Tale of Two Industries

Marino, Jonathan
February 2010
Mergers & Acquisitions Report;2/15/2010, Vol. 23 Issue 7, p22
The article discusses the highlights of the Argyle Executive Forum's 2010 Deal Making in Media & Telecom held in New York City on February 9, 2010. Julie Richardson, managing director of Providence Equity Partners, emphasized several events that happened in 2009, including the acquisition of Skype by Silver Lake Capital and the increase in the number of younger Web consumers who are using online media. Panelists at the forum agreed on the importance of having more federal spending in order to increase the national data infrastructure network.


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