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Deal List

Experience in mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, capital formation, entity structuring, general corporate work, and communications regulatory matters.

Mergers and Aquisitions

  • Entercom – CBS Radio merger divestiture trust in connection with the acquisition, operation, and sale of 16 radio stations in five markets
  • Urban One (UONEK) in purchase and sale of multiple radio stations, including $137.5 million sale of Los Angeles station to Bonneville International
  • Emmis Communications Corporation’s (EMMS) acquisition of radio stations WBLS and WLIB, both licensed to New York, New York, for $131 million
    Franchise Services of North America’s acquisition of Advantage Rent-A-Car from Hertz
  • SagamoreHill Broadcasting’s sale of Montgomery television stations for $18 million
  • Sainte Partners’ sale of California television stations for $8 million
    Broadcaster selling multiple Telemundo TV stations for $21 million
  • Private equity group in $15 million purchase of food production company
  • Private equity group in $14 million purchase of services business
  • Private equity group in $13 million purchase of software company
  • Private equity group in $5 million debt financing of apartment buildings
  • Private equity group in $3 million debt financing for real estate developer
  • Red Wolf Broadcasting’s acquisition of three FM translator stations
  • Grace Broadcasting’s sale of Nashville radio station for $1.825 million
  • Emmis Communications’ sale of 16 TV stations for $1.24 billion to seven separate buyers
  • iHeartMedia, Inc.’s $5 billion simultaneous sale and exchange transactions with two dozen broadcast groups
  • iHeartMedia, Inc.’s divestiture of over 450 radio stations in multiple transactions
  • Black Crow Media Group’s $55 million and $50 million secured syndicated debt facilities, and $35 million equity investment
  • Asia Broadcast Satellite’s financing and acquisition of ABS-1 satellite from
  • Lockheed Martin and Intersputnik; equity financing from Citibank Venture
  • Capital International; and debt financing from Asia Debt Management
  • Four Points Media Group’s acquisition of seven TV stations for $185 million from CBS

Vertical Real Estate / Tower Deals

  • Tower developer in sale of 75+ towers to public REIT for over $70 million
  • Tower developer in sale of 60+ towers to public REIT for over $50 million
  • National public broadcaster in sale and leaseback of 16 broadcast towers with SBA Communications
  • Urban One (UONEK) in auction, sale, and leaseback of 16 broadcast towers
  • Tower developers in respect of debt and equity financing, ground leases and licenses, real estate diligence, and related matters with public and private counterparties, and MLAs/ SLAs.
  • DAS company in respect of venue leases and licenses, and MLAs/ SLAs.
  • Tower developer in acquisition of 14 towers for $18 million
  • Tower development in sale of towers to Vertical Bridge
  • Tower developer in sale of towers to Insite Wireless
  • Sainte Partners in sale of towers to Grain Communications
  • Sainte Partners in sale of towers to American Tower
  • Horizon Tower in sale of towers and multi-site backhaul network to American Tower
  • Horizon Tower in purchase of multi-site backhaul network
  • Black Crow in sale and leaseback of multiple broadcast tower sites to Global Towers
  • Power Tower in sale of towers to Global Towers
  • Quest For Life in sale of towers to Global Towers
  • Roberts Tower Company in sale of municipal tower sites to AP Wireless

Outside General Counsel

We represent a variety of small and medium size enterprises as outside general counsel, including small and medium sized radio and television broadcasters, transmission tower development companies, a “DAS” communications infrastructure company, a nanoparticle developer and producer, a frozen beverage company, an infrastructure management software company, a healthy food and wellness company, and a brokerage and financial advisory firm.

Finance and Equity Transactions

  • Regional television broadcaster in senior and subordinated loan financings
  • Multiple private equity groups on various minority investments, including drone company, smart-home technology company, and corporate gifts company
  • Mortgage acquisition investment fund for senior secured loan, collateral custodial arrangement, and related transactions
  • Franchise Services of North America’s equity and debt financing with
  • Macquarie Capital for the purchaser of Advantage Rent-A-Car from Hertz
  • Regional Anheuser Busch distributor’s renewal of $30 million line of credit
  • SkyOnline’s acquisition from bankruptcy, and subsequent partial sale, of undersea cable interest and telecommunications business of Teleglobe, serving Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, El Salvador, Mexico, and Panama
  • Emmis Communications’ acquisition of a national radio-station network in Bulgaria
  • Private equity firm’s multimillion dollar investment in national technology company
  • Lead transactional counsel for major elder-care company in connection with various entity and transactional matters, including: facility sales, closures, and spinoffs; $225 million senior subordinated-credit facility; $10 million senior secured credit facility; $15 million A/R facility

Bankruptcy and Workout

(as special counsel for corporate and transactional matters)

  • Black Crow Media Group’s Chapter 11 bankruptcy and workout negotiations including acquisition by Southern Stone Communications of GE Capital’s senior secured position for $20 million
  • Peak Broadcasting’s Chapter 11 bankruptcy and workout negotiations
  • Real estate investment firm’s mediation and restructuring of $5 million senior secured debt facility
  • Real estate investment firm’s mediation of $7 million senior secured debt facility
  • Real estate investment firm’s restructuring of $13 million senior secured debt facility

Hospitality

  • Advice in connection with development and ownership of St Regis Monarch Beach
  • Negotiation of brand agreements with Hilton, Marriott, Kimpton and Hyatt
  • Advice in connection with development of new branded hotels in Mexico City, New York and Oregon
  • General counsel to international hospitality asset management company
  • General counsel to restaurant catering and consulting company in Orange County, California