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Technology, Media, Entertainment, and Telecommunications (TMET)

The emerging dominance of digital has created an increasingly converged world across the tech, media, entertainment, and telecoms industries. Whether you are an industry leader, disruptor, lender, or investor, navigating new paths to growth requires innovative thinking balanced by sophisticated risk management. We can help.

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Client Successes

Represented three leading media companies in the U.S. Federal Communication Commission's landmark auction of broadcast spectrum, which won the Financial Times Innovative Lawyers Awards.

Represented Brocade Communications Systems, Inc. in the US$1.5B acquisition of Ruckus Wireless, Inc. in a cash and stock transaction.

Advised GI Partners, a leading private equity firm, and its portfolio company Peak 10 on a definitive agreement under which Peak 10 will acquire ViaWest, Inc. from Shaw Communications Inc. for US$1.675B.

Represented Zhonghong Group, a diversified holding company focused on strategic growth opportunities in the leisure, tourism, and culture industries, in its acquisition of a 22% stake in SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc.

Innovative Advisors Providing Creative Solutions

As convergence and disruption create significant new opportunities, our clients turn to us to tackle the regulatory, financing, talent, and legal pressures that are exerting their own dynamics on the industry.

Our lawyers’ depth of knowledge across all vertical segments of the industry, coupled with the breadth of our key services across multiple jurisdictions, enables us to address our clients’ evolving needs.

NAVIGATING NEW PATHS TO GROWTH

  • Our global team helps close complex, cross-border transactions, from M&A to licensing and strategic partnerships.
  • We guide critical capital raising, from early stage private placements to registered equity and debt offerings.
  • Our team is pushing the forefront of new disruptive tech, from payments to virtual reality, while protecting all angles of IP, from the PTAB to trade secrets.
  • Our lawyers chart the changing regulatory landscape, from cybersecurity, the FCC, and FTC to global antitrust.
  • We help create innovative infrastructure and operating policies, from data centers to talent management.

INDUSTRY RECOGNITION

  • One of only three firms to be ranked in the Top 10 in the Financial Times’ Innovative Lawyers report across Asia, Europe, and North America
  • Our lawyers have been recognized  for their our leading expertise in media, entertainment, technology, and telecoms by Legal 500 US, Chambers USA, and Variety
  • Awarded as the #1 Standout Firm by the Financial Times of the most innovative North American law firms for great legal ideas

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