AMC Entertainment Holdings Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Media Company

AMC Entertainment Holdings has acquired 7 companies, including 5 in the last 5 years. A total of 5 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 7 assets.

AMC Entertainment Holdings’ largest acquisition to date was in 2016, when it acquired ODEON Cinemas for $1.4B. AMC Entertainment Holdings has acquired in 4 different US states, and 3 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include consumer services (50%) and media (50%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity13
    • M&A Buy Activity6
    • M&A Sell Activity7
  • Total Sectors Invested 2
  • Total Countries Invested 3
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 12
  • M&A Advisors 4

AMC Entertainment Holdings, Inc.

One AMC Way, 11500 Ash Street,
Leawood, Kansas 66211
United States,
(913) 213-2000
www.amctheatres.com

AMC Entertainment Holdings, Inc. is a theatrical exhibition company. The Company operates more then 400 locations across North America and China. AMC Entertainment Holdings was formed in 1920 and is based in Leawood, Kansas.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (0.4/yr) # 4 1 1 - - - 6
vol $2.7B $977M $3.7B
Sell (0.4/yr) # 5 2 - - - - 7
  13

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Screenvision Exhibition, Inc. 2018-06-06 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
New York, New York · www.screenvisionmedia.com
Open Road Films, Inc. 2017-08-07 - Divestiture
Los Angeles, California · www.openroadfilms.com
New Vision Theatres, Inc. 2017-04-13 - Divestiture
Stratford, Connecticut · www.newvisiontheatres.com
Nordic Cinema Group AB 2017-01-23 977M SEK Add-on Acquisition
Stockholm, Sweden · www.nordiccinemagroup.com
ODEON Cinemas Ltd. 2016-07-12 1.4B GBP Add-on Acquisition
London, United Kingdom · www.odeon.co.uk
Carmike Cinemas, Inc. 2016-03-03 1.1B USD Add-on Acquisition
Columbus, Georgia · www.carmike.com
Starplex Cinemas 2015-12-17 175M USD Add-on Acquisition
Dallas, Texas · www.starplexcinemas.com
AMC Courtney Park 2012-06-21 - Divestiture
Mississauga, Ontario
AMC Yonge & Dundas 2012-06-21 - Divestiture
Toronto, Ontario
AMC Winston Churchill 2012-06-21 - Divestiture
Oakville, Ontario
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Business Unit M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Carmike Cinemas, Inc. 2016-03-03 New Vision Theatres, Inc. 2017-04-13 1
Columbus, Georgia · www.carmike.com Stratford, Connecticut · www.newvisiontheatres.com

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Media 3 (50%) 2.1B (57%) 6 (86%) -
Consumer Services 3 (50%) 1.6B (43%) 1 (14%) -
Total 6 $3.7B 7 -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 4 1.3B 3 -
  Illinois 1 - 1 -
  Texas 1 175M - -
  New York 1 - - -
  Georgia 1 1.1B - -
  Connecticut - - 1 -
  California - - 1 -
Canada - - 4 -
  Ontario - - 3 -
  Quebec - - 1 -
Sweden 1 977M - -
United Kingdom 1 1.4B - -
Domestic 4 (67%) 1.3B (35%) 3 (43%) -
Cross-border 2 (33%) 2.4B (65%) 4 (57%) -
Total 6 $3.7B 7 -

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Citigroup Investment Banking
3
Legal Deals
Husch Blackwell LLP
4
Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
2
Pinsent Masons LLP
2

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 2 $2.5B
$100M to $1B 2 $1.2B
TOTAL $3.7B
Largest ODEON Cinemas Ltd.
$1.4B (2016-07-12)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
67%
4 (67%)
Divested to
Investor(s)
14%
1 (14%)
Strategic(s)
71%
5 (71%)

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