Archive for April, 2010

Lagardère Might Be Close to Buying Blue Entertainment Sports Television

April 26, 2010

Blue Entertainment Sports Television, the fast-growing, Louisville-based sports and entertainment agency founded by local entrepreneur Jonathan Blue, might be sold soon to a French company looking to become a major player in the United States. Lagardère Unlimited, a Paris-based talent-management company, is said by industry sources to be in “advanced talks” […]

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French Sports Company Lagardère SA Nearing Acquisition of BEST

April 9, 2010

French sporting and publishing giant Lagardere SA is close to acquiring BEST, multiple sources said, which would introduce a player with significant financial wherewithal into the U.S. sports agency marketplace. A deal could be consummated as early as next week, the sources said. Lagardere is one of France’s largest and […]

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Lagardère Negotiating to Buy BEST

April 8, 2010

Lagardère, the Paris-based media and sports giant, is in negotiations to buy Blue Entertainment Sports Television (BEST), has learned. Lagardère, who represents Andy Roddick,Justine Henin and Fernando Gonzalez, among others, is headed by Ken Meyerson, who used to work as Tennis Division President at BEST. BEST currently represents Victoria Azarenka, Caroline Wozniacki, […]

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