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Herbert Smith Freehills has advised Event Hospitality & Entertainment Limited on the sale of its German cinema exhibition division, CineStar, to UK-based Vue International Bidco Plc for an upfront payment of €130 million and variable consideration of up to € 91.8 million depending on Germany market admissions for calendar year 2019. This represents a maximum potential enterprise value for CineStar of € 221.8 million. The transaction is subject to competition authority approval in Germany. 

The Herbert Smith Freehills team was led by Dr. Nico Abel, assisted by Ruediger Hoffmann, Tatiana Guenster, Moritz Kunz, Dr. Anja Lingscheid and Dr. Marcel Nuys.

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