AMC and Loews Cineplex announce merger

August 2005
Display & Design Ideas;Aug2005, Vol. 17 Issue 8, p7
Trade Publication
The article reports that AMC Entertainment Inc., Kansas City, Missouri and Loews Cineplex Entertainment Corp., New York, the No. 2 and No. 3 movie theater chains respectively, have entered a definitive merger agreement. Peter Brown, AMC chairman, CEO and president, will remain in his role in the merged company. The merger is expected to close within six to nine months.


Related Articles

  • CONSOLIDATION FEVER.  // Film Journal International;Jun2002, Vol. 105 Issue 6, p4 

    Comments on the consolidation in the motion picture theater industry in the U.S. Details of the controlling interest taken by Onex in Loews Cineplex Entertainment; Acquisition of General Cinemas and Gulf States Theatres by AMC Entertainment; Rumors of a merger involving Cinemark Theatres.

  • Loews Corp. not high on sharing name. Goldsmith, Jill; DiOrio, Carl // Variety;01/29/2001, Vol. 381 Issue 10, p5 

    Reports on the financial problems plaguing motion picture theater companies in the United States in 2000. Why Loews Corp. has denounced any connections with Loews Cineplex Entertainment Corp.; Financial loss reported by Loews Cineplex in 200; Plans of AMC.

  • CIRCUIT MASTER. Galloway, Stephen // Hollywood Reporter -- International Edition;3/14/2006, Vol. 393 Issue 27, p27 

    The article states that, as the exhibition sector braces for a digital cinema rollout, AMC Entertainment Inc. hopes to lure audiences back to the movies with quality service and state-of-the-art facilities. More that four decades after its creation, AMC Entertainment finds itself at a...

  • SCREEN SHOTS. DiOrio, Carl // Daily Variety;8/18/2003, Vol. 280 Issue 31/32, SPECIAL REPORT. p28 

    Presents a list of film theater companies featuring independent films in the U.S. Total number of screens owned by AMC Entertainment Inc.; Percentage of screens owned by Pacific Theaters playing independent films; Overview on the distribution strategy of Loews Cineplex Entertainment Corp.

  • AMC, Loews toast merger completion. Snyder, Gabriel // Daily Variety;1/27/2006, Vol. 290 Issue 20, p6 

    The article reports on the completion of the merger of AMC Entertainment Inc. and Loews Cineplex Entertainment Corp. in the U.S. The merged company operates 4,431 motion picture theaters across the country. It appointed Peter Brown as president of the new company. Moreover, it will use AMC...

  • Movie Theaters Face Pressure From DVDs, But Outlook Is Stable.  // High Yield Report;8/8/2005, Vol. 16 Issue 31, p3 

    Reports on the financial issues facing motion picture theater companies in the U.S. Impact of the declining box office ticket sales; Influence of the DVD market on the decline; Plan of AMC Entertainment Inc. and Loews Cineplex Entertainment Corp. to merge in order to overcome financial problems.

  • AMC-LOEWS MERGER CASTS SHADOW ON SIDE BIZZES.  // Boxoffice;Aug2005, Vol. 141 Issue 8, p41 

    Reports on the effects of the merger of AMC and Loews on cinema advertising and online ticketing business in the U.S.

  • HIGH TIME FOR LOEWS. Goldsmith, Jill // Daily Variety;4/15/2004, Vol. 283 Issue 8, p5 

    Reports on the auction launched by Loews Cineplex in New York City. Bids of AMC Entertainment Inc. and Cinemark USA Inc. for the theater chain; Financial companies interested in Loews; Bankers of the company.

  • NORTH AMERICAN GIANTS OF EXHIBITION.  // Boxoffice;Jan2005, Vol. 141 Issue 1, p34 

    Presents a directory of movie theaters in North America. Regal Entertainment Group; AMC Entertainment; Cinemark USA; Loews Cineplex Entertainment; Carmike Cinemas.


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics