Vox Media announces merger with New York Magazine

September 24, 2019Client News

Gunderson Dettmer client Vox Media has announced its definitive agreement to merge with New York Media. The merger will combine the publisher of New York Magazine with the ten year old modern media brand. The new Vox Media will have a combined portfolio of Curbed, The Cut, Eater, Grub Street, Intelligencer, Polygon, Recode, SB Nation, The Strategist, The Verge, Vox and Vulture, reaching hundreds of millions of people.

In the announcement of the merger Chairman and CEO of Vox Media Jim Bankoff said, “This combination puts Vox Media in an unparalleled position to lead the media industry forward by focusing on the highest-quality offerings, most robust business models and strongest company culture.”

The Gunderson Dettmer deal team was led by Melissa Marks and Andrew Luh, with Aaron Rubin, Mark Foster, Lisa Gorrin, Rick Fortunato, Brian Russell, Ray Koh, Jackie DeVore, Emily Lieberman, Alexa Haertel, Laura Chao, Jace Clegg and Lily Kim.