Paul Hastings Advises Barrington Broadcasting Group LLC in $370 Million Sale of TV Stations to Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc.

March 01, 2013

New York, NY-- Paul Hastings, a leading global law firm, announced today that the firm represented Barrington Broadcasting Group LLC, an operator of television stations in markets across the United States, in the sale of 18 television stations to Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. for $370 million.

The transaction, which is subject to customary regulatory approvals, also involves the exercise of option agreements by Barrington and the sale of five additional stations with respect to which Sinclair will provide certain support services. The stations are located in 15 markets in the United States. More information on the deal can be found on the purchasers website.

M&A partner Eric Dodson Greenberg led the Paul Hastings team, which also included associates Scott Oross, Elizabeth Razzano, Laura McGurty on M&A matters and Matt Gibson on FCC-related issues. Antitrust partner Michael Cohen and and associate Michael Wise, Employment partner Eric Keller, Real Estate associate David Burch and Tax partner Ziemowit Smulkowski also provided assistance on the transaction.

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