Press Release

Morgan Lewis Advises The Economist Group in CQ Roll Call Sale to FiscalNote

August 21, 2018

NEW YORK, August 21, 2018: Morgan Lewis represented The Economist Group, a provider of international business and world affairs news and analysis, in the sale of CQ Roll Call to FiscalNote, which leverages its own technology to track and analyze global legislative data and help organizations connect with government officials.

The transaction closed on August 20, 2018, and the combined company will operate as FiscalNote. The Economist Group obtains an 18% equity stake in FiscalNote, making it the largest single shareholder of the company.

Partner Robert Dickey and associate Mehar Jagota led the Morgan Lewis team advising The Economist Group in the acquisition. Associates Danby Kim and Reni Benson provided support.

Read The Economist Group’s announcement of the transaction.