Case | HBS Case Collection | July 2001

Regal Cinemas LBO (A)

by Malcolm S. Salter and Daniel Green


This case describes one of the greatest LBO failures of the 1990s. It presents an overview of the difficulties two experienced buyout sponsors were forced to deal with.

Keywords: Leveraged Buyouts; Corporate Governance; Failure;


Salter, Malcolm S., and Daniel Green. "Regal Cinemas LBO (A)." Harvard Business School Case 902-019, July 2001.