On October 3, 2022, Equine Network, LLC (“Equine Network”), the market leading tech-enabled data and membership services platform to the $130 billion U.S. equine industry, announced it has completed its acquisition of the Horse Radio Network (“HRN”), one of the longest running independent podcasting networks in the world. Seward & Kissel is pleased to have represented Equine Network in connection with this middle market private equity transaction.
Equine Network’s platform is designed to entertain, support and inform the equine community, and its offerings include unique tech-enabled services for horse owners, live equestrian competitions, innovative content, and engaging digital experiences. HRN produces a portfolio of podcasts regarding equestrian competitions and horse ownership, and its podcasts include Horses In the Morning, the Dressage Radio Show, and Adulting With Horses. Growth Catalyst Partners is a middle market equity firm focused on information, marketing and tech-enabled services businesses.
Seward & Kissel LLP (www.sewkis.com) 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 has considerable expertise in M&A;…The team regularly acts for private equity firms, international businesses and financial services companies in a huge variety of domestic and cross-border corporate and financing transactions.”
The company’s press release describing this transaction is available here.
Seward & Kissel Represents The Equine Network in Connection with its Acquisition of Horse Radio Network
October 5, 2022
James E. Abbott
Craig A. Sklar
Meir R. Grossman