LAWFUEL – Law News Network – As reported by The New York Times, The Da…

LAWFUEL – Law News Network – As reported by The New York Times, The Daily Deal and other media outlets, on July 31 Paul, Weiss client Time Warner Inc. and its cable subsidiary, Time Warner Cable Inc., and Comcast Corporation announced that they completed the acquisition of substantially all of the assets of bankrupt cable operator Adelphia Communications for approximately $12.5 billion in cash and 16 percent of Time Warner Cable stock. As part of the transaction, Time Warner Cable and Comcast completed redemptions of Comcast’s interest in Time Warner Cable and its subsidiary, Time Warner Entertainment Company, L.P., and also exchanged some of their respective subscribers (after completing the Adelphia acquisition) to consolidate their respective customer bases in key regions. As a result of these transactions, Time Warner Cable gained approximately 3.3-million subscribers, for a total of 14.4 million, while Comcast added approximately 1.7-million subscribers.

The Paul, Weiss team consisted of partners Mitchell Berg, Mark Bergman, Henk Brands, Jay Cohen, Robert Fleder, Charles Googe, John Kennedy, Alan Kornberg, Kelley Parker, Jeff Saferstein, Jeffrey Samuels, Robert Schumer, Joseph Simons, Lawrence Wee and Alfred Youngwood; counsel Robert Hajdu, Barry Langman, Didier Malaquin, William O’Brien; associates Ron Aizen, Sam Amdursky, Christopher Arana, Craig Benson, Brian Chang, Toby Clark, Julie D’Ambruoso, Penny Dearborn, Ariel Deckelbaum, Elizabeth Eaton, Neil Goldman, Patricia Harley, John Hynes, Michael Hong, Nick Kujawa, Pang Lee, Danielle Monnig, Erin Murphy, Brett Nadritch, Margaret Phillips, Nicholas Smolansky, Eric Stoller, Janine Ivanova Wicklund, Peter Wright, Catherine Ying and Tani Zahavi; staff attorney Kevin Colby and Ramona Prioleau; paralegals Carolyn Carlsen, Brooke Filler, Mariko Foster, Kat Harp, Charlene Kwan, Joe Monzione, Brooke Spiegel, Maurice Tatnall, Gita Tiku and Amanda Walker; and summer associates Beatrix Bong and James Calkins.

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