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. Paul Hastings LLP is a leading global law firm with offices in Asia, Europe, and the United States. We provide innovative legal solutions to financial institutions and Fortune 500 companies. Please visit www.paulhastings.com for more information.