US duo take headline roles on sale of Washington Post to Amazon chief
Cleary Gottlieb Stein & Hamilton and Cravath Swaine & Moore have taken the key roles on Amazon.com founder Jeffrey Bezos' $250m (£163m) acquisition of prestigious US newspaper The Washington Post. The takeover will see the billionaire buy the paper and several other publishing businesses in a personal capacity, as opposed to a deal led by e-commerce giant Amazon.
Cleary Gottlieb Stein & Hamilton and Cravath Swaine & Moore have taken the key roles on Amazon.com founder Jeffrey Bezos’ $250m (£163m) acquisition of prestigious US newspaper The Washington Post.
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