Taylor Wessing advises Mediaquest on acquisition of two business websites

Taylor Wessing Middle East has advised regional media business Mediaquest on its acquisition of the AME Info and SME Info websites — two business outlets for news and information in the Middle East and North Africa region — from AME Info FZ-LLC, owned by Top Right Group.

The Taylor Wessing Middle East team was led by recently arrived corporate finance partner Tahir Ahmed, with assistance from associates Melissa Forbes and Sanjanaa Chindalia.

Michael Dennison of Allen & Overy advised the seller.

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