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Nexstar Strikes $4.6 Billion Deal for Media General, as Meredith Withdraws Offer
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • January 29 2016

This week, Nexstar Broadcast Group successfully enticed Media General (MG) away from merger partner Meredith Corp., as members of the MG board


Joint Venture Begins Deployment of NYC Wi-Fi Network
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • January 8 2016

On Tuesday, CityBridgea Joint Venture led by wireless chip maker Qualcomm and consisting of various tech companiescompleted the first


FCC proposes to streamline broadcast foreign ownership review
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • October 30 2015

Broadcasters seeking to raise foreign ownership levels beyond statutory benchmarks may soon be eligible for the same streamlined review procedures


Nexstar offers $4.1 billion for Media General
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • October 2 2015

Three weeks after Media General (MG) unveiled plans to acquire Meredith Corporation in a $3.1 billion deal that would establish the combined entity


Altice strikes $17.7 billion deal for Cablevision
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • September 18 2015

Four months after entering the U.S. cable market with a $9.1 billion offer to acquire St. Louis-based Suddenlink Communications, Alticethe


Media General to pay $3.1 billion for Meredith Corporation
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • September 11 2015

In a key development that impacts the U.S. television broadcasting marketplace, Media General (MG) agreed Tuesday to acquire Meredith Corporation in


KDDI, Sumitomo bid $2.7 billion for control of Japanese cable operator
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • Japan, USA
  • October 26 2012

On Wednesday, Japanese wireless operator KDDI joined forces with Sumitomo on a US$2.7 billion bid for the remaining shares of Jupiter Telecommunications that would give the partners joint control of more than half of Japan’s cable television market


Liberty Global to pay $4.48 billion for German cable group
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • March 25 2011

Solidifying its position in the German cable television market, Liberty Global agreed on Monday to acquire Kabel Baden-Wuerttemberg (KBW), Germany's third-largest multichannel video program distributor, in a deal valued at 3.19 billion (U.S. $4.48 billion


Comcast-NBCU merger approved by FCC, Justice Department
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • January 21 2011

More than a year after announcing merger plans, Comcast and NBC Universal (NBCU) won FCC and Justice Department (DOJ) approval on Tuesday for their $28 billion union


News Corp. offers $11.5 billion for remaining BSkyB stake
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • June 18 2010

In hopes of seizing upon the full potential of one of its prime overseas assets, News Corp. offered US$11.5 billion to acquire full ownership of British satellite TV firm BSkyB, Europe’s largest pay television service provider