Lega Serie A

The American billionaire Krause family is reportedly close to a deal to acquire Italian Serie A team Parma in a deal which values the club at more than €100m ($119m).

Italy’s Serie A football clubs have unanimously approved the formation of a new company designed to market the broadcast rights to the top division of the domestic game.

Brazilian commercial broadcaster Bandeirantes has acquired the rights to the Italian Serie A in a one-season deal to cover the forthcoming 2020-21 campaign

Italy’s Serie A football clubs are set to meet tomorrow (Wednesday) to discuss final offers made by three private equity groups for a stake in a new holding vehicle that will oversee the league’s broadcast rig…

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Brazilian commercial broadcaster Band is in advanced negotiations with the IMG agency to acquire the rights to the Italian Serie A football league

A joint investment proposal from private equity houses CVC, Advent and FSI, and one led by a separate consortium consisting of Bain Capital and NB Renaissance Partners are reported to be leading the running…

Private equity firms CVC Capital Partners and Advent International have come together to offer €1.3bn ($1.53bn/£1.17

The 2020-21 Italian Serie A season is in serious danger of being left without a broadcaster in Brazil as OTT platform DAZN has cancelled its deal one year early, SportBusiness understands

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SportBusiness explores how a new ban on gambling advertising in Italy will affect sports rights owners and sponsors.

As the Premier League embarks on its international rights sales, SportBusiness Intelligence, the market intelligence and consultancy arm of the SportBusiness Group, looks at how top football properties…

Six investment funds are said to have made binding offers to Lega Serie A, governing body of the top division of Italian club football, regarding a media company that would market broadcast rights

Lega Serie A, the governing body of the top division of Italian club football, has placed a cap of 15 per cent on any potential private equity investment into a new commercial entity

Seven groups, including Wanda Sports Group and its agency Infront, are said to have been given the green light to proceed with potential investment offers for Lega Serie A, governing body of the top division…

The 20 clubs from Italian football’s top-tier Serie A have decided against withholding the signal from Sky Italia, the pay-television broadcaster and rights-holder, over an ongoing row over the payment o…

Milan’s civil court has hit pay-television broadcaster Sky Italia with an injunction after an appeal from Lega Serie A over a missed rights fee payment by the broadcaster amid the Covid-19 shutdown.

Interregional Sports Group will project virtual branding and graphics at closed-door Serie A stadiums for the remainder of the 2019-20 season after the Italian league expanded its partnership with the…

Italian football’s Lega Serie A has decided to continue to examine proposals from private equity investors following a general assembly meeting.

Cash-strapped Serie-A clubs could find it difficult to agree a deal with a private equity investor because of internal politics and deep-seated rivalries, according to leading Italian financial journalist…

Pay-television broadcaster beIN Sports lifted its Italian Serie A blackout after reaching a financial compensation deal with the league and international rights distributor the IMG agency for lost exclusivity…

Advent International has become the latest US investment firm to make a bid for a stake in Italian football’s Serie A, according to Bloomberg.

Qatari pay-television broadcaster beIN Sports did not show any Serie A matches on the season's restart in the 35 territories where it holds rights, amid tensions over the league's relationship with Saudi…

DAZN, the OTT streaming operator, has reached an agreement with Lega Serie A over the structure of its remaining payments this season for domestic broadcast rights to Italian football’s top flight, SportBusiness u…

A group of 15 sports organisations and federations, including the Infront agency and Italy’s Lega Serie A, have today (Thursday) launched a global initiative designed to unite the sporting community i…

Italian commercial broadcaster Mediaset has approached Italy’s antitrust authorities over the plans to showcase Italy’s Serie A on free-to-air television, it has been reported.

US investment firm Bain Capital has made "a tentative offer" to buy a 25-per-cent stake in Italian football's Serie A for €3bn ($3.4bn), according to Bloomberg. Bain is seeking to beat a €2.2bn

Soft drinks group Coca-Cola has acquired the title sponsorship rights to Italian football’s main cup competition, the Coppa Italia, having surveyed the territory as title sponsor of the 2019 Supercoppa I…

Lega Serie A, the organising body of the top division of Italian club football, has said its 2019-20 season will resume with a meeting between Torino and Parma, as Italian Football Federation (FIGC) president…

Serie A, the top tier of Italian club football, is set to return on June 20 after the country’s Sports Minister Vincenzo Spadafora gave the league the green light to resume.

Lega Serie A, the organising body of the top division of Italian club football, is standing firm on its media-rights payments policy, and is also poised to present an injunction against pay-television…

Clubs from Italy’s top-tier Serie A today voted to resume the competition on June 13, pending government approval, as the league continued to adopt a tough stance on payments by rights-holding broadcasters.

Private equity company CVC Capital Partners is lining up Serie A for its next sporting investment, it has been claimed, through a deal involving the sale of domestic broadcast rights to the top division…

Clubs from Italy’s top-tier Serie A today reiterated their desire to finish the 2019-20 season at a league assembly meeting, but doubts remain over the fulfilment of the league’s domestic and international bro…

Italian public-service broadcaster Rai and pan-European broadcaster Eurosport have turned to Lega Basket, the governing body of Italian domestic basketball, in a plea to reduce their fees for the cancelled…