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DraftKings closes on $300M funding roundPublished in SportsBusiness Journal on 07 / 27 / 15
Daily fantasy sports giant DraftKings has closed on a $300 million Series D round of venture funding, valuing the company at more than $1 billion and extending a historic wave of investment into the space. Fox Sports led the round, joined by MLB, the NHL, MLS, Madison Square Garden and Legends Ho...
The Professional Bicycle League plans to raise $100,000 through a private placement in the next three months, said the league's commissioner, Pete O'Neil. The league, which combines indoor, full-contact mountain-bike racing with musical concerts, raised $300,000 in 1998, O'Neil said. The ...
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Fitch IBCA rated "AA-" $70 million of municipal bonds that will pay for infrastructure needed for the New England Patriots' new stadium. The Patriots will pay for the full cost of the $225 million stadium, with the state paying the $70 million for in ...
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Detroit Tigers and Red Wings owner Michael Ilitch plans a major sports financing that would personally net him roughly $50 million, according to several banking sources familiar with the plan. The $50 million is intended, in part, to help defray operating losses the Tigers suffered in rece ...
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