New York – May 15, 2007 – LAWFUEL – The Law Newswire – Debevoise & Plimpton LLP advised Discovery Communications in the exchange of Cox Communications, Inc.’s 25% ownership stake in Discovery for Travel Media, Inc., the company that owns Travel Channel and TravelChannel.com. The exchange was completed May 14, 2007.
Discovery Communications is a nonfiction media company reaching more than 1.5 billion cumulative subscribers in over 170 countries. 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 was led by partner Richard D. Bohm and includes partners William B. Beekman and Peter A. Furci and associates Michael A. Diz, Eric R. Heller, Matthew O’Halloran, Matthew A. Heintz, Tameka Nachelle Simmons and Stefan P. Stauder.