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Latham & Watkins Advises Bridgepoint and CPP Investments on Sale of Dorna Sports to Liberty Media

April 2, 2024
Cross-practice team advises on the €4.2 billion sale of MotoGP and WSBK Championships.

Latham & Watkins has advised Bridgepoint and the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPP Investments) on the sale of Dorna Sports S.L. to Liberty Media in a transaction that values the company at €4.2 billion.

Dorna is the international sports management, media, and marketing company that holds the global rights to organize the MotoGP and WSBK Championships, which together represent the two preeminent motorcycle racing series in the world.

The transaction is subject to customary conditions and regulatory approvals, and it is expected to complete later in 2024.

The Latham team is led by London corporate partner David Walker, and associates Michael Houlder and Oscar Phillipson. Advice on antitrust matters is being provided by London partner David Little, with associate Oscar Hayward; on US corporate matters by Boston partners Lisa Martin and Matthew Goulding, with associate Omeed Valipour; on tax matters by London partner Helen Lethaby, with associate Joshua Atkinson; and on finance matters by London partner Dominic Newcomb, with associate Tamryn Jensen.