SINGAPORE (Aug 13): Cityneon’s bet on Hollywood blockbuster-themed exhibitions seems to be paying off, even as analysts cut their earnings forecasts. Investors are cheering the fact that, under executive chairman Ron Tan, the company is winning new deals to build exhibition sets around the world, based on popular movies.

In April, Cityneon made its European debut when it opened Jurassic World: The Exhibition in Paris. The following month, it announced that it had secured the rights to build a second Jurassic World set. At the same time, it announced it had clinched a seven-year licensing deal with Lions Gate Entertainment for The Hunger Games: The Exhibition. Along with The Walt Disney Co’s The Avengers and Transformers, Cityneon now has a total of four such licences.

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