Doughty Hanson & Co has led a EUR 315m cash injection in the form of equity and preferred securities in Sentanta Sports Holdings Ltd. Goldman Sachs International, Davy Stockbrokers and Adams Street Partners have also invested in the deal. The new capital will be used to cover the content, operating and marketing costs of the company's new services including the launch of Sentanta Golf in 2007 and coverage of the FA Premier League from August 2007.
Company plans on expanding further into the learning and development market
Primomiglio, Banca di Piacenza, Intesa Sanpaolo Vita, Be Shaping the Future and CRIF also take part in the round
Centerbridge Partners, which invested in the company in 2013, retains a minority stake
Company will use the proceeds to commercialise its flagship product across the US