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Awards & Recognition

Ariel Deckelbaum and Michael Vogel Featured in Variety’s Dealmakers List

Corporate partners Ariel Deckelbaum and Michael Vogel are featured in Variety’s 2019 Dealmakers List.

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Client News

Endemol Shine to Be Acquired by Banijay Group

Paul, Weiss is representing Endemol Shine Group and funds managed by affiliates of Apollo Global Management, Inc. in the acquisition of Endemol Shine, which is co-owned by The Walt Disney Company and the Apollo funds, by France-based Banijay Group.

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Awards & Recognition

Bob Schumer Named a “New York Trailblazer” by the New York Law Journal

Corporate partner Bob Schumer was named a “New York Trailblazer” in the New York Law Journal’s September 2020 issue.

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Awards & Recognition

Three Paul, Weiss Partners Featured in Variety’s Legal Impact Report

Corporate partner Robert Schumer, litigation partner Jay Cohen and entertainment/intellectual property partner Chuck Googe were featured in Variety’s 2019 Legal Impact Report.

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Client News

Chatham Asset Management Acquires The McClatchy Company

Paul, Weiss advised Chatham Asset Management, LLC and its affiliated or managed funds in its approximately $325 million acquisition of substantially all of the assets of The McClatchy Company, a Sacramento-based publishing company that operates 29 daily newspapers in 14 states, through a cash and credit bid under section 363 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code, in connection with The McClatchy Company’s chapter 11 cases.

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Authentic Brands Acquires Sports Illustrated From Meredith Corporation

Paul, Weiss represented Authentic Brands Group in its $110 million acquisition of the intellectual property of Sports Illustrated from Meredith Corporation.

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Boat Rocker Media Buys Stake in Untitled Entertainment

Paul, Weiss is representing global entertainment company Boat Rocker Media in its significant financial investment in talent management and production company Untitled Entertainment.

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IMG College and Learfield Complete Merger

In a deal bringing together two of sports’ largest multimedia rights and sponsorship businesses, Paul, Weiss represented IMG College, the collegiate division of Endeavor, in its merger with Learfield. 

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