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Pegulas Acquire Majority Stake In Apparel Brand AdPro Sports

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 08 / 21 / 17

Bills co-Owners  Terry  and  Kim Pegula  have "acquired a majority ownership stake" in N.Y.-based AdPro Sports, a move that "further cements their already deep portfolio of local holdings." This marks Pegula Sports & Entertainment's "entry into the manufacturing field with cu...

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