Sky Deutschland Reiterates Forecasts, Euro Am Sonntag Reports

Sky Deutschland AG (SKYD) will still meet its profit forecasts even after it pays 2 billion euros ($2.6 billion) for the broadcasting rights for Germany’s Bundesliga soccer matches through 2017, Euro am Sonntag reported.

Sky Deutschland still sees a “a small operative minus” in 2012 before achieving “a positive pretax profit” in 2013 and “a bigger profit” in 2014, the German newspaper reported. It was quoting Sky Deutschland Chief Executive Officer Brian Sullivan in a preview of an article to be published tomorrow.

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