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Morgan Lewis Advises The Wicks Group in Acquisition of Bisnow

May 06, 2016

BOSTON, May 6, 2016: Morgan Lewis represented private equity firm The Wicks Group in its acquisition of Bisnow, LLC and related debt and equity financings.  The transaction closed on April 29 and was announced on May 5. 

Bisnow is North America’s leading commercial real estate news and events company.  The company maintains over 600,000 e-newsletter subscribers, hosts over 400,000 unique visitors to its website per month, and produces almost 300 events with more than 60,000 ticket buyers per year across 30 metro markets.  The Wicks Group invests in lower-middle-market companies operating in selected segments of the information, education and media industries principally in the United States and Canada.

Morgan Lewis partner Brian Keeler and associate Katerina Papacosma led the acquisition and equity finance teams, and partner Ian Wenniger led the debt financing team.  They were supported by partners Robert Wolf, Daniel Nelson, Jean Cogill, Matthew Howse, Paul Beusang, and Michael Schlemmer; senior attorney Shannon Nakabayashi; and associates Kristen Ferris, Meredith Klionsky, Jason Traue, Meghan McCarthy, Carly Grey, Jill Weintraub, Peter Mee, Lindsay Russell and William Currie.