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CircusTrix Acquires Rockin’ Jump

Paul, Weiss represented CircusTrix Holdings, LLC, the world’s largest developer and operator of indoor extreme recreation parks, in its acquisition of Rockin’ Jump Holdings, LLC, a leading franchise operation in the indoor family fitness entertainment space.

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Media & Entertainment Headlines: Variety Features Paul, Weiss Partners

In this video interview, corporate partner Ariel Deckelbaum and entertainment/IP partner Chuck Googe, both the recipients of Variety Legal Impact awards, discuss trends in media and entertainment, and how the changing technological landscape affects traditional media.

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Zhonghong Acquires Blackstone Stake in SeaWorld

Paul, Weiss advised Zhonghong Zhuoye Group in the structuring and review of various licensing agreements in connection with Zhonghong’s acquisition of a 21 percent stake in SeaWorld Entertainment from Blackstone Group.

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Hemisphere Media Group Amends Credit Facility

Paul, Weiss advised Hemisphere Media Group, Inc. in refinancing its $213 million term loan to lower the interest rate and extend the maturity date, among other things.

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Supreme Court Declines to Review NFL Concussion Settlement

The U.S. Supreme Court declined to review the landmark concussion settlement between the NFL and former players. The league, represented by Paul, Weiss and Paul Clement of Kirkland & Ellis LLP, had urged the Court to deny the petition by 32 former players who objected to the settlement, claiming that to do so would jeopardize the benefits due the class members under the settlement. 

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AMI Completes Debt Refinancing

Paul, Weiss client American Media, Inc. (AMI), which owns and operates leading celebrity and lifestyle media brands in the United States, announced that it successfully completed the refinancing of its outstanding indebtedness and discharged its obligations under its existing revolving credit facility, the indenture governing its 11.5% first lien senior secured notes due 2017 and the indenture governing its 7.000% second lien senior secured notes due 2020.

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Ariel Deckelbaum and Chuck Googe Featured in Variety’s Legal Impact Report

Corporate partner Ariel Deckelbaum and entertainment partner Chuck Googe were featured in Variety's 2015 Legal Impact Report, which spotlights the top lawyers in the entertainment industry.

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