Cases & Deals

Gray Television acquires Meredith Corporation's Local Media Group for $2.8 billion

Clients Gray Television, Inc.

Jones Day advised Gray Television, Inc. in its $2.8 billion acquisition of Meredith Corporation’s Local Media Group, which owns 17 broadcast television stations in 12 local markets. Gray acquired all of the outstanding shares of Meredith Corporation for approximately $16.99 per share in cash, or $2.8 billion, immediately following Meredith’s spinoff to its shareholders of the magazine, digital and marketing assets that comprise Meredith’s National Media Group. Gray is now the second largest television broadcast group in the U.S.