Sealing The Deal: Weil Reps AMC In $2.6B Sale To Chinese Co.

Law360, New York (July 30, 2012, 4:07 PM EDT) -- When Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP partner Doug Ryder began to hammer out the sale of Weil client AMC Entertainment Holdings Inc. by its private equity sponsors, he faced an uphill climb to work out what would become the largest-ever buyout of a U.S. company by a Chinese firm.

Ryder and the Weil team faced regulatory, corporate, private equity and finance concerns in the sale of AMC to Dalian Wanda Group Co. Ltd., a closely held Chinese conglomerate with vast movie theater holdings in Asia. The...
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