AMC Said to Plan Bid for Guy Hands's Odeon Cinemas in Europe

  • AMC is majority-owned by Chinese billionaire Wang Jianlin
  • Deal for Odeon & UCI would give AMC strong Europe foothold

AMC Entertainment Holdings Inc., the U.S. theater chain controlled by Asia’s second-richest man, is assembling a bid for Odeon & UCI Cinemas Group valuing the European company at as much as 900 million pounds ($1.3 billion), according to two people familiar with the matter.

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