Multi-market LPTV deal reaches the finish line


Media Vista Group has closed on its acquisition of four low power television stations from SP Television.

They quartet bring Univision programming to three markets. Two, WIVF-LP and WLZE-LP, are located in Fort Myers. Also included are KUKC-LP Kansas City MO and WUMN-LP Minneapolis MN. The deal was filed with the FCC 1/7/13.

According to Greg Guy of Patrick Communications, the deal went in the books at $3.5M.

The seller is a subsidiary of Silver Point Capital. Duane Lammers signed off on the deal.

Heading up the buyer, according to Guy, is CEO Orlando Rosales.