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Latham & Watkins Advises Skydance Media in Joint Venture With the NFL

November 16, 2022
Entertainment, Sports & Media and M&A teams leads partnership to expand Skydance Sports into the preeminent global sports content studio.

The NFL, NFL Films and Skydance Media have announced a partnership to create the premier global multi-sports production studio in the industry with Skydance Sports. The joint venture brings together one of the most decorated storytellers in sports television production history, and an award-winning media company with a proven track record and expertise in scripted film, TV, and interactive content. Via this exclusive partnership with the NFL, Skydance Sports and NFL Films will now team up to significantly expand multi-platform programming across sports in a broad range of formats for partners, fans, and viewers around the world.

Latham & Watkins LLP advised Skydance Media in the transaction with a corporate deal team led by New York partners Justin Hamill and Dan Mun, and Century City partners Rick Offsay and Adam Sullins. Advice was also provided on tax matters by Century City partners Pardis Zomorodi and Julie Crisp.