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Report: DAZN in TPG talks over ‘US$125m’ sale

Getty ImagesDAZN Group, the British-based digital sports media company, is in talks to sell its soccer news website Goal. com to US-based investment firm TPG as it seeks to raise funds amid the coronavirus pandemic, according to the New York Times. The US newspaper reports that TPG could pay DAZN ‘as much as US$125 million’ for Goal, which is published in 19 languages covering more than 50 countries. The New York Times adds that TPG, which counts Creative Artists Agency (CAA), Spotify and Vice in its broad portfolio, would be acquiring Goal through one of its affiliates.  Talks between the two parties were initiated late last year, says the report, and DAZN has committed to continue working with Goal under a potential deal.     DAZN declined to comment on the New York Times story when contacted by SportsPro.

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