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Clifford Chance advising Hearst on its acquisition of Rodale's global content business

20 October 2017

Clifford Chance advising Hearst on its acquisition of Rodale's global content business

Clifford Chance is advising long-time client The Hearst Corporation on its acquisition of the magazine and book businesses of Rodale Inc., a health and wellness content company that publishes Men's Health, Women's Health, Prevention, Runner's World, Bicycling, and other titles in the US and around the world. The deal was announced on October 18, 2017. Transaction terms have not been disclosed.

The Clifford Chance team is being led out of New York by partner Kathleen Werner and associates Matthew Warner and Christine Kim. Partners Tim Cornell (Washington) and Katrin Schallenberg (Paris) and associates Victoria Baltrusch (Paris), Brian Concklin (Washington), Esther Lee (Washington), and Frans Muller (Amsterdam) are advising on the antitrust aspects of the transaction; partners Howard Adler and Paul Koppel are advising on employment; partner Philip Wagman and associate Michaela Morr are advising on tax; and counsel Vicky Manthas and associate Dana Bono are advising on real estate.