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New Zealand Rugby's long-awaited deal with US investment firm Silver Lake is set to go ahead after provincial rugby unions today (Thursday) voted in favour of it

The proposed private equity investment deal by Silver Lake in rugby union in New Zealand has been delayed after the country's provincial unions requested more information on the agreement and more time…

Four private equity groups have made binding bids for a stake in the commercial subsidiary being planned by France’s Professional Football League (LFP), it has been reported.

Outside investment enabling ‘mature dialogue’ about global calendar Governing body unlikely to agree to a ‘whole-of-sport’ PE deal like FIVB Women
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New Zealand Rugby and the New Zealand players’ union have agreed to an initial NZ$200m ($134.1m/€177.9m) investment in NZR’s commercial rights by US-based private equity company Silver Lake Partners. T

Danny Townsend, managing director of Australian Professional Leagues, speaks to SportBusiness about Silver Lake's $100m investment into Australian club football.
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New Zealand Rugby is to hold talks with the New Zealand players’ union next week over the proposed investment in its commercial rights by US private equity company Silver Lake Partners.

US investment firm Silver Lake is investing close to A$140m ($100m/€89m) to acquire a 33-per-cent stake in Australian Professional Leagues (APL), the organisation that manages Australia's elite football l…

Cricket Australia has had talks with American private equity firm Silver Lake about a potential investment, according to local media

US investment firm Silver Lake is close to acquiring a 30-per-cent stake in the commercial rights business of Australia's domestic football leagues, according to Australian newspapers the Sun-Herald and…

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The New Zealand Rugby Players’ Association has published the details of an alternative capital raising option to the NZ$387.5m ($279/€230m) from American private equity firm Silver Lake.

New Zealand Rugby has rejected alternative proposals from the country's rugby union professionals to a planned investment by US private equity firm Silver Lake as being based on models that are "flawed"…

New Zealand Rugby has voted to approve the proposed investment in its commercial rights by US private equity company Silver Lake Partners

The New Zealand Rugby Players Association (NZRPA) has moved to oppose New Zealand Rugby’s proposed deal to sell a stake in the organisation to US private equity firm Silver Lake, citing concerns over p…

Latest $350m funding round continues sharp acceleration for merchandising giant

New Zealand Rugby has received a NZ$465m ($335m/€279m) offer from US-based private equity firm Silver Lake, for a 15-per-cent share in its commercial rights arm, it has been reported.