AMC Entertainment will acquire Carmike Cinemas to be the largest theater chain in North America. One Carmike's shareholder opposed the acquisition, citing the price offer was too low.
China's Dalian Wanda Group Co signed a 1.05 billion euros ($1.2 billion) deal to buy Swiss sports marketing firm Infront Sports & Media AG, and said it plans to acquire more overseas companies this year to deepen its push into sports and entertainment.
AMC Entertainment Holdings Inc is reportedly selling the shares it is offering in its initial public offering at a discount, which would value the cinema chain 7.2 times bigger than its estimated earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization or EBITDA in 2014.
US movie company AMC Entertainment Holdings Inc said it will seek to raise USD 368 million in its initial public offering. AMC is owned by the Dalian Wanda Group controlled led by Wang Jianlin, the richest man in China.
U.S. cinema chain AMC Entertainment Holdings Inc plans to raise as much as $368 million from an initial public offering of 18.4 million Class A shares.