Press Release July 15, 2014

Goodwin Advises LiveRail in Sale to Facebook

Goodwin Procter recently advised LiveRail on its announced sale to Facebook. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. 

LiveRail is the world’s largest programmatic platform for video publishers with over 7 billion impressions delivered monthly via the company’s platform. The company’s mission is to provide publishers with the technology to sell their video inventory smarter and safer across all devices. LiveRail, founded in 2007, employs 170 people and has offices in San Francisco, New York City, London, Paris and Romania.

The Goodwin team advising LiveRail was led by partner Jeff Klein and include associates Ian Engstrand, Victoria Elman, Duncan Enista and Tim Hurley (Corporate), partner Janet Andolina and associate Kyle Pine (Tax), partner Jennifer Fay and associate Timothy Holahan (Employment), counsels Todd Hahn and Kirby Lewis (Antitrust), counsel Jacqueline Klosek (Privacy), partner Jim Matarese (Corporate Governance) and partner Scott Webster (ERISA).

For more information, please read the LiveRail blog post announcing the transaction. Coverage of the deal included articles in The Wall Street JournalTechCrunch and Forbes, among others.