The transactions are expected to close simultaneously following regulatory approval in the fourth quarter of 2013.
Jones Day is acting as legal counsel to Cumulus and Macquarie Capital is acting as financial advisor to Cumulus. Kirkland & Ellis LLP is acting as legal counsel to Dial Global.
Cumulus will host a teleconference on September 3, 2013 at 11:00 AM, Eastern Time, to discuss the pending transaction. The conference call dial-in number for domestic callers is 877-830-7699, and international callers should dial 660-422-3366 for call access. Please call five to ten minutes in advance to ensure that you are connected prior to the presentation. The call also may be accessed via webcast at www.cumulus.com .A copy of the slide presentation that will be used in the conference call will be filed with the SEC on a Form 8-K prior to the call. Following completion of the call, a replay can be accessed until 12:00 AM Eastern Time, September 30, 2013. Domestic callers can access the replay by dialing 855-859-2056, replay code #47029426. International callers should dial 404-537-3406 for conference replay access. Forward-Looking Statements This press release contains "forward-looking" statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 and other federal securities laws, regarding, among other things, the pending acquisition of Dial Global, expected earnings, revenues, cost savings, leverage, operations, business trends and other items, that are based on current expectations and estimates or assumptions. These forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those predicted in any such forward-looking statements. Such factors include, but are not limited to, Cumulus' ability to complete the Dial Global acquisition, or the sale of stations to Townsquare Media, on the expected timeline, the failure to obtain necessary regulatory approvals or to satisfy any other conditions to the acquisition, the failure to realize the expected benefits of the acquisition, and general economic and business conditions that may affect the companies before or following the acquisition. For additional information regarding risks and uncertainties that may affect Cumulus, see the risk factors and other information contained in Cumulus' filings made from time to time with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including its Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2012 and subsequently filed periodic reports. Cumulus assumes no responsibility to update the forward-looking statements contained in this release as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.