Gray Television buying Raycom Media for $3.65 billion

(Patrick) #1

Gray Television of Atlanta has bought Montgomery-based Raycom Media for $3.65 billion, according to a statement released this morning.

The deal is expected to close in the fourth quarter of the year and create the third largest television group in the country.

Under the deal’s terms, Gray will acquire Raycom Sports, which owns the ACC Network, production company Tupelo Raycom, automotive programming and production company RTM Productions, and Broadview Media, a post production and digital sign company. The combined company will have 142 television stations in 92 markets.

(Chris) #2

Thank you for posting. This brings back a ton of memories.

(Patrick) #3

Really does. I remember when the Coogs played at Louisville a couple of years ago and seeing the Raycom logo brought back memories.

(Chris) #4

I remember. I thought about the same thing exactly.