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Great Escape Theatres changes hands

By From staff reports

CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- The Great Escape Theatres at Nitro Marketplace has changed hands.

Regal Entertainment Group of Knoxville, Tenn., announced on Thursday that it has acquired the Great Escape Theatres chain.

Regal acquired 25 theaters with a total of 301 screens for $91 million, according to iStockAnalyst, an online site that reports financial news.

Great Escape, based in New Albany, Ind., opened the 12-theater complex at Nitro Marketplace in June 2005.

Regal operates theaters in 521 locations in 37 states and the District of Columbia.




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