Struggling AMC Entertainment said early Monday it has raised or signed commitments for $917 million including additional financing since December, calling it “enough cash to “make it through this dark, coronavirus-impacted winter.” “This means that any talk of an imminent bankruptcy for AMC is completely off the table,” said CEO Adam Aron in a statement.
AMC Entertainment CEO Adam Aron said Tuesday that the nation’s largest cinema chain had raised $204 million in two weeks in December out of at least $750 million it needs to get to the other side of a global pandemic that has crippled moviegoing. It was the latest capital raise after previous rounds of AMC
The association of theater owners, NATO, called on Congress Tuesday to get an aid package approved, saying exhibitors are desperate for help. It’s begged for help before. Now Senators Schumer, Cardin and Shaheen have included relief for movie theaters as part of the Save Our Stages initiative, which is included in the COVID relief bill