century Liffey Valley multiplex.
www.bostonventures.com /site/news/listings/vue.htm   (761 words)

 Jones Day - News/Press - Jones Day advises on sale of Ster Century cinema group to Vue
The Ster Century group operates seven cinemas in the UK and Ireland and has been sold for an undisclosed sum.
James Goold said "We were delighted to act for the sellers of Ster Century on this transaction, which is the third transaction completed for them in as many years since the group was acquired in a management buy-out backed by Inflexion Private Equity in 2003.
Vue was advised by Mayer, Brown, Rowe and Maw LLP.
www.jonesday.com /news/news_detail.aspx?newsid=334898103   (168 words)

 business.iafrica.com business news Primedia sells European cinema assets
Media and communications group Primedia announced on Wednesday the disposal of the bulk of the remaining territories of Ster Century Europe’s cinema assets in Spain, the UK and Ireland, bringing an end its international cinema expansion.
The sale of the Ster Century Europe’s last remaining cinema interest in Slovakia is currently in progress, Primedia said.
Primedia CEO William Kirsh said the disposal represents the "near conclusion of the group’s strategic objective of reducing its exposure to cinema exhibition and brings to almost finality the conclusion of a very unsatisfactory period of international cinema expansion".
business.iafrica.com /news/258575.htm   (406 words)

 Edinburgh Evening News - Cinema sale will not cause intermission
Selwyn Grimsley, chief operating officer for Ster Century, said the company was being sold by a group of investors and would be taken on by another group with no disruption to service.
But Ster Century bosses said it will be business as usual for people visiting the 12-screen, 2800-seater multiplex, which opened in October 2001.
The Ster Century cinema at the Ocean Terminal shopping centre is on the market less than two years after opening.
edinburghnews.scotsman.com /index.cfm?id=123152003   (654 words)

 www.primedia.co.za investor_relations Disposal of Ster Century Europe Limited's cinema interests in Spain, the United Kingdom and Ireland for $38m
Primedia and Kersaf today announced the disposal of the bulk of the remaining territories of Ster Century Europe's (SCE) cinema assets in Spain, the United Kingdom and Ireland.
The Group said that further details relating to the financial effects will be included by Kersaf and Primedia in their respective financial results to be published for the year ended 30 June 2003.
For Primedia this represents the near conclusion of the Group's strategic objective of reducing its exposure to cinema exhibition and brings to almost finality the conclusion of a very unsatisfactory period of international cinema expansion.
www.primedia.co.za /investor_relations/259005.htm   (283 words)

 Ster Century Cinema, No 22 The Light, The Headrow, Leeds
With 13 screens, Ster Century takes going to the cinema to a whole new level.
You'll be free from having arguments about deciding what film to go watch as the cinema shows all of the latest movies, so you can watch what you want, and then meet back up after the film is finished.
If you find that you absolutely need a rest on a Sunday, then Ster Century cinema provides the perfect hideaway.
www.myleeds.net /leeds/arts-ster-century-cinema.htm   (283 words)

 Ster Century: Romford
Nothing to look at from the outside because Ster Century is part of a complex housing other businesses, but this is a nice multiplex.
Ster sent e-mailed film times, but then withdrew the service without explanation.
Selling points are big screens and comfortable seats, and it really is worth mentioning the big screens which are out of proportion with the size of the theatres, but it works.
www.moviebunker.com /ster.htm   (127 words)

 NameTraq Last Name: Ster
The first one, GP De Ster - Sint Niklaas, took place on Flemish soil and was won by a local rider, Peter Van Santvliet, ahead of two foreign contenders, eg...
They turned over John Kelly on the Mun ster 10-metre mark and when Marcel Garvey chipped ahead there was a bit of panic in the home ranks.
These include Ster Kinekor, which will upgrade its cinema complex to the latest and greatest offering from the Ster Kinekor stable.
www.nametraq.org /Jan04/S/Ster.shtml   (127 words)

 Ster Century - Dublin
It allows you to access a captive audience in their leisure time when they are receptive to advertising messages and it's flexible enough to target different audiences depending on the film.
Disabled access and facilities are available at all our cinemas but we recommend you contact Ster Century Dublin on 01 605 5700 before your visit to check availability for your film.
If so then please send your CV to Info4Dublin@stercentury.net stating what sort of position you are looking for.
www.stercentury.ie /t2/html/cinema_info/dublin/info.htm   (258 words)

 Ster Century Leeds - Leeds venue guide - Itchy City Guides
Although the snacks&drinks are a rip off as ever the cinema has loads of screens, a wide variety of films, HUGE screens, comfy seats and best of all the student price of £3.50 is fab for a city-centre cinema.
The new Ster Century cinema opens in Leeds.
Ster Century Leeds- Leeds venue guide - Itchy City Guides
www.itchyleeds.co.uk /venues/901.html   (129 words)

 Leeds Children and Young People's Film Festival - Diary & Information
Ster will be screening some audio described films - please ring them direct for details on 0870 240 3696.
Film tickets are available from 17th March at Ster Century Cinema, Leeds.
Wheelchair accessible toilets on both floors and wheelchair accessible spaces in all screens - please pre-book with Ster directly on 0870 240 3696.
www.leedsfilm.com /archive/newsite/04/diary.html   (347 words)

 GNN - Government News Network
In referring the acquisition to the CC, the OFT drew attention to the effect of the combination of the Vue and the Ster Century cinema chains in Basingstoke and Romford and the potentially adverse effect on cinema goers that might arise should the combination lead to a substantial lessening of competition.
The CC has been asked to consider whether the completed acquisition has resulted in a substantial lessening of competition in the market for the supply of cinema exhibition services (the showing of films to the public).
Concerns were also raised by the OFT in relation to the effects of the merger in Leeds.
www.gnn.gov.uk /Content/Detail.asp?ReleaseID=170919&NewsAreaID=2   (342 words)

 Domain of Culture - Cultural Events
What happens next is revealed on the silver screen of Ster Century cinema hall 5, from May 14.
The film was not warmly welcomed by the majority of the critics who characterised it pulpy and predictable while Johnny Depp's performance received both good and bad comments.
Once again, the story focuses on a writer who, in this case, is having a hard time due to his recent divorce and his lack of creativity.
www.cultureguide.gr /events/details.jsp?Event_id=48755&catA=3   (164 words)

 Leeds International Pianoforte Competition 2003
With its 13-big screens, the latest in digital sound technology, more legroom and comfier seats, Ster Century Cinemas is the number one choice for cinemagoers in Leeds.
As part of the 40th anniversary celebrations of the Leeds International Piano Competition a film festival featuring the following famous films involving piano music is being staged at the Ster Century cinema in the Light, Leeds.
Details of films and screening times can be found at www.stercentury.co.uk, by calling 0870 240 3696 or by visiting the Box office and by registering online you can receive a weekly e-newsletter packed with special offers, competitions and the latest Ster Century Cinemas information.
www.leedspiano.com /2003/pff.html   (580 words)

 business.iafrica.com company news Primedia interim earnings rise 34%
Moving overseas, an R8.6-million gain arose from the write-up in the carrying value of Ster Century Middle East pursuant to the imminent disposal of this entity.
Turning to its advertising division, the group said this area recorded a 24.8 percent growth in revenue to R467.4-million.
Through the opening of eight home entertainment stores in townships such as Soweto — of which five were opened in 2004, Ster-Kinekor is refining its product offering and gaining knowledge to accelerate its rollout of home entertainment products (DVD and video) to township areas.
business.iafrica.com /company/419951.htm   (580 words)

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