Nordic Entertainment Group (Nent)
Nordic Entertainment (Nent) Group has bid aggressively to acquire a host of sports rights in recent weeks ahead of a public offering in 2019.
Interview with Kim Mikkelsen, SVP group head of sports at Nordic Entertainment Group, about the company’s host of media-rights deals in recent weeks, including English Premier League, Formula One, International Handball Federation and European Handball Federation agreements.
Digital entertainment company Modern Times Group has completed the disposal of its international entertainment operations by selling Bulgarian commercial broadcaster Nova to PPF Group, the investment company controlled by Czech billionaire Petr Kellner.
Uefa has earned a significant increase in the value of its national team rights across Eastern Europe, justifying its decision to sell market-by-market in the region.
The ATP is earning less from market-by-market sales in the Nordics than from the last cycle’s pan-regional deal, after Modern Times Group added World Tour rights in Norway and Sweden to its earlier Denmark deal last month. A separate deal has also been agreed in Finland with MTV3.