Supercharge your investing

Investor Guide Icon

Status: Performing

All payments are on time




Current Yield


Estimated Yield to Maturity


Maturity Date

15 Jul 2020

Next Interest Payment

01 Aug 2019

Interest Payment Frequency

6 months

Asset Security

First ranking charge over company assets


Entertainment, Media & Broadcasting






S&P:  B, Moody's  B3

Call Schedule

15 Jul 2016 at 103.938
15 Jul 2017 at 101.969
15 Jul 2018 at 100

Business Description

Headquartered in West London, Vue Entertainment operates 116 state-of-the-art multiplex cinemas across the UK, Germany, Denmark, Ireland, Poland, Portugal and Taiwan. It has 1,920 screens with over 230,000 seats, over 5,100 employees and over 83 million attendances per annum.

The business was founded in 1998 as SBC International Cinemas by members of the current management team. It rebranded as Vue in 2003 following the acquisition of Warner Village Cinemas and has continued to grow organically and through acquisitions. Since 2006 it has opened 12 new sites and is focused on expanding into new markets both internationally and in the UK. In 2012, the Company completed two significant acquisitions. In May, Vue acquired Apollo Cinemas, a UK circuit with 14 sites and 2.7 million annual admissions. In August, Vue acquired CinemaxX with 34 cinemas and over 290 screens across Germany and Denmark adding 16.3 million annual admissions.

In May 2013, Vue agreed to acquire Multikino, a leading Polish multiplex operator with 28 cinemas with 231 screens across 22 cities in Poland and 2 cinemas with 15 screens in the Baltics.

In August 2013, Vue Entertainment was sold to OMERS Private Equity and Alberta Investment Management Corporation (AIMCo).

Capital at risk. No FSCS cover. See Risk Statement.


Please note as a WiseAlpha member you are not lending directly to the corporate borrower. Instead, you are investing in a Participation Note, or “Note”, which corresponds and is backed by a specific bond investment made through the WiseAlpha platform reflecting the key economic terms of the investment.

WiseAlpha Technologies Limited (FRN: 751087) is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority in the UK.
WiseAlpha Technologies Limited is a company registered in England, with its registered office at Level 39, One Canada Square, Canary Wharf, London E14 5AB (Company No. 08967521).
© wisealpha.com. All rights reserved