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Cumulus Media Inc. -- Moody's says Cumulus Media's asset sales and swaps are a credit positive, but ratings are unchanged

Moody's Investors Service (Moody's) says Cumulus Media Inc.'s (("Cumulus") parent company of Cumulus Media New Holdings Inc.) asset sales and swaps are a credit positive, but ratings are unchanged. Cumulus entered into an agreement to sell six stations to non-profit, Educational Media Foundation for $103.5 million in cash and are expected to generate net cash proceeds of $80 to $90 million. Cumulus also entered into an asset swap with Entercom Communications Corp. where Cumulus will receive three stations in Indianapolis in exchange for three stations located in New York and Springfield, MA.