CVC’s Ligue 1 deal confirms fund’s reputation as sport’s biggest gambler

(L to R): Donald MacKenzie of CVC Capital Partners, former F1 World Champion Niki Lauda and ex-F1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone chat on the grid before the 2012 Spanish Grand Prix. (Paul Gilham/Getty Images)

Frank Dunne takes a close look at CVC, which has become the sport's industry's go-to private equity partner due to its aggressive investment strategy and appetite for risk.

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