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Lagardère Unlimited Reports Revenue Increase Of Nearly 50% For First Half Of '15

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 08 / 03 / 15

The sports division of French company Lagardère reported positive financial numbers, according to Nils Lehnebach of SPONSORs. The company was able to increase its revenue by almost 50%. During the first half of '15, the company generated revenue of €259M ($285M), which is a 48.5% increas...

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