Signature Theatres, LLC

Signature Theatres, LLC
San Ramon, CA


Initial Investment by Marwit: 1997
Operating Partner: Philip Harris III, CEO
George Mann, CFO
Signature Theatres is the 12th largest movie theatre chain in the U.S., and the second largest in Northern California. The company operates 30 theatres comprising 309 screens in California, Hawaii and Montana. In 1997 and 1998, Marwit led $22.5 million of structured equity investments in the Company to support a growth and expansion plan. Co-investors in the Company include Key Principal Partners. In September 2004, the Company was sold to Regal Entertainment Group (NYSE: RGC), the largest theatre exhibition company in the world, for $200 million in cash, at which time Marwit fully realized its investments.