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Italy's Serie A and B agree to set up broadcast rights companies

Tuesday 1 December 2020 | 09:47 CET | News
Italy's top-tier Serie A and second-tier Serie B football leagues have agreed to set up their own separate companies to sell their respective media rights. Lega Serie A, the organising body of Italy's top flight league competition, has accepted an offer from a consortium of private equity companies including CVC Capital Partners and Advent plus Italian state-backed fund FSI for a 10 percent stake in a new entity that will manage its media rights. The 20 Serie A clubs voted unanimously in favour of the EUR 1.7 billion proposal, but Reuters reported there are still some tax and legal

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: Dazn / Sky Italia
Countries: Italy
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