VSS-Southern Theatres, LLC (“Southern”) is a portfolio company of Veronis Suhler Stevenson ("VSS"), a leading private equity firm. Southern was formed in May of 2003 by Mr. George Solomon who has been in the theatre business with his family for over 50 years. He launched Southern to develop and operate state-of-the art multiplex stadium-seating movie theatres. VSS is a private equity and mezzanine capital fund management company dedicated to investing in media, communications and information industries in North America and Europe.
VSS-Southern Theatres, LLC is a top 20 theatre circuit in the United States and is responsible for the daily operations of The Grand Theatres and AmStar Cinemas. The company operates 18 locations with 266 screens in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Texas. Southern is well positioned for continued expansion in key markets throughout the United States. Southern is proud to be headquartered in New Orleans, LA.