CVC Capital Partners Fund VII has signed a binding agreement for a minority shareholding in Premier Rugby Limited, the top league in the English Rugby Union system.
This investment is expected to complete in Q1/2019 and follows on from
other investments in the sports & entertainment sector which CVC has led,
including Moto GP, Formula One, Stage Entertainment, and Merlin Entertainment.
Oakwell Sports Advisory is an advisor on rugby to CVC Capital Partners, and advised the Fund across the whole of the transaction from acquisition strategy and screening to due diligence – pre and post approach.