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Paul, Weiss Advises on Preferred Share Buyback for Emmis Communications

Paul, Weiss advised client Emmis Communications in a transaction to allow and provide financing for Emmis to ultimately acquire its preferred stock as reported in The Deal Pipeline on Friday. The transaction led to a spike in shares in trading Friday following news that an entity managed by Sam Zell's Equity Group Investments would finance the transaction; the stock rose nearly 15% on Friday afternoon.

The Paul, Weiss team included corporate partners James M. Dubin, Eric Goodison and Lawrence G. Wee, counsel Scott D. Fisher and Philip Heimowitz, litigation partner Daniel J. Leffell and tax partner Peter J. Rothenberg.

November 15, 2011

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