Debevoise Advises Greater Media in its Sale to Beasley Broadcast Group

19 July 2016

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP is advising Greater Media, Inc. (“Greater Media”) in Beasley Broadcast Group, Inc.’s acquisition of all of the outstanding stock of Greater Media for an aggregate consideration of approximately $240 million, subject to adjustments.

Greater Media celebrated its 60th Anniversary in broadcasting on March 31, 2016. Owned by the Bordes family, the Company was founded in 1956 by Yale classmates Peter A. Bordes and Joseph Rosenmiller and grew to become one of the premiere privately-held broadcast companies in America. From the ownership of a single radio station in Southbridge, Massachusetts, Greater Media built a diversified portfolio of successful communications companies. Debevoise has represented Greater Media and the Bordes family since 1983.

The Debevoise team is led by partner Richard D. Bohm and includes partners Paul D. Brusiloff, Lawrence K. Cagney, Jeffrey P. Cunard, Peter A. Furci, counsel Stuart Hammer, associates Matt Auten, Jessica Batzell, Morgan J. Hayes, Kamal Nesfield, Lena E. Smith, Lale Uner and Erica S. Weisgerber.

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