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Online Ticket Marketplace Vivid Seats Looking To Sell For $1.5B

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 03 / 26 / 17

Online secondary ticket marketplace Vivid Seats is "looking for a buyer and they're hoping to fetch a price" around $1.5B. Sources said that Vista Equity Partners is "working with Morgan Stanley to unload Vivid," which could "net a tidy profit for the firm a little over a year after acquiring the bu...

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