Seward & Kissel Represents Growth Catalyst Partners in its Acquisition of Equine Network

January 12, 2021

On January 8, 2021, private equity firm Growth Catalyst Partners (“GCP”) announced its acquisition of The Equine Network (“Equine Network”) in a corporate carveout from Active Interest Media, Inc.  Seward & Kissel was pleased to represent GCP in connection with this middle market private equity transaction.

Equine Network is the leading provider of proprietary sports content, information and tech-enabled services to the U.S. equine industry.  GCP is a middle market growth equity firm focused on information, marketing and tech-enabled services businesses.

Seward & Kissel LLP ( is a leading New York law firm, originally established in 1890, offering legal advice emphasizing business, financial and commercial law and related litigation. The firm’s Business Transactions Group handles middle-market M&A, private equity, venture capital and joint venture transactions involving a wide variety of industries. The firm is ranked as Highly Regarded for Corporate/M&A by Chambers USA and is recommended by The Legal 500 in the middle-market M&A category, stating that Seward & Kissel “advises on market-leading transactions within the industries where the firm has an international reputation, namely investment management and shipping” and “also handles complex middle-market deals in the media industry and international sell-side M&A.”

The company’s announcement describing this transaction is available here.