PVR acquires DLF's DT Cinemas for Rs 500 crore

New Delhi: In yet another consolidation in the multiplex business, PVR ltd on Tuesday acquired DLF’s ‘DT Cinemas’ for Rs 500 crore on a slump sale basis. “The board of directors of the company at its meeting held on June 9, 2015, has approved acquisition of the cinema exhibition business of DLF Utilities ltd,” PVR said in a filing to BSE. 

It further said: “PVR ltd executed definitive agreements with DLF Utilities ltd to acquire its cinema exhibition business, which is operated under the brand name of ‘DT Cinemas’, on slump sale basis for an aggregate consideration of Rs 500 crore approx.” 

DT Cinemas, the wholly-owned subsidiary of realty giant DLF, has 29 screens with a seating capacity of more than 6,000, while PVR Cinemas has 467 screens in 105 properties in 43 cities. 

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