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Participants
John Merriwether Vice President, Investor Relations
Adam Aron President and Chief Executive Officer
Sean Goodman Chief Financial Officer
Eric Wold B. Riley FBR
Jim Goss Barrington Research
Eric Handler MKM Partners
Alan Gould Loop Capital
Meghan Durkin Credit Suisse
Jason Bazinet Citi
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Operator

Greetings and welcome to the AMC Entertainment Third Quarter 2020 Earnings Conference Call. At this time, all participants are in a listen-only mode. [Operator Instructions] As a reminder, this conference is being recorded. It is now my pleasure to introduce your host, John Merriwether, Vice President of Investor Relations. Please go ahead.

John Merriwether

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Adam Aron

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Sean Goodman

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Adam Aron

Thank you, Sean.

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Operator

FBR. first comes question Our Instructions] question. B. from Wold Eric [Operator with Please with Riley proceed your

Eric Wold

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Adam Aron

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Eric Wold

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Adam Aron

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Eric Wold

Got Thanks Adam. it.

Operator

you. Thank

with Our comes question. your Goss Barrington Please from next Research. question Jim proceed with

Jim Goss

Thanks. Adam I’m wondering…

Adam Aron

Hi, Jim.

Jim Goss

how doing? are Hi, you

Adam Aron

All good.

Jim Goss

Challenging time, no doubt.

Adam Aron

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Jim Goss

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Jim Goss

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Adam Aron

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Jim Goss

pass one one I’ll and it… just other Maybe

Adam Aron

as day. you get Jim. want of We many all You got

Jim Goss

want – this others No, is ask to questions.

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Adam Aron

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Jim Goss

you and certain that Okay year. every leases a number generally would theaters, have of expiring

would that as funds? sources you at potential look you any other there that that Are have So, choice. issues of beyond

Adam Aron

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Jim Goss

and you Appreciate good much. luck. thank right, it very All

Adam Aron

Thanks, Jim.

Operator

Thank you.

Please with comes Handler from question. Eric MKM question next the Our Partners. proceed with

Eric Handler

for very you where ended and of evening. thank chance us October much you terms about liquidity, any questions you you cash? update could on in good Few Yes,

Sean Goodman

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case these the all you worst scenario. we’re offset So, actions I’ve worst that case that scenario, but given will really taking

Adam Aron

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release, the million So, and $XXX in cash at end of you, September. it was we press of had the

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Sean Goodman

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Eric Handler

That's burn rate what of – average, of then your that on that expense XXX your, in is whatever excess is helpful. total? assume I And it's cash interest that, million, monthly

Adam Aron

the Sean included in That’s gave you. numbers just

Eric Handler

that? Right. And much how is

Sean Goodman

varies. it and look, Well,

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Eric Handler

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Adam Aron

gun concerns, SEC. the avert the to comment can’t all with jumping we on Eric morning this make filing made any at

Eric Handler

Thank Okay. you.

Operator

you. Thank

Adam Aron

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Eric Handler

you. Thank Understand.

Adam Aron

Thanks, Eric.

Operator

question with comes Capital. proceed your question. Loop Alan next Our with Please from Gould

Alan Gould

my got taking Adam. Hello, I've Sean. for a few questions. questions. Thanks Hello,

but on chain there of remainder can about you on First, the your that? comments there European make some was Theaters not Baltics, the trade [indiscernible] speculation of the etcetera, of is your sale the any theatres, bulk European

Adam Aron

rumors Nope. We and do speculation. on comment not

Alan Gould

expires Okay. started My March? covenant next debt one March. for there, can you what Sean. Have the covenant the I know, already to us you your you bank remind with after returns believe in and waiver discussions

Sean Goodman

Absolutely. Sure.

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of So, it's annualization QX.

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Alan Gould

XXXX when be guess date will we Okay. going Warner or exact our we to And when then the marketing know not it, to whether first sign of is they a on that it's, come know, Adam will it Woman would it's be release Wonder to have I When going better idea Christmas? that out? would start whether

Adam Aron

December XX, – They're on guess. XX. will going can opening that is I know or I we sometime or December December think this Woman XX, on will categorically on look, marketing start exactly XX? Wonder to you month, December would begin schedule. tell want I they When Their to release

Alan Gould

of is it the Sean. then pre-COVID? for they the And less, to much fixed your together. rent higher know trying having say the your interest to expense are are were much question the my deferred? come company? when I'm you start back more is more, put rent costs I How So than if higher is pay to for just the all how your this costs last Maybe out today fixed other end, we Okay.

Sean Goodman

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thing is benefits do cost are looking every in remarks mentioned the at we've is, what my the second there. taking significant have prepared we single organization. area that had, we that I we The And actions in that see

that We’re our million benefits includes cash targeting of there, that's and between CapEx. reducing million and $XXX benefits $XXX cash

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Alan Gould

questions. Okay, thanks for taking the

Operator

Thank you.

with question. Meghan Our Suisse. your with next proceed comes from Please question Credit Durkin

Meghan Durkin

is And Hi, running on take us could cash I shares? level business? give is share And of U.S.? helped if that need overseas good there where afternoon, of minimum just burn a Has – where cash market guys. One for Sean, one open? going? areas? I that on breakdown the you the a Regal more you keep wanted the to know hand are to things then in you those are holding up How's you closing How versus

Sean Goodman

Hi Meghan, Sean.

structure normal I both relative of international. for the question the domestic second is we the There's on It's of about and think cash talking was, different low. of cash, a part European cash? business. a but There in is there is pretty cash the than at level sides your between of size low of clearly minimal of split more minimum nothing And see the what it's the Just run because we the level that minimum overall. of can the Atlantic. cash level just levels dramatically of And Organization, burn of of Europe pretty but

Meghan Durkin

Okay.

Adam Aron

them our increased prepared his closure only theaters. And given or lots this market of times the we're our not show the thing where only Most Meghan, United two extensively. theaters normal are in At But of doing four. remarks, half has weekends. we've and open, one of States a open modeled yes, day, share Sean in other the theaters, as obviously those of said

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it So, our share are way. And in rising. right the marketplace we is doing we the benefiting because think we're

Meghan Durkin

Thanks. it leave Okay, at that. I'll

Adam Aron

you. Thank

Operator

you. Thank

next with Our question. comes question proceed from Citi. with Please Bazinet Jason your

Jason Bazinet

Thanks this get difference crunch been to least assistance in until at of wildcard so had studios arrears you much. and that pay of give of is date? question ticket Then XXX% is, to you any I of [indiscernible] could through Have just the up at the studios any you two value, there sort second government been have that willing sort my there sort it of let's say later Thanks. questions. period maybe and this terms in some the crunch here help back period? through

Adam Aron

Thanks.

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Jason Bazinet

Fair enough. Thank you.

Operator

you. Thank

question. comes proceed from Beynon with Please Our Macquarie. question next Chad your with

Unidentified Analyst

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Adam Aron

Thanks.

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Unidentified Analyst

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Adam Aron

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Operator

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Adam Aron

Very brief. you, everybody. Thank

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