Six Nations Rugby
Rights marketing experts assess the commercial implications of World Rugby’s proposals for a new Nations Championship.
Ben Morel took over as chief executive of the Six Nations in November last year with a clear remit.
Private equity firm CVC Capital Partners is reported to be close to buying a 15-per-cent stake in the Six Nations for £300m.
Six Nations Rugby, the organising body of the annual European national team tournament, has said it has agreed to conduct due diligence on World Rugby’s proposed Nations Championship.
Cracks are beginning to appear between the Six Nations unions as they continue to debate the relative merits of private equity investment and joining World Rugby’s global league.
Private equity firm CVC Capital Partners has opened preliminary talks over a shareholding in the Six Nations Championship, The Times reports. The rumoured deal would appear to suit both parties