Press Release

Morgan Lewis Advises Harron Communications in Cable Provider Sale to Block Communications

July 08, 2014

PHILADELPHIA, July 8, 2014: A team of Morgan Lewis lawyers represented Harron Communications, L.P. in the sale of its Mississippi and Alabama cable systems to Block Communications, Inc. Operating under the MetroCast name, the systems provide a full suite of video, high-speed internet and phone services for residential and commercial customers throughout communities in northern and central Mississippi, including Oxford and Starkville, and Alabama. The transaction, which was announced today, is expected to close in the fourth quarter of 2014, following the satisfaction of regulatory requirements and other customary closing conditions.

The Morgan Lewis team was led by Business and Finance partner Richard Aldridge and included associates Andrew Mariniello and Douglas Kingston; Antitrust partner Harry Robins and associate Heather Fuentes; Real Estate associate Kevin Delaney; EBEC partner-elect Patrick Rehfield; and Tax partner Paul Gordon.

For further information about the transaction, please see Block Communications’ press release.