Pinsent Masons advises AMC Entertainment Holdings, Inc. on €65m sale of Baltic region theatre locations

02 Sep 2020 | 04:14 pm |

Multinational law firm Pinsent Masons has advised AMC Entertainment Holdings, Inc (AMC) on the €65m ($77 million) sale of nine theatre locations across the Baltic region to Up Invest.

Headquartered in the USA, AMC is the largest movie exhibition company in both the USA and the world, with 1,000 theatres and 11,000 screens globally. The 9 theatre locations, based across Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia, have been purchased by Estonian headquartered investment company - Up Invest.

The cross-jurisdictional and multidisciplinary team advising on the transaction at Pinsent Masons was led by partner Tom Leman and senior associate James Kaye. They led a team including associate Alexandra Aikman, associate Ben Elliott, senior associate Chris Watts, solicitor Kamila Simekova, trainee solicitor Alex Hum, trainee solicitor Ali Alromaihi and legal project manager Rinesh Pankhania.

The team at Pinsent Masons worked in close collaboration with the in-house legal team at Odeon Cinema Group Ltd (a wholly owned subsidiary of AMC) to ensure the success of the deal. The team included Chief Legal & Compliance Officer Chris Thomas, Senior Group Legal Counsel Fiona Johnston and Robert Seefeldt Vice President Legal from AMC.

Pinsent Masons also partnered with Sorainen (a firm with presence in the Baltic regions) to deal with local law issues across all jurisdictions on the deal.

Latest press releases

Show me all press releases

Pinsent Masons appoints employment partner in Dublin

Multinational law firm Pinsent Masons has enhanced its employment law capabilities with the appointment of Dublin-based Deirdre Lynch to lead the firm’s employment teams in Ireland and Northern Ireland.

Pinsent Masons announces new co-heads of Madrid, Inmaculada Castelló and Fernando Gutiérrez

Multinational law firm Pinsent Masons has appointed Inmaculada Castelló and Fernando Gutiérrez as co-heads of the Madrid office as of 1 September 2022.

Pinsent Masons advises UMS Consulting on its acquisition by Expleo

Multinational law firm Pinsent Masons has advised the shareholders of UMS Consulting GmbH & Co. KG on the sale of their shares to Expleo Group S.A.S.

People who viewed this press release also viewed

Show me all press releases

Pinsent Masons advises UMS Consulting on its acquisition by Expleo

Multinational law firm Pinsent Masons has advised the shareholders of UMS Consulting GmbH & Co. KG on the sale of their shares to Expleo Group S.A.S.

Pinsent Masons advises on landmark financing of FINN

Multinational law firm Pinsent Masons has advised French investment company Korelya Capital on the EUR 100+ million financing of car subscription start-up FINN.

Pinsent Masons advises Northern Gritstone on £215m fund raising

Multinational law firm Pinsent Masons has advised the new investment business Northern Gritstone, founded by the Universities of Leeds, Manchester and Sheffield, on its £215m fund raising.

For all media enquiries, including arranging an interview with one of our spokespeople, please contact the press office on

+44 (0)20 7418 8199 or 

Location contacts