LAWFUEL – The Legal Newswire – New York – July 17, 2007 – Debevoise & …

LAWFUEL – The Legal Newswire – New York – July 17, 2007 – Debevoise & Plimpton LLP is advising Salford Georgia (Salford) and Compound Capital Limited (Compound) in connection with Metromedia International Group, Inc.’s (Metromedia) agreement pursuant to which affiliates of Salford and Compound will make a tender offer, expected to commence before July 20, 2007, for all issued and outstanding shares of Metromedia common stock at a purchase price of $1.80 per share in cash.

Salford Georgia is the local Georgian office of Salford Capital Partners Inc., an international private equity and investment management firm focused on developing markets. Compound is an international private investment firm based in Bermuda. Metromedia International Group, Inc., through its wholly owned subsidiaries, owns interests in several communications businesses in the country of Georgia. Debevoise & Plimpton LLP is a leading international law firm with offices in New York, Washington D.C., London, Paris, Frankfurt, Moscow, Hong Kong and Shanghai.

The Debevoise team is led by partner Gregory V. Gooding and includes partner Gary M. Friedman and associates Peter M. Friedman, Jenay A. Nurse, Matthew O’Halloran, Dmitriy A. Tartakovskiy and Charles E. Wachsstock.

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