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Latham & Watkins Advises Group Nine in its Sale to Vox Media

February 22, 2022
A multidisciplinary team advises the American digital media holding company in the transaction.

Vox Media has announced that it has completed its acquisition of Group Nine and now begins a new chapter as the leader in modern media. The newly combined Vox Media includes award-winning editorial networks that are leaders in relevance and reach across every major consumer category. The company boasts a high growth and diversified business model that includes industry leading advertising and marketing capabilities, a thriving podcast network and entertainment studio, as well as live events, ecommerce, and licensing businesses.

Latham & Watkins LLP represents Group Nine in the transaction with a corporate deal team led by New York partner Peyton Worley and Los Angeles partner Brian Duff, with New York associates Tyler Prime and Samuel Dillard. Advice was also provided on benefits and compensation matters by Bay Area partner James Metz and Washington, D.C. partner Andrea Ramezan-Jackson, with Washington, D.C. associate Eli McCrain; and on antitrust matters by Washington, D.C. partner Amanda Reeves and Washington, D.C. counsel Patrick English.