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Kinepolis plans Spanish plex

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International exhib Kinepolis is set to invest €13.8 million ($16.1 million) in a 15-screen multiplex in southern Spain.

New site, which will have 4,500 seats and create 95 jobs, will open in Pulianas in the province of Granada next May.

Kinepolis has two cinemas in Spain, one with 24 screens and 8,200 seats in Paterna and another with 25 screens and 9,200 seats in Madrid.

Exhib has 331 screens and 95,000 seats in six countries. However, Kinepolis is getting out of Italy, Poland and Switzerland to concentrate on key markets of Belgium, where it is based, France and Spain.

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