Representative Transactions

Communications & Media

  • Represented two Persian Gulf Sovereign Wealth Funds in formation of investment fund master feeder structure and associated special purpose vehicles (“SPVs”) and subscriptions of capital to serve as vehicle for in-bound investments into U.S. technology and media companies, including structuring and managing U.S. and non-U.S. economic and management interests to facilitate favorable CFIUS (Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States) review

  • Represented fixed satellite service operator in cross-border joint venture with regional content provider and in supply chain commercial arrangements

  • Represented major food services company in negotiation of voice/data telecommunications outsourcing agreements and compliance with European Data Privacy Directive

  • Represented media conglomerate in negotiation of wireless distribution of content to telecommunications carriers

  • Represented Russian wireless operator in European private equity financings and network build out

  • Represented French wireless carrier in series of data networking service outsourcings

  • Represented Canadian satellite operator in joint venture to merge business with American satellite operator and $50 million private equity investment, including five asset sales, intellectual property contributions and structuring transaction for Canadian tax and foreign ownership considerations

  • Represented German bank in financing of wireless network provider reseller for wireless services throughout the western United States

  • Represented European wireless carrier in acquisition of U.S. subsidiary

  • Represented performing arts center in outsourcing of wireless broadband network implementation

  • Represented German bank in syndicated financing of joint venturers in international joint venture to build and operate high-speed, limited access data traffic-only transatlantic cable

  • Represented satellite/terrestrial wireless provider in spectrum rebanding negotiations

  • Represented a leading fixed satellite service operator in its development of emergency responder and IPTV services

  • Represented Cable Operator in series of multi-billion dollar acquisitions and divestitures of regional cable systems and subscriber blocs

  • Represented multiple Satellite Operators, Cable Operators and Broadcasters in capacity, programming, affiliation and other content rights acquisition and distribution agreements

  • Represented Cable Operator in the outsourcing of VoIP services to its subscribers

  • Represented wireless service licensee in outsourcing to major PCS provider

  • Represented French-American media conglomerate in negotiation of rights with independent television program developers

  • Represented private equity consortium in leveraged acquisition of group of radio stations, including debt and equity financings, marketing and administration arrangements and assignment of FCC broadcast licenses

  • Represented German media conglomerate in negotiation of rights with digital content developers

  • Represented public gaming industry company in development of broadband network to permit parimutuel wagering among participating racetracks, including Internet/Web-based access and betting tabulation and satellite and cable streaming of races