Thursday, December 2, 2010

Two more transactions announced

Media Services Group has announced a couple of transactions. Though small deals, they provide evidence that the deal market is slowly but surely coming back to life.

1) Fort Wayne, IN Area FM Station Is Sold

Godwin-Starkes Property Management, LLC, an Indiana limited liability company has agreed to purchase the assets of WNUY-FM licensed to Bluffton, IN from Independence Media of Indiana, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company and IM IN Licenses, LLC, an Delaware limited liability company. Godwin-Starkes Property Management, LLC through an affiliated company, owns WQSW-LP Fort Wayne, IN.

The purchase price is $350,000.

Bob Heymann of the Chicago office of Media Services Group and Stephan Sloan of
Media Services Group’s Providence office served as the exclusive brokers representing the seller in this transaction.

2) Tennessee Temple University has agreed to purchase the assets of Radio Station WUUS (AM), licensed to Rossville, GA (serving Chattanooga, Tennessee), from 3 Daughters Media, Inc. for $175,000.

Eddie Esserman of Media Services Group’s St. Simons Island, GA, office represented Tennessee Temple University in this transaction.

Both transactions are subject to FCC approval.

Congratulations to Bob, Stephan and Eddie on getting deals done in a tough financing environment!

Media Services Group