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31 March 2014

Battery, Gemini Israel bring fan-generated sports media platform FTBpro funding to $24m

football-soccer-pitch-goal Battery Ventures and Gemini Israel Ventures have renewed their commitments to fan-generated sports media platform FTBpro by leading an $18m financing round.

3 February 2014

KKR acquires 9.7% stake in Hertha Berlin

football-soccer-pitch-goal Private equity major KKR has acquired a 9.7 cent stake in German football club Hertha Berlin for €61.2m.

21 January 2014

Gulf Finance House sells more of Leeds United following December 2012 buyout

Leeds United Bahrain-based Gulf Finance House has agreed a partial sale of its stake in English second-tier football club Leeds United just over a year after signing a deal to buy the business.

25 October 2013

Union Square Ventures backs The Football App

football-soccer-pitch-goal German football information provider The Football App has raised a $7m financing round led by Union Square Ventures and backed by angel investors.

25 April 2012

Soccer and private equity – A game of two halves

Both soccer and private equity are result-based activities but outcomes can be widely unpredictable, writes Ray Maxwell.


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