Herbert Smith Freehills and Macfarlanes lead on private equity purchase of Time Inc's UK arm

Top UK firms lead on sale of publisher of magazines including NME and Marie Claire

Herbert Smith Freehills (HSF) and Macfarlanes are playing the lead roles on the sale of the UK arm of Time Inc to private equity firm Epiris.

Time Inc’s UK magazine business includes NME, Marie Claire and Country Life. It is being sold by US parent company Meredith to private equity firm Epiris, whose investments include the UK franchise of US-style restaurant group TGI Fridays and bowling company Hollywood Bowl.

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