Chinese Conglomerate to Become Largest Movie Theater Operator in America

Tuesday, May 22, 2012

A Chinese conglomerate is set to become the largest movie theater operator in the United States. The Wanda Group, a Chinese company with extensive interests in the entertainment business, has agreed to acquire AMC Entertainment and its 5,000 movie screens across North America.

The deal is valued at $2.6 billion and marks the largest investment to date by a Chinese company in the American film industry.

Phil Levy explains China's influence on American business. He teaches international economics at the Columbia School of International and Public Affairs.

Guests:

Philip Levy

Produced by:

Marc Kilstein

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