Great Hill Partners acquire Gizmodo Media Group and The Onion from Univision

Monday 15 April 2019 | News

We congratulate Great Hill Partners on the successful acquisition of Gizmodo Media Group and The Onion from Univision. Gizmodo Media Group is an online media company and blog network; The Onion is a satirical digital media company and newspaper. Both are headquartered in the United States.

Great Hill Partners plan to rebrand the business under “G/O Media”, with a portfolio that includes Gizmodo, Deadspin, Jezebel, The Onion and AV Club. OC&C is delighted to have supported Great Hill Partners in acquiring these exciting brands.

OC&C is a leading advisor to investors and corporate clients in the consumer media space, with expertise in TV & Film, Sports broadcasting, print and digital publishing and consumer internet. We have advised on landmark recent deals in digital publishing, having supported Exponent with their successful acquisition of Dennis Publishing in 2018, as well as extensive work with global corporations to develop their strategy and commercial performance.

For more details on this transaction or OC&C's broader experience in this space, please contact Mostyn Goodwin.

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