LOEWS' TEUTON TRIP EU quick to stamp exhib's visa in Ufa sale

Stern, Andy
August 2003
Daily Variety;8/7/2003, Vol. 280 Issue 24, p6
Trade Publication
Reports on the approval of the European Union (EU) to the plan of the U.S.-based Loews Cineplex Entertainment Corp. to buy the bankrupt theater company Ufa Theater AG in Germany. Disclosure on the bargain price for the acquisition; Involvement of German movie house operator Kieft & Kieft in the acquisition deal; Status of the merger under the antitrust procedure of the EU.


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