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MP & Silva Renews Overseas Media Rights for Italy’s Serie A Until 2014-15

Italy’s Serie A agreed to a new three-year contract with sports media company MP & Silva for overseas broadcast rights to the country’s top soccer league.

MP & Silva, based in London and Singapore, acquired the rights to sell Serie A matches from the 2012-13 season through 2014-15, it said in a press release today. Terms of the deal weren’t disclosed.

“Since 2004 Italian Serie A has been our flagship property, therefore we are glad to have confirmed those rights also for the next seasons,” Riccardo Silva, president of MP & Silva, said.

The deal allows MP & Silva the rights to sell live coverage of the 20-team league in any territory except Italy.

To contact the reporter on this story: Tariq Panja in London at tpanja@bloomberg.net.

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Christopher Elser at celser@bloomberg.net

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