Fenwick & West represented Audm, a subscription-based audio app that offers listeners quality longform journalism read aloud word-for-word by celebrated audiobook narrators, in its acquisition by The New York Times Company.
Launched in 2016 by Ryan Wegner and Christian Brink, Audm transforms longform articles into audio. Audm users can listen to hours of new stories every week, from publications including The New York Times, The New Yorker, The Atlantic and a host of other publishers. More information about the transaction is available from The New York Times Company’s announcement.
The Fenwick transaction team included corporate partner William Bromfield and associates Matthew McCabe, Shajee Rizvi and Adam Derry; executive compensation and employee benefits partner Matthew Cantor; technology transactions partner Jonathan Millard and associate Joseph Schenck; and tax partner Adam Halpern.