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CVC ‘seeks Covid-19 clause’ as part of Six Nations investment

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Private equity firm CVC Capital Partners is reportedly seeking a clause in its investment deal with the Six Nations rugby union tournament that would allow it to withhold funding if Covid-19 causes disruption to next year’s event.

CVC has been in talks over acquiring a 14-per-cent stake in the Six Nations for £300m (€331m/$378m) but the move has been delayed because of the Covid-19 pandemic.

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