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Hearn duo ‘planning to sell’ Matchroom minority stake

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Barry and Eddie Hearn, the father-and-son pair behind Matchroom Sport, are in talks with at least three private equity firms to sell a substantial minority stake in the sports event promotions firm.

CVC Capital Partners, KKR and Searchlight Capital are all said to be in the running to agree a deal, with a decision on the preferred bidder anticipated in the coming weeks, Sky News reports.

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