Representative Transactions

Communications & Media

  • Represented two Persian Gulf Sovereign Wealth Funds in formation of investment trust and associated vehicles and subscriptions of capital to serve as vehicle for in-bound investments into U.S. technology and media companies, including 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