R.H. Donnelley acquires Dex Media
Client(s) R.H. Donnelley Corporation
Jones Day advised R.H. Donnelley Corporation in its $9.8 billion acquisition of Dex Media, Inc. The company is now the nation's third largest Yellow Pages publisher (based on revenues) with significant local online search capabilities. The combined company operates in 28 states across the U.S. with over 600 directories having a total circulation of 73 million, serving over 600,000 local and national advertisers. In addition to M&A representation, Jones Day provided antitrust (with clearance by the Department of Justice), employee benefits, environmental, financing, labor, and tax advice regarding this transaction.