Private equity firms in talks to invest in Serie A
6 May 2020
US group CVC Capital Partners is in talks to acquire a 20 per cent stake in the Italian top flight.
Meanwhile, Blackstone is in separate discussions to lend clubs money to help them cover costs during football's shutdown.
US based private equity firms CVC Capital Partners and Blackstone are in separate discussions on a potential investment in the Italian Serie A, according to the Financial Times.
The proposed deals, initiated before the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic, would see CVC acquire a 20 per cent stake in Serie A for €2 billion (valuing the league at €10 billion), whose clubs could lose a collective €650 million in case the current season is cancelled.
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