Honolulu Agreement Includes $22M Raycom Payment

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By Andrew Gauthier Comment

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Honolulu Merger logos The shared services agreement between KGMB-TV, KHNL-TV and KFVE-TV will have Alabama-based Raycom Media Inc. pay $22 million to new KFVE owner MCG Capital Corp. of Virginia, according to a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

The payment amounts to a sale, which would require regulatory approval the parties have said was unnecessary.

MCG’s SEC filing said it completed an asset-exchange transaction with Raycom on Oct. 26.

As part of a deal dated Oct. 16, MCG exchanged with Raycom certain assets used in the operation of MCG’s KGMB-TV “in return for a $22.0 million note, with current pay interest,” as well as programming assets used in the operation of K5.

Also on Oct. 26, it entered into a shared services agreement with Raycom in which Raycom is providing services to K5, the Wednesday filing said. More…

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