Wednesday's Most Important Stories: Private equity firms competing for Bundesliga stake

2 December 2020

Bundesliga
Photo: PA Images Japanese bank Nomura has been hired to sell a minority stake worth between €200 million and €300 million in a new digital media company meant to sell the Bundesliga's international rights contracts, data services and other commercial propositions. 
Emil Gjerding Nielson nielson@offthepitch.com

1. Private equity firms competing for Bundesliga stake

The German Football League (DFL) earlier this year embarked on a plan to launch an international subscription service, a plan that has seemingly paid dividends, with the league having attracted interest from more than 20 private equity groups over a €300 million investment, according to the Financial Times.

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