Cirque du Soleil Entertainment Group has completed the sale of the company to a group of its creditors led by the Catalyst Capital Group.
The company announced Tuesday that it had completed the deal with its secured lenders and emerged from legal protection from creditors.
Cirque had to cancel its shows earlier this year and due to the pandemic almost 3. Cut 500 employees.
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As part of the transaction, former MGM Resorts International CEO Jim Murren and Catalyst Capital CEO Gabriel de Alba have been named co-chairs of the company’s board of directors.
Daniel Lamarre remains President and CEO and continues to serve on the company’s board of directors.
Cirque du Soleil, Daniel Lamarre, James Murren, Montreal
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