Lega Serie A

Italian football’s Lega Serie A today (Monday) issued the invitation to tender document for the league’s international broadcast rights from 2021-22 to 2023-24.

The next edition of the Suppercoppa Italiana will be staged at the Mapei Stadium in the Emilia-Romagna province of Italy, breaking a controversial sequence in which the fixture was staged overseas in Saudi…

Clubs from Italy’s Lega Serie A have accepted the offer from private equity companies including CVC Capital Partners for a 10-per-cent stake in a new entity that will manage its media-rights business.

The Italian antitrust authority, l’Autorità Garante della Concorrenza e del Mercato (AGCM), has ruled that nine Serie A football clubs breached best practice on the sale of match and season tickets by…

CVC Capital Partners, the leaders of the consortium in pole position for a stake in Serie A’s new media-rights business, is thought to have asked that a “breakaway” clause be inserted into any deal as mu…

The Brazilian arm of US pay-television broadcaster Turner has acquired the final package of Italian Serie A rights in Brazil

Italy’s Lega Serie A has decided to enter into exclusive negotiations with a consortium involving private equity firm CVC Capital Partners over the sale of a stake in a new entity to manage its media-rights b…

The private equity companies interested in acquiring a stake in Lega Serie A’s new media-rights business are thought to have revised their bids, with the offers to now be reviewed on October 13 after P…

Italian football's Serie A has lost more than €500m ($573m) in revenues due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the league's chief executive Luigi De Siervo has said.

In part one of a two-part video discussion, Umberto Gandini speaks to SB24's Kevin Roberts

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…

Lega Serie A, the organising body of the top tier of Italian club football, has set a deadline of September 30 for private equity bids to be submitted for a stake in its new media-rights business, it is…

Spanish media giant Mediapro is in “advanced negotiations” with private equity firms Bain Capital and NB Renaissance Partners to join their bid for a stake in Serie A’s new media-rights business, accor…

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

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…