Great Hill Partners in its Acquisition of Gizmodo Media Group and The Onion from Affiliates of Univision


Sidley represented Great Hill Partners in the acquisition of Gizmodo Media Group and The Onion from affiliates of Univision.

Great Hill Partners, a Boston-based private equity firm, purchased technology-focused website Gizmodo, satirical news website The Onion and other assets from Spanish language media company Univision Communications. The deal amount is undisclosed.

The team was led by Alexander Temel (Picture), a private equity partner in the firm’s Boston office. Team members also included Boston private equity counsel Daniel Rawner and associate Jordan Baber and Chicago Tax partner Karen Hayes.

Involved fees earner: Jordan Baber – Sidley Austin LLP; Daniel Rawner – Sidley Austin LLP; Alexander Temel – Sidley Austin LLP;

Law Firms: Sidley Austin LLP;

Clients: Great Hill Partners LLC;