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Sources: Providence Equity Exploring Sale Of World Triathlon Corp.

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 02 / 25 / 15

Sources said that Providence Equity has begun exploring selling World Triathlon Corp., which owns the Ironman races. One source said that Providence could sell the endurance race series, sell public stock or simply hold the asset. A source said that WTC has between $50-60M of cash flow and a sale c...

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