Akin Gump Advises Lender in Sale of Revolution Studios

(Los Angeles) – Akin Gump advised SunTrust Bank in connection with Fortress Investments’ purchase of Revolution Studios from Joe Roth. SunTrust was the lead bank in the deal.

Roth founded Revolution Studios in 2000 after serving as chairman of Walt Disney Studios and 20th Century Fox.

The Akin Gump team was led by entertainment and media partner Marissa Román Griffith. It included senior counsel Steven Fayne and associate Vanessa Roman, also members of the firm’s entertainment and media practice.

For media coverage of the deal, as reported by Variety, please click here.

Founded in 1945, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP is a leading international law firm with more than 850 attorneys in offices throughout the United States, Europe, Asia and the Middle East.

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