Raine Group’s Third Growth Equity Fund Formation

Cleary Gottlieb represented the Raine Group in connection with the formation of its third growth equity fund, Raine Partners III LP.

The Raine Group, LLC is an investment banking firm. The Company provides sell-side, buy-side, private placement, merger, joint venture, defense, fairness opinion, special committee, intellectual property, capital structure and IPO advisory services, exclusively to digital, media & entertainment and sports & lifestyle companies.

The Cleary funds team included Liza Lenas (Picture), Michael Gerstenzang, Valery Federici, Samantha Cooper Rivera, Patrick Gallagher, Melody Aaron, Brooks Coe, and Adam McCoy. The tax team included Jason Factor, Susanna Parker, and Karl Heiland. Ashley Powell advised on ERISA matters. Amy Shapiro, Shirley Lo, and Ashley Kerr advised on financing issues.

Involved fees earner: Melody Aaron – Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton; Brooks Coe – Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton; Samantha Cooper Rivera – Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton; Jason Factor – Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton; Valery Federici – Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton; Patrick Gallagher – Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton; Michael Gerstenzang – Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton; Karl Heiland – Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton; Ashley Kerr – Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton; Elizabeth Lenas – Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton; Shirley Lo – Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton; Susanna Parker – Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton; Ashley Powell – Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton; Amy Shapiro – Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton;

Law Firms: Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton;

Clients: Raine Group;