Weil Advises Odeon Group on Securing New Financing

International law firm Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP (“Weil”) has advised Odeon Cinemas Group Limited and its subsidiaries (the “Odeon Group”) on its entry into a new c.£400,000,000 term loan facility agreement, which will enable it to refinance its existing revolving credit facility and provide further working capital.

The Odeon Group is Europe’s largest cinema operator with more than 350 cinemas across the UK & Ireland, Spain, Italy, Sweden Finland, Germany, Norway and Portugal. Odeon Group forms part of the AMC Entertainment Group, one of the largest movie exhibition companies in the world.

The Weil team

The Weil London team was led by Restructuring partners, Neil Devaney, Mark Lawford and Matt Benson and Banking partner Reena Gogna. They were assisted by Restructuring counsels Jenny Davidson and Lindsay Merritt; Restructuring associates Aziz Abdul, Wupya Nandap, Maeve Brady, Eilish Cassidy; Banking counsel Mae Morter; Banking associates Michael McDonald and Jess Carty; Corporate associate Manjinder Tiwana; and Tax partner Oliver Walker and associate Oliver Rosshandler.

The Weil New York team was led by Restructuring partners Ray C. Schrock, P.C. and Candace Arthur, Banking partner Vynessa Nemunaitis and assisted by Restructuring associate Katherine Lewis and Banking associate Justina Chen.

The Weil Germany team was led by Restructuring partner Britta Grauke with assistance from Restructuring counsel Matthias Eiden.

About Weil

Founded in 1931, Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP has been a preeminent provider of legal services for more than 80 years. With approximately 1,100 lawyers in offices on three continents, Weil has been a pioneer in establishing a geographic footprint that has allowed the Firm to partner with clients wherever they do business. The Firm’s four departments, Corporate, Litigation, Restructuring, and Tax, Executive Compensation & Benefits, and more than two dozen practice groups are consistently recognized as leaders in their respective fields.