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, 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.