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Luminar is to rebrand as The Deltic Group, and will invest £3m in the transformation of former Chicago Leisure sites into its new Bar & Beyond format.
Luminar has acquired the Chicago Leisure chain of eight bars from Sun Capital Partners for undisclosed terms.
Luminar is to invest at least £2m in improvements to its chain of 59 nightclubs this year.
Luminar has been sold out of administration to a team of leisure industry executives for £45m, saving up to 3,000 jobs at its chain of Liquid, Oceana and Lava & Ignite nightclubs.
Luminar is to raise £36m in a share placing to fund the expansion of its chain of 88 nightclubs, including possible new sites in Manchester, Reading, Glasgow, Liverpool and Sheffield.
Luminar is to sell 26 bars to a new company called Cavendish Bars, in order to focus on its remaining 90 sites.
Luminar is to open an Oceana nightclub at the Leisure World complex in Southampton in September, following the £6m refurbishment of the existing Ikon and Diva clubs.
Luminar has sold its entertainment division in a £79m partial sale-and-leaseback deal with property company Prestbury, in order to focus on its Oceana, Liquid and Lave & Ignite nightclubs.
Luminar is to create more than 100 jobs at a £5m Oceana nightclub due to open in Wolverhampton in September.
Luminar is in discussions with Plymouth City Council about plans to set up a £6m Oceana superclub at the Barbican Leisure Park in Coxside, which could lead to the creation of 100 new jobs.
Luminar is considering plans to sell or rebrand its chain of 16 Jumpin' Jaks nightclubs, in response to an increase in competition from pubs offering extended opening times.
Luminar has sold 49 nightclubs and bars to a management buy-out, operating under the name of Candu Entertainment and backed by Close Brothers Private Equity, for £27m, and £10m will be spent on refurbishing the sites.
Luminar has sold the Camden Palace music venue in London to an undisclosed buyer for £4m, in order to focus on branded entertainment sites.
Luminar Leisure is to open a £1m Chicago Rock Cafe in Chester-le-Street at the end of March, with the creation of 40 jobs.
Luminar has announced a £100m plan to refurbish its chain of nightclubs, with 54 sites being converted into four nationwide brands - Oceana, Liquid, Life and Lava-Ignite.
Luminar Leisure is to open a new £1.5m nightclub in Peterborough in December, with the creation of 35 jobs.
Luminar Leisure has started work on the £2.5m refurbishment of The Palace nightclub in Aberdeen.
Luminar, the operator of night clubs and bars, is looking to expand into continental Europe over the next two years.
Luminar Leisure is to open a £2m Life entertainment venue at the Light on the Headrow development in Leeds next month, with the creation of 70 jobs.
Luminar is to invest more than £12m in seven new nightclub venues in Scotland, and a further £5m will be used to refurbish 10 premises acquired from Scottish & Newcastle earlier this year.
Luminar Leisure, the bar and nightclub operator, is planning to open 44 more venues next year, at a cost of £90m.
Luminar has acquired 10 discos from Scottish & Newcastle for £11m, and is planning to further expand its estate of 252 sites by opening 41 new outlets this year.
Luminar is to set up a chain of jazz and blues venues in cities across the country, with the first openings in Birmingham, London, Edinburgh, Cardiff and Dublin.
Luminar is planning a £4m redevelopment of the former Co-op store on Lincoln's Silver Street later this year, including a nightclub and pub and the creation of more than 100 jobs.
Luminar is to acquire Northern Leisure in a £392m deal, creating a combined group with 237 nightclubs and late-night pubs.
Luminar Leisure is to set up a Chicago Rock Cafe at Newport on the Isle of Wight, with the creation of up to 60 jobs.
Luminar is to acquire 20 nightclubs and seven bars from Allied Leisure for £34m, and the sites will be converted into Chicago Rock Cafes, Liquid nightclubs, and Rhythm Room restaurants.
Luminar Leisure Group is investing £1.7m in a new restaurant and night club in Plymouth that will create 90 jobs.
Luminar is to open another 12 Chicago Rock Cafes this year, as well as three discos and a Rhythm Room Bar and Grill.