Herrick, Feinstein Represents New York Yankees in News Corporation’s
Acquisition of YES Network Equity Stake
Corporate Legal Specialists Serve As Lead Counsel to Yankees
NEW YORK -- December 20, 2012
Herrick, Feinstein LLP is proud to have represented the New York Yankees and
Yankee Global Enterprises in News Corporation’s acquisition of a 49 percent
equity stake in the Yankees Entertainment and Sports Network (YES).
“The value of sports programming has increased dramatically over the past few
years and will continue to do so,” said Irwin A. Kishner, Chairman of
Herrick's Executive Committee and Co-Chairman of the firm's Corporate
Department. “This acquisition is a testament to the Yankees’ reputation as a
premier sports brand, and as a long time legal advisor to the organization,
we’re proud to have played a role in this important transaction.”
The Herrick deal team was led by Mr. Kishner and included Partners Richard M.
Morris, Edward B. Stevenson, also Co-Chairman of the Corporate Department, and
Daniel A. Etna, as well as Associates Glenn L. Stein, Matthew H. Kunkes and
David R. Hoffman.
Herrick’s Corporate Department has a track record of successes representing
major clients across the country and around the world, including many Fortune
1000 firms. The firm’s clients include financial institutions, private equity
firms, venture capital firms, hedge funds, investment banks and private
investors on a full range of matters.
Founded in 1928, Herrick, Feinstein LLP is a prominent 165-lawyer firm
providing a full range of legal services, including real estate, litigation,
bankruptcy, employment, corporate, tax and personal planning, government
relations, insurance and intellectual property law.
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