October 21, 2016 10:56 AM ET


Company Overview of American Media, Inc.

Company Overview

American Media, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, publishes celebrity and health and active lifestyle magazines in the United States and Europe. It operates through Celebrity Brands, Men’s Active Lifestyle, and Corporate and Other segments. The Celebrity Brands segment provides various weekly magazines under the National Enquirer, Star, OK!, Globe, National Examiner, and Soap Opera Digest brand names. The Men’s Active Lifestyle segment offers Men’s Fitness, a lifestyle magazine for men from 18 to 34 years old on fashion, grooming, automotive, finance, travel, and other lifestyle categories; Muscle & Fitness, a fitness physique training magazine; Flex, a bodybuilding magazine; and Muscle ...

1000 American Media Way

Boca Raton, FL 33464

United States

Founded in 1990

333 Employees



Key Executives for American Media, Inc.

Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President
Age: 64
Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President and Treasurer
Age: 50
Senior Vice President of Operations
Age: 53
Men's Fitness Editorial Director and Chief Executive Officer of Galvanized
Chief Information Officer and Executive Vice President of Digital Media Operations
Age: 49
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

American Media, Inc. Key Developments

American Media, Inc. announced delayed 10-Q filing

On 08/16/2016, American Media, Inc. announced that they will be unable to file their next 10-Q by the deadline required by the SEC.

American Media, Inc. Successfully Completes First Lien Notes Reduction

American Media, Inc. (AMI) announced the successful completion of the previously-announced first lien notes reduction. Bondholders have exchanged approximately $59 million of the company's first lien notes due in 2017 for approximately $76 million of the company's existing 7% second lien notes due in 2020. In addition, AMI separately issued approximately $76 million of 7% second lien notes to equity investors in the company. These transactions result in a decrease of AMI's first lien notes to approximately $213 million and an increase of 7% second lien notes to approximately $191 million.

American Media, Inc. Announces Earnings Results for the Third Quarter and Nine Months Ended December 31, 2015; Reaffirms Earnings Guidance for the Fiscal 2016

American Media, Inc. announced earnings results for the third quarter and nine months ended December 31, 2015. For the quarter, the company reported revenue was $55.1 million against $58.5 million a year ago. Adjusted EBITDA was $18.1 million against $16.7 million a year ago. Operating income was $5.9 million against $6.4 million a year ago. For the nine months, the company reported revenue was $173.2 million against $177.0 million a year ago. Adjusted EBITDA was $56.5 million against $40.1 million a year ago. Operating income was $19.9 million against loss of $10.0 million a year ago. The fiscal 2016 guidance remains unchanged with revenue of $230 to $235 million, EBITDA of $80 to $85 million, up 8% to 15% over prior year.

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