Debevoise and Weil lead as Discovery becomes BBC business partner with $14.6bn Scripps deal

Kirkland and Sullivan have also won roles as US broadcaster buys joint-owner of British TV channel Dave

Debevoise & Plimpton and Weil Gotshal & Manges are taking the lead on Discovery Communications’ $14.6 bn (£11bn) acquisition of Scripps Network Interactive.

Kirkland & Ellis and Sullivan & Cromwell are also advising.

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