Year of Investment: 2006
Status: Exited in May 2010 – Sold to Lagardére Unlimited
Blue Entertainment Sports Television (BEST) ultimately evolved into a unified, full-service sporting event, representation, media, broadcasting, entertainment, and marketing company. BEST acquired and integrated over 10 industry leaders through leveraged buyouts that then grew substantially through cross platform synergies and organic growth. BEST was sold to Lagardére Unlimited (MMB: EN Paris), which boasts one of the largest portfolios of athletic representation, event companies, and sports television rights in the world.