We advised Gersh on the acquisition

Davis Polk advised The Gersh Agency, LLC on its acquisition of the digital and alternative content departments of A3 Artists Agency Ltd. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Founded in 1949 by Phil Gersh, The Gersh Agency has been a pillar of the representation business. Over the past decade, Gersh’s growth has accelerated, reaching approximately 300 employees today, with 125 agents across nine full-service departments and offices in Beverly Hills and New York.

Founded in 1977 and headquartered in Los Angeles, California, A3 Artists Agency is a talent and literary agency known for fostering careers and building the personal brands of some of today’s most notable actors, writers and content creators across a broad spectrum of the media industry.

The Davis Polk corporate team included partner Michael Davis and associate Ryan Olson. Partner Robert F. Smith provided sponsor finance advice. Partner Ethan R. Goldman provided tax advice. Partner Adam Kaminsky and associate Laetitia Krisel provided executive compensation advice. Partner Edmund Polubinski provided litigation advice. Members of the Davis Polk team are based in the New York and Washington DC offices.