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23 November 2015

Scottish Equity, Draper Esprit back £9.5m Series C for SportPursuit

runner-888016_1280 Draper Esprit and Scottish Equity Partners were among investors in a £9.5m Series C financing round for outdoor and sports gear flash sale site SportPursuit.

28 October 2015

Michael Jordan among new investors in EQT-backed sport data business Sportradar

basketball-85919_1280 EQT-backed sports data technology business Sportradar has picked up $44m of new funding from investors including ex-NBA superstar Michael Jordan.

22 June 2015

Adelis Equity Partners bags majority stake in Intersport Sweden

the-ball-488718_1280 Scandinavian buyout house Adelis Equity Partners has agreed to invest in Swedish sporting goods giant Intersport Sweden by purchasing a majority stake from parent company Intersport.

4 February 2014

CVC receives Liberty, Discovery bid for Formula One

European private equity firm CVC Capital has been approached by global cable company Liberty Global and US media group Discovery Communications with a bid to acquire a 49 per cent stake in racing car operator Formula One.

28 January 2014

Providence exits YES Network 21st Century Fox in $3.9bn sale

Media-focused private equity firm Providence Equity Partners has exited Yankees Entertainment and Sports Network to 21st Century Fox for $3.9bn.

24 January 2014

Palladin Consumer Retail Partners buys sports medicine company KT Health

Consumer-focused private equity firm Palladin Consumer Retail Partners has acquired KT Health, a producer of kinesiology tape and related sports medicine products.

23 January 2014

Sport technology developer Zepp Labs raises $15m VC round

Wearable sport technology developer Zepp Labs has secured $15m in Series B funding, led by expansion stage specialist GGV Capital.

5 September 2013

TDR Capital makes David Lloyd Leisure first buyout from €2bn-targeting Fund III

health-fitness-gym-exercise-bike European private equity firm TDR Capital has made the first investment from its €2bn-targeting third buyout fund by agreeing a deal health, sport and leisure group David Lloyd Leisure.

28 August 2013

LDC in talks to buy UK motorsport circuit Silverstone

UK mid-market private equity firm LDC is said to be in “advanced negotiations” for a deal which could see a management buyout of Silverstone Circuits, the company that hosts the British Grand Prix.

12 August 2013

Forstmann Little continues to consider options for IMG Worldwide

US private equity firm Forstmann Little & Co has confirmed it was exploring options for sports, fashion and media agency IMG Worldwide.

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