Deals Rumor Mill: Liberty, Novartis, Blackstone

Law360, New York (February 4, 2014, 5:47 PM EST) -- Telecom giant Liberty Global PLC and Discovery Communications have teamed up to approach CVC Capital Partners about taking over its sizable minority stake in auto-racing outfit Formula One Group, according to a Tuesday report from the Telegraph. The early-stage talks could lead to a deal that values Formula One at more than $10.6 billion. Liberty and Discovery, the TV powerhouse that owns a bundle of popular cable channels, have asked to see private financial information in order to firm up their offer. CVC Capital owns a...
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