Communications, Media and Information Technology attorney Erwin Krasnow is featured in the Radio and Television Business Report as part of the first in a series of articles that will debunk common misconceptions about acquisitions in the television and radio space.
The series includes extensive commentary from Erwin and co-authors Doug Ferber (CEO of DEFcom Advisors) and Bishop Cheen (Analyst/Consultant with SNL Kagan), and comes in the middle of a very active M&A market—proposed station transactions this year topped $4.4 billion through mid-September—where consolidations are imminent and false perceptions about purchasing broadcast stations run rampant.
The first installment examines the myth that a television spectrum auction is user friendly and easy to understand. With the FCC’s proposed March 2016 launch of the Broadcast Television Incentive Spectrum Auction, which has already been likened to a Rubik’s Cube, things may certainly get even more complicated.
Read the full article on the Radio and Television Business Report website (subscription required).